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YHA Manchester - Hostel

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Front of property
Free cribs/infant beds, wheelchair access
Free cribs/infant beds, wheelchair access
Free cribs/infant beds, wheelchair access
Free cribs/infant beds, wheelchair access

Overview of YHA Manchester - Hostel

YHA Manchester - Hostel

4.0 star property
4-star hostel with restaurant, near Canal Street
8.2 out of 10 Very Good
8.2/10 Very Good

188 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24/7 front desk
  • Non-smoking
The price is $36
Price available on 6/16/2023
Potato Wharf, Castlefield, Manchester, England, M3 4NB
Main amenities
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Garden
  • Arcade/game room
  • Library
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Vending machine
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Conference space
  • Meeting room
Feel at home
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Garden
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
  • Limited housekeeping
  • Arcade/game room

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Manchester City Centre
  • Canal Street - 19 min walk
  • AO Arena - 23 min walk
  • Salford Quays - 24 min walk
  • Old Trafford - 38 min walk
  • Museum of Science and Industry - 1 min drive
  • Manchester Opera House - 1 min drive
  • Deansgate - 1 min drive
  • Manchester Palace Theatre - 3 min drive
  • University of Manchester - 3 min drive
  • Piccadilly Gardens - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Manchester Airport (MAN) - 24 min drive
  • John Lennon Airport (LPL) - 52 min drive
  • Deansgate Station - 8 min walk
  • Manchester Salford Central Station - 15 min walk
  • Manchester Manchester Oxford Road Station - 17 min walk
  • Deansgate-Castlefield Station - 9 min walk
  • Cornbrook Tram Stop - 15 min walk
  • St Peters Square Station - 16 min walk


  • McDonald's - 9 min walk
  • Cloud 23 - 8 min walk
  • Atlas Bar - 9 min walk
  • KFC - 8 min walk
  • Alex’s Bakery - 8 min walk

About this property

YHA Manchester - Hostel

YHA Manchester - Hostel puts you just a 5-minute drive from Salford Quays and AO Arena. You can relax with a drink at the bar/lounge, and the coffee shop/cafe is the perfect spot to grab a bite to eat. Other highlights at this upscale hostel include a snack bar/deli and a garden. The helpful staff and location get good marks from fellow travelers. Public transportation is close by: Deansgate-Castlefield Station is just 9 minutes by foot.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 37 rooms


  • Check-in time from 5 PM - 10 PM
  • Minimum check-in age: 16
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • All adult guests are required to present a valid government-issued photo ID card at check-in.
  • The name and address on the booking must match the photo ID presented by the guest at check-in. This property does not accept name changes for existing bookings.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 16


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas


  • No onsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:30 AM–9:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Snack bar/deli

Working away

  • Meeting room
  • Conference space


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Library
  • Arcade/game room
  • Reception hall


  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Low-height counter/sink
  • Grab bar near toilet

Room amenities

Sleep well

  • Free crib/infant bed

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access


  • Limited housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately GBP 6.75 for adults and GBP 3.50 for children
  • Towels are available for an extra charge (or guests may bring their own)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a first aid kit on site.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates).
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.
Please note that this property does not charge an additional temporary membership fee. Discounts are not available for members of YHA (England and Wales) or IYHF as part of this booking.

Also known as

YHA Manchester Hostel
YHA Manchester
Yha Manchester Hotel Manchester
YHA Manchester - Hostel Manchester
YHA Manchester - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Does YHA Manchester - Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, YHA Manchester - Hostel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at YHA Manchester - Hostel?
As of Jun 5, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at YHA Manchester - Hostel on Jun 16, 2023 start from $36, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at YHA Manchester - Hostel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at YHA Manchester - Hostel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at YHA Manchester - Hostel?
Sorry, there's no onsite parking at YHA Manchester - Hostel.
What are the check-in and check-out times at YHA Manchester - Hostel?
You can check in from 5 PM - 10 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
Is there an onsite casino at YHA Manchester - Hostel?
No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Manchester235 Casino (10-min walk) is nearby.
What is there to do at YHA Manchester - Hostel and nearby?
YHA Manchester - Hostel has an arcade and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near YHA Manchester - Hostel?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.
What's the area around YHA Manchester - Hostel like?
YHA Manchester - Hostel is in Manchester City Centre, a short 9-minute walk from Deansgate-Castlefield Station and 6 minutes' walk from Museum of Science and Industry. The local area is considered walkable as well as being good for shopping.



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10/10 Exceptional

Michael, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Penelope, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

J, 1-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very Good

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10/10 Exceptional

Great experience! Friendly staff, easy check in, comfy room. No complaints at all
Lauren, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Roseanne, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Dianne, 1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Sharing with other people, strangers, four in a room. I was afraid that l did not sleep at all. It was a horrible experience, the first and the last
Uzoamaka, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Haoming, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Shame about bathroom
This hostel has good common areas. However the bathroom in my 4 person dorm is too small. A shower wet whole area . Toilet squeezed in with a tiny sink. Everything got wet and nowhere to put anything.
1-night trip
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