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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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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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Welshpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I could not recommend this Youth Hostel enough. The staff were amazing. The views were of Manchester at its best. Cannot fault the all you can eat breakfast. And an amazing museum at the end of the road!

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In all honesty your hostel choice will always depend on your personal preference. If you want the slightly more youthful atmosphere with a more traditional (read run-down) hostel feel then say all means try Hatters in the northern quarter. I have stayed at both across the course of a week (on business) only having left YHA due to all rooms... 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’re pleased to hear we’re your preferred choice and hope to see you again! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visitied on the 30.5.15 for one night a group of 13 girls, the hostel is clean and tidy and the staff were very welcoming! It was a little noisy of an evening but that was to be expected. The yha is close to all amenities with taxis running constantly we will definitely visit again xx

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

Thanks for the review ladies, we hope you had a fantastic night and look forward to seeing you again next time! More 

Preston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was good quality cheap accomodation -approx £20 B & B. Where else could you find this in a city. Clean basic room overlooking the canal. It was noisy but its a city and it did have 24 hour access. Good helpful staff, excellent coffee bar and a good quality breakfast Central for theatre, museums,and shopping

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

Thank you for leaving us a review, we really appreciate it and will be sure to share your feedback with our team. Hope you had a great time in Manchester and you’ll stay again next time you’re in town. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Manchester for a week. 4 nights I had to stay at a hotel/hostel but the offers in Manchester are quiet expensive and mostly you don't get the value for money. I found the YHA Manchester online and after looking at pictures and reading reviews I decided to book a single room. That is not the cheapest alternative either,... More 

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

Thanks for taking the time to write such a detailed review, we really appreciate the feedback. You’ll be pleased to hear we are currently in the process of installing new bed lights in each room which include a small shelf for each bed (the ideal size for a pair of glasses!) We’re sorry you didn’t like the look of breakfast,... More 

Ollerton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great budget hotel, great staff, good location and will be stopping here again when we come back to Manchester. Rooms were very clean and the bathrooms had everything you needed. All the communal areas were of great standard

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

Thanks for your short and sweet review! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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