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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.

Sat nav users: type M14 6AF

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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 567 traveller reviews
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Handy for student land!

08/02/2016 Michael H, Chippenham, United Kingdom

This hotel is really handy if you're visiting student kids in Fallowfield (and don't want to or can't stay with them). It's easy to get to and is only a couple of miles from the M56, which pretty much... more



07/02/2016 Dallas B,

The public areas of this hotel are lovely, well decorated and modern. We had a warm welcome. The breakfast was really good, good choice of food freshly cooked and good tasting produce. Location is ok... more


Family trip

07/02/2016 MHGPotton, Potton

Stayed for 1 night (sat) for a local family party.Room was average size but very comfortable. All freeview channels on TV if req, free wifi throughout. Hotel seemed full but wasn't noisy at night. Exc... more

Owner Response
John K, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Willowbank Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Guest Thank you for your comments regarding your family trip to Manchester. It’s great to see you enjoyed your stay especially or Excellent Breakfast! We hope to see you back at the hotel soon. Kind regards Damon Yoxall General Manager

One night stay

07/02/2016 cygnetpilot, Warrington, United Kingdom

Stayed with some friends as part of a deal as we were dining nearby. Arrived late afternoon and checkin was efficient, friendly and speedy. The chocolate brownies on the desk were a lovely welcome tou... 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 stay at the hotel. It’s nice to see you enjoyed your stay with us especially the Chocolate Brownies on reception, we look to surprise and delight! Look forward in welcoming you back to the hotel in the future. Kind regards Damon Yoxall General Manager

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

Owner Response
John K, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Willowbank Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Guest Thank you for your recent review of the Hotel Restaurant. It’s great to see you enjoyed your experience. I will pass on your thanks to the kitchen team and Josh. Kind regards Damon Yoxall General Manager