Marriott Manchester Victoria & Albert Hotel
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... for us to go and watch the World Cup final tomorrow. We have found the people here to be super friendly and chatty.
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... giving out free iced late’s and we took a survey so we could get two extra ones. They cost almost 2 pounds each! She rolled her eyes as we took a ridiculous survey, however was extremely happy when I woke her up the next morning with two cold ones in my hands.
We bought a packed lunch and had a picnic in the park and we people watched for a while. There were singers who were breathtaking, activists who wouldn’t let me enjoy a bite of my ham ...
... the church my parents were married, my grandpas garage and my family favorite fish & chips shop! After a few days here we are heading north. With the eventual destination of Edinburgh Scotland. To see my Grandma and Grandpa! Ps I am exhausted so don't mind my probably terrible post. Dan puts a lot of work into his blog postings but I'm not about getting stressed over my blog. So bare with me and my terrible ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Marriott Manchester Victoria & Albert Hotel
A friend and I stayed one night, part business, part pleasure. The web site just didn't do it justice. The decor, food and drinks and service were first class. We spent longer in the hotel than we had planned but the surroundings were too comfortable to leave so we saw less of Manchester than we should have.
The bedroom was great with the metal pole running from floor to ceiling. The beds were so comfortable I could have layed reading the Sunday papers (delivered to the room) all day.
A wonderful experience and one I am hoping to repeat soon.
I just arrived home from Manchester and have not been able to stop gushing over this hotel. This hotel used to be a old warehouse, and alot of the original brick, wood beams and metal columns are still seen throughout the hotel. I had a room on the third floor, which is known as the "cutsey floor" due to the fact that the ceilings on this floor are only about 6 ft 2in high, my room door was only 6ft tall. The rest of the hotel floors were average sized. The rooms have all been renovated, and are very comfortable, I had the smallest room out of the group I traveled with, and thought it was quite cozy with the low ceiling and the rustic appeal of the brick and beamed ceiling. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone going to Manchester. The only complaint I have is they could stand more sound proving on rooms facing the streets.
One Of The Best.....
I travel extensively around the UK for work and this is one of the three or four hotels I specifically ask to be booked into.
It has a very nice foyer & bar. The rooms are a very nice size and the beds are both large and comfortable.
I would stress that I have not actually ever had to pay as it is always a business visit, so I'm not sure if it represents good value, but I would thoroughly recommend as a top quality choice for staying in Manchester.
We stayed at this hotel for one night combined with a thearte trip. The hotel itself was very clean and well presented, the staff were friendly especially the concierge and the waiter.
Rooms were spacious and had everything you needed for an over night stay.
We travelled with a nine year old and found that the facilites for kids to eat was not brilliant. There were no childrens menu's and a lot of the food was aimed at grown up's. The meals in the restaurant at night were very expensive for not a lot of food, my daughter had one and a half bread rolls, half a dozen chips and half a chocolate mousse - for this we payed about twenty five pounds.
I would recommend staying in the hotel, but make provision to eat else where.
Posh but friendly
Stayed overnight as a base for a theatre trip, staff friendly, hotel spotlessly clean, prices for drinks etc expensive.
Restaurent food not suitable for children and prices expensive.
Rooms clean and tidy.
Room 306 possibly haunted,my own experience.
I have just returned from a two night stay at the marriott victoria and albert on a free staff break. The hotel is in a nice area just outside the hustle and bustle of the city's streets but only a short walk away from deansgate with the free metroshuttle busses which go round town for free. A taxi would only cost you around £4 from the city centre to the hotel.
We stayed here after being transferred from the Palace Hotel in Manchester, along with a few other people they had overbooked! Thumbs down to the Palace, but thumbs up to the Victoria & Albert as we had a great time! With rooms named & themed with shows made at Granada TV studios opposite (we had the Shane Ritchie Experience!) - we had a lovely time and the hotel is beautifully modern and clean! Thankyou!!
Would not return
Small rooms, surly and rude staff, very tired decoration and a lukewarm "English Breakfast" were all features of our weekend stay at the V&A. There are better hotels in Manchester, so don't bother with this one.
Stayed here for one night, the room and bathroom were a little on the small side but well furnished and very clean. The breakfast was average, the food and service in the hotel restaurant were both excellent. Hotel staff were friendly and efficient.
Business travelers, avoid this one like a fly in the soup
This is a horrible place to be. As a business traveler, I was stuck with no internet, lousy business center, inadeqaute restaurant menu options to name a few. In the end, at the check out the computer was down and the asian clerk could not communicate in English charged me incorrectly. I am still trying to resolve this by calling long distance from USA. I am avoiding this and any other Le Meridien in future.