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03rd May 2019 Kingfisher Visitor Guides

Places to stay in Manchester

Planning a visit to Manchester? You’ve made a good choice as Manchester is where centuries of rich history meet a buzzing, modern metropolis, there is also a great range of hotels. 

Manchester is a dynamic and vibrant city at the heart of a vibrant and diverse region. It has all the style, flair and world-class facilities you would expect from a major European destination, with all the warmth of a local city where people are at its very heart.

Take the opportunity to try everything on offer in this fascinating city, including the abundance of fine shops, theatres, festivals restaurants, bars, educational facilities, and to experience the richly diverse communities for which this marvellously different city is famed.

We all know that a place to freshen up, relax or rest your head after a long day of city wandering is absolutely essential on any break. And your budget will determine your hotel choices, with top-end luxury on offer as well as fairly-priced options.

Hotel room

There is a great range of hotels and accommodation in Manchester

Before searching for a hotel, make a quick list of the things that you need to have a good night’s stay. Is it a free breakfast? Is there parking? Do you feel happier in a boutique property or a grand hotel offering the epitome of luxury?

Do you like old-fashioned décor or over-the-top interior design? And are you looking for a relaxing treatment or a state-of the-art gym.

Manchester has hundreds of places to stay and across the city, well-known hotel brands like Hilton and Premier Inn sit alongside independent hotels including the King Street Town House and The Cow Hollow Hotel.

King Street Town House

Listed in Condé Nast’s Hot List 2016 Best Hotels in the World as well as Tripadvisor’s Top 25 UK Travellers’ Choice Award 2017, the King Street Town House truly sets the bar high when it comes to luxurious hotel breaks. Located within the upper King Street Conservation Area of Manchester city centre, the hotel provides contemporary accommodation within a stunning Italian renaissance building. Featuring an onsite spa and infinity pool that overlooks the city of Manchester, this hotel truly is the pinnacle of style and opulence.

Manchester city centre

There’s so much going on in Manchester you’ll be spoilt for choice

The Cow Hollow Hotel

The Cow Hollow Hotel is located in the centre of Manchester’s trendy Northern Quarter within in walking distance of plenty of great shops, bars and restaurants. Rooms are super-stylish and contemporary and even feature a bronze rainfall shower. With REN bathroom products, Netflix access and a complimentary glass of prosecco and nibbles served in the evening, they really have thought of everything, plus the décor is highly instagrammable…

As well as hotels, there is also a great range of hostels, welcoming B&Bs and cosy guesthouses.

And the choice of self-catering is fantastic too, with everything from stunning townhouse properties and gorgeous cottages to converted warehouses.

Whether you stay right in the very heart of the city or outside of the centre, there are lots of accommodation options to choose from. There’s a great choice of facilities too, from WiFi and on-site parking to swimming pools and pet-friendly accommodation.


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