Where to stay in England: hotels in Manchester

Without a doubt, Manchester is an unmissable destination in your UK tour. Perhaps you are taking a business trip to the city, or maybe you just want to roam the streets, ready to marvel at the architecture, museums and cosy local cafés you encounter. The old warehouses, the canals, the Chinatown district, Manchester Cathedral, the Imperial War Museum and Albert Square –to mention but a few attractions- have already made thousands of visitors fall in love with the stories within its walls. However, one might as well say that football lovers are the ones who enjoy Manchester the most, having the chance of going inside Old Trafford Stadium (the historic home of Manchester United team), taking a fan tour and complementing the experience with a visit to the National Football Museum.

In view of the above, staying in a hotel in Manchester city centre is strongly recommended, as commuting between different sites of interest, art galleries, restaurants and shopping areas can be done smoothly by bus, tram or train. If you are arriving by air to this part of England, know that only a short train journey (of about 20 minutes) separates the downtown from Manchester airport: you must take the Skylink to the airport’s railway station first and then hop on a Northern Rail or Transpennine Express train towards Manchester Picadilly Station. Find some recommended accommodation options below and choose the one that best suits your interests and travel budget.

Chesters hotel near Old Trafford in Manchester

This 3-star hotel & restaurant is located just a short stroll from Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester, which makes it ideal for football lovers who visit England. The city centre is 3 kilometres away with excellent public transport connections to and from the accommodation. The rooms, which are cleaned daily, may be twin or double and include en suite bathroom, TV and coffee maker.

Guests are entitled to enjoy a complimentary breakfast buffet displaying a wide range of choices: continental, full English, full Irish, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free. There are free parking spaces available and WiFi access in the public zones of the facilities. Additionally, the multilingual staff of the Chesters will gladly assist you in the booking and arrangement of meeting rooms for events. Check availability and nightly rates for this accommodation next to Old Trafford.

Jurys Inn hotel in Manchester city centre

This accommodation in Manchester is conveniently located 1 kilometre from Picadilly Station and right opposite the Manchester Convention Centre, meaning that guests can walk to St. Peter’s Square, a couple of blocks away. In order to cater to the needs of business travellers, the establishment offers 265 twin, double and triple rooms that can be standard, superior or executive, all of them featuring extra large comfortable beds. They also have private bathroom, work desk, air conditioning, coffee maker and room service.

Aside from the complimentary daily buffet breakfast, with an array of different options that can be adapted to specific dietary needs and lifestyles, the Jurys Inn surprises guests with special features such as Costa Coffee served at the bar, express check-in and check-out, free WiFi internet in the entire premises, paid laundry and dry-cleaning. Furthermore, while staying here you will be able to experience the city’s nightlife at the many local bars in the vicinity. Book your accommodation in central Manchester.

The Renaissance Manchester city centre

This one is a 4-star hotel near Blackfriars Bridge in Manchester. Guests can walk to Manchester Victoria Station, the National Football Museum, the popular high-end shopping road known as King Street and some shopping malls. What is more, if you travel to Great Britain during the Christmas season, you will get the chance to visit the Christmas market as well if you stay here, since the area is famous for its markets and restaurants. The airport stands 13,7 kilometres away.

As a member of the worldwide-renowned luxury hotel brand, it provides ample deluxe rooms and suites with spectacular city views and private bathrooms, 24-hour room service, free WiFi all throughout the building, an onsite restaurant including kids meals and special dietary options in the menu, private parking, safety deposit boxes and other guests services that may imply the payment of a surcharge. The multilingual staff has been trained to assist you at all times. Make your reservation for this hotel in central Manchester.

Would you rather go on searching? If none of the above meet your travel expectations, you can still find many more recommended hotels in Manchester.

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