Ideal for both leisure and business guests this four star luxury Secret Hotel, ‘Contemporary & chic in Manchester city centre! – 4 star – Manchester’, is in a prime location for sight seeing, trying out restaurants or doing a spot of shopping. This modern hotel is serviced by a 24 hour security and reception as well as having a range of first class facilities on site. The hotel bar and restaurant offer flexible dining, and of course room service options if you want to make the most of your plush guest rooms. If you’re looking for some R&R, then let the wellness centre take care of you, equipped with a sauna, gym and steam room for the ultimate relaxation. Families with young children are welcome, with the hotel benefiting from a children’s play area as well as offering children’s menus, highchairs and cots.
After London, Manchester’s Chinatown is the biggest in the UK, so if you’re lucky enough to be visiting during Chinese New Year in February then you’re in for a treat with the festivities displayed here, including an impressive parade with Chinese Dragons. During the rest of the year, this magical part of the city is alive with delicious restaurants and exotic shops- you’ll feel like you’re a million miles away! Looking for somewhere tasty to eat? Sweet Mandarin serves up some of the best Chinese cuisine in the city, as well as some pretty mean cocktails!
Manchester is famed for it’s diverse architecture, stretching back to Roman times. Arley Hall is a superb example of early Victorian design, set in 12 acres of stunning gardens. Take a tour of this magnificent stately home, or why not try your hand at clay pigeon shooting? You’ll be instructed by a qualified guide for 2 ½ hours as you take on 500 clays, and afterwards you’ll have a 2 course lunch to look forward to in the Tudor Barn Restaurant. Manchester Cathedral is another must see, known for it’s ornate medieval woodwork. Take a tour to learn more about the complex history of this house of worship, including the oldest structure in Manchester, the Hanging Ditch Bridge, and a close inspection of the carved misericords, celebrated for being some of the finest in Europe.
In the evening, the Northern Quarter really comes into its own- full of quirky bars, music venues and nightclubs. The Black Dog Ballroom is based on the speakeasies of New York and serves up some of the city’s best cocktails thanks to its first class mixologists.