InterContinental Hotels Group has expanded its
rapidly growing Hotel Indigo, brand to Manchester, England.
The Hotel Indigo Manchester – Victoria Station is
to Exchange Square, one of the city’s most popular shopping districts.
features 187 rooms, with design inspired by
Manchester’s rich and colourful history.
The exterior of the hotel
is a beautifully restored Grade II listed building, featuring an
eye-catching contemporary tower, providing views of the
The hotel’s three room designs combine
Manchester’s industrial past with modern luxury and style. Raw
materials feature throughout the hotel, such as bare brick walls
in the reception, complemented by iron pulleys and rope connecting
to lights which have bespoke weaved baskets as shades.
bedrooms pay homage to Manchester’s cotton mill heritage by using
rich, raw cotton on the bed, contrasting with green velvet, which
gives the rooms an added sense of luxury. Drawing from
Manchester’s literary and printing past, features also include
lamps with books as stands and artwork in the form of metal
lettering on the walls along with china pattern motifs which
reference Manchester’s love of tea.
The hotel will feature a
restaurant and bar, Mamucium, headed by award-winning Mancunian
chef Andrew Green. Named after the Roman fort that was the
birthplace of modern Manchester, the 120-seat restaurant will
serve a menu of classic, locally sourced food, topped off with a
Northern spin. The venue’s centrepiece will be a stunning,
silestone and brass bar area. There will also be a cosy café, M
Café, within the restored building.
James McDevitt, General Manager, Hotel Indigo Manchester – Victoria Station,
said, “We are truly proud to launch Hotel Indigo Manchester
– Victoria Station. The hotel is situated in a prime location for
those visiting Manchester and who wish to see and appreciate the
city’s artistic side. Working with local designers, the interiors
reflect the creative personality of the area, whilst reinforcing
this first-class hotel we have created.”
There are currently 27 Hotel Indigo properties
in Europe with another 17 due to open in the next 3-5 years.