Location. This Manchester city center hotel occupies a 19th-century building close to the Manchester Conference Centre, Piccadilly Gardens, Piccadilly Train Station, the Palace Theatres, Manchester Arndale, Selfridges, Manchester Central (GMEX), and Canal Street. Chinatown is 1 block away. Hotel Features. Housed in a converted 19th-century cotton mill, Britannia Hotel – Manchester City Centre opened in 1982. The hotel’s lobby includes gilded decor, chandeliers, and a cantilever staircase. Restaurants include Jenny’s Restaurant, serving traditional British cuisine, and The Overstuffed Pizza, with Italian selections. Bar Rogue features a dance floor popular on Saturday nights. Conference and banquet facilities include the Crystal Suite, displaying gilded chandeliers and accommodating 200 guests. Guestrooms. Individually decorated rooms feature dark-wood furnishings. Private bathrooms include hair dryers, showers, and tubs. Televisions, trouser presses and coffeemakers provide added convenience.