Waterside Hotel & Leisure Club - Manchester

ex. The Waterside Hotel & Galleon Leisure Club

Wilmslow Road, Manchester, United Kingdom, M20 5WZshow map
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Overview

Set 9 km from Old Trafford in Manchester, Waterside Hotel & Leisure Club features free parking, a designated area for smoking and a vending machine. The hotel opened its doors in 1989 and was remodeled in 2011. This accommodation is also 15 minutes’ walk from Didsbury Park.

Situated just off Platt Fields Park, this hotel in Manchester is situated close to banks and a business park. The venue is 9 km away from the center of Manchester.

It offers quick access to woods and a landscaped garden.

It will take a 15-minute drive to get to Manchester airport.

Rooms

The rooms are equipped with tea and coffee making equipment, a stereo system and a DVD player. Rooms offer a great view over the river. A roll in shower, a hairdryer and a shower cap can also be found in each room.

Eat & Drink

Residents can have breakfast in the restaurant. Guests can dine at the onsite 24-hour restaurant. The snack bar will set you up nicely for enjoying your stay. Offering a selection of dishes, Khandoker restaurant and Espresso Bar John Lewis Cheadle are approximately 550 meters away.

Relax

Such spa facilities like a health club and a spa area highlight this hotel.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of rooms:   46.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Snack bar

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Spa & wellness centre

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Golf course
  • Table tennis

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Hearing impaired services
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service
  • Special diet menus

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • DVDs/ Videos for children

Spa & Leisure

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi

Room features

  • Heating
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Check-infrom 14:00-22:30FREECheck-out07:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Fletcher Moss Botanical GardensFletcher Moss Botanical Gardens2000 ft
Fletcher Moss Park & Botanical GardensFletcher Moss Park & Botanical Gardens2400 ftMillgate Lane Didsbury
Didsbury ParkDidsbury Park4200 ftSandhurst Road
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Khandoker restaurantKhandoker restaurant1800 ft812 Kingsway
Espresso Bar John Lewis CheadleEspresso Bar John Lewis Cheadle1900 ftWilmslow Road
Nando's - Manchester (Parrs Wood)Nando's - Manchester (Parrs Wood)2000 ftParrs Wood Leisure
SajaanSajaan2400 ftWilmslow Road
SanamsSanams2400 ftWilmslow Road
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Wilmslow RoadWilmslow Road1.5 mi
Bruntwood ParkBruntwood Park1.7 miBruntwood Hall Bruntwood Park
Chorlton ParkChorlton Park2.3 miBarlow Moor Road, Manchester
Wythenshawe HallWythenshawe Hall2.4 miWythenshawe Hall Wythenshawe Park Wythenshawe Road Wythenshawe Park
The PlazaThe Plaza2.5 miMersey Square, Stockport
Hat Works Museum of HattingHat Works Museum of Hatting2.5 miWellington Mill Wellington Road South Wellington Road South
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Getting around
Airports
Manchester (MAN)4.2 mi
Liverpool John Lennon (LPL)26.4 mi
Train
Piccadilly Railway Station5.1 mi
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Reviews
6.0
GoodBased on  38  reviews

Rating by category:

8.7
Location
8.7
Rooms
8.0
Service
7.3
Dining
  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    very pleasant near the Mersey the breakfast the dining room

    A living creature in my wine - a 2mm shrimp-like thing (not a fly) wiggling its legs (not seen until I reached the bottom) - no excuses offered. Loud music at breakfast. Breakfast should start about 06h30 for businessmen. A very cramped room with no room for a chair, and anyway no room to put a chair between the bed-end and the desk = hard to use the computer. Wi-fi did not connect properly

  • 9.2
    Superb

    I liked the idea that it was very busy but the staff went out of their way to be helpful and cheerful at all times.

    For me personally I did find that I did not have time to use the brilliant facilities

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Pool and leisure faciities

    Bed was a little uncomfortable

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Rooms were very comfy, breakfasts were plentiful. The swimming pool, spa area was very relaxing and we used it each day we stayed. Hotel was very accesible by public transport. Only used the bar area once during stay but it was really nice

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Convenient for travel connections and close to Manchester city centre, 5 mins walk from Parrs wood entertainment complex. Friendly staff, good breakfast plenty of choice and freshly cooked, good atmosphere in the bar and staff were attentive. Quiet room although I would ask for this in future when booking as on a Friday/Saturday night some rooms may be near the function room. Pool was lovely and they gym very well equipped.

  • 3.8
    Guest rating

    The room was very small and uncomfortable. The bathroom was horrible, I'd never stay there again.

  • 4.6
    Guest rating

    Good location for my business trip

    Room was downstairs and tiny - could not even see the TV from the bed. Bathroom was in need of refurb. No phone signal! Oh, and for a spa/health/sport hotel why no Sky Sports???

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Very friendly staff and always had a smile, nothing was too much trouble, food was good but limited choice, value for money.

    Menu could be improved to more simple meals although food was good. If your staying on a Saturday then it could get a little noisy up to 11:00pm as they had isco that night.

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    The only thing I can find good to say about my stay was that the coffee was good in the bar.

    I chose the hotel for two things: 'set in groomed gardens and grounds' for a bit of peace & quiet and 'free WiFi'. I find that the only space is the car park and the road noise is appalling, right through the night. The free WiFi was at the pathetic rate of 11Mbps when it was functioning at all (it kept dropping out) and the morning of work I had scheduled to do was not possible. The room had only one available plug socket point half-way up a wall under the TV. This meant that charging my phone or working with my laptop plugged in had wires trailing and hanging across to the bed and I had to sit on the bed to use my laptop - why aren't there plugs to use at the small desk?? There was a rip in one of my pillowcases and mould on the ceiling in the bathroom, the chair was so dirty I put a towel over it before I sat on it. I asked for an iron but the plate was covered in rust and other crud which made it unuseable. I would not stay there again. I can only presume that the leisure club part of their business is the most lucrative and therefore they don't bother too much with the hotel side of things. ... and the breakfast was awful!

  • 3.8
    Guest rating

    I arrived to find my booking was not there luckily I had my confirmation and they had an available room. What did I like best the breakfast was good

    Rooms very dated and not very clean checkin was from 2 but room ot ready.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Was good that there was a bar & the leisure facilities were nice. For £60 the room was reasonable.

    The rooms are very small & the bathroom was a wet room but tiny - everything got wet!

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    It was near to where I was going. The breakfast was excellent

    The back was off the plug on the kettle, the mirror light in the bathroom had no toggle on the pull chord and the shower/mixer tap had no knob on the plunger which switches from taps to shower. Over all I would describe the room as shabby>

  • 4.6
    Guest rating

    The leisure facilities were the best thing about the hotel allthough some of the areas were tired looking. Breakfast was adequate.

    The wireless did not work when I got there. I actually provided a wireless access point to the hotel for my entire duration which all the other guests used, which was a four night stay in my case. The food was very average, first night had spaghetti and meatballs, the second night I had a burger which was obviously three meatballs pressed together. Did not eat there on an evening after that. Shame! The room had a shower come toilet and basin which when the shower was used soaked the the whole area, including the toilet rolls, towels etc. The toilet was so close to the door you could not sit down properly. Considering I provided the hotel with their wireless service for the week, no discount was given. Disappointing.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Hotel easy to find with plenty of parking available.Found staff to be helpful and friendly on arrival and during stay [ one night],Availibility of spa facilities a real bonus.Excellent breakfast in morning.Very good value for money - double room £40 for one night.

    Stayed in ground floor room facing car park.Continous noise from nearby motorway all through the night made sleeping very difficult .It should also be noted that the walls between the rooms are very poorly soundproofed and so it is very easy to hear what guests in adjoining rooms are doing .

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Very helpful staff - we were on a cycling holiday and they went out of their way to store our cycles safely and securely in one of their admin offices.

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Check-infrom 14:00-22:30FREECheck-out07:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Manchester (MAN)4.2 mi
Liverpool John Lennon (LPL)26.4 mi
Train
Piccadilly Railway Station5.1 mi
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