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Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa

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4 Star Hotel
Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa, set in the heart of Cottonopolis, is Manchester's largest four-star hotel. Perfectly located if travelling by rail, road or foot, our eyecatching expanse dominates the skyline all the way from Piccadilly Station to the Mancunian Way allowing quick and...
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London Road | Piccadilly, Manchester M1 2PG, England
13.8 km to Manchester Intl Airport
52 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
1.6 km from Manchester Arena
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I travel to Manchester regularly for work and have my favourite hotels but they were all booked up this time so I settled on the MacDonald. It’s a nice hotel, rooms are huge, bed is very comfy. It’s clean and has everything you need. It’s...More

Thank Kerri-Ann D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Purposely booked as special family trip (3 rooms) and wanted 4 star hotel - having used MacDonalds hotels previously we thought we knew what to expect - so wrong! Lack of care from reception staff when we discovered the filthy sheets - what would we...More

Thank GO-Cana25
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed here for 2 nights last week along with 2 friends. We found the hotel to be very clean and the bedroom very nice, lots of room and I heard no noise from the near by trains. The breakfast was lovely, fresh fruit, cold...More

Thank norma c
Response from Carlie S, Manager at Macdonald Manchester Hotel & SpaResponded 3 days ago

Dear norma c Thank you for taking the time to complete a review following your stay at the Macdonald Manchester Hotel We really appreciate the lovely comments and the 5 star review. Thank you for leaving such positive feedback. The team are delighted in regards...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We required a hotel adjacent to Piccadilly railway station as we were going to a concert on Friday evening in Bolton and this hotel served our needs very well. The check in process was very smooth and efficient. Our room was clean and comfortable. We...More

Thank Caroline H
Response from Carlie S, Manager at Macdonald Manchester Hotel & SpaResponded 3 days ago

Dear Caroline H Thank you for taking the time to complete a review following your stay at the Macdonald Manchester Hotel We really appreciate your comments in regards to your experience. I am pleased you enjoyed all the amenities the hotel has to offer We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Manchester Macdonald by Piccadilly station, check in was easy, room was lovely, we had a twin room, the wet room floor grill was disgusting (hairs that had not been cleaned out) breakfast was lovely variety of food available. The only trouble...More

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Response from Carlie S, Manager at Macdonald Manchester Hotel & SpaResponded 3 days ago

Dear Sam H Thank you for taking the time to complete a review following your stay at the Macdonald Manchester Hotel We really appreciate your comments in regards to your experience. We do have a night security team available throughout the week to deal with...More

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Business Centre with Internet Access
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US$101 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#7 Spa Hotel in Manchester
#18 Business Hotel in Manchester
#24 Family Hotel in Manchester
#27 Romantic Hotel in Manchester
#31 Luxury Hotel in Manchester
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US$101 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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#7 Spa Hotel in Manchester
#18 Business Hotel in Manchester
#24 Family Hotel in Manchester
#27 Romantic Hotel in Manchester
#31 Luxury Hotel in Manchester
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26 June 2018|
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Response from Paulina S | Reviewed this property |
Excuse me but why have you sent that to me? I have nothing to do with this review !!!! And I love this hotel and stayed in it numerous times as it’s my favourite!!!
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AliceJLS
14 May 2018|
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Response from sux66 | Reviewed this property |
I would opt to stay elsewhere, this place is run down and over priced
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Mark R
4 May 2018|
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Response from Marius C | Property representative |
Hi Mark, The hotel is a minute's walk from the train station. If you take the escalators down toward the tram stop and keep going all the way down, exit the station and go under the bridge in front of the exit and our hotel... More
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"We were given a rear facing room at check in and were told it was a quite room (it was we did not hear any..."
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"The corridors are very long ,so ask for a room near the lifts.Ask if any have been refurbished."
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"Stay away from this hotel!"
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"Do not book terrible fire safety issues"
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