‘Please, please, please, let me get what I want’ sang Manchester legend, Morrissey. We can all relate to that feeling.
The question is, what does your favourite music fan want as a gift? We’re guessing they would enjoy a slice of rock n’ roll heritage in the form of a city break to Manchester (home of Oasis, The Smiths, Joy Division, Happy Mondays, The Stone Roses, The Hollies and many more…).
Today’s Big Deal from OMGHotels.com offers one or two nights stay in a central Manchester hotel plus a meal at the Hard Rock Café, a fascinating haven of rock memorabilia.
So is it time to roll with it and head to the city of 24 hour party people?
‘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.
Happy rock fans
The Hard Rock Café, Manchester has plenty of appreciative fans applauding it on TripAdvisor. Here are some recent reviews, edited for length:
‘Love this place, friendly staff, amazing cocktails and delicious food. Live music and fantastic atmosphere well worth a visit.’
‘An excellent Hard Rock Cafe. The service at the bar, the table and in the shop was superb. The food was excellent.’
‘…good music, great service and excellent food. We had New York Strip which was cooked perfectly and the desserts were really big, enough to share.’
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.