Accommodation close to 1, 2 and 3 and Club Academy

Holiday Inn Express Manchester - Salford Quays

M50 3XW, Manchester, Waterfront Quay, Salford

Just outside Manchester centre, this Holiday Inn Express is a 20-minute walk from Manchester United Football Club. The modern hotel has a 24-hour front desk and on-site parking. The stylish and comfortable bedrooms feature Wi-Fi... read more

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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

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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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£ 56.25

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Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel

M1 4PH, Manchester, Piccadilly Plaza, Portland Street

Overlooking Piccadilly Gardens, the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly is situated in the heart of the city and just a 5-minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station. A 24-hour front desk is available, along with a fully... read more

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£ 61.5

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Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre

M1 5QA, Manchester, 2 Oxford Road

Situated next to the University Of Manchester, the Holiday Inn Express Manchester is a 5-minute walk from Oxford Road Train Station. Rooms feature a powerful shower, WiFi, and an LCD TV. Set on Oxford Road,... read more

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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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Innside by Melia Manchester

M15 4RP, Manchester, 1 First Street

Innside Manchester by Melia is located in the city centre and within 5 minutes’ walk of the train stations at Deansgate and Oxford Road. It offers a gym, sauna, a restaurant and bar. The hotel... read more

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Motel One Manchester-Royal Exchange

M2 1WD, Manchester, 15 CROSS STREET

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Motel One Manchester-Royal Exchange offers accommodation in Manchester, 400 metres from Deansgate. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Each room at this hotel is air conditioned and is equipped... read more

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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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£ 71

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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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Holiday Inn Manchester-Mediacityuk

M50 2EQ, Manchester, White Tower, Mediacity

With free Wi-Fi and a stylish restaurant, Holiday Inn Manchester-Mediacityuk is just 10 minutes’ drive from Manchester centre. BBC Manchester is a 1-minute walk away. Located in Salford Quays, this new hotel has modern rooms... read more

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La Reserve Aparthotel Manchester

M1 2JB, Manchester, 7 Ducie Street

Featuring a selection of 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments and penthouse suites, some with private roof terraces or wrap-around balconies offering views across the Manchester skyline. Opened in November 2016, La Reserve Aparthotel Manchester is... read more

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£ 71.1

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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

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£ 72

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Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel

M3 2EQ, Manchester, Blackfriars Street

Located on Manchester’s central Deansgate Road and ideal for shopping, this modern hotel has spacious, air-conditioned rooms with city views. It is just 650 metres from the Manchester Arena. Unlimited free WiFi is available in... read more

3671 reviews 8.8
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£ 74

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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

5415 reviews 8.6
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£ 74.37

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Princess St Hotel (formally Arora Hotel Manchester)

M1 4LG, Manchester, 18-24 Princess Street

In Manchester city centre, the Princess St. Hotel has a 24-hour fitness centre, modern rooms, and free WiFi throughout. Manchester’s central shopping district is a 3-minute walk away and Manchester Art Gallery is directly opposite.... read more

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£ 74.7

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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

3623 reviews 9.3
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£ 79

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester

M2 5GP, Manchester, Free Trade Hall, Peter Street

The award-winning Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester is located in the city's Free Trade Hall, next to the Central Convention Centre. The hotel includes a health spa, 2 restaurants and onsite bar. Free Wi-Fi is available... read more

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£ 80

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The Midland - QHotels

M60 2DS, Manchester, 16 Peter St

The Midland - QHotels is an award-winning, 4-star luxury hotel with a spa in Manchester city centre. It offers stylish, air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. Providing a fine dining experience, Adam Reid at The French... read more

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£ 89.1

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The Principal Manchester

M60 7HA, Manchester, Oxford Street

Set in the heart of Manchester’s vibrant city centre, the grand Principal Manchester, formerly The Palace Hotel, underwent in 2016 a multi-million pound refurbishment and offers stylish, modern rooms just a minute’s walk from Oxford... 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.

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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