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Oak Park
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is in great location, just across the street from the indoor mall and walking mall. The view from the 16th floor was great. Our unit featured a full kitchen, two bathrooms, two queen beds and ample living space.

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Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at The Light ApartHotel to celebrate my birthday. I cannot praise them enough, we were upgraded to a penthouse, which had the most amazing views over Manchester. The apartment was stunnning with a huge terrace and hot tub. Everything was absolutely top class and stylish. The staff went that extra mile to make my birthday celebrations special....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The property was ok overall, but I think due a bit of attention is due, as there were signs of wear and tear e.g. a cracked bathroom sink that had not been repaired. Although my room was described as 'executive' it fell short of this mark, the sofa being small and uncomfortable, a bedroom with a small bed and no...

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Thank AndyUK76
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed two nights with my husband. We had a one bedroom apartment with balcony on the 12th floor. Such a stunning view! Bit cold to enjoy sitting out this time of year, but will definitely return next year. Apartment was in a great location for us, clean, well maintained and decorated nicely. Bed was comfortable but could have been bigger....

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Thank livpretty
Guest Relation M, Guest Relations Manager at The Light ApartHotel, responded to this review

Dear livpretty Thank you very much for the lovely review from staying at the Light recently. We hope to see you again in the Summertime where you can make better use of the Balcony - don't forget to use your returning guest discount code for the best rates available. Please contact the Hotel if you need any help. Kind regards,

Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Light ApartHotel helped out when our original hotel let us down. They could not have been more accommodating. Beautiful apartment on the top floor with magnificent views over the city. Clean, well furbished and warm. It helped make our family weekend away for a special birthday really memorable!

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Guest Relation M, Guest Relations Manager at The Light ApartHotel, responded to this review

Dear Colin L Thank you for the great review from your stay with us last week - it was a pleasure to be able to help and step in at the last minute following you being let down at another property. Hopefully the Light is now your first choice for accommodation in Manchester. Kind regards,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a short notice visit and paid £116 for the night. We arrived at reception a couple of hours early to be informed our room was ready, and that we'd been upgraded. The apartment was lovely. Spacious and clean. The balcony was a delight, however getting in and out of it was not. The door was hard to open...

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Guest Relation M, Guest Relations Manager at The Light ApartHotel, responded to this review

Dear NikiSmile Thank you for providing some really lovely feedback from your booking with us recently. Our team are on-hand 24 hours should you need any assistance in your apartment and we are more than happy to assist with the doors. Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards,

Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I travelled with my sister so we choose a two bed roomed apartment. The apartment was on the 13th floor and the views were amazing. We had everything we needed, it was spacious,clean and if you wanted any snacks/wine etc there is a Tesco next door! The location is fantastic -near all the main shops, The Royal Exchange Theatre and...

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Guest Relation M, Guest Relations Manager at The Light ApartHotel, responded to this review

Dear isla718 Thank you very much for the absolutely lovely review of your recent booking here at the Light ApartHotel, it was a pleasure to have you stay with us. Thank you for the comments you have shared regarding how you were looked after by the team, these will be passed on. We look forward to you staying again -...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reception was very clean and expensive looking. Impressed with the decor. Received an upgrade to a 2 bedroom apartment and ceck in was fast and easy. As we got to the apartment we noticed a hole in the door where a peep hole should be and the clean hallway with echoey floors made it seem as though it was a...

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Guest Relation M, Guest Relations Manager at The Light ApartHotel, responded to this review

Dear GeorgiaGedling Thank you for your very detailed review of you visit to the Light ApartHotel, thank you for the lovely comments on the Apartments facilities of which I noted you were upgraded to a Penthouse Suite. As a Reception Supervisor in a Hotel I am sure that you are aware of the terms and conditions on a guest registration...

Durham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stop at the light aparthotel with my wife and 7 month old baby boy and the experience was great. The room was clean and had all the amenities. It was pretty easy to find by car and it was in a great location. Word of warning the hotel does have a car park but it's pretty tight to drive in...

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Guest Relation M, Guest Relations Manager at The Light ApartHotel, responded to this review

Dear middls2 Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us recently, we were really pleased to read that you found everything you needed in the apartment you had booked. Thank you for the love;y comments on the complimentary Grab and Go breakfast we provide midweek it is nice read that the offering is well liked. Sorry...

Flintshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were delighted to be upgraded to the 10th floor on bonfire night, the view of all the fireworks were amazing, the facilities were great, the beds were incredibly comfortable, although felt smaller than a full size double, everything was clean and pleasant

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Guest Relation M, Guest Relations Manager at The Light ApartHotel, responded to this review

Dear 468amy Thank you for this lovely review from your stay at the Light recently. We hope to see you back again soon. Kind regards.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"The Light ApartHotel is the first true ApartHotel in Manchester, occupying a prime city centre location on the fringe of the Trendy Northern Quarter. Our guests enjoy the flexibility of serviced apartment living with hotel-style accommodation, appealing to both the business and leisure traveller, The Light ApartHotel consists of 60 fully equipped and beautifully furnished studios, one and two bedroom apartments and a range of penthouse suites. The Light ApartHotel is a true alternative to top-end hotels and gives flexibility for families whose kids aren't quite independent, but too old to share a room. Once you've tried it, we know you'll come back for more." ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Light ApartHotel

Address: 20 Church Street, Manchester M4 1PN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Greater Manchester > Manchester
Price Range: $135 - $661 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Light ApartHotel 4*
Number of rooms: 69
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Also Known As:
The Light Boutique Apart Hotel Manchester
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“If your not scared of heights, ask for a high floor for stunning views across the city”
 of 5 bubbles livpretty, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“views great from 13th floor and apartment has a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles isla718, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The view over Manchester from the apartment on the 19th floor is amazing”
 of 5 bubbles Moonbeam555, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best to know whereabouts of car park before you arrive”
 of 5 bubbles taranpanesar, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask for high floors, view is awesome”
 of 5 bubbles marcels227, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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