Gay Manchester · Hotels

Gay Manchester · Hotels

With a huge gay scene and vibrant city centre, Manchester is one of the hottest gay destinations in the UK.

Gay Manchester · Hotels

Most of our 2021 top Manchester hotels for gay travellers are located near the Canal Street ‘Gay Village’, shopping area, Arndale Centre and Chinatown.

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Why this hotel?: Award winner. Boutique choice. In the Gay Village.

Award-winning hotel in the heart of Mancheter’s Gay Village, close to KIKI bar, EAGLE , Company Club, and a few minutes’ walk from Arndale mall and Piccadilly train station.

The uniquely designed rooms & suites feature elegant furnishings, free WiFi, DVD player, minibar, fridge. The hotel’s exquisite restaurant & bar is a destination in its own right and a gay-popular place.

Winner of “Pride Of Manchester Awards Best Hotel” (2010). Book early if you want to stay here during public holidays and Pride.

Features

bar, restaurant, free wi-fi

2 Canal Street, Manchester


9.1
Exceptional

Based on 2569 votes

Why this hotel?: Ideal location. Near the Gay Village. Excellent value.

Great value for money and a consistently popular hotel on Travel Gay. The Britannia has a fantastic location, next to Piccadilly Gardens and just a couple of minutes walk from the Gay Village and sightseeing attractions.

Housed in a historic 19th century building, the rooms at Britannia Manchester are nicely decorated and feature comfortable furnishings and free WiFi.

Britannia has its own restaurant, but it’s just a couple of minutes’ walk to Canal Street, the famous Arndale mall and Manchester Piccadilly Railway Station.

Features

bar, restaurant, free wi-fi

35 Portland Street, Manchester


6.1
Good

Based on 11794 votes

Why this hotel?: Amazing spa. Great location.

The largest 4-star hotel in Manchester, close to Piccadilly train station and just a short walk from the Gay Village, Alter Ego, New Union, etc.

Macdonald has an award-winning restaurant, a world-class spa with sauna & spa and offers 24-hour room service. Each soundproof room has iPod dock, flat screen TV, safe and free WiFi.

Features

bar, restaurant, internet access, massage, sauna, gym, spa

91 London Road, Manchester


8.2
Excellent

Based on 9486 votes

Why this hotel?: Walk to Gay Village. Excellent dining. Modern rooms.

Housed in a 19th century building, ABode Hotel is a short walk of the Gay Village on Canal Street, Piccadilly train station and Manchester’s main shopping area.

The hotel is home to the award-winning Michael Caines restaurant. Large guest rooms retain much of the original features of the old warehouse, with LCD TV, DVD player, free internet. Some rooms have panoramic city views.

The ABode is within walking distance of many bars, restaurants and museums. The MEN Arena is a 15-minute walk away. KIKI gay bar, The Company Bar, EAGLE cruise club are even closer.

Features

bar, cafe, restaurant, free wi-fi

107 Piccadilly, Manchester


8.2
Excellent

Based on 3346 votes

Why this hotel?: Near the Gay Village. Recently refurblished. Excellent value.

This value for money 3-star hotel is located next to Piccadilly Gardens, near Piccadilly Station and  about a 5-minute walk to Gay Village.

Ibis Styles Manchester Portland has 200 rooms and suites, all of which feature air conditioning, flat screen TV, laptop-sized safe, tea & coffee-making facilities, free WiFi.

Features

bar, restaurant, free wi-fi

3-5 Portland Street, Manchester


8
Excellent

Based on 4156 votes

Why this hotel?: In The Gay Village. Great value. Popular budget choice.

Le Ville’s prime location, in the heart of the Gay Village, makes it a popular Manchester hotel on Travel Gay Europe.

This great-value budget hotel is minutes away from a range of restaurants, bars & nightlife options. The Manchester Piccadilly train station and Arndale Shopping Centre are just 10 minutes’ walk away.

Each en suite guest room features a flat screen TV, tea & coffee-making facilities, free WiFi.

Features

free wifi

38-42 Canal Street, Manchester


7.6
Very Good

Based on 2073 votes

Why this hotel?: Budget choice. Near city centre & gay nightlife.

A great choice for budget travellers who want to stay close to Gay Village. Pendulum Hotel is just a 5-minute walk from both Piccadilly Station and gay venues around Canal Street.

The hotel features comfortable, modern rooms with free WiFi. There is a large, contemporary restaurant and a conservatory lounge bar.

Features

bar, restaurant, free wi-fi

Weston Building, Sackville Street, Manchester


8
Excellent

Based on 3649 votes

Why this hotel?: Gay hotel. Excellent value. In the Gay Village.

Ideal location, great value and service.  The gay New Union Hotel is small in size but offers comfortable rooms right on Canal Street – the heart of Manchester’s Gay Village.

The building dates back to 1865 and has been a gay landmark for a very long time. Each room features free WiFi, flat screen TV, private bathroom, tea & coffee-making facilities.

There is a New Union cabaret bar downstairs which is considered somewhat of an institution.

Features

bar, free wi-fi

111 Princess Street, Manchester


7.2
Very Good

Based on 480 votes

Why this hotel?: Excellent value. Close to Gay Village. Popular choice.

The popular Motel One Manchester-Piccadilly offers great-value rooms in convenient location, close to the Manchester Piccadilly train station and walking distance to the bars and clubs in Gay Village.

Stylish modern en-suite guest rooms feature flat screen TV’s and free WiFi.  The chic in-house lounge & bar serves a great breakfast buffet. Excellent value for money.

Features

bar, free wi-fi

34 London Road, Manchester


9
Exceptional

Based on 1679 votes

Manchester · more great hotels

Other excellent hotels within walking distance of the Canal Street gay nightlife, shops and station.

Why this hotel?: Luxury choice. Historic building. Great pool & gym.

Luxury hotel within Manchester’s Free Trade Hall, one of the city’s most famous historic buildings. The Radisson Blu Edwardian is less than 10 minutes’ walk to the Gay Village and nightlife.

The Radisson has a 12-metre indoor pool with jet stream, 2 premium restaurants, well-equipped gym, jacuzzi ,world-class spa. Guest rooms & suites have king-sized bed, satellite TV, high ceiling and stylish furnishings.

Superb service and ideally located – close to the gay scene, all the theatres, the Manchester International Convention Centre and the Town Hall.

Features

bar, restaurant, swimming pool, steam room, massage, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi

Free Trade Hall, Peter Street, Manchester


8.9
Excellent

Based on 10005 votes

Why this hotel?: Near the Gay Village. Stylish, modern apartments.

Stylish apartment hotel located just a 3-minute walk from the gay scene on Canal Street. SACO offers contemporary studios and apartments on the top floors with superb city views.

Each unit features a fully-equipped kitchen, satellite TV, DVD player, floor-to-ceiling windows, balcony or seating area, and high-speed free WiFi. There is also a gym onsite.

SACO has a prime location in Manchester, a 5-minute walk from the Piccadilly train station and a 10-minute walk from the Manchester Art Gallery.

Features

free wifi, gym

5 Piccadilly Place, Manchester


9
Exceptional

Based on 320 votes

Why this hotel?: Near the Gay Village. Great value. Budget choice.

Smart-value budget hotel in the city centre, next to Oxford Road train station and about a 5-minute walk from the Gay Village.

The Holiday Inn Express offers 147 modern rooms with free WiFi, LCD TV, power shower. There is a ‘sleep chamber’ specially designed for your ultimate night’s sleep. The Great Room serves breakfasts, while the Lounge Bar offers a range of light snacks, beers and wine.

The hotel is minutes away from Palace Theatre and the Arndale shopping centre. The Manchester airport is 8 miles away.

Features

bar, restaurant, free wi-fi

2-4 Oxford Road, Manchester


8.2
Excellent

Based on 2496 votes

Why this hotel?: Award winner. Convenient location. Near the Gay Village.

Housed in a historic building from 1891 with an iconic clock tower (known as the Refuge Assurance Building), The Principal is directly opposite the Oxford Street train station and just a short walk from the gay bars and Gay Village.

Grand on the outside and impressive on the inside, Palace features stylish rooms an award-winning Tempus Bar & Restaurant.

The hotel has won accolades from the local council for sustainability and has achieved the ‘Gold Green Business Tourism Scheme Award’.

Features

bar, restaurant, free wi-fi

Oxford Street, Manchester


8.5
Excellent

Based on 776 votes

Why this hotel?: Modern rooms. Great for shopping & gay nightlife.

Located on the edge of the Northern Quarter, just a 5-minute walk from the Arndale shopping mall, the Crowne Plaza features the Glasshouse restaurant, free WiFi and 24-hour gym.

Each contemporary room features an LCD TV and floor-to-ceiling windows. Many rooms offer great views across the city.

The hotel is about a 15-minute walk from all the bars & clubs in Gay Village. Manchester Cathedral and the MEN Arena are a 5-minute walk away.

Features

bar, restaurant, gym, free wi-fi

70 Shudehill, Manchester


9
Exceptional

Based on 5711 votes

Why this hotel?: Classy & classic. Great dining. Near the Gay Village.

Manchester’s most historic hotel and still the classiest. This is where the Rolls Royce company started in the early 1900’s.

Guest rooms spacious, beautifully decorated and have free WiFi. The indoor pool deserves a special mention, as is the Midland’s restaurant “The French” by Simon Rogan, owner of a Michelin-starred restaurant in the Northwest.

Located less than 10 minutes’ walk to Gay Village. The Town Hall, Central Library, Manchester Central and Bridgewater Hall are all nearby.

Features

bar, restaurant, swimming pool, free wi-fi

16 Peter Street, Manchester


8.5
Excellent

Based on 61 votes

Why this hotel?: Near the Gay Village. Stylish boutique apartments.

Fabulous boutique apartments in a Victorian building with many original features.  Roomzzz offers free WiFi, free local calls and Apple computers.

Each large apartment has a well-equipped kitchen with fridge, dishwater, luxury beds, bathroom with heated floors, living area, flat screen TV, DVD player.

Located in the heart of Chinatown, a few minutes’ walk from the Gay Village and Palace Theatre, and within 10 minutes from Manchester Piccadilly train station and the shops of Deansgate.

Features

free wi-fi

36 Princess Street, Manchester


9
Exceptional

Based on 2054 votes

Why this hotel?: Boutique option. Close to Gay Village. Excellent bar.

Hip boutique hotel in a beautifully converted Victorian warehouse. Located a few minutes’ walk of Canal Street and gay venues, the Malmaison features a brasserie, a gym and spa facilities.

Each of 167 rooms has a flat screen satellite TV, power shower, minibar and free WiFi.

The hotel is right near Piccadilly train station, with many restaurants, cafés and shops nearby. The Arndale Centre is a 10-minute walk away. A popular choice with celebrities.

Features

bar, restaurant, massage, sauna, gym

1 Gore Street, Manchester


8.3
Excellent

Based on 5549 votes

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