Manchester has plenty to offer adventure sports enthusiasts, and the city is a popular destination for couples, families and groups of friends. You'll find a range of hotels to choose from, including chain hotels near the city centre, independent hotels in Wigan, Oldham and Salford and serviced apartments, ideal for groups of friends - so there's something to suit all budgets and requirements.
Amenities for the Adventurous at Manchester Hotels
After a day of indoor skiing, snowboarding or skydiving, hotels here have plenty of amenities to ensure you can relax and unwind. Many chain hotels in Manchester have a full-service spa, health club and pool, so you can treat yourself to a massage or go for a swim. Chain hotels such as the Worsley Park Marriott Hotel are within easy driving distance of Airkix and Chill FactorE, with free self-parking available. All hotels offer WiFi, although this is not always free, with many also providing laundry facilities, complementary cribs/infant beds and a 24-hour front desk.
Adventurous Activities for the Whole Family in Manchester
Whatever you're into, you'll find it in Manchester. For those who fancy skiing or snowboarding, Chill FactorE, the largest indoor ski slope in the UK, is the place to head. There are plenty of activities for the whole family including a huge slip n' slide for the kids. You can give Airboarding (body boarding on snow) a go, try Snowscoot, a fusion of BMXing and snowboarding, or tackle the indoor climbing wall. Or head for the nearby Airkix centre where you can try skydiving in the largest indoor tunnel in the United Kingdom, measuring 39ft high by 14ft in diameter. For younger kids, there's always Go Ape! With rope bridges, Tarzan swings and zip slides high above the forest floor, the facilities are suitable for ages 10 and up. With most hotels offering free parking, it's easy to get from A to B quickly.
An Active Break at Hotels in Manchester
Whether you prefer the independence of serviced apartments or the extra facilities of a chain hotel, you'll find accommodation to suit your needs here. Hotels have plenty of family-friendly amenities such as laundry facilities, but are also well-equipped to cater for business guests, with 24-hour business centres and free WiFi.