Rated as one of the best UK destinations for a mini break, Manchester brims with inspiring architecture, art galleries, captivating museums, liberating outdoor spaces, festivals and gastronomic dining. See below for some of the most exciting, newly opened and long-awaited launches to entertain travellers to this vibrant city for 2021. But where will you stay?
Two beautiful, new Hyatt hotels offer effortless access to the city’s transport hubs and major attractions. Both offer world-class service and facilities and just like siblings, each one has a slightly different personality. The question is, which Hyatt will you choose?
Hyatt Regency Manchester is an inviting upscale hotel, cleverly positioned on a peaceful square next to the Royal Northern College of Music. Rooms here include free Wi-Fi, desks, smart TVs, heavenly bedding and are flooded with natural daylight offering city and university green views.
Upgrade to a Regency Club bedroom for additional luxe amenities and access to the exclusive Regency Club Lounge with its complementary premium services, like evening drinks and breakfast. Dine in style at The Laureate Restaurant, named in homage to Manchester University’s 25 Nobel Prize winners or take time to discover The Graduate Bar. And a high-tech gym is available on site 24 hours-a-day, for those who can’t resist.
Hyatt House Manchester provides the ultimate home from home environment (with all the conveniences of a luxury hotel). All studio and one-bedroom suites have fully equipped modern kitchens, free Wi-Fi and stylish living/working spaces that that help to maintain work and personal routines while on the road.
Guests at Hyatt House have unlimited access to the hotel’s gym and additional complementary conveniences like free laundry facilities and a daily morning breakfast spread with Omelette Bar. Its bright, spacious 18th floor lounge is furnished with beautiful sofas, tables and chairs and a huge kitchen area which makes for a safe, private space for unwinding and socialising.
Whether you’re a ‘House’ or ‘Regency’ kind of mini-breaker, you can be sure of an enthusiastic, warm welcome once the doors officially reopen from Monday 17th May.
Now, pop these to-dos into the diary:
- 18h May onwards… RHS Bridgewater is the FIRST new RHS garden in 17 years. Open every day but Christmas Day, you’ll need to go online to book your spot.
- 29th May – 6th June Manchester Flower Show is a city-wide festival that will fill the streets with floral windows, doorways, statues, fountains, lampposts, railings and balcony decorations. Hyatt House and Hyatt Regency Manchester are taking part this year so expect beautiful, Insta-worthy floral décor inside and out of our two hotels.
- May 28th Homeground,this brand-new outdoor venue from HOME Mcr will provide a safe and fun place to socialise and enjoy the best of Manchester’s great theatre, art, film, music, comedy and more…
- Available now, Manchester Taxi Tours, did you ever have Afternoon Tea in a taxi before? Explore all the wonderful sights that Manchester has to offer from the comfort of John’s famous black cab, whilst enjoying a fantastic selection of sandwiches, cakes, and scones.
- 1st – 18th July Manchester International Festival, this biennial arts festival focussing on original, new work and special events is staged in venues across Manchester. This year MIF will also feature work that reflects on the coronavirus pandemic and the impact it has had. Tickets will be available to book from 20th May.
- 23rd July – 8th August Dino Kingdom, an easy 20 min drive from the hotel is a spectacular Real-life Jurassic Park with more than 100 dinosaurs, promising animated dinosaurs with electronic moving parts and immersive 3D, AR and Projection Mapping technology! The event will be open from 10am to 7pm daily with last entry at 6pm. Each visitor will be able to explore the kingdom for up to 3 hours.
- 19th May, The Special Exhibitions Gallery at the Science and Industry Museum
James Bond and Spy craft fans will love the free exhibition called Top Secret which explores over a century’s worth of intelligence documents and artefacts.
- 13th July – 31 Aug 2021 The Great Northern Giant Summer Sandpit
Great Northern Warehouse’s iconic amphitheatre will reopen its ever-popular giant sandpit for families to enjoy throughout the summer offering a completely outdoors COVID-safe play space for children.
- 12th April The Great Northern Beach Club
Offering more than a hint of Ibiza’s bar scene, The Great Northern Beach Club is a perfect spot (for grown-ups) to unwind and watch the sunset fall on the city. Its ‘Mambo’ style lounge, featuring exclusive bookable private beach huts, will open from May 17th.
Worthy of a visit on its own merits, Manchester also teams brilliantly as a base for trips to the Lake and Peak District and offers endless options for enquiring little minds and restless feet.
- A one-night stay at Hyatt House Manchester costs from just £120 per room per night, including a kitchen, smart TV, smart workspace, complimentary internet access and free breakfast for all. To book tel (+44) 0161 359 5556 or click here
- A one-night stay at Hyatt Regency Manchester costs from just £100 per room per night including a King Bed, free wi-fi, fluffy bathrobes and in-room amenities. To book tel: (+44) 0161 359 5550 or click here
- The Family Package (available at both properties) which includes 50% off a 2nd interconnecting room, a complimentary mocktail for children and a drink in the bar for adults (max 2 adults & 3 children in interconnecting room). From just £150 per night.
- The Summer Package (available at both properties) which includes 20% off on stays up to 31st August for Hyatt Regency Manchester and 31st July for Hyatt House Manchester.
- The Celebrate and Ultimate Celebrate Packages (available at both properties) which includes breakfast and a chilled bottle of Prosecco in room on arrival, with the Ultimate Celebrate also including flowers, chocolates and rose petals.
Hyatt House and Hyatt Regency Manchester, 55 Booth Street West, Manchester, M15 6PQ