Accommodation close to Running Event

Selina NQ1 Manchester

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

596 reviews 7.9
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£ 27.09

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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

2222 reviews 8.7
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£ 59.00

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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

6979 reviews 8.3
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£ 52.10

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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

2919 reviews 8.2
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£ 119.00

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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

1647 reviews 8.5
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£ 68.00

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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

3362 reviews 8.9
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£ 41.58

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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

799 reviews 9
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£ 71.25

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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

3409 reviews 8.5
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£ 34.00

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ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street

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

4354 reviews 8.5
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£ 34.00

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My-Places Central Apartments

M1 1BY, Manchester, Chatsworth House, 19 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

60 reviews 7.8
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£ 57.00

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The City Warehouse Aparthotel

M4 5AZ, Manchester, 6 - 14 Great Ancoats Street

Near a 5-minute walk from Piccadilly Gardens, The City Warehouse Aparthotel features free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk. Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station and the main shopping district are within a 10-minute walk. The City... read more

1337 reviews 8.9
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£ 50.00

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Britannia Hotel City Centre Manchester

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 and 2 lively bars, the hotel is 1 mile from Manchester Cathedral. The impressive building... read more

11678 reviews 6.5
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£ 28.00

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The Merchants Hotel

M1 1HP, Manchester, Back Piccadilly, Off Oldham St, Piccadilly Gdns, Behind Nobles Arcade

Just off Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester city centre, this hotel offers budget rooms a 3-minute walk from the main shopping district. Piccadilly Rail Station is a 5-minute walk away. Some rooms at Merchants Hotel have... read more

1028 reviews 5.7
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£ 22.00

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The Gardens Hotel

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

5042 reviews 7.6
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£ 26.10

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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

5452 reviews 7.4
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£ 38.70

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Castlefield Hotel

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

2113 reviews 8.5
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£ 42.00

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Stay Inn Manchester

M3 7DB, Manchester, 55 Blackfriars Rd

Just a 10-minute walk from Manchester’s lively centre, Stay Inn Manchester offers free secure parking, a 24-hour front desk and free Wi-Fi. The budget hotel is 800 metres from the Phones 4u Arena. The bright... read more

1489 reviews 7.8
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£ 38.73

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Roomzzz Manchester City

M14JY, Manchester, 36 Princess Street

The luxury Roomzzz aparthotel is in Manchester centre, just 4 minutes’ walk from Piccadilly Gardens. The stylish apartments have free Wi-Fi and free local telephone calls. Roomzzz Manchester is only a 10-minute walk from Manchester... read more

1151 reviews 9.2
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£ 57.00

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SACO Manchester - Piccadilly

M1 3ED, Manchester, 6 Minshull Street

In the heart of Manchester, SACO Manchester - Piccadilly are luxury apartments with a bright and contemporary design. Just 6 minutes' walk from Piccadilly Rail Station and 300 metres from Piccadilly Gardens, each apartment has... read more

599 reviews 9.1
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£ 46.20

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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

2919 reviews 8
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£ 45.00

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Native Manchester

M1 2TP, Manchester, 51 Ducie Street, Piccadilly

This property is winner of The Sunday Times 2019 Best Place to Stay in the North award. Set in the very heart of the city, Native Manchester is found in Ducie Street Warehouse, just 100... read more

1498 reviews 9.3
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£ 153.90

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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

8817 reviews 8.4
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£ 25.33

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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

2500 reviews 8.6
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£ 54.00

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The Edwardian Manchester, A Radisson Collection Hotel

M2 5GP, Manchester, Free Trade Hall, Peter Street

Winner of the Leading Hotel of the Year 2019 award, Edwardian Manchester, A Radisson Collection Hotel is located in the city's Free Trade Hall, next to the Central Convention Centre. The hotel includes a health... read more

5036 reviews 9
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£ 129.00

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The Midland

M60 2DS, Manchester, 16 Peter St

The Midland is an award-winning, 4-star luxury hotel with a spa in Manchester city centre. It offers stylish, air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. The spa facilities are available for an extra charge. Providing a fine... read more

6354 reviews 8.5
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£ 105.00

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PREMIER SUITES Manchester

M4 4AA, Manchester, 64 Shudehill

Situated in Manchester’s Northern Quarter, PREMIER SUITES Manchester is just 500 metres from the Arndale Shopping Centre. The stylish apartments offer on-site parking and WiFi access. Each contemporary apartment has an open-plan living area with... read more

1324 reviews 9
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£ 48.45

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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

3453 reviews 8
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£ 25.74

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New Union

M1 6JB, Manchester, 111 Princess Street

In Manchester's vibrant gay village, the New Union Hotel offers en-suite rooms above a lively bar and nightclub. You can enjoy drinks deals, cabaret, karaoke and disco nights. Manchester Arndale shopping centre is a 12-minute... read more

798 reviews 8.1
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£ 100.00

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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

5060 reviews 8.5
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£ 37.00

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QuickSpaces Heart of the City

M1 1BY, Manchester, 19 Lever Street

Quickspaces QuickSpaces Heart of the City offers this contemporary 2-bedroom apartment in central Manchester. A 7-minute walk from the Arndale Centre, this apartment has free Wi-Fi, and on-site parking can be reserved. A modern kitchen... read more

30 reviews 7.7
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£ 88.20

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Motel One Manchester-Piccadilly

M1 2PF, Manchester, 34 London Road, Piccadilly

Motel One Manchester-Piccadilly is located a 5-minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly train station, offering a central-city location, free WiFi and use of on-site bar One Lounge. The hotel offers rooms with an en-suite shower, flat-screen... read more

9959 reviews 9.2
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£ 69.00

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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

3310 reviews 9.1
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£ 45.54

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The Bulls Head Hotel

M1 2PN, Manchester, 84 London Road Picadilly

Set in Manchester, within 700 metres of Canal Street and less than 1 km of The Palace Theatre, The Bulls Head Hotel offers accommodation with free WiFi. The property is situated 1.4 km from Manchester... read more

433 reviews 7.9
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£ 35.00

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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

2046 reviews 8.7
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£ 58.64

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easyHotel Manchester

M1 2HF, Manchester, Bradley House

Just a 4-minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly station, EasyHotel Manchester offers budget accommodation in Manchester's Northern Quarter, with various bars, clubs, restaurants and shops located nearby. It is a 10 minute walk from the city... read more

5350 reviews 7.9
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£ 22.94

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Staycity Aparthotels Manchester Piccadilly

M1 2GH, Manchester, 8B Gateway House

Staycity Aparthotels Manchester Piccadilly is superbly located just 300 metres from Canal Street and close to Piccadilly Station, Piccadilly Gardens and the Arndale Centre. The apartments are spacious, stylish and contemporary, and Staycity comforts are... read more

6396 reviews 9.2
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£ 40.00

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Motel One Manchester-Royal Exchange

M2 1WD, Manchester, 15 CROSS STREET

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Motel One Manchester-Royal Exchange offers accommodation in Manchester, 400 metres from Deansgate. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Each room at this hotel is air conditioned and is equipped... read more

8691 reviews 9.2
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£ 69.00

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Discounted Short Term Let

M1 1BY, Manchester, Chatsworth House, 19 Lever Street

Set in the heart of Manchester, Discounted Short Term Let offers accommodation with city views, just 300 metres from Greater Manchester Police Museum and 1.5 km from Canal Street. Private parking is available on site.... read more

1 reviews 7.5
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£ 84.00

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Roomzzz Manchester Corn Exchange

M4 3TR, Manchester, The Corn Exchange, 37 Hanging Ditch

Featuring accommodation with free WiFi, air conditioning and an on-site gym, Roomzzz Manchester Corn Exchange is situated in a Grade II listed building next to Manchester Arndale shopping centre and only a 4-minute walk from... read more

2829 reviews 9.3
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£ 59.00

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Hyatt House Manchester

M15 6PQ, Manchester, 55 Booth Street West

Hyatt House Manchester has a restaurant, fitness centre, a bar and shared lounge in Manchester. All rooms boast a kitchenette, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, and a private bathroom. The air-conditioned rooms provide a... read more

797 reviews 9.4
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£ 99.00

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Hyatt Regency Manchester

M15 6PQ, Manchester, 55 Booth Street West

Hyatt Regency Manchester 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 popular attractions like The... read more

2378 reviews 9.1
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£ 90.00

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Deluxe 2 Bed Apartment

M1 1BY, Manchester, Chatsworth House, 19 Lever Street

Located in the centre of Manchester, Deluxe 2 Bed Apartment provides accommodation with city views, just 1.5 km from Canal Street and 1.6 km from The Palace Theatre. The accommodation is 300 metres from Greater... read more

1 reviews 2.5
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£ 120.00

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Spacious Shude Hill Apartment With Balcony

M4 2AF, Manchester, 13 Shudehill

Located 700 metres from Greater Manchester Police Museum, Spacious Shude Hill Apartment With Balcony offers a casino, and air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony and free WiFi. Featuring a kitchen with a microwave and a fridge,... read more

113 reviews 7.8
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£ 196.00

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Whitworth Locke

M1 6JD, Manchester, 74

Located in a 19th-century building in Manchester’s civic quarter, Whitworth Locke has accommodation with free WiFi. It is just minutes from the city’s famous Northern Quarter - home to independent shops, bars and restaurants, 200... read more

2023 reviews 9.3
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£ 49.76

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AC Hotel by Marriott Manchester City Centre

M4 5FT, Manchester, 15 Mason Street

Located a 10-minute walk from Victoria train station, Shudehill Interchange and a 15-minute walk from Piccadilly Station, AC Hotel Manchester City Centre is set on the edge of Manchester’s Northern Quarter. Th hotel features exposed... read more

2032 reviews 8.7
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£ 54.40

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Hotel Indigo Manchester - Victoria Station

M3 1NZ, Manchester, Todd Street

Situated next to Manchester Victoria station, Hotel Indigo Manchester - Victoria Station Station offers accommodation in Manchester. Located 1.4 km from Manchester Arena, the property is also 2.4 km from Manchester Central and 2.5 km... read more

2756 reviews 9.4
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£ 42.68

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City Central Kind Rooms

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

265 reviews 9.3
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£ 31.88

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Stock Exchange Hotel

M2 1DW, Manchester, 2 Norfolk Street

Located in Manchester, 100 metres from Royal Exchange Theatre, Stock Exchange Hotel provides accommodation with a restaurant, private parking, a bar and a shared lounge. This 5-star hotel offers a concierge service and ticket service.... read more

180 reviews 9.3
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£ 155.00

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Wadesmill house

M13 9UX, Manchester, 9 Wadesmill Walk Chorlton-on-Medlock

Wadesmill house in Manchester provides adults-only accommodation with a shared lounge and a garden. The property is set 1.4 km from Manchester Central Library, 1.5 km from Bridgewater Hall and 1.5 km from Manchester Museum.... read more

146 reviews 6.8
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£ 24.30

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Rahman Piccadilly Hostel

M1 3GF, Manchester, 8 Fairfield Street Rahman Piccadilly Hostel

Set in Manchester, within 600 metres of Canal Street and 700 metres of The Palace Theatre, Rahman Piccadilly Hostel provides accommodation with free WiFi. The property is close to several well-known attractions, 1.3 km from... read more

544 reviews 7.8
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£ 19.80

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manchester Oxford road homestay

M1 7DU, Manchester, flat 23 113 Oxford road

Located 500 metres from The Palace Theatre, manchester Oxford road homestay provides accommodation with a shared lounge, a terrace and a shared kitchen for your convenience. The accommodation features a hot tub. All units comprise... read more

14 reviews 6.9
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£ 49.50

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Copper and Blossom

M4 5EE, Manchester, 44 Oldham Road

Offering city views, Copper and Blossom is an accommodation situated in Manchester, 1.2 km from Greater Manchester Police Museum and 1.5 km from Chetham's Library. This apartment is 2.1 km from The Palace Theatre and... read more

6 reviews 7.7
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£ 455.60

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Nice and cozy room in THE BEST location!!!

M1 1BY, Manchester, 19 Lever Street 208 Chatsworth House

Located in the centre of Manchester, Nice and cozy room in THE BEST location!!! is close to sights such as Greater Manchester Police Museum, Albert Square and The Palace Theatre. A buffet breakfast is available... read more

0 reviews 0
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£ 35.00

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Hampton By Hilton Manchester Northern Quarter

M4 4HT, Manchester, 41 Rochdale Road

Situated in Manchester's City Centre neighbourhood and thriving Northern Quarter area, Hampton By Hilton Manchester Northern Quarter offers trendy bedrooms with complimentary WiFi, bar, restaurant and fitness centre. Built in 2020, the property is within... read more

37 reviews 8.8
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£ 38.50

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Lux Inn Aparthotel

, Manchester, Oldham Road

Situated in Manchester, near Greater Manchester Police Museum, Albert Square and Manchester Central Library, Lux Inn Apart Hotel features free WiFi. John Rylands Library is 1.4 km from the apartment, while The Palace Theatre is... read more

49 reviews 8.1
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£ 44.10

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Manchester Media City by Charles Hope

M5 4RP, Manchester, Cussons House, 5 Hulme Street

Situated in Manchester, near Opera House Manchester, John Rylands Library and Manchester Central, Manchester Media City by Charles Hope features free WiFi, and guests can enjoy a fitness centre and a garden. Private parking is... read more

18 reviews 8.8
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£ 85.00

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Dream Apartments Manchester

M3 6EN, Manchester, Adelphi Wharf 11 Adelphi Street

Dream Apartments Manchester is set in the Salford district of Manchester, 1.2 km from Opera House Manchester and 1.3 km from John Rylands Library. Free WiFi is featured throughout the property and private parking is... read more

4 reviews 10
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£ 45.00

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Luxury Apartment

M1 6EY, Manchester, 7 Oxford place

Located 200 metres from The Palace Theatre, 500 metres from Bridgewater Hall and 600 metres from Canal Street, Luxury Apartment features accommodation situated in Manchester. The accommodation is 600 metres from Manchester Central Library. Manchester... read more

0 reviews 0
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£ 135.00

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Deluxe Apartment

M1 6EY, Manchester, 7 Oxford Place Oxford Road

Deluxe Apartment offers accommodation in Manchester, 200 metres from The Palace Theatre and 500 metres from Bridgewater Hall. The accommodation is 600 metres from Canal Street. Popular points of interest near the apartment include Manchester... read more

0 reviews 0
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£ 108.00

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Panache Suite by Copper & Blossom

M4 5EE, Manchester, 46 Oldham Road Suite 2

Situated in Manchester, near Greater Manchester Police Museum and Chetham's Library, Copper&Blossom features a bar. AO Arena is an 11-minute walk from the aparthotel, while Canal Street is less than 1 km from the property.... read more

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£ 300.00

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Onyx Suite By Copper & Blossom

M4 5EE, Manchester, 46 Oldham Road

Set in Manchester, By Copper & Blossom features accommodation with a kitchenette. Private parking is available on site. Greater Manchester Police Museum is 400 metres from the aparthotel, while Chetham's Library is less than 1... read more

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£ 247.50

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The Orchid by Copper & Blossom

M4 5EE, Manchester, 46 Oldham Road

Featuring a bar, C&B is situated in Manchester, not far from Greater Manchester Police Museum. All units feature a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom and a fully equipped kitchenette. Chetham's Library is less than 1... read more

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£ 432.00

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Start and Finish Line


If you are heading to the Manchester Great Run, as a runner or spectacular, then we do hope that you enjoy your stay in this wonderful city. It is a friendly city that is steeped in rich history and one that boasts great architecture and wonderful things to do!

Start Location 10K/Half Marathon: Portland Street (city centre)

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Finish 10K/Half Marathon: Deansgate (longest road in the city centre)

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Since 2017, the race is sponsored by Simplyhealth, as the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run. It’s one of UK’s largest running events together with the Virgin London Marathon and the Great North Run in Newcastle and South Shields.

What you need to look out for when choosing your accommodation


When making reservations for accommodation in the city, and you are on a fight budget, your best options are to go for cheap hotels and bed and breakfasts. For your average budget hotel in the city, you can expect to budget around £57 per night, for a double room. A B&B will cost you slightly more, but you do get a breakfast, something which you will appreciate before the run and the day afterwards.

The good news is that there is no shortage of cheap hotels or bed and breakfast accommodation in central Manchester. If you wish to save even more money. then online booking will save you extra pennies. Just be sure to throughly check what the price includes, such as breakfast and free Wi-Fi.

It’s also a good idea to shop around and to read reviews if at all possible. These reviews give you always a good source of information, and can give you that much needed personal point of view. The main points to look out for are locality, cleanliness and what you get for your money. 

What is it like to run the Great Manchester Run?


If you are running in the Manchester Great Run then you will have so much to see whilst running, helping to make your mind off the task at hand. Of course the cheering crowds will also help to push you along the course. When running along the course you will be able to see Man United’s old football ground at Old Trafford, as well as the breathtaking Lowry and Imperial War Museum.

If you love watching your soap operas, then you will also be delighted to know that you’ll run past the Coronation Street set and along those famous cobbles! You’ll also know that the finish line is in sight when you see the towering skyscraper of Beetham Tower.

Spend a weekend in Manchester for this fantastic running event


If you are running in this fantastic event, or cheering oh a loved one, then it’s a great idea to make a long weekend of it! Manchester has so much to offer you, so why not arrive in Manchester on the Friday and then stay on until Monday.

No matter how long you stay, there really is so much to see and do. The great news is that although Manchester can seem like a large and overwhelming city, the city centre is in fact very accessible on foot and, will actually only take you around an hour to navigate all of its city streets. This will allow you to see all of the major attractions. The Town Hall is slap back in the city centre, so if you do manage to get yourself lost, at least you can always navigate back to this cereal point.

When in Manchester you simply must shop, and there are so many areas in the city to choose from. As well as the world famous Arndale Centre, you can also shop until you drop along King Street and Market Steet, which is where most of the high street shops are located. Towards the bottom of Market Street is the fantastic Northern Quarter, where you find all of the weird and wonderful items that everyone loves to buy when away from home. We promise you it’s well worth a visit! 

There are also many tourist attractions in the city for you to enjoy. Museums include those of the Museum of Science and Industry, known affectionately as MOSI, a must if you are visiting with children, as there is the ability to go for a short train ride. The Manchester Museum is also fantastic for the family to visit.

The great news is that both of these museums offer free entry. If the weather stays dry then it is also worth having a stroll around the Botanical Gardens with an impromptu picnic!

Location and some facts


Name : Great Manchester Run

When : Sunday 26 September 2021

Start Location : The start line is on Portland Street near the junction with Oxford Street.

Finish : Deansgate

Distance : Half Marathon & 10K

Price Half Marathon – £46 per entry, 10K – £39 per entry

Nearest Hotels and B&B’s : in the city centre of Manchester UK.

Additional Information : cancerresearchuk, weather information, transport