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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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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed there for 2 nights. The staff were really friendly and helpful with really good local knowledge. The kitchen was large and clean and great to cook in, saving money on eating out, if you want. The room was comfortable with a small but adequate toilet, shower and washbasin. Very good value for money, close to the city centre... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hostel is very clean and spacious. The staff are awesome I lost my phone in a taxi when I was there and they couldn't have been more helpful! I got my phone back! Totally due to their help! A*****

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

5 ladies aged 30-62 spending weekend in Manchester for 30th birthday . Room very spacious ,comfortable and clean beds ,plenty of sockets for appliances tiny shower and toilet but very clean and all facilities worked .On arrival staff very helpful explaining all facilities, 24 hour reception,free call to a taxi rank,would highly recommend the breakfast buffet full English breakfast ,continental... More 

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

Thanks for leaving us such a great review! I’ve shared your comments with my team and hope to welcome you all here again (for your 31st perhaps?) More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my second visit to this yha hostel and my third experience of yha in general. They are brilliant hostels for the price with kitchens, cooked food, bar and common area. Close to deanstreet (plenty of places to eat) not to far from the arena and Piccadilly station. I can't fault it and will definitely stay again.

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

Thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us. We’re really pleased you chose to visit us again and that you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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

Perfectly located, staff friendly, rooms and common areas clean, in general Very nice, clean hostel, we'll be back. Breakfast was good too, i think yha offers a really good variety of items for the price you pay, but it used to be better before, there were more items to choose from....

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

Many thanks for your review, we’re pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again. More 

Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A lovely youth hostel well positioned on the canal basin. Warm welcome from staff who were friendly and helpful. Room an excellent size. Plenty of storage space and a nice relaxing sofa. Comfortable bed, very welcome after a long day taking in Manchester. Self catering kitchen had everything we needed and plenty of room in the two fridges for our... More 

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

Thanks so much for writing a review, it’s great to hear such lovely feedback and we’ll be sure to share it with the whole team. We look forward to seeing you next time! More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

cheap, comfortable stay at a perfect location. Dorm was very clean, perfectly arranged ensuite rooms, walkable distance to railway stations and on top of it, it was cheap. Lobby is a bit crowded or prob a lil noisy if you are someone looking for a peaceful place. And theres a coffee shop in the lobby giving you very good options.

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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 hope you had a fantastic time in Manchester & that we’ll see you again soon! More 

Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The major plus points of this YHA are the location (in beautiful Castlefield and easy walking distance to the rest of Manchester city centre) and the free parking. The staff were also very helpful too, particularly the guy who got me some filter coffee from the back office when the coffee machine was broken! However, I got a very poor... 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. We have since turned the heating off so hopefully the rooms shouldn’t be too stuffy anymore. We appreciate your feedback about the plug sockets. We’re currently assessing what we need to do to improve our facilities and have added this to our list. We hope... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

came up with my family to relive the early 90's, lovely place to stay, excellent hostel great location, noisy geese, city lost, rusholme chippy stunning kebabs, cheap public transport, near the trams, excellent museum, good city centre parking, children happy & want to live in manchester paul

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

Thanks for your review, it made us smile! The geese are pretty annoying but our lovely location kind of makes up for it! We’re pleased you (and the kids) enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Stayed here with a group of nine 12 year olds on a football trip for two nights. When you think of youth hostels, you think of old school grubby dorms but this was totally the opposite. Modern, clean, good location, selection of food and drinks were great, and at a good price too. There's a games room which kept the... 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 really appreciate the feedback and are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Thanks also for the recommendation, hopefully we'll see you again soon (with or without the kids!) More 

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