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Make yourself at home in Manchester.

The Best Western Willow Bank Hotel is perched on the outskirts of Manchester city centre, minutes from motorway networks and within easy reach of the airport. In a truly cosmopolitan district of Manchester, this friendly hotel boasts good public transport links, charming rooms and excellent value for money.

Whether you're staying overnight after a gig at The MEN Arena, or spending the weekend away from home as your team visits Old Trafford or Eastlands, this hotel is the perfect base.

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340 Wilmslow Road
Greater Manchester
M14 6AF
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6216*


2016 dinner inclusive rates offer a £25 per person à la carte allowance
Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
There is charged parking available onsite.
Pets: Accepted Bedrooms only. £10 per pet per night.
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars

Alan has 'grown up' with the Feathers Hotel Group and now enjoys his position as Head Chef at the Best Western Willow Bank. His passion for creating new, exciting and fresh dishes can often by sampled on the hotel's specials menu.

Chef Alan Selbie



Our restaurant is Roman styled, with traditional home cooked cuisine, exciting modern dishes and lite-bites served in a relaxed environment.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:30
Dinner: 18:30 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary

Enigma Bar

Themed on Manchester's greats, our Enigma Bar is decorated in rich, warm reds and boasts ornate ceilings and traditional coving. You'll enjoy a friendly atmosphere when you join us for a drink.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


We really will treat you like royalty here in Manchester, with ornate hand-carved thrones available on request!


Wedding service and reception venue

Any conceivable type of entertainment can be enjoyed on your big night, from Pipers, DJs and duos to steel bands and table magicians.


From extravagant 5 course menus to relaxed 2 course meals, we'll cater for all tastes and create a truly bespoke celebration!


Registry office:
Manchester City Council
Heron House, 47 Lloyd Street Manchester, M2 5LE
0161 234 5555

For any enquiries please call Neill Stockill on 0161 2240461

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M60, J5, 2.00 miles
Nearest train station: Piccadilly, 3.00 miles
Nearest airport: Manchester, 7.50 miles
Free parking on site (15 spaces)

340 Wilmslow Road
Greater Manchester
M14 6AF

What's nearby?


  • Old Trafford's Theatre of Dreams (5 miles)

  • Etihad Statium (4 miles)

  • Aquatics Centre (1.5 miles)

  • Trafford Cricket Club (0 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Manchester Museum (2 miles)

  • Manchester Science & Industry Museum (6 miles)

  • Famous Curry Mile (1 miles)

  • Manchesters Theatres (2 miles)

  • Manchester Arena (4 miles)


  • City centre (3 miles)

  • Trafford centre (8.5 miles)

  • Lowry Outlet Mall (5 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

The hotel is ideal for medium sized events, and our hands-on approach to organising successful events guarantees personal attention to detail!

Available room set ups

U shape

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Royce Suite 30 15 16 15 20
Rylands Suite 50 25 20 30 50
Dalton Suite 12 15 0 12 12
Gallery 100 75 40 50 120
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 563 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 134
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Great foods excellent service

04/02/2016 Lisa C,

When there for a meal with my friends,very nice and cosy atmosphere. The chef recommend us to try the Sea Bass, I not a lover of fish, but decided to give it a try, it was so tasty. Service was exce... more


New Year event, nice time had by all.

03/02/2016 davidtgordon, Romiley, UK

Stayed here for the New Years Party night, great food, however a little let down by the quality of the entertainment, had been better in previous years. Rooms were as you would expect, comfy and well ... more

Owner Response
John K, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Willowbank Hotel, responded to this review
Dear David Thank you for your comments following on from the New Years Eve party you attended. Your points have been noted and we will be looking at alternative entertainment next year as we have had a few comments regarding the standard of entertainment. Look forward in seeing you next New Year. Kind regards Damon Yoxall General Manager

Willow Bank

03/02/2016 Tracey G, Longford, Ireland

Stayed here for three nights and enjoyed the hotel.The staff were great and went out of their way to help.The room was great and very comfortable.The only downside of the visit i found were the breakf... more

Owner Response
John K, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Willowbank Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel. It’s nice to see you enjoyed the service from the staff in the hotel, I will pass on your comments we really do have a great team here. Regarding the breakfast we are changing our sausage suppliers as we have had a few comments regarding the standard. It’s always good to receive feedback so we can improve. Kind regards Damon Yoxall General Manager


01/02/2016 841brenda, Keelby, United Kingdom

Excellent hotel in a excellent place. The staff are friendly, the double room was lovely, with a lovely London touch. The power shower was ace. The rooms were spotless. The hotel as loads of bus stops... more

Owner Response
John K, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Willowbank Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Guest Wow, what a great review! It’s always nice to receive such great comments especially about the great team we have in the hotel. I will ensure your thoughts are passed onto the staff. Kind regards Damon Yoxall General Manager

A Nice Surprise

30/01/2016 Mark L, Northampton, United Kingdom

Set in the University area of Manchester, I was not sure what to expect at this hotel but was pleasantly surprised. Great service, smashing food in reasonable size portions (not too large!), very frie... more

Owner Response
John K, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Willowbank Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Guest Thank you for your comments following on from your trip to Manchester. Its great to see you enjoyed your stay and that you were pleasantly surprised, I will pass on your thanks to the kitchen team who will be delighted you thought the food to be "smashing". Kind regards Damon Yoxall General Manager