5 Best Hotels near Manchester Christmas Markets

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Best Hotels near Manchester Christmas Markets – For over 20 years Manchester’s Christmas Markets have been attracting thousands of visitors to the city centre.

With an exciting array of  mouth-watering international food, drinks and delicately crafted Yuletide gifts on offer it is not hard to see why so many visitors travel to enjoy it for themselves. Around 300 beautifully decorated chalets and festive stalls are spread across the city centre, and the best bit ?

The Christmas Markets are free and accessible to all. Getting the accommodation right is so important to your experience when visiting Christmas Markets so here we have the 5 Best Hotels near Manchester Christmas Market. 


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The Edwardian Manchester 

Trade Hall, Peter Street, Manchester, M2 5GP

If it’s luxury you are looking for during your Manchester Christmas Market break, then look no further than The Edwardian Manchester.

“Winner of ‘Leading Hotel of the Year 2019’, The Edwardian Manchester brings redefined five star luxury to the city’s beautiful Grade II*-listed Free Trade Hall.

Following a recent multi-million-pound redesign, the hotel has been transformed into a lifestyle destination that introduces a new standard of service, with spacious rooms and stunning suites featuring sweeping city views, entertaining areas and outdoor space.

Discover award-winning contemporary Japanese and Mexican small plates at Peter Street Kitchen and a Parisian-inspired menu at The Library curated by Assouline, state-of-the-art Spa & Gym with a pool and meeting spaces for up to 500. The hotel offers complimentary superfast Wi-Fi up to 150mbps on unlimited devices, as well as complimentary parking for selected rooms and rates. Located in Manchester’s city centre, the hotel provides unparalleled access to Spinningfields business district and the shopping and nightlife of Deansgate.”

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The Edwardian Manchester


The Midland 

16 Peter St, Manchester, M60 2DS

At The Midland you can look forward to award-winning luxury, conveniently located near to the Manchester Christmas Market. 

“The Midland is an award-winning, 4-star luxury hotel with a spa in Manchester city centre. It offers stylish, air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. The spa facilities are available for an extra charge.

Mount Street Dining Room and Bar offers a modern take on British classics, with a focus on local and fresh ingredients. Open seven days a week, guests can enjoy a wide range of starters, main dishes and desserts. Mount Street Bar has an extensive drinks menu with exciting cocktails, fine wines and local beers.

Traditional afternoon tea is available in the Tea Room at The Midland. Hotel guests can make use of The Rena Spa At The Midland’s relaxation pool and thermal areas, for an extra charge. The Rena spa includes the aromatherapy steam room, beautiful Alder-Wood sauna and refreshing Arctic rain shower.

The Midland is less than 450 yards from Bridgewater Hall, the Palace Theatre and Manchester Central Exhibition and Conference Centre. The city’s shops and bars are a 10-minute walk away.”

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The Midland


Macdonald Manchester Hotel 

London Road, Manchester, M1 2PG

The Macdonald Manchester Hotel enjoys a very convenient city central location.

” Just 150 yards from Manchester Piccadilly Station, the Macdonald Manchester Hotel has an award-winning restaurant, which serves seasonal produce. The property was awarded Best Luxury Hotel in Manchester from the Eat Drink and Awards 2015. A laptop safe and free WiFi access are included in each soundproofed room.

The AA Rosette-awarded Scottish Steakhouse Restaurant is a modern steak and grill restaurant, which sources its cuts of meat from Scottish farms.

The spa at Macdonald Manchester has 6 treatment rooms, a nail bar and a relaxation room. The thermal suite has a steam room, saunas and an ice shower.

A flat-screen satellite TV and tea/coffee making facilities are included in each modern, air-conditioned room. The Macdonald also offers 24-hour room service. Canal Street and Manchester’s thriving music and theatre districts are within 10 minutes’ walk of the Macdonald Manchester Hotel. Manchester Airport is just a 20-minute drive away.

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hotels near Manchester Christmas Markets
Macdonald Manchester Hotel


Dakota Manchester

29 Ducie Street, Manchester, M1 2JL

Dakota Manchester offers excellent facilities plus a stunning restaurant with water-side views. 

“Located in the Manchester City Centre, Dakota Manchester is a 5-minute walk to Market Street and a 10-minute walk to the Spinningfields. Easily accessible, Dakota Manchester is just a 3-minute walk from Piccadilly train station and a 30-minute train or drive from Manchester Airport.

There are 137 bedrooms including 27 suites. The fully air-conditioned rooms all offer a Smart TV and media hub with full Sky HD package, in-room safe, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, and en suite bathrooms with rainfall showers and toiletries.

The Grill offers a sophisticated menu with seasonal ingredients and brasserie-style service. Private dining areas with waterside views will be available for exclusive use, accompanied by The Champagne Room. The stylish cocktail bar offers a variety of classic and in-house creations alongside a comprehensive wine list.”

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Dakota Manchester


Kimpton Clocktower 

Oxford Street, Manchester, M60 7HA

The Kimpton Clocktower is a grand and exciting hotel perfectly located in the city centre. 

“Set in the heart of Manchester’s vibrant city centre, the grand Kimpton Clocktower offers stylish, modern rooms just a minute’s walk from Oxford Road Rail Station and The Palace Theatre. Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel and the ballroom is the biggest hotel event space in the North of England.

Furnished with elegant decor, all of the 4-star rooms include TVs with satellite channels, private bathrooms and in-room safes. Guests can also make use of hairdryers and tea/coffee-making facilities.

Kimpton Clocktower is situated on bustling Oxford Road, with Manchester’s huge array of shops within easy walking distance. The Manchester Arena is a 20-minute walk, while Old Trafford Stadium is 10 minutes’ drive. Manchester Airport can be reached in 20 minutes’ drive.”

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Kimpton Clocktower

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