Best Places To Stay In Manchester, England: Hotels & Holiday Homes - Updated 2023

places to stay in manchester

Manchester is simply the best of both worlds in England–both a historical treasure, dating back to 79 AD, and a bustling globalized city in itself. Accommodation should thereby allow one to experience a multi-faceted Manchester, from quaint home stays to exciting skyscrapers. Scroll down to view some of the best places to stay in this wonderful city!

1. Be at the heart of Manchester with this bustling hotel (from USD 338)

Pamper yourself in a Superior Suite in the Midland, while staying connected to the wild nightlife surrounding the central location of the hotel. Accessibility is a plus given that the hotel is highly proximate to Bridgewater Hall, the Palace Theatre and Manchester Central Exhibition and Conference Centre. The city’s shops and bars are also a simple10-minute walk away. Indulge in exquisite beauty treatments and relaxation through the Spa At The Midland’s relaxation pool and thermal areas, including the aromatherapy steam room, beautiful Alder-Wood sauna and refreshing Arctic rain shower. Now doesn’t that paint a picture of luxury?

Additionally, savor English cuisine at its penultimate with the hotel’s bespoke menus, offering creative dishes, which are freshly prepared using locally sourced produce where possible. Traditional afternoon tea is also available in the Octagon Lounge and there is a second restaurant, the award-winning Mr Cooper’s House & Garden. Hurry and book now!

The Midland

Wifi Available

Address: 16 Peter St
Accommodates: 10

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

2. Live in history itself while basking in comfort (from USD 250)

The Radisson Blu Edwardian hotel is housed in Manchester’s famous Free Trade Hall, boasting a beautiful, historic exterior. Now, isn’t that the perfect blend of Manchester’s history and its stylish comforts? Such includes the large rooms with king-size beds, luxury bed linen and satellite TV. Not paling in comparison, the slate bathrooms have walk-in showers and baths, as well as a dressing area and walk-in wardrobe.

Indulge in delicate and sophisticated food with the hotel’s The Steak & Lobster restaurant. They offer a magnificent selection of dry-aged rib eye steaks and fresh whole lobsters served on the half shell. Indeed, high class cuisine suited to the Radisson Blu Edwardian’s five-star rating. The Opus One restaurant also serves bar snacks, afternoon tea and dinner, for those looking for more variety.

Being 16% cheaper than most in Manchester, this property is also rated for the best value on! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other accommodations in Manchester. Book now to pamper yourself to the nines while saving up to party more in this wild city!

The Edwardian Manchester, A Radisson Collection Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Free Trade Hall, Peter Street
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

3. Have an entire luxury duplex to yourself! (from 193 USD)

A luxury duplex at the city centre, this Airbnb is the epitome of living in private comfort! The convenient location is clearly shown trough its location: right next to Manchester Arena and Victoria station, a 2 minute walk to Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, Arndale shopping centre and a short walk to the Northern Quarter. It is set over 2 floors and boasts original features throughout with iron columns, exposed brick walls, and high ceilings. That sure is an architectural sight for you to feast your eyes on.

With 2 king beds, this can comfortably fit up to 4 people, making the cost of accommodation even more affordable! Enjoy the whole apartment with no restrictions, including two levels that make the space feel large and homely. The entrance level of the apartment offers a spacious living/dining area and open plan kitchen complete with integrated appliances. There is also a LG Smart TV with access to Netflix in the lounge, for those who simply cannot tear their eyes away from some leisure television on a lazy weekend morning. Rated an average of 5 stars by 28 reviews on Airbnb, this place is one not to be missed!

Luxury Duplex City Centre Apartment near the Arena

Price: from 193 USD

Number of Guests: 4

4. Experience true Manchester lifestyle with a modern, avant garde apartment (from 67 USD)

Highly convenient and accessible, this Airbnb is a well furnished one bed apartment and 10 mins walk from Piccadilly station. Although mainly targeted towards businessmen or professionals out there, it is also a base for country walks and English hikes around the city for those on holiday retreats. Located in a Trendy Northern Quarter area with lots of bars and restaurants, the host recommends a fabulous licensed Cafe named Vivid on the premises. The apartment is uniquely its own, situated on the seventh floor with its own private communal garden area, which permits BBQs etc.

The space even has hammocks and chairs/sofas, which is perfect for lounging on a relaxing morning in. Enjoy a great aerial view of the city through the bedroom and living room too! The neighbourhood is also serene, allowing one a good night’s rest to recharge for the day ahead. At a significantly lower price point than the other properties in Manchester, this apartment is sure to fulfill your financial needs while gifting you the most intimate side of Manchester. Rated at 4.5 stars from a whopping 307 reviews, this place sure promises a stellar experience!

Stunning City Centre Apartment

Price: from 67 USD

Number of Guests: 2

5. Marvel at the comfortable interior designing complete with exposed brick walls and art fixtures (from 94 USD)

When visiting Manchester, why not stay in a 200 year old mill? This apartment has everything that you come to expect from modern loft living from iron pillars to high brick ceilings. The apartment in located in one of the worlds oldest surviving examples of an iron-framed ‘fire-proof’ building. The apartment is decorated with quirky charm and character thanks to being personally decorated and furnished by distinguished interior designer Abigail Ahern.

Also equipped with business traveller amenities, such as a dedicated business quality fibre optic connection allowing internet speeds of up to 1Gbps, this place is perfect for those working professionally in Manchester. At 40 USD, the cleaning fee provides a wide array of compliments from tea, coffee (Nespresso pods), milk to breakfast products (usually bagels, biscuits, cereals, etc.) and cooking Ingredients. Rated 5 stars by 35 reviews, this place is sure to please!

Designer loft living in historic listed mill

Price: from 94 USD

Number of Guests: 2

6. Admire the romantic riverside from the comfort of your room (from 60 USD)

The Airbnb is a private room with a double bed and private en suite bathroom in a two bedroom apartment with a stunning view. At a highly convenient location with Piccadilly Train Station an 8 minute walk away, there is also a Metrolink Tram across the road. Manchester City Centre is also within walking distance. The apartment is also situated in a quiet neighborhood that is just a stroll from the bars, shopping and the centre of town. Accommodating 2, this is simply an ideal place for couples on a romantic getaway.

Comfortable Room City Centre

Price: from 60 USD

Number of Guests: 2

7. Experience a cultural side of Manchester with this apartment, perfect for history buffs (from 181 USD)

With a stay at The Mill in Salford, you’ll be conveniently located next to Castlefield Roman Fort and Old Trafford, both historical places of interest for the history buff in you. This apartment is also within close proximity of the Museum of Science and Industry and Ordsall Hall for those seeking a learning experience.

Accommodating 4, this apartment is definitely one for budget travelers, while not skimping on the quality of the homestay. With a modern design and well equipped apartment with its own lounge, this is the perfect choice for those on a leisure getaway.

The Mill - Near Castlefield Roman Fort

Price: from 181 USD

Number of Guests: 4

8. Experience a rustic lifestyle with this cottage complete with garden (from USD 106)

Plan a real getaway with this cosy cottage that is full of character and set in a wooded area with a babbling brook at the rear. It is very quirky as no wall or floor is straight, demonstrating a unique design. A secluded garden with seats and table is also available to sit out on during barmy clear nights. Enjoy quaint views over the nature reserve and the church.

Fear not for its location, as it is a walking distance from a couple of hideaway public houses which serve good food and excellent beer. The property is also within walking distance to supermarkets and has a direct bus route to central Manchester which operates all night. A train station is also available within a 10 minute walk.

Quirky 2 bed Cosy Cottage with brook- Free Wi Fi & Garden Plenty of free parking
59 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
We have seen ducks squirrels and other creatures on the decking
The bedrooms upstairs were delightful and so comfortable
Very quiet with everything one needs for a very comfortable stay
It is decorated to a high standard and is very comfortable
it had all the modern features to make our stay so memorable and easy
We were close to the city as well as major roads to elsewhere
This property is very characterful with many original features
so was unclear on check-in procedures when I arrived but Yvonne generously walked me through the process and made sure we were doing well
This lovely quirky cottage fulfilled our expectations and more
and we had the pleasure of a visiting kingfisher one morning
The cottage is warm and surprisingly quiet although it is minutes away from a direct route into Manchester Brilliant location close to shops pubs and public transport into the city
Very charming house close to airport city centre and peak district
The location was like a village and
We enjoyed some wonderful nature walks right on the doorstep of this cottage
Easy access to public transport and short ride into Manchester and Picaddily Station
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Don't just stopover, live in Manchester

All accommodations listed here are simply the best in enabling you to live in Manchester, rather than just superficially pass by. Enjoy the best stay in the lovely city.

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