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Staycity Aparthotel Manchester Piccadilly
4 out of 5
8B Gateway House, Piccadilly Station Approach, Manchester, England
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The price is $71 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,353 reviews)

"The staff/cleanliness/condition and tasteful décor can only be described as absolute excellence.I felt totally relaxed, there was everything you needed, to cook should you so want to, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave,oven and hob. I felt like I were at home, with all the attractions of Manchester ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2020

Staycity Aparthotel Manchester Piccadilly
Motel One Manchester Piccadilly
3.5 out of 5
34 London Road, Piccadilly, Manchester, England
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The price is $87 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,414 reviews)

"Central location was excellent. Hotel bar has a nice atmosphere. Staff on teh front desk were very pleasant."…"

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2020

Motel One Manchester Piccadilly
Motel One Manchester-Royal Exchange
3.5 out of 5
11-15 Cross Street, Manchester, England
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The price is $87 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,413 reviews)

"Particularly loved bright ,well equipped bathroom including magnifying mirror. Great for an older woman to check makeup. Strange basin didn't have functio ing plug."…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Motel One Manchester-Royal Exchange
Roomzzz Manchester City
4 out of 5
36 Princess Street, Manchester, England
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The price is $56 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (875 reviews)

"Lovely stunning apartmen"…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Roomzzz Manchester City
Jurys Inn Manchester City Centre
4 out of 5
56 Great Bridgewater Street, Manchester, England
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The price is $54 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,329 reviews)
COVID-19

"In these difficult times the staff did a great job."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Jurys Inn Manchester City Centre
City Warehouse Aparthotel Manchester
4 out of 5
6-14 Great Ancoats Street, Manchester, England
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The price is $55 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (307 reviews)
Nice

"Nice little apartment. Maybe a little expensive but i like it."…"

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

City Warehouse Aparthotel Manchester
Malmaison Manchester
4 out of 5
1-3 Piccadilly, Manchester, England
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The price is $74 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,000 reviews)

"The front of house staff were exceptional. Very friendly and accommodating to my requirements. I couldn’t have asked for more from my stay! I hope to return at some point in the future."…"

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

Malmaison Manchester
Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre Arena
3 out of 5
Goadsby St Off Swan St, Manchester, England
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The price is $51 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (996 reviews)

"My stay at the Holiday Inn Express was good , the staff was very friendly and helpful. I was served a nice breakfast everyday and my room cleaned everyday no matter what time of the day we decided to leave our room. I really liked the location of the Hotel and plan on staying there again in a couple ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre Arena
ibis Styles Manchester Portland Hotel
3.5 out of 5
3-5 Portland Street, Manchester, England
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The price is $56 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (1,092 reviews)

"A strange time to visit, but a good place to visit."…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

ibis Styles Manchester Portland Hotel
YHA Manchester - Hostel
4 out of 5
Potato Wharf, Castlefield, Manchester, England
The price is $41 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (157 reviews)

"The area and facilities were great. The rooms were nice too."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

YHA Manchester - Hostel
ibis Manchester Centre 96 Portland Street (new ibis rooms)
2 out of 5
96 Portland Street, Manchester, England
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4.1/5Very Good! (997 reviews)
weekend stay

"Great location, friendly staff, room not very clean, hairs in the bathroom and a bit dirty, quite noisy in the morning."…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

ibis Manchester Centre 96 Portland Street (new ibis rooms)
ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street
2 out of 5
Charles Street City Umist, Manchester, England
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4.1/5Very Good! (996 reviews)
Great Hotel for a quick stay

"Great location and great value for a quick layover."…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street
Gardens Hotel
3 out of 5
55 Piccadilly, Manchester, England
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The price is $33 per night
3.7/5Good! (1,144 reviews)

"Nice enough to upgrade me from a single to a double room. Coronavirus really affected how the hotel could run unfortunately. Eg no (buffet) breakfast as that counted as a restaurant, no eating or drinking in reception & the main door being locked at all times rather than just after 11pm. But I’m ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2020

Gardens Hotel
The Mitre Hotel
3 out of 5
1-3 Cathedral Gates, Manchester, England
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The price is $51 per night
3.3/5 (870 reviews)

"Low standard of cleanliness, electric heater had what looked like coffee splashed over it. Very creaky floor boards so can hear whoever moves all night long. Only stayed one night though and is perfect for mates on a low budget who just wanna go on a night out and spend little time in the hotel."…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

The Mitre Hotel
Britannia Hotel - Manchester City Centre
3 out of 5
35 Portland Street, Manchester, England
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The price is $37 per night
3/5 (5,471 reviews)

"Pleasant room and the hotel was clean and tidy. Male staff member on reception was extremely polite and efficient."…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Britannia Hotel - Manchester City Centre
Hatters Hostel Manchester
2 out of 5
50 Newton Street, Manchester, England
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2.9/5 (210 reviews)

"Overall good value for the money."…"

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2019

Hatters Hostel Manchester
Britannia Sachas Hotel
3 out of 5
Tib Street, Back Piccadilly, Manchester, England
The price is $41 per night
2.7/5 (998 reviews)

"great location and facilities and restaurant, everything is close to the hotel, plus a great tram system for getting around"…"

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2020

Britannia Sachas Hotel
The Merchants Hotel
2.5 out of 5
Back Piccadilly, Manchester, England
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The price is $31 per night
2.2/5 (316 reviews)

"The hotel is very basic. Shared shower, toilets etc. Simple functional rooms. Mine was comfortable enough. A TV rooms with coffee/biscuits etc. I was up fort one night to see a band, its did exactly what I needed it to do. Also the chap on reception was friendly, happy and helpful. Dont have high ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

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Cheap Hotels in Manchester City Centre

Manchester City Centre has a variety of cheap accommodations and things to do, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. In addition to its well-known attractions like Manchester Arena, this destination is home to Piccadilly Gardens, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

If you're hunting for affordable lodging choices in Manchester City Centre, the 50 budget accommodations in the area give you plenty to choose from. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and get good reviews from Expedia travelers in search of a bargain:

The Mitre Hotel - 3-star hotel. You'll find free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar at this property.

Ibis Styles Manchester Portland Hotel (Newly refurbished) - Customers like this 3.5-star hotel for its comfortable beds and overall condition. It offers free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and a restaurant.

Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre Arena - At this 3-star family-friendly hotel, you can take advantage of free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and a bar. Reviews mention the quiet guestrooms and overall condition.

Gardens Hotel - 3-star hotel. You'll find free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its good location and proximity to public transportation.

Ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street - Customers like this 2-star hotel for its proximity to shops and central location. It offers free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar.

Planning Your Trip to Manchester City Centre

Haven't decided on travel dates? Learn more about the best months to go with these temperature and rainfall stats so you can make the most of your time.

  • Hottest months: August, July, June, and September, with an average temperature of 67°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March, and December, with an average temperature of 36°F
  • Rainiest months: October, August, January, and November, with an average rainfall of 3.40 inches
  • Driest months: March, April, June, and May, with an average rainfall of 2.20 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Manchester City Centre

Manchester City Centre attracts visitors with its major shopping area and theater scene, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, such as Manchester Arena and Old Trafford, and then make time for other wallet-friendly activities. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like Albert Square, or enjoy the outdoors at Piccadilly Gardens and Whitworth Park.

Travelers also like Manchester City Centre for its:
  • Sports
  • Museums
  • Art

Getting Around Manchester City Centre

The nearest airport is 8 mi (12.9 km) away from the city center in Manchester (MAN). However, if that doesn't suit your budget, you can book a flight to Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), located 27.1 mi (43.6 km) away. You can access metro transit at St Peters Square Station, Mosley Street Station, and Picadilly Gardens Station. If you want to journey outside of the city, hop aboard a train from Manchester Oxford Road Station, Manchester Manchester Oxford Road Station, or Manchester Piccadilly Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Manchester City Centre like for travelers on a budget?
Manchester City Centre offers cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. In addition to its well-known attractions like The Gay Village, this destination is home to Piccadilly Gardens, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
How many budget hotels will I be able to find in Manchester City Centre?
Choose a hotel that suits your wallet among Expedia’s 49 budget hotels in Manchester City Centre.
What is there to see and do in Manchester City Centre?
Manchester City Centre attracts visitors with its major shopping area and theater scene, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, such as The Gay Village and Manchester Palace Theatre, and then make time for other wallet-friendly activities. Head to Canal Street and Deansgate for some bargain shopping, or hunt for deals at Manchester Arndale.
What's the best way to get around Manchester City Centre?
The most convenient airport is 8 mi (12.9 km) from the center in Manchester (MAN). However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, you can look into flights to Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), which is 27.1 mi (43.6 km) away. Take advantage of metro transit at St Peters Square Station, Mosley Street Station, and Picadilly Gardens Station.

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