There are plenty of good independent and well known hotels in the Salford Quays area of Manchester. Here you’ll find great hotels for couples, families and lone business and leisure travelers.
As the name suggests this is Manchester's quayside area, once the terminal docks for the Manchester Ship Canal. Visitors staying here can enjoy views across the city canal to The Quays and Media City.
Staying in Salford Quays is handy if you're intending to head to Old Trafford Cricket Ground or Old Trafford stadium for a Manchester United football game or to visit the Manchester United Museum. Some hotels offer special match day rates and two night stay packages.
In the area you’ll also find popular attractions such as The Lowry, The Lowry Outlet Mall, Salford Museum and Art Gallery, the Imperial War Museum and BBC studios.
Salford Quays is also a good place to stay if you intend to stick to The Quays area. There are lots of restaurants and bars here. There is a convenient metro station with trams running from Salford Quays into and throughout Manchester city centre during the day. At night, transport is limited to taxi.