The boutique hotel is located at the gateway to the Northern Quarter, Manchester's creative heart, and is adjacent to Exchange Square, the cities shopping district is now open
Known for its bohemian bars, the Northern Quarter has lively music scene and includes bustling independent studios and shops. Guests staying at Hotel Indigo can enjoy the laid back atmosphere come day and night with a wide range of places to eat and drink.
The hotel features 187 stylish guest rooms, with design inspired by Manchesters rich and colourful history. The exterior of the hotel is a beautifully restored Grade II listed building, featuring an eye catching contemporary tower, providing fantastic views of the city’s skyline.
The hotel’s three room designs combine Manchester’s industrial past with modern luxury style. Raw materials feature throughout the hotel, such as bare brick walls in the reception, complemented by iron pulleys and rope connecting to lights which have bespoke weaved baskets as shades.
The bedrooms pay homepage to Manchester’s cotton mill heritage by using rich, raw cotton on the bed, contrasting with green velvet, which gives the rooms an added sense of luxury. Drawing from Manchester’s literary and printing past, features also include also include lamps with books as stands and artwork in the form of metal lettering on the walls along with china pattern motifs which reference Manchester’s love of tea.
The hotel will feature a restaurant and bar, Mamucium, headed by award-winning Mancunian chef Andrew Green. Named after the Roman fort that was the birthplace of modern Manchester, the 120-seat restaurant will serve a menu of classic, locally sourced food, topped off with a Northern spin. The venue’s centre piece will be a stunning, silestone and brass bar area. There will also be a cosy café, M Café, within the restored building.