Situated right in the heart of the city centre, The Palace Hotel is a recognised landmark of Manchester, thanks to its distinctive 217ft tall clock tower. Once home to the Refuge Assurance Company, this magnificent terracotta grade II listed building has recently undergone a major £7 million refurbishment and investment programme to enable us to offer the ultimate in luxury hotel accommodation, facilities and standards. The hotel stands directly opposite the Palace Theatre and is just a short journey from the Opera House and Bridgewater Hall, home of the famous Halle Orchestra. Close by are many excellent museums and art galleries and the grounds for the city's two premiership football teams. All 257 of the hotel's en-suite bedrooms have been furnished to an upper four star standard to ensure your comfort is guaranteed. Whether you choose a standard, Ambassador or contemporary room, you can be assured that you will experience one of the most comfortable and memorable bedroom experiences in the country. The Palace Hotel offers unrivalled facilities for meetings, conferences, banqueting and special events with function rooms, equipped to the highest of standards accommodating between 2 and 100 delegates theatre style or 810 people for dinner. The brand new Tempus Bar is the ideal venue to meet new friends or relax whilst having a pre-dinner drink. Easily accessible by road, rail and air, The Palace Hotel is situated directly opposite Oxford Street Station, is within walking distance of Piccadilly Station and is just a short journey from Manchester International Airport.