Whitworth Locke

Whitworth Locke Civic Quarter | Manchester

Building on the fabric of Manchester.

Building on the fabric of Manchester.

With its stunning communal spaces and spacious, one-of-a-kind apartments, Whitworth Locke is more than just a place to stay – it’s a space to live.

Set in a 19th Century cotton factory, every area – from the beautiful Conservatory Bar to the spacious co-working lounge – celebrates the building’s quirks and features. There’s also a packed calendar of events, pop-ups and fitness classes for you to join in with, if you fancy. And if you’re heading out, you’re just minutes from the city’s best bars, shops and nightlife. Settle in, and see Manchester differently.

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    Set around the stunning conservatory bar, Whitworth Locke’s sleeping, eating and working spaces are yours to explore.

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    Take a look around.

    Set around the stunning conservatory bar, Whitworth Locke’s sleeping, eating and working spaces are yours to explore.

  • Take a look around.

    Take a look around.

    Set around the stunning conservatory bar, Whitworth Locke’s sleeping, eating and working spaces are yours to explore.

  • Take a look around.

    Take a look around.

    Set around the stunning conservatory bar, Whitworth Locke’s sleeping, eating and working spaces are yours to explore.

  • Take a look around.

    Take a look around.

    Set around the stunning conservatory bar, Whitworth Locke’s sleeping, eating and working spaces are yours to explore.

  • Take a look around.

    Take a look around.

    Set around the stunning conservatory bar, Whitworth Locke’s sleeping, eating and working spaces are yours to explore.

Living

Living

Every Whitworth Locke apartment is unique in its layout and design. You’ll also have the run of the building’s communal areas, including the co-working space, meeting rooms and workout studio. Why leave?

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Exploring

Exploring

Going out or staying in? We bring the best of Manchester into our spaces, and provide our guests with lots of local tips. So you can see more of the good stuff (and less of the tourist traps). 

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Love Manchester.

Wake up with a freshly roasted coffee from Foundation Coffee House. Spend the day in the Northern Quarter, with its colourful street art, independent shops and buzzing atmosphere. Before exploring Manchester’s best bars and restaurants after dark – just minutes from our door. 

Opposite the much-loved Canal Street and around an 8-minute walk from Piccadilly Station, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better-located Manchester hotel. What’s more, when you stay at Whitworth Locke, you get all the best bits of a boutique hotel with the space and facilities of a serviced apartment. So you can experience the city, rather than just observe. And live, instead of stay. 

Where to find us.

Whitworth Locke
Civic Quarter | Manchester

74 Princess Street, Manchester, M1 6JD

Reviews

10
Esam Alkazemi Google December 2022

شقق فندقية مميزة في وسط مانشستر، خدمة...

شقق فندقية مميزة في وسط مانشستر، خدمة تنظيف أسبوعية، الشقة اللي سكنتها فيها فراشين منفصلين وحمام كبير، وصالة مجهزة بكنبة وطاولة طعام مع كرسيين وتلفزيون ومطبخ...
Response from Management
Hey Esam, Thank you for your review! I am really glad that you enjoyed your time here, and that you found your studio to be well-equipped and maintained with the cleaning. Lovely to read our team made you feel so welcome here. I will pass the message along to Sanjay too! We hope to see you again soon! Grace
10
Divinity Roxx Google December 2022

We loved our stay! The staff was great...

We loved our stay! The staff was great and the room was clean and well maintained.
Response from Management
Hi Divinity, Aw, thank you for your kind review! I'm so glad our team made you feel welcome here and your apartment was well looked after. I hope to see you again soon! Best wishes Grace
10
Kelly Booking.com December 2022

Great location and really helpful...

Positive: Love the ability to have a kitchen and it being separated from the bed area. Negative: Nothing that would stop us returning again.
9
Santiago Booking.com December 2022

Great location,...

Positive: Great location right in the heart of the city, Super friendly and welcoming staff.
10
Brandon Campbell Google December 2022

Best hotel in Manchester by a mile,...

Best hotel in Manchester by a mile, EVERYTHING is spot on
Response from Management
Hey Brandon, Wow, what a statement! We'll take that!! Thank you so much, we think YOU are spot on too :) Hope to see you again soon, Best wishes Grace

Top FAQs.

No, there isn't any on-site parking at Whitworth Locke. 

The nearest car park is the NCP Palace on Whitworth Street, which is only a few minutes' walk from our front door.


From Manchester Airport: 
You can take a taxi from the airport to Whitworth Locke. This will take around 30 - 40 minutes (depending on traffic) and cost between £20 - £30. 
For a cheaper option, you can also take the train to Manchester Oxford Road or Piccadilly Train Stations. Trains usually run from the airport every 15 minutes and it takes around 15 - 25 minutes depending on which route you take. Single train tickets to the city centre from the airport cost between £3.50 and £5.

From Manchester Piccadilly Station:
Exit the station onto Fairfield Street, next to the station taxi rank. Cross London Road and continue on Fairfield Street.
Fairfield Steet merges with Whitworth Street, continue straight for roughly five minutes, passing Sackville Gardens on the right. Turn right from Whitworth Street to Princess Street. Whitworth Locke is on your immediate left at the corner of Whitworth Street and Princess Street.

 From Manchester Oxford Road:
Exit the station to the station approach, follow the station approach to Whitworth Street West. Turn right, cross Oxford Road and take Whitworth Street down the side of the Palace Theatre. Walk for around 3 minutes, then turn left from Whitworth Street to Princess Street. Whitworth Locke is on your immediate left at the corner of Whitworth Street and Princess Street.
 
From St Peter's Square tram station:

Exit St Peter’s Square at the corner of Mosley Street and Princess Street. Turn right onto Princess St, keeping Manchester Art Gallery on the left. Walk straight for about 5 minutes, crossing Portland Street. Whitworth Locke is on the right at the corner of Whitworth Street and Princess Street.

The Locker is Whitworth Locke's contemporary gym on the lower ground floor, and is available for guests to use during their stay, free of charge. 

Gym equipment includes:

  • Rowing machine
  • Treadmill
  • TRX training system
  • Exercise bike 
  • Free weights

Please use the equipment safely and considerately. You'll also need to sign a disclaimer before using the gym, or else using it will be at your own risk. 

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