Updated: January 23, 2018
The 8 Best Kid-friendly Hotels in Manchester
Chic, 4-Star, loft-style, 2 bedroom family apartments (for up to 6), in a 19th century former Victorian cotton warehouse. Apartments have large bedrooms, kitchens with ovens, dishwashers and washing machines. Good location that’s a 4 minute walk away from Piccadilly train station. Hotel Phone: +44 161 778 7500.
Grand Victorian hotel offering high ceilinged, twin and double rooms (up to 4 people) with 4-poster beds, directly opposite Manchester Oxford train station. Ask for rooms at the back on the higher floors that don’t face onto Oxford street for more quiet. Within walking distance – Palace Theatre (2 min), Canal Street (6 min), Manchester Piccadilly station (10 min). Manchester International Airport is a 20 minute drive away. Hotel Phone: +44 161 288 1111.
Good-value hotel in the heart of Manchester offering soundproofed, family rooms (up to 4 people) with king-size hypnos beds and blackout curtains. Fantastic location near tram stops and shopping areas. Within walking distance – Palace Theatre (3 min), Bridgewater Hall (3 min), Piccadilly station (8 min), Arndale centre (10 min). Old Trafford is a 10 minute drive away. Hotel Phone: +44 871 527 8746.
Bright, luxury, 2 bedroom apartments (up to 6 people) located close to many of Manchester’s main attractions – Piccadilly station, Piccadilly gardens, Oldham street and Canal street are all within walking distance. Apartments have full kitchens and washer/dryers; on-site parking and breakfast is available for a fee. Affleck’s Palace, Arndale Centre, Manchester Art Gallery, Urbis and Manchester Palace Theatre are all close by. Hotel Phone: +44 20 3499 0748.
Fashionable, serviced apartments offering 2 bedroom penthouses with sofa beds (up to 8 people) located at the edge of Manchester’s vibrant Northern Quarter right next to the famous Frog and Bucket Comedy Club. Apartments sport full kitchens & washing machines and penthouse apartments have city-view balconies. The area has many boutique vintage shops, stylish bars, restaurants and tea rooms. Within walking distance – Oldham Street (4 min), Piccadilly Bardens (6 min), Arndale Shopping centre & Piccadilly and Victoria train stations (10 min), Hotel Phone: +44 161 236 3066.
Traditional hotel with airy family rooms (up to 4 people) located in Fallowfield, South Manchester, a 10 minute drive from Manchester centre. Offers rooms done up in either classic or contemporary styles. Hotel is located on a major bus route with frequent buses to the city center. Rusholme’s renowned ‘Curry Mile’ (a large concentration of South Asian restaurants, take-aways and kebab houses) is within walking distance. Manchester International Airport is a 15 minute drive away. Hotel Phone: +44 330 028 3427.
7. Mitre Hotel
Grand, 18th century hotel with period charm, right at the foot of Manchester Cathedral, offering large, contemporary family rooms (up to 4 people) and apartments (up to 8 people). Some rooms have free-standing baths and spectacular cathedral views. Selfridges and Harvey Nichols are opposite the hotel and thePhones4u Arena, the Victoria train station and the Arndale Centre are all a 3 minute walk away. Hotel is close to Shudehill tram station. Hotel Phone: +44 161 834 4128.
Right next door to Chinatown, this contemporary hotel offers sleek, double bedrooms with sofabeds (up to 4 people). Families get late check-out (until 17:00 on Sundays) and up to 2 kids (under 16) can stay for free (with breakfast) when sharing a room with adults. Hotel has a childrens’ play area. Canal street, Piccadilly railway station, and the city centre are a 5-10 minute walk away. Museum of Science (14 min). Hotel Phone: +44 161 235 2200.