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Hotels in Manchester

The UK's second city, Manchester in Northern England, has culture, shopping and dining to rival London, but generally at a cheaper price. Whether you're drawn to the city by its famous football teams, bands like Oasis and The Smiths, its industrial legacy or legendary nightlife, there's lots to see and do in Manchester.

Manchester's city centre is divided into several neighbourhoods, each of which has a distinctive character. Learning about some of these neighbourhoods should help you to decide where to book your hotel in Manchester, comparing prices on Skyscanner to find the cheapest deals.

Where to stay in Manchester


Manchester's main transport hub, with Piccadilly train station and Piccadilly Gardens bus station connecting you to cities across the UK, Piccadilly is right in the centre of the city. Walking down its high streets, you'll see independent boutiques mixing with major retailers at the Arndale Centre, the largest inner city shopping centre in the UK, one of the UK's best Chinatowns on George Street and Faulkner Street, and the famous Gay Village centred on Canal Street.

Millennium Quarter

Just north of Piccadilly, staying at a hotel in the Millennium Quarter would be convenient if you're attending a concert at Manchester Evening News Arena or going out to the Printworks, a former newspaper building that now houses bars, clubs, restaurants and an IMAX cinema. The Wheel of Manchester and historic Manchester Cathedral are also in this area.


Home to many shops, bars and restaurants, Deansgate is also where you'll find the Manchester Central Convention Complex for large conferences and events, as well as cultural venues like the Museum of Science and Industry. With excellent bus, tram and rail connections, Deansgate is conveniently located to access other central neighbourhoods.

What to do in Manchester

Free activities

When you've found a cheap hotel in Manchester, you can save even more by checking out the city's many free activities. This includes many of its finest museums and galleries, such as Manchester Art Gallery, the Museum of Science and Industry and the National Football Museum.

Get out to the Lake District

The UK's most popular national park, visited by 15 million people every year, the Lake District is just 2 hours from Manchester by car, bus or train. See the landscape that inspired the poetry of Wordsworth as well as many other writers and artists.

Visit during festival season

Manchester is a lively city where there's always something going on. Annual events to mark in your calendar include the Great Manchester Run in May, Parklife music festival in June, Pride in August and traditional Christmas markets.

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Please note: all information is correct as of March 2019.

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Cally Staffiere
Cally StaffiereWolverhampton

I love Manchester there's so much to do and see, been meaning to take my mom to the corrie tour and Trafford shopping centre.

Ayaz Bilawala
Ayaz BilawalaMumbai (Bombay)

Wonderful city vibrant loads of pubs and bitters easy to get along and well connected football crazy lots of fun and superb music Never a dull moment Ayaz Bilawala

Kevin Picholo
Kevin PicholoFoster City

I liked Manchester, a little bit of old and a little bit of new mixed. I stayed near the Manchester Arndale, which is a mall in center of town.

Callum Soukup-Croy
Callum Soukup-CroyGlasgow

Manchester is a great city to visit. There is some fantastic shopping and the nightlife scene is second to none, especially for LGBT travelers. Check out the Gothic city hall and the huge Arndale Centre. A great place to take the kids is the museum of science and industry.


The least expensive month is January, with an average of $159 per night. The most expensive month to stay in Manchester is October, with an average price of $260 per night.
The average price of a hotel in January last year was $230 per night. This is the same as the average nightly price seen over the previous 12 months.
In Manchester, the expected average temperature in January is 4.9°C/40.8°F. The warmest month is typically July, which averages 20.8°C/69.4°F. The coolest month is December, with temperatures averaging 1.8°C/35.2°F.
The nearest airport to Manchester is Manchester (MAN) (14.13km). Other nearby airports include: Liverpool (43.90km) Leeds Bradford (58.05km)

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