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“Comfortable stay but a dream come true if you like cricket”
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Old Trafford Lodge
Ranked #11 of 16 Hotels in Trafford
Durham, United Kingdom
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“Comfortable stay but a dream come true if you like cricket”
Reviewed 11 October 2013 via mobile

Stayed here on business for one night, room was tired but had a big balcony overlooking the cricket ground, which is a great area if your a smoker. It was a very comfortable stay.
Breakfast is only continental but that's fine for me.

Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
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Clayton-le-Dale, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 October 2013

Clean modern room with balcony overlooking cricket pitch. Ideal short stay budget hotel. The £44 inc breakfast for two was excellent value. No safe in room was disappointing. Only a couple of minutes walk to metro station for travel into Manchester. Would recommend for a one or two night stay.

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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Westerham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2013

Stayed one night in October 2013. Reception was efficient on arrival.
Room was 'executive' looking into the cricket ground. On first appearance room was OK but on further inspection the bed cover had blood spots although the duvet cover and sheets were clean. Shower doors were in poor repair - needed new rubber seals, ceiling tile in bathroom was cracked. Towels were old and not very white or fluffy. Bed proved to be very hard - so not a good nights sleep.
On the positive the TV and channels were good and the free internet access a bonus. Continental breakfast served in the bar area was satisfactory. Self service toast, tea/coffee but kept clean and topped up. Location good and free car parking.
Overall the £ 70 was a high price to pay for an OK room. Had hoped for better.

Room Tip: Not sure the extra £ 10 was worth it for a room with the cricket pitch view.
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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U K
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Reviewed 9 October 2013

was working in the Manchester area looked at its past reviews and thought give it a go. Well very happy with the staff room view over the pitch. it must cost more to stay when a match is on cricket/football as united's ground is less than 1 mile away. But all in all for an over night stay for the price we payed with breakfast included you cant go wrong. sure saved driving all the way home on a sunday night to drive back up early monday morning to work in Liverpool. If my jobs work out like that again i would be happy to stay at the old trafford lodge. Also a nice touch in reception to have take out menus for local restaurants to deliver in

Room Tip: go for a balcony room overlooking the pitch great idea
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
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Kirkland, Quebec, Canada
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Reviewed 9 October 2013

The Old Trafford Lodge overlooks the cricket pitch which would be a cool place to watch a match. Very well located (short walk) to catch a Manchester United game as well! Our room was small but clean. You'll need to enjoy a firm bed to sleep well. Breakfast is included, which is always a nice touch. Plenty of choice on cereal but limited otherwise. Staff were pretty friendly and helpful as well.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 October 2013 via mobile

I was at this hotel while at a conference at The Point conference centre at Old Trafford cricket ground but I went to the Premier Inn on the Saturday night because not only was the bed uncomfortable but the room stank of smoke despite it being a non smoking room. The breakfast was very basic and only adequate at best. . Very unsatisfactory overall

Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
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Cheshire England
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Reviewed 6 October 2013

Stayed for one night to attend a dinner at the adjacent Point. The excecutive room was reasonable in size with a balcony overlooking the ground. However on a dark Thursday night this was of little value. The hot water was not hot in the evening and the heated towel rail was not working. A safe would have been very useful. The breakfast was very average.
Overall the room was not cheap and not good value for money

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
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Additional Information about Old Trafford Lodge

Property: Old Trafford Lodge
Address: LCCC Talbot Road | (at Lancashire County Cricket Club), Trafford M16 0PX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Greater Manchester > Trafford
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Trafford
#5 Romantic Hotel in Trafford
#5 Family Hotel in Trafford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Old Trafford Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 68
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Old Trafford Lodge in ideally located in the Lancashire County Cricket Club, with the Metro link providing easy access to the City centre and the Salford Quays. With 36 Executive bedrooms overlooking the famous Old Trafford pitch, where else can you relax on your own balcony at the end of your working day and enjoy the unique experience of watching County Cricket from your bedroom window? ... more   less 
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