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Novotel Manchester Centre
Ranked #38 of 116 Hotels in Manchester
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12 reviews
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“a city centre gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2011

From our initial greeting at the reception desk, we relaxed. Here's a modern hotel, tucked away down a pedestian street. The room was clean and spacious with queen size bed + sofa. Fab shower - and a separate toilet is a pleasant surprise.Behind reception a newly opened 24hour bar was great to meet friends and be able to sit and plan our outing and chat about it afterwards. Sunday buffet breakfast was managed really well by the staff and our request for some of the dishes to be refilled was met with a smile and immediate action - and even brought to our table by the chef!! We enjoyed all aspects of our stay and would say the hotel was a large component of making our trip a success.

  • Stayed February 2011, travelled as a couple
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iblack, General Manager at Novotel Manchester Centre, responded to this review, 23 March 2011
Thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed your stay. See you next time.
Kind regards Iain Black - General manager
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2011

Rooms are ok, location is superb. But I stayed in jan 2011 during the refurb and this seemed to disrupt everything from checking in to the nasty breakfast that was served.

I would prob stay here again but would make sure it is back up to the general Novotel standards

  • Stayed January 2011
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Thank Lovethetravelling
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iblack, General Manager at Novotel Manchester Centre, responded to this review, 23 March 2011
Thank you for your comments. i was sorry our refurbishment impacted upon your stay. Pleased to confirm we have completed the full refurbishment of all our public areas - Lobby, Bar and Restaurant. I am quite sure when you stay again that your faith will be restored.
Kind Regards Iain Black - General Manager
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Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2011

The rooms are big with a bathroom and seperate toilet. The shower is quite big and the bathroom us spacious. The staff are friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed February 2011, travelled as a couple
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iblack, General Manager at Novotel Manchester Centre, responded to this review, 23 March 2011
Thank you for your review. Delighted youenjoyed your stay. Look forward to welcome you back soon.
Kind Regards Iain Black - General manager
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2011

Well-appointed hotel fairly centrally located in Manchester, next to an Ibis and within walking distance of bars and restaurants as well as University buildings. Large comfortable room with plenty of storage and a good-sized bathroom with bath/shower. I had room service, as part of the restaurant appeared to be being refurbished although there were several diners there. Food was fine. Internet charges at Accor hotels are puzzlingly high when so many places now provide free wifi. But otherwise, this is a good mid-range choice.

  • Stayed February 2011, travelled on business
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iblack, General Manager at Novotel Manchester Centre, responded to this review, 23 March 2011
Thanks for your feedback! Pleased you enjoyed your stay! When you next visit we have just introduced a 'free internet access' through our new iMac web corner. Look frward to welcome you to our hotel once again. Kind regards Iain Black - General Manager
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2011

A fun stay if such a thing can be said of a week in week out location
The rebuild of the public areas has refreshed the hotel well - this location is ideal if you want to wander out to discover manchester with china town right on your doorstep ,and the tram to other locations for work .The 4th floor gym isnt to bad either - though the instructions for equipment could be more obvious

Mark and the team keep kept the service flowing through out the upgrade great service somehow

Overall an effective efficent place to stay for the price. though parking can be a chore as is paying for the internet

  • Stayed February 2011, travelled on business
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iblack, General Manager at Novotel Manchester Centre, responded to this review, 23 March 2011
Thank you for your feedback and comments 'mid' refurbishment. You will pleased to know even more work has been completed and the design is improving all the time. My team will be pleased to read of their mention in your review. Hope to see you on your next trip. Kind regards Iain Black - General Manager
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2011

First of all, I got booked this room after stumbling over a half price sale, meaning I paid £58 for a Junior Suite. The room was large, clean, luxurious and very modern.

The receptionist was very helpful. Parking is available underneath the hotel and you get a discount.

The location is great. The gay village is less than 5 minutes walk and picadilly / the main shopping area is about 10 minutes walk.

I would like to point out that there were refurbishment works going on in the main foyer, but the disruption was minimal and we never heard any noise during our stay.

I couldn't fault it and we had a great time in Manchster.

  • Stayed January 2011, travelled as a couple
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iblack, Guest Relations Manager at Novotel Manchester Centre, responded to this review, 4 February 2011
Thank you for your very kind words. They are very much appreciated and my team will be delighted to hear that you enjoyed yourselves in Manchester. I look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Iain Black, General Manager.
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Hull
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2011

Booked a room as a Top Secret Hotel from lastminute to stay one night in Manchester. The room was immaculately clean, comfortable, quiet; bathroom was sparkling clean and in perfect working order. Everything was great apart from... If you travel in a car (as we did) that can make your stay a pure nightmare: diversions made it really difficult to find the place, neighbouring parking charged us £19 for overnight stay. But apart from that everything was great. So, high marks for everything but location.

  • Stayed January 2011, travelled with family
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iblack, Guest Relations Manager at Novotel Manchester Centre, responded to this review, 2 February 2011
Thank you for your kind comments and compliments. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Novotel Manchester Centre and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Iain Black
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Property: 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
#22 Luxury Hotel in Manchester
#25 Business Hotel in Manchester
#31 Romantic Hotel in Manchester
#44 Family Hotel in Manchester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
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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