Top 15 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Northern Quarter, Manchester, England - Updated 2024

airbnb Manchester Northern Quarter
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The Northern Quarter is one of Manchester’s most vibrant neighborhoods, with spectacular street art, lively bars and music venues, and an impressive cultural blend. The gastronomic scene is very diverse, with great spots like Trof Northern Quarter, a cafe bar that serves global food and hosts open-mic nights, or North Tea Power, a cozy tearoom that serves loose-leaf teas, handcrafted coffee, and a variety of sandwiches. For a quick dive into Manchester’s history, a visit to the Greater Manchester Police Museum is worth it. Located at the edge of the Northern Quarter, the Piccadilly Gardens is a great option for outdoor leisure time. Visitors can walk on paved alleys, sit on the grass, or stop by to admire the fountains. Check out our list of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Northern Quarter, Manchester, England, below!

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 15, 2024.

1. A modern penthouse apartment (from USD 126)

Set in the heart of Northern Quarter, this apartment promises an amazing stay in one of the trendiest neighborhoods in the city. Two spacious bedrooms are available to accommodate up to five people. Walk right into the shower area as soon as you wake up in the morning to make yourself feel fresh right away. Then, make your way to the equipped kitchen to make a cup of coffee and whip up a delicious breakfast. Stay relaxed in the living room and enjoy the natural light that comes through the large windows while you are watching your favorite TV. There is an outdoor balcony in which you can enjoy a glass of wine at night.

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Manchester, M1 1JN, England, United Kingdom
2.32 km (1.5 mi) from Etihad Stadium
656 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
sofa bed super confy
as well as this it’s a very stylish comfortable apartment with lots of room for 2 people
the apartment was filled with thoughtful touches which made me feel extremely welcome
great apartment close to all the amenities required
great comfortable little apartment in the northern quarter with everything you need to hand
it's clean comfortable and well-equipped
the apartment is modern clean and tidy
the bedroom was clean stylish and had everything you needed
his apartment was clean and also very nicely furnished
the apartment was lovely and clean and also really cosy and warm
host was good at communicating and was really helpful
the host went above and beyond to help me out with any and every request i had
warren is a wonderful host
host is friendly clearly knows the area and is very helpful
warren is a great host who was there to offer assistance throughout if needed
great location for picadilly station and shopping
best location for food and shopping nice
great location in the northern quarter
great location for getting around manchester
absolutely amazing space close to the city centre
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2. Spacious, modern two-bedroom flat in city centre (from USD 3435)

This corner-style vacation rental awaits its guests to enjoy their stay in a modern, stylish decor, with lots of natural light and great views. The property has Wi-Fi, cable television, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a washer and dryer. Free parking is also available on request. The rental is conveniently located near the Manchester Victoria train station, the National Football Museum, and a variety of bars and restaurants. If you’re looking for dining options, check out Home Sweet Home, an American-style restaurant with Tex Mex dishes. For vegetarian options and late-night snacks, check out the nearby Almost Famous.

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Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
2.5 km (1.6 mi) from Etihad Stadium
131 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good amenities within the the apartment
two comfortable double bedroooms two bathrooms with excellent facilities - lovely hot showers
very clean and tidy
space was clean and tidy
very clean and spacey 2 bed apartment in northern quarter
the place was sparkling clean quiet and overall amazing
ben has a well placed and clean apartment
responsive host
ben was a brilliant host with quick responses to any questions i had
quick responses and clear instructions from host
ben is a very nice host
ben was very helpful when we contacted him
location was great though
the location is great for a city centre trip located in a central northern quarter area
the location especially was fantastic
great location for city centre access
apartment is in a great location
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3. Modern and cosy apartment

This modern and bright vacation rental has all the amenities you might need for your Manchester getaway. The accommodation comes with a comfortable living area with a flat-screen television, a dining table that can seat four people, and a fully-equipped kitchen, where you can cook after shopping at the nearby supermarket. In the bathroom, guests will find a bathtub and shower combo, while the bedroom has a cozy king-size bed. Other amenities include a washer and dryer, Wi-Fi, towels, linens, and toiletries. Another great perk is the rental’s location, less than 10 minutes walking distance from Piccadilly Gardens, and the Piccadilly and Victoria stations.

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2.05 km (1.3 mi) from Etihad Stadium
5 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 4 Guests

4. Two-bedroom apartment in Northern Quarter

This two-bedroom, two-bathroom vacation rental is perfect for a family or friends’ getaway. Spacious enough to fit four guests, it is perfectly located within walking distance from Northern Quarter’s hotspots, such as the Piccadilly Garden, the Odeon Café, or the famous Canal Street. The neighborhood has a great vibe, with lots of pubs, bars, and even a market nearby. At the property, you will find free Wi-Fi, linens, towels, and toiletries, a laptop-friendly workspace, central heating, and an elevator. Breakfast is provided and is best enjoyed with a fresh cup of coffee on the balcony. The property doesn’t allow smoking, pets, parties, or infants less than two years.

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2.36 km (1.5 mi) from Etihad Stadium
138 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 4 Guests

5. Stunning two-bedroom apartment in the city center

You’ll immediately fall in love with this bright and modern apartment and its open plan living and dining area with tall windows, overlooking the Piccadilly Gardens. The accommodation is conveniently located, only 5 minutes from the Manchester Piccadilly Train Station and within minutes from bus and tram stops. The accommodation comes with a Wi-Fi, television, a coffee machine, toiletries, towels, linens, and cooking utensils. Other amenities include a washer and dryer, a dishwasher, a microwave, an oven, and a stove.

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2.44 km (1.6 mi) from Etihad Stadium
37 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 6 Guests

6. Heritage penthouse in city center

This modern and bright vacation rental is perfect for a couple’s getaway in the Northern Quarter of Manchester. There are tea, coffee, milk, and chocolate goodies waiting for you in the fully-equipped kitchen. From there, you can either take the indoor stairs that lead to the bedroom or go in the living room and relax in front of the flat-screen television. The accommodation comes with Wi-Fi, DVDs, cable television, a bathtub, a dishwasher, a stove, an oven, a microwave, and a refrigerator. The property is only three minutes from Manchester Piccadilly Train Station and within walking distance from the Piccadilly Manchester Police Museum, the Whiskey Jar, a bar with brick walls and great cocktails, and Allotment, a casual and cozy cocktail bar.

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2.16 km (1.4 mi) from Etihad Stadium
32 reviews  
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests

7. Heritage loft in city center

This cozy and colorful loft has an amazing location, only a few minutes from Manchester Piccadilly Train Station. You’ll get to stay in an 1877 building that’s full of history, yet doesn’t lack comfort and charm. You’ll find coffee, tea, chocolate goodies, and toiletries, for you to enjoy. The vacation rental comes with a stove, an oven, television, a microwave, and a refrigerator. For guests’ safety, there’s also a fire extinguisher and carbon monoxide and smoke detectors.

The rental is located right between the Northern Quarter and Piccadilly, offering its guests the chance to experience the best of both sides. The area is sprinkled with coffee shops, bars, and restaurants, while the Manchester city center is only 15 minutes away, by foot.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2.22 km (1.4 mi) from Etihad Stadium
201 reviews  
Entire loft 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

8. Stunning apartment in Victorian building in Northern Quarter

Access to this lovely Victorian building can be done from the courtyard. Once inside, you’ll find large windows, high ceilings, and modern-decorated rooms. Spacious enough to host six guests, the property has two bathrooms, one with a walk-in shower, and one with a bathtub. Some of the amenities include a washer and dryer, Wi-Fi, towels, linens and toiletries, and a laptop-friendly space. Located right in the heart of the city, the apartment is near the Alan Turing Memorial, the Museum of Science and Industry, and the Piccadilly Gardens.

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Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
2.06 km (1.3 mi) from Etihad Stadium
98 reviews  
Entire apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

9. Bright and cozy ensuite room with balcony

This bright and cozy ensuite room is located in the heart of Manchester, right in the city center, and close to a variety of attractions. The room has tall windows that open onto a lovely balcony, perfect for relaxation and enjoying the view. Throughout your stay, you will have access to free Wi-Fi, a laptop-friendly workspace, breakfast, and a variety of city maps and guides to help you in your city explorations. The vacation rental is within walking distance from museums, theaters, shops, and China Town. Sports enthusiasts will be happy to hear that the Etihad Stadium is only 25 minutes from the property, while the Manchester United Stadium is a short tram ride away.

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
2.11 km (1.4 mi) from Etihad Stadium
436 reviews  
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a beautiful apartment with a lovely balcony and view
the room was impressive very light-filled stylish with a balcony and a private bathroom
fanstastic place with good view and room was nice and comfortable
the room also opened to a pretty balcony which really gave it a luxe feel
the room is really nice and comfy with all the necessary stuff like towels shampoo hair dryer etc
the room is clean tidy and neat
nice clean rooms with a good shower
good size room and ensuite which is super clean
room was clean and nice so was the living room which are so nicely decorated
very good homestay clean and harmony
highly recommend this apartment with great hosts
kayro and his husband were really kind
very friendly and great hospitality
karyo and collin are two great hosts they make you feel like home
very nice place and very nice host
stunning location right behind picadilly station
perfect location and close to everything
good location as it's near manchester piccadilly station and city centre
this apartment is a great location very close to the train station and a short walk from the city
perfect location to discover the city centre of manchester
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10. A warm apartment in the heart of Manchester City

Feel the buzzing atmosphere as you book this apartment that is located right in the heart of Manchester City. Three comfortable beds are provided to accommodate eight people. The living room features a huge sofa where you can snuggle up and enjoy a good book. As a compliment, you will be provided with an unlimited stock of coffee and tea as well as free wireless internet access.

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
2.26 km (1.5 mi) from Etihad Stadium
196 reviews  
Entire apartment 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen has all the necessities with a spacious living room all providing great light
beds were so comfortable
we had a great stay at this apartment
the apartment was not as good as we hoped but it was okay
comfortable beds huge duplex apartment and really big living area
it was clean and neat
accomodation spotless and easy to find
flat was clean bright airy and comfortable
the apartment was clean
also the apartment is cozy and clean
host made us feel very welcome and went above and beyond to make our stay comfortable
over all amazing host and great stay
this place was spot on to host my best friends hen do
best host ever quick response easily communication and very patient
good host and replies when you need him too
perfect location i northern quarter
excellent location within walking distance of everything we wanted to do
a great space located very centrally everything within walking distance
good location near manchester city centre
the location is also nice
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11. Boutique Industrial-era apartment with a fireplace (from USD 154)

Situated in the heart of it all, this fully furnished apartment in Manchester provides guests with a unique stay experience. Designs and decors reminiscent of the Industrial Revolution and the Victorian era appear front and center.

Apart from its quirky furnishings, this condo unit is also packed with convenient amenities such as a full kitchen, smart TVs, Wi-Fi, as well as board games. Book this short-term rental set in a historical building established in 1877 and enjoy a stay like no other.

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
2.24 km (1.4 mi) from Etihad Stadium
129 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire serviced apartment 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice decor in the apartment and on the whole amenities good
excellent facilities well equipped kitchen comfortable beds and full of quirky decor
this flat is so charming and clean as a whistle
very central clean and communication with adam was great
it’s spotless and the decor is one-of-a-kind- really handsome and fun at the same time
great location clean and well equipped
adam was very responsive
support from the host was 1st class pre and during stay
hosts very helpful with prompt answers to questions
also adam and the management company were very responsive and helpful
adam the host was really helpful - always there if we had any questions or needed anything
ideally located for heart of central manchester
great location just a few minutes walk from train station
great location only a couple minutes from the train station
wonderful apartment perfect central location
easy walk to the train station bus station and north quarter
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12. Recently renovated apartment with elegant interiors (from USD 315)

Planning to stay in Manchester for a short term? This rental will supply you with whatever you need, with a chic, urban flair to match your vibe. Only recently renovated, the accommodation hosts two bedrooms, two baths, and a bright and airy open-plan living space - all of which are suited for a family or a group of six.

The city’s thrilling food-and-beverage scene is worth writing about, and, thankfully, this apartment is only a stone’s throw away from all the action. What’s more, it’s also close to other frequented attractions, particularly the Piccadilly Gardens.

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Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
2.36 km (1.5 mi) from Etihad Stadium
86 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the apartment well organized and had everything we needed
joe was a life savior when he brought us a fan during the heatwave that hit europe
the apartment is very clean and comfortable
clean and modern inside and plenty of room for the six of us
apartment was clean and tidy looked exactly as it did in the photos
the flat was well located clean and stylish
had a great time perfect location and very clean would definitely return
joseph the host was very helpful
host is very nice and polite
joe was a great host explained everything to us and answered any questions we had
good comms from owner
he was attentive at the same time as respecting our privacy
great central location also
great place and central location
easy to find location
the location is great about 5min walking to arndale
the location of the apartment is ideal we were able to walk everywhere
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13. A bright and spacious loft (from USD 174)

Situated right in the heart of Manchester, this two-bedroom loft apartment provides easy access to everything you need. From attractions and transportation to restaurants and shops, all are at your doorstep. Command Alexa to play your favorite music in the morning to make you feel relaxed.

When you have nothing to do, why don’t you play Super Nintendo or Xbox to keep you entertained? These games are suitable for young kids and big kids like yourself. Two bedrooms are available to cater for six people, and your dogs are also welcome to stay in this pet-friendly Airbnb. You can also enjoy a bathroom, an equipped kitchen and complimentary wireless internet access.

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Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
2.29 km (1.5 mi) from Etihad Stadium
319 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice comforts like the smart tv alexa comfy beds and couches made it a great stay
the beds are incredibly comfortable the living room was perfect for lounging and having great meals
the apartment has all alexa and games :) which is quite nice
we had a great stay in this apartment
nice apartment modern and well equipped
spotless super stylish amazingly well equipped
highly recommend this place clean great communication and good location
beautiful place to stay well cleaned
clean and lovely little touches like games console little cocktail area
clean stylish flat that is a perfect base to explore the city
matt & steph were excellent hosts and very helpful throughout
matt & steph were great hosts who communicated brilliantly
hosts were communicative and helpful
great hosts that respond quickly and make sure you’ve got all you need
matt and steph were gracious hosts
the location is very good
great location in the nq
convenient location and lovely place
great location and a great apartment
nice flat in a central location
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14. Stylish duplex apartment with terrace ancoats (from USD 150)

This stylish two-bedroom, two-bathroom rental will instantly make you fall in love with it. The dining and living areas have floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the city; on the other side of the windows, you will also find a fantastic terrace where you can relax, drink your morning coffee, or enjoy a nightcap. The property comes with Wi-Fi, a washer and dryer, a dishwasher, and a fully-equipped kitchen with modern appliances. All of Northern Quarter’s hotspots are within walking distance from the property. Both Piccadilly and Victoria train stations are 10 minutes away, while bars and restaurants are just around the corner.

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Ancoats, England, United Kingdom
2.03 km (1.3 mi) from Etihad Stadium
438 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great chill out space on balcony and living room
excellent sized flat with 2 spacious bathrooms and all the amenities you need for a relaxing night sleep
the kitchen is really well set up to cook with loads of cookbooks for foodies to enjoy
another plus for me was the huge sofa to fall into and just chill watching a large tv
both beds are super comfortable
clean tidy and spacious
great apartment with good interiors cleanliness of kitchen equipment could be better
comfortable and quirky facilities that caters for all you could need for your stay clean and tidy
superb cleanliness and lots of amenities provided
hosts easy to contact
good hosts who responded quickly to questions
the hosts were unbelievably helpful
thank you for being an excellent host
the hosts communicated well and provided lots of helpful information
a nice apartment walking distance from everything
location is fantastic and within walking distance to all things central
great location and stylish space
great location good sized property
great place & great location
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15. Lushpads flat (from USD 311)

This elegant and spacious vacation rental can host up to 10 guests, so it’s perfect for two families traveling together, or a large group of friends. The apartment comes with a large living area, dining areas, and a fully-equipped kitchen. Other amenities and facilities include air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, flat-screen televisions, and a washer and dryer.

Outside of the accommodation, you’ll find the vibrant and lively Northern Quarter with its buzzing bars and restaurants. The Manchester Airport is a 30-minute drive away from the property. The Piccadilly Station is only 5 minutes away.

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Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
2.33 km (1.5 mi) from Etihad Stadium
158 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 8 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
such a wonderful apartment with lots of space and plenty of amenities
plenty of space really comfortable and stylish
we had an amazing stay at jennie’s apartment
the host was fantastic and the amenities in the apartment were perfect
10 girls and the apartment was truly amazing
very clean and everything worked as advertised
the rooms are clean and nice
beautiful apartment very well equipped clean comfortable and stylish
the apartment is very clean and well kept with three bedrooms and two bathrooms
great location flat was extremely clean and all beds extremely comfortable
the host was amazing quick responses to any messages
jennie is a great host
jennie was a great host who was very knowledgeable and accommodating
jenny was the perfect host and the apartment was great
jennie was such a welcoming host
perfect location for a good weekend away
plus the location is fantastic
great central location in the northern quarter
it's located in a really cool neighborhood (walking distance to city centre and main transport links)
great location brilliant living space
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Exploring Manchester's vibrant Northern Quarter

The Northern Quarter in Manchester, UK, is one of the most vibrant and lively parts of the city. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or just your better half, at least one of these vacation rentals will be a perfect choice for your Manchester getaway.

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