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“Very good location for the northern quarter”

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Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre
Ranked #16 of 120 Hotels in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 14 December 2013

Went here with business have stayed in 4 or 5 different hotels in Manchester. This is my second favourite service was good, rooms nice clean have everything you need. Rainfall showers which I'm not a fan of but can't complain all good. The best thing was the location for the Northern Quarter the cool part of town if you don't know Manchester, some might argue that. But literally a stones throw away so good hotel to pick!

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Reviewed 12 December 2013 via mobile

We had a lovely one night stay in room 329, the room was a good size and quiet. The bed was so comfy and big. The decor was modern, abit dark for applying make - up. Breakfast next morning was very nice and the staff were pleasant and helpful. Will return.

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Reviewed 12 December 2013

Treated my pals to an overnight at the Crown having found a good deal on line. Arrived quite early to check in but staff were really nice and handled everything efficiently. Twin room was nicely appointed, comfortable and clean. Good location- would stay again.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with friends
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CrownePlazaManCity, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2013

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay at the hotel, we greatly appreciate your feedback as it helps us to maintain our standards. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back to the Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre in the future.

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Bob Fairweather
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Reviewed 12 December 2013

Platinum reward member. Stayed twice in the last two weeks and both occasions very similar. Check-in was efficient if robotic and impersonal, room was great; clean, modern, super comfortable bed and good bathroom. Ideally located for city centre shopping and if you are going in December the Christmas Markets are just around the corner.
Will definitely stay again but it would be nice if the staff just had a more personal touch.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled on business
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CrownePlazaManCity, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2013

Thank you for sharing your experience following your recent visits to the hotel and for providing your candid feedback. We receive a lot of positive comments regarding the service of staff therefore I am very sorry you did not experience this when you stayed. Please rest assured we value all guest feedback and I will ensure your comments are shared with the team to review. I am confident that when you next visit the service will be exemplary.

Thank you once again and I am pleased you enjoyed your visit to the city.

I hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again.

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Bob Fairweather

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Reviewed 12 December 2013

This is our go-to hotel for when we want to stay in a central location in Manchester without paying 5 star prices. It is excellent value for money. The rooms are always clean, very comfortable, and if you're lucky you'll even get one with a view of the city. I'd highly recommend getting a club room, as it means you get to use the club lounge. I often sneak in there in my dressing gown get a couple of coffees and pastries and head back to the room to great my other half with a breakfast in bed.

When we've stayed here in the past we've bumped into celebrities in the bar as a lot of people stay there for gigs at the MEN and during the football matches.

The bar is great value, and although it does get busy at peak times, the staff are still friendly and helpful.

Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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CrownePlazaManCity, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2013

Thank you for taking the time to share your kind comments following your most recent visit to the Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed a relaxing stay, as well as using the club lounge and bar. It is an immense pleasure to hear such kind words, please be assured that I have passed these on to the team. We look forward to welcoming you back where a warm welcome will await you.

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Reviewed 12 December 2013 via mobile

but alas. The coffee at breakfast is clearer than dishwater and tastes like it too. no aroma, no depth, no taste. in fact I wouldn't state on oath that it actually is coffee. Ok I can be a coffee snob, but this is ridiculous.
Rooms ok and unexceptional. staff smile which helps.

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Stayed: December 2013, travelled on business
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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2013

Dear mozart21 ,

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of our property. We apologize you were not well satisfied with the coffee we offer. It is regrettable that we fell below your expectations. The feedback we receive from our valued guests, like you, enables us to improve and continually provide the best experience possible. Thank you for staying and we all hope to have an opportunity to serve you again on your next future visit.

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Reviewed 10 December 2013

visited the christmas markets again as a birthday treat .We were given an upgrade for my birthday thank you it was lovely .All the staff were friendly and could not have been more helpfull definately will return

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with family
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CrownePlazaManCity, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2013

Many thanks for taking the time to comment on your stay, I'm very happy you enjoyed your birthday treat at the Christmas Markets and the time spent at the hotel, we pride ourselves on the friendliness of the staff and will I pass your comments on to the teams.
We look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future.
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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 Family Hotel in Manchester
#9 Business Hotel in Manchester
#12 Luxury Hotel in Manchester
Price Range: £81 - £280 (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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