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An Insider’s Guide to Manchester

Recognised worldwide as the birthplace of the industrial revolution, today, Manchester is a booming metropolis full of history and culture. Centrally located in the United Kingdom, this progressive city is easily accessible and offers travellers the opportunity to explore or indulge around every corner. Check out our exclusive insider’s guide for everything you need to know about traveling to Manchester in 2020.

When to Travel

The best time to visit Manchester is between June and August when the weather is warm and the city’s events calendar is packed. The months between September and December act as a sweet spot before the rather dreary low season of January and February. March through May when spring is settling in is another great time to visit as temperatures begin to rise and the city starts to come alive.

Where to Stay

The Lowry – Amidst Manchester’s bustling city life, The Lowry Hotel is an inviting urban escape conveniently positioned on the banks of the River Irwell. Contemporary spaces, luxurious art decor, and an award-winning restaurant characterize this 5-star hotel, all without compromising comfort. Effortlessly fulfilling the needs of every guest, The Lowry’s executive suites feature expansive work desks and in-room coffee machines for business travellers, while yoga classes and spa treatments refresh are available after a long day of work or play.

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Hotel Gotham – In the heart of Midtown and surrounded by some of Manchester’s most upmarket shopping, Hotel Gotham is a multi-award-winning boutique hotel that gives guests a remarkably unique experience. Once a bank, the castle-like hotel now features ornate and vintage details to accompany its lavish and opulent furnishings, occasionally nodding to the building’s origins and the DC Comics city it was named for. The epitome of extravagance, Hotel Gotham is a novelty that engages all of the senses — complete with cast members roaming about!

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Where to Eat & Drink

 

 

 

What Not to Miss

 

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