GMI completes Manchester’s newest luxury hotel scheme (GB)

GMI completes Manchester’s newest luxury hotel scheme (GB)

GMI Construction Group has completed €33.8m (£30m) Dakota Hotel in Manchester. Located on Ducie Street, the property offers 137 luxury guest bedrooms complete with 27 elegant suites including a stunning penthouse, the ‘Grand Deluxe Suite’, featuring a roof-top terrace, steam shower, fire and whirlpool bath. The hotel also boasts a signature Bar & Grill, a 104-cover brasserie as well as a chic cocktail lounge featuring a trademark Champagne Room.


Located within Manchester's vibrant city centre, Dakota brings luxury living to the heart of the city easily accessible and a short distance from all major key attractions. It is situated within the Piccadilly Basin development zone, a major urban regeneration project comprising of various new residential, mixed-use and leisure projects.


Commenting on the development Marc Banks, GMI Divisional Managing Director said: “We are enormously proud to have completed this stunning new development right in the heart of Manchester and within the fast-expanding Piccadilly Basin development – one of Manchester’s most famous historic mill districts. This is the third Dakota hotel development we have completed to date and we look forward to working together again with Dakota on further projects going forward”.


Andrew Ovenstone, Operations Director of Dakota Hotels said: “We were delighted to introduce our luxury brand to the heart of Manchester. The city is the dynamic home to international conferences, major music and sporting events, and numerous cultural attractions. Manchester continues to go from strength to strength and we look forward to establishing our flagship hotel in this vibrant city”.


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