Hotel, Bed and Breakfast near Man United stadium
M5 3AW, Manchester, 17-19 Trafford Road, Salford Quays
Overlooking Salford Quays, AC Hotel by Marriott Manchester Salford Quays, A Marriott Lifestyle hotel is just 1 mile from the recently developed Media City UK. This 4-star hotel offers 24-hour room service and complimentary WiFi... read more
£ 60.00View Rates
M50 3BD, Manchester, 250 The Quays
These apartments in Salford Quays have high-spec furnishings and fittings, with secure on-site parking and free Wi-Fi. The spacious rooms feature contemporary décor, and each bedroom has a private bathroom. All apartments have a flat-screen... read more
£ 53.10View Rates
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
£ 65.00View Rates
M3 4JR, Manchester, Liverpool Rd
Overlooking the Bridgewater canal, The Castlefield Hotel is 400 metres from Manchester city centre, and a 10-minute walk from Deansgate Rail Station. There is free Wi-Fi, a gym and an 18-metre swimming pool. The Castlefield... read more
£ 42.00View Rates
M16 0PE, Manchester, 23 Talbot Road, Old Trafford, Trafford
Just a 10-minute walk from Old Trafford Stadium and Lancashire County Cricket Club, this hotel offers free private parking and free WiFi access at reception. Trafford Bar Metrolink Station is 100 metres away. All of... read more
£ 42.68View Rates
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
£ 34.31View Rates
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
£ 30.93View Rates
M5 3AW, Manchester, 19 Trafford Road
ibis budget Manchester Salford Quays is a 21-minute walk to Media City UK, a 15-minute walk to Old Trafford, a 14-minute walk to the Lowry Threatre and Shopping Outlet and a 30-minute walk to the... read more
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M16 0AH, Manchester, 16 Park Drive
Featuring a garden, Park Drive TownHouse offers accommodation in Manchester with free WiFi and garden views. The property is 4 km from Whitworth Art Gallery and 4 km from Bridgewater Hall. This apartment is fitted... read more
£ 150.00View Rates
M15 4AW, Manchester, 371A Stretford Road Hulme
Situated 1.8 km from Bridgewater Hall, City Central Kind Rooms features accommodation with a shared lounge, a garden and a shared kitchen for your convenience. Both WiFi and private parking are accessible at the homestay... read more
£ 31.88View Rates
M15 4JN, Manchester, City Road Manchester
Set 2 km from Bridgewater Hall, Bed 4 night offers accommodation with a shared lounge, a garden and a shared kitchen for your convenience. Both WiFi and private parking are available at the homestay free... read more
£ 80.00View Rates
M16 0FF, Manchester, Throstles Nest 122 Seymour Grove
Located in Manchester in the Greater Manchester region, GREEN APARTMENTS UNIQUE EXECUTIVE LUXURY provides accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking. Each unit offers a fully equipped kitchen, a TV with satellite channels, a... read more
£ 49.00View Rates
M50 2HJ, Manchester, X1 Media City Tower 2, Apartment 2510
Featuring a fitness centre, a bar, a shared lounge and a garden, Luxury Apartment Salford Quays Media City is located in the Salford district of Manchester, only 500 metres from The Lowry. It is set... read more
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M32 0RS, Manchester, 730 Chester Road
Attractively located in the Old Trafford district of Manchester, DJ Suites The Element is situated 300 metres from Old Trafford Stadium, 1.2 km from The Lowry and 3.3 km from Opera House Manchester. The property... read more
£ 32.00View Rates
M50 3AS, Manchester, Clippers Quay 905 Torrens apartment
Clippers Quays is situated in the Salford district of Manchester, 600 metres from Old Trafford Stadium, less than 1 km from The Lowry and 2.6 km from Opera House Manchester. The property is 2.8 km... read more
£ 116.64View Rates
Old Trafford Football Stadium – Theatre of Dreams
The reason so many people visit Old Trafford is because of the world-class standard of play that the footballers that play there produce. Some of the world’s biggest names in football have played there and still do play there; Wayne Rooney, Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale have all graced the stadium with their presence.
You can bet your bottom dollar that the ground will be full of football fans home and away, that have come to support their respective clubs. Many football fans choose to make a night of it when they come to watch Manchester United. They decide to come to Old Trafford, head out afterwards and most likely end up booking cheap hotels, hostels or b&b’s to stay in until morning. Many places to stay have free Wifi and are within easy reach of both Man Utd and the city centre.
The English premier league truly is the greatest league there is and Manchester United FC have been an integral part of the drama of the league for over a decade. It’s nickname is the theatre of dreams and the reason so many people come to visit, despite the fact that their team is probably going to lose is because it is a great day out. The atmosphere is amazing and the city of Manchester is brilliant for afterwards.
The stadium is located south west of the city centre, approximately 0.5 miles (0.8 km) from Old Trafford Cricket Ground and adjacent Manchester Metrolink tram station. Popular are guided stadium tours which takes about 70 minutes. You are able to visit the dugouts, changing rooms, pitch, players tunnel, and the Man Utd. Museum. Tours run seven days a week except matchdays. A hotel in Manchester near the Trafford Stadium can easily booked online. Hotels in Old Trafford are located within short walking distance of Manchester United football club.
Cheap Accommodation – Where Should I Stay ?
The majority of football fans like to have a drink of alcohol before and after the game, to get them in the mood, it is a very social thing; people like to feel part of a club. Most fans will come to Manchester early, have something to eat before, have a catch up with their friends and make a real day of it. The football stadium can easily be reached from the city centre. Book online cheap 2 or 3 star hotels near the ground. Hotels around Manchester United are close to Media City and the City Centre.
Not only will fans socialize before the match, they will also meet up afterwards, often drinking until the early hours of the morning, leaving them in no fit state to drive home. Many fans visiting Man U’s Old Trafford football ground will want to book their accommodation in advance, to get the best deals and cheap hotels and b&b’s. Also within walking distance is Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground, home of Lancashire County Cricket Club.
A bed and breakfast is probably one of the destinations of choice for United fans, b&b rooms are very cheap and the clue is in the name, a bed and breakfast does what it says on the tin, you get a bed and then a nice hearty breakfast to cure the hangover from the night before, it is the ideal overnight accommodation for a fan of a visiting club.
An alternative is making a reservation for a fancy apartment rental. In general it’s easy to book a nice, cheap hotel room before or after a day at the match. What you really need is a bed and some food in the morning. Manchester Old Trafford area is full of well priced accommodations, perfect for United fans or any other team.
Check also : Hotels near City of Manchester Stadium
Travel – How to get to Matches
Nearest Train Station ?
Get to Old Trafford by train from Manchester Piccadilly mainline station to Manchester United FC Halt railway station, adjacent to the South Stand of the stadium. Travel time is 15 minutes.
The station is located between the Deansgate and Trafford Park stations on the Southern Route of Northern Rail’s Liverpool to Manchester line, and is only open on matchdays.
The ground is also serviced by both the Altrincham and Eccles lines of the Manchester Metrolink network, with the nearest stops being Exchange Quay at nearby Salford Quays, and Old Trafford, which it shares with the Old Trafford Cricket Ground.
Coming from the West : when travelling by car from the M6 you have to take junction 7 & 8 and turn onto Chester Road (A56) northbound towards Stretford. Follow Chester Road for about 2 miles and turn left onto Sir Matt Busby Way (access closed on matchdays). The ground is half a mile down this road on your left.
Coming from the South : when driving on the M6, exit the motorway at Junction 19 and follow the A556 towards Altrincham. This will lead you onto the A56 towards Manchester. Keep on the A56 for six miles and then you will come to see Sir Matt Busby Way on your left.
Coming from the North : when driving on the M6, leave the motorway at Junction 30 and take the M61 towards Bolton. At the end of the M61, join the M60. Leave the M60 at Junction 9 and follow the A5081 towards Manchester. After about two miles you will reach Sir Matt Busby Way on your right for the ground.
It’s recommended to use either the train or metrolink.
The nearest airport to Old Trafford is Manchester International Airport which is approximately 8 miles away from the football ground. It’s easy to book cheap hotels near Manchester Airport as well.
Some Facts and Location
Name : Old Trafford
The stadium is also known as the “Theatre of dreams”, having been given that name by Sir Bobby Charlton. The venue can easily reached by car, bus, train and Metrolink. The venue has a capacity of almost 76,000 seats.
Emirates Old Trafford cricket ground is located within walking distance as well.
Location : in the town of Stretford, within the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, 2 miles to the southwest of Manchester city centre.
Address : Sir Matt Busby Way, Manchester M16 0RA, England, United Kingdom
- Central Liverpool — 34 miles
- Blackburn Hotels and B&B’s — 35 miles
- Sheffield City Centre — 39 miles
- Leeds in West Yorkshire — 51 miles
- Huddersfield in West Yorkshire — 37 miles
- Blackpool Hotel — 52 miles
Club : Manchester United Football Club (MUFC)
Nickname : The Red Devils
Postcode district : M16
Region : North West England
County : Greater Manchester
Tel : +44 161 868 8000
Nearest Hotels : to the southwest of central Manchester UK.
Attractions within easy reach – M16 0RA sat nav postcode area
Manchester United Museum and Stadium Tour (Sir Matt Busby Way, Old Trafford, Trafford M16 0RA, England): very informative tour of the ground. The tour includes the players private lounge and dressing room, the managers dug out, VIP stands, disabled stands, press area and Munich tunnel. A must for Man Utd fans.
Imperial War Museum North (Trafford Wharf Rd, The Quays, Manchester M17 1TZ, England): museum located in a modern building next to the BBC’s Salford offices. The museum itself is free.
Arndale Centre (1st Floor, Manchester M4 3AQ, England): shopping center with plenty of shops.
Ordsall Hall (322 Ordsall Lane, Ordsall, Salford M5 3AN, England): beautiful building with interesting exhibits and gardens, not far from Salford Quay and the Lowry Centre.