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In the heart of Manchester, this hotel is just 650 yards from the Manchester Arena. Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre Arena has a 24-hour front desk and modern rooms with Wi-Fi access.

The bright, air-conditioned bedrooms each have a stylish bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer. Rooms also feature a work desk and a flat-screen TV, and many have wonderful city views.

Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre Arena has a contemporary bar, offering a range of light snacks and drinks.

Guests can enjoy an all-you-can-eat continental buffet breakfast each morning, including fresh coffee and pastries. Also included in the buffet breakfast are 4 added hot options which include bacon, scramble eggs, sausages and baked beans.

Just 550 yards from the Arndale Shopping Center and main shopping areas. The Holiday Inn Express is situated in the vibrant Northern Quarter with hundreds of restaurants and bars to choose from.

This is our guests' favourite part of Manchester, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre Arena, an IHG Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 14 Sept 2011.
Hotel chain/brand: Holiday Inn Express

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Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Manchester, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.0

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet, Breakfast to go


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  • The staff speak English

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About Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre Arena, an IHG Hotel

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  • Is there car parking close by?

    Yes


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    Answered on 21 February 2020
  • If you get there early can you leave your bags and come back at check in time?

    Yes you can.


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    Asked about: Standard Double or Twin Room • Answered on 18 August 2021
  • If you are going to be in and out of the NCP car park will you end up paying multiple car park charges?

    Thank you for your message, unfortunately the NCP Printworks has very recently closed as they are changing ownership. There are several car parking options nearby to the hotel which you can use including pay and display options. Kind Regards HIX Team


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    Answered on 5 July 2021
  • Hello will u be doing cooked food weekend pubs open so the 21st on world or is it take away breakfast

    Thanks for your message, our usual breakfast items including cooked items is currently available. The hotel is following the government guidelines and as these change frequently we will advise you of the breakfast arrangements on arrival/check in.


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    Asked about: Double Room with Sofa Bed • Answered on 9 May 2021
  • Are we able to check in as late as 1am as we are at a festival all day?

    Thank you for your message, check in time begins from 2pm onwards, yes you can check in at 1am, please ensure you call the hotel ahead of time to confirm this on your reservation. Many thanks Katie Hotel Team


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    Answered on 28 February 2021
  • Hi there is non essential travel available at this hotel?

    Hello, Yes, you can now stay in the hotel for non-essential travel Since 17th May. I hope this helps The Holiday Inn Express Team


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    Answered on 9 June 2021
  • Hi, is the breakfast included an all you can eat buffet? I'll be attending around the Monday 24th May. Thanks

    Thank you for your question, we will be offering an assisted buffet breakfast which includes both hot and cold items. On check in our team will be happy to explain all our offerings and also COVID measures in place. We look forward to welcoming you.


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    Answered on 16 May 2021
  • do you provide water kettle in the room??

    Thanks for your message,yes all rooms have a kettle. Due to the changing government guidelines, services may change. Please check with the Reception team on arrival for the most up to date changes and they will be happy to advise. Kind Regards Katie


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    Answered on 6 December 2020
  • Hi, where can I park nearby?

    The APCOA Printworks


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    Answered on 27 October 2021
  • Hi will this require a security deposit for 2 people

    Thank you for your message, please check the rate terms before you confirm your reservation as different rates offer different payment conditions. Depending on the time of booking and arrival date we offer a flexible rate or advance payment rates.


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    Asked about: Standard Double or Twin Room • Answered on 13 May 2021
  • Hi, are you taking leisure bookings from 12th April?

    Thank you for your question, we are following the current England government guidelines and at the present moment, hotels are permitting leisure stays from 17th May. The hotel is currently open for essential travellers only. Kind Regards Hotel Team


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    Answered on 18 March 2021
  • do you offer luggage storage after check out for 2hours??do I need to pay for this?? how far is the free bus manchester service from your hotel??

    Thanks for your message,yes you can store luggage after check out, this is free of charge. There is a free citybus stop on Shudehill (across the way from the hotel). Please check with the Hotel Reception team who are happy to assist you. Thanks Katie


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    Answered on 6 December 2020
  • Hi, Does all your rooms have a private bathroom?

    Yes they do


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    Answered on 23 October 2021
  • Hi - can you tell me what measures you have in place should guests need to self isolate? Thank you

    Thank you for your message, Please can you kindly contact the hotel directly and one of the team will be happy to explain the COVID measures in place in the hotel.


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    Answered on 17 January 2021
  • if 2 are booking in do you both need photo id?

    Hello, we only need a photo ID of the individual who made the reservation. Many thanks Musa


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    Asked about: Standard Double or Twin Room • Answered on 6 October 2020
  • Hi. I use a wheelchair or mobility scooter. Does the hotel have car parking or is there parking nearby? Thanks

    Hello, we are partnered with the APCOA at the Printworks, which is around 3-5 minutes away from the hotel.


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    Answered on 23 October 2021
  • Hello, are you very close to the main train station please ? (early morning train for flight departure from Manchester airport needed) Thank you

    Hello The nearest train station it is Victoria Station allocated 10 min by walk from Hotel Holiday Inn Express Arena.


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    Asked about: Twin Room • Answered on 10 April 2021
  • Do you have any room for disabled

    Hi, yes we have these available


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    Answered on 3 December 2020
  • I am wanting to book a hotel room for 4 nights for my son who is over 18 years old, however he does not have a credit card only a debit card. I could give him the money and he pay with his debit card. Is this acceptable so he can show the card and pay on arrival.

    Thank you for contacting us at Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre Arena, yes we can accept debit cards as payment and the same card must be presented at check in and ID of the card holder to verify.


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    Answered on 20 October 2020
  • Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, When is breakfast served? We have to leave at 6.30am to the airport. Thank you for a short feedback.

    Hello, breakfast is served from 6:30 am till 10am on week days and 7:30am till 10:30am on weekends. Many thanks Musa


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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Oldham Street
    0.2 miles
  • Bierkeller Manchester
    0.2 miles
  • The Printworks
    0.2 miles
  • Greater Manchester Police Museum
    0.3 miles
  • National Football Museum
    0.3 miles
  • Manchester Arndale
    0.3 miles
  • Chetham's Library
    0.3 miles
  • Piccadilly Gardens
    0.3 miles
  • Manchester Cathedral
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • AO Arena
    0.4 miles
  • Manchester Art Gallery
    0.5 miles
  • Canal Street
    0.5 miles
  • Albert Square
    0.6 miles
  • Piccadilly Railway Station
    0.6 miles
  • Manchester Museum
    1.3 miles
  • Etihad Stadium
    1.5 miles
  • Whitworth Art Gallery
    1.8 miles
  • Heaton Park
    3.6 miles
  • Fletcher Moss Botanical Gardens
    5.4 miles
Natural beauty
  • River River Irwell
    0.5 miles
Public transport
  • Train Manchester Victoria Station
    0.3 miles
Closest airports
  • Manchester Airport
    8.7 miles
  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport
    27.5 miles
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport
    35.6 miles
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Facilities of Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre Arena, an IHG Hotel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
Food & Drink
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Auditory guidance
  • Visual aids: Tactile signs
  • Visual aids: Braille
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Higher level toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Ukrainian
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Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules
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Check-in

From 14:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 18 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Free

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

The maximum number of cots allowed depends on the room you choose. Please check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print

Please note that in accordance with latest Government guidelines, food and beverage offerings have been modified with your safety in mind. Please contact the hotel for more information on 0161 836 9600.

If using Sat Nav, please use the postcode M4 5JY. The hotel is situated on Goadsby Street located behind the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

No onsite car park however discounted parking available at the nearby APCOA Printworks located on 6 Shudehill, M4 4AA, at 15GBP per 24 hours. Must be pre-booked. Please contact the hotel or ask Reception on arrival for more information.

Please note, the card used to make the reservation must be presented at check-in.

Please note that if you are paying by cash, a 50GBP per room per night is required on check in as a security deposit. This will be returned to you after check-out, once the room has been inspected.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre Arena, an IHG Hotel

  • Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre Arena, an IHG Hotel is 550 yards from the centre of Manchester.

  • Guests staying at Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre Arena, an IHG Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet
    • Breakfast to go

  • Check-in at Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre Arena, an IHG Hotel is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Room options at Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre Arena, an IHG Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Twin
    • Triple

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