I didnt want to spend a lot of money to put my head down for a few hours - I had been to the Races at Aintree on a Thursday and needed to be in Manchester for work at 9am on the Friday morning :-(
I paid £50 for a clean room with fairly modern, if basic amenities. The room was on the first floor at the back of the hotel ...so it back onto a small alley way.
6am i was woken to a rubbish wagon collecting bottles! To be fair this is standard in Manchester - its happened to me at the Arora on Princess Street ---- thats they price you pay for a central location!
If I was a tourist - why would I stay here:
1. Near Oxford Road for Palace Theatre & Cornerhouse Cinema
2. 10mins walk from The Opera House Theatre
3. Clean and value for Money in city centre
4. 3 mins walk to Canal Street and China Town
You are not to close to the shops - I would say 10-15mins walk through the safest and busiest parts of Manchester.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Ideally situated in the heart of Manchester, Piccadilly train station is just a 10 minute walk and there are tram links to Manchester Old Trafford stadium, Manchester City stadium, and Media City Uk. Attractions nearby include Canal Street, Oxford Road, Palace and Opera House theatres and lots of bars and restaurants. Passes for nearby gym facilities are available please enquire at reception. Parking is available at a discounted rate (approx £14.50 per over night stay) at the Q Park on St James St - M1 4LX. Voucher is available from hotel reception upon departure. Our Manchester (Portland Street) Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly comfy beds in every room and an integrated restaurant serving a mix of traditional and contemporary dishes. ... more less
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