Budget Friendly Accommodation in Central Manchester UK
Looking for a cheap overnight stay in Manchester UK ?
Situated in the north west of England and surrounded by beautiful green countryside, Manchester is one of the UK’s main metropolitan cities. The stunning Pennine hills and Cheshire plains dotted with pretty villages and stately homes are on the doorstep of this thriving city and offer the best of both worlds to the city’s visitors.
There is a good choice of bed and breakfasts (b&b’s) and guest houses within easy reach of the city centre and close to the Canal Street area and also many cheap hotels with car parking. Taking advantage of last minute bookings for your overnight accommodation can mean some great savings or even upgrading for little extra cost, family rooms to share with parents and children can also be a good way to reduce costs.
Book a hotel or b&b room in the City Centre – Canal Street
Manchester 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.
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.
Very Cheap Places to Stay – Deals for the Night with Parking
With so many activities, sporting events and tourist attractions, the city has awide 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.
For families – with Family Rooms
Several hotels 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.
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.
- Bolton (near train station) — 6 miles
- Blackburn City Centre — 19 miles
- Huddersfield Town Center — 22 miles
- Bradford (near railway station) — 29 miles
- Central Liverpool — 31 miles
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).