Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 181
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Munshi Comfortable Bed and great service
Overall experience very good. Location is excellent. Good value for money.
June 5, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by lenny2811 A Good Hotel
Stopped at this hotel while working in Manchester. I stop in a lot of Holiday Inn hotels and this was a pretty good experience.
Arrived late at the Hotel, but the staff couldn't be more helpful.
Room was spotless and the bed was a double as opposed to two singles pushed together.
The only thing I would say is that the hotel could have benefitted from a car park at the hotel.
Overall a really good hotel and reasonably priced.
June 3, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Southerner1 Clean and Fresh Hotel with excellent service
The hotel was very clean and fresh but it was the staff who made it for me - nothing seem to be too much trouble for them and everytime you saw the staff they were smiling and friendly. The rooms were nice and clean - not amazing for the price but we were there at a weekend where there was a lot going on in Manchester and hence the prices were higher.
June 2, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Illy Magic Weekend
We booked two rooms for the Rugby League Magic Weekend. The hotel was extremely clean and we found the beds very comfortable.
Good size shower and never heard any noise during the night. The free breakfast was limited but the sausages were actually nice for a hotel. We intend to book again for next year. The hotel is also very well located for a good curry house, couple of nice pubs and also the tram station to the Etihad stadium.
June 1, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Pattie67 Comfortable room
Pleasant reception staff.
Very disappointing breakfast.
May 30, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Raymond442 Brief Business Visit
Hotel is basic but very new and clean. Value wise excellent!
For a short business trip it's perfect. Located close to town and inclusive of breakfast.
Does what it says on the tin
May 28, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by gillian47 Clean modern with central location
We have no negatives to say about this hotel, Great value for money, clean modern rooms in brand new hotel, with brilliant location. Parking no issues and only £4 for 24 hours in nearby car park.
Would highly recommend. Worth the slight cost difference to those nasty travel lodges without a doubt.
May 28, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Spiteri Comfortable room and spacious shower.
Very good hotel overall. This was our second stay and definitely will be back. Clean and spacious room and shower. Helpful staff. Very good location, close to transport, shops and restaurants.
May 12, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by mffrith Good Location
The room was clean & the bathroom had a great big shower.
The only downside is they do include a English breakfast.
The surrounding buildings to the hotel are being developed so it was a bit like a building site during out visit as you enter the hotel from the main road.
May 11, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by BrianT1973 Excellent stay in Manchester
I was in Manchester for a meeting at the BBC's site at MediaCityUK in Salford.
I wanted a city centre hotel with good value and complimentary breakfast.
The Holiday Inn Express M.E.N. Arena provided all of these - along with pleasant staff and a nice, modern building.
It's just a short walk from the Metrolink tram stop at Shudehill - so it's very easy to get to from Manchester's Piccadilly station.
May 9, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Cel4 Great value Brilliant location
We stayed here for the convenience and found it surprisingly quiet, comfortable and great value. Breakfast was good although self service and furnished in a cafeteria style.
Would definitely stay here again.
May 2, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by sjshaw365 Clean & comfortable
Hotel is perfect for staying when going to M.E.N. Arena, its just 5 - 10 minute walk away.
May 2, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by jane32 Very Comfortable rooms
The hotel was in easy walking distance of Piccadilly Station. The rooms were spacious and very comfortable and well equipped. Breakfast was good but the area was a little confined. Everything except toast was in a small gulley way and with lots of people not knowing what they wanted there was a lot of going backwards and forwards. There was plenty of choice though. Staff were very friendly and we were able to drop our bags off early in the day before checking in to save carrying them around
April 26, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by muggins Well located
What a great location to explore the delights of this vibrant city.First class service.Clean,comfortable and suprisingly quiet.We will be back....
April 25, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by lainey11 great location
staff very helpful, room was perfect for my family, close to bus and metro links. breakfast good choice and as much as you want. would stay here again.
April 24, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by SueSkippy Excellent
Stayed here for one night while attending a concert at the MEN Arena.
Room was great, staff were pleasant and helpful, food and drink was great and above all was reasonably priced.
Location is perfect for shopping and for the MEN Arena, 5 minutes walk away.
Would definately stay here again!
April 23, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by jamesb40 MEN Holiday Inn Express
Really nice hotel, rooms well decorated and great location
April 22, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by india2 Great hotel
Stayed here overnight as we went to the MEN Arena, excellent location for this and for everything Manchester as to offer.
Friendly staff, great room and value for money a definite must if travelling to Manchester.Will be back for sure.
April 22, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by MagsnJodz Exceeded expectations
We booked this hotel as we were going to a gig at the arena. It was a bargain price so we weren't expecting too much.
The staff were friendly and welcoming when we checked in, it was quite busy but we were dealt with very quickly..
The room was spacious, nice decor and spotlessly clean. Lovely bathroom with huge powerful shower. Everything we needed, desk, mirror, hairdryer, hanging space, TV, plenty of electric sockets.
We had a drink in the bar before heading out, fast and friendly service.
We had a great nights sleep, the beds were so comfortable it was an effort to get up.
Breakfast was complementary so again, we didn't expect much...wrong again! Good selection of cereals, hot drinks and juices, cooked choices were sausage, scrambled eggs, toast and beans. Also a selection of continental pastries. You couldn't expect more for a freebie! (although some were moaning about the lack of bacon...humbugs).
We would definitely book here again if we're in Manchester and will recommend to friends and family. Didn't seem like a budget option at all.
April 21, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by allycat Lovely hotel!
First time here and my room was massive. Spotlessly clean and bed was so comfy. Really quiet area considering where you actually are. Also parking was fine, there's a Total right opposite the Crowne Plaza.
Downside was that as a priority member I wasn't informed I could've had a late checkout :( Would've saved me lots of rushing around in the morning.
April 21, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 Perfect for city break
Stayed for event in the Arena - Perfect location - 5 min walk from Printworks, which has any kind of food/drink you could want, then another couple of minutes from the Arena. Would def stay again.
April 20, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Paulus42 Friendly Staff
Stopped there for the Pink Concert at the MEN on the 14/04/13. Perfect location. The room was lovely and clean the staff were all very friendly especially young Chris who showed us to the car park in his own time :)
Will be going back there when we are 'gigging' again or even when my girlfriend wants to go for a day shopping in Manchester
April 20, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Jimmyboy14 Just about OK for one night
Having asked for a quiet room, we were given room 611 on the 6th floor, only to discover that room 613 next door was the meeting point/ pre-loading venue for a group of young people staying at the hotel. Having wanted an early night we were kept awake until after 11 pm by a succession of people knocking on the door of 613, but fortunately the noise then ceased.
In the morning we noticed that the shower drain was partially blocked, so that the water in the shower tray was soon several cm deep when we used it.
At breakfast one of the juice machines was not working and looked dirty, and one of the tea/coffee machines did not work. There was then a partial power failure so that none of the machines or toasters were working, although the staff soon fixed the problem.
Had to stay in Manchester to get an early morning train the next day, and chose this hotel after good experiences at HEXs in Newcastle and London, but this one fell some way short of their standards.
April 20, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by lordlardy1 Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre-MEN
A relaxing and enjoyable stay with the only real negative being the lack of obvious parking facilities.
The hotel and rooms were tidy and I recommend the venue
April 20, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by MickyB100 great hotel
I was at this hotel a couple of months ago. Still the same excellent service. Great hotel. Great staff. Maybe there wasn't any bacon at breakfast but it isn't the end of the world. Nice food. Yes I will return to this hotel without question
April 19, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Kazzykazzy Good location, clean and friendly
We had an overnight stay whilst visiting the MEN. We had a very quick check in by a friendly guy. The hotel was clean throughout with a modern feel. We had a nice room on the 4th floor, great shower and no noise or disturbance at all. The hotel location was very convenient for shopping and the MEN. Breakfast delivered what it said it would and was plentiful and enjoyable. We had a lovely stay, nothing negative to say at all. Would recommend a stay in this hotel.
April 19, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Macca247 Gorgeous Room, Attentive Staff
Had a double all to myself .... nice and very big shower, choice of pillows (firm or soft)... a joy for city centre at the price.
Great location in the Northern Quarter, well positioned for the Arena, restaurants, shopping etc.
Breakfast functional and limited but happened to include my favourite treat (scrambled eggs and beans, on toast) so all was well !
I will certainly use it next time I need to stop over.
April 17, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Dunc99 Great base to explore the city or visit the Arena
We were going to the Manchester Arena and decided to stay overnight at the Holiday Inn Express. What a great hotel. Everything was spot on! Helpful staff, speedy check in, clean spacious room with a 5* bathroom and a wonderfully comfortable bed.
A great night's sleep with only one regret - we weren't staying a second night.
Will certainly stay again when visiting Manchester.
April 17, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Helen3 spotless room and comfy bed.
Very good location, close to MEN but a lovely and quiet corner
Excellent staff and really clean, brilliant large shower, we were on 6th floor so great views over city. Would certainly stay again when going to event at MEN.
April 16, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by fults Access to hotel
My overall stay of the hotel was very good. Excellent location to amenities in city centre and staff very helpfull for directions etc. One point though which is, when arriving in my car I missed the hotel on the left off swan street and turned left at the traffic lights which led me off past the hotel and i had to turn around which took me another 10 minutes to get back to swan street. If you could put a large sign up for the hotel name on the corner of swan street before turning left at the traffic lights this may minimise people turning left at the lights as i did, which means you cannot access the hotel in your car from here but you can park brifely on the small access road just off swan street next to the hotel with your baggage etc. Which would help then you can drive your car to the euro car park from here as well which is just around the other turn right at the traffic lights street.
April 13, 2013