Meetings & Events near Manchester

The most relaxing place to do business in Manchester

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Located just five minutes’ walk from Manchester Piccadilly station, Thistle Manchester, The Portland provides an ideal venue for business meetings and events or family occasions.

Our largest function room, the Lakeland Suite, seats up to 300 delegates theatre-style, or 220 for a dinner-dance; traditionally decorated and fully accessible, it’s also one of Manchester’s most popular wedding venues. The Suite can be split into three smaller rooms, each seating 65 people, if required.

We have six further rooms suitable for board and team meetings, training sessions, presentations, interviews and private dining, or for use as breakout areas and syndicate rooms.

All our meeting rooms come fully equipped with
• Air-conditioning
• LCD projector and screen
• BT Openzone wireless internet access

Mix business with pleasure

You can choose from a wide range of refreshments, including healthy options, and make use of our Portland Street Restaurant and Portland Street Bar. And whether you’re planning a board meeting or a birthday bash, our dedicated Meetings & Events team will help you from start to finish. 

So when you’re seeking an elegant, easy-to-reach wedding venue or doing business in Manchester, look no further than Thistle Manchester, The Portland.
 



Event
Space
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Lakeland Meeting Room

  • 16.8 x 16.55
  • 2.59m high
300 140 120 - - 220 220

Derwent Suite Meeting Room

  • 16.6 x 6.3
  • 2.59m high
90 30 40 25 30 60 70

Bobby Charlton Suite Meeting Room

  • 4.62 x 5.34
  • 2.59m high
15 8 - 10 10 10 -

Buttermere Suite Meeting Room

  • 7.2 x 10.25
  • 2.99m high
65 30 30 20 22 50 50

Joe Mercer Meeting Room

  • 5.29 x 8.61
  • 2.21m high
40 14 15 16 16 18 16

Law Suite Meeting Room

  • 4.51 x 5.34
  • 2.59m high
15 8 - 10 10 10 -

Manchester Boardroom

  • 7.35 x 4.88
  • 2.3m high
25 16 16 14 16 20 20

Sir Matt Busby Suite Meeting Room

  • 4.93 x 8.13
  • 1.93m high
40 14 15 16 16 18 30

The Portland Boardroom Meeting Room

  • 4.9 x 5.3
  • 2.6m high
20 16 - 14 16 16 16

Windermere and Buttermere

  • 16.8 x 10.25
  • 2.99m high
180 70 80 40 50 150 150

Windermere Meeting Room

  • 9.6 x 10.25
  • 2.99m high
100 40 45 30 30 60 70

Local Information

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