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Bolton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

My cousin and friend came to Manchester from Italy for a week. They based themselves at the Bulls Head as it was near to airport. We arranged to meet them on the Tuesday for a get together meal at the hotels pub next door. The pub is on a traditional theme and very warm and welcoming. They staff were very... More 

Thank Valerie J
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Just right for a convenient overnight stay. Easy access from motorways, easy parking right outside the hotel accommodation, very friendly staff, stylish and comfortable room, good breaksfast, good value. Close to Manchester airport (10mins drive).

Thank FatBrad7
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

We stayed here after reading reviews on Trip Advisor and weren't disappointed. The rooms are spacious and updated and very quiet with windows which open onto the bowling green. There is plenty of parking (although the car park does get busy). The pub is in a separate building and has a great feel to it and the food is good.... More 

Thank Vrischell
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

We stayed here the night before an early flight, and it was perfect. We had a meal in the pub which was very good with delightful staff. This had everything we needed and so close to the airport. As we were leaving at 4 am for our flight we were given a very good packed breakfast to take with us,... More 

Thank Annie187064
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here the night before an early flight out of Manchester. Great hotel with lovely friendly staff and perfect location for an airport stay (only around 5 mins drive away). Room was nicely decorated & had everything we needed for a one night stay. We had a couple of drinks and a meal in the pub... More 

Thank Carol M
Ossett, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for one night before flying out of Manchester airport the following morning. We wouldn't stay anywhere else for this type of stay. The rooms are very comfortable with nice decor. The staff are very helpful and friendly. The pub next door is really nice with great food and of course the location for the... More 

Thank jokemp79
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14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Encouraged by positive reviews we booked one night, mid week. It seemed go be going well when we arrived, spoke to a nice barmaid, and were allowed to leave our bags there before check in. When we did arrive back to check in though there was a much more surly & abrupt barmaid, customer service not her forte. Ou room... More 

Thank couns40
1 review
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent accommodation fantastic staff both in the lodge and the pub. Food in both the evening and breakfast was wonderful highly recommended. Definitely be back again. Well worth the trip and excellent value for money.

Thank Yvonne M
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This hotel is in an exceptional village 15 minutes to the airport with a lovely pub next door the room was fantastic value and the on site parking was an added bonus we stayed the night before an early flight and we were very pleased.

Thank GShields1965
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and arrived at the bulls head yesterday morning, from the young lady on the check a polite and friendly welcome,nothing was to much trouble fir her, she gave us a taxi number to get into Manchester and privided us with a flask of fresh milk which was fantastic,rooms are spacious with flat screen btv on wall,the bathroom shower... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Bulls Head & Lodge

Address: Wicker Lane | Hale Barns, Altrincham, Trafford WA15 0HG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Greater Manchester > Trafford > Altrincham
Price Range: $117 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
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“Very easy access from car park to ground floor rooms. Great if you have heavy bags, or struggle with stairs, etc.”
 of 5 bubbles FatBrad7, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We asked for a quiet room overlooking the bowling green and were very happy with this room.”
 of 5 bubbles Vrischell, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a room that over looked the gardens to the rear was very private”
 of 5 bubbles GShields1965, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back look over a nice open green space.”
 of 5 bubbles weekendersSWScotland, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Bedrooms all away from bars etc so all very similar”
 of 5 bubbles 1JeanC1, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
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