Britannia Manchester  3 stars

35 Portland Street, Greater Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom, M1 3LA  show mapSave
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Overview

Centrally located, this Victorian style four-star property is only minutes to the major city attractions, points of interest, shopping and dining venues.

All 363 air-conditioned guestrooms offer satellite TV, free Wi-Fi access and in room safe.

Two on-site dining options offer authentic British and Italian cuisines.

Piccadilly Railway Station is in 500m. Manchester Victoria station is in 1km.

Year renovated   2008.  Number of floors   14.  Number of rooms   363.

City Center Manchester - 1000 ft
Airports Manchester (MAN) - 8.8 mi, Liverpool John Lennon (LPL) - 27.2 mi
Train Stations Piccadilly Railway Station - 1700 ft, Manchester Victoria station - 3300 ft
Bus stop - 700 ft
Restaurants Ciao Bella (Cuisine: Italian) - 400 ft, Missoula (Cuisine: American) - 200 ft
Parks Piccadilly Gardens - 1200 ft

Rooms

General information:

All rooms are luxuriously and individually decorated and feature dark-wood furnishings. Each unit comes with free Wi-Fi access, satellite TV, direct-dial phone with voice mail, ironing set, coffee maker, in-room safe, private bathroom with shower, bath tub, hairdryer and additional amenities.

Room types:

Double room has double bed.

Standard Single room has one single bed.

Superior Twin room has two single beds.

Dining options

Continental breakfast is served daily at the hotel’s restaurant at price of EUR 13 per person per night.

Full English breakfast is served each morning at the hotel’s restaurant at price EUR 14 per person per day.

Jenny's Restaurant serves traditional British cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The Overstuffed Pizza serves with Italian specialties, Italian-inspired drinks and freshly made salads.

Bar Rogue features a dance floor, delicious evening bites and intimate cocktail bar.

Wave bar serves all kinds of snacks and features a scroll-down TV screen showing the latest music videos and sports events.

You can start your day with a continental breakfast, which costs GBP 9.95 per person per night.  A full breakfast is served at the price of GBP 10.95 per person per night. 

Work

Business center includes fax/copy services and meeting/banquet rooms housing 200 people and appointed with modern audio visual equipment.

Free Wi-Fi is possible throughout the property.

Additional features

Rooms and facilities for physically challenged people are available on-site.

Child care services are possible at the hotel.

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Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Currency exchange
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Multilingual staff
  • Concierge desk
  • Express check-out
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Trouser Press
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Public hotel parking is possible at a location nearby and the rate is GBP 16 per day.

Services
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities
Children's facilities
  • Cribs/baby cots
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Night club
  • Shiatsu massage
Room facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom
Media
  • Satellite TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio
Room decor
  • Artificial lighting

Policies

Check-In

from  12 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 1 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of GBP 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

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General information:

All rooms are luxuriously and individually decorated and feature dark-wood furnishings. Each unit comes with free Wi-Fi access, satellite TV, direct-dial phone with voice mail, ironing set, coffee maker, in-room safe, private bathroom with shower, bath tub, hairdryer and additional amenities.

Room types:

Double room has double bed.

Standard Single room has one single bed.

Superior Twin room has two single beds.

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              Britannia Manchester LocationWhat's nearby

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              What's nearby

              What's nearby.

              City center is in 200m.

              Arndale Centre, popular shopping area, is in 600m.

              Manchester Conference Centre, popular conference center, is in 600m.

              The Opera House, national opera theatre, is in 1km.

              Pumphouse People's History Museum, famous museum of people’s history, is in 1.1km.

              Manchester University, famous university, is in 1.8km.

              Imperial War Museum North, museum of imperial war, is in 3.5km.

              Tourist attractions
              • Cube Gallery
                400 ft
              • upper space gallery
                1400 ft
              • Manchester Craft & Design Centre
                1700 ft
              Popular areas
              Places of interest
              • Faulkner Street
                400 ft
              • Gay Village
                700 ft
              • Piccadilly Gardens
                700 ft
              • The Greater Manchester Police Museum
                1400 ft
              • Saint Ann's Church
                1700 ft
              Train stations
              • Piccadilly Railway Station
                1400 ft
              Convention centers
              • Manchester Conference Centre
                1700 ft
              Shopping areas
              • Manchester Arndale
                1700 ft
              • King Street Manchester
                1700 ft
              Amusement
              • Piccadilly Amusements
                700 ft
              • Slippery Belle
                700 ft
              • A1 Roulette
                700 ft
              • Night n Day
                1400 ft
              Parks
              • Platt fields Park
                700 ft
              Theaters
              • Library Theatre
                1400 ft
              • Royal Exchange Theatre
                1700 ft
              • Bridgewater Hall
                2000 ft

              Local Attractions

              • Museum of Transport
                1.7 mi
                Boyle Street, Manchester
              • The Sikh Temple
                1.8 mi
                61 Upper Chorlton Road, Manchester
              • Manchester Ship Canal
                2.5 mi
                The Quays, Manchester
              • Platt Fields Park
                2.5 mi
                Mabfield Road off Wilmslow Road, Manchester
              • Imperial War Museum North
                2.6 mi
                Trafford Wharf Rd, Manchester

              Near the hotel

              • Gay Village
                700 ft
                Chorlton & Canal Sts, Manchester
              • Manchester Art Gallery
                1000 ft
                Mosley Street, Manchester
              • Piccadilly Gardens
                1200 ft
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              • Manchester Town Hall
                1700 ft
                Lloyd St, Manchester
              • Manchester Central Library
                1600 ft
                St Peter's Square, Manchester
              • Greater Manchester Police Museum
                1700 ft
                57a Newton Street, Manchester
              • Manchester Buddhist Centre
                1900 ft
                16 - 20 Turner St, Manchester

              Restaurants Nearby

              • Ciao Bella

                Cuisine: Italian

                400 ft
                Portland Street

                Phone: 01612366631

              • Missoula

                57% likes this, based on 68 reviews
                Cuisine: American

                200 ft
                11 Portland Street
              • The Blue Parrot Bar and Grille

                Cuisine: American

                300 ft
                11 Westminster House, Portland Street

                Phone: 0161 236 8359

              • Try Thai

                84% likes this, based on 631 reviews
                Cuisine: Thai
                Price Range: USD 16 - USD 49

                800 ft
                Faulkner Street

                Phone: 0161 228 1822

              • Number 1 Chinese Buffet

                Cuisine: Chinese

                300 ft
                Portland Street
              Getting there.

              Manchester Airport (MAN) is in 14.2km.

              John Lennon Airport (LPL) is in 43.6km.

              Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is in 57.5km.

              Getting around.

              The nearest bus stop is in 100m.

              Piccadilly Railway Station is in 500m.

              Manchester Victoria station is in 1km.

              Public hotel parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at the rate EUR 20 per day.

              Britannia Manchester Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Britannia Manchester

              Average guest rating

              6.8
              out of 10
              Very good
              Based on 3393 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Rooms
              5.4
              Service
              5.1
              Value
              6.1
              Dining
              6.7
              Location
              7.9

              Individual guest reviews

              • Single

                Location to meeting

                The hotel was aged and in need of updating and repair.

                • Average rating
                  4.6
              • Group of friends

                More television channels in rooms would be good idea not just a few of the freeview channels. Breakfast too expensive cheaper to go elsewhere

                • Average rating
                  7.8
              • Single

                Second time even better than the first - if you come by coach is the place to be but the train station isn't far either. Wi-fi also works perfectly. Enough said

                • Average rating
                  8.2
              • Couple

                The Hotel got the the good location in Manchester city and very easy to move around.

                The Hotel got the goot architectural look but the only problems its rooms especially the fifth floor they are very poor, they need proper refurbrishment from the carpet to interior decoration and the tele are old model. Also the shower facilities there very poor, because they are fixed not move around, so its very difficults when you get shower to get on the other parties of your body.

                • Average rating
                  6.6
              • Couple

                it was reasonable in price very clean excellent location

                the bed was a bit uncomfortable but not the worst in the world

                • Average rating
                  8.8
              • Single

                I Love Every thing about Britannia Hotel, The FOOD, The People's Smiles, Very Helpful...Specialy, Services! Cheers! Collins

                Old Building!

                • Average rating
                  7.8
              • Single

                It was very handy for the purpose of my stay.it was good value for the money.

                • Average rating
                  8.2
              • Family with children

                Location

                Our room was in a terrible state, wallpaper ripped in several places. Paintwork and wallsvery grubby. Carpet worn and filthy. Tiles in bathroom and grouting need good scrubbing.not enough lighting in the room especially as no window.

                • Average rating
                  4.6
              • Group of friends

                It is old hotel with good location. Economy class rooms are without window and ventilation!

                • Average rating
                  5.4
              • Group of friends

                Fantastic location, fabulous staircase and chandelier! Friendly bar.

                Decor Looks a bit shabby:-(

                • Average rating
                  7.8
              • Single

                What a gem of a place! I have Passed the Britannia on countless occasions and have never really considered staying there (thinking it would far too expensive). As I was going to a gig at the men Arena, this necessitated an overnight stay and as my usual hotel,close to the men was full, I looked on-line at The Britannia. I was amazed at the bargain price, and and on arrival at the hotel was delighted with the standards of comfort and cleanliness,the style and decor, and of course, the friendliness and courtesy of all the staff. Breakfast in Jenny's restaurant from the self-service bar was excellent, with you being able to opt for a healthy version to a calorie busting Full English (a perfect start to set you up for "doing the city"). My expectations of the hotel were more than met on my visit. The next time I stay in Manchester, the Britannia will be my First port of call ........not an "I'll give it a try" venue!

                I could not find anything wrong at all.

                • Average rating
                  8.8
              • Older travelers

                We were given a beautiful room with a wonderful jacuzzi bath. We have stayed several times at Brittania and always have a wonderful experiance. No problems with anything. Thank you

                • Average rating
                  10.0
              • Single

                Location, 5 min walk to China Town, 10 min walk to Shopping Centre, 10 min walk to Train Station, no other hotel has better location than this.

                I stayed in this hotel 15 years ago, it was one of the most lux hotels in Manchester. Now it is just a hotel in an old building, room and facilities are quite old. A major refurbishment is needed to be able to compete with hotel booming environment in the city.

                • Average rating
                  6.2
              • Couple

                The foyer of the hotel is grand and beautiful, staff are friendly.

                We payed for an executive room however it was cramped, underwhelming and squashed on the very top floor.

                • Average rating
                  5.4
              • Single

                The staff...location...cleaness

                What i only didn't like is the BED...which was not compfortable and was hypermobile...

                • Average rating
                  7.8
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