Cresta Court Manchester Airport

The Cresta Court Manchester is a family friendly 3-star hotel just five miles from Manchester Airport, it’s the ideal stopover before your holiday.

What to expect at the Cresta Court Hotel

The Cresta Court Manchester is one of our most popular Manchester Airport hotels for families, and it's easy to see why. The fact that this 3-star hotel is family run shines through in the attention to detail. Bedrooms that comfortably sleep up to six people and a special children's menu in the restaurant help to create a truly welcoming atmosphere for little and big kids alike.

You can take advantage of the free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel to check e-mails or check-in before your flight. And when it's time to depart for your flight, it won't take long to reach the airport, as the Manchester Cresta Court is less than six miles from the terminals.

Features at the Manchester Cresta Court

When you arrive at the Cresta Court Manchester, you'll certainly know it! The signs for the hotel's name and reception entrance aren't easy to miss even at night, making the hotel much easier to find in the dark. Once you're inside, you'll find a spacious lobby with ample plush seating - a great meeting point for larger groups.

You'll want to make sure you get a good meal in the morning if you're off early, and the Cresta Court Manchester offers a varied buffet breakfast to suit most tastes. The Townfields Bar at the hotel provides drinks throughout the day, with an appetising lunch menu on offer if you feel peckish. Dettori's Restaurant is open for dinner every evening, combining traditional and unique dishes on their impressive menu. Children under the age of 12 eat for free, saving you a little more spending money for your holiday.

After all that delicious food, you might well be ready for a lie down! Rooms are decorated in warm colours, and furnished with plenty of seating and storage. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in every room, so you can check e-mails and catch up on the latest news from your comfy bed. And at the end of a long day, simply relax into the clean white linen and drift comfortably off to sleep.

Check-in times

You can check in to the Cresta Court Manchester from 2pm, and you must check out by midday on the day of your flight. If you need to arrive earlier or depart a little later, alternative arrangements can be made with the hotel.

Parking at the Manchester Cresta Court

Although it’s not located on the Manchester airport site, the Cresta Court Manchester is easily accessible from the airport vicinity. Your car can stay in the hotel overnight, and then transfer to the airport car park for the duration of your holiday.


When you arrive at the Cresta Court Manchester, take your car to the hotel car park and find a space before proceeding to the check-in desk. On the day of your flight, you will need to take your car to the Long Stay parking facilities at Manchester airport, where you then take a transfer to the departures hall. At the barrier to airport car park facility, you should scan the barcode on your booking confirmation to activate the security gate. If this doesn’t work, press the buzzer to speak to a member of staff.

Once you’re back from your holiday, you’ll be transferred back to the car park facilities to pick up your vehicle.

Getting to and from Manchester airport

It doesn’t take long to drive to the Manchester airport site from the Manchester Cresta Court, and once you’ve parked you vehicle the departures hall are just a five-minute shuttle bus ride away. The bus service departs every 15 minutes both day and night.

Dining and drinking at the Manchester Cresta Court

Dettori’s restaurant

Dining options at the Manchester Cresta Court include the great range on offer at Dettori’s restaurant. Breakfast is available at Dettori’s, served from 5.30am onwards. You can enjoy all the usual breakfast favourites in the Manchester Cresta Court’s comprehensive buffet, all ready to set you up for the day ahead.

The breakfast buffet includes a wide range of cereals, yoghurts and fruits alongside all the components of a traditional English breakfast – bacon, hash browns, mushrooms, baked beans, grilled tomatoes, and eggs either boiled, poached or scrambled. For dinner, Dettori’s served meals including fish and chips, pastas, steaks, freshly-baked pizzas and sprawling mixed grills. Children will be kept happy with the kid’s menu, whilst more refined diners can select from the a la carte menu.

Townfields Bar

At the Townfields Bar, you find a relaxed atmosphere where you can select from a menu of lighter bites that perfectly complement a cup of coffee or soft drink.

Directions to the Cresta Court Manchester

Directions from

The Manchester Cresta Court is located a few miles from the airport site, in the village of Altrincham. It’s a short distance from the Altrincham railway station, so it’s easy to arrive by both road and rail.

  • Exit the M56 at junction 7 and take the third right off the roundabout, joining the A56. If you’re approaching from the M6, exit J19 and follow the A556 until you reach the M56 roundabout.
  • Continue through to Altrincham and at the third set of lights, after which you’ll see the hotel on the right.
  • If you’re approaching from the M60 from the southbound direction, you’ll need to exit at junction 8 or 7. Turn right at the traffic lights onto the A56, and continue for around four miles until you see the hotel on the left.
  • Alternatively, to approach from the northbound direction you should exit at junction 7 and then turn left at the traffic lights, onto the A56. After four miles, you should see the hotel on the left.

If you’re arriving at the hotel using National Rail services, Altrincham railway station is just a short taxi ride or walk away from the hotel. To find out more about reaching the hotel from the railway station, give the Manchester Cresta Court a call.

Rooms at the Cresta Court Manchester

Rooms at the Manchester Cresta Court deliver a relaxing and refreshing style that’s cosy and uncomplicated. Always fitted to a delightful standard, the rooms at the hotel come with all the features and facilities to make your stay one that you should remember long after you leave. There are also a range of room sizes available to suit you – no matter how many people are in your travelling group.

Room facilities

In each of the 140 rooms at the Cresta Court Manchester, you’ll find complimentary Wi-Fi, facilities to make a tea or coffee, flat screen televisions packed with Freeview channels to keep you entertained, trouser press and more. Each room at the hotel also comes with en-suite bathroom facilities.

Room types

Rooms come in various different sizes, with family rooms being the biggest and most capable of accommodating large groups of travellers. There are also twin rooms available if you’re travelling with a companion but you need your own space.

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Cresta Court

Hotel address

Cresta Court,
Church Street,
WA14 4DP,

Distance to airport: 5.6 Miles

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