The Merchants Hotel - Manchester

Back Piccadilly, Off Oldham St, Piccadilly Gdns, Behind Nobles Arcade, Manchester, United Kingdom, M1 1HP  show map
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The Merchants Hotel - Manchester

Wi-Fi

GBP 1.50 per hour

Parking

No parking

Luggage storage
24-hour
TV

Flat-screen TV

Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Breakfast

Paid breakfast

Overview

The Merchants Hotel is located in a shopping area of Manchester in close proximity to Museum of Transport, The Catholic Church of the Holy Name of Jesus and The Sikh Temple.

The Merchants Hotel is 10 minutes' walk from the center of Manchester. Thanks to a train station nearby, the hotel is well connected with other parts of Manchester.

The hotel is set next to a theater, a museum and a palace.

Manchester airport can be reached in 15 minutes by car from The Merchants Hotel.

Rooms

The Merchants Hotel offers 18 rooms fitted with coffee/tea makers, individual climate control, TV, ironing facilities and a private toilet for a comfortable stay in Manchester. The rooms look on to the garden. They also have shared bathrooms with a shower and towels.

Eat & Drink

A complimentary continental breakfast is served every morning. Guests can enjoy British snacks and meals in KRO Piccadilly located 100 meters away.

Services

Business guests will appreciate a photocopier and a meeting room available on site.

Internet

High-speed internet access is available in public areas at GBP 1.50 per hour.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   18.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Limited time reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage

Services

  • Housekeeping

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Hair dryer on request

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until 08:00-11:00 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Back Piccadilly, Off Oldham St, Piccadilly Gdns, Behind Nobles Arcade, Manchester, United Kingdom, M1 1HP

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City Center
  • Manchester
    700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Piccadilly Railway Station
    2300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Beluga (cuisine: British)
    200 ft
  • Portland Street Restaurant & Bar (cuisine: British)
    100 ft
Parks
  • Piccadilly Gardens
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 08:00-11:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    18

Rooms and availability

The Merchants Hotel photos Room
Double Room Shower
Bed type: Double bed
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This room has an en suite shower room and tea/coffee making facilities. The toilet is located outside the room and is shared with other rooms. Some rooms have a TV.

Room facilities
    The Merchants Hotel photos Room Twin Room En-suite
    Twin Room en suite
    Bed type: 2 Single beds
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    This room has an en suite shower room, tea/coffee making facilities and in most cases, a TV.

    Room facilities
      The Merchants Hotel photos Room Standard Double Room
      Double Room Ensuite
      Bed type: Double bed
      Size: 195 sq. feet
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      This room has an en suite shower room, tea/coffee making facilities and in most cases, a TV.

      Room facilities
        The Merchants Hotel photos Room Single Room Basic
        Single Room Basic
        Bed type: 1 Single bed
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        This room has tea/coffee making facilities. The bathroom is located outside the room and is shared with other rooms. Some rooms have a TV.

        Room facilities
          The Merchants Hotel photos Room Standard Double Room
          Single Room Shower
          Bed type: 1 Single bed
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          This room has an en suite shower room and tea/coffee making facilities. The toilet is located outside the room and is shared with other rooms. Some rooms have a TV.

          Room facilities
            The Merchants Hotel photos Room
            Standard Double Room
            Bed type: Double bed
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            This room has tea/coffee making facilities. The bathroom is located outside the room and is shared with other rooms. Some rooms have a TV.

            Room facilities

              How to reach hotel

              hotel The Merchants Hotel - Manchester Manchester location
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              Hotel Address:

              Back Piccadilly, Off Oldham St, Piccadilly Gdns, Behind Nobles Arcade, Manchester, United Kingdom, M1 1HP

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Manchester
                700 ft
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Piccadilly Railway Station
                2300 ft
              • Bus stop
                400 ft
              Restaurants
              • Beluga (cuisine: British)
                200 ft
              • Portland Street Restaurant & Bar (cuisine: British)
                100 ft
              Parks
              • Piccadilly Gardens
                200 ft
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until 08:00-11:00 
              • Number of rooms:
                18

              The Merchants Hotel Location

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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions

              • Piccadilly Gardens - 400 ft
              • upper space gallery - 700 ft
              • Manchester Craft & Design Centre - 700 ft
              • Cube Gallery - 1000 ft

              Popular areas

              • City Center - 400 ft
              • Oldham Street - 400 ft
              • The Beer Keller - 700 ft
              • The Beer Keller - 700 ft
              • Gay Village Manchester - 1400 ft
              • Canal Street - 1400 ft
              • Canal Street - 1400 ft
              • Chinatown Manchester - 1400 ft

              Places of interest

              • Piccadilly Gardens - 400 ft
              • The Greater Manchester Police Museum - 700 ft
              • Faulkner Street - 1400 ft
              • Manchester big wheel - 1700 ft

              Shopping areas

              Amusement

              • A1 Roulette - 400 ft
              • Night n Day - 400 ft
              • Slippery Belle - 400 ft
              • Piccadilly Amusements - 700 ft

              Parks

              • Platt fields Park - 400 ft

              Theaters

              • Royal Exchange Theatre Company - 1700 ft

              Local attractions

              • Whitworth Art Gallery - 5200 ft
                University of Manchester, Manchester
              • The Catholic Church of the Holy Name of Jesus - 1.1 mi
                Oxford Road, Manchester
              • The Sikh Temple - 2.0 mi
                61 Upper Chorlton Road, Manchester
              • The Manchester Museum - 1.1 mi
                The University of Manchester, Manchester
              • Museum of Transport - 1.5 mi
                Boyle Street, Manchester

              Near the hotel

              • Piccadilly Gardens - 200 ft
                ManchesterEngland
              • Manchester Buddhist Centre - 900 ft
                16 - 20 Turner St, Manchester
              • Manchester Art Gallery - 1700 ft
                Mosley Street, Manchester
              • National Football Museum - 1900 ft
                Cathedral Gardens, Manchester
              • Greater Manchester Police Museum - 1000 ft
                57a Newton Street, Manchester
              • Chinese Arts Centre - 1200 ft
                13 Thomas Street, Manchester
              • Gay Village - 1800 ft
                Chorlton & Canal Sts, Manchester

              Restaurants nearby

              • Beluga - 200 ft

                Address: Central St

                Cuisine: British

              • Leo's Fish Bar - 100 ft

                Address: 12 Oldham Street
                Phone: +44 161 237 3999

                74% likes this, based on 36 reviews
                Cuisine: British

              • Bella Italia - 400 ft

                Address: 11-13 Piccadilly
                Phone: 0161 236 2342

                53% likes this, based on 226 reviews
                Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

              • Portland Street Restaurant & Bar - 100 ft

                Address: Thistle Manchester, 3-5 Portland Street, Piccadilly Gardens
                Phone: 0161 228 3400

                75% likes this, based on 38 reviews
                Cuisine: British
                Price Range: USD 51 - USD 83

              • KRO Piccadilly - 300 ft

                Address: One Piccadilly Gardens
                Phone: 01612445765

                70% likes this, based on 161 reviews
                Price Range: USD 12 - USD 32

              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until 08:00-11:00 
              • Number of rooms:
                18
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              The Merchants Hotel Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Merchants Hotel

              Average guest rating

              4.8out of 10
              Guest rating
              Based on 634 reviews

              Guest reviews

              • Single
                3.8

                This hotel is without doubt the worst i have ever stayed in, dirty, disgusting, no towels, smells, all for £33!

              • Single
                9.6

                Very pleasant and helpfull staff, clean and tidy. Very economical

              • Single
                2.8

                I didn't like anything about this supposed hotel. If you want a clean hotel stay somewhere else! If you want a good nights sleep , stay somewhere else!if you want to feel safe in your room at night stat somewhere else!! Really what I'm saying is stay somewhere else! I've been lucky enough to have been all around the world and with out a shadow of doubt this is the worst hotel I've ever been in. Do urself a favour , stay some were else

              • Single
                4.2

                very old,room was dirty,bad smell..toilet was dirty as well,no hot water in batroom

              • Single
                5.0

                Internet point, breakfast

                There was a complete water shortage on the arrival day, and on the day after only cold water was available. Such a dull start of a conference day. Additionally, the room window wouldn't seal properly allowing the winter to sit up at the bedside all night long. Toilets not supplied with essentials.

              • Older travelers
                4.6

                location.

                window propped open with can, bathrooms out of order, plaster pealing off wall, radiator leaking. poor security with main front door not self closing, early morning fight in adjacent alley way so overall not a great experience.

              • Family with children
                9.2

                Excellent staff - knowledgable, friendly and very helpful. Excellent breakfast, best museli on our trip so far. Location was excellent - close to coach terminal and rail station (we needed to make a transfer from one to the other from late in the evening to early in the morning). Overall very good value for money.

                The rooms were small but adequate. Bit of noise on weekends as above nearby bars on street below. But in an excellent North Quarter area for going out at night.

              • Couple
                3.2

                The man on reception was very rude and didn't help at all! The way he spoke to me was disrespectful and unhelpful! It was like he didn't care at all! I was told there was a working tv in the room however when I got there the tv was broken and he wouldn't change me to another room unless I paid an extra £10! I reluctantly had to pay this and also leave a £30 deposit for the remote which won't be put back in my bank account for 7 working days after I have left! I would not reccomend this hotel to anyone!

              • Single
                4.6

                location

                very cold heating was off throughout

              • Single
                7.8

                Very centrall located, cheap and cheerful for a night out drinking with friends then somewhere to crash

                The door did not lock automatically when you shut it, you had to press the central button on the inside and then close from outside. If I had not checked this I would have left my room unlocked. A warning about it would have been nice.

              • Older travelers
                2.4

                We were disappointed with the room n the shower wasnt working n tv knackered there was no towels in room ensuite was crap the toilet on land was dirty and its wasnt very attractive from the outside and inside wasnt clean it should have special weekend wasnt happy they we add to pay £10 for the key iam taking this further

              • Group of friends
                2.4

                Its location.

                I dont think this should be classed as a hotel, more a B&B. Rooms are dirty. We paid an extra £5 for a room with an ensuite only to find our room there only had a sink! After complaining we were told that the shared bathroom/toilet on the landing was closest to our room, and other guests had further to travel to get to it. After a long discussion with staff in which we pointed out to them that having a toilet close to your room was not classed an ensuite, they refunded our £5. Staff are useless and rude. Hotel needs a complete overhaul or even better closing down!. I would not be staying there again.

              • Single
                4.6

                Ok the pros. It was cheep, located near the city centre, the. Receptionist let me check in half an hour early, there's an Internet cafe right by reception, Manchester Arena and Piccadilly station were both within walking distance so I didn't have to take a taxi anywhere.

                Ok the cons and there are a few of them. First of all the entrance to the hotel was located up an alley, which even in the day made me nervous. Then once I was inside I had to pass decorators who left their things just lieing about or blocking the way. Now for the room. The room itself looked clean I'll admit, but it was poorly lit thanks to a building opposite my room stopping the majority of the sunlight getting in. The bed was rock hard. it had a small chest of drawers with one of the handles broken on it. The bathroom was much worse though. The floor was old and stained, the shower was small and the nossel was held on with tape. Finally breakfast. I had a choice of six cereals, four drinks and toast and that was it. Dispite all this it was not a bad stay as I only stayed for one night, but would not recommend for any longer than two or three nights

              • Couple
                3.2

                The hotel had a good location

                The staff were very rude - the first thing the girl behind the counter said to me was not to throw money at her! The room had no bathroom and i could hear the music from outside till around 4am. The room wasn't clean and though a kettle was provided, no tea cups had been! Overall, this was the worst hotel i had stayed in for a while. I complained to the manager and recieved no response as well after sending an email three times!

              • Couple
                3.8

                Horrible, horrible, horrible hotel. Do not stay here, this place is disgusting. Glass on the front door as we walked in, no toilet in rooms, stains on sheets, dodgy location. Avoid at all costs!

              How to reach hotel

              hotel The Merchants Hotel - Manchester Manchester location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              Back Piccadilly, Off Oldham St, Piccadilly Gdns, Behind Nobles Arcade, Manchester, United Kingdom, M1 1HP

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Manchester
                700 ft
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Piccadilly Railway Station
                2300 ft
              • Bus stop
                400 ft
              Restaurants
              • Beluga (cuisine: British)
                200 ft
              • Portland Street Restaurant & Bar (cuisine: British)
                100 ft
              Parks
              • Piccadilly Gardens
                200 ft
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until 08:00-11:00 
              • Number of rooms:
                18