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Where to stay in Manchester

VacationRenter offers 944 holiday lettings in Manchester, and we’re confident that you’ll find a place that meets your budget. Our website offers a wide selection of properties from top travel sites such as Airbnb, Vrbo, HomeAway,, and many more. If you’re in search of an affordable home to let in Manchester, you’ll be pleased to find that 20% of properties cost less than $61 a night. Staying in Manchester will give you close access to Chorlton Water Park and Victoria Baths, making it easy to explore with your favourite travel buddies. Can’t quite find the right holiday home in Manchester? We can also provide search results for nearby cities like Manchester and Manchester. Allow us to help you plan the holiday you’ve been dreaming of.

Where Is Manchester, England?

A major city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester in England, the city of Manchester is located in the northwest of the country and is fringed by the Cheshire Plain to the south, the Pennines to the north. Manchester is the halfway point between Liverpool and Sheffield, both roughly 56 kilometers away.

What Is Manchester Known For?

A cacophony of joyful noise always originates from Manchester – from the raucous cheering at a football match to the catchy tunes of a high-profile musician performing in one of the city’s many expansive music venues. The energy of the place is contagious and anyone who seems to step foot into the “London of the North” seems to catch the infection. A cultural and social melting pot, one of Manchester’s very best attributes is its diversity. Imposing neo-Gothic structures sit fearlessly beside modern skyscrapers, and indie boutiques compete for attention with expansive commercial retail complexes. With always something new to discover, Manchester is far from boring.

Places to Visit in Manchester

  • Old Trafford Football Stadium: For football fans, a visit to Old Trafford football stadium is a must. The stadium is the largest in the country and one of the most iconic. Thanks to the famously successful status of Man U, Old Trafford also boasts its own museums, where the most fervent of fans of the beautiful game can tour around. Learn about the history of the stadium and football club, then walk in the footsteps of football legends like Bobby Charlton and George Best. Stop by the Manchester United store for official merchandise to show your team allegiance or grab something delicious to eat at the Red Café.
  • Manchester Cathedral: Taking center stage within the city for nearly 600 years, Manchester Cathedral has stood strong and proud. With an ornate gothic-style façade that evokes gasps of delighted shock and awe, Manchester Cathedral also educates and informs. Boasting a wealth of knowledge and history, visitors can stop by the Visitor Center to learn more about one of the most stunning cathedrals in the country.
  • Fletcher Moss Botanical Garden: This 21 acre park features a range of activities for every nature lover. Renowned for their botanical beauty, the gardens contain many unusual plants and flowers — from rockeries to ponds, or ornamental gardens to lushly green trees. Fletcher Moss Botanical Garden is also home to a nature reserve, where diverse wildlife and a rich variety of birds find their home amongst the beautiful greenery.

Popular Destinations Near Manchester

  • Blackpool: Blackpool is the very epitome of a quintessential English seaside resort. Despite first impressions, it’s not all fish, chips, roller coasters, and candyfloss. Explore the rest of town and you will discover a locale that is surprisingly cultured. From Blackpool Tower to a new Madame Tussauds, an array of pubs, and more hotels than the Algarve, Blackpool is full of surprises.
  • Liverpool: The city that gave us one of the most famous bands in history known as The Beatles, Liverpool has been widely recognized as the “World Capital of Pop,” only enhanced by the celebratory fact that several local musicians have earned the number one spot on both national and international charts. One of the most dynamic and vibrant cultural havens in the UK, Liverpool is the home of numerous museums and galleries — more than any other major UK city outside of London. It is also a birthplace of sports, recognized internationally as the birthplace of Everton F.C. and Liverpool F.C. football clubs.

Best Neighborhoods in Manchester

  • The Northern Quarter: Sprawling for acres, the Northern Quarter retains a unique character and charm. Composed of a labyrinthine network of small cobbled streets and alleyways lined with an impressive array of indie bars, cafes, and boutiques, the Northern Quarter is where you can find the best coffee, a pint of locally brewed craft ale, and some vintage threads. Manchester's creative, urban heart is home to countless independent fashion stores, record shops, and the world-famous Affleck’s Palace, providing affordable outlets for independent designers and traders across four floors.
  • Ancoats: With ritzy coffee shops, bars, restaurants, artist’s studios, and indie theater spaces, Ancoats is the birthplace of tomorrow’s coolest things, people, and places. Pop-up shops are all the rage here and the cheap rent attracts the young student body, jazzing the area up with a bit of youthful zest.

Home-types in Manchester

Manchester has a variety of property types for you to consider when booking a trip. Here are the most popular property types in Manchester:

Points of interests in Manchester

Manchester has several popular points of interest for you to check out when visiting the area. Here are the most popular points of interest in Manchester:
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