Places to Stay close to NYE Fireworks, Parties, Xmas break
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
£ 150.00View Rates
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
£ 150.00View 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
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 and an on-site gym. Overlooking Piccadilly Gardens. tea/coffee making facilities, and... read more
£ 71.25View Rates
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
£ 50.26View Rates
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
£ 65.83View Rates
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
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
£ 54.30View Rates
M8 5DS, Manchester, 16 Middleton Road
Offering free onsite parking, the Westlynne Hotel and Apartments is situated 2.5 miles from the centre of Manchester with easy access to the motorway network. Crumpsall Metrolink Station is 5 minutes’ walk away and trams... read more
£ 30.00View Rates
M20 5WZ, Manchester, Morningside Drive
On the banks of the River Mersey, the Waterside Hotel is just 10 minutes from Manchester airport. The hotel has a restaurant and leisure centre. The comfortable rooms at the Waterside each have a private... 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
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
£ 69.00View Rates
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
£ 50.00View Rates
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
£ 70.00View Rates
M3 6AJ, Manchester, 2 Bloom Street
A 5-minute walk from MEN Arena, these stylish, modern apartments are within a 10-minute walk of Deansgate Shopping Area. Salford Central Train Station is a short walk from Dreamhouse Apartments Manchester City West. Each apartment... read more
£ 80.00View Rates
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
M4 4EW, Manchester, Cheetham Hill Road
This modern, 4-star hotel is opposite the AO Arena and Manchester Victoria Rail Station. The property offers a fantastic swimming pool, a gym, and rooms with LCD satellite TVs. With large windows and views over... read more
£ 45.05View Rates
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
OL8 3HX, Manchester, Ashton Rd
Offering style, comfort and modern facilities for both business and leisure visitors, this hotel is just minutes from the M60. Holiday Inn - Manchester - Oldham, an IHG Hotel is one of the highest rated... read more
M1 2PG, Manchester, London Road
Just 150 metres from Manchester Piccadilly Station, the Manchester Piccadilly 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
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
£ 119.00View Rates
M1 7DG, Manchester, Charles Street
This hotel is situated in the corner of Princess Street and Charles Street, within Manchester’s lively centre. Piccadilly and Oxford Road Stations are within a 10-minute walk away. The bright and airy bedrooms each have... read more
M1 2AP, Manchester, 55 Piccadilly
Overlooking the central Piccadilly Gardens, Gardens Hotel is a 10-minute walk from Piccadilly Rail Station. It has free Wi-Fi, and guests can make use of a 24-hour front desk. Each of the bright rooms has... read more
£ 25.20View Rates
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. Selina NQ1 Manchester offers 3-star budget rooms and dormitories, a shared kitchen and a central location... read more
£ 35.02View Rates
M1 1BY, Manchester, Lever Street
Located in central Manchester, My-Places Central Apartments come with free WiFi and spacious living areas. They are ideally located just of Piccadilly Gardens. Each My-Places apartment has a stereo system or audio station, and a... read more
£ 57.00View Rates
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
£ 38.70View Rates
SK4 2QN, Manchester, 230 Wellington Road North
Trivelles Mayfair,stockport is situated just a 5-minute drive from Stockport city centre and 10 minutes’ drive from Manchester Airport. It provides free parking and free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Rooms at Trivelles Mayfair,stockport all include... read more
£ 35.10View Rates
M22 4FH, Manchester, Palatine Rd, Northenden
Just 4 miles from Manchester Airport, Airport Hotel Manchester offers free parking and free WiFi, Airport transfers can be arranged payable locally. There is a restaurant and bar, and Manchester centre is 15 minutes away.... read more
M1 3LA, Manchester, 35 Portland Street
Set in a magnificent Victorian building, Britannia Hotel is just 10 minutes' walk from Manchester Piccadilly Railway Station. With WiFi, the hotel is 1 mile from Manchester Cathedral. The impressive building boasts a grand balconied... read more
£ 29.00View Rates
M14 5RE, Manchester, 4 Park Crescent, Victoria Park
Located on a residential street in Rusholme, the Victoria Park Hotel is just a 1-minute walk from the Indian restaurants that line Wimslow Road. A 24-hour front desk is available and Fallowfield's pubs and bars... read more
£ 37.00View Rates
Christmas Shopping in Manchester
In Manchester City Centre there are most of the well-known high street brands in and around The Arndale Centre as well as designer shops and boutiques in the Deansgate area. Exchange Square features a large Selfridges department store and there are lots of places to do vintage shopping.
The nearby Trafford Centre is a shopping mecca and the perfect spot for a bit of retail therapy. After a day of shopping return to your cheap accommodation to prepare for another day. Cheap hotels are always available with rooms found in central Manchester offering accommodation and deals that often include breakfast.
Stay in over the Holidays
There are a number of hotels, b&b’s and apartments to rent in Manchester to stay in over the Christmas holidays and New Year’s Eve celebrations and parties, depending on your budget. Renting a city centre apartment is relatively inexpensive and offers a slice of city living, perfect for a family or larger groups.
In the leafier suburbs such as Wilmslow or Didsbury you can find more traditional guesthouses and hotels. There are also cheap chain hotels around the city and the great transport links mean you’ll be well-connected wherever you stay. Some cosy bed and breakfast will serve a tasty breakfast in the morning.
Although it’s a big city with the vibe to go alongside that, travel just 20 minutes out of the city and you find yourself in leafy Cheshire – home to WAGs, footballers and great beauty salons.
This is the coolest area of Manchester, located centrally, there are numerous bars, some of the best clubs and restaurants to visit. There are many delicious Thai, Indian and Japanese restaurants in this area as well as hip bars and club nights.
You can also Christmas shop in the boutiques of this area and have a tea and cake at one of many cafes.
Manchester’s Musical Heritage
The world famous Hacienda sadly is no longer open, but you can still see the site at the Hacienda apartments. Bands Oasis, The Happy Mondays, Joy Division, The Smiths, Simply Red and Take that are all from the area.
For gigs there’s The Academy or the MEN to see big stars.
Festivities are held all over the city
Celebrations : festivities are held at New Year Eve all over Manchester. Many bars, clubs, disco and hotels hold their own party and firework display as well.
Popular Areas : popular areas include Oxford Street with its beautiful Christmas lights and the lively Canal street with locals bars and nightclubs. Do not miss the happening night life here, as Canal Street is the place to be for the best parties.
Christmas Market : the annual and main Christmas Market is held at Albert Square, in front of the town hall, from 17 November to 29 December. A world market is located close by in Brazennose Street.
Other X-mas markets include a French Christmas Market in King Street and a German Christmas Market on St Ann’s Square.
The markets offer a large range of traditional goods and gifts, such as handcrafted decorations, toys and jewellery together with glühwein or hot chocolate.