The Lowry Hotel, Greater Manchester
50 Dearmans Place, Chapel Wharf, Salford, Manchester
Part of the exclusive Rocco Forte Collection the five star Lowry Hotel offers 165 bedrooms, six suites and the Charles Forte Presidential Suite and is located in the heart of Manchester. The hotel is strikingly contemporary with lots of funky artworks displayed within, whilst also relishing in its status as a family friendly hotel. Children can expect to receive them same high standards of treatment as their parents.
The Lowry has modern, spacious family rooms and suites or interconnecting rooms. Bedrooms are contemporary in décor with floor to ceiling windows, walk-in wardrobes, king sized beds and colourful chaise lounge. Take advantage of the "Unforgettable Family Affair" package which offers a cot or extra bed in your room or a complimentary adjoining double room for two children. Breakfast can be taken in your room or the restaurant. Children under 3 eat free and children under 12 receive a 50 percent reduction on meals.
Child Friendly Facilities
As a family friendly hotel the Lowry realise that little ones are thrilled when they receive special attention. With this in mind children have their own welcome desk on arrival where they receive a colourful bag full of goodies to enjoy. PSP games and DVDs are available to borrow, and older children get a complimentary internet access card. There are bath time and bedtime accessories for the kids together with themed children's bed linen. The hotel is willing to help arrange a babysitter if needed, either to take advantage of being in a city with a vibrant nightlife, a show at one of the numerous theatres or even a romantic meal in the hotels restaurant without the kids in tow. There are cots and highchairs if required and a nice touch is the welcome gifts for babies left in the cot.
Pampering for Parents
The luxurious Lowry Spa, has six large treatment rooms and separate relaxation lounges. You also have complimentary use of the fitness suite and saunas.
Family Friendly Restaurant
Five Star Kids at The River Bar and Restaurant. The Lowry Hotel focuses on delivering good food in a great atmosphere and is one of the leading dining destinations in the area. The little ones at the River Bar and Restaurant aren't forgotten and have a special menu just for them at a price you cannot beat. For all children under 10 they are offered complimentary meals when dining with an adult. For all children under sixteen they can choose off a set menu and the options are a two courses for £7.00 and three courses for £10.00. This offer is only available when 1 adult per child dines from the a la carte menu and cannot be used in conjunction with the Sunday Lunch Menu.
Things to do with kids in Manchester
Families are spoilt for choice with ideas for activities to amuse the children. There are many fabulous museums where kids will have fun whilst learning - The award-winning Imperial War Museum North is located at The Quays, the whole family has fun at The Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester, Urbis is an exhibition centre of city life, Manchester Art Gallery Mosley Street has a range of hands-on activities where there's something for children of all ages, The Manchester Museum at the University of Manchester houses numerous artifacts from Ancient Egyptians to the animals of the Amazon. Legoland Discovery Centre based at the Trafford centre is the latest family attraction to open in Manchester. Construct Lego buildings and vehicles, ride on laser chariots, visit the local area in Lego Miniland, experience the amazing 4D LEGO cinema and discover the power of your own imagination. Manchester Chill Factore is active fun for all the family, whether skiing, snowboarding, or enjoying the other snow activities available.
A stay in the Lowry Hotel is one of sheer opulence - where luxury and comfort go hand in hand without being ostentatious. A fantastic hotel for families wanting a city break in style where you can expect to be well looked after.