£30 million development is the third Dakota Hotel completed by GMI following the completion of other premier hotels in Glasgow and Leeds in recent years.
GMI Construction Group, an expanding building and construction services company has announced the completion of Dakota – Manchester’s newest luxury hotel development.
Located on Ducie Street, the hotel features 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 – constituting the largest hotel suite in Manchester.
At the heart of the hotel there is also a signature Bar & Grill, a 104-cover brasserie as well as a chic cocktail lounge featuring a trademark Champagne Room
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”.
The success of this project – handed over on-time and on-budget, was only possible as a result of the strength of our relationship and one-team mentality.
Also commenting, 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”.
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.
One such project includes Burlington House, an 11-storey development comprising 91 residential apartments designed by architects SimpsonHaugh and Partners. The project continues the trend for contemporary city centre living and is aimed at reinforcing the Piccadilly Basin’s links with the vibrant Northern Quarter adjacent.