Britannia Airport Hotel in Manchester

Britannia Airport Hotel in Manchester
  • Transfers to airport take approx. 20 mins
  • Transfers - A taxi is £15.00 /£17.00 each way
  • Transfers run 24hrs
  • Where stated in the room description, dinner inclusive meals will be 2 courses in the restaurant.
  • Prices from £55.00 per room incl. 1 weeks parking
  • Britannia Airport Hotel in Manchester has been rated 60.9%
    by 44 previous customers.


Description of Britannia Airport Hotel in Manchester

Britannia Airport Hotel was formerley known as the Posthouse Northenden, and is located on the city side approx. 3 miles from the airport.


All rooms are en-suite with tea and coffee making facilities, televisions, direct dial telephone, trouser press and hair dryer.

Disabled/Wheelchair Facilities


Parking Arrangements

Cars are parked at the hotel.

Additional Days Parking Charge

£6.50 per night

Airport Transfer Details

Transfers - A taxi is £15.00 /£17.00 each way

Approx. 20 mins

Transfers - A taxi is £15.00 /£17.00 each way

Eating & Drinking

Where stated in the room description, dinner inclusive meals will be two courses in the restaurant. Palatine restaurant serves dinner between 6pm and 10pm every evening or Palatine Bar serving snacks from 2pm, til late.

Breakfast Charges

Full English Breakfast is charged at £10.50 per person.


There are no leisure facilities within the hotel, however transfers are available to the Britannia Country House where use of their leisure club is charged at £2.50 per adult for 1 night stays. Limited use for children.

Check-in / Check-Out

Check-in: 14.00 Check-Out: 11.00

Checking in or checking out outside of these times may be possible but will be subject to the hotels availability and may incur an additonal charge.

Additional Notes

children sharing a room with adults must be 15yrs or under Where dinner is included it will be a 2 course meal in the restaurant.

Prices range from £45.00 - £232.50

Just one of the many Hotels near Manchester Airport available from FHR.

Hotel was clean but dated transfers to airport arnt as good only running every hour and we just missed it on return so had to pay £15 for a taxi.

Rating 3 out of 5

Julie Mcneil 06 Mar 2020 10:42 Verified Customer
Booking great room nice made mistake of adding meal ended up with food poisoning from pork (not hot enough) threw up and diarrhea from 1am bad stomach all 5 days holiday ended up in hospital with an internal bleed and gastritis never adding meals again

Rating 3 out of 5

Diane Stevens 11 Feb 2020 11:46 Verified Customer
Brilliant accommodation, plenty of parking spaces, nice meal, what else can you ask for

Rating 4 out of 5

ADRIAN SULLIVAN 04 Dec 2019 15:49 Verified Customer
Room was very basic, dirty bath. Bed extremely uncomfortable, took me 2 days for my ribs to stop hurting. Car parking was fine. But.....airport transfer was terrible. On the outgoing journey, we arranged to be on 8:05 bus, by 8:15 it hadn't arrived, there were 11 of us waiting, the guy behind reception called twice to see where it was, an alternative arrived at 8:35. We were told that we had to call to arrange our return pick up when we got our bags. I called, was initially told at 1:45 the bus would be 3pm, then 2pm. We went to the stop to wait, a bus arrive at 2:10 said he could only take 4, (there were 9 of us). Said another bus would be there in 15 mins.......we waited, three people went for a taxi, others turned up, and called to find out when the bus would arrive. Finally came at 2:40, not a good experience when I have arthritic knees and standing hurts. Next time we would use a different hotel - perhaps one that has their own buses that come when you call to say you're at the airport.

Rating 2 out of 5

Lynn Derbyshire 19 Oct 2019 21:47 Verified Customer
Good service and comfortable room, just what we ordered, transfers not on time but was given a taxi instead, would and will use again

Rating 4 out of 5

Geoff Kavanagh 15 Oct 2019 12:09 Verified Customer
I was pleasantly surprised considering it is a hotel that must get a lot of customers. Room was very clean, bed was comfortable. It provided what was required at a very good price. Also when I returned my car was absolutely fine as well.

Rating 5 out of 5

Lesley Carlin 10 Oct 2019 07:33 Verified Customer
We waited an hour for transfer after phoning them 3 times and being told they would be 10 minutes we arrived at the hotel and complained to them and they said if busy they can take upto an hour but they weren’t busy it was 3 in morning and we were told 10 mins. Given a three star as bed was comfy but, when we went to get a shower the next morning there was no shower cream in dispenser would never go back to Britannia, the guy we spoke to on reception was also rather rude as their was a girl on her way into the hotel when we arrived ( after having a cigarette outside and he wanted to see her card on way in but was rather rude in the way he said it

Rating 3 out of 5

Lesley Dale 06 Oct 2019 10:25 Verified Customer
stayed the night before our flight, booked a package that included dinner and breakfast. Would recommend them highly, hotel was perfect for a short stay and the airport transport was great, with collections being every half hour we didn’t have long to wait on our return. Everyone was happy to help and friendly

Rating 4 out of 5

Beverly Ostler 24 Jun 2019 06:57 Verified Customer
We booked with 2 coarse evening meal when we arrived they didn't even have a booking for us which took a while to sort out and we had to make do with a buffet. Wasn't very pleased . But everything worked out ok.

Rating 3 out of 5

Dennis grace 20 May 2019 17:21 Verified Customer
excellent short stopover hotel for airport. good value transfer return to airport for £6 per head. modern rooms with good size bed and tv and tea /coffee making facilities spotlessly clean bathroom with bath and shower.nice bar area serving reasonably priced bar meals with happy hour from 5 till 8 every Thursday. full menu english breakfast served in dining room

Rating 4 out of 5

IAN FERGUSON 12 Apr 2019 10:43 Verified Customer
staff very helpful, room clean and tidy. thank you

Rating 3 out of 5

dave williams 31 Mar 2019 18:06 Verified Customer
We had a very pleasant stay. The hotel was what we expected in particular it was easy to find as we had an idea of its location and in particular is very convenient for the airport.

Rating 5 out of 5

David Jones 24 Mar 2019 17:49 Verified Customer
Perfect start to our holiday hotel clean and comfortable, parking area was on site and secure. Airport transfer easy and efficient.

Rating 4 out of 5

Gordon Hardman 16 Mar 2019 10:37 Verified Customer
Very pleased with the room. Nice little bar downstairs with bar meal and drinks at reasonable prices. Restaurant if you wanted. Safe easy parking.hotel shuttle bus just £6 return per person. Staff very helpful. Made the early flight much easier and price including parking not much more than just parking. Would definitely use again

Rating 5 out of 5

Pauline Brighton 15 Oct 2018 10:06 Verified Customer
all good no complaints what so ever, will stay again in the future

Rating 5 out of 5

gillian oxley 12 Mar 2018 09:05 Verified Customer
Basic but clean and comfortable hotel with decent, reasonably priced restaurant for an evening meal - ideal for a few hours rest before an early flight, but look elsewhere if you have a celebratory stay in mind. Cheap and efficient transfer, but only runs every 3/4 hour - can mean some waiting around at both ends unless you are willing to pay taxi fare (which might be as cheap for a party of 4). Under cover car parking slots quite narrow if you have anything but a city car to park, but that was full on our visit anyway. We parked outside for 10 days with no problems. Overall good value - not much more than the cost of parking.

Rating 4 out of 5

John Luffrum 23 Nov 2017 10:29 Verified Customer
Very poor parking area. Foul smell in the room. Taxi on return late. Will not use again.

Rating 2 out of 5

Steve jones 29 Sep 2017 17:56 Verified Customer
Poor staff, 3 behind check in desk only one working others just chatting yet ten customers waiting to check in!!, double bed a joke it was a 3/4 bed poor quality tea and coffee in the room, needed worlds strongest man to move shower head about, and 2 out of three door cards didn't work several times

Rating 1 out of 5

24 Sep 2017 11:25 Verified Customer
Neat tidy room and good for overnight stay. Food was ok too, we had breakfast. Car was safe. We have used thus hotel many times.

Rating 1 out of 5

Elaine Forbes 10 Sep 2017 11:21 Verified Customer
The parking service was fine, undercover and in a safe locoation with security gates to get in and out. The problem was the service of night staff on returning to stay our 1 night after the holiday. I booked a family room for the people and arrived to a room with only 2 beds. After going back to report to reception the staff were very unhelpful and rude and said that was the only room available and I had supposodly booked a Double room. So we had to put child on floor on covers. In morning I returned to speak to staff at reception who were more helpful and checked my booking to which I did book a room for 3 and it was there mistake and appologised and offered complimentory breakfast. I have since put a complaint into Brittania but had no reply after 3 weeks and 2 phonecalls.

Rating 1 out of 5

James Boardman 15 Aug 2017 11:21 Verified Customer
Hotel was really nice, everything was sorted for us transfer to the airport. Also we extended the parking by an extra day no problem at all would definitely recommend 👍

Rating 5 out of 5

Carl Davies 13 Aug 2017 12:52 Verified Customer
Taxi firm hotel used were very disappointing. Taxi came for 4 people instead of 6 to which driver assured us he had radioed in to sort but 30 minutes later there was still no new vehicle. Hotel phones several times to resolve the issue and eventually we travelled to airport almost 45 minutes late with our luggage on our knees! The hotel could not have been more helpful though and refunded the cost of transfer. No problems on return from holiday.

Rating 3 out of 5

Mr Wilson 05 Nov 2016 16:18 Verified Customer
Ok for a quick stop over. Car parking was ample, shuttle service is excellent. Room service pizza was great. The hotel needs some money spent on it as im honest, it looks a bit tired.

Rating 3 out of 5

John Smart 14 Sep 2016 20:13 Verified Customer
The hotel was run down and had a smoke smell through the corridors - I would NEVER stay there again . Staff were great though.

Rating 1 out of 5

Lian McCulloch 23 Jul 2016 10:02 Verified Customer
On arriving at the Britannia Airport Hotel we were informed we were moving to the Britannia country house hotel. I complained and said we didn't want to move but was advised we had no choice as their hotel was fully booked with refugees. They advised me that FHR should have notified us of this change of plan as they were aware of this. You did not tell us of the change and I feel very disappointed. We had taken 6 cases out of the car, down the ramp and into the hotel then had to take them back again 10 minutes later.

Rating 1 out of 5

David Faragher 05 May 2016 10:29 Verified Customer

Map and Directions


Britannia Airport Hotel
M22 4FH

Directions for Britannia Airport Hotel in Manchester

FROM THE SOUTH:M6 Exit at Jct. 19 on to A556 and follow road to M56, take M56 to Manchester. At Jct. 3 follow signs for A5103 (do not bear left M56). Go past jct 3A and take next slip road signed B5166 Northenden. Turn right at lights and hotel is on the left hand side.
FROM THE NORTH (Via M6), At jct. 30 on M6 follow signs for M61. At end of M61 follow M60 ring road south. Exit M60 at Jct 5 and keep in inside lane. Turn left at the lights and hotel is 50 yards on left.
FROM NORTH (Via M62) At jct 18 on M62 follow M60 in west direction. Follow M60 and exit at Jct 5 signed A5103. Keep on the inside lane (do not join A5103) and turn left at lights and hotel is 50 yards on left.
FROM EAST APPROACHING CLOCKWISE -RING ROAD EAST At Junction 3 take the M56 for Manchester Airport. Exit at Junction 2 of M56 sign-posted Sharston. At roundabout take 2nd exit. At next roundabout take 3rd exit for Manchester (A5103). Stay in left hand lane exiting M56 sign-posted Northenden. At traffic lights turn right, hotel is on the left after 100 yards.

Transfers - A taxi is £15.00 /£17.00 each way

Where stated in the room description, dinner inclusive meals will be two courses in the restaurant.

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my mother cannot manage stairs very well do you have ground floor triple rooms?The hotel do not have any rooms on the ground floor. The triple rooms are on the 4th floor and they do have lifts at the hotel.

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