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Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel
Ranked #24 of 118 Hotels in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence
Warrington, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
18 reviews
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“Great Hotel”
Reviewed 20 October 2013

Just spend a night at the Victoria and Albert. I must say I was pleasantly surprised how nice the hotel was considering it was a Marriott chain.It is a converted warehouse so has some real character. Room was a good size with excellent King bed, as usual I sleep better in a Marriott beds than I do at home !!

The bar area is really nice and the bar staff very friendly. Sunday breakfast was a calm ordered affair, which is not always the case in busy hotels at weekends

I stay in lots of hotels on business and felt this deserved the 4* rating.

I stayed using my Marriott points and received a complementary breakfast as I am a Platinum member.

Would highly recommend if you want a hotel close to the hustle and bustle of Castlefield in a quiet waterside location

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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VA_Manchester, General Manager at Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel, responded to this review, 16 November 2013
Dear Warrington Traveller,
Delighted to hear that you loved the converted warehouse look of our hotel, the Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert - certainly is a unique hotel. It was originally 2 warehouses from the mid 1800's - one called Victoria and one called Albert, over the next century they housed many different and varied items from the textile era and industrial revolution before they were lovingly converted into a hotel.
You are quite correct that we are situated just on the edge of the hustle and bustle of Castlefield and close to Manchester's premier business and leisure district - Spinningfields, yet our waterside location is a tranquil and peaceful haven.
Thank you for taking the time and trouble to provide such lovely feedback and we very much look foward to having the opportunity of welcoming you back in the near future.
Kind regards,
Richard
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Binfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 October 2013

Stayed here for 3 nights whilst attending a conference at Old Trafford.

The Victoria & Albert is well worth commenting on.
I would say that the hotel offers that option between private hotel and larger corporate choice.
The staff were friendly and eager to help.

The decor and surroundings are pleasing and help for a relaxing stay. WiFi is free in reception and there are plenty of places to sit and relax.

My room was clean and had all the usual things you need - ironing board, iron, tea and coffee etc. The air con actually worked too!

Valet parking due to lack of space so be prepared to pay a little.

Only had breakfast which was fine.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
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VA_Manchester, General Manager at Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel, responded to this review, 16 November 2013
Dear DanzigerII,
Thank you for taking the time and trouble to provide us with an online review following your recent stay with us here at the Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel, here in the heart of Manchester.
Delighted to hear that you felt the hotel was an ideal place either for business or pleasure.
We very much look forward to having the opportunity of welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future.
Kind regards,
Richard
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Matlock, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 October 2013

My wife and I stayed at this hotel for a weekend break on their two nights bed and breakfast with dinner on the first night. On arrival the reception was friendly and efficient and the staff attitudes continued throughout our stay. Even though we arrived early, we were quickly allocated a third floor room overlooking the river. The hotel is in a converted wharehouse so the ceilings seem a little low and there are still the iron roof supports all down the corridor and also one in our room. However the design of the room was pleasing, the iron column a feature and the room nicely decorated, well furnished and comfortable. Dinner on the first night - three courses from the standard menu but you pay extra for premium dishes - was good but we did find it strange that we had to pay extra for vegetables with the main course.
The hotel is very well placed for all the central Manchester attractions - especially the Opera House and Science and Industry Museum. A good hotel experience.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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VA_Manchester, General Manager at Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel, responded to this review, 16 November 2013
Dear James M,
Thank you for taking the time and trouble to complete an online review following your recent stay with us here at the Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel, here in the heart of Manchester.
I am delighted to hear that you found our team to be friendly and efficient and our location ideal for the museums and theatre district.
We very much look forward to having the opportunity of welcoming you back to Manchester and our hotel in the near future.
Kind regards,
Richard
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Chicago, IL
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Reviewed 14 October 2013 via mobile

This has been my stop over hotel before heading back home. Nice hotel with an earthy feel, not typical of the chain feel.

Good bar/restaurant with a decent menu selection.

Rooms are cozy, bathrooms could use a bit of tidying up.

Staff was very helpful and prompt with requests.

Stayed September 2013, travelled on business
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VA_Manchester, General Manager at Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel, responded to this review, 16 November 2013
Dear kleedaddy,
Thank you for taking the time and trouble to provide the online community with a review following your recent stay with us here at the Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel, located on the banks of the River Irwell in the heart of Manchester.
You are quite correct, we have all the pluses of being part of the Marriott hotel chain with their fabulously comfortable beds - for which they are rightly renonwned and yet unique enough to feel more like a boutique hotel, with locally sourced and produce and menus.
Its great to hear that you found the staff very helpful and attentive throughout your stay.
We hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back again soon when next in the UK.
Kind regards,
Richard
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Stayed 1 night sunday 13th oct, paid £69 bb, checked in staight away hotel staff very helpfull and pleasent. Room had king size bed very comfy and clean.
Had late night food which was good but just not a big choice as the ovens had been tured off but it was 10.30pm.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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VA_Manchester, General Manager at Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel, responded to this review, 16 November 2013
Dear Rachel T,
Thank you for taking the time to complete a review following your recent stay at the Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel, here in the heart of Manchester.
Its lovely to hear that you found the staff to be very helpful and pleasant and loved your room with its king size bed and found it to be excellent value for money.
We very much hope we have the opportunity of welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future.
Thank you again for your kind words.
Regards,
Richard
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Danville, California, United States
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Reviewed 11 October 2013

The hotel is in a good location in Manchester. The staff are very attentive and the services are good overall. However, the bathroom smells like dirty socks. I don't know it is the whole hotel or just my room (437). The hotel does not have its own gym. But the guests can access a gym 4 mins walk away next to the Opera House.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
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VA_Manchester, General Manager at Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel, responded to this review, 16 November 2013
Dear David L,
Thank you for taking the time and trouble to complete an online review following your recent stay with us here at the hotel.
Delighted to hear that you thought the staff were good and very attentive.
I have passed on your comments to the housekeepr regarding the smell in the bathroom, which we believe was emanating from a shower curtain. We will ensure that we check these more carefully in future.
We hope we have the opportunity of welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future.
Kind regards,
Richard
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west yorkshire
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2013

Stayed in this hotel while on a hen party and I can't honestly fault a thing . I was impressed with the decor in the reception and also in the bar area. I loved the exposed brickwork as well , and the rooms were a decent size. Ours had 2 double beds ( only 2of us) which were very comfy, and we also had fab pillows so I had one of the best sleeps I've had!
Breakfast was also very good, excellent choice to suit every palate.
I would love to stay again, we all enjoyed our stay at this hotel and couldn't fault anything!

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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VA_Manchester, General Manager at Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel, responded to this review, 16 November 2013
Dear ladybirdslotqueen,
Thanlk you for taking the time and trouble to provide us with an online review following your recent stay with us here at the Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel, here in the heart of Manchester.
Delighted to hear that you couldnt fault anything during your recent visit and that you found the breakfast selection to be excellent and had one of the best nighty sleeps ever in one of our Marriott beds.
We very much hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back to the hotel in the not too distant future.
Kind regards,
Richard
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Property: Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel
Address: Water Street, Manchester M3 4JQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Greater Manchester > Manchester
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#18 Luxury Hotel in Manchester
#20 Business Hotel in Manchester
#27 Family Hotel in Manchester
#29 Romantic Hotel in Manchester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 148
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set in the vibrant Manchester city centre on the banks of the River Irwell, the Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel in England exudes a historical charm. Our cozy 4-star Manchester hotel's location across from Granada Television Studios is ideal, as guests enjoy a short and pleasant stroll to the Opera House, Spinningfields and Deansgate areas and Palace Theatre. Very convenient to reach the Manchester United and Manchester City football grounds. Since our Manchester city center hotel's origin was a warehouse built in 1844, you will find many authentic details in our guest rooms including exposed brick and oak beams. Our £3 million renovation in 2014 highlights the old architecture and new contemporary flair, along with modern comforts and services. ... more   less 
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