Location. Situated in the heart of Manchester, Velvet Hotel is within walking distance of Imperial Chinese Archway and Manchester Art Gallery. Also nearby are Manchester Palace Theatre and Affleck’s Palace. Hotel Features. This romantic hotel offers a restaurant and a bar/lounge. The staff can provide concierge services and tour/ticket assistance. Additional amenities include laundry facilities, 24-hour room service, and dry cleaning/laundry services. This is a smoke-free property. Guestrooms. The 19 air-conditioned guestrooms at Velvet Hotel include iPod docking stations and laptop-compatible safes. Beds have pillowtop mattresses and Egyptian cotton sheets. Complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access is provided. 46-inch flat-screen TVs are equipped with digital channels and DVD players. All accommodations provide desks and phones; free local calls are offered (restrictions may apply). Bathrooms offer rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and hair dryers. In-room minibars and coffee/tea makers are provided. Additional amenities include slippers and irons/ironing boards. Turndown service is offered nightly and housekeeping is available daily.