Dakota Manchester: FAQs
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Dakota Manchester: FAQs

Everything you need to know before your stay in Manchester.

Welcome to Dakota Hotels Manchester! Whether you’re visiting Manchester to enjoy electric performances from your favourite artist at the AO Arena, or cheering on your football team from the stands in the Etihad stadium – We’re delighted to provide you with some helpful tips and information to make your stay with us even more memorable. We sat down with the concierge team to give our guests the exclusive insider information you need to ensure each, and every stay runs smoothly.

What time is check in, and check out?

Our check-in time is at 3pm, allowing you to settle in and make the most of your day, before sitting down and dining with us for your evening meal in the Grill. When it’s time to bid farewell, our check-out is at 11am the following morning, don’t forget to book your breakfast with us to start your day off the right way. If you require a late check-out, simply speak with your helpful team on reception, who will be more than happy to assist you.

Does Dakota Manchester have a gym?

Located just a three-minute walk from the hotel, guests have the convenience of enjoying a complimentary gym pass for Pure Gym. Meaning you won’t have to miss out on your workout routine, unless you choose to. Just approach one of our team members upon arrival, and they will provide you with all the necessary details.

How can I contact Dakota Manchester?

We absolutely love hearing from our guests! To ensure your query is addressed promptly, we recommend reaching out to the hotel directly. You can reach Dakota Manchester by calling us on 0161 674 9180, where our friendly team will be ready to assist you. If you prefer, you can send an email with your request, please keep in mind that it may take 24-48 hours for a response to email enquiries. You can find all our contact details here.

Is there parking available at Dakota Manchester?

Convenience is our priority, we are pleased of offer our guests an exclusive valet experience, which can be added to your booking for a small charge. We recommend booking this service in advance due to its popularity, please contact the hotel directly prior to your arrival to pre-book your space. Alternatively, there are numerous public car parking options available within walking distance to the hotel. Please note that these are not monitored by the hotel concierge, and Dakota cannot accept responsibility for vehicles parked in third-party facilities.

Is there anywhere to store my luggage?

We understand the importance of traveling light. Therefore, we are more than happy to store your luggage securely before or after check-out. Rest assured that your belongings will be safe, allowing you to fully enjoy your stay with us, without the burden of carrying around your bags.

Do you accept walk-ins at Manchester bar and grill?

We warmly welcome walk-in guests, provided we have availability. However, due to the popularity of our restaurants, we tend to fill up quickly. To avoid disappointment, we strongly recommend pre-booking your table for drinks or dining with us. Booking is easy and convenient through our website; simply follow the link here.

What dietary requirements do you cater for?

We have a great variety of menu options available for you to enjoy – to discuss any specific dietary requirements, we strongly recommend contacting the food and beverage team prior to your visit, who can assist with any queries. You can reach the food and beverage team directly at grill@mcr.dakotahotels.co.uk, or alternatively call the hotel on 0161 674 9180.

Is there a dress code for Dakota?

At Dakota Hotels, we prioritise your comfort during your stay. While we don’t have a strict dress code, we kindly ask our guests to refrain from wearing sports shirts/colours or sport trainers.

Until we meet again…

We hope these tips have been helpful and we cannot wait to warmly welcome you to Dakota Manchester. Before you leave, take a look at some of the advice from our previous guests on how you can make the most out of your Dakota stay:

“Upgrade your room to the king suite if you can! Stunning room and bathroom!” – Daniel R, May 2023

“If you’re stuck for information, don’t be afraid to get in contact with staff. Super helpful!” – Burchell D, Jul 2023

“Definitely recommend the breakfast so make sure you pre book it.” – Tracey K, Dec 2022

If you have any further questions or need assistance, don’t hesitate to reach out. We’re here to make your stay at Dakota Manchester a memorable one! Don’t forget to leave us a review after your stay, your feedback is so important to us, and we are always looking for ways we can improve.