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YHA Manchester

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Potato Wharf | Castlefield, Manchester M3 4NB, England
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Lima, Peru
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64 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I liked the bar of the hostel and the atmosphere that makes part of the city, it's very close to the center of the city which can be reached by foot. Also the rooms are nice with your own toilet in some of them and clean rooms. It has a lift!!! I really like it.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The good: Cheap and modern, although a bit rough around the edges e.g. The sofas in the TV room look very worn and shabby. Free fast wifi although only in the reception area Good location- next door to science and industry museum. Easy to walk into centre. free metro bus stop is short walk away. Lovely to walk along canal... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Manchester YHA is a clean and comfortable hostel in a very interesting corner of Manchester as Chesterfield was clearly at the heart of the industrial revolution. There are also interesting Roman Remains nearby. The hostel itself has excellent facilities including very useful lockers where you can leave a case or rucksack on the day you check out. I had difficulty... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent vfm in the heart of manchester. If you want a a decent bed for the night with clean facilities this is the place for you. Great location amonst the yuppie flats with choice of pubs and eateries nearby

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in a 3 person room with friends. Expected it to be 3 beds but was a bunk bed and the bottom was a double. Not a problem just unexpected. Staff were lovely and the rooms really clean. We had a great 2 night stay and was perfect location for what we needed. Close enough to get to everything but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place to stay for cheap! Me and 3 other friends stayed here for 1 night whist we had a night out in deansgate. Clean rooms and facilities, friendly staff and genuine feeling of safety.. One which I never thought you can feel in a hostel. When you need a taxi the staff on reception have a phone... More 

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

Thanks for your lovely review, it’s very much appreciated !We’re so happy you had a great time and were able to sample our delicious pizzas and look forward to seeing you again next time! More 

Trento, Italy
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent only one night in this youth hostel and I found it really great. The girls at the desk were incredibly nice and helpful in all my various requests. The dorm was composed only by four beds, had a bathroom inside and everything was very clean. Various services were offerend like free wi-fi, a laundry and over all a... 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’re really happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and that our staff were friendly and helpful as always! Hopefully next time you won’t need to leave so early and will have a chance to sample our lovely buffet breakfast! More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cleanliness could in the ensuite toilets, in the cupboards in the rooms and by the top bunks but overall it was a very pleasant stay. We had a dorm with 4 beds and an ensuite shower and toilet, with a lovely view of the canal. The location is brilliant we were central to pretty much everything. Self-catering kitchen was very... More 

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

Thanks so much for leaving us a review, we really appreciate the feedback. We're really pleased our staff were friendly and helpful as always and it's great to hear the night staff get a special mention! We hope you had a great time in Manchester and that we'll see you again next time you're in town. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. I am surprised and disappointed that your experience of our facilities was not up to our usual high standards. I would like to reassure you that we do take the cleanliness of our facilities seriously at all times and can confirm that regular toilet checks do take place. We don’t... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

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

Thanks for your review and recommendation. We hope you enjoyed the gig and look forward to seeing you again! More 

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