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Waterside Hotel & Leisure Club

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Room & Suite (30)
Dining (8)
Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Set in 8 acres of landscaped gardens on the banks of the River Mersey, The Waterside Hotel is just 10 minutes from Manchester Airport. There is a restaurant, leisure centre and free Wi-Fi.The comfortable rooms at Waterside each have a private bathroom, tea and coffee facilities and a flat-screen TV with Freeview. There is also free parking and a 24-hour front desk. Guests have use of the newly refurbished Leisure Club, which features a 25-metre swimming pool, hot tubs, saunas, steam rooms and a gym.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
River View


Full view
56Somewhat walkable
Grade: 56 out of 100
18Restaurantswithin 1 km
6Attractionswithin 1 km
43Room tips
Traveller rating
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  • 61
  • 35
  • 17
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Time of year
Traveller type
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
This is a great place to come for a workout, a swim, or to stay. I stayed for three nights for business and it was perfect. The staff are super friendly and helpful. The whole place feels youthful, energetic, friendly and positive. Rachel and Red on the front desk were
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Very clean nice and tidy hotel. Staff are very helpful and friendly. Great atmosphere clean weather with the river next to the hotel. Swimming pool is great very clean. Car park is a bit difficult to find parking space but it wont affect the hotel is great
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Room compact but contained everything that we needed and was comfortable Certainly no room for a barn dance Hotel staff very friendly and extremely helpful. Breakfast excellent and cooked to order which was most appreciated Leisure and gym facilities excellent If you don’t want
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Had our Daughters 16th Party, excellent service and the party was a complete success. the staff were very helpful and the managers did everything he could to make it a hassle free night and everything ran smoothly. My parents stayed over in the hotel and said it was very
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Response from JamesW8217, Manager at Waterside Hotel & Leisure Club
Responded 3 weeks ago
Good morning, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. It was an absolute pleasure to have hosted your daughters birthday, we really hope she had a magical day! I'm glad your parents were comfortable as well, We hope they return to the Waterside Hotel and Leisure club on their next visit. We look forward to seeing you all again in the near future. Kind regards James
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Me and my boyfriend have been here twice now and it’s the best hotel, we couldn’t recommend it enough! Both times we’ve visited we’ve had an amazing time! The staff are so friendly and helpful especially RED the gentleman at the main desk!!! Very clean and tidy, facilities are
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Response from JamesW8217, Manager at Waterside Hotel & Leisure Club
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your stay at the Waterside Hotel and Leisure Club I have passed on your lovely comments to all the team and Red. We can't wait to see you again soon!
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'Standard double bed
Bathroom Room 304
Room 304 - Quite Small
Room 304 Bathroom - So small door won't fully open.
hi the drinks was about the same as the hotels everywhere the staff are very lovely and helpful hope this is ok enjoy Christmas there
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Is there a safe in rooms and is it big enough for laptop?
Hi, Unfortunately there are no safes in the room, I would also suggest that if you would like we can keep your laptop at the reception desk safe for you. All our small double rooms do not have desks but the majority of them do, if you require a desk just give us a call and we can allocate a room with a desk for you.
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How many miles to The Etihad is the hotel please?
Distance not a problem when you use the metro as we did
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As others have mentioned the Waterside Hotel and leisure club is ideally located for public transport. Approximately 10 minutes away is the East Didsbury tram stop which will take you to Trafford bar, from there it is about a fifteen minute walk to Old Trafford. What is great about this is that if you are attending a football match you will get to experience the build up and excitement of walking down sir Matt Busby way with like minded football fans. At check in we can provide you with a small map which will give you further details.
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Hi,can you tell me what time I can check in?
Hello Check in is from 14:00 however if you ring one of my team on reception they maybe able to arrange earlier. Hope this helps Kyle S
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"Business travellers should ask for a room with a desk."
"I'd recommend upgrading to a superior double if you want a bigger room and bed"
"Accessible rooms at the front and noisy as always."
"Pick a room in another hotel"
"1st floor room -excellent! gorgeous bath, huge bed!"
US$77 - US$153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomEnglandManchester
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