Top 10 reasons why our guests think Waterside is the best hotel near Manchester airport

Manchester is a thriving hub of entertainment and connectivity. Primely placed only 7 miles from the city-center is Manchester Airport; three terminals offering flights to Europe and around the globe with national rail connections. If you are flying in or flying out and looking for a hotel near Manchester airport that has it all – then look to WaterSide Hotel & Leisure Club. Here are the top ten reasons why Waterside guests think we are the best hotel near Manchester airport.

1. Location

Our Waterside Hotel near Manchester Airport is only a stone’s throw away from the hustle and bustle of central Manchester. Only 9 minutes from the Airport and an easy 25 minutes from Manchester city-center, it can be a very quick and cheap taxi fare. So once you’ve relaxed in our revamped rooms, wined and dined in our sumptuous kitchen or indulged at our spa – keep making the most of your layover and stroll right into town!

2. Revamped Rooms

We have 45 newly revamped rooms, refurbished to the highest specs. Designed for comfort, they are perfect for relaxing and have been fitted with plasma TVs, cotton bedding and spa style drench showers in the en-suites. They’re great for sleeping in, perfect for working in, ideal for getting ready in. They’re not huge, so if you want to do your morning stretches or dance the night away, we have a gym next to the pool and spa area, and we are close to the city-center full of bars and clubs.

3. Swim

Whether you want to relax or swim for fitness, there’s plenty of room for everyone in our heated 25-metre pool. Relax in our hydrotherapy pool where a combination of floor, seating and cannon jets will soothe any unwanted knots or tension, helping to relieve those pre-flight nerves or post-flight aches. Step into our sauna and Aroma & Salt-Infused steam rooms to cleanse away any unwanted toxins. We have something for everyone at our brand new spa in Manchester.

4. Gym

With a 130 station fitness suite, over 100 classes a week, and our 25-metre pool with a dedicated fitness team, the Waterside offers much more than your typical hotel gym. In fact, we are often described as one of the biggest and best health clubs Manchester has to offer and by far the best Didsbury gyms there is.

5. Spa & Classes

In addition to our excellent facilities, you can look forward to a relaxing spa treatment or two – from facials and massages to manicures and pedicures – to relieve any pre-flight stresses or aeroplane aches. Guests staying at the hotel can make the most of the spa, free of charge.

6. Eat

Our chefs are some of the best in the business. Laying on a beautiful melody of sumptuously classic dishes cooked to perfection. Our portions are generous and our ingredients are quality. While we may not be Michelin-starred (yet) we are quickly gaining a reputation for being one of the best places to eat near Manchester Airport. If you fancied something on the lighter side; We also offer a more relaxed and simple club coffee shop. We have a great selection of cakes and coffee in an area with free wifi – where you can unwind, catch up with friends or finish any work.

7. Parking

Waterside hotel offers the perfect place for parking when you’re looking for a well-garaged hotel near Manchester airport. With being so close to the airport and having so much to see and do right on the Waterside doorstep, we want you to explore the local area with ease and without the stresses of where to keep your car.

Out & About

Our hotel near Manchester Airport can be used as a great base for the many local attractions and activities. So if you were wanting a little trip into the city, Manchester will keep you busy…

8. Fletcher Moss Park & Parsonage Gardens

Just a 7-minute drive from the Waterside Hotel, there are three stunningly delightful and distinct Gardens; Fletcher Moss Park and the Botanical Gardens, Parsonage Gardens and The Nature Reserve of Stenner Woods, Millgate Fields and the River Mersey. We would highly recommend stretching your legs by taking a stunning stroll through the botanical and parsonage gardens and take be immersed in the interesting planting and wildlife.

9. Levenshulme Market

Only 14 minutes away, this market takes place on every Saturday from March through to December. So if you find yourself in the area when this marvellous market is on, you are in for a real treat! Levenshulme Market is a community run event that invests in a diverse range of artisan makers. It is the ideal place to find quality local produce, gourmet street food, vintage clothing, homeware and gifts galore! Perfect for a last minute pressie for the family.

10. National Football Museum

Manchester is of course home to the National Football Museum, a fantastic opportunity to learn all about the history of the game and how the sport has become ‘the people’s game’ and a key part of England’s heritage. Exploring the halls of the museum, you will be able to see such wonders as the match ball from the 1930 World Cup; Picasso’s ‘Footballeur’ sculpture’ Diego MAradona’s 1986 Argentina shirt; and much much more!

As you can see, whether you are in the area before taking off, between flights of winding down after a long haul voyage; the Waterside’s perfect location means that you’re never more than a few minutes away from something to do. And even if you just want to relax, the Waterside has it all, from relaxing rooms, indulgent spas and homely food. Which is why our guests believe that the Waterside Hotel & Leisure Club is the perfect hotel near Manchester Airport.

If you would like any further information, call us today on 0161 971 7000. Or book direct for our best guaranteed rates.