Manchester is one of the most exciting places to visit in the UK. The city will invigorate you with it youthful, energetic, and diverse ambience. Known throughout the world as the birthplace of the industrial revolution, Manchester has a rich history of music, arts, politics, sports, and science. Most of these places are accessible from the city centre where you can find someone of the best hotels in Manchester. The city centre is packed with unique bars, eclectic restaurants, cafes, museums, and galleries that will make your trip memorable.
The city offers a comfortable travel network both in and around Great Manchester. The quaint market towns, beautiful green spaces, waterways, and pubs can easily be discovered here. Hotels in Manchester are located throughout the city so that visitors can select the best abode according to their tastes and preferences.
Another reason to visit Manchester is the opportunity to attend world-class events and festivals. The landmark Manchester International Festival and the enchanting Manchester Christmas Markets simply cannot be missed when you are here. The city is bustling with events that range from music to arts, sports, and theatres.
One of the most dynamic and cosmopolitan cities in the UK, Manchester has a unique character of its own. The city expresses its vitality through its fascinating history, magnificent architecture, and interactive attractions. The spirit of the people makes this city UK’s most visited city after London. If you are planning a tour with your family, then start looking for budget hotels in Manchester and explore local treasures like the Greater Manchester Police Museum, Manchester Spy Mission Treasure Trail, Piccadilly Gardens, the Museum of Science & Industry, and the Art Gallery.
The ultra-modern buildings like Beetham Tower and Urbis contrast with the Gothic structure like Manchester Town Hall and Manchester Cathedral. The city has an appealing skyline. You can select the perfect accommodation in Manchester and enjoy the city’s historic and architectural treasures.
Manchester is the hub for many local and international bands. You can explore Manchester Arena and O2 Apollo if you are a music lover. If you are a football fan, then book hotel accommodation in Manchester and get a ticket to the National Football Museum for a memorable day.
All OYO hotels in Manchester accept credit card payments.
Public transportation in Manchester is very convenient. These are your options:
Bus: If you’re travelling within the city center, you can make use of the free bus service. There are other commercial bus services also available in the city.
Train: You can travel to places such as Greater Manchester, Ashton-under-Lyne, Bolton, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Wigan by train.
Tram: The tram services here are known as ‘Metrolink’ and they are an easy and convenient way to tour the city.
Take a walk: Manchester can be easily explored on foot. There are special city hosts placed across the main market street, giving out information and advice.
To make the most of the public transportation scene in Manchester, tourists should get themselves the System One Travelcard
There’s so much to do in Manchester, but here’s a few of our favourites:
Music: Catch a gig at one of the small pubs or venues like the Warehouse Project.
Food: Try the growing food scene of Manchester at places like Rudy's Neapolitan Pizza, Pollen Bakery and Sugo Pasta Kitchen
Even during the peak summer months of May through August, temperature in Manchester ranges between 17-20 degree Celsius. Winter begins in November and goes on until February. January experiences the coldest climate with temperatures dropping down to 3 degree Celsius on some days. October experiences the most rainfall.
Piccadilly, Victoria, Oxford Road and Deansgate are the four main train stations in Manchester. OYO Mother Macs is the closest to Piccadilly station at 0.5 miles away.
Some of the famous shopping centers in Manchester are intu Trafford Centre, The Lowry Outlet Mall, Selfridges Exchange Square and Manchester Arndale.
If you’re planning on taking your partner to a romantic destination in Manchester, these are some of the places you could go to: Manchester House (to experience their fine dining), enjoy some drinks at Cloud 23, take a long walk across the Heaton Park, try your hand at cooking at The Spice Club.
Some of the places that you can visit for a weekend getaway from Manchester are Buttermere (124 miles), Helvellyn (114.8 miles), Donegal (331 miles) and Isle of Man (38 miles).