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Located in the city centre on Princess Street, featuring a bar and views of city, The Alan is set in Manchester, 200 metres from Manchester Central Library, opposite to Manchester Art Gallery; at the door step of China Town; a stones throw away from historic St. Peters Square and the always vibrant Piccadilly Gardens. The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a kettle, a fridge, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. At The Alan all rooms come with bed linen and towels. The Alan offer complimentary hi-speed Wi-Fi to all guests. You can can enjoy our a la carte breakfast menu with our Alan English top picks accompanied with a complimentary specialty coffee or tea of your choice. Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Albert Square, Manchester Central and The Palace Theatre. The nearest airport is Manchester Airport, 13 km from The Alan.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Manchester, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.4

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.


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Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 1

This property has told us they’re taking some steps towards sustainability that can have environmental and social impact. We’ve worked with experts including Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable programme – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.1
Facilities
8.4
Cleanliness
8.9
Comfort
8.9
Value for money
8.4
Location
9.4
Free WiFi
8.7
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Claire
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Modern hotel in a great location. Our room was very spacious and the breakfast was lovely
  • Alice
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Great location, staff lovely great location! Aesthetics of hotel were beautiful! Bed was really comfy and room was clean x
  • Holly
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The property itself is very clean and aesthetically pleasing! The beds are unbelievably comfortable and the place smells amazing when you enter!

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • Dine @ The Alan
    • Cuisine
      British
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of The Alan
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular facilities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Room service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Additional toilet
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
View
  • City view
  • View
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Nightclub/DJ
Living Area
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and charges may be applicable.
  • Parking garage
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Adult only
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Lift
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages spoken
  • German
  • Greek
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Romanian
  • Russian

House rules

The Alan takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00

Check-out

Until 11:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted The Alan accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please be advised that check-in at the hotel will only be allowed when a valid credit or debit card is presented at the desk. Please note that during check-in, the hotel will process a card pre-authorisation of your full room rate for the period of your stay (on flexible rates only) plus an additional GBP 50 per night to cover any incidental charges. These funds may be held for up to 5 working days.

When booking 5 rooms or more, or 5 nights or more, different policies and additional supplements will apply. The hotel will contact you to inform you of the policies after you have booked.

Solo and Laser cards are not accepted.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about The Alan

  • Room options at The Alan include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Studio

  • The Alan has 1 restaurant:

    • Dine @ The Alan

  • The Alan is 550 yards from the centre of Manchester. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at The Alan can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • À la carte

  • The Alan offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Nightclub/DJ

  • The prices at The Alan may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at The Alan is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.