Manchester is known as one of the cultural cities in England, there is a throbbing downtown area in the city center that offers something for everyone to enjoy. We’ve scoured the best vacation rentals to serve your needs in terms of space and locality, so before you book be sure to read this list and make sure that you select the best property. Remember that each quarter of Manchester city center offers something different so be sure to do your research and decide which area best suits you! Keep reading to find out about the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Manchester City Center.
The term “duplex” is apt to describe this large property. Let’s start off our tour standing in the center of the 30 foot by 30 foot (9mX9m) shared lounge area which includes both a relaxing and seating area. This modern building in an excellent central location, literally a stone’s throw from all the city’s main entertainment zones and amenities, offers you a large private bedroom on the 9th floor of a complex building.
Being so high up, you won’t feel like you are lacking outdoor space as there is a fantastic roof terrace with views out to the horizon. It is the perfect place to enjoy the free breakfast that is included in the price of the property. You could also stroll around the quadrangle courtyard.
There is fiber optic high-speed wifi throughout the whole building and also free parking is available in the parking area underneath the property, but in order to sort out a permit this must be requested at the point of booking - don’t forget!
City centre duplex. Roof Terrace.Manchester, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsmark is a most excellent host and he makes a killer cup of coffee and a lovely light breakfastmark like myself is a fellow man united fangorgeous duplex apartment with outdoor space and a wonderful charismatic hostthe space is great very convenient bathroom and lovely roof terracethe apartment is great and had a lovely sun deckvery clean with everything you neededthe room is tidy and cleanthe bedroom and bathroom are clean and tidythe bedroom and bathroom were both remarkably clean comfortable which made the stay even betterfantastic place to stay very clean and brilliant location
Host:the host was lovely and very helpfulmark is the best host he made us feel at home the moment we arrivedsuch a wonderful host with enthusiasm hospitality and superb sense of humora great host thats very welcoming and friendlyamazing stay wonderful host would highly recommendRead more reviewsin a great locationeasy to access and within walking distance of major landmarksgood stay very convenient location near the train station and supermarketsthe location is excellent and only a short walk from the centre of the citymark's place is conveniently located near to a plethora of places of interest within manchester city centre
Nestled in the bohemian lands of the Northern Quarter of Manchester’s City Centre means that you’ll have plenty to see and explore right from your doorstep.
This one-bedroomed rental has a homely feel to it that you’ll find welcoming after a busy day walking the streets of Manchester, or if you are going to see a show at the Arena this section of town is only a 5-minute walk away.
*Best Location* you just found your temporary homeManchester, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe apartment was clean and had everything needed including tea and coffeethe layout of furniture was comfortable and we felt quite at homephotos don't do michael's apartment justicea nice apartment when you want to check out the exciting northern quarter in manchestervery clean and modernthe place was very clean and spaciousthe apartment was very clean and tidythe flat was immaculately clean and well appointedthe flat is clean and comfortable
Host:excellent accomodations and very firendly hosthelpful host would recommend mikegreat host quick responses no hasslethis place and host were both awesomelovely hosts who was waiting for us on arrivalRead more reviewsmichael's location is absolutely perfectawesome location in northern quarterwonderful location and wonderful experiencemikes place is centrally located fantastic locationmichael’s apartment is in a great location
Located in the heart of Manchester in Spinningfields, this rental offers a comfortable room with a queen bed and a private bathroom. You also have access to the living room and the kitchen where you can prepare meals. Breakfast is served to guests during their stay here. Free Wi-Fi access in this Airbnb vacation home ensures you can find nearby places of interest with ease. Its convenient location also helps with the exploration of the city.
DOUBLEROOMWITHENSUITEINTHE CITYCENTREWITH PARKINGManchester, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthere was a kitchen where you are free to help yourself to tea and coffeesuch a comfortable bed and excellent ensuitethe bedding is expensive and incredibly comfortable and the ensuite bathroom is so convenientexcellent bed bedroom ensuite in classy apartment in classy restoration of classic 3-story buildingbrian was very pleasant and accomodating he opened up his kitchen to me for breakfasteverything is clean and well-preparedthe place was spotless cleanwe arrived to a clean and funky looking apartmentbedroom and bathroom were very clean and comfortablethe room is absolutely clean and fancy
Host:hosts are both so welcoming and friendlyhe is a superb host and will make you feel completely at homegreat stay lovely hostbrian was a great host he was friendly and easy-goingbrian is a wonderful host and his place is awesomeRead more reviewsamazing central location but still quietthe location is fantastic walking distance from everywhereeasy walking distance from manchester oxford train stationgreat location for exploring manchesterfabulous location for exploring manchester
This amazing apartment in the heart of Manchester has large windows, bringing in ample natural light. The upper floor of this rental has two bedrooms. The lower floor has an open-plan living room cum dining area, a bathroom, and a well-equipped kitchen. Wi-Fi, iron, TV, and hairdryer are some other amenities available for guests at this stylish and charming Airbnb vacation rental in Manchester. As it is located in the city center, it is close to many eateries and shops, perfect for travelers.
Stylish and spacious duplex apartment!Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe facilities and amenities were great and it’s cosy and safenot too noisy and very comfortablesleeps 2 couples comfortably in 2 double rooms (living room sofa is not a suitable extra bed)excellent location good wifi hot showersgreat stay - apartment was as described and very good locationvery clean and quitevery clean and tidythe place itself was clean and nicely decoratedplace was clean much roomier than we expected and check in and communication was very straightforwardcentral place clean and comfortable
Host:jade and her team were super responsive when contacted and keen to helpcontact was great too super helpfuljade was very responsive and easy to deal withclose to everything jade was an excellent host and responded very quickly when neededRead more reviewsthe location is in a great central locationgood location in the heart of chinatownnice place in central manchestergreat stay easy walking distance to centreexcellent location (walking distance to the convention center public transportation supermarkets restaurants)
This entire property rental is perfect for a family holiday or a group of friends that wants to explore the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter, just 3 minutes’ walk from the train station. Not only is this location and property in excellent condition but the hosts also welcome longer term stays - perfect for those of you who have more time flexibility.
Sleeping arrangements include one double bedroom with rain-shower ensuite, another double bedroom and then a double-sized sofa bed, so in total the property can comfortably fit up to six guests.
Moving into the bright lounge, where the sofa bed is set, you’ll probably first notice the luxurious leather armchair and flatscreen television that comes with Netflix and LoveFilm. The kitchen is of ample size and well-equipped with a small dining bench.
It is worth noting that wifi is available throughout the property but that it must be requested, so we would recommend mentioning this to the hosts at the point of booking. There is free parking available on the weekends, but it is worth checking ahead, otherwise, the nearby Dale Street carpark can be utilized for £12 a day (24 hours).
Luxury apartment in heart of the Northern QuarterManchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewssomehow manages to be both sleek and cozy highly recommendedtowels and fresh linen were provided and also amenities like shampoo shower gel toilet paper etcthe apartment was lovely - very comfortable and as the photosa gorgeous apartment and richard is incredibly helpfulrichard couldn't have been kinder and seemed to have thought of everything a great and very comfortable flatvery clean and stylishlovely clean & contemporary apartmentvery clean and comfortable spacecommunication and check in was easy and the apartment was clean and exactly as advertisedgreat apartment very clean spacious
Host:richard was a great hostlovely flat great stay fantastic hostrichard was a great host toohost was kind and suggested different places to go to etcrichard was great host quick to respondRead more reviewsgreat location for city centre lifegreat location walking distance to everythinglocation was perfect very central 3 min walk from manchester picadilly stationrichard's apartment is situated in an excellent central location which is a short walk away from picadilly stationthe location of richard's apartment was ideal as we were coming into piccadilly station
This king-sized bedroom in the hosts’ two bedroomed apartment is in a quiet residential street which is still very central; it is like the best of both worlds! The property is stylishly decorated and is up to hotel grade with a comfortable bed, neutral colorings and plenty of room. The lounge/dining area is long and narrow but there is plenty of room to relax and unwind in whilst cooking up a feast in the modern and well-equipped kitchen.
King bed + bathroom next to Manchester PiccadillyManchester, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewscomfy bed great shower great decor alistair was really helpful and communicated everything clearlyit was really nice to live on a private room in manchester so everything was jus perfecteverything was really clean and tidythe room was clean and tidyspotless accommodation with fab xmas touchesthird the place is clean and niceit's clean and he is super friendly
Host:charles was a great host he was always available to give us all the needed supportcharles is a very thoughtful host who went above and beyond to make sure that our stay was unforgettablecharles is a very nice host who is very helpful before our arrivalthe host is a lovely guy and the room was extra comfycharles was a very helpful hostRead more reviewsthe location is perfectgreat location very close to the train station and walking distance to the town centergreat apartment located so close to the city centregreat location in the best areathe location is great just piccadilly station is just around the corner
This bright city center apartment is a stone’s throw away from Piccadilly Station. From here, you can reach the airport and any other part of Manchester; China Town and Northern Quarter can be easily reached from here. This studio has a double bed, a kitchen cum dining area, and a clean bathroom. The availability of a Smart TV with Netflix and Now TV will keep you entertained if you are a homebody and like spending some quality time indoors.
Newly renovated studio 5min from Piccadilly stnGreater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsRead more reviewsfantastic location in the heart of manchester next to chinatown and the central train stationgreat location perfect accommodation for a weekend trip
We fell a little bit in love with the stylish and modern yet warming decor of this property; the pinewood colored furnishings perfectly match the range of greenery inside making this a relaxing spot for your vacation.
The building was originally a 19th-century warehouse but was converted in the late 1990’s and then has also received a further refurbish. Everyone involved has done their best to keep a number of original features from the double-height ceilings to the exposed oak beams and iron pillars throughout the property.
This one bedroom rental is perfect for couples who want a stylish central location with plenty of space and charm. Nestled into the core of Manchester City Centre between Chinatown and Canal Street means that you can enjoy plenty of romantic date nights in the local bars, restaurants and entertainment facilities.
Want to stay in a luxurious penthouse with all the mod-cons, including a DJ deck and an inbuilt surround system? Well then, like magic, your wish is our command. This penthouse rental is primarily decorated in white, making the room naturally bright and spacious. The creative design features in this property really make the best use of space, we particularly like the box-feature shelving and exposed white brickwork.
The double-sized ceiling also gives a spacious ambiance, whilst the plants and greenery in the common areas give the property a cozy feeling so that it doesn’t get too cold. Each rental is for a private double-bedroom in this warehouse, so be sure to contact the host before booking to ensure that the rental meets your requirements. We love the workstation in each room, this warehouse space really does get your creativity flowing.
Modern Ensuite Room- Penthouse (City Centre)
Finally on our list, something a bit different, this time offering a long-term vacation rental. Although a central location, this property is still quiet and we love the balcony which overlooks a traffic-free square; its the perfect place to enjoy breakfast or a cup of tea. I’m sure we could be tempted to a glass of wine on the balcony in the evening. There is parking on site but it is not free for guests, a small charge applies. This apartment is only available for long-term rental with Assured Shorthold Tenancy.
City Centre 2 bedroom 2 bathroom
If you are looking for beautiful accommodations, an excellent location and a slice of history then this might be the perfect vacation rental for you. Originally built in 1877, this property is now a Grade 2 listed building and features a number of original elements from the metal decor and architecture.
This two bedroom location offers a king-sized bedroom and a double-bedroom making it the perfect size for up to four guests. The host is also perfectly informed to help you make the best of your time in Manchester. Known on Airbnb as a “gem” this certainly means that you should give this property a once over.
City Centre Heritage Apartment - PiccadillyManchester, United Kingdom
This one-bedroom apartment right on Piccadilly is surprisingly quiet for such a central location. The apartment has excellent facilities including full wifi and there is a two-night minimum stay for all guests. The apartment is within easy access for exploring the surrounding areas, as it is just a short three-minute walk to Manchester Piccadilly Train Station.
This comfortable apartment was actually built in 1877 and is a listed Grade 2 building with beautiful original features such as original wood beams and stone detailing.
City Centre Heritage Pad - Northern QuarterManchester, England, United Kingdom
Taste a slice of luxury in the heart of metropolitan Manchester by booking this apartment that promises comfort and warmth through all the facilities and modernities offered. There are two bedrooms available, each features an ultra comfortable mattress with crisp linen. The bathroom comes with fluffy towels to make you feel fresh after a long relaxing bath. The open-plan living area features a 3D Samsung TV with 3D glasses and a collection of 3D movies to keep you entertained. The kitchen is equipped with necessary appliances and stocked with basic cooking essentials you will need when you whip up your gourmet meals. Then, there is a spacious balcony on which you can enjoy the sweeping views of the city.
Luxury 2 Bedroom City Centre Apartment w/ balconyGreater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe wifi is excellentmodern apartment with excellent amenitiesi would highly recommend the apartment it’s very comfortable and has a great view overlooking the canalssuper easy check-in great views and comfy bedsvery secure lovely rooms and amenitiesspotlessly clean and welcomingit's comfortable clean and well managedcheck in was smooth the place was stylish and clean and the beds were comfythe place was as described modern feel spacious and cleanvery clean and plenty of space great instructions on the place and things to do in the area
Host:the hosts were super organised and efficient in responding to all queriesmatt is so kind and lovely and he always gave us help in timethis is a fantastic place with fantastic hostsgreat hosts communicated very well would definitely visit againthey also provided helpful tips on the place and things to do in manchesterRead more reviewsexcellent location in manchester city centregreat location within walking distance of the cbd and so close to cafes and restaurantsexcellent apartment in a great locationlocation is perfect for exploring the cityit’s located very close to the mainline and tram and getting around is easy
This luxurious and unique spacious warehouse conversion is in the heart of the hustle and bustle of Manchester City Centre. The property is the home of the hosts but they have prepared a beautifully decorated king-sized bedroom which feels like a boutique hotel.
We love a few features about this property; first, the time and effort that the owners have put in, from the art-deco style tiling to the large artwork throughout the property. Secondly, the view, which takes in the canal and surrounding areas.
You’ll also have access to the comfortable shared kitchen, bathroom and lounge area where a light breakfast is prepared for you each morning. Due to the excellent location, all of the main tourist attractions are within walking distance, whilst the airport is just 17 minutes away.
Perfect city centre warehouse conversionManchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe room and amenities are excellentthe apartment was totally amazing with all amenities includedrooms looks better than the photos showinghomely touches great shower and delicious coffee be morningcheck in was friendly and easy there were even little chocolates in our room when we arrivedthe place is really nice clean and tidyrussell’s place is beautiful clean and cosyclean and well designed flat in city centercommunication was flawless the apartment exceptionally clean and well put together would highly recommend and stay againa wonderful cosy and impeccably clean place
Host:lovely apartment and super kind hostvery nice host with a very confortable accommodationrussell and paul are simply the best hoststhey were so welcoming and kind and the space was fantasticthese guys are absolutely outstanding hosts with the totally awesome homeRead more reviewsit was conveniently located to piccadilly station and in walking distance to everywhere of interestperfect location with picadilly station and picadilly gardens both 1/2 minutes away walking distancein a great locationgreat location close to station and city centrethe location is excellent a 5 minutes walk from manchester piccadilly station
Nestled in the heart of Manchester with great access to transportation links, this three-bedroom apartment makes an excellent accommodation for six people. A large living area is a perfect spot for you to enjoy your morning coffee while keeping up with the news on the TV. The kitchen is fully equipped with utensils and appliances you need to cook up some tasty meals. Unwind in the bathtub in the family bathroom. Or, couples could use the convenient en-suite bathroom.
Huge Luxury 3 Bed Apt, Near Theatres & Deansgate!Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewshigh quality apartment with great standard of finishapartment was clean and comfortable and felt more like a hotel stay with all the amenities providedwe had a very luxurious stay in this gorgeous well maintained apartment in manchester city centreclean throughout with modern decorationgreat apartment - super clean and as advertisedthis flat is clean spacious and moderncould have done with a better cleanplace was super clean
Host:people were so helpful it was lovelywe very appreciated the host for this 4 days' stayingvery stylish and spacious apartment with helpful hoststhis was super helpful and much appreciatedthey were great so helpful and the place was beautifulRead more reviewsgreat location as it was close to the city and train stationgreat location and stylish apartment very comfygood location thanks for hostinggreat location and very spacious apartmenta great flat with a good central location
The beating heart of Manchester
Any of these locations will mean that you are literally in the beating heart of Manchester’s city center. Everything, you could need is at your doorstep and these properties are all fantastic, making this the ideal formula for a perfect holiday. We’d recommend visiting the John Rylands Library, one of the world’s finest collections of rare books. If you’re a football fan then you can’t miss the Old Trafford stadium, or perhaps you like theatre and the arts in which case we’d recommend The Lowry Theatre and then stroll along to the Whitworth Art Gallery for some fine art viewing. Sounds perfect!
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