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10 gay friendly hotels in Manchester where you will feel at home

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Manchester is one of the most famous cities in the United Kingdom and has a long history. The city has transformed itself from a gray industrial city into a modern, trendy city with many sights, a rich cultural program and many great restaurants and bars. Manchester has a large, active gay scene. Most gay bars, pubs and clubs are located in Canal Street and Richmond Street close to the Alan Turing Monument.

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1. Velvet Hotel

★★★★☆   Rated 9,0/10   From €82 per night show on map
  • GAY FRIENDLY
  • GAY STANDARDS
  • GAY LOCATION

The Velvet Hotel is located in the heart of Manchester's gay scene, in this area, also called the Gay Village, almost all gay bars, clubs and shops of Manchester are situated. The hotel offers spacious, nicely furnished rooms with excellent facilities. In the weekend DJ's will take care of the music in the bar of the hotel. In the restaurant tasty English meals are served. The gay scene of Manchester is just steps away as are the city center of Manchester, several theaters and museums and train station Piccadilly Station.

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2. ABode Manchester

★★★★☆   Rated 8,6/10   From €90 per night show on map
  • GAY FRIENDLY
  • GAY STANDARDS

The ABode Hotel in Manchester is an excellent starting point from which to explore the tourist attractions and the gay scene of Manchester. The hotel is housed in a beautiful building, has spacious rooms with up-to-date amenities and has a friendly and helpful staff. In addition, the hotel has its own bar and brasserie, where in the evenings live music is played on a regular base. ABode Manchester can be easily reached by public transport. Piccadilly Station is only a few steps away. The famous Gay Village with many gay bars and clubs, is 300 meters away from ABode Mnachester.

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3. Roomzzz Manchester City

★★★★☆   Rated 9,2/10   From €85 per night show on map
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  • GAY STANDARDS

Hotel Roomzzz Manchester is located right in the city center of Manchester. This hotel offers apartments with hotel facilities, such as a 24/7 reception, friendly staff and laundry facilities. Among the amenities of the apartments are a compact kitchen and free wireless internet. The Palace Theater and the Manchester Art Gallery are within walking distance of Roomzzz Manchester City and to Canal Street, the center of Manchester's gay scene is only a five-minute walk. Here you will find many gay bars such as Center Stage MCR, Napoleons and New York New York.

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4. DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Piccadilly

★★★★☆   Rated 8,8/10   From €85 per night show on map
  • GAY FRIENDLY
  • GAY STANDARDS

The attractive DoubleTree Hotel is situated at a perfect location in Manchester, close to Piccadilly Station, China Town, several shopping streets and the Gay Village. The luxurious rooms have excellent facilities and are well designed. There are also several restaurants, an outdoor terrace and a gym. From the hotel it is a ten minute walk to the famous shopping streets of Manchester. The Library Theater and the Palace Theater hotel are located around 700 meters from the hotel and to the gay scene in Canal Street with clubs and bars such as New Union and GAY Manchester is a 5/10-minute walk. In the direct vicinity of the DoubleTree Hotel are many bar, pubs and restaurants for a bite or to listen to live music.

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5. The Ascott

★★★★☆   Rated 8,5/10   From €66 per night show on map
  • GAY FRIENDLY
  • GAY STANDARDS

Hotel The Ascott is a good choice if you do not want to stay in the hustle and bustle of Manchester's city center. The hotel is housed in a beautiful Victorian building and offers attractive rooms, we prefer the superior rooms which are larger than the standard rooms. The Manchester Museum and the Witworth Art Gallery are just over a kilometer away from the hotel. The city center of Manchester and the Gay Village are easy accessible by the train. The Ascott is at a ten minute walk from Eccles train station. From this station it is a 10 minute ride to downtown Manchester.

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6. Motel One Manchester-Piccadilly

★★★☆☆   Rated 9,2/10   From €78 per night show on map
  • GAY FRIENDLY
  • GAY LOCATION

Motel One Manchester Piccadilly is located in the city center of Manchester, within walking distance of Piccadilly Train Station. This hotel offers great value for money, the rooms have up-to-date facilities and very clean. The staff at Motel One Manchester is very friendly and will do its utmost best to make you feel comfortable. In the bar of the hotel you can enjoy a snack and a drink and in the morning an extensive breakfast is served here. Well-known theaters and major museums such as the Palace Theater and the Manchester Art Gallery are located half a kilometer away from the hotel. The Gay Village is in the immediate vicinity of the hotel at only 200 meters.

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7. SACO Manchester - Piccadilly

★★★★☆   Rated 9,1/10   From €87 per night show on map
  • GAY FRIENDLY
  • GAY STANDARDS
  • GAY LOCATION

At an excellent location in the city center of Manchester, you will find SACO Manchester - Piccadilly. The apartments of this hotel have modern furnishings and luxurious amenities. The reception is open 24/7, there are fitness facilities and the staff is helpful and friendly. To Piccadilly Train Station is a five-minute walk from the apartments. The Manchester Art Gallery is 300 meters away and the famous gay scene in the Gay Village is only 100 meters away from SACO Manchester - Piccadilly.

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8. The Midland - Qhotels

★★★★☆   Rated 8,9/10   From €121 per night show on map
  • GAY FRIENDLY
  • GAY STANDARDS

The Midland Hotel is a luxurious hotel in the heart of Manchester. The hotel has attractive, well designed and clean rooms with excellent facilities. The hotel also has two restaurants: Adam Reid at The French and Mr. Cooper's. Here you can enjoy fresh meals with local ingredients. Other facilities of The Midland Hotel are a spa with a steam bath & sauna, a swimming pool and a gym. In the direct vicinity of the hotel are many sights such as Bridgewater Hall, the Library Theater and Manchester City Hall. Canal Street is just 600 meters away from The Midland, here you will find many gay bars, clubs and restaurants.

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9. New Union

☆☆☆☆☆   Rated 7,6/10   From €40 per night show on map
  • GAY FRIENDLY
  • GAY LOCATION

The New Union Hotel is within walking distance of the famous shopping street Arndale, right in the middle of the bustling Gay Village of Manchester. This hotel offers good value for money but basic rooms. The hotel is especially appreciated for its convenient location and friendly staff. The bar is also popular, here you can have a drink or be entertained with karaoke or comedy. Well-known theaters and museums are close to the hotel. As being part of the gay scene of Manchester there are many gay venues such as New York New York and Center Stage MCR in the direct vicinity of the hotel.

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10. Macdonald Manchester Hotel

★★★★☆   Rated 8,0/10   From €78 per night show on map
  • GAY FRIENDLY
  • GAY STANDARDS
  • GAY LOCATION

Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa is located close to the Piccadilly train station. The rooms are spacious and have luxurious amenities. As the name already suggests, the hotel has extensive spa facilities including steam baths, an ice shower and saunas. The Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa has its own restaurant, serving delicious seasonal dishes. The major theaters and well-known museums are within a kilometer of the hotel and Manchester's extensive gay scene is only a ten-minute walk away.

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