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INNSiDE by Melia Manchester
4 out of 5
1 First Street, Manchester, England
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The price is £69 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (988 reviews)

"The hotel is clean and modern. The staff were friendly and welcoming. We stayed with our dog and it was easy to contact the hotel to arrange this and it was only a small cost. The area is relatively quiet but easy to get to. Plenty of parking nearby and restaurants. We would definitely stay ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

INNSiDE by Melia Manchester
Staycity Aparthotel Manchester Piccadilly
4 out of 5
8B Gateway House, Piccadilly Station Approach, Manchester, England
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The price is £53 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,356 reviews)

"It was mine and my girlfriends first time coming to Manchester and staying overnight. A good central location with a very short walk to all the shops. The property was perfect for the two of us. We both had a very comfortable stay."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2020

Staycity Aparthotel Manchester Piccadilly
Motel One Manchester Piccadilly
3.5 out of 5
34 London Road, Piccadilly, Manchester, England
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The price is £69 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,377 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
The Lowry Hotel
5 out of 5
50 Dearmans Place, Manchester, England
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The price is £116 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (996 reviews)

"Very lovely hotel and I look forward to coming back again. I can’t wait. Very lovely place home away from home.."…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2020

The Lowry Hotel
Church Street by Supercity Aparthotels
4 out of 5
20 Church Street, Manchester, England
The price is £89 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (69 reviews)

"Outstanding views, amazing apartment! Clean, secure, and lovely large spaces, with living room, full kitchen, full bathroom, and bedroom. Great wifi as well! AND a lovely outdoor patio that overlooks the city centre on the 15th floor-- accessible to anyone booked in the tower."…"

Reviewed on 17 Apr 2020

Church Street by Supercity Aparthotels
Crowne Plaza Hotel Manchester City Centre
4 out of 5
70 Shudehill, Manchester, England
Free cancellation
The price is £60 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (985 reviews)

"The receptionist was lovely and helpful Nice hotel room Well located not far from Piccadilly’s garden"…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

Crowne Plaza Hotel Manchester City Centre
Princess St. Hotel
4 out of 5
18-24 Princess Street, Manchester, England
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The price is £58 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,151 reviews)
Very Good Stay under present circumstances

"I stayed the week 18th -24th March right in the middle of Corona Virus were things were shutting down so was unable to use bar and restaurant facilities, however the staff were very friendly always on hand at reception even tho the hotel exceptionally quiet."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

Princess St. Hotel
Jurys Inn Manchester City Centre
4 out of 5
56 Great Bridgewater Street, Manchester, England
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The price is £49 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,307 reviews)

"Good quality for this price. The staff were friendly and helpful, the rooms spacious àd clean."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2020

Jurys Inn Manchester City Centre
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Manchester - Piccadilly
4 out of 5
One Piccadilly Place, 1 Auburn Street, Manchester, England
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The price is £68 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (991 reviews)
Little bit of comfort

"Great location and fabulous bed"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Manchester - Piccadilly
Novotel Manchester Centre
4 out of 5
21 Dickinson Street, Manchester, England
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The price is £60 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (993 reviews)

"Very central, lovely big room with huge telly. Very clean"…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

Novotel Manchester Centre
Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel
4 out of 5
Blackfriars Street, Manchester, England
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4.3/5Excellent! (996 reviews)

"Lovely reception, room itself is very nice too, very spacious and comfy, but the bathrooms have been forgotten about- whilst they were spotless and had what we needed, they clearly haven’t been refurbed since the 1980’s, windows were old, salmon coloured suite, SHOWER CURTAIN (yuk), shower head had ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel
Malmaison Manchester
4 out of 5
1-3 Piccadilly, Manchester, England
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The price is £70 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (991 reviews)

"Even with the COVID-19 still around the hotel staff have been amazing with making sure all guidelines are kept to and how we can keep ourselves safe throughout our stay. Always an amazing stay as usual and it feels amazing to be back after so long"…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2020

Malmaison Manchester
The Midland - Manchester
4 out of 5
16 Peter Street, Manchester, England
Free cancellation
The price is £60 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,251 reviews)

"Under refurb at the moment but didn’t cause us any problems. Room was nice and clean, no problems at all"…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

The Midland - Manchester
ABode Manchester
4 out of 5
107 Picadilly, Manchester, England
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The price is £74 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (994 reviews)

"Lovely building, great service and very comfortable rooms."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

ABode Manchester
The Northern Quarters
4 out of 5
40 Laystall Street, Manchester, England
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4.2/5Very Good! (619 reviews)

"Near train station but 10 minutes walk. Near city centre."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jan 2020

The Northern Quarters
ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street
2 out of 5
Charles Street City Umist, Manchester, England
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The price is £42 per night
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
Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
London Road, Manchester, England
The price is £76 per night
4/5Very Good! (1,352 reviews)
Good deal and friendly check in staff

"We booked for a Sunday evening and got a good deal which included breakfast. e were happy with our stay, but breakfast was not of great quality and staff didn't seem overly keen to take orders of hot drinks and omelettes. Glad we didn't pay extra for this. Good location and great size room."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa
Britannia Hotel - Manchester City Centre
3 out of 5
35 Portland Street, Manchester, England
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The price is £32 per night
2.9/5 (2,108 reviews)

"Smoking room available cutting down going outside during the pandemic and various lockdowns minimising is exposure. Amenities delivered to the door and if you run out you can always pick some up from reception at any time. Room was clean and sanitised and there was a seal on the door to show no one ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2020

Britannia Hotel - Manchester City Centre
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Where should we stay in Manchester City Centre?

If you've been thinking about a trip with your children, the welcoming destination of Manchester City Centre is a good choice. The museums, football games and libraries are just some of the things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Fly into Manchester (MAN), which is the closest airport, or Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), which is located 27.1 mi (43.6 km) from the city centre. Manchester City Centre has 56 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you'll have a variety of options when deciding where you should stay.

Holidaying families have good things to say about these types of accommodation:

Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa: Offers a restaurant, laundry facilities and free cots. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 4-star hotel.

Novotel Manchester Centre – Features a restaurant, free WiFi and an arcade. The overall comfort and quiet location make this 4-star hotel popular with guests.

Malmaison Manchester – Offers a restaurant, free WiFi and free cots. Guests like the central location at this 4-star hotel.

Jurys Inn Manchester City Centre – Offers a restaurant, laundry facilities and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort at this 4-star hotel.

When should we visit Manchester City Centre?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family holiday. Use these tips to plan when to grab the children and head to Manchester City Centre.

  • 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
  • Driest months: March, April, June and May, with an average rainfall of 56 inches
  • Rainiest months: October, August, January and November, with an average rainfall of 86.25 inches

What should we see and do in Manchester City Centre?

While you and your family are visiting Manchester City Centre, you may want to explore some child-friendly attractions such as Manchester Arena, Manchester Art Gallery and Manchester Palace Theatre. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities such as Albert Square, Bridgewater Hall and Manchester Central.

Manchester City Centre is also known for its:
  • Shopping
  • Theatre
  • Sports
  • Museums
  • Art

Getting around Manchester City Centre

Manchester City Centre has transport options that will make it easy for your family to get around. 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's Manchester City Centre like for family-friendly holidays?
You may want to consider the welcoming destination of Manchester City Centre if you’ve been thinking about a trip for the whole family. The museums, American football matches and art scene are just a few things that make this an attractive place for families. Arrange a flight into Manchester (MAN), which is the closest airport, or Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), which is located 27.1 mi (43.6 km) from the centre of Manchester City Centre.
What's the best accommodation option when travelling with children to Manchester City Centre?
Britannia Hotel - Manchester City Centre is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features 2 restaurants and free rollaway beds. Other options for your stay with the children include Jurys Inn Manchester City Centre and Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel.
What's there to see and do with your family in Manchester City Centre?
While you are holidaying in Manchester City Centre, you and the family may want to see some interesting spots such as The Gay Village and Manchester Palace Theatre. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities such as Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester Opera House and Manchester Arena.

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