$53 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Sep 21, 2014 Check-out: Sep 22, 2014

Britannia Hotel South Manchester

3 stars
Palatine Road, Northenden, Northenden, Manchester, M22 4FH
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.1
out of 5
20 reviews
Excellent airport hotel

I wasn't expecting much from this hotel, just an inexpensive bed before an early flight, but the... See full review

  • Marcus Tucson
  • Jul 14, 2014
one-night

- Clean room - Room size is bigger enough for 2 persons - Load of car space. - Close to motorway... See full review

  • john ugo
  • Apr 5, 2014
A hotel with affordability and convenience to the Manchester Airport
Only three miles from the airport, the Britannia Airport Hotel offers great rates and comfortable accommodations. The city center is about 15 minutes from the hotel, so it is easy to get out and see what is happening. Catch a game at Old Trafford, less than 10 miles away. Also nearby are Christies and Wythenshawe hospitals, only three miles from the Britannia. Palatine Restaurant is open daily for breakfast and dinner, while Palatine Bar opens at noon and closes late. The airport shuttle operates 24 hours a day, so it is never too late to get a room.
Highlights
  • A 24-hour airport shuttle
  • High-speed Internet access available
  • "Park and Fly" packages available
Rooms
Guest rooms at the Britannia Airport Hotel are comfortable and have all the amenities travelers have come to expect. Large televisions, Wi-Fi Internet access (fees apply in some cases), and tea- and coffee-making facilities are standard. Reserve a superior room for additional space and complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access.
Features

Get comfort and convenience at the Britannia Airport Hotel. Only a few minutes away by shuttle, travelers can go from airport terminal to front desk in no time. The Palatine Restaurant offers a hearty menu for lunch and dinner, and the Palatine Bar is open late into the night.

 

While in town, be sure to catch a football game at Old Trafford, less than 10 miles from the Britannia Airport Hotel, or a cricket match at Lancashire County Cricket Club. Shopping in Manchester is another must, with Exchange Square, the Arndale Center and Trafford Centre all crowded with stylish boutiques and major department stores. Check out what is on display at the Manchester Art Gallery and be sure to get tickets to a performance at the Opera House. For those fans of popular music, make time for a concert at The Bridgewater Hall.
Transportation
  • Gately Rail Station (1 mi/1.6 km)
  • Manchester Airport (3 mi/4.8 km)
Attractions
  • Old Trafford (3 mi/4.8 km)
  • The Bridgewater Hall (5 mi/8 km)
  • Manchester Art Gallery (5 mi/8 km)
  • The Opera House (5 mi/8 km)
  • Exchange Square (6 mi/9.7 km)
  • Arndale Shopping Centre (7 mi/11.3 km)
Business
  • Meeting rooms available
  • Wi-Fi Internet access (fees apply in some cases)
Policies and fees
Pet policy as follows: Cats and dogs are allowed at a cost of 10GBP per pet, per night. Other pets are allowed upon request. Please note: In line with other hotel chains as of September 30, 2010, all credit/debit cards used to settle accounts at all hotels will have a 2GBP admin charge added.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Hotel Map

53.4071 -2.2658
Area served
Manchester.
Nearby airports
Manchester International Airport.
Area description
This modern purposed built hotel is located just off the M56 and easy access to the Motorway Networks, traveling from the North, South, East and West. Manchester Airport is only 3 miles away and a shuttle bus operates on a regular timetable.

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Britannia Hotel South Manchester Rooms

Economy Double
Room offers a double bed.
Standard Double or Twin
Room offers a double bed.

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • Free parking
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Elevators
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Services
Laundry service
Internet
Free internet
Parking
Free parking

Nearby points of interest

  • Didsbury: 1.4 mi
  • Fallowfield: 2.6 mi
  • Burnage: 3.1 mi
  • Platt Fields Park: 3.3 mi
  • Hale: 3.5 mi
  • Gallery of Costume: 3.7 mi
  • Manchester Academy: 3.9 mi
  • United Museum: 4 mi
  • Whitworth Art Gallery: 4 mi
  • Old Trafford: 4 mi
  • Contact Theatre: 4.1 mi
  • Manchester Museum: 4.3 mi
  • Manchester Aquatics Centre: 4.5 mi
  • Imperial War Museum North: 4.5 mi
  • Lowry Centre: 4.6 mi
  • Didsbury: 1.4 mi
  • Fallowfield: 2.6 mi
  • Burnage: 3.1 mi
  • Platt Fields Park: 3.3 mi
  • Hale: 3.5 mi
  • Gallery of Costume: 3.7 mi
  • Manchester Academy: 3.9 mi
  • United Museum: 4 mi
  • Whitworth Art Gallery: 4 mi
  • Old Trafford: 4 mi
  • Contact Theatre: 4.1 mi
  • Manchester Museum: 4.3 mi
  • Manchester Aquatics Centre: 4.5 mi
  • Imperial War Museum North: 4.5 mi
  • Lowry Centre: 4.6 mi
  • Dancehouse Theatre: 4.7 mi
  • Manchester Apollo: 4.7 mi
  • Green Building: 4.7 mi
  • Cornerhouse: 4.8 mi
  • Beetham Tower: 4.8 mi
  • Bridgewater Hall: 4.8 mi
  • Mamucium: 4.8 mi
  • Palace Theatre: 4.8 mi
  • Manchester International Convention Centre: 4.8 mi
  • Museum of Science and Industry: 4.8 mi
  • Granada Studios: 4.9 mi
  • Free Trade Hall: 4.9 mi
  • Sackville Street: 5 mi
  • Alan Turing Memorial: 5 mi
  • Opera House: 5 mi
  • Manchester Chinatown: 5 mi
  • Canal Street: 5 mi
  • Manchester Art Gallery: 5 mi
  • Town Hall: 5.1 mi
  • Albert Square: 5.1 mi
  • Piccadilly Tower: 5.2 mi
  • Peoples History Museum: 5.2 mi
  • Manchester King Street: 5.2 mi
  • Piccadilly Gardens: 5.2 mi
  • St Anns Church: 5.2 mi
  • Royal Exchange Theatre: 5.3 mi
  • Gorton: 5.3 mi
  • Arndale: 5.4 mi
  • Manchester Wheel: 5.4 mi
  • Exchange Square: 5.4 mi

Dining

Restaurant
The superb restaurant, Palatine restaurant serves a hearty full breakfast or a Continental breakfast, light lunch or snack and dinner with a choice of Grills, Sea Food, Burgers and traditional Family favorites. The Palantine bar is ideal for relaxing with fine wines and beverages.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
Check-out:
1100

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (20)

Ratings and reviews for Britannia Hotel South Manchester

Overall score

3.1 / 5
5.01.0
20 out of 20
Amenities:
3.2
Room cleanliness:
3.3
Hotel staff:
3.3
Room comfort:
3.2
Location:
3.5
Value:
3.8

65% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Marcus Tucson
San Francisco, CA
Jul 14, 2014

Excellent airport hotel

I wasn't expecting much from this hotel, just an inexpensive bed before an early flight, but the hotel was clean, had a decent bar/restaurant, friendly staff and quiet, well equipped rooms. The airport shuttle in the morning was on time and convenient.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
jennm
cumbria, uk
Jul 1, 2014

Good location for airport

It is close to manchester airport and the shuttle service to and from worked well although the shuttles only run at set times. Hotel could do with a bit of updating but served our purpose of a stop over before our flight.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
3
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
john ugo
Bedford
Apr 5, 2014

one-night

- Clean room - Room size is bigger enough for 2 persons - Load of car space. - Close to motorway and airport

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Dave Leicester
Leicester
Mar 27, 2014

Cheap but comfortable

Our experience at this hotel was surprisingly good considering how cheap our stay was. Ok, it is not 5 star quality but it certainly was not 5 star price.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
5
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Review of Britannia Hotel South Manchester

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Jon the traveller
Milton keynes
Oct 31, 2013

Fine

The hotel was nicely situated for what I wanted, the room was fine but a little tired looking. The bed very comfortable. But in the age of wifi no signal in the room. Had to use the draughty lounge The meals were good and straight forward and the staff were professional enough. The person the pat cleans the room vould do with a little more pride in their job. The tv remote did nit work, and it I was a very very old TV set with a video tape player. It worked, but a bit if a puzzler to switch ion. But for a comfy bed for the night it was fine,

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
baymustang21
Business
Tennessee
Aug 16, 2013

far to midland

The staff was less than enthusiastic, Room was tidy but could have used a deep cleaning. There was hair in the shower.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Anonymous101
London
Mar 28, 2013

Broken hotel!

The hotel looked like it hadn't ben touched since the early 80's, the decor was atrocious. Most uncomfortable bed I've ever slept in. The pool table was broken, the trouser press was broken, the tv sound was broken...

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
1
Location:
2
Value:
1
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
lisaac
Illinois, USA
Jan 9, 2013

Good for airport stay

Room was average, but for one night it was fine. The service was very good, we were tired and they brought our food to the room. The food was very good too. overall, perfect for one night

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Gail s party
Liverpool
Jan 31, 2012

Girls weekend

The rooms are lovely, it's just a bit too faR away from the city centre. And not a lot of stuff around there. There's a tesco and a few takeaways and restaurants but that's about it. Great for value and spotlessly clean

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
2
Value:
5
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Mancunian
Paris, France
Dec 31, 2011

Excellent for the price

Obviously not in the 5* bracket but we wanted somewhere clean and comfortable to stay for three nights. The decor is tired but we don't mind that. We liked the ambiance, and the low-priced, extensive hot and cold buffet breakfast has to be unbeatable. Best value for a night that we know - and we got cashback too.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
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