Dakota Manchester will bring a touch of Mayfair to Manchester when it officially opens 18th May 2019, bringing with it the largest suite in Manchester, a Champagne Room and Cigar Garden.
Situated on Ducie Street close to Piccadilly Station, Dakota Manchester will transform the city’s skyline, offering first class service complete with atmospheric spaces, luxurious finishing touches and waterside views.
Dakota Manchester will house 137 luxury bedrooms, boasting 20 luxury suites – the most in Manchester. Setting a new level of service, Dakota Manchester focuses on providing an outstanding experience for guests.
With modern craftsmanship expressed through every detail, the rooms and interiors at Dakota Manchester have been meticulously created by acclaimed interior designer, Amanda Rosa, combining both luxury and style. All bedrooms come complete with an en-suite bathroom, featuring a rainfall shower and bespoke toiletries. In-room features also include a smart TV with full Sky package, complimentary high-speed WI-FI and air conditioning.
Classic Rooms, with double or king-sized beds, see plush furnishings and powerful rainfall showers. The Garden King rooms, situated on the first floor, offer a unique experience complete with a private garden terrace, chic furnishings and en-suite bath with separate rainfall shower. There are two Junior Suites, boasting an 8th floor balcony, king size bed and en-suite bath with separate shower.
Set to be the glistening jewel in Manchester’s crown, the penthouse suite known as the Grand Deluxe Suite, will be the largest and grandest suite in the city. Offering the ultimate Dakota experience, the Grand Deluxe Suite is positioned on the top floor of the hotel set across indoor and outdoor space, with a dedicated lounge, dining area, opulent bedrooms, walk-in wardrobe, private 8th floor external terrace with far-reaching views across the city, modern fire place, ensuite bathrooms with steam showers and a sunken bath.
At the heart of Dakota Manchester sits The Dakota Grill, a vibrant neighbourhood brasserie, complete with waterside views. The Dakota Grill will serve a classically-inspired menu, rich with seasonal ingredients and flavour – set to be a unique social dining experience. The Dakota Grill also offers beautiful private dining areas, available for exclusive use for parties of up to 24.
The hotel’s destination cocktail bar provides a decadent setting with a drinks list combining signature classics with bespoke in-house creations, as well as a stand out wine list. Accompanied by the Champagne Room, the first in Manchester, this beautifully designed space is perfect for intimate drinking, as well as exclusive parties for up to 30 guests.
The Cigar Garden is a purpose-built cigar terrace, designed to bring a touch of old-school Mayfair to Manchester. A dedicated outdoor space, warmed by gas fires, it is the ideal spot for cigar aficionados to enjoy a Cuban or two, paired with the finest collection of premium cognac or whisky.
Founder of Dakota Hotels, Ken McCulloch, said: “The most important thing for me is a hotel that makes you feel special, it’s the finer details that make all the difference. I have only the simplest of tastes. I only want the best. It’s all about the simple things done brilliantly. There’s no place like home, but we’re working on it.”
The fifth hotel in the Dakota Hotels Group, a partnership between internationally-renowned hotelier Ken McCulloch and Evans Property Group, Dakota Manchester is a £30m development and the latest addition to the brand’s expanding portfolio. With luxury and elegance in every detail, the creative team is headed by internationally-acclaimed designer, Amanda Rosa.
The name Dakota was inspired by the aircraft, which transformed the face of air travel by making stylish travel and impeccable service available to all. The Dakota brand has applied this ethos to its hotels, providing guests with style, sincere hospitality and service based on timeless, classic values, to deliver an unforgettable experience.
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