A selection of the best and unique hotels in Manchester, UK. A selection by Laura Becker
Situated in the heart of Manchester, Stock Exchange Hotel opened its doors in May 2019 and offers air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, private parking and room service. Guests are welcomed to the property with a shared lounge, a restaurant, a bar and a 24-hour front desk, as well as a concierge service and luggage storage. Each room is equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a safety deposit box, a coffee machine and a desk, while some rooms also feature a kitchenette with a fridge. Guests may choose from à la carte and Full English/Irish breakfast options every day. Popular attractions nearby include Royal Exchange Theatre, Albert Square and John Rylands Library. Manchester Airport is located 15 km away.
Rooms: 39 Stars: 5
Experience the luxurious and historic King Street Townhouse, located in the heart of Manchester. Just 5 minutes from Manchester Town Hall, this boutique hotel offers contemporary rooms with flat-screen TVs, free WiFi, tea and coffee making facilities, en-suite bathrooms, walk-in rain showers and bathrobes. On the rooftop, enjoy the heated infinity spa pool, relaxation room and steam room. Indulge in a meal at the Tavern Restaurant and Bar, serving seasonal dishes and classic favourites, or relax with an afternoon tea in the lounge. The hotel also offers conference and event space, perfect for both celebrations and business events. G-MEX Centre and Deansgate are both nearby and Manchester Airport is just 13 km away.
Rooms: 40 Stars: 4
For an unforgettable stay in Manchester, look no further than BrewDog DogHouse Manchester. This boutique hotel opened in March 2021 and features air-conditioned rooms, free bikes, free WiFi, a garden, room service and a 24-hour front desk. Each room has a desk, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels, as well as a kettle and free toiletries. A full English/Irish, American or vegetarian breakfast is available every morning, and the on-site restaurant serves up delicious American and Mexican cuisine – with vegetarian, vegan and dairy-free options also available. Popular points of interest near the hotel include Albert Square, Royal Exchange Theatre and Manchester Art Gallery, while Manchester Airport is just 15 km away.
Rooms: 18 Stars: 4
Experience the height of luxury in the heart of Manchester with Stunning Luxury Townhouse in Centre of Manchester. This 3-bedroom apartment boasts a living room with a flat-screen TV, a fully-equipped kitchen with fridge and oven, and two bathrooms with a hairdryer. Step out onto a terrace or balcony for garden views, and enjoy free private parking and free WiFi. Towels and bed linen are provided for your convenience. Popular attractions nearby include Canal Street, Manchester Art Gallery, and The Palace Theatre. Manchester Airport is just 14 km away.
Hotel Gotham is one of the best unique hotels in Manchester, situated in the city centre. It features air-conditioned rooms and suites, a telephone, flat-screen TV, coffee and tea facilities, free toiletries, slippers, hairdryer and bathrobes. Guests can enjoy a delicious breakfast, and the on-site AA Rosettes restaurant offers a modern style with dark colours. The hotel is conveniently located close to Manchester Arndale Shopping Centre, Deansgate, Bridgewater Hall, G-MEX Centre, and Manchester Airport is 13 km away. Valet parking service is available at GBP 35 per day.
Rooms: 60 Stars: 5
Modern & Stylish City Centre Flat is ideally located in the heart of Manchester, just 600 metres from Piccadilly Railway Station and Greater Manchester Police Museum. A 1.6 km stroll will take you to Manchester Apollo and Albert Square. The apartment is fully equipped, featuring a bedroom, a kitchen with fridge and oven, and a bathroom with a shower, hairdryer and washing machine. Towels and bed linen are provided. Nearby attractions include Canal Street, Manchester Art Gallery and The Palace Theatre. Manchester Airport is 17 km away and free WiFi is available.
Eleven Didsbury Park is an exquisite boutique hotel located in the heart of leafy Didsbury, just moments away from Manchester’s city centre. Its Victorian villa-style rooms feature satellite TV, en suite bathrooms with monsoon showers, DAB radio playing classical music, minibars, tea/coffee facilities and free private parking. With its open fireplace lounge and honesty bar, guests can relax in comfort and style. Plus, with easy access to the city centre and Manchester Airport, Eleven Didsbury Park is one of the best unique hotels in the area.
Rooms: 20 Stars: 4
Experience the best of Manchester when you stay at The Garden Apartment, Near Airport & City. This accommodation offers two bedrooms, one bathroom, and a living room, all with free WiFi. Enjoy a meal on the terrace, or relax in the garden. Prepare meals in the kitchen, which includes an oven, microwave and toaster. Or take advantage of the self-serve breakfast. Located close to the airport and city, the apartment is 7 km from University of Manchester and Manchester Apollo, and 8 km from the City of Manchester ‘Etihad’ Stadium.
Best areas to find hotels in Manchester, UK
Manchester is a vibrant and exciting city, and one of the best places to stay in the UK. With a wide range of accommodation options, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to finding a hotel in Manchester.
The city centre is the most popular area for visitors, and it’s no surprise why. Here you’ll find an array of attractions, plenty of shopping opportunities and a great selection of bars and restaurants. The Manchester Arndale Shopping Centre, the Printworks and the Manchester Arena are all within walking distance, making it the ideal spot to base yourself.
If you’re looking for a more peaceful spot, try the area around Salford Quays. Here you’ll find a range of hotels and apartments set around the picturesque waterfront. The Lowry Outlet Mall and the Imperial War Museum North are both just a short distance away.
The Northern Quarter is another great spot for a hotel in Manchester. This vibrant area is known for its independent boutiques, art galleries and lively bars. You’ll find a selection of reasonably priced hotels here, and you’ll be in the heart of the action.
The affluent area of Didsbury is also a great choice for a hotel. This peaceful suburb is renowned for its independent cafes, boutiques and restaurants. The area is well connected by public transport, and you’ll find a range of hotels here.
The area around Manchester Airport is also a great choice for a hotel. Here you’ll find a range of accommodation options, from budget hotels to luxury resorts. The airport is just a few minutes away, making it the perfect spot to stay if you’re looking for a convenient base.
Wherever you choose to stay in Manchester, you’ll find a wide range of accommodation options to suit all budgets. From luxury resorts to budget hotels, there’s something for everyone in this vibrant city. So, whatever your needs, you’ll be sure to find the perfect hotel in Manchester.