Handed over my credit card details to the hotel then read tripadvisor and regretted being so hasty!
For £55 for a Saturday night in Manchester - booked last minute - it was cheap (Travelodges were coming in at over £90). We were looking for somewhere to lay our heads for a few hours after attending a party.
On arrival, the check in was fine. As everyone has pointed out, the hotel has past its heyday - needs a refurb. The corridors are warm - and have a smell of air-freshener.
The room was the one that some have spoken about - near the squash courts -but unless you want to sleep during the day, it shouldn't be too much of a problem. We had a twin (despite booking a double) and the sheets, room and bathroom were clean enough. The fact that the rooms have seen better days might lead some to think that it's dirtier than it perhaps is. And the net curtains have a marbled effect that could be mistaken for damp.
Breakfast was ok - the food isn't kept warm as it's in plastic containers - but as there was an event on, the food kept coming out and so some of it was very fresh. Selection included cereals, bacon, sausages, egg, beans, black pudding and tomato. Didn't notice any fruit but there were fruit juices.
The staff were very helpful too.
The Lodge is about a £10 taxi ride from the centre of Manchester - give or take a couple of quid. And for £55 for a Saturday night with breakfast, it's functional and fine. Just don't expect luxury or a modern room.
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- Also Known As:
- Fairways Lodge & Leisure Club Hotel Manchester
- Fairways Lodge And Leisure Club
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