Places to stay in Manchester
Following a recent flourish of new hotels, Manchester’s accommodation options are second to none. Whether you want unique five-star boutiques for a special stay, budget-friendly hotels for work trips, apartment-style lodgings for groups and families, pubs with rooms, hostels, or boats stays – there’s something for every person and trip type.
There are many hotels available in Manchester, from 5 star hotels to boutique hotels, from luxury accommodation to budget hotels, all located in the city centre.
You may prefer to stay in one of the high quality apartments available in Manchester city centre. It allows you to be more independent, eating in or going out or simply enjoying a night in in these beautifully furnished flats. These apartments are available both for short and long stays.
Whether you’re in Manchester to visit the museums, attractions or clubs – or you’re lucky enough to live here and just want somewhere nice to stay, Manchester has a hotel for you. From the luxury of The Lowry to the grandeur of the The Palace, the fine fare at The Midland and the seductive sound of leather on willow at The Lodge, Manchester has some cracking hotels that don’t just rely on comfortable beds for weary heads. And while some should certainly be saved solely for special occasions, we hope our pick of of the best hotels in Manchester is an accessible one.
Manchester city centre area has some great value hotels. ABode Manchester offers stylish & chic city centre accommodation that won’t break the bank. It also has great food in the Michael Caines restaurant and a champagne bar. Malmaison is a contemporary warehouse conversion. Rooms offer the usual Malmaison standards: comfy beds, power showers, etc and all at a very affordable price.
The city is an increasingly trendy destination, and the best places to stay in Manchester are ever more trendy with up to the minute design and funky interiors.Velvet is a grown up, romantic boutique hotel in Canal Street. Described as “boho chic meets glitzy cosmopolitan” it is a hip destination in this lively city. Great John Street is a chic schoolhouse conversion in the centre of town, where the decor is truly original. A rooftop playground offers terrace, hot tub, glass veranda and sun lounges. The Oyster Bar is ever popular with locals and residents alike.
The best places to stay in Manchester for those who want sheer luxury are: The Lowry and The Midland Hotel. The Lowry – Manchester’s premier hotel and part of the Rocco Forte stable. Bold contemporary architecture is complemented by equally stylish interiors, filled with artworks including some sketches by Lowry himself. The Midland Hotel is Manchester’s “grand dame”. Though recently refurbished, it retains a very traditional feel; tortoise shell vanity units feature in the bedrooms and afternoon tea is a must in the Octagon Bar.
Looking for the best places to stay in Manchester that are away from the crowds? Didsbury House and Eleven Didsbury Park are located in a quiet suburb, yet are only a fifteen minute drive from the action. In both properties you’ll find the same stylish interiors as you’d expect from an outfit which also owns Great John Street, but a quieter vibe.