Britannia Country House - Manchester

Palatine Road, Didsbury, Manchester, United Kingdom, M20 8UF  show map
 3 stars
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Britannia Country House - Manchester

 Internet

Wi-Fi in rooms

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Solarium

Turkish bath

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

Overview

Located in the south of Manchester, in its own grounds next to the River Mersey, the four-star Britannia Country House hotel is a luxurious residence just a short stroll from St James Church and Fletcher Moss Botanical Gardens.

Completely renovated and decorated in modern elegant style the property boasts its well-equipped gym and a large leisure club with a swimming pool, a Jacuzzi, a sauna and a steam room.

The hotel’s 255 comfortable spacious guestrooms are appointed with designer furniture, premium bedding, satellite television, telephones, coffee-makers, private bathrooms with complimentary toiletries and hair dryers and high-speed internet access.

The on-site restaurant and a lounge-bar serve traditional English and international cuisine.

Manchester International Airport is 7.2km away.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of rooms:   255.

Rooms

All 255 comfortable luxurious air-conditioned guestrooms are appointed with panoramic garden views, elegant furniture, cozy premium bedding, satellite television, private bathrooms and high-speed internet access.

Economy room is equipped with a double bed, a safe, a desk and an alarm clock.

Double room comes with a double bed, a mini-bar, a safe deposit box, a coffee-maker, a desk and wireless internet connection.

Twin room features two single beds, natural bedding, a mini-bar, an in-room safe, a coffee-maker, a working desk, wireless internet connection and wake-up calls.

Superior double room offers a double bed, cozy natural linen, an in-room safe, a coffee-maker, a working desk and a separate sitting area.

All children under the age of two may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. Pets are allowed on request.

Dining options

Full English breakfast which costs GBP 10.50 per person per night is served at the Britannia restaurant every morning from 7am till 11am.

The Britannia restaurant offers traditional English and international specialties in elegant tranquil setting daily from 7am till 11am.

The lounge-bar invites the guests to taste light snacks and beverages every day from noon till midnight.

You can start your day with a full english breakfast, which costs GBP 10.50 per person per night. 

Services

Meeting rooms equipped with computers, printers, scanners, fax machines and overhead projectors are ideal for business meetings, seminars, conferences and trainings.

Free wireless high-speed internet access is available in the entire hotel.

Leisure

Leisure and relax facilities offer an indoor swimming pool, a fitness center, a disco club and a health club with a sauna and a Jacuzzi.

The health club provides aromatherapy treatments, massages, facial and body cleaning procedures.

Additional features

Guests are offered free parking, car rental, an elevator, currency exchange, bus parking, a coffee shop, concierge desk, doctor on call, express check-out, airport shuttle, 24-hour front desk, smoke detectors, daily newspapers and magazines, barber service, a beauty shop, luggage storage, a spa and wellness center, room facilities, air conditioning, ironing facilities, tea and coffee facilities, temperature control, 24-hour room service, in-room safes, dining facilities, business facilities, wireless internet connection, a business center, secretarial service, fax/photocopying service, meeting facilities, banquet facilities, conference facilities, children facilities, babysitting service, facilities for disabled, leisure and relax facilities.

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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
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Lobby
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • Free public parking is possible on site.

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course
  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Night club
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • Garden area

Room facilities

  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Trouser Press
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • In-room computer
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Britannia Country House - Manchester Manchester location
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Hotel Address:

Palatine Road, Didsbury, Manchester, United Kingdom, M20 8UF

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City Center
  • Manchester
    7.2km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Piccadilly Railway Station
    6.8km
  • Manchester Victoria station
    7.9km
  • Bus stop
    4.8km
Restaurants
  • Albert's Restaurant and Bar (cuisine: English)
    610 m
  • Woodstock Tavern (cuisine: Eclectic, British, Gastropub)
    580 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    255

Rooms and availability

All 255 comfortable luxurious air-conditioned guestrooms are appointed with panoramic garden views, elegant furniture, cozy premium bedding, satellite television, private bathrooms and high-speed internet access.

Economy room is equipped with a double bed, a safe, a desk and an alarm clock.

Double room comes with a double bed, a mini-bar, a safe deposit box, a coffee-maker, a desk and wireless internet connection.

Twin room features two single beds, natural bedding, a mini-bar, an in-room safe, a coffee-maker, a working desk, wireless internet connection and wake-up calls.

Superior double room offers a double bed, cozy natural linen, an in-room safe, a coffee-maker, a working desk and a separate sitting area.

All children under the age of two may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. Pets are allowed on request.

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Size: 16m2
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      Bed type: 1 Double and 1 Single bed or 1 Double bed and 1 Bunk bed or Quad
      Size: 23m2
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          Bed type: Double Bed
          Size: 14m2
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            How to reach hotel

            hotel Britannia Country House - Manchester Manchester location
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            Hotel Address:

            Palatine Road, Didsbury, Manchester, United Kingdom, M20 8UF

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Manchester
              7.2km
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Piccadilly Railway Station
              6.8km
            • Manchester Victoria station
              7.9km
            • Bus stop
              4.8km
            Restaurants
            • Albert's Restaurant and Bar (cuisine: English)
              610 m
            • Woodstock Tavern (cuisine: Eclectic, British, Gastropub)
              580 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2007
            • Number of rooms:
              255

            Britannia Country House Location

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            What's nearby

            What's nearby.

            Summer Park, a popular leisure area is within 4.1km from the hotel.

            St James Church is about 1km away.

            Cheadle Social Club, a famous cultural establishment is approximately 3.3km away.

            Wilmslow Road, a well-known shopping area is less than 1.5km from the residence.

            Swinton Leisure Centre is within 3.4km from the accommodation.

            Fletcher Moss Botanical Gardens are about 1.5km away.

            Chorlton Water Park is only 1.5km far from the property.

            Sale Water Park is approximately 3.3km away.

            Tourist attractions

            • marie louise gardens - 300 m
            • Summer in the Park - 4.0km

            Places of interest

            • St James & Emmanuel C Of E Church - 900 m
            • Cheadle & Gatley Conservative Club - 3.4km
            • Cheadle Social Club - 3.4km

            Shopping areas

            • Wilmslow Road - 1.5km

            Amusement

            • Megabowl - 1.1km
            • Swinton Leisure Centre - 3.3km
            • Little Nut Tree Toys - 3.8km

            Parks

            • fletcher moss gardens - 1.4km
            • Chorlton Water Park - 1.4km
            • Didsbury Park - 1.5km
            • Fletcher Moss Botanical Gardens - 1.6km
            • Sale Water Park - 3.2km

            Local Attractions

            • Chorlton Park - 1.5km
              Barlow Moor Road, Manchester
            • Didsbury Park - 1.6km
              Wilmslow Road, Manchester
            • Bruntwood Park - 4.6km
              Bruntwood Lane, Cheadle
            • Fletcher Moss Park & Botanical Gardens - 1.6km
              Millgate Lane, Manchester
            • Platt Fields Park - 3.6km
              Mabfield Road off Wilmslow Road, Manchester

            Restaurants Nearby

            • Albert's Restaurant and Bar - 610 m

              Address: 120-122 Barlow Moor Rd
              Phone: 0161 434 8289

              70% likes this, based on 377 reviews
              Cuisine: English
              Price Range: GBP 18 - GBP 18

            • Didsbury Lounge - 620 m

              Address: Barlow moor road, didsbury

              Cuisine: British

            • Farmhouse Restaurant - 850 m

              Address: Notcutts Woodford Park Garden Centre

              55% likes this, based on 40 reviews
              Cuisine: English

            • Woodstock Tavern - 580 m

              Address: 139 Barlow Moor Road
              Phone: +44 (0)161 448 7951

              Cuisine: Eclectic, British, Gastropub, Pub
              Price Range: GBP 12 - GBP 21

            • The Northern Kitchen & Bar - 660 m

              Address: Palatine Road
              Phone: 0161 445 3093

              81% likes this, based on 34 reviews
              Cuisine: British

            Getting there.

            Manchester International Airport MAN is within 7.2km from the hotel.

            John Lennon International Airport LPL is about 40km away.

            Leeds Bradford Airport LBA is approximately 63km away.

            24-hour airport transportation is offered for an extra fee.

            M56 and M60 motorways are just five minutes away from the property.

            Getting around.

            Stockport Train Station is within 5km from the hotel.

            Manchester Bus Station is about 4.2km away.

            Free hotel parking is possible on site.

            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2007
            • Number of rooms:
              255
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            Britannia Country House Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Britannia Country House

            Individual guest reviews

            • Family with children
              7.0

              not enough bar stewards,there was a wedding going on and it took a while to be served

            • Couple
              5.4

              The carpark had plenty of spaces and the room was spacious

              The hotel staff had shocking interpersonal skills and the the atmosphere around reception was not good.

            • Couple
              10.0

              Friendly staff, comfortable room, and fantastic value for money

            • Group of friends
              8.2

              Fantastic hotel which exceeded expectations!! Plenty of facilities including Indian restaurant, Nightclub and Spa.

            • Family with children
              3.8

              The room we booked into was too small, there were finger prints on the wall and cobwebs in corners. We asked for an upgrade which we had to pay for , the upgrade room was bigger but stank of cigarette smoke we cplained & the too Was sprayed but the smoke smell still came through. The room was noisy. T I hose this hotel because of the pool & the gym, but my children were limited in times they were allowed in & we had to pay on top of the extra up grade. We had run out of money & therefore did not swim, all in all the decor was shabby & in need of up grade. Shame . Could be really nice. We had a diss appointing birthday weekend.

            • Single
              7.4

              Good location for access to city or pleasant trip into Didsbury. Generous parking. Great facility to leave luggage in cloakroom to enable easy travel on public transport. Helpful staff.

              Poor system for ID of lost property - property not labelled with details of when and where found. Housekeeping for lost property only open 9 - 5.

            • Older travelers
              4.2

              Nr to Man Airport

              Overpriced appalling food served in cavery. Facilities eg lifts old and inadequate. Thankfulluy did not have a breakfast there as we perceived overpriced. Did not expect coach trips to take over hotel no space in bar to use wi fi facilities. Would not recommend it.

            • Group of friends
              6.6

              the grounds of the hotel are really nice and the hotel has lots of facilities to use.

              can be noisy for other guests when wedding receoptions are heldand others guests have to be up early for transfers to airport.

            • Single
              4.2

              The Location was great!

              The room smells, there was hair in the bath and it wasn't clean at all. It tooke me about an hour trying to contact the reception to explain that I nees to take a shower and the bathroom needs cleaning!!

            • Family with children
              5.4

              It was convenient for the purpose of my visit to Manchester.

              The rooms were not particularly clean. The pillow cases were'nt changed, just turned inside out. The staircases and corridors did'nt smell very nice.

            • Group of friends
              4.2

              Nothing

              The hotel is very over priced for what you get. In my opinion it is not a 3 star hotel and it needs a total re vamp. A very large percentage of the staff speak only very basic english and communication with them is difficult.

            • Single
              3.8

              I was most unhappy, that, having booked a double room on line I was told on arrival that there were no double rooms available and was given a twin room. In my opinion this is miss selling! The staff were at best disinterested, and at worst rude and the breakfast was very poor value for money.

            • Single
              7.0

              Good breakfast buffet. Neat toilet and complete toiletries

              lack of wireless internet facility in the rooms. Room is small for double.

            • Family with children
              5.4

              Price though I would not stay there again

              The breakfast was terrible and the room was just on the edge of being O.K. This hotel was a cheap affair.

            • Older travelers
              8.2

              Real good value and we use the hotel every time we fly out of Manchester.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Britannia Country House - Manchester Manchester location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            Palatine Road, Didsbury, Manchester, United Kingdom, M20 8UF

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Manchester
              7.2km
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Piccadilly Railway Station
              6.8km
            • Manchester Victoria station
              7.9km
            • Bus stop
              4.8km
            Restaurants
            • Albert's Restaurant and Bar (cuisine: English)
              610 m
            • Woodstock Tavern (cuisine: Eclectic, British, Gastropub)
              580 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2007
            • Number of rooms:
              255