There is a wide choice of hotels and bed and breakfasts in and around Manchester, with a small, but decent selection of boutique stays in the Northern Quarter.
The properties below have been grouped into three different pricing categories:
Luxury (over £150)
Moderate (£75 to £150)
Cheap (up to £75)
The prices quoted are the starting costs for a standard double room and include taxes and breakfast unless otherwise specified.
Located in the Chapel Wharf area on the Salford-Manchester boundary, this is one of the finest hotels in Manchester, a stunning haven of glittering glass and steel, with 164 elegant rooms that include intense flashes of colour amid quietly expensive neutral colour schemes. Bathrooms are marble-lined and there's also a gym and spa, and a spectacular riverside restaurant. There is live entertainment in the River Bar and Terrace most evenings.Address: Chapel Wharf, 50 Dearmans Place, Salford, M3 5LH
Telephone: +44 161 827 4000.
Radisson Blu Edwardian
Retaining the vintage features of the Free Trade Hall, where the suffragettes rallied, Bob Dylan went electric in 1965, and the Sex Pistols played in 1976, the Radisson Edwardian is a contemporary hotel with every kind of creature comfort. Within easy walking distance of some of the city's best attractions, the hotel has an indoor infinity pool, a fitness centre and high-speed Internet access.Address: Peter Street, Free Trade Hall, Manchester,
Telephone: +44 161 835 9929.
The Midland is a Grade II-listed Edwardian building that exudes elegance and charm, but is reasonably priced. There are 312 en-suite bedrooms decorated in a contemporary style that's in keeping with the building. Rooms are dotted with polished wood furniture and each comes with air conditioning, flat-screen TVs and Internet access.Address: , Peter Street, Manchester, M60 2DS
Telephone: +44 161 236 3333.
Great John Street
Housed in a former Victorian schoolhouse, the Great John Street Hotel is one of Manchester's slickest new boutique hotels. Duplex suites come with flatscreen TVs, free Wi-Fi and rainforest showers. Some even have views of the set of Coronation Street. Be sure to try out the swanky bar too.Address: , Great John Street, Manchester, M3 4FD
Telephone: +44 161 831 3211.
Hilton Manchester Deansgate
Housed in the 47-storey Beetham Tower, and occupying the lower 23 floors, this contemporary hotel offers stunning views from floor-to-ceiling windows featured in spacious, elegantly-furnished rooms. There is a gym, a 20m (60ft) indoor pool with underwater viewing panels, a spa, restaurant and a bar on the highest floor.Address: , 303 Deansgate, Manchester,
Telephone: +44 161 870 1600.
The Light Aparthotel
If you want a place to hunker down for a longer stay, this apartment hotel is the perfect fit. It's slap bang in the middle of town and rooms are surprisingly good value considering the space offered. There's even a penthouse if you're feeling flush.Address: , 20 Church Street, Manchester, M4 1PN
Telephone: +44 161 839 4848.
This well-established stalwart, in a Grade II listed building, offers good value for money accommodation in the heart of the city. It has three bars and two restaurants and is close to the city's key transport links.Address: , 35 Portland Street, Manchester,
Telephone: +44 871 222 0017.
This hotel is not unlike the others in this well-established chain with contemporary bedrooms featuring in-room entertainment and eco-friendly toiletries. There are also two junior suites should you wish to upgrade. Novotel has extensive dining facilities too, plus a fully-equipped gym and relaxation zone featuring a sauna, steam room and heated loungers.Address: , 21 Dickinson Street, Manchester, M1 4LX
Telephone: +44 161 619 9003.
This budget hotel chain has several locations in and around the city, but the stay with the best setting is at Deansgate Locks, situated close to Old Trafford. It's conveniently located close to a seven-day free city centre shuttle bus service and also offers free onsite car parking.Address: , Wedlock Street, Manchester, M15 5FJ
Telephone: +44 870 990 6504.