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Novotel Manchester Centre
Ranked #41 of 121 Hotels in Manchester
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Reviewed 6 June 2010

Stayed here for 2 nights, and booked with Thomas Cook. We paid £128 which inc £30 discount offer.
Hotel is in great location, a 10 min walk from Piccadilly station, and 2 mins from Chinatown.
Hotel was clean and staff very helpful and friendly. Rooms were clean and a reasonable size. We had no issues with unwanted noise.
We had a very warm 2 days and the room was fairly warm at night even with the air con running.
This was our only issue, and would stay again.

  • Stayed: June 2010, travelled as a couple
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iblack, Manager at Novotel Manchester Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2010

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Novotel Manchester centre and I look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Kind regards, Iain Black

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Reviewed 6 June 2010

Very well situated - close to the train station and a short walk to all the shops. Very helpful staff. Quiet despite it's proximity to everything

Stayed: May 2010, travelled solo
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Iain B, General Manager at Novotel Manchester Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2013

Thank you for your kind comments. Best regards Iain Black

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Reviewed 2 June 2010

Great location for whole of city centre and definitely value for money compared with other hotels in Manchester. Very friendly staff make sure you are well looked after.

  • Stayed: May 2010, travelled as a couple
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iblack, Manager at Novotel Manchester Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2010

Happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Novotel Manchester Centre. I look forward to your next visit. Kind regards Iain Black

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Reviewed 1 June 2010

I stayed here with my partner on Sat 29th May as we were going to a concert at the MEN Arena.

Check in was no problem, we should've checked in at 2pm but our room was ready at lunch time so early check in was no problem. The staff were really friendly and helpful and wished us a good time at the concert.

The hotel is situated right near China Town which was handy, we didnt eat there but there were plenty of restaurants to choose from. We ate at Weatherspoons not far from the hotel which was cheap and cheerful and in a huge fabulous old building.

The rooms were a really good size and spotlessly clean, the power shower was great and there was plenty of storage space for clothes etc and the bed was nice and comfy. There wasnt much of a view from our room but we didnt mind with being there only one night.

The breakfast was lovely and we thought it was excellent value for money, I paid £69 B&B for us and we were offered the same rate if we wanted to stay an extra night.

The hotel is around 15 minutes walk from the arena which was OK for us, we stopped off for food along the way at a shopping centre in Deansgate which was full of great shops.

The hotel with such a great location, spotlessly clean with a fab breakfast - you cant go wrong. It was our first time in Manchester and we'd definitely go back and stay at this hotel.

  • Stayed: May 2010, travelled as a couple
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Thank K-Dub1985
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iblack, General Manager at Novotel Manchester Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2010

We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Novotel Manchester Centre. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback.

I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services.

Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one.

Sincerely,

Iain Black
General Manager
Novotel Manchester Centre

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Reviewed 24 May 2010

I stayed at the Novotel over the weekend, while attending a training course elsewhere. The hotel is located just outside Manchester's Chinatown. If you're facing reception, you can see the famous Chinese arch across the road, and through the revolving doors to your left. I didn't dine in the hotel in the evenings, because it was so easy to get good Asian/Oriental food nearby. The hotel is also not too far away from Piccadilly train station, and the buses at Piccadilly Gardens. There's a gym in the hotel, but I didn't use it.

Checking in and out went smoothly. The staff were friendly and helpful. When I had a query about local shops, they were able to offer advice. The room itself was fine. It was clean, and spacious enough, with a very comfortable bed. There was a sofa, a large desk, and a separate bathroom and toilet. The shower/bath was very nice. I also liked the light levels in the room. Not too dark, not too bright. It would have been good to have had a bottle of body lotion with the soap, shower gel, etc. And I think the sink design wasn't great, as the soap could easily slip into the sink. But those are minor quibbles.

There wasn't a view from the window, but then I wasn't looking for a good view. It was a hot weekend, and the air conditioner took a while to lower the temperature, but it did work in the end. I think one drawback about the Novotel is that given their prices, they could have offered free wifi in the room. I could have purchased a package with broadband, movies, etc, if I wanted to, but I wasn't going to be in the room that much over the weekend. I didn't want to pay extra to get on the internet to check my e-mail, to look up bus or train times, or to use Google maps.

I did very much like that the room was very quiet. I didn't hear noise from other rooms, or the corridor outside. So either there weren't many other people around, or there is good soundproofing in the hotel. I also liked that there was decaf coffee, and herbal teas in the tea/coffee tray in the room. There was also a fridge with a mini-bar, but I didn't use that. And there was an in-room safe, hairdryer, iron and ironing board.

Breakfast was OK. I went down for it very early, and it took a while for staff to appear and seat me. But I particularly liked that there was soya milk available for my cereal. I also liked that the menu gave information on the calories of different food items. If I wanted to eat heathily, that would have been useful. There was a good choice of continental and cooked foods, and fresh fruit, fruit salad, fruit juices, etc.

On the whole, I enjoyed my stay.

  • Stayed: May 2010, travelled on business
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Thank sunsetcat
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iblack, Manager at Novotel Manchester Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2010

Dear Guest,

We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Novotel Manchester Centre. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback.

I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services.

Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one.

Kind regards

Christopher Thomson

Operations Manager

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Reviewed 22 May 2010

Chose this hotel for its proximity to the conference centre - about 5 minutes once you get your bearings. room was clean and comfortable, and breakfast was buffet style in the elements cafe. staff were friendly but seemed a little overwhelmed at reception by numbers of guests.

  • Stayed: April 2010, travelled on business
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iblack, Manager at Novotel Manchester Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2010

We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Novotel Manchester Centre. It is always a pleasure to receive feedback.

I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services.

Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one.

Kind regards

Christopher Thomson

Operations Manager

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Reviewed 21 May 2010

Stayed for 1 night - the check in was efficient and pleasant - the receptionist was helpful with directions to a local restaurant. The room was spacious and well equipped. The hotel is functional and well located.
My only complaint was that the room was a bit warm.....my fault as I couldn't quite master the air-con. Breakfast was a buffet and there was a good choice.The room was clean and well maintained and overall I feel that this hotel represents excellent value for money in central Manchester. The room with breakfast for 2 was £69 - no grumbles with the price and value for money. The hotel also has an arrangement with the Q car park next door - discounted parking at £13.00 for 24 hours. I would stay here again.

  • Stayed: May 2010, travelled as a couple
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iblack, Manager at Novotel Manchester Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2010

Dear Guest,

We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Novotel Manchester Centre. It is always a pleasure to receive such positive feedback.

I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services.

Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one.


Kind regards

Christopher Thomson

Operations Manager

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Additional Information about Novotel Manchester Centre

Address: 21 Dickinson Street, Manchester M1 4LX, England
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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 Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Manchester
#21 Luxury Hotel in Manchester
#25 Family Hotel in Manchester
#25 Business Hotel in Manchester
#31 Romantic Hotel in Manchester
Price Range: £72 - £191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Manchester Centre 4*
Number of rooms: 164
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Novotel Manchester Centre is an AA 4 star hotel in an ideal location for business travellers, just 3 minutes walk from the Conference Quarter and the Central Business Core of Manchester. Take a break at the Novotel and explore the surrounding Chinatown area, visit Old Trafford (the home of Manchester United FC) and discover designer shops, nightlife and local attractions. eXchange Food and Drink Lounge is the place to kick back relax and unwind after a busy day. 24 hour room service, gym, sauna, steam room and seven meeting rooms for up to 90 people. ... more   less 
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