Whether you’re visiting Manchester with family, friends or colleagues, we know how important it is to find a hotel that ticks all the right boxes for your stay in this vibrant, cultural city. Our Manchester hotel is not only comfortable and stylish, but within easy reach of the city’s many sights and attractions, from business event spaces to museums, bars and everything in between.
Our Manchester hotel is located at the heart of the city on Great Bridgewater Street near Deansgate, with Manchester Central Convention Centre just around the corner and Oxford Road Station 10 minutes away on foot. The Arndale Centre is a 14 minute walk away from the hotel.
Our Manchester hotel has 265 spacious rooms, big enough for up to three adults or two adults and two children. Our rooms have:
If you need a wheelchair-friendly room, our accessible bedrooms are all designed to the highest specifications and include:
We also have accessible toilets in public areas throughout the hotel, and lift access to all floors.
After a day of meetings or hours exploring the city, our stylish Oddsocks Bar and Kitchen is perfect for a well-earned glass of wine or a beer, and if you’re hungry you can order a light bite or a hearty meal.
If you don’t want to leave the comfort of your own room, we offer room service from 12pm to 10pm, along with a smaller night menu from 12pm to 6am. For full details, look out for the menu card in your room or ask our friendly front desk staff for more information.
In the morning or during your mid-afternoon lull, you can drop by our on-site Costa Coffee bar for a caramel latte, flat white, or a warming hot chocolate. Curl up with a good book, or make use of the free hotel WiFi to work or browse the internet.
For business guests, we know just how important it is to have access to first-rate facilities for your meetings and events. Our fully equipped business rooms can accommodate up to 50 people, and with our dedicated events team on hand to help at every step of the way, your meetings will be productive and hassle-free.
Whether it’s your first or tenth time in the city, it always helps to have insider-information on the best things to see and do in Manchester. To help plan your visit, here are our Manchester team’s favourite sights and attractions.
Dating back to the 13th century, Manchester Cathedral is a true cultural gem. At the Visitor Centre you can see the Hanging Ditch Bridge before relaxing at Proper Tea, the on-site tearoom. If you’re feeling hungry, make sure you order the impressive afternoon tea.
We recommend: taking your time appreciating the beautiful stained glass windows.
A short walk up the road from Manchester Cathedral you’ll find Chetham’s Library, one of the oldest public libraries in the world. Chetham’s Library began collecting books in 1655, and today is home to an impressive collection of books, manuscripts, letters and prints.
We recommend: checking the website before you visit, as the library operates a timed entry system.
For a spot of luxury, make sure you head to Spinningfields where you’ll find up-market restaurants and designer shops in a stunning new quarter of the city. Spinningfields is also home to The People’s Museum and John Rylands Library, and is just 11 minutes away from our Manchester hotel on foot.
We recommend: going for an exotic drink at the popular cocktail bar, The Alchemist.
The Northern Quarter
If you love discovering quirky independent boutiques, vintage stores and vegetarian cafes, a visit to Manchester’s Northern Quarter is a must. With its distinct New York vibe, the Northern Quarter has been used as a filming location for movies including Captain America and Alfie.
We recommend: browsing the off-beat concessions at the iconic alternative department store, Affleck’s.
Whether you support or loathe Manchester United, Old Trafford is a true mecca for football fans. Take a stadium tour to see behind-the-scenes, go and browse the museum, or simply shop til you drop at the huge Megastore.
We recommend: taking a walk over to Salford Quays after your visit, where you can see the new Media City UK complex and go shopping at the Lowry outlet mall.
The Trafford Centre
For out-of-town shopping all under one roof, the intu Trafford Centre is as good as it gets. From designer shops to high street stores and homewares, there’s a huge range of shops just waiting to be explored.
We recommend: taking the kids to the Lego Discovery Centre at Barton Square.
If you love discovering new artists, make sure you visit Artzu Gallery in the Old Granada Studios on Quay Street. The independent gallery exhibits work from the likes of Tim Garner, Karenina Fabrizzi and Horace Panter.
We recommend: taking the short walk to the Museum of Science and Industry after your visit.
Before your visit to the city, make sure you check out what’s on at Manchester Arena. From pop concerts to children’s shows and comedy, there’s an unmissable events programme throughout the year.
We recommend: going for a post-show drink in the vibrant Northern Quarter.
If you want to explore beyond the city, there’s lots to see and do just a short drive or train journey away. Here’s our pick of the best things to see and do near Manchester.
For more recommendations, make sure you have a chat with our front desk team who will be happy to offer their tips and advice.
Whether you’re continuing your adventures or returning home, our hotel in Manchester is perfectly placed for onward trips to some of the UK’s most popular towns and cities. To help plan the next part of your journey, here’s a snapshot of travel times from Jurys Inn Manchester.
Liverpool: 55 minutes by car via the M62 or 45 minutes by train
Birmingham: two hours by car via the M6 or one hour 35 minutes by train
Leeds: one hour by car via the M62 or 55 minutes by train
Sheffield: one hour 15 minutes by car or 50 minutes by train
Edinburgh: four hours by car or three hours 20 minutes by train
London: four hours 15 minutes by car or just two hours 15 minutes by train
From the whole team here at our hotel in Manchester, we look forward to welcoming you very soon.