Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester Hotel, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 5GP
Built in 1853 to commemorate the repeal of the Corn Laws the Free Trade Hall has been at the centre of life in Manchester for almost 160 years - and it is here that you will find the Radisson Blu Edwa ...more
Built in 1853 to commemorate the repeal of the Corn Laws the Free Trade Hall has been at the centre of life in Manchester for almost 160 years - and it is here that you will find the Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester Hotel. The building has been bombed abandoned rebuilt several times and seen much controversy. It has also enjoyed many lives a political arena concert hall and rock venue with a most diverse range of famous people appearing on stage - Winston Churchill (hailed as his most brilliant speech) Bob Dylan (Judas gig) Pink Floyd (performed prior to album release) the Sex Pistols (started the Punk era) and the Dalai Lama (the last speaker). Finally it was reborn in 2004 as a magnificent luxury 263 bedroom hotel award winning restaurant and must visit spa. It retains its original fa?ade heritage and famous artefacts plus it is still at the heart of Manchester life. Inside Manchester s most celebrated building stylish spaces create a mood of understated luxury in the city centre moments from Manchester Central and MICC. Sienna Spa deep in the building s vaults is a blissful urban hideaway and dramatic red lanterns lend a decadent air to Opus One bar and restaurant. Through the hotel s soaring lobby Steak & Lobster is a relaxed alternative for dress-down dining. The luxurious rooms and suites at this hotel have been designed for both relaxation and work with richly decorated rooms and marble bathrooms. All rooms have complimentary wireless Internet access and advanced telephone systems. With a 24 hour reception and 24 hour room service available the Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester aims to make your stay as easy and comfortable as possible. The Radisson Blu Edwardian is easy to get to whether you are driving or travelling by train. It is located at the end of the M602 just off Junction 12 of the M60 and only a mile away from Oxford Road Piccadilly and Deansgate train stations. If you are planning on staying at the hotel after a flight Manchester Airport is only 10 miles/20 minutes drive away. Being located in central Manchester means there is plenty for guests to do if they feel like venturing outside the hotel. There are a number of bars pubs clubs and restaurants literally on your doorstep! If shopping is more your thing Manchester city centre has a great reputation for big name and boutique shops and you re sure to come away pleased. Manchester Art Gallery is only a five minute walk away whilst the Museum of Science and Industry will only take you ten minutes to walk to. Etihad Stadium and Old Trafford Stadium are both only 15 minutes away. Please note that there is no parking available at the hotel itself however there is an NCP car park directly behind the hotel where guests can park for ?20 per 24 hours. Alternatively the hotel does provide a valet service for ?35 per night up until 2pm on the day of checkout.