Best Western Willow Bank Hotel - Manchester

340 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, United Kingdom, M14 6AF  show map
 3 stars
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Best Western Willow Bank Hotel - Manchester

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Sports activities

Golf course

Horseback riding

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Overview

Located close to the city center, this three-star hotel is surrounded with many places of entertainment and interest, shopping and business sites.

All 116 air-conditioned guestrooms offer satellite TV, free Wi-Fi access and in room safe.

The on-site restaurant and bar serves contemporary British cuisine and an array of cocktails, wines and beverages.

Piccadilly Railway Station is in 4.2km. Manchester Victoria station is in 5.4km.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of rooms:   116.

Dining options

Full English buffet breakfast is served daily at the hotel’s restaurant and costs EUR 6.5 per person per night.

Continental buffet breakfast is served daily at the hotel’s restaurant and costs EUR 6.5 per person per night.

The Coliseum Room restaurant serves contemporary British cuisine and an extensive wine list.

Enigma Bar offers an abundant choice of light meals and all sorts of beverages.

Services

Business center includes fax/copy services and convenient meeting rooms packed with modern audio visual equipment.

Free Wi-Fi is possible in the entire hotel.

Leisure

Golf course is available within 3km away from the hotel.

Additional features

Rooms and facilities for physically challenged people are available on-site.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Free safe at reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators

Guest Parking

  • private parking is possible on site at GBP 5 per day.

Sports & Fitness

  • Horseback riding
  • Golf course

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Newspaper service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Video games

Leisure facilities

  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dining room
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Hi-Fi
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Data ports
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

340 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, United Kingdom, M14 6AF

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City Center
  • Manchester
    4.7km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Piccadilly Railway Station
    4.2km
  • Manchester Victoria station
    5.5km
  • Bus stop
    2.0km
Restaurants
  • Kosmos Taverna (cuisine: Greek)
    90 m
  • Abdul's
    90 m
Parks
  • Platt Fields Park
    560 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    116

Hotel Awards

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Bed type: Double Bed or Twin beds or 2 Single beds
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
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Good quality rooms, ideal for overnight and short breaks!

Room facilities
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    Bed type: Double Bed or Twin beds or 2 Single beds
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    • Air conditioning
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    These spacious, modern rooms have gleaming bathrooms and are ideal for a little extra luxury on a longer stay.

    Room facilities
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      Bed type: Double Bed
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      Our individually designed rooms are in the original house, with period ceilings and luxuriously furnished decor with modern bathrooms. Treat yourself!

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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Best Western Willow Bank Hotel - Manchester Manchester location
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        Hotel Address:

        340 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, United Kingdom, M14 6AF

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Manchester
          4.7km
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Piccadilly Railway Station
          4.2km
        • Manchester Victoria station
          5.5km
        • Bus stop
          2.0km
        Restaurants
        • Kosmos Taverna (cuisine: Greek)
          90 m
        • Abdul's
          90 m
        Parks
        • Platt Fields Park
          560 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of rooms:
          116

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedManchesterBest Western Willow Bank Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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        What's nearby

        What's nearby.

        City center is in 4.6km.

        Wilmslow Road, famous shopping area, is in 1.7km.

        Manchester University, famous university, is in 2.8km.

        Fletcher Moss Botanical Gardens, popular botanical and park zone, is in 3.7km.

        Manchester Conference Centre, popular conference center, is in 3.9km.

        The Opera House, national opera theatre, is in 4.9km.

        Imperial War Museum North, museum of imperial war, is in 4.9km.

        Tourist attractions

        • Summer in the Park - 1.1km
        • marie louise gardens - 2.8km

        Popular areas

        • 32 Club - 3.5km

        Places of interest

        • St James & Emmanuel C Of E Church - 2.5km

        Convention centers

        Sport related

        • Belle Vue Greyhound Stadium - 3.6km

        Shopping areas

        Amusement

        Stadiums

        Museums

        • Manchester Museum - 2.9km

        Parks

        Universities, Institutes

        Theaters

        Local Attractions

        • The Manchester Museum - 3.1km
          The University of Manchester, Manchester
        • Whitworth Art Gallery - 3.3km
          University of Manchester, Manchester
        • Didsbury Park - 3.3km
          Wilmslow Road, Manchester
        • The Catholic Church of the Holy Name of Jesus - 3.1km
          Oxford Road, Manchester
        • The Sikh Temple - 3.3km
          61 Upper Chorlton Road, Manchester

        Near the hotelNear the hotel

        • Platt Fields Park - 560 m
          Mabfield Road off Wilmslow Road, Manchester

          Restaurants Nearby

          • Kosmos Taverna - 90 m

            Address: 248 Wilmslow Rd
            Phone: (0161) 2259106

            66% likes this, based on 134 reviews
            Cuisine: Greek

          • thai banana - 290 m

            Address: wilmslow road

            76% likes this, based on 20 reviews
            Cuisine: Thai

          • Trof - Fallowfield - 420 m

            Address: 2a Landcross Road, Fallowfield
            Phone: 01612741351

          • Abdul's - 90 m

            Address: 324-26 Wilmslow Road
            Phone: +44 161 2255057

            72% likes this, based on 33 reviews

          • Nayaab Restaurant & Coffee Lounge Manchester - 340 m

            Address: 5-7 Wilbraham Rd
            Phone: 441612242443

            75% likes this, based on 38 reviews

          Getting there.

          Manchester Airport (MAN) is in 10.2km.

          John Lennon Airport (LPL) is in 43.3km.

          Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is in 60.2km.

          Getting around.

          The nearest bus stop is in 1.9km.

          Piccadilly Railway Station is in 4.2km.

          Manchester Victoria station is in 5.4km.

          Private hotel parking is at your service on site (reservation is not needed) for EUR 6.5 per day.

          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  11 am
          • Year renovated:
            2007
          • Number of rooms:
            116

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedManchesterBest Western Willow Bank Hotel

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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          Best Western Willow Bank Hotel Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Willow Bank Hotel

          Average guest rating

          7.6out of 10
          Excellent
          Based on 392 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Location
          8.0

          Individual guest reviews

          • Older travelers
            8.2

            good breakfast, excellent location for University, easy to find, clean.

            Squeaky floorboards

          • Older travelers
            7.8

            Friendly staff and a nice dining room for breakfast.

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            Lovely upgraded room clean with nice bed linens,quiet with good facilities and near restaurants and pubs. Lovely receptionist from Hartlepool.

          • Single
            6.2

            Only a short bus ride away from Manchester Academy... And it was just about the cheapest room going. I'm sure that there are many hotels in Manchester charging £80 a night with no better facilities or such inexpensive parking.

            No cold water in the bath taps... Water pressure not enough to shower, the tiniest room you could ever imagine a double bed fitting in. I know it was a single, but still. Almost claustrophobic.

          • Family with children
            7.4

            the staff member who went the extra mile to ensure we got some breakfast before leaving at three thirty in the morning for our journey to the airport

            there was some work going on and i felt the stairs were a bit dangerous due to the workmen and the wet weather

          • Family with children
            7.8

            Convenience for Mancheser University, ability to park the car until late afternoon on the day after arrival, and a comfortable bed and a good breakfast.

            I wondered about the cleanliness of the bathroom and was not sure whether the floor was dirty or just patterned in that way. ( Room 50)

          • Family with children
            5.0

            the staff were friendly and helpful, for a small hotel help with liggage was available and offered

            the room was in dire need of refurbishment but more importantly was , sorry, filthy. Another problem was the the number of people smoking at the entrance to the hotel, one literally had to fight through a large number of people to get to the entrance, this got worse the later it got. there was room at the rear of the hotel? garage area to accomodate a smoking area, pity this was not used.

          • Group of friends
            8.8

            Good Staff, Nice rooms, Comfy bed, Easy to get too, situated near to local amenities

            Only building work, but that was being done in a tidy manner and with the improement in the hotel to benefit

          • Single
            5.0

            Willowbank was adequate for an overnight stay close to the University. There is work in progress to upgrade which is much needed - the room was very dated and shabby.

          • Older travelers
            9.2

            complimentary bucks fizz at breskfast -a nice touch!

            we struggled to find our way back through the corridors and stairs to reception on the 4 times we tried!!

          • Older travelers
            7.0

            Friendly helpful staff.

            Our bedroom was a little cramped and the bathroom had nowhere to hang towells etc., a little tired looking. Tv worked but the channel changer did not.

          • Older travelers
            8.2

            Room and bathroom both very small but extremely well-appointed and comfortable. Restaurant wine a bit cheap and nasty but food excellent and good value. I had the butternut squash risotto, which is easy to make very dull, but which was delicious. The carpark security was reassuring, though I would rather they just added it onto the room rate then make a separate charge for the car.

            Plastic cups rather than water glasses let the room down, compared with the quality of the rest of the fittings.

          • Family with children
            8.8

            We were able to stay at this hotel with our dog.

            We liked this hotel but unfortunately it did not have a lift although there is a luggage porter.

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            Loved the hotel, location very good for us comfortable and the staff where all very friendly. Breakfast first class kept us going all day. Rooms very clean and tidy, once in bed we heard nothing untill the morning.

          • Older travelers
            9.6

            All of the staff were extremely helpful and friendly, the room was very comfortable and the breakfast excellent. Good secure parking.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Best Western Willow Bank Hotel - Manchester Manchester location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          340 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, United Kingdom, M14 6AF

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Manchester
            4.7km
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Piccadilly Railway Station
            4.2km
          • Manchester Victoria station
            5.5km
          • Bus stop
            2.0km
          Restaurants
          • Kosmos Taverna (cuisine: Greek)
            90 m
          • Abdul's
            90 m
          Parks
          • Platt Fields Park
            560 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  11 am
          • Year renovated:
            2007
          • Number of rooms:
            116

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedManchesterBest Western Willow Bank Hotel

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

          Use Badge