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DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Piccadilly

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Macdonald Manchester Hotel

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Hilton Manchester Deansgate

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Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel

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Velvet Hotel

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ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street

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The Gardens Hotel

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Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel

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Campanile Manchester

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Pendulum Hotel

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Kimpton Clocktower, an IHG Hotel

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Malmaison Manchester

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Jurys Inn Manchester City Centre

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ibis Styles Manchester Portland

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Ibis Styles Manchester Portland is opposite Piccadilly Gardens, close to the Northern Quarter. Featuring a lively bar, restaurant and high-speed WiFi throughout, the hotel is just 5 minutes' walk from Piccadilly Station. The weather-themed rooms... read more

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Novotel Manchester Centre

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The Edwardian Manchester, A Radisson Collection Hotel

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Winner of the Leading Hotel of the Year 2019 award, Edwardian Manchester, A Radisson Collection Hotel is located in the city's Free Trade Hall, next to the Central Convention Centre. The hotel includes a health... read more

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The Midland

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Innside by Melia Manchester

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Motel One Manchester-Piccadilly

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Athletes Way House

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Holiday Inn Manchester - City Centre, an IHG Hotel

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The Bulls Head Hotel

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Set in Manchester, within 700 metres of Canal Street and less than 1 km of The Palace Theatre, The Bulls Head Hotel offers accommodation with free WiFi. The property is situated 1.4 km from Manchester... read more

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easyHotel Manchester

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Motel One Manchester-Royal Exchange

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AC Hotel by Marriott Manchester City Centre

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Located a 10-minute walk from Victoria train station, Shudehill Interchange and a 15-minute walk from Piccadilly Station, AC Hotel Manchester City Centre is set on the edge of Manchester’s Northern Quarter. Th hotel features exposed... read more

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Dakota Manchester

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Stock Exchange Hotel

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Located in Manchester, 100 metres from Royal Exchange Theatre, Stock Exchange Hotel provides accommodation with a restaurant, private parking, a bar and a shared lounge. This 5-star hotel offers a concierge service and ticket service.... read more

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How to Find Overnight Stays at the Best Price ?


Tourists and visitors can find plenty of cheap hotels and accommodation in the area to suit all tastes and every budget, as long as they look in the right places and manage to score deals. There’re a number of cheap, budget hotels and B&B accommodation located in and around Oxford Road and Manchester Academy where you can put up. The Royal Infirmary hospital is located nearby.

Some of the areas nearest the music venues include Portland Street, Sackville Street, Princess Street, Dickinson Street and you can also find some suitable hotels at Picadilly that makes the nightlife area quite accessible.

best deals and big savingsGet the Cheapest Deals

Keep a watch on deals offered by hotels on these streets, and you should be able to easily enjoy a fun night out at the Academy, grab some pub grub nearby, and then hop back to your hotel or B&B. Making reservations for your bed and breakfast or hotel online gives you the best deals. Reserve a room which includes a breakfast deal can turns out to be very economical if you’re looking for a budget accommodation.

At the very least, search for deals offering breakfast in the nightly room tariff, which can help you save a lot on meals in the city.

Bed and breakfast accommodation to suit all budgets and tastes


Whether you’re looking for a cozy, well-appointed B&B, a boutique hotel with unique decors, or a luxury hotel, there’s something for every budget and taste near the Manchester Academy.

If you’re on a budget, a bed and breakfast may be a good option. Look for a bed and breakfast that includes breakfast in the price you pay for your stay. This way, you can eat on the cheap or indulge yourself a little for lunch or dinner after a good free breakfast. Apart from b&b Manchester also has its luxury chain hotels, and sometimes, if you book well in advance or keep an eye out for deals, you may be able to book a luxury hotel room at a great discounted rate.

Visitors to Manchester can find plenty of good bed and breakfast style accommodation to enjoy a stay on the cheap, but without compromising on comfort. Manchester is the UK’s second city after London, and while its heritage and history gives it culture, the city is a wonderful place to dance, drink, dine and stay without having to spend a fortune.

How to get to Manchester Academy


Name : Manchester Academy

The area has many good pubs like the Big Hands or The Oxford down the road to grab your pre-gig drinks, and the Academy is also located in the center of the University, attracting a large young crowd. Some of the top artists who’ve already played at the venue include The Cure, Marylin Manson, Boots Electric and The Strangers.

Nearest railway station ?

Closest railway station is Oxford Road Station, approx. 15 minutes walk to the Students’ Union (0.9 miles).

From Victoria Station you can take a taxi or catch the link bus to Piccadilly Station and than a train to Oxford Road Station. Another option is to walk which will take around 30 minutes (1,9 miles).

Manchester’s main rail hub is Piccadilly, surrounded by many budget hotels. From here you can take a taxi or take another train to Oxford Road Station. Other options are taking the tram into Piccadilly Gardens and then a bus in the 40s to the University. Or you can also take the number 147 Oxford Link bus to Manchester University. Walking distance is 1,3 miles, which is around 25 minutes.

Nearest Airport ?

The nearest one is Manchester International Airport.

Coach Station

City’s primary coach hub is Manchester Central Coach Station. From here you can walk to Portland Street and take a local bus to the University and concert venues, or you can walk from the coach station to the Academy in about 25 minutes (1,2 miles)

directions : Leave the bus station on Chorlton Street turn left and walk the short distance up to Portland Street. Turn left onto Portland Street. Take one of the local buses in the 40s for the University. Get off the bus at Dover Street near Holy Name Church. Then cross Oxford Road to the Students’ Union, as you look the building the main Academy in 100 yards to the left.

When Driving

When travelling by car the correct Sat Nav postcode to enter is M13 9PR.

Car Parkings

The official car parking is located in Dilworth Street car park at the rear of the Manchester Academy and adjacent to the Contact Theatre.

Car Parks: Dilworth Street, Manchester M15 6JA – Dover Street Car Park, Rumford Street, Manchester M13 9GB – Cecil Street, Manchester M15 6GD and Booth Street West, Manchester M15 6PB

Address : Manchester Academy, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PR, United Kingdom

Nearest Hotels : in the city centre of Manchester on Oxford Road.

Concert Venues


Academy 1: Manchester Academy is the largest venue with a capacity of 2,600.

Academy 2: Located on the first floor of the Students’ Union in the Union’s Main Debating Hall. It has a capacity of 900.

Academy 3: On the second floor of the Students’ Union with a apacity of 450.

Club Academy: Set in the basement of the Students’ Union. The venue has a capacity of 620.

some additional information: University of ManchesterEvents and Tickets