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1 room, 2 adults

Velvet Hotel

4-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.
2 Canal Street, Manchester, England, M1 3HE, United Kingdom

4-star hotel with restaurant, near Royal Exchange Theatre
  • Free WiFi
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Awesome vibe
Fantastic service
Very comfortable
Breakfast is average

Velvet Hotel

from A$141
  • Standard Double Room
  • Superior Double Room, Balcony
  • Deluxe Penthouse
  • Double Room (dance music can be heard)

What’s around Velvet Hotel


  • In Manchester City Centre
  • Manchester Opera House - 16 min walk
  • O2 Apollo Manchester - 19 min walk
  • Manchester Arena - 19 min walk
  • University of Manchester - 27 min walk
  • Museum of Science and Industry - 19 min walk
  • Etihad Stadium - 33 min walk
  • Royal Exchange Theatre - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Manchester Airport (MAN) - 20 min drive
  • John Lennon Airport (LPL) - 51 min drive
  • Manchester Piccadilly Station - 4 min walk
  • Manchester Oxford Road Station - 8 min walk
  • Manchester Manchester Oxford Road Station - 8 min walk
  • Picadilly Station - 4 min walk
  • Picadilly Gardens Station - 4 min walk
  • Mosley Street Station - 6 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 19 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. All guests must show a valid ID.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (17 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built – 2008
  • Lift
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Portuguese

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
  • Espresso maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 50-inch Smart TV
  • Digital TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Marco Pierre White - This brasserie specializes in British cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Velvet Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Velvet Hotel Manchester
  • Velvet Hotel Manchester
  • Velvet Hotel Hotel Manchester
  • Velvet Hotel
  • Velvet Manchester
  • Velvet Manchester
  • Velvet Hotel Hotel


This hotel will place a credit card or debit card authorization for the room rate and security deposit at check-in. Cash payments/deposits are accepted with valid photo ID.

Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Parking height restrictions apply.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner and through room service.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: GBP 50.00 per stay

Breakage deposit: GBP 50.00 per stay

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 20 (subject to availability)

Parking is available nearby and costs GBP 25.00 per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Velvet Hotel

  • Are pets allowed at Velvet Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • Is parking offered at Velvet Hotel?
    Sorry, there's no parking at Velvet Hotel.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Velvet Hotel?
    You can check in from 3 PM to midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of GBP 20 (subject to availability).
  • What is there to do near Velvet Hotel?
    Recommended spots to visit include Royal Exchange Theatre (13-min walk) and Manchester Opera House (0.9 mi), along with O2 Apollo Manchester (1 mi) and Manchester Arena (1 mi).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Velvet Hotel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that serves British cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Velvet (1-min walk), Taurus Bar & Kitchen (1-min walk), and Kiki (1-min walk).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 225 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Lovely night away
Beautiful hotel, upgraded to the Penthouse Suite. Wow! Luxury as it's best.
gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Unique and Stylish Boutique Hotel
Amazing experience as ever, even a room upgrade which was very appreciated. Great boutique hotel, stunning individually designed rooms and friendly and professional staff! A joy as always!
Lee, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Quite possibly the best hotel in Manchester
Velvet is quite possibly the best hotel in Manchester! Location, decor, staff - all excellent!
Lee, gb1 night trip
Good 6.0
Great for fun/nightlife stay, not for business.
Lovely hotel, great location and the decor in my room was beautiful. Only downside was the noise, I personally wasn’t disturbed by any music but the walls in this hotel are very thin and I could hear people coming up and down the stairs, stamping around all night so did not get the best night sleep. Although it is lovely, I wouldn’t recommend it for a business trip when you have work the next day.
gb1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Fantastic Stay as Always
Excellent stay as ever, my favourite hotel in Manchester!
Lee, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great staff, great room, great stay!!
check in was great, I called in early to see if I could leave my case while I went round town, not a problem, lady on reception was a sweetheart, so so friendly and polite. When I returned to check in properly, my case had been taken up to my room. Room was wonderful, and exactly what I’d requested!! Very classy and with A beautiful gothic bed, cool photography and artwork, a huge tv and spacious wardrobe, bath was massive!!! The whole place was spotless and fresh. Stayed midweek so canal street wasn’t that noisy at all and slept with the window open and just had usual city sounds but wasn’t enough to not sleep. Would definitely stay here again, really nice for a night out weekend or to take someone special etc. And again, thank you to the staff, all so friendly and a pleasure to deal with!
PAUL, gb1 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Great place great location little too noisy
CHRISTOPHER, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great stay!
Staff were friendly, room was amazing and I love how each room have a theme of their own. My partner and I loved the room we had and had an enjoyable stay. Location is convenient too as it's just 1-2mins walk away from Manchester Coach Station, 5-7mins walk away from Manchester Piccadilly and about 5mins to the shopping malls. Will come back to this hotel if we're visiting Manchester again!
sg7 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing hotel, the rooms are amazing and the staff are very friendly and helpful, would recommend this hotel
Sharon, gb1 night trip
Poor 2.0
Took money from my credit card!!
Ok but they have taken £50 from my credit card!! Haven’t got round to ringing them yet, right hassle and could do without it...
James, gb1 night business trip

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