Kimpton Clocktower Hotel Opens in Manchester City
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants has embraced the spirit of Manchester with the opening of Kimpton Clocktower Hotel in Manchester city’s iconic Clock Tower building. Kimpton Clocktower Hotel is magnificent terracotta Grade II listed building with a history dating back to 1890, when it first opened as The Refuge Assurance Company headquarters. An unrivalled stay experience
All 270 loft-style bedrooms, including 11 suites, were designed to make the most of the stunning, double and triple-height ceilings.
Each guest room borrows design inspiration from the spirited and renowned Manchester party and music scene, with vibrant, bespoke textiles which incorporate the iconic Manchester worker bee and bold contemporary graphic prints adorning the walls. Hotel guests will enjoy Kimpton’s signature perks such as in-room yoga mats and the ‘Forgot It? We’ve Got It!’ service offering important guest essentials.
Complimentary tuck boxes of treats in all rooms, as well as fresh milk and mineral water in the fridge enrich the in-room experience.
Guests can also expect the brand’s industry-leading pet-friendly amenities and service that’s personal, unscripted and meaningful, fuelled by a hotel team who is committed to delight in surprising ways.
A 10-minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly Station, Kimpton Clocktower Hotel is in the heart of the city, opposite Oxford Road Station. For those looking to explore Manchester on two wheels, Kimpton-branded bikes are available for hire free-of-charge. Restaurants & Bars At the heart of Kimpton Clocktower Hotel is The Winter Garden, a space full of natural light, where guests can sit back and relax for a drink or a meal, whatever the time of day or night.
Destination bar and restaurant, The Refuge by Volta, serves globally inspired small plates, craft beers and cocktails curated by the award-winning team from Volta, and has a uniquely curated programme of events.
Those wanting to make human connections can meet fellow visitors across socially distanced tables at the nightly Kimpton Social Hour to bond over hosted drinks from 5-6pm. The hotel also offers 17 meeting rooms, featuring charming Edwardian detailing alongside the latest technology, with capacity from 4 to 1,000 (as current meeting and event restrictions allow) with the hotel boasting the largest hotel ballroom in the northwest of England.
Kimpton Clocktower Hotel is the brand’s fourth hotel to open in the UK. It joins Kimpton Fitzroy Hotel in London, Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel in Glasgow, and Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel in Edinburgh.
Kimpton Clocktower Hotel brings the brand’s cosmopolitan style, irreverent culture and heartfelt service style to Manchester. There are currently 72 Kimpton hotels open worldwide with a further 34 in the pipeline to open in the next 3-5 years. Kimpton Clocktower Hotel closely follows the opening of Kimpton Vividora Hotel which opened its doors in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona this Summer.