Novotel Manchester West

The Novotel Manchester West offers comfortable 3 star accommodation located in Worsley a few miles from Manchester & local attractions.


Worsley Brow
M28 2YA
Tel: +44 (0)161 799 3535

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The hotel offers a good standard of accommodation and facilities at reasonable rates. The contemporary hotel is located in the village of Worsley and offers an interesting alternative to staying in Manchester city centre. The tranquil countryside location makes for a peaceful stay whilst offering quick access to Manchester and the surrounding areas.

Local transport links in the area include Walkden train station located 1.4 miles away, there are regular services to Manchester Victoria station where there are services Lancashire and the surrounding areas. Manchester Victoria station also has a Metrolink Tram station with connections to the main Manchester Piccadilly station for services to Manchester Airport and London. There is access to local bus and major roads.

The Manchester Metrolink Tram station Eccles is located approx 3 miles away and offers good access to Manchester city centre, Sale and the Trafford Centre.

Visitors can expect a warm welcome and good levels of service at the hotel. The hotel is located in the historic village of Worsley to the east of Manchester city centre where visitors can find easy access to local amenities. Manchester offers visitors with a choice of shops, cafes, pubs, restaurants and entertainment venues. The closest train stations are located at Walkden, Patricroft and Moorside.


There are a total of 119 en-suite guest bedrooms at the hotel; the rooms offer a good standard of accommodation. The majority of rooms are non-smoking and there are rooms with disabled access available.

Room facilities includes television with satellite channels, telephone, radio, alarm clock, toiletries, hairdryer, iron and ironing facilities, work desk, seating area and tea and coffee making amenities. There is room service available.

Wi-Fi internet access is available in rooms and public areas (chargeable). There are free on site car parking facilities for hotel guests.

The hotel has a range of facilities suitable for business meetings, events and conferences with well equipped meeting rooms and venues. There is capacity for up to 220 delegates. There are facilities for private functions, celebrations and weddings with a range of packages available.

Leisure facilities include a fitness centre and outdoor heated swimming pool. There is a children’s play area along with scenic gardens.


Guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast each morning with a choice of hot and cold items including eggs, sausages, beans, breads, preserves, cereals, yogurts, fruits, juices and a choice of hot and cold drinks.

The Elements restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with an international menu including a choice of meat, fish and vegetable dishes. The restaurant uses fresh, local produce to create a range of dishes to suit most tastes. There is also a tempting dessert menu and guests can choose from the wine list for the perfect accompaniment to their meal. The restaurant enjoys a relaxed atmosphere where diners can enjoy the dining experience.

The Element bar is a place where guests can go to relax and unwind; there are a variety of drinks available here including soft drinks, beers, wines and spirits. There is a bar menu offering a choice of light bites, snacks and meals. The bar is a great place to catch up with family, friends and colleagues.

Local Attractions

The hotel is well located for exploring a number of Manchester Attractions and local places of interest.

The hotel’s location in Manchester city centre offers visitors a convenient location from which to see the various sights and attractions both in the city of Manchester and in the county of Lancashire. The county offers visitors with an interesting coastline, a rich history and culture and some tranquil English countryside making it an interesting destination for a holiday or short break.

There are a number of local attractions and places of interest located in the area. The village of Worsley includes the historic 19th century St Mark’s Church. Wardley Hall is a 16th century Grade I listed medieval manor house. Worsley Old Hall is a Grade II listed building located close by to the hotel, it now houses a restaurant inside.

Manchester and the city centre attractions are located a short drive 7 miles away. Deansgate Locks are located 7 miles away and are home top a number of popular bar and clubs. The Comedy Store Manchester and Cornerhouse Cinema are located within 7 miles of the hotel.

The Museum of Science and Industry is located 6.5 miles away; the museum is housed inside five historic listed buildings. The museum has a number of galleries, collections and exhibitions outlining the significant contribution Manchester has made to the areas of science, industry and technology. Visitors can explore a number of exhibitions relating to aircrafts, locomotives and computing.

Manchester Art Gallery is located in the city centre; inside the gallery houses the civic art collection of Manchester and has a number of impressive collections of international importance. The collection consists of art and decorative art works; the gallery has art works covering all periods and has a diverse, changing programme of exhibitions. There are workshops, activities and tours available.

Shopping facilities include the Manchester Arndale Shopping Centre located 15 minutes drive away; there are over 240 stores offers shoppers with plenty of choice and includes famous high street names and a choice of cafes, bars and restaurants. The Printworks is an entertainment complex located close by to the Arndale Centre, facilities here include a variety of bars, clubs, restaurants and gym. There is a multiplex Odeon cinema that includes an IMAX screen.

The impressive Manchester Cathedral is located approx 7 miles away; the historic 15th century building is renowned for its stunning architecture, stained glass and carvings. There are tours available and many walking tours of the city include a visit to the cathedral.

The Northern Quarter is located 7.5 miles away; here visitors can see a range of fashionable, unusual and quirky shops with a choice of bars and restaurants. The area has become well known as the ‘creative quarter’ and is home to many art galleries and fashion designers and offers something a bit different for visitors to experience.

Manchester Chinatown is located in Manchester city centre; here visitors can find a range of Chinese and Oriental restaurants, shops, supermarkets and amenities.

Salford Quays is located just over 6 miles away from the hotel; it has undergone an extensive re-development and offers a range of options for both leisure and entertainment. Fans of water sports can try the Salford Watersports Centre where you can row, canoe, sail and windsurf. There are theatres such as the Lowry that has a full programme of drama, opera, comedy, ballet, dance, musicals, shows for children and gallery spaces. Shoppers have the Lowry Outlet Mall where top designer brands are on offer at discounted prices. There is also a cinema, making for a great day out.

The Imperial War Museum is located 5.5 miles from the hotel, the museum showcases how lives have been affected by various conflict. There are a number of exhibitions and displays and a number of tours, talks and presentations are available.

Whilst the city of Manchester is no longer officially regarded as part of Lancashire, it is part of the Greater Manchester metropolitan borough; it is the main centre in the region. Manchester is the third largest city in the England and has gained a fine reputation in the fields of the arts and culture in addition to its reputation in music and sport.

The city has become a popular holiday and short breaks destination for both overseas visitors and visitors from within the UK attracted by the shopping facilities, arts and culture venues, entertainment venues and famous sporting teams including Manchester United and Manchester City. The hotel is located 6.5 miles from Old Trafford stadium and 9 miles from the City of Manchester stadium.

The Trafford Centre is a large shopping and entertainment complex popular with visitors from near and far. It is located approx 3.5 miles from the hotel, here visitors can find over 280 stores including many famous high street names. The large food court offers a range of eateries including cafes and restaurants; entertainment facilities include the multiplex Odeon cinema.

Lancashire is a county that offers a range of attractions for visitors. From towns and cities that played a prominent role during the industrial revolution that have a wealth of history and heritage to seaside resorts to the tranquil English countryside, the county has a varied landscape.

The seaside resort of Blackpool is located 46 miles to the north and is well known for its pleasure beach, exciting rides and roller coasters and entertainment facilities. Blackpool Zoo is located in 32 acres of parkland and lakes and contains many species of animals for all over the world. The Sea Life Centre is located on Blackpool’s golden mile and has a large collection of sea life including 50 displays. Visitors can view the main attraction, the Ocean tank to see a variety of tropical sea life including sharks and reef fish.

The mill towns of Blackburn and Burnley were once at the centre of the textile industry that played an important role in Lancashire's history. The Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery outlines the long history of the textile industry and its wide ranging effect on all aspects of Lancashire life. The museum is housed in a beautiful building in the town centre and features a number of fascinating exhibitions including the history of Blackburn, the Egyptian Mummy and Fine and Decorative Art among others.

Lancaster Castle, located in Lancaster is a historic Norman castle that dates back to the 11th century; the castle has been altered and subsequently rebuilt over the years. The castle has been a prison for many years and has an interesting history, it was attacked by Robert the Bruce in 1322, but later impressively rebuilt by John of Gaunt. Visitors can look out for the Gateway Tower, that is considered to be among the finest in England, and the site is regarded as has great historical and archaeological importance.

The Lancaster Priory & Parish Church is centrally located in the town and boasts a long history and tradition that dates from the 11th century. Located approx 52 miles from the hotel, the site has been used as a place of worship since 630 A.D. and possibly even earlier. The church is situated next to Lancaster Castle; the church is on a hill overlooking the city. Inside the interior is on the whole medieval and includes some traces of a Saxon church, including a Saxon doorway with Anglican cross fragments, 14th century choir stalls and tapestries.

Martin Mere Lake located 32 miles away is a favourite among nature enthusiasts. The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust offers visitors a chance to explore the county's flora and fauna close-up, the trust is a world authority in the protection of geese, swans, ducks and flamingos and the their habitats in the wetlands. The RSPB Discovery Centre is located at Fairhaven Lake in Lytham St Anns; the centre examines the large number of migratory birds that make the Ribble Estuary their home each year.

Leighton Hall is located 58 miles away in Camforth; it is an impressive historic house and is home to the Gillow family, who are known for their skills in making furniture. Visitors can explore the scenic gardens, gothic towers and witness the trained birds of prey. The house is usually open to the public from May until September each year. Unusually Leighton Hall does not have areas the public cannot go; visitors can sit on the historic chairs. The knowledgeable guides are on hand to help explain more about the history of the family and their habits.

In total the estate is in excess of 1,500 acres, there are landscaped parkland and a number of scenic woodland walks where you can appreciate the tranquillity of the countryside. There is a walled garden that dates back to the 19th century known for its rose covered walls, flowers and herb patch.

Rufford Old Hall is located close to Ormskirk approx 30 miles from the hotel. The historic building dates back to the 16th century and is regarded as among the finest buildings in Lancashire. The highlight is the Great Hall offering a wonderful spectacle and features a dramatic hammer-beam roof. There is evidence to suggest that Shakespeare performed in this hall, the house has a number of fine collections including oak furniture from the 16th and 17th centuries, arms and tapestries.

The grounds are in a styled with Victorian influences and feature orchard, topiary, sculpture and include a scenic woodland and canal walk. The Tudor building belonged to the Hesketh family for over 4 centuries and it is now managed by the National Trust.

The National Football Museum is located in Preston approx 29 miles away and contains one of the world's greatest football collections. The museum is spilt in to two halves, the first deals with a fascinating journey through the history of football. The second half is an exhibition that examines different facets within the football world. There are a range of interactive experiences visitors can take part in, the museum makes for a fascinating visit for football enthusiasts and the Goal striker experience lets you take part in an interactive penalty shooting contest. There is a hall of fame exhibition for the greats of the game over time.

The Leeds & Liverpool Canal is regarded as among the very best in the UK and is known for its stunning Pennine views and the interesting architecture of mills, warehouses and cottages on the canal side. The Lancaster Canal is among the most scenic canals in the UK, the waterway offers some inspiring views of the Silverdale coast, Forest of Bowland and the scenic countryside. The canal is 41 miles in length from Preston to Tewitfield. Both canals offer visitors with some splendid scenery, natural landscapes and a great relaxing way to see many of Lancashire attractions.


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Transport Links

Closest Train Stations:

Walkden: 1.4 Miles

Patricroft: 2.2 Miles

Moorside: 2.3 Miles

Closest Airports:
The closest airport is Manchester Airport located 13 miles away by road via the M60 and M56. Liverpool Airport is located 29 miles away via the M602, M62 and A5300.

Manchester Airport: 13 Miles

Liverpool Airport: 29 Miles

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