Travelodge budget-luxe hotel upgrades: two Manchester branches given a redesign and how to book

These Travelodge hotels in Manchester have been included in newly-announced luxury upgrades.

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Travelodge has announced that 65 of its hotels will be given a luxurious makeover, with the first phase having been completed in the last 36 weeks. Two Manchester hotels will be featured in the latest project and will see a significant change from their current style.

Key changes include carpets made from recycled fishing nets and plastic bottles, low energy lighting installed throughout the hotel with motion sensing controls and aerated showers and taps in the en-suite bathrooms. Other new features include spacious desks and desk chairs, blackout curtains and complimentary tea or coffee facilities.

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Karen Broughton, Travelodge chief sales and marketing officer said: “We are delighted to have upgraded 65 of our Travelodge hotels across the UK to our new budget-luxe design in just 36 weeks. This refit is our most radical transformation to date and is a complete overhaul of the existing design.

“Our in-house refit team have been working around the clock during the last nine months and have literally upgraded around two Travelodge hotels per week, which is no mean feat. The first phase of our budget-luxe hotel upgrade programme has been a huge success and with our three new-build budget-luxe hotels, the new concept has been well received by our business and leisure customers.

“With more of us choosing to stay in budget hotels than any other hotel type, thoughtful, stylish design and homely touches like our budget-luxe concept really matter in today’s world when staying away for business or leisure.”

She added: It is our intention to upgrade all of our hotel portfolio to the new budget-luxe format. In addition, all new build Travelodge hotels will also feature our budget-luxe design. We will be launching the next phase of our budget luxe hotel upgrade this spring.”

Travelodge Hotels in Manchester that will be upgraded

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Two locations in Manchester will be given the luxury upgrade. They are:

  • Manchester Piccadilly
  • Manchester Salford Quays

Full list of Travelodge Hotels included in the upgrade


  • Fort William
  • Edinburgh Central Queen Street
  • Edinburgh Central Rose Street


  • Swansea Central
  • Cardiff Whitchurch


  • Maidenhead Central
  • Bristol Central
  • Bristol Mitchell Lane
  • Langley
  • Cambridge Central
  • Cambridge Newmarket Road
  • Cheshire Oaks
  • Newquay Seafront
  • St Austell
  • Wadebridge
  • Plymouth Central
  • Christchurch
  • Brighton
  • Southend-on-Sea
  • London Bethnal Green
  • London Central Bank
  • London Central City Road
  • London Central Kings Cross
  • London Central Southwark
  • London Central Tower Bridge
  • London Chessington Tolworth
  • London City Airport
  • London Cricklewood
  • London Ealing
  • London Edmonton
  • London Excel
  • London Greenwich High Road
  • London Hackney
  • London Ilford Gants Hill
  • London Kingston upon Thames
  • London Raynes Park
  • London Stratford
  • London Vauxhall
  • London Wembley High Road
  • Manchester Piccadilly
  • Manchester Salford Quays
  • Eastleigh Central
  • Portsmouth
  • Ringwood
  • Southampton Central
  • Stoney Cross Lyndhurst
  • Hemel Hempstead
  • Ramsgate Seafront
  • Liverpool Central The Strand
  • Wallasey New Brighton
  • Thame
  • Wincanton
  • Newcastle-under-Lyme
  • Tamworth
  • Camberley Central
  • Chertsey
  • Egham
  • Redhill
  • Woking Central
  • The Regent Hotel Leamington Spa
  • Rugby Central
  • Birmingham Central Bull Ring
  • Birmingham Central Moor Street
  • York Central

How to book rooms at Travelodge

Bookings at Travelodge hotels can be made through the company’s official website.

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