Best Places To Stay: Radisson Edwardian Manchester Hotel
Built on the famous Free Trade Hall site and preserving the listed Italianate frontage the hotel is in the heart of the city, the new five-star Radisson Edwardian Manchester Hotel caters to everyone from couples on a romantic weekend to groups combining business and pleasure.
One of the citys most historic sites, the Radisson Edwardian Manchester Hotel is the former home of the Halle Orchestra and played host to concerts from the likes of the Sex Pistols and Bob Dylan. Its 263 luxurious rooms and suites have been designed for relaxation and work, with its rich décor and marble bathrooms with walk-in showers. Amid the splendor, the hotel attends to the practicalities of its guests with minibars, in-room dining, High-Speed and Wireless Internet Access, Bang and Olufsen entertainment systems and advanced telephone systems in every room.
Guests of the hotel enjoy award-winning cuisine at several dining establishments. Alto Terrace housed in the magnificent atrium serves breakfast in a casual-chic atmosphere. While Opus One, open for lunch and dinner, serves modern British Cuisine in glamorous and sophisticated surroundings. For wine lovers, the bar at Opus One features more than 100 vintages, including signature cocktails and light fare.
For those seeking total relaxation, the Sienna luxury health and fitness offers massages and other therapeutic treatments in secluded and tranquil atmosphere. Sienna has combined luxurious facilities with indulgent treatments and products from around the world to offer the ultimate experience for the body and mind. Built on the site of historic barrel vaults, this inner sanctuary has a sense of calm and stillness far removed from busy city life. A fusion of sun-bleached limestone with rich, dark hardwoods, clean lines and soft, liquid forms combine to provide a perfect retreat. The pool, with its black-glazed tiles and reflective ceiling, creates an impression of infinite space above the water. Seamless glass divides the pool and fitness zone with its state-of-the-art gym and flat-screen televisions.
Amid all this relaxation, the hotel houses the area’s largest conference center. The Radisson Edwardian Manchester Hotel is home to 18 fully equipped meeting rooms and a spectacular event room that can accommodate as many as 550 guests for various types of functions, from weddings and launch parties to seminars and exhibitions. A dedicated conference team and the latest AV and communications equipment ensure the success of your event at the Radisson Edwardian Manchester Hotel.
To the uninitiated, finding the Radisson Edwardian Manchester feels like stumbling upon one of the world’s best-kept secrets. With its emphasis on attentive personal service and its excellent location just steps in the heart of the city, directly opposite the GMEX, International Convention Centre (MICC) and Bridgewater Hall, close to Selfridges, Harvey Nichols and the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry, this hotel offers an ideal haven for exploring the variety, energy, and activities of Manchester.
For more information about the Radisson Edwardian Manchester, please visit http://www.radissonedwardian.com