Whitworth Locke is a special, one of a kind setting. It’s a building full of quirks and interesting features, set on the Princes Street in the heart of
Set in a renovated 19th Century cotton factory, there is more to this stunning location than meets the eye.
The aparthotel has all you need for a brilliant stay in the city, and there’s plenty going on this Valentine’s Day.
Drop in and relax in the incredible conservatory bar, under a beautiful glass ceiling and treat yourself to a selection of irresistible cocktails and whiskey.
Speaking to I Love Manchester, Mark Clinton – General Manager, Whitworth Locke said: “Why is Whitworth Locke the ideal place to celebrate Valentine’s Day?
“Well, we’ve got everything you could need under one roof.
“A beautiful conservatory space, spacious and comfortable apartments for either a night out or night in.
“Some of the city’s best coffee, a restaurant so you don’t have to go too far.
“And if you decide to explore the city, it’s not far to get back after one too many cocktails.”
If you’re looking for a place to enjoy a romantic dinner with your loved one, Peru Perdu could be the perfect place.
Peru Perdu is a vibrant Peruvian restaurant, beautifully styled and with a great selection of dishes like Uruguayan wet-aged steak, A1 Chilean lean Wagyu cooked on a Lava Stone, plus a rich selection of plant based dishes.
You can check out the full menu here.
Whitworth Locke are putting on a host of events this Valentine’s Day too, if you’re looking for something a bit quirky.
You are invited to ‘love yourself this Valentine’s Day’ with a 60 minute session of yin-yang yoga with Emma (Thorlby Yoga).
The session, with all levels and abilities welcome, will be a soothing and energising flow centred around the theme of self-love.
This will be followed by a sharing, communal brunch, including baked goods, fruits, coffees, teas and a mimosa (alcohol free options are also available).
You can get your tickets here.
Opposite the much-loved Canal Street and around an 8-minute walk from Piccadilly Station, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better-located Manchester hotel to spend your Valentine’s Day.
What’s more, when you stay at Whitworth Locke, you get all the best bits of a boutique hotel with the space and facilities of a serviced apartment.
If yoga is not your thing, there is a Vintage Style Lindy Hop Swing Dance Class where you can strut your stuff.
Lindy Hop is a dancing style developed Harlem, New York in the 1930s. Lindy is a fusion of many dances that preceded it or were popular during its development but is mainly based on jazz, tap, breakaway, and Charleston.
You can get your tickets to this event by clicking here.
The hotel also has beautiful roasted coffee available from Foundation Coffee House, a fully stocked out gym and even a tattoo and beauty salon at The Shallows.
Situated just a short stroll away from the buzzing Northern Quarter, it is an unparalleled location to enjoy your Valentine’s Day.
If you want to embrace your creative side, Whitworth Locke are hosting a Valentine’s Day Special of Pop Up Painting: Paint Gustav Klimt’s Iconic painting: ‘The Kiss’
What could be more romantic than the Austrian Master’s painting – The Kiss.
Unleash your creativity with your loved ones – get your lover or your gal pals and get ready as you sing along to your favourite heartbreakers whilst creating a few fun loveable memories.
Wine glass in one hand, paint brush in the other. No experience is required.
You can buy tickets to this great event here.
Local calligraphist CallibySteph is offering a great chance for a unique, personalised Valentines card on check out for guests at the hotel.
Swing by the house-desk and grab yourself a personalised Valentine’s card from Steph with her beautiful calligraphy.
Originally from Northumberland, Steph has enjoyed art and crafts from an early age.
She even received awards for her handwriting at school, and has since developed her hobby into a small business.
Steph specialises in ‘Modern Calligraphy’, which is a free hand and experimental lettering style – more fluid than traditional calligraphy.
She enjoys acrylic painting and loves using bright colours, especially pastel tones, bright coral and ocean blues.
She finishes the painting by adding a sentimental or inspirational quote, written in calligraphy. We like to think this makes it really meaningful to the person receiving it.
This offer is for one day only, from Sunday 12th February, 9:30-12:30.