Budget Friendly Accommodation in Central Manchester UK

Hatters at Hilton Chambers

M1 1JJ, Manchester, 15 Hilton Street

Located in the heart of Manchester's lively Northern Quarter and offering free WiFi in all rooms and communal areas. Hatters at Hilton Chambers offers 3-star budget rooms and dormitories, a shared kitchen and a central... read more

2017 reviews 7.4

£ 15.50

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Travelling Light Apartments @ The Edge

M3 5NA, Manchester, Clowes Street

On the River Irwell, these Manchester city centre apartments offer secure parking, near vibrant Deansgate with its restaurants, bars and cinemas. The MEN Arena is close by. Each designer apartment at The Edge has a... read more

37 reviews 6.5

£ 129.00

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DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Piccadilly

M1 3DG, Manchester, One Piccadilly Place

Situated 35 metres from Manchester’s Piccadilly Train Station, this stylish hotel boasts a fitness suite and air-conditioned rooms with free high-speed WiFi. The modern and spacious rooms at the DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Piccadilly are... read more

2783 reviews 8.8

£ 71.20

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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

7410 reviews 8.2

£ 72.00

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The Rams Lodge

M20 4WA, Manchester, 393 Wilmslow Rd

Set in popular Fallowfield, The Rams Lodge offers en suite accommodation with free Wi-Fi and free on-site parking just 3 miles from Manchester City Centre. Rooms at the property feature modest, functional decor and all... read more

1093 reviews 5.3

£ 30.00

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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

3177 reviews 8.3

£ 87.20

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Luther King House

M14 5JP, Manchester, Brighton Grove Off Wilmslow Road

In a tree-lined suburb, this college and conference venue has free WiFi in public areas, good breakfasts and free parking. The property is set in 2 acres of landscaped gardens yet Manchester city centre is... read more

4183 reviews 8.4

£ 28.80

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AC Hotel Manchester Salford Quays

M5 3AW, Manchester, 17-19 Trafford Road, Salford Quays

Overlooking Salford Quays, AC Hotel 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 throughout. The... read more

2265 reviews 9

£ 59.00

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Great John Street Hotel

M3 4FD, Manchester, Great John Street

This Victorian school has been transformed into a chic town house with roof garden. It is next to Granada Studios and close to the shopping and theatre districts. Great John Street Hotel has stylish bedrooms... read more

634 reviews 9.3

£ 113.00

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Didsbury House Hotel

M20 5LJ, Manchester, Didsbury Park

In the heart of Didsbury, this Victorian villa has a spa treatment room, and boutique-style rooms. Didsbury House is 500 metres from East Didsbury Station. All of the modern rooms at Didsbury House Hotel have... read more

384 reviews 9.2

£ 90.00

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Eleven Didsbury Park Hotel

M20 5LJ, Manchester, Didsbury Park, Didsbury Village

In the heart of leafy Didsbury and with easy access to Manchester's city centre, this Victorian villa offers boutique-style rooms with satellite TV and free private parking. All of the elegant en suite rooms at... read more

394 reviews 9.2

£ 90.00

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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

1431 reviews 8

£ 70.00

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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

3499 reviews 8.8

£ 89.00

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Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel

M3 4JQ, Manchester, Water Street

Originally a 19th-century warehouse, this luxury 4-star city centre hotel is 5 minutes’ walk from Manchester's Opera House, on the banks of the River Irwell. The Stylish rooms at the Marriott Victoria and Albert Hotel... read more

1410 reviews 8.5

£ 76.00

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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

3695 reviews 8.9

£ 67.50

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Dreamhouse Apartments Manchester City Centre

M3 4NW, Manchester, 3 -11 Liverpool Road

In the heart of the city, Dreamhouse Apartments Manchester City Centre is a 3-minute walk from the Deansgate shopping area. Deansgate Train Station is a 4-minute walk away and Manchester Arena is 19-minute walk away.... read more

91 reviews 8.7

£ 80.00

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Church Street by Supercity Aparthotels

M4 1PN, Manchester, 20 Church Street

In a city-centre location, Church Street by Supercity Aparthotels is located a 10-minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station. There is free high-speed WiFi, an on-site gym and a bar. Overlooking Piccadilly Gardens, most apartments... read more

133 reviews 9.4

£ 72.00

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Velvet Hotel

M1 3HE, Manchester, 2 Canal Street

Boasting stunning rooms with contemporary décor, Velvet Hotel is on central Manchester’s vibrant Canal Street and a 5-minute walk from Piccadilly Rail Station. All rooms enjoy elegant furnishings and offer a flat-screen TV and free... read more

994 reviews 9

£ 80.00

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Ivy Mount Boutique

M30 9AY, Manchester, 31, Half Edge Lane, Eccles, Salford, M30 9AY

A 10-minute drive from the heart of Manchester, Ivy Mount offers free WiFi throughout the property and free parking, just a 6-minute walk from Eccles rail station. Eccles Metrolink station is just a few hundred... read more

1014 reviews 8.1

£ 31.00

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ibis Manchester Centre Portland Street

M1 4GX, Manchester, Portland Street

In the heart of Manchester city centre, the ibis Manchester Centre 96 Portland Street features a 24-hour front desk and a lively bar. It is close to the city's major attractions, including shopping, nightlife, and... read more

3056 reviews 8.5

£ 50.00

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Top 12 B&Bs and Hotels – Cheapest Deals

1. Bowling Green (Bed and Breakfast)

Address : Brookburn Road Chorlton, Manchester, M21 9ES, United Kingdom
Distance from Albert Square : 3.8 mi driving (18 minutes) – 30 min by Public Transportation
Free Car Parking

Bowling Green is a highly rated hotel with free parking, wifi and breakfast for guests. There is an onsite bar and also conference/function facilities. The rooms have tea and coffee facilities and flatscreen TV. The rooms are modern and freshly decorated.

You can check out from as early as 4am if you have a flight or a long journey ahead. This is a modern and welcoming b&b at the higher end of the cheap and budget accommodation available*. Read More

2. Abbey Lodge (Bed and Breakfast)

Address : 501 Wibraham Road Chorlton, Manchester, M21 0UJ, United Kingdom
Distance from Albert Square : 3.2 mi driving (15 minutes) – 21 min by Public Transportation
Free Car Parking

This b&b is a wonderful Georgian house, extensively modernised internally and with very well equipped rooms. The rooms are a good size and have hot drink making facilities, some have fridges. The rooms have hairdryers, toiletries and Smart Television.

The b&b offers a 24 hour buffet breakfast and can make arrangements for special diets if notified in advance. There is parking and a laundry service, and pets are allowed under their owner’s control*. Read More

3. Luther King House (Cheap Hotel, Breakfast Included) ★★

Address : Brighton Grove Off Wilmslow Road, Manchester, M14 5JP, United Kingdom
Distance from Albert Square : 3.2 mi driving (18 minutes) – 28 min by Public Transportation
You can Park for Free

This hotel and Christian conference/learning centre is in the green suburbs of Manchester, just over three miles from the city centre nd close to many local venues and attractions. It has extensive landscaped grounds.

There is a small bar, and meals are available. The place is said to have friendly and helpful staff and is modern and relaxed*. Read More

4. Park Crescent Hotel (Bed and Breakfast)

Address : 13 Park Crescent, Manchester, M14 5RE, United Kingdom
Distance from Albert Square : 2.8 mi driving (15 minutes) – 26 min by Public Transportation
Free Parking nearby

This small hotel b&b is located close to important venues such as the university and hospital to the south of the city centre and within easy reach of other major attractions, with a bus stop close by.

Each room is ensuite and offers hot drink facilities and refreshments. The place is well decorated comfortable and friendly and is considered a good basic budget stay, especially as breakfast is included in the price*. Read More

5. B&B 51 Cherry Avenue (Cheap Bed and Breakfast)

Address : 51 Cherry Avenue, Manchester, M11 2LW, United Kingdom
Distance from Albert Square : 3.9 mi driving (16 minutes) – 33 min by Public Transportation
Free Parking Available

A budget b&b that many guests have seen as a ‘home from home’ due to the comfortable and hospitable environment. There is a lot of care for guests and their needs, and breakfast is offered as continental or halal and is self-service.

Some of the rooms are ensuite. This is a perfect cheap budget option for anyone watching their finances. Buses to the city centre and other venues are nearby*. Read More

6. Hallmark Inn Manchester (Cheap Hotel, Breakfast Included) ★★★

Address : 340 Wilmslow Road, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6AF, United Kingdom
Distance from Albert Square : 4.1 mi driving (18 minutes) – 30 min by Public Transportation
Private Parking Available

This affordable hotel has an ideal country location no matter what your needs. It’s a nice traditional comfortable and clean hotel with friendly staff and a bar and meals facilities onsite.

The Hallmark Inn is located very close to shops and restaurants so you will have a choice of eating venues and shopping. Room service is available despite this being a budget hotel*. Read More

7. Verdene (Guest House with Breakfast)

Address : 454 Moss Lane East, Manchester, M14 4PW, United Kingdom
Distance from Albert Square : 2.3 mi driving (12 minutes) – 21 min by Public Transportation
Free Car Parking nearby

The rooms here are small but smartly presented, they are not all ensuite but the prices are good. Continental breakfast is served to the room.

The guest house is located south of the city centre, opposite Whitworth Park and close to many facilities and attractions and very convenient for the university and Manchester Royal Infirmary and St Mary’s Hospital. Ideal for students on medical placements or visitors to the city*. Read More

8. Hendham House (Very Cheap Guest House with Breakfast)

Address : 3-4 Beech Mount, Harpurhey, Manchester, M9 5XS, United Kingdom
Distance from Albert Square : 3.3 mi driving (19 minutes) – 30 min by Public Transport
You can Park on Site

Smart Contemporary and well decorated accommodation close to the city centre. Breakfast is included and parking is available. The b&b is within easy reach of all local attractions and just over 10 miles from the international airport.

This is a good budget b&b for anyone looking for a cheap stay. The staff are said to be helpful and kind*. Read More

9. ibis Styles Manchester Portland (Cheap Hotel, Rates Include Breakfast) ★★★

Address : 3-5 Portland Street, Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester City Centre, M1 6DP, United Kingdom
Distance from Albert Square : 0.6 mi (18 minutes walking via New York St) – 7 min by Public Transport
Parking nearby

Conveniently located near to Manchester Piccadilly station in the heart of the city. All the local attractions and sights are nearby.

The hotel rooms are all ensuite. This buddget friendly hotel is decorated in a contemporary style and has a bar and restaurant. Off-site parking can be arranged at an additional fee*. Read More

10. ibis budget Manchester Centre Pollard Street (Very Cheap Hotel) ★★

Address : 2 Pollard Street, Manchester City Centre, M4 7DB, United Kingdom
Distance from Albert Square : 1.3 mile (26 minutes walking via Great Ancoats St) – 15 min by Public Transport
You can Park nearby

Close to the city centre, stadium and other venues, the hotel offers soundproofed rooms, which are a blessing if you want a really peaceful sleep and relax time. The rooms are ensuite and have air condition for your comfort.

This is a traditional hotel, based close to the best music and entertainment venues in the city. There are family and disabled rooms and pets are allowed, and prices for a short break are god so it is suitable for all travellers. Perfect for a city break or to stop over on a longer journey*. Read More

11. The Gardens Hotel (Cheap Hotel) ★★★

Address : 55 Piccadilly, Manchester City Centre, M1 2AP, United Kingdom
Distance from Albert Square : 0.6 mi (12 minutes walking via Mosley Street) – 8 min by Public Transport

A comfortable and friendly traditional hotel in Manchester City Centre with a variety of rooms available, some rooms have an ensuite. There are cheaper rooms without windows as well. There is a bar*. Read More

12. Holiday Inn Manchester – City Centre (Highly Recommended) ★★★★

Address : 25 Aytoun Street , Manchester City Centre, M1 3DT, United Kingdom
Distance from Albert Square : 0.7 mi (13 minutes walking via Portland St) – 8 min by Public Transportation
Car Parking Available nearby

A family-friendly modern chain hotel located in the centre of Manchester, the Holiday Inn offers free stays to children when accompanied by parents, and there is a dedicated family area within the hotel. The hotel has a good reputation for quality in all areas.

Each room is ensuite. Suites are available with living and dining areas. Every facility for your comfort is possible, and it is advisable to book in advance to ensure that you can get a room or suite, as it is a popular choice. But prices are surprisingly reasonable. Ideal for family, short breaks for events, or business*. Read More

note (*): Amenities and facilities listed are based at the time of publishing. All amenities are subject to change without prior notice. Please check latest facilities and current amenities on hotel or our provider’s website.

Book a hotel or b&b room in the City Centre – Canal Street

last minute accommodation in manchester near canal streetManchester was one of the main towns to develop with the advent of the Industrial Revolution: the numerous cotton mills, canal systems and railway viaducts are evidence of its prosperity during this time. This fascinating heritage can been seen in detail at various museums and art galleries scattered around the city centre.

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The town’s architecture has become synonymous with the famous Coronation Street TV programme with its streets of red bricked terraced houses. Fans of the soap will be delighted to know they can visit the studio sets of cobbled streets and the Rovers Return pub for a behind the scenes tour.

An eclectic mix of architecture can now be seen in the city, from Victorian to contemporary, such as the Beetham Tower which is the tallest residential tower in the UK. Today the city has a great mix of attractions for visitors. It has fantastic retail facilities like the large intu Trafford Centre, a buzzing night life scene and exciting and varied live music venues attracting artists from local bands to major world stars.

A popular destination is the pedestrianised Canal Street area which is at the centre of the city’s Gay Village. The canal-side street is full of lively gay restaurants and bars and is a busy location 24 hours a day. The attractive and vibrant village has a world wide reputation as a place to visit and attracts gay visitors from around the globe, especially when the Gay Pride event is staged.

Manchester is renown for being a great sporting centre with world class sporting facilities. It has two football teams in the Premier League: Man United and Man City. A visit to the National Football Museum is a must for all football supporters. The city has national centres for squash, aquatics, cycling and not forgetting the famous Old Trafford Cricket Ground, home of the Lancashire County Cricket Club.

Great prices and best last minute rates for accommodations in Manchester England. Search for hotels that offer family rooms, free indoor swimming pool, free car parking, free internet, etc.. Stay for a night, weekend or longer near the Manchester Arena, near Manchester Central GMEX, and more.

The main 3 city hospitals are the Royal Infirmary, North General medical center and Wythenshawe hospital.

Very Cheap Places to Stay – Deals for the Night with Parking

cheap b&b manchesterFashionable Manchester is a popular city to spend a weekend away. This Northern English city has a great number of properties to choose from. Most of the major chain hotels have at least one hotel in the centre of Manchester.
There are more luxury and boutique hotels in Manchester compared with other Northern English cities. This can make it more difficult to find a cheap hotel right in the centre of the city, but it’s really not impossible.

Avoiding busy periods in Manchester is a little easier than other cities. The summer does not bring the same volume of tourists as other cities like York. Although you will find that accommodation providers are charging lower rates outside of the summer.

Keeping an eye on the big football matches for Manchester United and Manchester City will mean you avoid the busy weekends and save money.

Manchester is also a major conference destination and the city’s hotels can quickly fill up with conference delegates. Checking with the major conference venues and searching for conferences being held in Manchester will mean you can avoid these more expensive periods.

As with many cities when it comes to finding a really cheap deal in a popular hotel flexibility on the dates you wish to travel makes a big difference.

With so many activities, sporting events and tourist attractions, the city has a wide selection of well priced bed and breakfast properties and cheap hotel rooms to let available to cater for city breaks, whether they are for a single night, a weekend or a family holiday.

The large majority of the hotels and b&b’s are located in the main city centre, including well known hotel chains, inns and lodges, that offer family rooms and affordable b&b rooms at great prices. Many offer on-site car parking as well.

It is often possible to get good deals on cheap hotels and bed and breakfast accommodation in Manchester, especially with last minute reservations and discounts. There is a great variety of hotels in Manchester that offer you great value for money. Hotels from 1, 2, and 3 star to luxury 4 and 5 star properties.

Popular is also renting a serviced apartment for one night or a weekend (short term), or for a longer period.

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For families – with Family Rooms

Several hotels, b&b’s and apartments offer family rooms, perfect for the entire family.

A family friendly accommodation for example is the Westlynne Hotel. This establishment is located in North Manchester, 3 miles (5 km) from the city centre, 2 miles (3.2 km) from junction 18 of the M62 and just a 5-minute walk from the Metrolink station. The Family rooms are 2-bedroom apartments which can accommodate a maximum of 4 people.

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Train Station

Main railway station ?

Manchester Piccadilly Railway Station is the mainline station of the city. This station is connected by rail with various destinations all over Britain.

Long distance trains travel to destinations such as Central London, Sheffield City Center, Birmingham City Centre, Edinburgh in Scotland and Glasgow in Scotland.

Piccadilly station is also served by Metrolink, the light rail system of the city.

Another primary rail station of the city is Manchester Victoria Station.

Location of the City

Where is Manchester ?

The city centre is located in the north-western part of England UK, set halfway between London and Scotland. The city lies in the metropolitain county of Greater Manchester.

Distance to

Visitors and tourist flying to the city arrive at Manchester International Airport (MAN), which is the largest airport outside London (London Heathrow Intl is the largest airport).