Keen eyes will find plenty of design details that tip a nod to Manchester and Salford. The steeply sloping lines of the Trinity Bridge, which crosses the Irwell right next to the hotel, are reflected in the fretwork wall panelling, while in the dressing room, the large, tiered light feature in the centre of the room has been crafted with thread in homage to the city’s cotton-making history.

The Telegraph, 15 February 2019