Preston is host to a range of hotels covering the entire city. Whether your budget is low, or you can afford to spend a little more, you will always be able to find somewhere to stay. Here is our selection of the best and most popular hotels in Preston.
Travelodge Preston Central is located in the heart of the city, around one mile from Preston City Centre. The hotel has a fifty space car park, free of charge, working on a first come first serve basis. However, alternative parking is available around the centre of the city. Facilities include free Wi-Fi, a bar café and early/late check in is also available. Types of rooms available include a family room and a double room, at a rate from £29 per night. Preston also has a Travelodge in Chorley, where family rooms and twin rooms are available from £50 per night. The hotel’s car park only has twenty accessible spaces. You can find out more information at the Travelodge website.
Another hotel located right in the city centre, is the Holiday Inn; a modern, three star hotel. The hotel is fully air conditioned and Wi-Fi is available in the lounge and the 133 rooms. Business visits are very popular at this hotel, due to the Conference Centre which is offered, featuring five meeting rooms and wireless internet. There is also access to an Executive Boardroom on the 7th floor, which provides brilliant views of the city. You can find out more information and rates per night, at the Holiday Inn website.
There are five Premier Inn hotels, located in different places around the city. These include Preston Central, Preston West, Preston South (Craven Drive), Preston South (Cuerdan Way) and Preston East, all available from £29 per night. The Preston Central hotel is the most popular, which has 140 modern rooms and an adjoining Thyme restaurant. Car parking is also available a short distance away from the hotel, which may involve an additional fee. You can find out more information about rooms, rates and the entire list of Premier Inn hotels in Preston, at the Premier Inn website.
For a unique stay, and something different from the traditional hotels found in Preston, visit the Barton Grange hotel. The hotel has recently been refurbished in a more contemporary style; however it still retains the traditional essence of the original manor house. It is only a few minutes away from the M6, and has free, unlimited parking. Guests can enjoy the free internet access, and business guests can enjoy the provided conference facilities. Available rooms range from single rooms, to executive double rooms and all include a bathroom. Prices are from around £70 per night. You can find out more information at the Barton Grange website.
If you’re willing to spend that extra little bit more, visit the four star Marriott Hotel, situated on acres of ground. Facilities include for resident guests include free parking, an indoor swimming pool, a leisure club, restaurants, bars and air conditioning in all rooms. Business guests can also enjoy the ten meeting rooms which are available. The leisure room is the ideal place for fitness and relaxation. You can visit one of the three gyms, or classes which are provided, or take time out to have a relax in the spa. You can find out more information, and view the rates per night and the Marriott hotel website.
Words by Holly Sutton. Image by George Thompson.