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YHA Manchester

4.0 of 5 Potato Wharf | Castlefield, Manchester M3 4NB, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Vicenza, Veneto, Italy
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was the only hostel who'd take cash as a payment otherwise I'll surely pass the night outside. The room was all clean and I liked the breakfast as well: a perfect English breakfast. The stuff was kind and always helpful. I was in struggle to find it out but all you need is just a map and asking people.... More 

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York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When my cousin told us she had booked yha Manchester for our get together, I have to say I wasn't exactly looking forward to it. Fortunately I checked Trip Adviser before arriving, so was forewarned that we would be sleeping in bunk beds (my first time ever and I'm pushing 50)! First impressions were good - next to a canal... More 

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

Hi, thanks for your review, it's lovely for us to receive such encouraging feedback especially from someone who's new to the YHA experience!. We're sorry to hear about the pesky geese- some nights they're worse than others, they must have been feeling particularly rowdy when you were here! We hope to see you again next time you're in town More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for two nights in this Hostel and I did not like it at all. The room was smell bad. I would not recommend this place. Two stars are more than enough. Chairs in the reception area are dirty. No TV in the rooms although it is one of the facilities in the website.

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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 are a youth hostel so our facilities are basic but should always be clean and pleasant, we're really sorry we did not live up to our usual high standards on this occasion and will be sharing your feedback with our housekeeping team so we can continue to improve. We... More 

County Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in this hostel for four days and it was a very enjoyable time. The hostel is more for younger people with activities and good resources filling all of your needs. The staff are very helpful mainly about exchanging money, giving change , spare keys and getting to know the hostel in a better way. Dinner and lunch are... 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 hope to see you again! More 

County Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just had to write a review for this one as I have worked in the hospitality industry for years myself and these guys know how to operate. Having travelled around Australia staying in hostels I pretty much know what to expect for what I pay. Anyhow I booked online in advance to stay in January for 6 nights. I... More 

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

Thanks for taking the time to write a review it's lovely to hear such encouraging feedback especially from a fellow professional! More 

Rosario, Argentina
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96 reviews 96 reviews
29 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not too centrally located, this hostel offers clean, comfy accommodation with 2 to 4 beds with private bathrooms. The rooms are clean, provide good linen, towels should be hired. And a homemade delicious English breakfast is included. If staying in Manchester on a budget, this is a good choice. Bathrooms can be too small, though! Wifi is not cheap, so... More 

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

Thank you for your review we're pleased you enjoyed your stay and appreciated our tasty breakfast Wi-Fi is now free for all guests and we serve a great selection of drinks in our bar so no need to nip to the nearest pub anymore! We hope to see you again next time you're in town! More 

malta
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

Amazing staff we went there and had great time and lovely view,very helpfull staff I will go again there for sure its in the centre of everything especially shopping,thanks for everything really recomended a++++++++

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

We agree, our staff are amazing and will be delighted to read your lovely review. We hope you managed to get all your shopping back to Malta and look forward to seeing you again. More 

Barnsley, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
19 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I've read a few reviews from people struggling to find this hostel, honestly i'm the kind of person who gets lost on a straight road but I got there no problem. Once you're headed in the right direction there are signposts so you can't go wrong. Lady on the check in desk was very helpful, as was the guy serving... 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 will be sure to share it with our staff. We do have various systems in place to ensure guests aren’t disturbed by noisy latecomers, whilst these don’t always work with everyone we do hope that this is the exception! We look forward to seeing you... More 

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I stayed here to take an exam in Manchester. It only costed me 11 pounds a night in a dorm with 3 other people which was very clean. There is a pool table, arcade game area and free wifi in the lobby area. Very warm and friendly staff.

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

Thank you for the review, we hope the exam went well and that you’ll come back again for something more fun! More 

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My sisters and I had trouble looking for the YHA Hostel from Deangate station. Fortunately, people were very friendly and helped us walk to the hostel. We enjoyed the beautiful building and scenery on our walk to the hostel. We were greeted by a very friendly ginger man on the counter. The staffs were very friendly and helpful. The room... More 

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

Thanks for the lovely review, Manchester is a friendly place and we’re pleased you noticed this too! Hopefully next time you’ll stay a bit longer and have more time to explore our city. More 

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Address: Potato Wharf | Castlefield, Manchester M3 4NB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Greater Manchester > Manchester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Manchester 4*
Number of rooms: 152
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