Fresh & modern hotel in the heart of the city – 3 star – Manchester

If you’re looking for a central location, friendly staff and comfortable guest rooms, then this contemporary eco-friendly Secret Hotel could be the one for you! All guest rooms are en-suite, and come with free internet access, a separate hanging closet, double sofa bed, cable television and a work desk with lamp. Cots and highchairs are also available on request. Business travellers are encouraged to make full use of the meeting and conference rooms as well as the fax, printing and photocopying services. Whatever your purpose for visiting Manchester, you are guaranteed an enjoyable and value for money stay.

Make the most of your time in this fresh & modern hotel in the heart of the city! For those who like to keep active and get outdoors, Manchester offers a wide range of activities to compliment its urban vibe of great restaurants, first class shopping and trendy nightlife, so you can ensure you have the best of both worlds on your city break. Salford Watersports Centre offers a range of courses, classes, private group sessions and equipment hire from everything from power boating to wind surfing. It’s a great opportunity to try a new sport or bond with friends and family in an exciting environment. If you’d prefer to stay on dry land, there’s the Chill Factore centre for snowsports enthusiasts and Rock Over Climbing for thrill seekers and aspiring mountaineers.

In 1900, the John Rylands Library opened its doors and remains one of Manchester’s finest landmarks, designed in medieval antiquity. Take a tour of this stunning building which houses over 250,000 books and more than a million manuscripts and archived items. The highlight of the collection however has to be the Papyrus P52, the oldest surviving fragment of the New Testament. Another landmark not to miss is the Manchester Monastery, originally the Monastery of St Francis, dates back to 1863 and after a recent renovation is now used for concerts and events. Tours are also available.

Manchester is now a premiere shopping destination, with shops to suit all tastes and budgets. A Few Fine Things sells beautifully made high quality accessories, specialising in hand bags which are made by the owners in the basement. For a unique gift, you can have a bespoke bag made-to-measure in the workshop under you watchful eye with the ‘hand bag experience’ voucher- an original treat for a loved one! For creative types, pick up some supplies in Fred Aldous. You’ll feel like a kid in a candy shop as you cruise the aisles of pens, paints and craft accessories.