Marriott International, Inc., today announced it has signed an agreement with Relentless Developments and Salboy Ltd to bring W Hotels to Manchester within the city’s new St Michael’s development. Slated to open Q1 2027, W Manchester, with 162 rooms, will be the brand’s third property in the UK, with sister property, W Edinburgh set to open Q4 2023, bringing bold design, distinctive dining and always-on programming.
Conveniently located in central Manchester, W Manchester will be in walking distance to the city’s iconic Town Hall and Central Library. Forming part of the wider St Michael’s mixed-use development encompassing 180,000sq ft, W Manchester will be surrounded by sustainable work, residential and retail space. The development’s central square with its retail and café culture will a create new public use area as the backdrop for guests of the hotel.
Situated in a prime central location linking the historic quarter with the Spinningfields business district and the city’s retail areas, the hotel is anticipated to feature 162 rooms and suites. Design plans for the property include signature spaces such as the Living Room, WET deck, W Lounge, AWAY Spa and FIT fitness centre. The property is also expected to offer two restaurants and retail space.
The announcement of W Manchester reaffirms the growth of W Hotels in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with new openings planned across the region including Naples, Prague and Ras Al Khainmah. W Manchester will mark the brand’s third property in the UK, following W London and W Edinburgh.
Manchester, United Kingdom