The Best Hotels In Manchester For A Mancunian Getaway
While famous for the two large football clubs known internationally, Manchester has more to offer than just sports, making it one of the top cities to visit for a quick getaway. With art, culture, shopping and dining packed within this city, there's too much to do for one night. So, if you're after a getaway filled to the brim with things to do, Manchester should be your first point of call. Just check out our list below to see where to stay.
Below we've listed the 12 best hotels in Manchester, all perfect for a Mancunian getaway whether you're visiting for shopping, visiting attractions or catching a game of football.
Found in the centre of Manchester is the Innside Manchester Hotel with contemporary and colourful decor. Located a short walk from the Science and Industry Museum, it's also conveniently close to Arndale shopping centre. Guests can enjoy spacious rooms, including a mini-fridge, 32-inch TV and high-speed Wi-Fi. Look no further than First Street Bar and Kitchen for a relaxing meal, which collaborates with Gino D'Acampo and serves Italian food.
Stock Exchange Hotel is close to the shops and Victoria and Piccadilly railway stations. It's a short walk away from the cultural sights of Manchester, such as the Manchester Art Gallery and the Royal Exchange Theatre. Welcoming you through the doors is luxury and elegance, with marble floors and stained glass windows. All rooms come with king-sized beds, Nespresso machines and D. R. Harris & Co toiletries.
If you're a football fan or going away with one, a hotel not to miss is Hotel Football. It was initially begun by former football players Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville, placing it just across from Old Trafford Stadium, the home of Manchester United. With rooms kitted with king-size beds, Sky Sports, and class of '92 toiletries. It's close by to Ordsall Hall and the Quays, as well as other activities. The nod to football doesn't end there, with many of the drinks and cocktails having sporting names too.
Hotel Gotham is located in the heart of Manchester, close to sites Piccadilly Gardens and the Science and Industry Museum. If you're into music, it's also home to recording sessions of Joy Division and New Order. But, that's not all. Hotel Gotham is dripping with glamour, with the rooms having black and brass decor and amenities such as monsoon showers and king-size beds. They also have a chauffeur service if you want to see the city in style.
For a more personalised break, consider staying at The Velvet Hotel, close to Manchester Arena and O2 Apollo. With only 19 rooms inside, they all come with a personal touch and signature dark and sleek decor. Guest's can enjoy amenities, including a mini-bar, espresso machines, and superfast Wi-Fi. This romantic hotel in the city's heart also has a bar and restaurant serving alfresco dining and drinks.
The Garden Hotel Manchester is right on the doorstep of the famous Piccadilly Gardens. It's minutes away from Manchester Arndale shopping centre and restaurants, with guests able to enjoy unlimited free Wi-Fi during their stay. With spacious, comfortable and affordable rooms, it's the perfect place to stay if you want to spend every minute exploring.
Located right on Portland Street is the Brooklyn-inspired Manchester hotel, Hotel Brooklyn. Stylish, classical and modern, guests can enjoy USB charging points, hot drink making facilities, free Wi-Fi and the fabulous restaurant Runyon's. A short walk from Piccadilly Gardens and St Peter's Square, Hotel Brooklyn is a fantastic hotel ideally located for a Manchester getaway.
The four-star hotel Mercure Manchester Piccadilly is found half a mile from Manchester Piccadilly railway station and tucked right in the city centre. Close to both Manchester Arena, tram service and Manchester Art Gallery, it's perfect for those who want to see and do as much as they can. Those who stay will enjoy free Wi-Fi and comfortable rooms.
Close to Oxford Road train station and the Convention Centre is the Jury's Inn Manchester City Centre. Guests can enjoy amenities such as free Wi-Fi, complimentary toiletries and a refreshment dock. With rooms neutral with splashes of colour, adding an elegant modern feel to your stay. If you're hungry, consider visiting the Oddsocks bar and Kitchen with a range of meals and cocktails.
Modern, centrally located and stylish is the Hyatt Regency Manchester. Close to All Saints Park and a short walk from the Science and Industry Museum. The rooms here offer free Wi-Fi, floor to ceiling windows with terrific views and a Hi-tech fitness centre. If you're tired from exploring all day, look no further than The Laureate Restaurant, which serves small bites to meals that'll wow the senses.
If you're a beer lover wanting to explore Manchester, DogHouse Manchester Hotel is unmissable. Found in the Northern Quarter in Manchester's city centre, this hotel is a carbon-negative beer hotel and is dog-friendly. Guests who choose to stay can enjoy modern decor with in-room beer taps and a shower fridge. To unwind after a long day, consider visiting the hotel's rooftop bar, which serves small snacks and craft beers.
Found close to Piccadilly Gardens and the Manchester Arndale is the newly opened Dakota Manchester. With rooms full of bold design and luxury finishes, guests can enjoy amenities such as rainfall showers and unlimited Sky Sports and Sky Movies. Their restaurant is the perfect place to dine after a busy day, or if you're heading for a night on the two, the bar is a great starting point. In warmer months, consider dining for a light lunch on their terrace, hidden away from the city.
Manchester has something for all who visit it, bursting with character and culture, whether you're visiting for sport, science or history. Our list of hotels above put you right in the heart of it all. So whether you're visiting for food, shopping or visiting attractions, you're guaranteed a convenient and comfortable stay. Where are you visiting first? Let us know on Insta or tweet us @justhooit, and don’t forget to check out how to make an offer on a hotel room with hoo.