The Crowne Plaza at Manchester Airport

Ringway Road, Terminal 3, Manchester Airport, M90 3NS

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8 days parking for 1 car

(4 star hotel)
£119.00*
including 8 days parking
Connected
to the airport
8.4/10
customer rating

A right royal stopover

Almost 50 years old, Crowne Plaza at Manchester Airport, Manchester was one of the first hotels to be built near to Manchester airport. A pioneer in its field, this Manchester airport hotel has half a century’s worth of experience in the trade, and it certainly shows. It’s an exemplary place to rest your head before saying goodbye to Blighty and it’s just five to 10 minutes from the terminals. But staying here is so much more than just a place to sleep; from the multi-cultural cuisine to the on-site gym and sauna, the plush bedrooms and ample facilities, this 4-star hotel offers a diverse experience that will have you feeling like your holiday has already begun. If you do have the inclination to leave your all-inclusive surroundings, the abundant culture of Manchester’s city centre is just 20 minutes away.

Beyond the rich, glass-fronted foyer lie three eateries to choose between; the vivid Sampans restaurant, which is an Asian medley inspired by no fewer than seven lands of the Orient, while the monochrome Lobby restaurant supplies British dishes with a modern twist. Callaghans is where to go for a pint of the black stuff over a light-bite and a game of pool. It’s an Irish bar that’s full of traditional character. Want to work up an appetite before you dig in? The fully air-conditioned, on-site health centre boasts cardiovascular training equipment, weights and a sauna area.

The Crowne Plaza is a hotel that has thought of everything. You’re probably going on holiday to get away from it all, but you can still keep your ear to the ground and help yourself to a free newspaper as you enter the hotel. Plus there’s wifi available throughout, so you can post a casual, ‘not meaning to brag, but...’ update on your social feed whenever you wish. Wifi at the Crowne Plaza is £5 for one hour, £10 for four hours and £16 for 24 hours. Fancy a game of pool in Callaghans but run out of sterling? Don’t worry, there’s an ATM just opposite the reception desk. And as you leave, don’t forget to check the handy departures and arrivals screen in the foyer for last-minute flight updates.

We recommend the Crowne Plaza Manchester airport for:

Choice -If you relish variety, this airport hotel is for you. With three very different places to spend your evening, and several room types to opt for, you might want to start choosing between them now!

Everything at hand - All those little extras that make your stay more comfortable are at the Crowne Plaza. There’s wifi throughout, free newspapers, flight information, a gym, a pool table and even an ATM.

A great night’s sleep - the incredible Sleep Advantage system here at the Crowne Plaza will have you sleeping like a baby in an herbal bliss.

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Overall rating: 84%by 36 guests

Getting to the airport:

The hotel runs a 24-hour shuttle to the terminals, which is included in the price:

Terminals 1 & 3: 2-minute shuttle
Terminal 2: 4-minute shuttle

You can walk to each terminal. It’s 6 minutes to Terminals 1 and 3, and 14 minutes to Terminal 2. We’d recommend taking the shuttle, to avoid crossing busy airport roads.

For more information on getting to the airport, click on the Transfers tab.

Parking:

This package includes secured parking for the whole of your trip. Park at the hotel and hand your keys in at reception when you check in. If it gets busy the team will move your car to a secured compound less than 2 miles away.

The car park has CCTV and regular patrols. Your car will be back at the hotel when you return.

Hotel location:

The Crowne Plaza is on the airport grounds - one of the closest hotels to Terminals 1 and 3. Driving instructions and a postcode for satnavs will be on your email confirmation.

Check in from 2pm. Check out by 12 noon.

Rooms:

Guests tell us the rooms are clean and quiet, and that the beds are comfy. All rooms come with aromatherapy pillow spray to help you sleep.

Rooms also include:

  • Flat screen TV
  • Tea and coffee
  • Small en suite bathroom with shower over a bath
  • 24-hour room service (£3.50 tray charge)
  • Free wifi
  • Toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron and ironing board

Wifi

It’s free across the hotel. We found it fast enough to check emails and browse the internet. We did notice that it’s slow in the evenings, though, when the hotel is busier.

Accessibility:

Hotel accessibility includes:

  • Wheelchair accessible spaces
  • Accessible public toilets
  • Lifts to all floors
  • Visual alarms/alerts
  • Ramp access into hotel
  • Ramp access into restaurant
  • Restaurant menus in braille
  • Restaurant menus in 14pt print
  • Knock lights

Accessible rooms include:

  • Accessible door locks
  • Accessible heating, cooling and light controls
  • Furniture can be rearranged
  • Emergency cord/button in bathroom & bedroom
  • Grab bars next to bath & toilet
  • Taller toilets
  • Wheelchair turning space in bathroom
  • Bathroom doors open outwards

Restaurants:

The Grill: offers 8 types of steak, as well as burgers, chicken, fish and risotto. The average main is around £18. They also have a menu just for kids.

Sampans: has a Pan-Asian menu, with Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese, Malaysian, Sri Lankan, Thai and Vietnamese dishes. Guests rave about the quality of food and service here. A main is around £17, although it’s often cheaper for 2 people to eat from the set menu.

Both restaurants are happy to cater for gluten free, vegetarian, vegan and lactose free diets - just let your waiter know.

The Grill is open 5:30pm - 10pm
Sampans is open 6pm - 10:00pm

Bars:

Callaghan’s Irish bar: prides itself on being a lively and traditional Irish bar. There are big TV screens that show live sports. It specialises in draught beer, which costs around £4 a pint, and guests say there’s a good selection. You’ll also find meals like fish and chips and burgers which cost around £15.

The Hotel bar: serves bottled beers, cocktails and wines, in a slightly more formal setting. A glass of wine costs around £6.50.

Callaghan’s bar open 4.30pm - 11.00pm
Hotel bar open 11am - 11pm

Breakfast:

Breakfast is an English and continental buffet, where you can eat as much as you like. It’s £15.95 per person and children under 12 eat for free with a paying adult.

Guests are impressed with how early it’s served (from 4.30am), and say there’s a good amount of food on offer.

The hotel also offers a grab and go breakfast option. It’s £11 per person and you can book it when you check in at reception.

Buffet breakfast is served:
4:30am - 10:30 on weekdays
4:30 - 11:30 at weekends

Things to do:

  • Free, 24-hour gym[
  • Pool table and darts board in Irish bar

Hints, tips and extra bits:

  • Since this hotel is so large, request a room close to a lift when you check in.
  • Ask for a room in the Quiet Zone for a quieter night’s sleep.

Crowne Plaza address

Ringway Road,
Terminal 3,
Manchester Airport,
M90 3NS

Crowne Plaza Additional Information

Star rating
AddressRingway Road,
Terminal 3,
Manchester Airport,
M90 3NS
Disabled facilitiesThe hotel has disabled rooms which are larger than normal rooms. These accessible rooms have wider doors for wheelchair access and lowered beds. The hotel has a lift, ramps inside and outside of the hotel and a hearing loop at the reception.
Internet
Wi-Fi
Restaurant
Room service
All rooms non-smoking
En-suite bathroom
Iron
Trouser press
Kettle
Phone in room
TV
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