Britannia Manchester Hotel

35 Portland Street, Manchester, United Kingdom, M1 3LAshow map
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Overview

The 3-star Britannia Manchester Hotel boasts a premier location not far from Clayton Vale. The venue comprises 363 rooms.

Location

Manchester Cathedral is 0.8 km from the accommodation, while Ordsall Hall is settled 2.9 km away. Guests can get to Manchester city centre, which is 1 km away. Britannia Manchester Hotel is a few minutes walk from Manchester Town Hall.

This property is near Piccadilly train station, about 750 metres away.

Rooms

Individual climate control, multi-channel TV and coffee/tea makers are provided in each cozy room. It features non-smoking units offering views of the garden. They are decorated with original furniture.

Eat & Drink

It serves a daily buffet breakfast available at the restaurant. The hotel’ s Overstuffed Pizzeria restaurant is the perfect setting for lovers of hot local cuisine. If you enjoy tasting refreshing drinks, the 24-hour bar is the place suitable for you.

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

Leisure

A gym and a Turkish bath are offered to guests free of charge. It also features a swimming pool.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Wireless internet is available in public areas for additional charge.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible at a location nearby at GBP 16 per day.

The staff at the hotel speaks English, German, Spanish, Italian, Czech, Polish.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   363.

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Facilities
Paid Wi-Fi

Paid Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

GBP 16 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Coffee shop

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Spa and relaxation

Massage

Laundry

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots

Facilities for people with disabilities

  • Bathroom for disabled

Spa & Leisure

  • Night club
  • Massage

Room view

  • Without window

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Trouser press
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 3 yearsExtra bedFREEExisting bedsFREEAll children4 - 15 yearsExisting bedsFREE
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Rooms and availability

Basic Inner Double Room
  • Bed options:
    • 1 Double bed
    • 2 Single beds
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Basic Inner Single Room
  • Bed options:
    1 Single bed
  • Max occupancy:
    1 person
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Basic Single Room
  • Bed options:
    1 Single bed
  • Max occupancy:
    1 person
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Basic Suite
  • Bed options:
    • 1 Single bed
    • Bed assigned on arrival
    • 1 Double bed
  • Max occupancy:
    2 persons
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Inner Double Room
  • Bed options:
    • 1 Double bed
    • 2 Single beds
  • Max occupancy:
    2 persons
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Double Room
  • Bed options:
    • 1 Double bed
    • 2 Single beds
    • Bed assigned on arrival
  • Max occupancy:
    2 persons
  • Pool view
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Balcony
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Standard Single Room
  • Bed options:
    • 1 Single bed
    • 2 Single beds
  • Max occupancy:
    1 person
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Heating
  • Bathtub
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Inner Single Room
  • Bed options:
    1 Single bed
  • Max occupancy:
    1 person
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Suite
  • Bed options:
    1 Single bed
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Standard Family Room
  • Bed options:
    • 1 Single bed
    • Bed assigned on arrival
    • 1 Double bed and 2 Single beds
  • Max occupancy:
    2 persons
  • City view
  • Shower
  • Heating
  • Bathtub
  • Balcony
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Superior Suite
  • Bed options:
    • 1 Single bed
    • 1 Double bed
    • 2 Single beds
  • Max occupancy:
    2 persons
  • Landscape view
  • Shower
  • Heating
  • Bathtub
  • Balcony
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Executive Twin Room
  • Bed options:
    • 2 Single beds
    • 1 Double bed
    • Bed assigned on arrival
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Economy Double Room
  • Bed options:
    • 1 Double bed
    • Bed assigned on arrival
    • 2 Single beds
  • Max occupancy:
    2 persons
  • Without window
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Manchester Conference CentreManchester Conference Centre500 m
G-MEX CentreG-MEX Centre600 m
Manchester CentralManchester Central700 m
UrbisUrbis700 m
National Football MuseumNational Football Museum800 m
People's History MuseumPeople's History Museum1.0 km
Manchester Art GalleryManchester Art Gallery240 mMosley Street
Northern Quarter barsNorthern Quarter bars450 m
National Football MuseumNational Football Museum830 mCathedral Gardens Urbis Building
The John Rylands LibraryThe John Rylands Library800 m150 Deansgate
Manchester Central LibraryManchester Central Library490 mLibrary St. Peters Square
Manchester CathedralManchester Cathedral840 mOf Deansgate Victoria Street Off Deansgate
Gay VillageGay Village170 mChorlton & Canal Sts
Market StreetMarket Street340 m ManchesterEngland
Manchester PiccadillyManchester Piccadilly450 mTower Block Piccadilly Station London Road Tower Block Piccadilly Station
Jenny's Restaurant and BarJenny's Restaurant and Bar40 m35 Portland Street Britannia Manchester Hotel
Yates ManchesterYates Manchester80 m49 Portland Street
Number 1 Chinese BuffetNumber 1 Chinese Buffet40 mPortland Street
McDonald'sMcDonald's120 mArndale House Arndale Centre Unit K2 Food Chain
China BuffetChina Buffet180 m16 Nicholas Street
Habesha Restaurant & BarHabesha Restaurant & Bar190 m29-31 Sackville Street
Thai Smiles CafeThai Smiles Cafe180 mDeansgate Mews Great Northern Warehouse
WetherspoonsWetherspoons260 m49 Piccadilly
JanamJanam190 mUnit 2 33 Blossom Street
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Getting around
Airports
Manchester (MAN)13.3 km
Liverpool John Lennon (LPL)44.0 km
Train
Piccadilly Railway Station500 m
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Reviews
6.6
Nicebased on 3792 reviews
  • 9.0
    Perfect

    The hotel was not far from Gay Village and Granada Studios. Comfy beds in our room.

  • 8.2
    Great

    Good location.

    Shower was poor and lift button on 3rd floor needed fixed. Could do with some renovation - decor was dated.

  • 8.2
    Great

    Quality of rooms and choice of food

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    The location

    I booked an executive room yet was given an economy room but still charged executive rates. It wasn't until I queried it due to the very poor quality of the room that I was told I had been downgraded as they were very busy that weekend! I think at the very least I should have been informed of the downgrade at checking in! Very shoddy operating policies!

  • 7.8
    Very good

    the conveniance of the location, and the comfort of the room

    in general i was pleased with the experiance

  • 7.8
    Very good

    Location

    The room i stayed in was too small and dark. Had no window felt a bit claustrophobic. Wallpaper on the ceiling was coming away and hanging. Rooms could do with a makeover. The Tv was outdated and had very limited stations and poor signal quality. From the room i stayed in it was not worth the money i paid for it. I would recommend this hotel again only if they request a room with a window.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    Just the location near to the train station as a non-driver handy with bags and cases and getting trains.loved the stair case hated the loud music from night clubs next door bed was shaking with the noise but then agin it was arealy cheap tacky very small single bed bit like a chids bed !didnt sleep at all due to noise and uncomfy bed .oh only 1 cheap tea bag on tray with tea cup ..come on get your act together!!i wqas born and bred in manchester im sure you can do better ?!!

    Didnt like cheap tacky bed uncomfy ..too small ..like a childs bed im 5ft 6 tall and my feet hung over the end! The drunks on the entrance to the hotel was awfull and prostitues and the overspill to nightclubs next door !music was too loud from clubs and couldnt sleep for the loud noise

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Good value for money, room modern and clean. Location good for all the city sights, entertainment, and shops

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    Location

    I was put in a room above a very noisy night club which did not close until 2am. Given this, I should have been warned about it before it was booked.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    City centre location

    The hotel really needs updating, quite dated. I booked over three months and requested a back of building room and I was put in a room at the front, they did move after I had to complain. Hotel and room really hot and stuffy you really would expect in this modern age to have air conditioning!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 7.0
    Very good

    central location

    door fob didn't work waited 10 mins for porter to let us in. was very warm but window only opened about 2 inches no air conditioning or fan in room. Room itself was clean but as on top floor ceiling sloped and was thick dust that an earlier occupant had written 'clean me' in dust...obviously not been seen/done!!

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    The location was excellent, right next to picadilly gardens.

    Had booked an economy smoking room costing £116 for 2 nights which I thought was pretty expensive, room was very dark with used cigarettes on the floor, tv didn't work, marks all over the walls and carpet, boiling hot and air condition did not work but made an awful loud noise. Complained and asked to be moved to a different room so got put on the 6th floor which was better but not great, lift did not go that far up so alot of stairs to walk up with luggage, there was a massive window but huge grey building blocking any view (if they knocked that building down could have had a view over picadilly gardens which would have been lovely). Overall once had complained and moved rooms, was alot happier. Did not realise checkout was 11am as misread the website, my bad, however only got one knock on the door from cleaning staff at 11.30am saying 'house keeping'.. Would have been nice if they had said you need to checkout instead of getting charged £20 late checkout fee by a really rude obnoxious woman on the reception.

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    Very Bad hotel... First of all I have been to so many hotels in world but they never follow the 2pm check in rules but this hotel does,,, and when I went to check in there was a huge que and it took almost 2 hrs for check in... Yes 2 hrs for check in... I had taken the executive room which is the best category room from the other 2 room options... But this room was third class... Windows open only 2 inch... When its summer they know guest will feel hot they should keep the fans before hand rather then asking for it... Very bad hotel... In same price many are available...

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    The housekeeping was excellent every day. The bar staff were pleasant. The entrance hall with giant chandelier was very pretty. Hotel very convenient to main shopping area and to the conference centre. Lots of good restaurants in close proximity to the hotel.

    The bedroom booked was described as an 'executive double', it did not live up to the title! Small double room with very old furniture and a lumpy matress, some might romantically call the furniture 'antique' but it was just old and tired. The windows were soo dirty I couldn't see much through them, though to be fair the room was facing onto the main road, having said that, they obviously hadn't been cleaned in a long time! On the whole the room was comfortable enough but very shabby and tired looking, very old fashioned. Not exactly what it says on the tin!!!

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    Good location

    Stayed in a executive room but not sure what was executive about it. Window was nearly on ceiling which gave the room a feel of being in a prison cell and there was a sickly sweet air freshner smell. Window would only open a small amount so room was very hot and stuffy and at five in the morning we had to call for a fan to be brought to the room which the staff were very kind to do. Hotel needs a bit of a refurb in our opinion as it has beautiful original features I.e the staircase but it is all looking a bit tired and the restaurants downstairs are a bit tacky for a hotel that could be so much better!!!

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FAQ
What is the closet airport?
The property is located 15 km from Manchester airport.
Can I have a breakfast on site?
Yes, buffet breakfast is available for the guests.
Does the property offer facilities for business travelers?
Yes, the business facilities include a meeting room and a work area.
What is the earliest and the latest I can check-in?
You can check in from 14:00.
What is the earliest and the latest I can check-out?
You can check out till 11:00.
How far is the city center from the property?
The city centre is 1 km away from the hotel.
Are threre any cleaning services provided?
Yes, the hotel offers laundry, dry cleaning service and ironing.
What are the on-site dining options?
There is Jenny’s restaurant that serves French dishes.
Can I have dinner or supper nearby?
Yes, you can have a meal at Jenny's Restaurant and Bar, The Alchemist and Little Yang Sing located about 50 metres away.
What room types are available here?
The hotel provides such room types as a standard room.
Is there any public transport in vicinity?
Yes, there is Mosley Street tube station within 100 metres of the hotel.
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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
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113of 128 hotels in Manchester
Hotel Awards

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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 3 yearsExtra bedFREEExisting bedsFREEAll children4 - 15 yearsExisting bedsFREE
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Getting around
Airports
Manchester (MAN)13.3 km
Liverpool John Lennon (LPL)44.0 km
Train
Piccadilly Railway Station500 m
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