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Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre
Ranked #16 of 120 Hotels in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 7 April 2011

Stayed here for the first time having stayed in most other hotels in Manchester whilst on business. This was the first time the rate was under the capped rate of £80 so I thought I would give it a try. From check in the service was impressive with plush surroundings and clean and tidy decor. I asked for a quiet room and was put on the 7th floor towards the end of the corridor and I have to be honest never heard a single thing. The room was gorgoeous with lovely furnishings and a comfy bed. Small touches like water in the room and chocolates on the pillow were fab. The bathroom was ultra modern with a separate shower cubicle and spotlessly clean. I didn't have breakfast as this wasn't in the room rate but it was £9.99 if purchased the day before so came in at good value. Was back again in Manchester this week but it was over the capped rate at £87 so I had to stay in the not so impressive Ramada.

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  • Stayed: April 2011, travelled on business
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CrownePlazaManc, Operations Manager at Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2011

We very much appreciate you taking the time to complete your comments on www.tripadvisor.com, It helps us enormously to maintain our standards. Thank you for your kind comments towards our hotel and staff. I will pass on your great comments accordingly. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre the next time your travel plans permit.

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Reviewed 4 April 2011

Always stay at the mal but due to a offer with work thought I would try something new. Quick and easy checkin, good serivce and no problems with hotel. Only downside was the traffic noise which you could hear in bedroom on 3rd floor. Room I booked was a suite, which was clean and a good size. When you book a club room/suite you also get acess to the club lounge which offers free soft drinks all day and between 6-8pm you get access to free alcohol inc beers & wines which was a nice touch. You also get breakfast in the lounge in the morning but didn't try this myself.

  • Stayed: April 2011
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Reviewed 27 March 2011

Location is good 5 minutes walk from centre and close to Arndale shopping centre, hotel does not have car parking but NCP 200 metres at £15/ 24hrs. We had a two double bedroom for 3 persons although a little compact had good facilities and very comfy beds. Very good quality breakfast. Only negatives were the reception and bar area which felt "airport" and lack of good tourist information from the concierge desk. Would use again though

  • Stayed: March 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 March 2011

This was our first trip to Manchester for a weekend getaway. The receptionists were friendly, speedy and helpful. Room was very clean and stylish. View was of a carpark but hey we weren't here to stare at that all day. Breakfast was better than expected but other meals were had out. Location was fantastic - right in the centre with shopping and bars close by. We walked pretty much everywhere so was exhausted by the evening and thus good sleep. Would defiinitely recommend!

  • Stayed: December 2010, travelled as a couple
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CrownePlazaManc, Operations Manager at Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2011

We very much appreciate you taking the time to complete your comments on www.tripadvisor.com, It helps us enormously to maintain our standards. Thank you for your kind comments towards our hotel and staff. I will pass on your great comments accordingly. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre the next time your travel plans permit.

Robin Ford
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robin.ford@cpmanchester.com
+44 (0) 161 828 8600

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Reviewed 6 March 2011

Stayed for one night. Requested an early check-in, this was honoured. I arrived extremely early 9:45am, and was checked in-brilliant.

The hotel is in a good location, very close to shops, Manchester Arndale Centre about two minute walk away.All staff were very courteous. Had a double-double room on fifth floor, which was very modern and very clean. No complaints! Our room price included breakfast, which was also very good.

Would definitely stay at the Crowne Plaza again when visiting Manchester!
Well done to the Crowne plaza...

  • Stayed: March 2011, travelled with family
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CrownePlazaManc, Operations Manager at Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2011

We very much appreciate you taking the time to complete your comments on www.tripadvisor.com, It helps us enormously to maintain our standards. Thank you for your kind comments towards our hotel and staff. I will pass on your comments accordingly. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre the next time your travel plans permit.

Robin Ford
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+44 (0) 161 828 8600

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Reviewed 3 March 2011

This still has the feeling of a new Hotel. I was staying just one night on a shopping trip to meet my sister and had driven up. Luckily I only had a small bag as the car parking was a little walk away. The room was as you expect from this chain and breakfast was fresh. The only complaint would be that next time I would find somewhere closer to the shops.

  • Stayed: February 2011, travelled solo
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CrownePlazaManc, Operations Manager at Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2011

We very much appreciate you taking the time to complete your comments on www.tripadvisor.com, It helps us enormously to maintain our standards. Thank you for your kind comments towards our hotel and staff. I will pass on your comments accordingly.
I'm not sure as to what type of shops you perfer. But, the Arndale Centre is just a short 5 min walk from our hotel. It is actually the largest centre city shopping mall in all of Europe. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre the next time your travel plans permit.

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Reviewed 25 February 2011

Great place to stay - very efficient staff - one niggling thing about the room was the lack of sufficient lighting.

  • Stayed: February 2011, travelled on business
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Thank SteveHurst
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CrownePlazaManc, Operations Manager at Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2011

We very much appreciate you taking the time to complete your comments on www.tripadvisor.com, It helps us enormously to maintain our standards. Thank you for your kind comments towards our hotel and staff. I will pass on your comments accordingly. In regards to insufficient lighting in your room I will begin to look into this and see what we can do. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre the next time your travel plans permit.

Robin Ford
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robin.ford@cpmanchester.com
+44 (0) 161 828 8600

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Additional Information about Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre

Address: 70 Shudehill, Manchester M4 4AF, England (Formerly Crowne Plaza Hotel Manchester City Centre)
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Greater Manchester > Manchester
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Manchester
#9 Business Hotel in Manchester
#9 Family Hotel in Manchester
#12 Luxury Hotel in Manchester
Price Range: £80 - £243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre 4*
Number of rooms: 228
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre is the hottest new hotel to land on the city in 2008. It is perfectly situated in the heart of Manchester in the trendy Northern Quarter, Victoria and Piccadilly Stations and Shudehill Tram and Bus Interchange are all within a short walking distance of this stunning new city centre hotel. The Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre is ideally located within easy access to the MEN Arena, Manchester Central, the Printworks, Manchester Arndale Shopping Centre, Urbis, Manchester City and Manchester United football grounds. The Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre has 228 luxurious bedrooms with one or two queen or king sized beds including Club Rooms, Junior and Presidential Suites, and a club floor with enhanced views and exclusive access to the top floor club lounge. The stylish rooms have superb contemporary bathrooms boasting separate bath and shower, LCD televisions and complimentary internet access. All guests have complimentary access to the gym which has a range of cardio-vascular equipment open 24 hours a day. The Glasshouse Bar and Restaurant is an ideal place to relax and unwind with a specialty cocktail or have dinner with colleagues or friends. The Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre also offers nine modern and state-of-the art meeting rooms with a maximum capacity for up to 200 delegates with complimentary wireless internet access. Located right in the heart of Manchester on the edge of the captivating nightlife and excellent entertainment area including the trendy Northern Quarter, the hotel provides you with the gateway to what the city has to offer. With state of the art conference facilities and 228 individual bedroom experiences, every care has been taken to combine the edgy modern design of the building with contemporary luxury facilities. ... more   less 
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