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Five Star Manchester hotels

Once famed mainly for soccer and industry, Manchester has experienced an invigorating renewal, becoming one of the most vibrant, stylish cities in the North of England. With stylish new galleries, theaters, and live music venues attracting world-class artists and performers, cultural life is buzzing in this revitalized city. The ornate, historic buildings of Manchester now rub shoulders with designer stores and striking modern architecture, reflecting the wonderful blend of old and new. With gourmet restaurants offering a wealth of fine-dining experiences, get ready for a real Michelin-starred vacation in Manchester.

Things to see in Manchester

Love to shop? The Deansgate area in Manchester is home to a myriad of designer stores, from British mainstays such as Selfridges and Harvey Nichols to international names like Armani and DKNY. Stroll down King Street and around the surrounding neighborhood to revel in some serious retail therapy. For a more laid-back experience, discover Manchester's beautiful waterways with a canal cruise. If you're feeling adventurous, you can take the tiller yourself. Otherwise, relax with a refreshing beverage and enjoy Manchester from an unusual angle as you are expertly steered through 19th-century locks and bridges. Culture-lovers should investigate the Quays, a waterside location in the rejuvenated docklands of Salford. Enjoy the finest contemporary art at the Lowry Gallery, discover military history at the impressive Imperial War Museum North, and get behind the scenes of Britain's film and TV industry with a tour of MediaCityUK, where you may even get the chance to spot some celebs!

5-star hotels in Manchester

From modern, elegant hotels to grand Victorian buildings, you'll find a great choice of 5-star accommodation in Manchester. This vibrant city is a fantastic destination for travelers seeking an upmarket, all-inclusive experience. When you book into a five-star hotel in Manchester, expect to find spas, fitness centers, swimming pools, gourmet restaurants, and glamorous, well-stocked bars within the comfort of your hotel. Manchester’s 5 star hotels are also the perfect setting to experience the unique and indulgent British treat of a traditional afternoon tea. For a more private retreat, a stay in a Manchester aparthotel leaves you free to explore the city at your leisure.

Where to stay in Manchester

The bustling cultural and commercial district of Deansgate lies at the historic heart of Manchester. This area offers some of Manchester’s best 5-star hotels, with high-end shopping, fine dining, galleries, and museums all within easy walking distance. For an indulgent escape, consider one of the new upscale hotels in Manchester's revitalized docklands. Multi-million developments in the Quays area, between Manchester and Salford, have made it a prime destination for waterside leisure and relaxation. Alternatively, immerse yourself in Manchester's trendy, creative scene with a stay in the Northern Quarter, home to the city's new art and cultural venues, exclusive bars, and gourmet restaurants.

How to get to Manchester

Manchester is easily accessible from Manchester Airport, which offers a wide selection of international and domestic flight connections, and is less than a 15-minute drive from city center. Travelers who prefer the flexibility of their own timetable can hire a car at the airport or in the city itself. For a stress-free start to your vacation, pre-book a cab directly from the airport to your 5-star Manchester accommodation, or enjoy a VIP experience with a chauffeured limousine. Manchester is easy to travel around by taxi or hire car, and your hotel will be able to assist you with booking transportation.

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