Accommodation close to Indoor Entertainment Venue

Pendulum Hotel

M1 3BB, Manchester, Weston Building, Sackville St

Just 300 metres from Manchester Piccadilly Station, Pendulum Hotel features a stylish restaurant and conservatory bar. In the bustling city centre, the hotel is 1 mile from O2 Apollo. Free WiFi is available throughout the... read more

2956 reviews 8.1
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£ 43.17

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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

4700 reviews 8.7
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£ 49.00

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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

7954 reviews 8.7
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£ 50.33

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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

4133 reviews 8.6
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£ 59.00

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The Townhouse Manchester

M1 6DF, Manchester, 101 Portland Street

Set in the heart of bustling Manchester, this 19th-century boutique hotel offers stylish, luxurious rooms with 32-inch flat-screen TVs. Oxford Road Rail Station is just 5 minutes’ walk away. With Egyptian cotton sheets, rooms at... read more

2829 reviews 8.5
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£ 62.00

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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

2687 reviews 8.2
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£ 65.00

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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

5533 reviews 7.4
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£ 65.18

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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

4533 reviews 9.1
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£ 67.00

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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

2637 reviews 8.6
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£ 71.00

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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

2745 reviews 9
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£ 71.10

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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

3517 reviews 8.9
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£ 71.20

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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

5800 reviews 8.6
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£ 73.53

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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

6965 reviews 8.2
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£ 75.00

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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

290 reviews 9.2
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£ 77.00

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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

5110 reviews 8.8
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£ 92.00

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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, a restaurant and onsite bar. Free WiFi is available... read more

5518 reviews 8.9
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£ 92.00

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CitySuites

M3 7NH, Manchester, 16 Chapel Street

Deansgate is a 2-minute walk away and Manchester Victoria Station is 350 metres away. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. The building has swimming pool, gym and hot tub available for guests to use.... read more

1053 reviews 9.5
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£ 99.00

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Hilton Manchester Deansgate

M3 4LQ, Manchester, 303 Deansgate

Set in the iconic Beetham Tower, Hilton Manchester Deansgate features a luxury spa and a chic restaurant. The spacious rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows and impressive city views. The sumptuous spa has an elegant indoor swimming... read more

3158 reviews 8.4
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£ 110.00

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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

2139 reviews 9.2
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£ 125.00

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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

3298 reviews 9.1
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£ 159.00

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Where Should I Stay for budget friendly accommodation ?


Depending on how close you want to be to the indoor arena will often have an influence on the price. City centre Manchester places to stay are especially luxurious in the Deansgate area and will situate you within ten minutes walk of the ground. Slightly away from the crowds are several 3 and 4 star cheap hotels which are still located within a third of a mile.

The inner city area of Salford also offers an excellent selection of cheap properties and from here, you will be within walking distance. Popular in the city of Manchester is renting a self catering apartment for a night or the weekend.

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However most hotels have a direct line to a reputable taxi service and the public transport links from here to the city centre are fantastic too. If you need to cater for any special requirements, it is advisable to contact the hotel you are considering in advance to discuss arrangements.

A good hotel in Manchester near the arena complex is the Park Inn by Radisson. The property has an ideal location just opposite the venue and Manchester Victoria Station. Another hotel near Manchester Arena is the 4 star rating Indigo Hotel.

One of the largest arena’s in Britain


The Manchester Arena is one of the largest indoor arena’s in Britain and also Europe. It was opened in 1995 and was formally the Manchester Evening News (MEN) and Phones4U. It is one of the busiest venues across the globe and attracts headline acts like Pharrell Williams, U2, Madonna, Oasis and Simply Red.

This venue also broke records in the 2010/11 season thanks to the residency of Bolton born comedian Peter Kay. More than 1 million visitors are drawn to this entertainment complex annually and it has previously been the recipient of the International Venue of the Year award. Transportation here is excellent, therefore securing accommodation in this city will give you the chance to visit the countless other attractions further afield. Manchester Arena hotels are at a ideal location to explore the city. Booked hotels offer sometimes free car parking, a swimming pool and often free Wifi. Manchester Victoria Station is within walking distance.

The 21,000 capacity Phones 4u arena has also hosted a number of prestigious sporting events in the past including Commonwealth Games events and boxing matches with stars such as David Haye and Mike Tyson. Another popular venue with plenty of accommodation nearby is the Manchester Academy, close to the University campus.

Some of the most exciting attractions nearby include Chill Factore, Band on the Wall, Cornerhouse, Old Trafford football stadium of Man Utd, Heaton park and the People’s History Museum.

Although securing rooms at a bed and breakfast will entitle you to one meal a day, there is a fine assortment or restaurants in this cultural city too. The Mongolian Grill for example in the Northern Quarter is highly recommended as the food is delicious. This all you can eat is worth every penny and offers convenient access to the high street and the best record shops in the city.

Chinatown needs no introduction and by choosing well priced b&b’s, hotels or apartments to rent in this area, you will also enjoy close access to many of the best nightclubs in the city.

Location of the (MEN) Arena in Manchester City Centre – Victoria Station


Name : Manchester Arena (formerly known as NYNEX 1995–1998, Manchester Evening News 1998–2011, Manchester Arena 2011–2013, Phones4U 2013 – 2015)

Location : in Manchester on the corner of Trinity Way, Hunts Bank and Great Ducie Street. Adjacent to Manchester Victoria Station.

North general hospital, Royal Infirmary medical centre, and the large University Hospital complex site can all easily be reached. The central convention complex is within close distance as well.

Address : Trinity Way, Manchester M3 1AR, England, United Kingdom

Postcode district : M3

Tel : +44 161 950 5000

Managed and operated : by SMG Europe

Capacity : 21,000

Opened in 1995

Nearest railway station ?

The (Phones 4u) Arena is situated adjacent to the Victoria Train Station. From Piccadilly rail station it’ s only a short Metrolink ride to Victoria Metrolink tram stop offering easy connections to Piccadilly railway station. Piccadilly rail station is a mile away.

Nearest Airport ?

The nearest airport is the city’s International Airport MAN, located 10.3 miles away, and can be reached by Stagecoach Number 45 or a combination of train and Metrolink.

Nearest Hotels : to the north of the city centre, around Victoria railway station. Many Budget hotels do have a central location. A Manchester city centre hotel can be booked for a single traveller, a couple, family or larger groups. Arena hotels are within walking distance of the entertainment and concert venue.

Nearby Attractions and Sights M3 1AR Trinity Way


Chetham’s Library (Long Millgate, Manchester M3 1SB, England): little library. The library is astonishing in its age and pristine state.

Manchester Cathedral (Victoria St, north end of Deansgate, M3 1SX): cathedral part of the Church of England, situated just off Deansgate close to Arndale shopping district.

National Football Museum (Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG): world’s biggest football museum. The museum consists out of five floors of excellent football memorabilia, combined with fun active football games for kids.

Printworks (27, Withy Grove, M4 2BS): major leisure and entertainment complex. There are many bars and restaurants as well as a cinema.