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Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel
Ranked #70 of 120 Hotels in Manchester
Reviewed 22 April 2014

we stayed for 1 night towards end of march for a concert at manchester arena, first thing is the hotel is very well located pretty much right in the centre so easy to get to pretty much anywhere from the hotel, and even a tram stop just round the corner. we stopped in a privelege room which was nice and spacious and comfortable. there is a car park right on the hotel, but we travelled by train so didn't use it. we didn't use the bar or restaurant so can't comment on that, but all the staff at check in and any we spoke to were very friendly and helpful. as it was just a one night stay we didn't spend a lot of time in the hotel, but when we come to manchester again we will definitely look at staying here again

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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David D, General Manager at Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2014

Dear Guest

Thank you for sharing your experience of our Hotel following your one night stay with us. Indeed our prime City Centre location is extremely popular with our guests for getting out and about to explore all that Manchester has to offer. Our privileges rooms are very popular with our guests and I am pleased that the room allocated to you offered you all the amenities you needed for a comfortable stay.

We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon.

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David Daly

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Reviewed 21 April 2014

Stayed Easter weekend and found this Hotel to be in a really good central location. All previous positive reviews about this Hotel I found to be correct and for an average of £60 per room per night amounted to great value for money. I will stay again at this Hotel when in Manchester.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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David D, General Manager at Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2014

Dear Guest

Many thanks for your review following your break with us over Easter; it is appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back again as and when you next have cause to visit Manchester.

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David Daly

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Reviewed 21 April 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the hotel and would definitely recommend the Mercure to any one travelling to Manchester. The breakfast was excellent, the staff really polite and helpful. They kept the breakfast area clean and the food well stocked. There were smashing views overlooking Piccadilly Gardens and the wheel from the restaurant. Nothing was too much trouble, from placing people by the window to helping families with high chairs. The room was clean and adequate for two nights. The room was a little small (but it is a city centre hotel) but had everything such as flat screen TV, hairdryer, iron, kettle, safe, adequate lighting. The windows are secondary glazed so outside noise not too much of a problem but we did have noisy neighbours shouting on their mobile phones. The bathroom needs upgrading as the tiles were cracked and showed signs of wear and tear. However, the shower was powerful with plenty of hot water. Reception staff were again quick, professional and helpful. The location was very central from the coach station and right by the tram stops. The Arndale shopping centre was a few steps away. The Printworks centre has all the up to date restaurants including Tiger Tiger, the Hard Rock cafe, IMAX, pubs and clubs, with the cathedral, football museum and Manchester arena nearby. These are all within walking distance from the hotel. Manchester has many shops (Harvey Nicks, Vivienne Westwood, Selfridges) pubs, restaurants selling food from all over the world from Greek, Chinese to Armenian. There are all the usual chains such as Frankie and Bennys, Slug and Lettuce, All Bar One etc. There are plenty of SPAR, Tesco metro dotted about to stock up on snacks. I found many places to visit such as the town hall, art gallery and the science museum which are all linked by a free bus that rides round all day. All in all a great trip.

Room Tip: Upgrade to a larger room if you can as the standard rooms are a little on the small side - personal...
  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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David D, General Manager at Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2014

Dear Guest

Thank you for posting your review following your stay with us. I am pleased that we formed a convenient base for your visit to Manchester. We are indeed very fortunate to be located in walking distance of all that Manchester has to offer. Many thanks for your recommendation too and I hope that it won't be too long before we have the pleasure of welcoming you back again.

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David Daly

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Reviewed 21 April 2014 via mobile

Stayed at the Mercure with a friend recently and found it a really nice hotel to stay at. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms and facilities were excellent too. Ideal location for a night out in manchester

Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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David D, General Manager at Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2014

Dear Guest

Thank you for your review. I was pleased to hear that you and your friend enjoyed your time with us. On a future visit to Manchester, I do hope that we will have the pleasure of looking after you once again.

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Reviewed 19 April 2014

Excellent central location, fab view from our room overlooking Piccadilly Gardens and the Wheel. Breakfast was lovely again with views overlooking Piccadilly Gardens.Very comfy bed and pillows! All staff were very friendly throughout our stay.

Room Tip: Lovely views overlooking Piccadilly Gardens and the Wheel
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David D, General Manager at Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2014

Dear Guest

Many thanks indeed for posting your review following your stay with us. I was delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Indeed our central location is extremely popular with our guests and the views from our bedrooms, particularly on a clear day, are fantastic.

We do hope as and when you next get the opportunity to have a night away, the team at the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel may have the pleasure of looking after you once again.

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Reviewed 19 April 2014

Stayed at this hotel twice and cant fault the overall customer service. The staff really look after the guest. Nice welcome from the checkin lady who was so helpful with directions. Hotel bedroom was good had everything that was needed. Breakfast was very nice and had a very nice eggs Benedict cooked fresh for me. Would recommend this hotel for very good city centre location.

Stayed: April 2014, travelled on business
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David D, General Manager at Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2014

Dear Guest

I was delighted to read that you had another great stay with us. Many thanks for sharing your experience and for your recommendation too.

We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon.

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Reviewed 18 April 2014

Stayed here on a Sat. nite when going to see Franz Ferdinand at the Academy
Short walk from Piccadily station, quick check in but bit of a queue for lifts, Sat nite a busy one though I suppose. Room large and clean with city skyline view, so for what I paid good value

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with friends
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David D, General Manager at Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2014

Dear Guest

Thank you for your review following your stay with us. I was pleased to hear that the location of the hotel was suitable for your needs. We are indeed very fortunate to be in walking distance to explore all that Manchester has to offer.

We look forward to hopefully welcoming you back again very soon.

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Additional Information about Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel

Address: Piccadilly Plaza Portland Street, Manchester M1 4PH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Greater Manchester > Manchester
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#31 Luxury Hotel in Manchester
#40 Business Hotel in Manchester
#42 Romantic Hotel in Manchester
#49 Family Hotel in Manchester
Price Range: £67 - £198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 280
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
WELCOME. The Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel is situated right in the heart of the city centre, easily accessible from the M6 and the M60 motorways. Making it the perfect location to discover one of the livliest cities of the North. This vibrant city has a fantastic array of shops, theatres, clubs, bars and restaurants, guaranteed to meet all customers' needs. RELAX IN ONE OF OUR STYLISH ROOMS: Each of the 280 bedrooms has an en-suite bathroom, flat screen LCD TV featuring in room entertainment and high speed internet access, hairdryer, trouser press/iron, climate control as well as tea and coffee making facilities. Upgraded rooms are also available on request. The hotel offers a range of facilities for guests including accessible rooms. THE PLACE TO UNWIND: Enjoy a visit to ARTS Brasserie, serving modern food in stylish surroundings with a friendly atmosphere. Situated on the 3rd floor, overlooking Piccadilly Gardens, The Brasserie Restaurant is the perfect location to unwind at the end of the day. For a lighter meal choice, room service is available 24 hours a day. THE PLACE TO MEET: The Conference Centre comprises 10 flexible conference rooms all with complimentary wi-fi access, suitable for hosting discreet boardroom meetings or conferences up to 700 delegates. With the added benefit of natural daylight, soundproofing and climate control.Of course, its not just conferences that we're renowned for. Whether you're booking a wedding, gala dinner, private party or a company award ceremony, the International Suite is the perfect choice. Complete with its own private reception area, bar and stage. LOCAL ATTRACTIONS INCLUDE: Old Trafford - Manchester United's Stadium Manchester Central, The Palace and Opera House Theatres, Manchester City Etihad Stadium/Sportscity, Imperial War Museum, Trafford Shopping Centre, Manchester Art Gallery. By rail: Manchester Piccadilly Station 1/2 mile. By Air: Manchester Airport 10 miles. Parking: Chargeable parking. Limited spaces - subject to availability. Dry gym: Free use to residential guests. ... more   less 
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