$67 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Aug 25, 2014 Check-out: Aug 26, 2014

Gardens Hotel

3 stars
55 Piccadilly, Manchester, M1 2AP
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.9
out of 5
51 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 (51)

Ratings and reviews for Gardens Hotel

Overall score

3.8 / 5
5.01.0
13 out of 51
Amenities:
3.4
Room cleanliness:
4.2
Hotel staff:
3.9
Room comfort:
3.7
Location:
4.8
Value:
4.2

85% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Gardens Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
eena reena
london
Jul 1, 2014

weekend getaway

After reading all the reviews about this hotel I was expecting it to be really awful, but I was surprised! The hotel was in a great location for my needs. Right in the city centre close to everything. The hotel itself was nice and once again what I needed. I had booked a single room but I was given a twin room which was a nice surprise. The room was equipped with a kettle and teas and coffees, tv with free view and there is wifi in the hotel room too. I didn't have any meals there so can't comment on that. But overall enjoyed my stay and would go back again.

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

3
5.01.0
6026
Huddersfield, UK
Oct 18, 2013

Central Hotchpotch

Superbly located in the heart of the city this hotel is a hit and miss conversion of old buildings. My room was awkwardly shaped with ill fitting furniture and curtains. Comfortable enough but someone needed to think things through better and pay some attention to detail. Reasonable value for money but not great.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
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
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
Not a fussy traveller
London
Jun 15, 2013

Not bad and close to the station.

10 min walk from Piccadilly train station and the same for the main shopping area. Do not agree to take rooms on the 5th floor - no windows, roof light only that does not open, gloomy and stuffy.Hint: Tesco and a 24 hour shop almost nest door. Tea/coffee in the room. Far from the football stadium though.

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

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
harryrabbit
Warsaw, Poland
May 29, 2013

Perfect value for money

The hotel is in the absolute centre of the city and it's not too expensive considering the location. Close by are Picadilly train station, coach station, trams to Old Trafford, O2 Apollo is some 15 minutes walk. I arrived at 11 am and could check in early. The room was nice with a kettle, bed very comfy. You really don't need more for a few days!

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

2
5.01.0
stargirl79
Silver Spring, MD
Mar 10, 2011

OK, but was disappointed.

The staff was friendly and the location was perfect for someone like me who did not know Manchester and needed quick access to the train station. The room was below average. My shower water only ran cool to freezing cold, so I only used the bath tub, which did have hot water. The wireless internet did not work. Since I was only staying two nights I did not think it was worthwhile to mention these things. The walls are paper thin and it was kind of cold in the room. On the plus side, room service was quick and the food was not too bad. I think I would have had a better value for a hotel in the US for the price.

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

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
RomanS
Vienna
Jun 21, 2014

Very nice stay

I had a very nice stay at this hotel, brilliantly situated and and friendly staff.

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

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
snii
Helsinki
Jun 4, 2014

Ok

Sijainti oli todella hyvä. Huoneesta ei ollut näkymää puutarhaan (kuten piti) vaan saman hotellin vastapäiseen seinään. Näkymäpisteet siis 0. Perustasoa tai vähän alle.

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