Mercure Bowdon Hotel Manchester Airport

Langham Road, Bowdon, Altrincham, WA14 2HT

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8 days parking for 1 car

(3 star hotel)
including 8 days parking
5.2 miles
from the airport
customer rating

Pre Book at the Best Price

Amongst all of the Manchester airport hotels lies this delightful hotel offering great value rooms, with holiday parking. The Mercure Bowdon Hotel is close to many local attractions, shopping centres and areas of natural beauty, and with great leisure facilities on-site, this hotel makes an ideal choice for a pre-flight stay.

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Overall rating: 86%by 70 guests

Reasons to book Mercure Bowdon Hotel

  • Close to the airport - only 10 minutes drive from Manchester airport
  • A pool and spa on site so you can start your holiday completely relaxed.
  • 3-star comfort and well appointed rooms at a low price
  • Perfectly located for early morning flights

More information

The hotel's swimming pool is only open to children from 11:00 to 14:00 on Monday and Wednesday, 15:00 to 18:00 on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 09:00 to 17:00 on Saturday and 10:00 to 17:00 on Sunday.

Mercure Bowdon Hotel Address

Langham Road,
WA14 2HT

Longitude -2.35263
Latitude    53.37740

* Prices quoted are based on parking from the 17-12-2017 untill the 01-01-1970, valid as of 16-10-2017

Getting to the airport:

A taxi to the airport costs around £12 - £15 and it will take around 15 minutes.

For more information, check the transfers tab.


The hotel offers free, overnight parking at the hotel if you need it.

This package doesn’t include parking while you’re away.

For a hotel and parking for the whole of your holiday, search for an airport hotel with parking package instead.

For more information, check the transfers tab.

Hotel location:

The Mercure Bowdon is a 15-minute drive from all terminals in good traffic. Detailed driving instructions and a postcode for satnavs will be on your confirmation email.

Arriving by train? The nearest station is Hale. It’s just around the corner from the hotel, about 6 minutes walk away. If you’d rather get a taxi, it’ll cost around £4 - £5. If you want to get a train to the airport, you’ll need to go from Altrincham station, as Hale station is not on the same line.

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


Rooms are bright and modern with large beds. Guests say the rooms are practical but recommend requesting a room on the ground floor if you have a lot of luggage, as the hotel doesn’t have a lift.

Rooms include:

  • Tea/coffee
  • Free high-speed wifi
  • Flat screen TV with Freeview
  • Hairdryer
  • Room service (24-hours, £5 tray charge)

Upgrade to an executive room for £20 for additional features, including:

  • Nespresso machine
  • Free bottled water
  • Robe & slippers
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Fresh fruit
  • Handmade biscuits
  • Free newspaper


High-speed wifi is free throughout the hotel.


This hotel does not have any accessibility measures in place. If you need an accessible room, we recommend searching for an alternative hotel.


The Bowden restaurant offers traditional food choices like fish and chips, burgers and sandwiches. Main meals average around £13.95, but you can get a 3-course meal for £20pp when you book in advance with Holiday Extras. Guests say that the service is friendly and the food is generally good.

There are vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. The hotel recommend you talk to a member of staff before you order to discuss it with them.

Kids’ menu available:

£5.95 for pasta, burger, chicken nuggets or sausages and free soft drink.

Open: 7pm - 9.30pm

Please note that the restaurant will be closed on the 25th, 26th and 31st of December and the 1st of January.


The Café bar serves a range of beers, wines and spirits. They also have hot food, salads and sandwiches available.

A small glass of wine averages £3.45 and a pint of beer averages £3.90.

Open: 5pm - 11pm


A full English and continental buffet is served, the chef is also able to cook omelettes on request. Guests say the food is good but recommend getting there early for the best variety.

Breakfast is £13.95 per person on the day. We recommend booking it when you check in with the hotel to get it for £10 per person.

Open: 7am - 10am weekdays, 7.30am - 11am weekends

Things to do:

The hotel’s leisure facilities are free to guests and includes:

  • Heated pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna and steam room
  • Gym

Note: The hotel has strict swimming times for children, we recommend checking these with the hotel.


7am - 10pm Monday - Thursday

7am - 9pm Friday

7.30am - 8pm weekends

Times may vary on bank holidays

Please note that these facilities will be closed on the 25th and 26th of December.

Hints, tips and extra bits:

There isn’t a lift at the hotel, request a ground floor room if you have a lot of luggage.

We recommend this hotel for couples and business travellers.

*Prices correct at time of writing.

Mercure Bowdon address

Langham Road,
WA14 2HT

Mercure Bowdon Additional Information

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AddressLangham Road,
WA14 2HT
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Swimming pool
All rooms non-smoking
En-suite bathroom
Phone in room
Satellite TV

Mercure Bowdon room-only procedures

On the day of your stay:

Make your way to the hotel - check-in is from 2pm. Overnight parking is free, if you need it.

Arriving by train? The nearest station is Hale. It’s just around the corner from the hotel, about 6 minutes walk away. If you’d rather get a taxi, it’ll cost around £4 - £5.

Your confirmation email will have directions and a postcode for satnavs.

Getting from the hotel to the airport:

We recommend a taxi as the best way to get to the airport. It’ll take about 15 minutes in good traffic and costs around £12 - £15.