$69 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jul 24, 2014 Check-out: Jul 25, 2014

Gardens Hotel

3 stars
55 Piccadilly, Manchester, M1 2AP
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.6
out of 5
17 reviews
Weekend away

Great location in the middle of everything shops,bars easy to find . Only downside was the key card... See full review

  • Teapot
  • Jul 1, 2014
Where I will stay in Manchester from now on

The location which is a short walk from Piccadilly Station, the free Manchester shuttle bus around... See full review

  • LynneDS
  • Oct 3, 2013
An affordable and convenient hotel overlooking Piccadilly Gardens
The comfortable and affordable Gardens Hotel overlooks the lovely Piccadilly Gardens and is only a quarter mile from Piccadilly Station. This central location puts travelers in the heart of Manchester, a vibrant northern England city. Walk to many area attractions, including G-Mex and the Manchester Art Gallery. Le Jardin, the on-site restaurant serves a daily breakfast buffet, and the Lounge Bar is a convenient place to grab a cup of coffee or meet with friends for a drink. Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access is available throughout Gardens Hotel.
Highlights
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access
  • Down the street from Piccadilly Station
  • Views of the green space at Piccadilly Gardens
Rooms
Guest rooms and suites at the Gardens Hotel are offered in a variety of sizes and configurations, but all rooms include complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, coffee and tea service, televisions, and private bathrooms. Suites are loft style and offer separate sitting areas.
Features
Stay in the heart of Manchester without breaking the bank at this convenient and affordable hotel. Less than a quarter mile from Piccadilly Station and across the street from Piccadilly Gardens, guests at the Gardens Hotel are within walking distance of the main attractions in the city. See a concert or a game at nearby G-Mex (Manchester Convention Centre) or a first class performance at the Opera House. There are dozens of ways to spend the day at The Lowry, no matter how often you visit. The newly renovated Manchester Art Gallery is spectacular to see. Learn more about the industrial past of Manchester at the Museum of Science and Industry, a short train ride from the Gardens Hotel. Manchester is a big sporting city, so make sure to save time for a cricket match or football game.
Transportation
  • Piccadilly Station (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • Manchester Airport (8 mi/12.9 km)
Attractions
  • The Green Room (0.5 mi/0.8 km)
  • Opera House (0.5 mi/0.8 km)
  • People's History Museum (0.5 mi/0.8 km)
  • MEN Arena (1 mi/1.6 km)
  • G-Mex (1 mi/1.6 km)
  • Royal Exchange Theatre (1 mi/1.6 km)
  • St. Ann's Square (1 mi/1.6 km)
  • The Lowry (3 mi/4.8 km)
  • Lancashire County Cricket Club (3 mi/4.8 km)
Business
  • Meeting rooms accommodate up to 55 people
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access

Hotel Map

53.4811 -2.2348
Area served
Manchester.
Nearby airports
Manchester International Airport.
Area description
It is situated in the heart of Manchester, overlooking the famous Piccadilly Gardens.

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Gardens Hotel Rooms

Internal Twin (no windows)
The room offers one twin bed with bathroom amenities, color TV, ensuite/private bathroom, hairdryer, heating, internet access free wireless, non-smoking rooms, room service, tea and coffee making facilities, telephone. Internal Rooms have no windows. All bedrooms are non-smoking, bright modern deco and new furnishings including work desks, free wireless broadband and trouser press.
Single Room
The room offers one single bed with bathroom amenities, color TV, ensuite/private bathroom, hairdryer, heating, internet access free wireless, non-smoking rooms, room service, tea and coffee making facilities, telephone. Internal Rooms have no windows. All bedrooms are non-smoking, bright modern deco and new furnishings including work desks, free wireless broadband and trouser press.
Double Room
The room offers one double bed with bathroom amenities, color TV, ensuite/private bathroom, hairdryer, heating, internet access free wireless, non-smoking rooms, room service, tea and coffee making facilities, telephone. Internal Rooms have no windows. All bedrooms are non-smoking, bright modern deco and new furnishings including work desks, free wireless broadband and trouser press.
Twin Room
The room offers one twin bed with bathroom amenities, color TV, ensuite/private bathroom, hairdryer, heating, internet access free wireless, non-smoking rooms, room service, tea and coffee making facilities, telephone. Internal Rooms have no windows. All bedrooms are non-smoking, bright modern deco and new furnishings including work desks, free wireless broadband and trouser press.

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Elevators
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Room service
Services
Laundry service
Conference facilities
Currency exchange
Internet
Free internet

Nearby points of interest

  • Piccadilly Gardens: 0.1 mi
  • Craft Centre: 0.2 mi
  • Canal Street: 0.2 mi
  • Piccadilly Tower: 0.2 mi
  • Band on the Wall: 0.3 mi
  • Chinese Arts Centre: 0.3 mi
  • Manchester Chinatown: 0.3 mi
  • Alan Turing Memorial: 0.3 mi
  • Sackville Street: 0.3 mi
  • Arndale: 0.3 mi
  • Manchester Art Gallery: 0.3 mi
  • Printworks: 0.4 mi
  • Manchester Wheel: 0.4 mi
  • Town Hall: 0.4 mi
  • Exchange Square: 0.4 mi
  • Piccadilly Gardens: 0.1 mi
  • Craft Centre: 0.2 mi
  • Canal Street: 0.2 mi
  • Piccadilly Tower: 0.2 mi
  • Band on the Wall: 0.3 mi
  • Chinese Arts Centre: 0.3 mi
  • Manchester Chinatown: 0.3 mi
  • Alan Turing Memorial: 0.3 mi
  • Sackville Street: 0.3 mi
  • Arndale: 0.3 mi
  • Manchester Art Gallery: 0.3 mi
  • Printworks: 0.4 mi
  • Manchester Wheel: 0.4 mi
  • Town Hall: 0.4 mi
  • Exchange Square: 0.4 mi
  • Manchester King Street: 0.4 mi
  • Royal Exchange Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • Urbis: 0.4 mi
  • Triangle: 0.4 mi
  • Albert Square: 0.4 mi
  • St Anns Church: 0.5 mi
  • Palace Theatre: 0.5 mi
  • Manchester Cathedral: 0.5 mi
  • Cornerhouse: 0.5 mi
  • Free Trade Hall: 0.6 mi
  • Manchester Arena: 0.6 mi
  • Bridgewater Hall: 0.6 mi
  • M.E.N. Arena: 0.6 mi
  • Dancehouse Theatre: 0.6 mi
  • Green Building: 0.6 mi
  • Manchester International Convention Centre: 0.6 mi
  • Opera House: 0.7 mi
  • Mamucium: 0.8 mi
  • Beetham Tower: 0.8 mi
  • Peoples History Museum: 0.8 mi
  • Manchester Aquatics Centre: 0.8 mi
  • Granada Studios: 0.9 mi
  • Museum of Science and Industry: 0.9 mi
  • Manchester Apollo: 1 mi
  • Manchester Museum: 1 mi
  • Jewish Museum: 1 mi
  • Contact Theatre: 1.3 mi
  • National Squash Centre: 1.3 mi
  • City of Manchester Stadium: 1.4 mi
  • Manchester Academy: 1.4 mi

Dining

Restaurant
Situated on the ground floor the recently refurbished Le Jardin Restaurant caters for all guests. Whether guest needs an early breakfast or a briskly served yet tasteful business lunch. Please note the restaurants will not be open in the evenings from 23rd December 2008. The quiet and relaxing Lounge Bar in the foyer is ideal for snacks or pre-dinner drinks. This modern and stylish hotel bar features a plasma screen TV and is open daily until late. Breakfast and bar snacks are available on room service as well.
Ed's Bar
It offers a great choice of snacks, high teas, bar lunches at any time of day and is available for private parties.

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 (17)

Ratings and reviews for Gardens Hotel

Overall score

3.6 / 5
5.01.0
17 out of 17
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3.6
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3.6
Location:
4.6
Value:
3.9

82% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Gardens Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Teapot
Yorkshire
Jul 1, 2014

Weekend away

Great location in the middle of everything shops,bars easy to find . Only downside was the key card to our room it didn't work the whole time we were there wasn't so much of a problem until it came to go back to room after night out had to go to the reception twice and then having a very rude reception /porter very rudely tell us that there wS nothing wrong with the key card. On departure luggage can be left and collected later.overhall great hotel and won't be put off from staying there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Take flat shoes cobbled streets

Review of Gardens Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
LynneDS
New Haven, CT
Oct 3, 2013

Where I will stay in Manchester from now on

The location which is a short walk from Piccadilly Station, the free Manchester shuttle bus around town and shopping was fabulous. While the hotel otherwise does not seem to be in a great location that is like NYC's Times Square, the hotel patrons were very nice--many were middle class business travelers- and security there is tight. The breakfast was excellent as well.

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

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
tiny sooty
sandgrownun
Feb 15, 2012

great upgrade to four poster

staff very helpful. pity there is no restaruant, but then you are close to all shops and theatres,

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

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Giovan
Business
Montreal
Feb 17, 2014

Nice hotel Manchester downtown

Nice Hotel on the main square. We enjoyed a short stay (2 days). The staff is friendly, the rooms a bit small but still ok. The best advantage of this hotel is the good quality/price ratio and the location from which you can visit the whole city on foot. I would recommand it

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

Business

Review of Gardens Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Bob World Traveler
Oklahoma
Jun 15, 2013

Great value

Convenient location just off of Picadilly square in the middle of town. Good wifi. Great price. Room had some stains and definitely had a "lived-in" look. But the bed was clean and comfortable. Would definitely stay there again.

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

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
B. Day
Charleston, SC, USA
Apr 19, 2012

Garden Hotel

Great location, free internet, cheap, small but clean roooms, noise can be a problem.

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

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Shefki
Dundalk, Co. Louth, Ireland
Dec 6, 2011

Bang on

After reading few negative stories, was slightly concerned! I was pleasantly surprised with everything in fairness. Arrived at 800 in morning and had no problem getting early check in. The room itself was basic but perfect. Bathroom wasnt great but it done the job. Definetly using here again

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Gaucho's Grill, Deansgate! Argentinian Restaurant, if you like steak, you'll love it

Review of Gardens Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Nordic Traveler
Business
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jun 2, 2009

Very good value

Very good value and excellent location right in the heart of Manchester. Room was basic but clean, and the staff friendly and helpful. The free wireless Internet in all rooms is a big plus. Breakfast was very good, but make sure you ask how much the full English breakfast costs, as I thought it was included and didn't realize there was a separate charge for it until I checked out. The restaurant staff never mentioned the price, they simply ask you what you want when you sit down for breakfast.

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

Business

Money-saving tip: In Hotel

Ask exactly what part of the breakfast is included in your room rate.

Review of Gardens Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
PaulB
Business
London
Jun 18, 2012

Gardens Manchester

I was really very pleasantly surprised by the Gardens Hotel. Very centrally placed in the city and very cheap - I was ready for 'rough'! the experience was good from the first friendly but very professional greeting at reception through to fast check out. Room was comfortable, clean. well equipped and quiet - despite being att he front of the hotel facing a major city junction. Well done Gardens Team!

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

Business

Review of Gardens Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Nordic Traveler
Business
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jun 2, 2009

Very good value

Very good value and excellent location right in the heart of Manchester. Room was basic but clean, and the staff friendly and helpful. The free wireless Internet in all rooms is a big plus. Breakfast was very good, but make sure you ask how much the full English breakfast costs, as I thought it was included and didn't realize there was a separate charge for it until I checked out. The restaurant staff never mentioned the price, they simply ask you what you want when you sit down for breakfast.

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

Business

Money-saving tip: In Hotel

Ask exactly what part of the breakfast is included in your room rate.

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