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Stoke-on-Trent
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Absolutely beautiful room. Lovely hotel. Lovely bar. Lovely welcome tray. I can't really fault the place apart from pricey minibar and having to buy an expensive shaving kit from them as they didn't have cheaper free ones! LOVE THE SHEEP ON THE BALCONY.

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VelvetHotel, Owner at Velvet, responded to this review

Dear guest We always love to hear that guests love our hotel and had a lovely stay. So, thank you for your kind words. I’m glad you love our resident sheep, Deirdre. She doesn’t get as much recognition as she is due. For future guests’ information, she can be found grazing in one particular room, I wonder if you will...

Bingley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Lovely hotel with well appointed rooms.. friendly staff and a great location. We only stayed one night and had one of the suites. This was a very modern design and was well laid out. Velvet is located right in the city center and smack bang in the middle of the village so perfect for night out and shopping trips.

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Still talking about our stay here today. Stayed a couple of months ago, it was simply wonderful. Lovely food in the bar and espresso martinis to die for. Staff lovely. Breakfast hot and nicely presented. Wanted to stay another night in this clean, quirky, classy place. Would definitely recommend.

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Dear guest What more can we want than to leave a lasting impression! Comments like yours make what we do worthwhile. So thank you. The espresso Martinis are very, very popular. We have lots of gorgeous cocktails but you have chosen one of our perennial favourites. Between 4pm and 7pm every day we have a cocktail promotion and our bar...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2015

What can I say..very hospitable, the guys at the reception make you feel very welcome, looked after us very well..excellent atmosphere, very private. Our room was very bohemian, romantic and not noisy at all. Would come again!

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Roatan, Honduras
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

First visit to Manchester & Velvet. Combined a weekend away with a Monday business meeting. Great location, lovely 2 night stay with sumptuous playful surroundings. Checked in & the staff were as friendly & helpful as when I made the booking enquiry. Had an amusing few hours sat outside people watching & working our way through the cocktail list &...

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Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to describe our hotel so well. We are a 4 star independent hotel that we like to think is personable, approachable and is small but with lots of personality. ‘Playful’ is a great word to describe us. I’m glad you appreciated all the little add-ons and extras that come as standard here....

Trier, Germany
Reviewed 21 July 2015

The Hotel is situated in a vibrant area close to the City Centre and well located for nightlife, shopping and sightseeing. I did not get to see the other rooms but I stayed in one of the Penthouse apartments which was really something different and unusual. Having the bed on a mezzanine floor was great leaving the lounge area for...

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

We checked in late (about 9pm) on Sunday after a busy day. The man on reception was really friendly and lovely without being over baring and insincere, the perfect balance! We had booked through a third party because we found a really good deal on the Hotel Tonight app which included 2 free drinks with the booking & 15% because...

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2015

We had a fantastic stay at this hotel. When we arrived the reaction its was helpful and friendly and took us to our room. We were upgraded to a balcony room and was very well maintained and comfortable. Later on that evening we tried out the bar and restaurant. All staff we met were lovely and helpful and the food...

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Reviewed 21 July 2015

We try to stay at the Velvet every time we visit Manchester. The rooms are art deco/gothic boutique with the largest baths I have ever seen in a hotel. The staff are all friendly and very helpful, we have only ever had breakfast in the hotel but it is one of the nicest and freshest breakfast we have had (Next...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We stayed overnight on a midweek break and loved the place. I work in travel, so have a certain expectation when I arrive at a property and at this particular hotel I was not disappointed. The staff and hotel were top class and we will definitely be back.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The chic Velvet Hotel on Canal Street opened in April 2009. It has 19 air-conditioned, decadent boudoirs with free Wi-Fi access and distinctive, modern designs. Velvet Manchester is well connected to Canal Street's Cafe Society. It is a premiere venue in which to eat and drink, relax or party, and has friendly, discreet service.The individual, stylish rooms have digital TV, an iPod docking station, Burt’s Bees toiletries and an in-room 'cocktail and canapé' packages, and more.Continental and full English breakfasts feature locally sourced ingredients and are served in the basement-level Velvet Restaurant (at an additional cost). ... more   less 

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Address: 2 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3HE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Greater Manchester > Manchester
Price Range: $143 - $500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Velvet 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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Velvet Hotel Manchester
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Manchester
#2 Business Hotel in Manchester
#5 Romantic Hotel in Manchester
#8 Luxury Hotel in Manchester
#23 Family Hotel in Manchester
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“Beautiful rooms, great staff”
 of 5 bubbles TracyM186, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The penthouse suites are fantastic and great if you wanted to do some corporate entertainment as the living area is well set out for pre event drinks for at least 8 people. With the bedrooms on the mezzanine you had to be a bit careful not to bump your head on some of the beams but this didn't detract from the ambience or feel of the hotel and our stay. We loved it and it was me and my parents - different age groups and all very happy with the attention and service we received. ”
 of 5 bubbles harrietf2, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“go for the top floor 'suites' - totally worth it. ”
 of 5 bubbles asdfa924, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Every room is good is my guess, because it is individual and they pay great attention to detail”
 of 5 bubbles nicolad765, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the room that isn't opposite reception!”
 of 5 bubbles MarkBicester1, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
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