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Dakota Manchester to open with finest suite in the city on the 18th May 2019

Dakota Manchester will bring a touch of Mayfair to Manchester when it officially opens on 18th May 2019, bringing with it the largest suite in Manchester, a Champagne Room and Cigar Garden.

Situated on Ducie Street close to Piccadilly Station, Dakota Manchester will transform the city’s skyline, offering a first class service complete with atmospheric spaces, luxurious finishing touches and waterside views. Dakota Manchester will house 137 luxury bedrooms, boasting 20 luxury suites – the most in Manchester. Setting a new level of service, Dakota Manchester focuses on providing an outstanding experience for guests.

With modern craftsmanship expressed through every detail, the rooms at Dakota Manchester have been created by acclaimed interior designer Amanda Rosa, combining both luxury and style. All bedrooms come complete with an ensuite bathroom, featuring a rainfall shower and bespoke toiletries. In-room features also include a smart TV with full Sky package, complimentary high-speed WI-FI and air conditioning.

Classic Rooms, with double or king-sized beds, see plush furnishings and powerful rainfall showers. The Garden King rooms, situated on the first floor, offer a unique experience complete with a private garden terrace, chic furnishings and ensuite bath with separate rainfall shower. There are two Junior Suites, boasting an 8th floor balcony, king size bed and ensuite bath with separate shower.

The Signature Suites provide opulent open living space featuring a super king size bed and a spacious double ‘walk through’ ensuite with roll top bath and separate rainfall shower. The Executive Suites are a step-up from the Signature Suite with dual-aspect, waterside views.

For ultimate luxury, the Deluxe Suites offer supreme comfort on the hotel’s top floor, a real home-away-from-home with open living space, dedicated seating area, plush bedroom with Emperor size bed, walk-in-wardrobe, ensuite bathroom featuring secrecy glass, roll top bath and separate rainfall shower.

Set to be the glistening jewel in Manchester’s crown, the penthouse suite, known as the Grand Deluxe Suite, will be the largest and grandest suite in the city. Offering the ultimate Dakota experience, the Grand Deluxe Suite is positioned on the top floor of the hotel. This standout suite offers both indoor and outdoor space; with a dedicated lounge, dining area, opulent bedrooms, walk-in wardrobe, modern fire place, ensuite bathrooms with steam showers and a sunken bath. Finished off with a private 8th floor external terrace, with far-reaching views across the city.

At the heart of Dakota Manchester sits The Dakota Grill, a vibrant neighbourhood brasserie, complete with waterside views. The Dakota Grill serves a classically-inspired menu, rich with seasonal ingredients and flavour – set to be a unique social dining experience. The Dakota Grill also offers beautiful private dining areas, available for exclusive use for parties of up to 24.

The hotel’s destination cocktail bar provides a decadent setting with a drinks list combining signature classics with bespoke in-house creations, as well as a carefully curated wine list. Accompanied by the Champagne Room, the first in Manchester, this beautifully designed space is perfect for intimate drinking, as well as exclusive parties for up to 30 guests.

The Cigar Garden is a purpose-built cigar terrace, designed to bring a touch of old-school Mayfair to Manchester. A dedicated outdoor space, warmed by gas fires, it is the ideal spot for cigar aficionados to enjoy a Cuban or two, paired with the finest collection of premium cognac or whisky.

Externally, the waterside terrace also makes for an ideal spot for al fresco drinking and dining, also available for exclusive use for up to 80 guests.

Founder of Dakota Hotels, Ken McCulloch, said: “The most important thing for me is a hotel that makes you feel special, it’s the finer details that make all the difference. I have only the simplest of tastes. I only want the best. It’s all about the simple things done brilliantly. There’s no place like home, but we’re working on it.”

The fifth hotel in the Dakota Hotels Group, a partnership between internationally-renowned hotelier Ken McCulloch and Evans Property Group, Dakota Manchester is a £30m development and the latest addition to the brand’s expanding portfolio. With luxury and elegance in every detail, the creative team is headed by internationally-acclaimed designer, Amanda Rosa.

The name Dakota was inspired by the aircraft, which transformed the face of air travel by making stylish travel and impeccable service available to all. The Dakota brand has applied this ethos to its hotels, providing guests with style, sincere hospitality and service based on timeless, classic values, to deliver an unforgettable experience.


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