What we now today as the Mercure Hotel in Piccadilly Plaza, was originally the Piccadilly Hotel. It was built to be the finest hotel in all of Europe. 

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http://pubs-of-manchester.blogspot.co.uk/2011/01/piccadilly-hotel-plaza-bar-piccadilly.html

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http://manchesterhistory.net/manchester/tours/tour10/area10page24.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piccadilly_Magic_1152

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