‘Tonight, I’m a rock ‘n’ roll star,’ Liam Gallagher was claiming back in 1994, and a few months later it was true.
Things like that happen in Manchester, one of the UK’s most influential centres for popular music since the 60s.
It’s a vibrant place to visit for any music fans, whether your tastes drift towards Oasis or Joy Division, The Hollies or Take That, The Smiths or… well the list goes on forever.
Today’s Big Deal from OMGhotels.com is a great way to explore Manchester and soak up the city’s extraordinary musical heritage, with comfortable central hotel accommodation and an invitation to dine at the Hard Rock Café, surrounded by memorabilia from Manchester’s rock aristocracy.
‘I live my life in the city,’ Liam Gallagher sang back in 1994 (sensing a theme here?) and this offer puts you right in the heart of the action. Choose from a one or two night stay in a central 3 or 4 star hotel.
The offer is based on two people sharing a twin or double room.
Option one is for an overnight stay with breakfast in a 3* Manchester hotel, plus a three course Diamond Menu meal with drink at the Hard Rock Café.
Option two is as option one, with a stay in a 4* hotel.
Option three is for a two night stay with breakfast each morning in a 3* Manchester hotel, plus a three course Diamond Menu meal with drink at the Hard Rock Café on one night.
Option four is as option three, with a stay in a 4* hotel.
The hotels have been selected for their style, location and great transport links. They offer the perfect base for exploring everything Manchester has to offer.
Choose from a double or twin room with en-suite facilities, flat-screen TV, WiFi and a full cooked breakfast to get your day started.
Hotels included in the offer are:
Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre Arena
Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre
Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa
DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Piccadilly
Hard Rock flavour
The Big Deal includes a three course meal and drink at the Hard Rock Café. You’ll be doing it in rock star VIP fashion by beating the queues with your priority seating ticket.
The Hard Rock Café is adorned with fascinating memorabilia, creating a great ambiance for enjoying the classic American diner cuisine. The Diamond Menu comprises:
Choice of Starter
Lil Feta Salad
Lil Chicken Wings
Choice of Main Course
Veggie Leggie Burger
Bar-B-Que Combo – Pork ribs and hickory-smoked pulled pork
Chicken Caesar Salad
Twisted Mac, Chicken, and Cheese Pasta
Chicken Caesar Salad
Lil Brownie with Vanilla Ice Cream and Hot Fudge
To accompany your meal choose from a soft drink, coffee or tea.
The Hard Rock Café, Manchester has plenty of appreciative fans offering their applause on TripAdvisor. These are recent reviews, edited for length:
‘Food was beautiful, authentic American. The memorabilia on the walls were so fascinating!’
‘Our waitress was lovely and so were any other members of staff we came across that night. The food was also amazing as always.’
‘Had really juicy burgers, which were a good size, served with seasoned chips. Excellent and friendly service without being intrusive.’
Today’s Big Deal from OMGhotels.com offers a great opportunity to explore Manchester.
Pay homage to your chosen rock shrines, but also take time to enjoy the city’s great shopping, nightlife, markets and Chinatown.
That extra night is worth considering, with the city’s cultural highlights including the Museum of Science and Industry, The Lowry, National Football Museum and Manchester Art Gallery.