Britannia Hotel Manchester

Manchester, United Kingdom

10.9 K reviews
Fair hotel for solo travelers. Close to Chinatown. Close to the city center and train stations. Fantastic service.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Double Bed
    • Radio
    • Central Heating
    • Bathroom
    • Heating (individually regulated)
    • Wheelchair access
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Carpeting
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • Laundry Service
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • 24-hour check-in
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant(s) with high-chairs
    • Nightclub
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
  • Food
    • Evening Buffet
    • à la carte Dinner
    • à la carte Lunch
    • Breakfast Served
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • Half Board
    • Lunch Buffet
Portland Street Manchester M1 3LA
0 ft to downtown


This city hotel is centrally located close to an abundance of shops and within metres of links to the public transport network.


This hotel was built in 1858. The establishment comprises a total of 363 rooms. At the accommodation, travellers are welcomed at the reception area with 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-in/check-out service. Most storeys are accessible by lift. Amenities include a safe and a currency exchange service. Wireless internet access is available to guests in the public areas. Among the culinary options available at the hotel are a restaurant, a dining area, a breakfast room and a bar. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the establishment. Additional services include room service and a laundry service.


Each of the rooms is appointed with central heating and a bathroom. The carpeted accommodation units feature a double bed. Guests will also find a tea/coffee station included as standard. A trouser press is also available for travellers' convenience. Little extras, including internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio and WiFi, contribute to a great stay. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are also bookable. A shower and a bathtub can be found in the bathrooms. A hairdryer is also available. The accommodation offers non-smoking rooms.


A disco and a nightclub are among the available leisure options.


Catering options available at the hotel include bed and breakfast and half board. Guests can choose to book options such as breakfast, lunch or dinner.


All major credit cards, including American Express, VISA, Diners Club and MasterCard, are accepted for payment.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Fantastic transport links. Excellent position of Hotel. Location is fantastic.

    "Great location." "Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping." "Close to public transport and the train." "So-so car access and parking." "Parking should be cheaper."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Staff were excellent. Bar staff great. Reception staff excellent.

    "Management seems lacking, with badly rated housekeeping, but friendly service." "Reception is OK with acceptable service professionalism, although restaurant service is lacking." "Room service is average." "Bar service is acceptable." "Hotel security is ok." "Great concierge service." "Recreation staff is nice."

  • Food
    "Food is all right"

    Well cooked evening meal. Burnt hash browns. Dinner offering unappealing.

    "Great menu, but dining area was poorly rated and had complaints about cleanliness." "Guests disliked the pork dishes, desserts, and fruits." "Food is relatively good value, and side dishes are of average quality."

  • Breakfast
    "Breakfast can be improved"

    Scrambled eggs inedible. Poor buffet style breakfast. Poor cooked breakfast.

    "Some complaints about quality and price of breakfast."

  • Cleanliness
    "Could use a good cleaning"

    Dingy hallway. Dirty bath tub. Windows were filthy.

    "Rooms, bathrooms and dining area all need more cleaning." "Hotel facilities could use a good clean."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    Wi-Fi did not work. Bad wi-fi connection. Internet access was poor.

    "Wifi quality could be improved." "Internet is affordable."

  • Vibe
    "Vibe is not too good"

    Old carpets. Old carpet in room. Old carpet.

    "Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes." "Hotel could use some updating." "Hotel is relatively stylish." "Pleasant entrance area." "Luxurious Hotel." "Suitable for solo travelers." "Good for traveling with friends."

  • Comfort
    "More comfort would be nice"

    Horrible screeching noise. Worst night sleep. Air conditioning broken.

    "Rooms with complaints about size, comfort, and A/C." "Rooms are small and noisy, with subpar beds."

  • Room
    "Room needs to be improved"

    Dirty bath tub. Worst hotel room. Worst night sleep.

    "Outdated, rooms with poor cleanliness and maintenance." "Great views from small rooms with subpar beds." "Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms." "Substandard furniture, A/C, minibar and TV's." "Shower can be a problem."