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Hotel Description

The Alan places you in the center of Manchester, steps from Manchester Art Gallery and within a short 5-minute stroll of Canal Street. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant and in-room free WiFi.

All 140 soundproofed rooms feature sitting areas, LCD TVs, and coffee/tea makers. Refrigerators and room service make in-room dining convenient. Premium linens invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like slippers and designer toiletries. Free newspapers, free local calls, and safes are also available.

Lawn is the hotel's own lobby lounge. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Cooked-to-order breakfast is available daily between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

Attractions within a 10-minute walk of this 4-star Manchester City Centre hotel include The Gay Village and Bridgewater Hall.

Double Room, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$147* Per night/room 5 Dec. - 6 Dec.

Twin Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and concierge services are also featured at the business-friendly The Alan. This 4-star Manchester hotel is smoke free.

  • 140 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • 278.6 sq ft of conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dining venue

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Offsite parking discounted rates available

Transport

  • Train station: Manchester Manchester Oxford Road Station (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Metro station: St Peters Square Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)

Room Amenities

The Alan offers 140 accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, slippers, designer toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access (speed: 100+ Mbps (good for 1–2 people or up to 6 devices)). Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Sitting area
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Lawn - Onsite lobby lounge. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Late night fare is available from room service (during limited hours).

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

Guests will receive an email 7 days before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Guests will receive an email 7 days before arrival with check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 17 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 17 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 30.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, Barclaycard, debit cards, mobile payments, Google Pay, Apple Pay, and PayPal. Cash is not accepted. This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival. Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. 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. Guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available. Contactless check-out is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • Staffed front desk
  • Online Penalty Collection
  • Credit card pre-authorisation
  • Mobile payments
  • Apple Pay
  • PayPal
  • Google Pay
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are not in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property follows regional sanitisation guidelines We're Good To Go (UK)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Property does not offer on-site COVID-19 testing
  • Property does not require health documentation at check-in

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 12 and GBP 20 for adults, GBP 10 and GBP 20 for children (approximately)
  • Nearby parking fee: GBP 27 per day (525 ft away)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 30.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Arora Hotel
  • Princess St. Hotel previously Arora Hotel
  • Arora Manchester
  • Arora Manchester Hotel
  • Hotel Arora
  • Hotel Arora Manchester
  • Manchester Arora
  • Manchester Arora Hotel
  • Manchester Hotel Arora
  • Arora International Hotel Manchester
  • Manchester Arora International Hotel
  • Princess St. Hotel Manchester
  • Princess St. Hotel
  • Princess St. Manchester
  • Princess St.
  • Princess St. Hotel (previously Arora Manchester Hotel)
  • Arora Hotel Manchester
  • The Alan Hotel
  • Princess St Hotel
  • Princess St. Hotel
  • The Alan Manchester
  • The Alan Hotel Manchester

You should know

  • Children 17 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Alcohol isn't allowed at The Alan.
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Frequently asked questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.