Accommodation close to 1, 2 and 3 and Club Academy

High Street Townhouse Aparthotel

M4 1EF, Manchester, 58 High Street

High Street Townhouse is located in Manchester’s historic Northern Quarter. Built in 1897 by Wilson Bothamley, the building was originally a milliner's warehouse and shop. Now it has been transformed into a boutique aparthotel of... read more

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£ 55.00

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Holiday Inn Manchester West

M5 4LT, Manchester, Liverpool Street

With free parking and free Wi-Fi, Holiday Inn Manchester West is just a 5-minute drive from the MEN Arena and Manchester’s city centre. Situated just off the M602, the hotel is within 10 minutes’ drive... read more

1210 reviews 7.9
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£ 57.00

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Copthorne Hotel Manchester

M50 3SN, Manchester, Clippers Quay, Salford Quays

Overlooking Manchester’s Salford Quays, this hotel offers free parking and modern rooms. It has easy access to the city centre by tram, and is less than a mile from Old Trafford. Some bedrooms at Copthorne... read more

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£ 60.00

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ibis Styles Manchester Portland

M1 6DP, Manchester, 3-5 Portland Street, Piccadilly Gardens

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

7422 reviews 8.6
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£ 61.00

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Jurys Inn Manchester City Centre

M1 5LE, Manchester, 56 Great Bridgewater Street

Jurys Inn Manchester City Centre is located in the centre of Manchester, 4 minutes' walk to St Peters Square and directly opposite the Manchester Central Convention Centre and the Bridgewater Hall. Free high-speed WiFi is... read more

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£ 63.20

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Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre Arena

M4 5JY, Manchester, Goadsby Road off Swan Street

In the heart of Manchester, this hotel is just 600 metres from the Manchester Arena. Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre Arena has a 24-hour front desk and modern rooms with Wi-Fi access. The bright,... read more

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£ 65.00

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Staycity Aparthotels Manchester Piccadilly

M1 2GH, Manchester, 8B Gateway House

Staycity Aparthotels Manchester Piccadilly offers accommodation in Manchester. Canal Street is 300 metres away. Free WiFi is featured throughout the property. All units have a seating and dining area. There is also a kitchen, equipped... read more

5377 reviews 9.2
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£ 65.70

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Macdonald Manchester Hotel

M1 2PG, Manchester, London Road

Just 150 metres from Manchester Piccadilly Station, the Macdonald Manchester Hotel has an award-winning restaurant, which serves seasonal produce. The property was awarded Best Luxury Hotel in Manchester from the Eat Drink and Awards 2015.... read more

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£ 69.00

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The Ainscow Hotel

M3 5EN, Manchester, Trinity Way

The Ainscow is set next to Salford Central Railway Station and just 10 minutes’ walk from Manchester’s lively centre and the trendy Northern Quarter. This contemporary property offers parking for a fee and a restaurant... read more

1673 reviews 8.8
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£ 69.00

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Hilton Garden Inn Manchester Emirates Old Trafford

M16 0PX, Manchester, Talbot Road

Situated at the Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground, home of Lancashire County Cricket Club, this modern hotel features 150 bedrooms, a 24-hour front desk, garden market, fitness suite and a lively bar and restaurant. Old... read more

1293 reviews 9.1
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£ 71.10

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Hotel Football Old Trafford

M16 0SZ, Manchester, 99 Sir Matt Busby Way

Hotel Football Manchester is located opposite Old Trafford Football Stadium and close to Media City and Manchester City Centre. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with a TV and air... read more

3614 reviews 9.3
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£ 71.10

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Novotel Manchester Centre

M1 4LX, Manchester, 21 Dickinson Street

In Manchester's lively Chinatown, this Novotel is just 500 metres from Manchester Central. The hotel features a fitness centre, stylish restaurant and air-cooled rooms with Wi-Fi access. The spacious rooms at Novotel Manchester Centre each... read more

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£ 75.00

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Park Inn by Radisson Manchester City Centre

M4 4EW, Manchester, Cheetham Hill Road

This modern, 4-star hotel is opposite the MEN Arena and Manchester Victoria Rail Station. It offers a fantastic swimming pool, a gym, and rooms with LCD satellite TVs. With large windows and views over the... read more

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£ 75.60

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City Stop Manchester

M4 2AD, Manchester, Dantzic Street

Located opposite the Printworks, these stylish apartments in Manchester centre have modern kitchens and free Wi-Fi. The 4-star City Stop Apartment Hotel is 600 metres from the Arndale Shopping Centre. Set in a Grade II... read more

1434 reviews 7.9
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£ 77.00

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Holiday Inn Manchester - City Centre

M1 3DT, Manchester, 25 Aytoun Street

Offering a terrace, fitness centre and 12 meeting rooms, Holiday Inn Manchester - City Centre is set in the heart of Manchester, opposite Piccadilly Train Station. Free WiFi is available in all areas, including in... read more

4814 reviews 9.1
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£ 79.00

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Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre

M4 4AF, Manchester, 70 Shudehill

Situated in the lively Northern Quarter of Manchester's city centre, the Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre boasts 228 individually designed rooms, the Glasshouse restaurant and bar, fitness suite and Starbucks. The Crowne Plaza Manchester City... read more

3378 reviews 8.9
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£ 87.20

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Staybridge Suites - Manchester - Oxford Road

M15 6ED, Manchester, 30 Higher Chatham Street

Staybridge Suites - Manchester - Oxford Road is located in Manchester, 300 metres from University of Manchester, and offers free WiFi. The property is situated 900 metres from The Palace Theatre, 1 km from Manchester... read more

10 reviews 9.2
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£ 88.00

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Crowne Plaza - Manchester - Oxford Road

M15 6PQ, Manchester, 55 Booth Street West

Crowne Plaza - Manchester - Oxford Road is located in Manchester in the Greater Manchester region, 300 metres from University of Manchester. This 4-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk. The property is close to... read more

61 reviews 9.3
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£ 96.00

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The Lowry Hotel

M3 5LH, Manchester, 50 Dearmans Place, Chapel Wharf

On the banks of the River Irwell, the award-winning Lowry dominates the skyline with its curved, glass-fronted façade. It has rooms with stunning views, a riverside restaurant and a spa. Free WiFi is also available.... read more

3345 reviews 9.1
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£ 113.00

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Hotel Gotham

M2 4WU, Manchester, 100 King Street

Located in the centre of Manchester, Hotel Gotham is a 3-minute walk from Manchester Arndale Shopping Centre. It offers a rooftop terrace and free WiFi. Serviced by a lift, all rooms and suites are air-conditioned... read more

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£ 125.00

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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.

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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