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ManchesterUnited Kingdom

Love theatre, museums and art? Get away to Manchester!

Gourmet restaurants, acclaimed theatres and top sights from Albert Square to Piccadilly Gardens—discover Manchester, a destination also famous for its shopping.

Where to stay in Manchester

Albert Square featuring a city, street scenes and a square or plaza

Manchester City Centre

4/5Very Good!(2,171 area reviews)

Known for its fantastic nightlife and popular shops, there's plenty to explore in Manchester City Centre. Check out top attractions like The Gay Village and Manchester Palace Theatre, and jump on the metro at St Peters Square Station or Mosley Street Station to see more of the city.

Manchester City Centre
Imperial War Museum North which includes interior views

Trafford

4/5Very Good!(539 area reviews)

Consider a visit to Trafford Centre and take some time to enjoy the abundant dining options during your time in Trafford. If you want to see more of the city, jump on the metro at Brooklands Tram Stop or Timperley Tram Stop.

Trafford
Piccadilly Gardens featuring a park, a city and modern architecture

Northern Quarter

4/5Very Good!(353 area reviews)

Greater Manchester Police Museum and Affleck's Palace are top sights in Northern Quarter, and you should be sure to explore the popular shops. Hop aboard the metro at Market Street Station or Shudehill Station to see more sights in the area.

Northern Quarter
Didsbury, Manchester, England, United Kingdom

Didsbury

3.5/5Good!(109 area reviews)

Consider a visit to Wilmslow Road and take some time to enjoy the abundant dining options during your time in Didsbury. If you want to see more of the city, jump on the metro at Didsbury Village Tram Stop or West Didsbury Tram Stop.

Didsbury
Chinatown showing night scenes, a city and street scenes

Chinatown

4/5Very Good!(465 area reviews)

Chinatown is known for its ample dining options, and you can make a stop by Manchester Art Gallery and Imperial Chinese Archway while in the area.

Chinatown
Belle Vue, Manchester, England, United Kingdom

Belle Vue

3.5/5Good!(47 area reviews)

Belle Vue is known for its ample dining options, and you can make a stop by Belle Vue Greyhound Stadium and The Monastery while in the area.

Belle Vue

Top hotels in Manchester

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Whitworth Locke
Whitworth Locke
4 out of 5
74 Princess St., Manchester, England
The price is £60 per night

Located in Manchester City Centre, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of The Gay Village and Albert Square. O2 Apollo Manchester and Manchester ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (289 reviews)

"The room is perfect with all the necessary facilities that i needed for my stay"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jun 2020

Whitworth Locke
Roomzzz Manchester Corn Exchange
Roomzzz Manchester Corn Exchange
4 out of 5
Corn Exchange, 37 Hanging Ditch, Manchester, England
The price is £63 per night

Located in Manchester City Centre, this aparthotel is steps away from Urbis, Printworks and National Football Museum. Deansgate and Manchester Cathedral are ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (1,065 reviews)

"Amazing stay let us check in early also perfect loss too. For everything staff was lovely deffo be returning to this hotel only down fall is iron wasn’t very gd but not gonna complain about that"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Roomzzz Manchester Corn Exchange
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Manchester - Piccadilly
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Manchester - Piccadilly
4 out of 5
One Piccadilly Place, 1 Auburn Street, Manchester, England
The price is £76 per night

Located in Manchester City Centre, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 15-minute walk of The Gay Village and Albert Square. Manchester Arena and Manchester Opera ...

4.4/5Excellent! (996 reviews)
Little bit of comfort

"Great location and fabulous bed"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Manchester - Piccadilly

Popular places to visit in Manchester

Old Trafford
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Old Trafford

4/5(350 reviews)

Cheer on soccer players during an exhilarating match and tour this 75,000-capacity stadium, home to one of Britain’s greatest soccer teams.

Manchester Arena
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Manchester Arena

4.5/5(234 reviews)

Catch an event at Manchester Arena during your trip to Manchester.Discover the area's fascinating museums and shops.

Heaton Park
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Heaton Park

4/5(64 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors with a trip to Heaton Park, a popular green space in Manchester. Experience the area's entertainment choices and fascinating museums.

Trafford Centre
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Trafford Centre

4/5(208 reviews)

You can find the perfect gifts to bring home when you visit Trafford Centre, a favourite shopping spot in Manchester. Experience the area's fascinating museums and entertainment choices.

University of Manchester
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University of Manchester

4/5(168 reviews)

Take a campus tour or just explore the area around University of Manchester, a top university in Manchester. Make time to visit the area's shops or simply enjoy its lively bars.

The Gay Village
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The Gay Village

4/5(95 reviews)

Enjoy some culture with a trip to The Gay Village, a popular attraction in Manchester. Visit the shops in this romantic area or simply enjoy its restaurants.

Top things to do in Manchester

Escape Lounge at Manchester Airport (MAN)
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Escape Lounge at Manchester Airport (MAN)

£23
Per adult
Sightseeing Manchester - hop on, hop-off bus tour
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Sightseeing Manchester - hop on, hop-off bus tour

£12
Per adult
The Manchester City Stadium Tour
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The Manchester City Stadium Tour

£25
Per adult
92% of travellers recommend
Combo: LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre & SEA LIFE Aquarium
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Combo: LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre & SEA LIFE Aquarium

£27
Per adult
88% of travellers recommend
Hard Rock Cafe Manchester Dining with Priority Seating
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Hard Rock Cafe Manchester Dining with Priority Seating

£19
Per adult
90% of travellers recommend
The Best in Stand-Up Live Comedy in Manchester
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The Best in Stand-Up Live Comedy in Manchester

£12
Per adult

Reviews of Manchester

4.2

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
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5 - Excellent 42.14545454545455%
4 - Good
1179
4 - Good 42.872727272727275%
3 - Okay
351
3 - Okay 12.763636363636364%
2 - Disappointing
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2 - Disappointing 1.490909090909091%
1 - Terrible
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1 - Terrible 0.7272727272727273%

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

23 Apr 2020

Great

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveller

16 Mar 2020

Great for shopping and shows. Good restaurants in the city centre. Not so good for cleanliness and beggars on the streets.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

16 Mar 2020

Fantastic city with lots to do!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

15 Mar 2020

Another fantastic trip to Manchester. Will be back again soon .But not at this hotel at this price . Far better hotels at cheaper rates.

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveller

8 Mar 2020

just an average city

5/5 - Excellent

Dawn

7 Mar 2020

Very handy for the Trafford Centre

Read travel guides and advice on visiting Manchester

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Chadderton

Warrington featuring a fountain

Warrington