We booked this hotel on a whim via Late Rooms, and I have to say I'm really pleasantly surprised. Beds are really comfy, showers are decent, rooms are nicely finished, check-in is hassle-free and overall I think it's excellent value for money. It's also incredibly central, so ideal for a business trip, city day out, or a concert, as we booked for.
The only thing I'd mention is that when we arrived back at the hotel after our night out (at around three AM – slap my wrist), an obviously sozzled chap had taken it upon himself to hang out by the lifts and take the mickey out of the visitors, which was a bit of a downer. The security guard seemed to be trying to get rid of him, but he still got in a few obnoxious jabs.
Obviously I have no idea if he was a patron of the hotel or not, or indeed how long he'd been hanging round the lobby, but I did find this quite intimidating - perhaps the security staff could be more assertive in moving on anyone worse for wear.
Other than that, though, absolutely no complaints, would stay again & would definitely recommend.
- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Express Manchester Cc-Oxford Road Hotel
- Holiday Inn Express Manchester Cc-Oxford Road Hotel Manchester
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre Oxford Road is an ideal hotel to stay if you are in Manchester for business or pleasure. Located next to Oxford Road train station the hotel has a central location with the main shopping area only 10 minutes walk away. Situated in the vibrant Oxford Road part of Manchester it is next to both the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University.Transport links are very good to both Manchester United and Manchester City as well as the National Football Museum, Palace and Opera House theatres and the Museum of Science and Industry.The hotel offers free breakfast and all rooms have High Speed Internet Access as well as air conditioning, tea and coffee facilities, hair dryer and choice of pillows. ... more less
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