Top 10 Places to Stay In Manchester

If you really want to enjoy your stay in Manchester, spend some time planning where you should stay when you’re here. Fortunately, there are plenty of excellent places to stay in Manchester. Here are 10 of the very best options:

Velvet Hotel. It’s only about 5 minutes from the hustle and bustle of the Northern Quarter and the Piccadilly train station. But it sits in a quiet spot so you can really relax. The bar area offers a warm vibe, while the rooms typically contain generous helpings of faux Louis XIV furniture, chaise lounges, and huge sleigh beds. 

The Lowry*. It was refurbished in 2015 and to this day it’s still very deserving of its 5-star rating. It’s right by Manchester Arena, so it’s the perfect place to stay in the city if you’re looking to attend a concert or watch a football match. You’ll probably bump into pop stars and football players in the lobby.

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The King Street Townhouse. Located on 10 Booth Street, it’s a boutique hotel in a building that used to be a bank. The décor is heavily Italian Renaissance, and on the rooftop you can enjoy the spa pool which has great views of the city.

The King Street Townhouse
The King Street Townhouse

Hotel Novotel Manchester Centre.  It’s in the middle of the city right next to the Piccadilly railway station and Canal Street. It’s also near Chinatown, some rooms offer arched entry to that famous spot. The atmosphere here is quite simple, with rooms offering a minimalist and clean design with a dash of retro and a dependable Wi-Fi connection. There’s also a small gym along with a sauna and hammam (Turkish bath).

Hotel Novotel Manchester Centre
Hotel Novotel Manchester Centre

Hotel Gotham. This hotel is on Grand King Street, and its Art Deco building is also known as the King of King Street. It offers a private members’ club with a rooftop terrace, along with dark rooms with huge comfortable beds, coffee machines, and marble bathrooms. It’s also very near to the main shopping areas and it’s surrounded by bars and restaurants.

Hotel Gotham Manchester
Hotel Gotham

Great John Street Hotel. This luxury townhouse hotel used to be a Victorian school house, so many of the rooms feature old wooden floors, steel beams, and exposed brickwork. It’s located right off Deansgate, so you’re conveniently near the great shopping areas.

Great John Street Hotel (Roof Terrace)
Great John Street Hotel (Roof Terrace)

Hilton Manchester Deansgate. This 4-star hotel is near the Museum of Science and Industry and it offers a wide variety of services including an indoor pool. It’s only a 3-minute walk to Deansgate Locks, Manchester Central, and Bridgewater Hall. It’s widely considered as one of the most romantic hotels in the city.

Hilton Manchester Deansgate
Hilton Manchester Deansgate

Hotel Manchester Airport. If you’re coming and going via the airport, this hotel is a great choice with its free 24-hour shuttle bus. It’s famous for its family-friendly atmosphere, as the children love the PlayStations in every contemporary room.

Hotel Manchester Airport
Hotel Manchester Airport

Jurys Inn Manchester. For business meetings and conventions, this hotel is ideal. You have meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 50 people at once.

Jurys Inn Manchester
Jurys Inn Manchester

Marriott Manchester Airport. For those looking to relax, this hotel’s amenities re first-rate. The sauna offers detox while the therapy room provides facials and massages. The 20-meter indoor pool is surrounded by beautiful plants and Grecian pillars.

Marriott Manchester Airport
Marriott Manchester Airport

Whatever plans you have for your Manchester vacation, there are always great places to stay here that can accommodate every need and budget.

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