Hotels in Manchester near the Trafford Centre

Manchester’s shopping Mecca, the Trafford Centre, is situated next to junctions 9 and 10 of the M60 motorway, approximately 7 miles west of Manchester city centre. With easy motorway access and a regular bus service from central Manchester, most hotels in Manchester, including hotels in Manchester city centre, would provide a reasonable base for visiting the Trafford Centre, particularly if you want to also enjoy some of the attractions, or indeed more great shopping in Manchester city centre. Another good option would be to stay at a hotel in Salford Quays, which is 2 miles closer than the city centre, yet benefits from being a popular area of interest with a good range of bars, restaurants and entertainment. Several hotels near Old Trafford are located in Salford Quays.
However, if you would prefer to stay as close as possible to the Trafford Centre with the absolute minimum amount of travel time before or after your day of shopping, the following Trafford Centre hotels should give you a few ideas:

Premier Inn Trafford Centre

The Premier Inn has 3 hotels near the Trafford Centre, each of them located on one of the roads immediately surrounding the Trafford Centre. The Premier Inn is a budget hotel chain, and the rooms are quite simple and predictable, but you can’t beat the location if being close to the Trafford Centre is your main priority.
Premier Inn Manchester Trafford Centre South
Premier Inn Manchester Trafford Centre West
Premier Inn Manchester Trafford Centre North

Novotel Manchester West

Located just outside Worsley, Novotel Manchester West is 3 quick miles down the M60 motorway from the Trafford Centre. The Standard Room can sleep up to 2 adults and 2 children which is great for families, and having the historic village of Worsley close by is an interesting bonus.

Ascott Hotel

This B&B style hotel is situated in a quaint Victorian house near Monton Village, just 3 miles from the Trafford Centre. Rooms are available on a bed and breakfast basis.

Monton House Hotel

Monton House is a cheap Manchester hotel located close to the M602 motorway, around 3 miles from the Trafford Centre. Choose from room only, bed and breakfast, or dinner, bed and breakfast rates.

Manchester Hotels near the MEN Arena

If you are coming to Manchester to see a concert or other event at the Manchester Evening News Arena, you may be looking for hotels near the MEN Arena itself. Being just at the edge of Manchester city centre, most Manchester accommodation in the city centre would be considered close to the MEN Arena, but for the height of convenience, the following Manchester hotels are pretty much as close as you can get to the MEN Arena, as well as being convenient for the rest of city centre Manchester:

Park Inn

Located right next to the Manchester Evening News Arena, it doesn’t get much more convenient than the Park Inn if you are looking for a hotel near MEN Arena. This four star hotel is also adjacent to Victoria Station, and a short walk from the main shopping and restaurant districts of Manchester city centre.

Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre

If you are looking for a hotel as chic and sophisticated as the class act you are going to see at the MEN Arena, look no further than the Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre. At less than 5 minutes walk, this Manchester hotel is certainly close to the MEN Arena, and being just 2 minutes from the lively Printworks, you’ll be spoilt for choice for pre and post gig drinks.

Renaissance Manchester City Centre

The Renaissance is a 4 star Manchester hotel near the MEN Arena, just 5 minutes walk away in fact. It’s also slap bang in the middle of Manchester’s shopping and entertainment district, making it a great choice for taking in some of Manchester’s many other attractions.

Stay Inn

If you are looking for relatively cheap hotels near the MEN Arena, the Stay Inn may be just up your street. At just 10 minutes walk, it’s close enough to the MEN Arena, while being equally convenient for central Manchester, and it comes at an economical price.

Hotels near the City of Manchester Stadium

If you are planning to watch Manchester City Football Club play at the City of Manchester Stadium, or if you are coming to visit some of the other venues at Sportcity, home to the 2002 Commonwealth Games, you may wish to find accommodation or a hotel near the City of Manchester Stadium in Eastlands. Although there are no hotels located in the immediate vicinity of the Stadium, Manchester city centre is less than 2 miles away, where you will find a wide range of Manchester hotels which are both convenient for Manchester City football ground and for the attractions of Manchester city centre.
The closest hotels to Manchester City’s stadium are in the Piccadilly area of Manchester, which is a 20 to 30 minute walk, or a quick bus ride from the City of Manchester Stadium.
Mint Hotel, ABode Manchester, the Portland Hotel, and Gardens Hotel are all in the Piccadilly area and further examples of Manchester hotels in the city centre can be found by clicking here.

Hotels Near Old Trafford Football Stadium

If you are visiting Manchester to see Manchester United FC play at Old Trafford Football Ground or you are planning to do the Old Trafford Museum and Stadium Tour or buy the latest kit from the Man Utd Megastore, you will probably want to find a convenient hotel near Old Trafford. While all hotels in Manchester city centre are an easy Metrolink tram ride away from Old Trafford, there is actually a good selection of hotels within walking distance of the MUFC stadium. On match day these hotels are obviously busy and need to be booked well in advance, but with enough pre-planning you should be able to find some suitable Old Trafford accommodation from the recommendations below:

Copthorne Hotel – Half a Mile from Old Trafford

The Copthorne Hotel has a great location overlooking the water in Salford Quays, and is just a 5 minute walk from the Manchester United Football Stadium. They offer free car parking to hotel guests and also feature ‘all you can eat’ pre and post match dining which is a great alternative to standing in the street eating a dodgy pie or burger before the game.

Holiday Inn Express Manchester Salford Quays – Less than a Mile from Old Trafford

This Holiday Inn Express is located in Salford Quays, which is an easy walk on match day from MUFC. Rooms include a free hot breakfast and free parking – you can’t say fairer than that!

Ramada Salford Quays Hotel – 1 Mile from Old Trafford

The Ramada in Salford Quays is another convenient hotel for walking to Old Trafford Football Stadium, and they have some interconnecting rooms which are suitable for families of up to 5 people, which might come in handy if you are bringing the whole tribe to the Theatre of Dreams.

Old Trafford Lodge – Half a Mile from Old Trafford Football Ground

Why not stay at one iconic stadium and visit another? Old Trafford Lodge is located at Old Trafford Cricket Ground, home to Lancashire County Cricket Club, and just a hop, skip and a jump from the Manchester United Football Ground. If you are visiting during the cricket season, the Executive Rooms look over the cricket pitch, allowing you to watch a cricket match from the comfort of your own room.

Premier Inn Old Trafford – 200 Metres from Old Trafford

The Premier Inn Old Trafford is about as close as you can stay to Manchester United’s football ground without actually sleeping at the stadium. If you are looking for a cheap hotel near Old Trafford stadium, this is it.