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Boasting stunning rooms with contemporary décor, Velvet Hotel is on central Manchester’s vibrant Canal Street and a 5-minute walk from Piccadilly Rail Station. All rooms enjoy elegant furnishings and offer a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi. The modern bathrooms are equipped with steam-free mirrors and luxury toiletries. Each room also includes a fully-stocked minibar and hospitality tray. A light continental offering containing a yogurt, breakfast bar, pastry, jam, apple and a fruit Juice can be delivered to your room each morning from 06:00. Located downstairs in the hotel's lower ground floor is Velvet Brasserie serving classic British cuisine and boasts a extensive drinks list with a fine selection of cocktails, wines, beers and spirits.In warm weather, guests can enjoy outdoor dining. Velvet Lounge Bar has live DJs on weekends and offers a range of drinks in fashionable, relaxed surroundings. The bars and restaurants of Manchester’s diverse Northern Quarter are less than a 10-minute walk away. Manchester Airport is 15 km from Velvet Hotel.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 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 9.2

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

Breakfast info

Continental


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Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.2
Facilities
8.7
Cleanliness
9.1
Comfort
9.1
Value for money
8.3
Location
9.2
Free WiFi
8.0
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Zoë
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The location is perfect. High quality stay right in the heart of the gay village. This hotel has the wow factor. The signature balcony rooms look directly over canal street. Beds comfortable and vibe is very relaxing.
  • Jemma
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Lovely location - very pleasant front of house staff - nice balcony with heater - mini bar - big bath.
  • Krizia
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Good location to great restaurants and bars and near Piccadilly for shopping. Bed was very comfortable and shower was great. The body wash and lotions smelled amazing and felt good quality. The staff were friendly and helpful upon check-in.

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • Village Brasserie by Velvet
    • Cuisine
      British
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free

Facilities of Velvet Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Terrace
  • Bar
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Nightclub/DJ
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
  • Room service
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Adult only
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Heating
  • Laptop safe
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Hungarian
  • Polish
  • Ukrainian

House rules

Velvet Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

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.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of GBP 100 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

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.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Cash is not accepted Velvet Hotel 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 note that construction work is going on nearby and some rooms may be affected by noise.

The cancellation deadline is 15:00 (see the 'Cancellation' section for day).

Guests booking Party Packages may experience noise at night due to loud music played at the bar.

Upon check-in you will need to provide a payment card for pre-authorisation for the room rate, plus an additional GBP 100 and a photo ID. Cash payments/deposits cannot be accepted.

Please note, the property may contact you after the reservation is made to provide payment information and instructions for check-in.

While we do our best to minimize noise disruption, due to our location in Manchester’s Gay Village, some external noise is unavoidable during busier periods (Tuesday, Friday and Saturday evenings). The hotel reception can provide ear plugs on request.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Velvet Hotel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

A damage deposit of £100 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Velvet Hotel

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

  • Velvet Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Nightclub/DJ

  • Room options at Velvet Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • Velvet Hotel is 450 yards from the centre of Manchester. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Velvet Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Village Brasserie by Velvet

  • Guests staying at Velvet Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

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