The Alan

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Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
32-inch LCD TV with digital channels, tablet, smart speakers

Overview of The Alan

The Alan

4.0 star property

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
  • Contactless check-out
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18 Princess Street, Manchester, England, M1 4LG

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationThe Gay Village3 min walk
  • Popular LocationPiccadilly Gardens6 min walk
  • Popular LocationAO Arena16 min walk
  • AirportManchester (MAN)23 min drive

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About this area

Manchester

Near a metro station, The Alan is in Manchester City Centre, a neighbourhood in Manchester with great shopping. Salford Quays and The Gay Village are cultural highlights, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Canal Street and Deansgate. Museum of Science and Industry and MediaCityUK are not to be missed. Practise your golf swing on a nearby course, or enjoy other activities in the great outdoors, such as skydiving in the area.

What's nearby

  • The Gay Village - 3 min walk
  • St. Peter's Square - 3 min walk
  • Albert Square - 4 min walk
  • Piccadilly Gardens - 6 min walk
  • AO Arena - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • St Peters Square Station - 2 min walk
  • Manchester Oxford Road Station - 7 min walk
  • Manchester Airport (MAN) - 23 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Waterhouse - 2 min walk
  • Chill#96 - 2 min walk
  • Tops Buffet - 3 min walk
  • The Bank - 3 min walk
  • Yuzu - 3 min walk

About this property

The Alan

4-star Manchester hotel in Manchester City Centre, walk to Canal Street
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and concierge services are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk are on-site. All 140 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and tablet computers. For a bit of entertainment, LCD TVs come with digital channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like sitting areas and fridges.
The Alan offers 140 accommodations with tablet computers and a safe. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas and includes desks. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, designer toiletries and hairdryers.

This Manchester hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. 32-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels and smart speakers. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Off-site parking within 525 ft (GBP 27 per day); discounts available

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–11:00 AM: GBP 4-15 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Bulgarian
  • Czech
  • English
  • German
  • Greek
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Slovak
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Conference space (278.6 square feet)
  • Coworking spaces

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Portable shower seat
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Communal living room
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Digital channels
  • Tablet computer
  • Smart speaker

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Fridge

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Safe
  • Separate sitting area
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express checkout

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

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 30.0 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 4 and GBP 15 per person (approximately)
  • Nearby parking fee: GBP 27 per day (525 ft away)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 30.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
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 credit cards, debit cards and mobile payments; cash is not accepted
Mobile payment options include: Google Pay, Apple Pay and PayPal
This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Alcohol is not permitted at this property

Property is also known as

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

Overall score and ratings

4.1

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 26 out of 43 reviews
5 - Excellent 60%
Rating 4 - Good. 6 out of 43 reviews
4 - Good 14%
Rating 3 - Okay. 5 out of 43 reviews
3 - Okay 12%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 43 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 43 reviews
1 - Terrible 9%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.0/5

Eco-friendliness

1/5 Terrible

Business traveller
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Power went off in the room, no maintenance staff on site in the evening to resolve.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We loved the decor and how friendly and helpful the staff were
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Modern interior excellent location central to everything large room with two double beds helpful friendly staff quiet considering the location great value for money would stay again
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022

1/5 Terrible

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2022

3/5 Okay

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Lovely hotel but let down by room
Entrance and reception areas lovely but the room I stayed in was nowhere near this standard. Room was dated and bathroom in need of some TLC which I was surprised at given the reviews I had read and initial impressions. Staff very friendly though.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2022