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YHA Manchester - Hostel
4 out of 5
Potato Wharf, Castlefield, Manchester, England
The price is £41 per night from 17 Oct to 17 Oct
Located in Manchester City Centre, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester Palace Theatre and Printworks. O2 Apollo ...
4.1/5Very Good! (158 reviews)
"very clean and good location"

Reviewed on 19 Jul 2021

YHA Manchester - Hostel
Peel Park Quarter (Campus Accommodation)
2 out of 5
Lowry 1, University Road, \N, Salford, England
Situated in Salford, this hostel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from University of Salford and within 3 miles (5 km) of Manchester Palace Theatre and Printworks. Old Trafford ...
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
"Brilliant property! Really clean, excellent checking in and service throughout our stay. Only downside is the information given for parking. We ended up paying £28 because it wasn’t explained to us that it was free after a certain time. Should have cost us £8. Private parking company so nothing reception ..."

Reviewed on 24 Aug 2019

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Peel Park Quarter (Campus Accommodation)
Selina NQ1 Manchester
3 out of 5
15 Hilton Street, Manchester, England
The price is £49 per night from 11 Oct to 11 Oct
Located in Manchester City Centre, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Affleck's Palace, Piccadilly Gardens and Manchester Arndale. The Gay Village and ...
3.1/5 (14 reviews)
"The room was ok, could do with a good sweep and clean and there were a few hairs and the floor/shower was a little dirty. However, we were very disappointed to find that the shower did not work at all. It seemed that all the water had gone, we couldn’t even flush the toilet or use the tap to brush ..."

Reviewed on 27 Sep 2021

Selina NQ1 Manchester
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Hatters Hostel Manchester
2 out of 5
50 Newton Street, Manchester, England
Located in Manchester City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Market Street and Printworks. Manchester Palace Theatre and Manchester Velodrome ...
2.9/5 (209 reviews)
There are rats in there! Can't recommend it
"The staff is great but the overall place is so badly dirt. The is full of stains. The male toilet have water leak and the kitchen is pretty much the same standard. The worst thing is that I stayed here for 3 nights but in one of them a rat got inside my backpack and ate some biscuits that I had just ..."

Reviewed on 18 Feb 2020

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Hatters Hostel Manchester
John Lester & Eddie Colman Courts (Campus Accommodation)
2 out of 5
Meyrick Rd., John Lester Court, \N, Salford, England
Situated in Salford, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Peel Park and University of Salford. Salford Quays and Manchester Opera House are also within 3 miles ...
3.4/5 (13 reviews)
Wonderful fantastic stay.
"The whole stay at the guesthouse was fabulous and fantastic the best treatment and hospitality i have ever had in Jamaica..really wonderful Billy the owner was so so helpful with everything nothing was too much trouble..fantastic host..."

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2019

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John Lester & Eddie Colman Courts (Campus Accommodation)
Victoria Hall
2 out of 5
281 Upper Brook Street, Manchester, England
Situated in Manchester, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Victoria Baths and O2 Apollo Manchester. Manchester Palace Theatre and Printworks are also within ...
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4 out of 5
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4 out of 5
London Road, Manchester, England
The price is £77 per night from 25 Oct to 25 Oct
4/5Very Good! (1,017 reviews)
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Reviewed on 26 Sep 2021

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ibis Styles Manchester Portland Hotel

ibis Styles Manchester Portland Hotel

3.5 out of 5
3-5 Portland Street, Manchester, England
The price is £42 per night from 17 Oct to 17 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (892 reviews)
"Finding the car park was difficult."

Reviewed on 25 Sep 2021

ibis Styles Manchester Portland Hotel
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Between the trophy cabinets of the National Football Museum, the old Victorian depots of the Northern Quarter and the bustling shopping drags of Market Street, it's possible to unearth a few truly immersive and cheap hostels in Manchester. Some will even channel a little of the city's industrial-era charm. They shoulder above babbling canals, have redbrick walls or sit inside historic warehouses. Of course, prices are always low compared to traditional hotel stays. That's because sleeping arrangements are typically in the dorm style, with four-, six-, and 10-bed rooms the norm. You're likely to be sharing a bathroom, though there's often plenty of shower units and sinks to go around. And when you're ready for the night? How about hitting that on-site bar for a bout of craft English ale, a game of pool, and some live Brit-rock music?

Things that make hostels in Manchester stand out

The self-proclaimed capital of the North is a fine incubator of off-beat and nuanced places to stay. Hostels in Manchester are a case in point. They are lively and energetic spots to be, filled with travellers from all over the world. Common spaces are usually brimming with backpackers sharing tales of their adventures, and there are sometimes even adjoining pubs where happy hour deals and quiz nights are added to the mix. The upshot is that hostels in Manchester can satisfy a medley of different sorts of people, too. Avid sightseers can look forward to cheap and cheerful beds in central locations – think the Northern Quarter or down on the wharfs of Spinningfields. Party people get pub crawls and affordable pint prices. Groups can book beds in the same dorm and enjoy a low-key, laid-back atmosphere.

There's a real edge of the bohemian-chic about the hostels in Manchester. Once you delve inside, get ready for pool tables and games rooms, pizza kitchens and colourful lounges. Some have even harnessed the old industrial feel of the city to create spacious sleeping quarters with vaulted ceilings and a minimalist vibe. Service in Manchester hostels might be on the no-frills side, but it still takes care of some important aspects of a city break. It's common to have tour and ticketing services at reception – just in case you're eager to see a Manchester United showdown at Old Trafford. There are breakfast buffets to fuel sightseeing jaunts along the Salford Quays. And you can sometimes rent bikes or join walking tours to boot.

Hostels in Manchester for all sorts

Not only should hostels in Manchester leave plenty more pennies for dancing bouts in the rollicking venues of the Northern Quarter, but they can also help to take your urban adventures to the next level. Consider the Hatters Hostel Manchester. Perched just on the edge of the buzzing nightlife hub of town, it's a fine base for hitting blues and jazz bars. But it's also within striking distance of both the Etihad Stadium and the National Football Museum for avid sports fans. The YHA Manchester takes you to the other side of the city, down by the canals and the River Irwell. There, you can seek out industrial depots and unravel tales of the Industrial Revolution in the museums, all before retail therapy up shop-fringed Deansgate.

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