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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I booked 2 rooms to go Manchester arena and to go shopping and we got upgraded to the penthouse!! wow ohh wow it was spot on no faults what's so ever!!! lovely staff, close to town. it was perfect!! I wish I could live there 😂😩

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

One things that folks traveling here should know is the car park, yes it's secure, but if you have a big car you really will struggle to make the manoeuvre required to get into any of the parking spaces. The price as well, I understand it's city centre, and off street, but when some guests are paying upwards of £120...

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Blackburn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot fault this hotel!!! Me and my partner came just for one night as a treat for his birthday, when I booked it I wanted to make it a little more special so I was able to talk to Ryan on reception to add a few extra touches (banners balloons etc). on arrival we was able to get checked...

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Bristol
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for new year with few friend and we booked the penthouse and a two bedroom flat and both flat were amazing Best apart hotel I ever been 5 star, the staff are very helpful. The beds were very comfortable.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment on the 14th floor. The views from the living area and one of the bedrooms was amazing. The rooms had everything you would need for a short break. Only down fall was how noisy it was early hours of the morning. We could hear the people below us talking and doors slamming. Staff...

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Would highly recommend this hotel, the service was amazing everyone was so friendly and helpful couldn't do more to help, the hotel and room was so tidy and clean the apartments were such a good size, perfect location in the middle of Manchester City centre, would highly recommend this hotel

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Guest Relation M, Guest Relations Manager at The Light ApartHotel, responded to this review

Dear X3575WXlaura Thank you for the wonderful review of your stay at the Light, these comments were so nice to read and we are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay here. Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards,

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I stayed here in the run up to New Years Eve. We upgraded to the duplex penthouse because we felt that the executive was a tight squeeze for a family of 5. The penthouse was luxurious with its finishes and ultimately glossy kitchen. However, there is room for improvement. An apartment this size should be shown to...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These apartments are THE best apartments I have stayed in, in Manchester, and we visit a lot. Location, cleanliness and staff are all amazing. On arrival we were greeted with friendly staff that showed us to our apartment, we had also been upgraded, the spacious apartment was clean and had everything we could've hoped for. Views, space and appliances like...

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Guest Relation M, Guest Relations Manager at The Light ApartHotel, responded to this review

Dear peterbaz1986 Thank you for this perfect 5 star review of your stay with us recently. The team were delighted to read your lovely comments and feedback. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and to be able to look after you. Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards,

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is in one of the more interesting parts of the city centre. A stones throw from the main shopping areas and within walking distance of both stations. In common with most 'modern aparthotel places it looks like it's been furnished from the esoteric end of TK Maxx when you enter the lobby. It looks very 'boutique'. When you get...

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Guest Relation M, Guest Relations Manager at The Light ApartHotel, responded to this review

Dear tjz1100 Thank you for the feedback following your booking at the Light. It was lovely to read that you found everything you needed within the area and enjoyed a comfortable stay. We are continually undergoing a rolling agenda of refurbishments in all of the apartments phase by phase, all Penthouses have been completed and we are working through the...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We checked in after a long journey from Australia and were happy the room was ready for us. The younger lady who checked us in was friendly and efficient. Upon arriving to the room, with a very slow lift we found our room 88. Nice little room, however we reorganized the bed site table as we could not get into...

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Guest Relation M, Guest Relations Manager at The Light ApartHotel, responded to this review

Dear 904marj22 Thank you for taking the time to provide the feedback from your stay with us recently. I was pleased to see that we were able to allow the check in 5 hours prior to the guaranteed time as I know this was something important to you and you had requested this prior. I was very sorry to read...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"The Light ApartHotel is the first true ApartHotel in Manchester, occupying a prime city centre location on the fringe of the Trendy Northern Quarter. Our guests enjoy the flexibility of serviced apartment living with hotel-style accommodation, appealing to both the business and leisure traveller, The Light ApartHotel consists of 60 fully equipped and beautifully furnished studios, one and two bedroom apartments and a range of penthouse suites. The Light ApartHotel is a true alternative to top-end hotels and gives flexibility for families whose kids aren't quite independent, but too old to share a room. Once you've tried it, we know you'll come back for more." ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Light ApartHotel

Address: Pall Mall House 20 Church Street, Manchester M4 1PN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Greater Manchester > Manchester
Price Range: $134 - $367 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Light ApartHotel 4*
Number of rooms: 69
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The Light Boutique Apart Hotel Manchester
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“Top floors have amazing views of the city.”
 of 5 bubbles peterbaz1986, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try for an upgrade, the single apts are quite small.”
 of 5 bubbles tjz1100, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Have stayed here 3 times now. Two different types of rooms and they were both great, but the top floor two bed room suites are just fantastic. ”
 of 5 bubbles JannickeL, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“High floor”
 of 5 bubbles S6903TPannef, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If your not scared of heights, ask for a high floor for stunning views across the city”
 of 5 bubbles livpretty, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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