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Velvet Hotel - Manchester

4 star Hotel Manchester

2 Canal Street - Manchester

Price starting from £ 49 .00
Imagine a place where the boho chic of New York's East Village meets with the glitzy cosmopolitan self-esteem of London's West End - and somewhere in the maelstrom, you will find Velvet Hotel. Located on Manchester's thriving and bustling Canal Street, the center of Gay Village, the Velvet Hotel is one of the most boutique of Canal Street Manchester hotels. Running alongside the Rochdale Canal, there are many bars, clubs, cafés, and shops in Canal Street which is overflowing in the evenings with locals and tourists alike.

This Manchester hotel offers decadently furnished and imaginatively designed boutique accommodation. Opened in 2009, the hotel welcomes both tourists and business guests who would like to experience some of the village's renowned chutzpah. Here you can wake up to a delicious full English or continental breakfast.

The Velvet Hotel's lounge bar is also a popular night spot and the restaurant has an extensive menu with everything from classical British comfort food with a twist to continental fusion cuisine. Wireless Internet access is available throughout and is free of charge. All in all, Velvet is an outstanding luxury 4-star Canal Street hotel.

Please note that the minimum check-in age is 18 years and pets are not allowed. 
Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 7.5 Good
Based on 2 hotel reviews © 2014

Very convenient location but young people were around the back road and park all t...

Venere Guest, Japan
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Breakfast at Velvet Hotel

A cooked-to-order breakfast is served between 7:00 AM and 11:00 AM for a fee.

Facilities at Velvet Hotel

  • Bar
  • Restaurant/Dining
  • Laundry service
  • Lift/elevator
  • Room service - 24 hour
  • Entire property is non-smoking
  • Laundry room
  • Front desk - safety deposit box
  • Front desk - 24 hour
  • Concierge
  • Luggage room
  • City tour

Know before you go

  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Check-in: between 3:00 PM and 5:00 AM.

Check-out: before 11:00 AM.


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No onsite parking is available.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: GBP 13.50 for adults and GBP 13.5 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: GBP 25 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: GBP 20 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Velvet Hotel is also known as

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Velvet Hotel reviews

9.3 Wonderful!
  • April 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • Thailand

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Room Details

Offering the right accommodation for your romantic holiday, Velvet Hotel offers 19 guest rooms with iPod docking stations and Egyptian cotton sheets. Guests can kick back at the end of a busy day and enjoy 46-inch flat-screen televisions with digital channels and DVD players. Corporate travelers will benefit from free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as desks, laptop-compatible safes and phones during their Canal Street visit.

Individual décor and furnishings make each stay a unique experience. A good night's sleep in pillowtop mattresses will have visitors waking up refreshed and well-rested throughout their holiday or business trip. Private bathrooms are designed to promote relaxation and well-being; all offer superior benefits, including rainfall showerheads, designer toiletries and bathrobes. Irons/ironing boards, minibars, coffee/tea makers and hair dryers are supplied in each room to facilitate basic travel needs. Additional guest comforts include free local calls, air conditioning and slippers.

Bathroom toiletries are provided free of charge. A turndown service is available.

Accommodation Services

  • Air conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Mini bar
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • In-room ironing facilities
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Safe
  • TV
  • Wireless Internet access

How to reach Velvet Hotel

By car
From the south: follow the M6 Motorway and exit at Junction 19 after Knutsford Services. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto the A556 towards Manchester Airport. At the roundabout at the end of the A556, take the 2nd exit onto the M56 heading towards Manchester Airport. At the end of the M56 motorway, the road turns into the A5103 Princess Parkway. Stay on this road and keep heading towards Manchester City Centre. Pass the ASDA supermarket on the left-hand side and then at the roundabout take the 3rd exit up onto the A57 Mancunian Way, which should be sign posted Stockport/Sheffield. Exit the A57 at the A6 turn off and take a sharp left, following the signs for the University of Manchester (keep in right-hand side lane). Go up to the traffic lights and go straight through onto Sackville Street. Follow Sackville Street, cross over Canal Street and then take the first right onto Richmond Street. The Velvet Hotel is located at the top of the street on the right-hand side.
From the west: follow M62 Motorway towards Manchester. Stay on the M62 as it changes into the M602. Take the M602 until the end where it turns into the A57, heading towards Manchester City Centre/Sheffield. Go up onto the A57 Mancunian Way which would be sign posted Stockport/Sheffield and follow the directions above.
From the north: follow the M6 Motorway or the M62 and head towards the M60 Motorway. As you merge onto the M60 Motorway, keep heading towards signs for Liverpool/M62. Exit the M60 for the M602 heading towards Manchester City Centre and Salford. Take the M602 until the end, where it turns into the A57 heading towards Manchester City Centre/Sheffield. Go up onto the A57 Mancunian Way which would be sign posted Stockport/Sheffield and follow the directions above.
From the east: from the M1 Motorway or Sheffield, head for the A629, A616 or the A628. Take the Woodhead Pass and keep following the signs for Manchester. At the end of the Woodhead Pass follow the signs for Manchester City and enter the M67 heading towards the city. At the end of the M67 follow the signs for the A57 Manchester City Centre. Near the end of the A57 cross over the roundabout and follow signs for the city, keeping Esso Petrol Station and Tesco Express on your left-hand side. Go straight on at the next 2 sets of traffic lights and pass under the Mancunian Way. At the next traffic lights, turn left onto Whitworth Street. Go through the first traffic lights and pass Sackville Park on the right-hand side. At the next traffic lights, turn right into Sackville Street and follow the directions above.

By airplane
From Manchester Airport (MAN): exit the airport and take the M56 Motorway. keep in the right-hand side lane and follow signs for Manchester City Centre. At the end of the M56 Motorway, the road turns into the A5103 Princess Parkway. From here, follow the directions above from the south.

Distances from Velvet Hotel

Imperial Chinese Archway - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Portico Library and Gallery - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Piccadilly Gardens - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Manchester Art Gallery - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Manchester Conference Centre - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Greater Manchester Police Museum - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Manchester Palace Theatre - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Affleck's Palace - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
St. Peter's Square - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Manchester City Hall - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Arndale Centre - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
The Green Room - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
The Dancehouse Theatre - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Manchester Central Library - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Albert Square - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
The preferred airport for Velvet Hotel is Manchester (MAN) - 13 km / 8.1 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.