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YHA Manchester

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Potato Wharf | Castlefield, Manchester M3 4NB, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was here on a three day training course and over the period in which I was there on two days I visited the main lobby's bathroom to find stains of faeces on the toilet. They were still there when I returned later on in the evening and still on the next day up until the evening, I think it... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I used the YHA as a stay-over after attending a gig in Manchester. It was just what I wanted ... clean room; friendly, welcoming staff; well located; car park adjacent; short walk in to town. In a funky building. Happy to recommend

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to live in Manchester so I chose this hostel because of its amazing location - just 5 mins walk to Spinningfields and 10 mins to the centre. Moreover, there is a free bus which stops very close tot he hostel and it comes every 10 mins. The staff were very nice and helpful, I really liked the bar... More 

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Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this YHA for 1 night because I was in town to see Bjork play for the MIF. She was at the Castlefield Bowl which is literally around the corner so it was perfect location for that. The staff were friendly, the room was clean. For the £11 I paid for the night it was great so can't... More 

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Oliver W, Manager at YHA Manchester, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, we hope you enjoyed the gig, it sounded pretty amazing from where we were! We’re sorry to hear about the alarm, and do hope you’ll come back soon. More 

North Wales
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in a 4 bed female dorm with 2 other friends for £15 each! (Great value for money) We were going to the Albert hall for a night so it was the perfect location being 5 min walk away. Not too far from the centre but taxis are cheap if you don't want to walk anyway - free taxi phone... More 

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Oliver W, Manager at YHA Manchester, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review, we hope you had a fantastic night out in Manchester and that we’ll see you again next time you’re in town More 

Lancaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love YHAs but this was my first visit to Manchester's and it won't be the last! There were three of us coming for Manchester International Festival events and we'd ended up booking a different room for each of three nights (because of limited availability) in two different ways (phone and online, because our plans extended). When we got there... More 

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Oliver W, Manager at YHA Manchester, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review, we hope you had a fantastic night out in Manchester and that we’ll see you again next time you’re in town More 

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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I took my class on schooltrip to Manchester and we stayed here for a week. The hostel is just almost in front of MOSI museum and a 5 minute walk from the city center. The place is on the river and very charming. The staff is always available and very helpful and the food is good and plenty. I saw... More 

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Oliver W, Manager at YHA Manchester, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we agree we are very lucky to be in such a great location. We will be sure to share your feedback with the rest of the team and look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Welshpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This hostel had fantastic views and really is in a lovely location. The room was clean with plenty of room. The staff were very helpful and the food was good too. Would recommend as a cheap and cheerful place to stay.

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Oliver W, Manager at YHA Manchester, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and recommendation, we hope you had a lovely time in Manchester and that we’ll see you again soon More 

Hertfordshire
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I've been to this YHA before, but this time I brought my husband. We had booked a double room, but were given the use of a 4-bed room for the two of us, which was great as we had more room. The beds were really comfortable, and although it could be a little noisy at night, I wear earplugs, so... More 

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Oliver W, Manager at YHA Manchester, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we’re pleased to hear you enjoyed our delicious pizzas and will be sure to share your feedback with our team. Sorry to hear it was a little noisy, we do endeavour to control this and hopefully next time the ear plugs won’t be needed! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Located at the Potato Wharf YHA Manchester is clean, friendly, easy to get to from the airport and so helpful. The phone in the lobby goes directly to cab company. It's no 5 star but quite adequate if you are looking to spend your money on activities instead of a bed. We stayed in a family room with en suite... More 

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Oliver W, Manager at YHA Manchester, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate the feedback. MOSI is a great museum and we’re so lucky to have it on our doorstep, it’s one of many free attractions in Manchester (in case you need a reason to return!) More 

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