The Area: The hotel is located in Manchester‘s most exiting neighbourhood, the thriving Northern Quarter with its indie boutiques, bars and galleries. Piccadilly station and the business district is a 5-minute walk, while it is a 10-minute walk to the Manchester arena, and 15 minutes to Spinningfields.
The DNA: The Cow Hollow is an indie boutique hotel set in a handsomely restored, turn-of-the-century textile red-brick warehouse. Interiors feature high ceilings, exposed oak beams, Carrara marble fireplaces, walnut sash windows, antique mercury mirrors, bronze chandeliers, a fake palm tree in the reception area and oil paintings on the walls. A complimentary continental breakfast bag is provided, including a granola and berry coulis yogurt pot, juice, fruit, and croissant brought to your room. Tea and barista coffee are available for self-service 24/7 in the Aviary Café. The hotel’s cocktail bar has fixed prices for cocktails, wine, beer and spirits. A pre-dinner, complimentary “prosecco, snacks & antipasti” trays also make an appearance each evening.
Suite-Me-Up: The bedrooms nod to the building’s Victorian heritage while showcasing work by Mancunian artists and come with Smart TVs with free Netflix access, king-size Hypnos beds, 400-thread count sheets, rainfall showers and even a hair styling kit.
✅ free Wi-Fi • size matters: 16 rooms (13-20m2) (140-215 sq ft) • hotel opened: January 2018 • bathroom amenities: REN • 24-hour front desk • no pets allowed • no parking available