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Staycity Aparthotel Manchester Piccadilly
4 out of 5
8B Gateway House, Piccadilly Station Approach, Manchester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £72 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,353 reviews)

"The staff/cleanliness/condition and tasteful décor can only be described as absolute excellence.I felt totally relaxed, there was everything you needed, to cook should you so want to, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave,oven and hob. I felt like I were at home, with all the attractions of Manchester ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Apr 2020

Staycity Aparthotel Manchester Piccadilly
Motel One Manchester Piccadilly
3.5 out of 5
34 London Road, Piccadilly, Manchester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £84 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,414 reviews)

"Central location was excellent. Hotel bar has a nice atmosphere. Staff on teh front desk were very pleasant."…"

Reviewed on 27 Apr 2020

Motel One Manchester Piccadilly
Motel One Manchester-Royal Exchange
3.5 out of 5
11-15 Cross Street, Manchester, England
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The price is £84 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,413 reviews)

"Particularly loved bright ,well equipped bathroom including magnifying mirror. Great for an older woman to check makeup. Strange basin didn't have functio ing plug."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Motel One Manchester-Royal Exchange
Roomzzz Manchester City
4 out of 5
36 Princess Street, Manchester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £55 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (875 reviews)

"Lovely stunning apartmen"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Roomzzz Manchester City
Jurys Inn Manchester City Centre
4 out of 5
56 Great Bridgewater Street, Manchester, England
Free cancellation
The price is £56 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,317 reviews)
COVID-19

"In these difficult times the staff did a great job."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

Jurys Inn Manchester City Centre
City Warehouse Aparthotel Manchester
4 out of 5
6-14 Great Ancoats Street, Manchester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £55 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (307 reviews)
Nice

"Nice little apartment. Maybe a little expensive but i like it."…"

Reviewed on 30 Mar 2020

City Warehouse Aparthotel Manchester
Malmaison Manchester
4 out of 5
1-3 Piccadilly, Manchester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £70 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,000 reviews)

"The front of house staff were exceptional. Very friendly and accommodating to my requirements. I couldn’t have asked for more from my stay! I hope to return at some point in the future."…"

Reviewed on 30 Mar 2020

Malmaison Manchester
Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre Arena
3 out of 5
Goadsby St Off Swan St, Manchester, England
Free cancellation
The price is £49 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (996 reviews)

"My stay at the Holiday Inn Express was good , the staff was very friendly and helpful. I was served a nice breakfast everyday and my room cleaned everyday no matter what time of the day we decided to leave our room. I really liked the location of the Hotel and plan on staying there again in a couple ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre Arena
ibis Styles Manchester Portland Hotel
3.5 out of 5
3-5 Portland Street, Manchester, England
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The price is £53 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (1,076 reviews)

"A strange time to visit, but a good place to visit."…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar 2020

ibis Styles Manchester Portland Hotel
YHA Manchester - Hostel
4 out of 5
Potato Wharf, Castlefield, Manchester, England
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The price is £39 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (157 reviews)

"The area and facilities were great. The rooms were nice too."…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb 2020

YHA Manchester - Hostel
ibis Manchester Centre 96 Portland Street (new ibis rooms)
2 out of 5
96 Portland Street, Manchester, England
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4.1/5Very Good! (997 reviews)
weekend stay

"Great location, friendly staff, room not very clean, hairs in the bathroom and a bit dirty, quite noisy in the morning."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

ibis Manchester Centre 96 Portland Street (new ibis rooms)
ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street
2 out of 5
Charles Street City Umist, Manchester, England
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4.1/5Very Good! (996 reviews)
Great Hotel for a quick stay

"Great location and great value for a quick layover."…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar 2020

ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street
Gardens Hotel
3 out of 5
55 Piccadilly, Manchester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £32 per night
3.7/5Good! (1,144 reviews)

"Nice enough to upgrade me from a single to a double room. Coronavirus really affected how the hotel could run unfortunately. Eg no (buffet) breakfast as that counted as a restaurant, no eating or drinking in reception & the main door being locked at all times rather than just after 11pm. But I’m ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Mar 2020

Gardens Hotel
The Mitre Hotel
3 out of 5
1-3 Cathedral Gates, Manchester, England
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The price is £40 per night
3.3/5 (870 reviews)

"Low standard of cleanliness, electric heater had what looked like coffee splashed over it. Very creaky floor boards so can hear whoever moves all night long. Only stayed one night though and is perfect for mates on a low budget who just wanna go on a night out and spend little time in the hotel."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

The Mitre Hotel
Britannia Hotel - Manchester City Centre
3 out of 5
35 Portland Street, Manchester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £36 per night
3/5 (5,471 reviews)

"Pleasant room and the hotel was clean and tidy. Male staff member on reception was extremely polite and efficient."…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

Britannia Hotel - Manchester City Centre
Hatters Hostel Manchester
2 out of 5
50 Newton Street, Manchester, England
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2.9/5 (210 reviews)

"Overall good value for the money."…"

Reviewed on 14 Jul 2019

Hatters Hostel Manchester
Britannia Sachas Hotel
3 out of 5
Tib Street, Back Piccadilly, Manchester, England
The price is £39 per night
2.7/5 (998 reviews)

"great location and facilities and restaurant, everything is close to the hotel, plus a great tram system for getting around"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

Britannia Sachas Hotel
The Merchants Hotel
2.5 out of 5
Back Piccadilly, Manchester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £32 per night
2.2/5 (316 reviews)

"The hotel is very basic. Shared shower, toilets etc. Simple functional rooms. Mine was comfortable enough. A TV rooms with coffee/biscuits etc. I was up fort one night to see a band, its did exactly what I needed it to do. Also the chap on reception was friendly, happy and helpful. Dont have high ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

The Merchants Hotel
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Cheap Hotels in Manchester City Centre

Manchester City Centre has a variety of cheap accommodation options and things to do, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. In addition to its well-known attractions like Manchester Arena, this destination is home to Piccadilly Gardens, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

If you're hunting for affordable lodging choices in Manchester City Centre, the 50 budget accommodation options in the area give you plenty to choose from. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and get good reviews from Expedia travellers in search of a bargain:

Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre Arena - Customers like this 3-star family-friendly hotel for its quiet guestrooms and overall condition. It offers free buffet breakfast, free WiFi and a bar.

City Warehouse Aparthotel Manchester - At this apartment, you can take advantage of free WiFi, in-room kitchens and laundry facilities. Reviews mention the helpful staff and overall value.

Britannia Hotel - Manchester City Centre - 3-star hotel. You'll find 2 restaurants, 2 bars/lounges and free newspapers at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its good location and proximity to public transport.

Pendulum Hotel - Customers like this 3-star hotel for its quiet guestrooms and overall condition. It offers free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar.

Planning Your Trip to Manchester City Centre

Haven't decided on travel dates? Learn more about the best months to go with these temperature and rainfall stats so you can make the most of your time.

  • Hottest months: August, July, June and September, with an average temperature of 20°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March and December, with an average temperature of 2°F
  • Rainiest months: October, August, January and November, with an average rainfall of 86.25 inches
  • Driest months: March, April, June and May, with an average rainfall of 56 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Manchester City Centre

Manchester City Centre attracts visitors with its major shopping area and theatre scene, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, such as Manchester Arena and Old Trafford, and then make time for other wallet-friendly activities. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like Albert Square, or enjoy the outdoors at Piccadilly Gardens and Whitworth Park.

Travellers also like Manchester City Centre for its:
  • Sports
  • Museums
  • Art

Getting around Manchester City Centre

The nearest airport is 8 mi (12.9 km) away from the city centre in Manchester (MAN). However, if that doesn't suit your budget, you can book a flight to Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), located 27.1 mi (43.6 km) away. You can access metro transport at St Peters Square Station, Mosley Street Station and Picadilly Gardens Station. If you want to journey outside of the city, hop aboard a train from Manchester Oxford Road Station, Manchester Manchester Oxford Road Station or Manchester Piccadilly Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Manchester City Centre like for travellers on a budget?
Manchester City Centre offers cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. In addition to its well-known attractions such as The Gay Village, this destination is home to Piccadilly Gardens, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What is there to see and do in Manchester City Centre?
Manchester City Centre attracts visitors with its major shopping area and theatre scene, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, such as The Gay Village and Manchester Palace Theatre, and then make time for other wallet-friendly activities. Head to Canal Street and Deansgate for some bargain shopping, or hunt for deals at Manchester Arndale.
What's the best way to get around Manchester City Centre?
The nearest airport is 8 mi (12.9 km) from the city centre in Manchester (MAN). However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, you can look into flights to Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), which is 27.1 mi (43.6 km) away. You can access metro transport at St Peters Square Station, Mosley Street Station and Picadilly Gardens Station.

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What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Manchester City Centre?

Based on reviews, Britannia Hotel - Manchester City Centre is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features 2 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include The Merchants Hotel and Pendulum Hotel.

How is it to stay in Manchester City Centre?

Travellers to Manchester City Centre give high marks for the shopping, popular theatre scene, and fascinating museums. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its sporting events, art, and bars. Top sights in the city include Manchester Art Gallery, The Gay Village, and Manchester Palace Theatre. In Manchester City Centre, there are 262 hotels and other accommodation to choose from.

Where is the best place for a stay in Manchester City Centre?

Velvet Hotel is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It's located steps from The Gay Village. Other top choices based on traveller reviews include Dakota Manchester and Motel One Manchester-Royal Exchange.

What is there to see in Manchester City Centre?

Known for its theatres, museums, and art, the city's cultural venues include Manchester Art Gallery, The Gay Village, and Manchester Palace Theatre. The city is notable for landmarks like Albert Square, Manchester Cathedral, and Castlefield Roman Fort. Shopping is one of the favourite things to do, so consider an excursion to Manchester Arndale, Affleck's Palace, and Deansgate Locks.