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Walkabout Inn

13 Quay Street, Manchester M3 3HN, England
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Ranked #16 of 20 Manchester B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Trieste, Italy
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

The worst place I've ever been on Earth. I seriously think that it should be shut. It is extremely dirty, no heating, it falls apart, everything is broken and they make you sign a declaration in order not break anything! We were woken up by a fire alarm syren...not sure if was genuine or just a way to kick us... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

For the area in central Manchester this hostel was of good value compared to other hotels. My friend and I booked a double room and although it was very basic it was clean and adequate. The hallways and lift smelt a bit damp and mouldy, but apart from that I didn't experience any bed bugs or other holidays. Not a... More

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Witney, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We booked a quad room for a lads weekend away, we booked this place due to the price, at £12.50 a night each we expected the worse! However we were pleasantly surprised, we had 2 single beds & 1 double, the room was very large with a sofa & toilet/shower facilities. Yes there were water marks where there had been... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

The hostel itself is fine. The room we stayed in was reasonable for the price, it was basic but clean which is all we really needed for the night. However there is a big problem with bed bugs. My friends and I were bitten all over by the bed bugs, which was horrible in itself, but we also accidentally brought... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

This place is an absolute dump. We stayed as a group of 7 for 1 night and that was more than enough. Two of the girls had green and red bugs in their bed (that was after the checkin mix up) where they had given our room to somebody else. Never again. At £30 a night for a double, pay... More

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Newcastle Upon Tyne
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Stayed here for one night whilst going to see a band at the Manchester Academy. I intentionally avoided any reviews before hand as I didn't expect much and didn't want to be put off. When we arrived we were told of some kind of mix-up with the room booking. It wasn't very well explained but 'mattresses on the floor' and... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

I accept that this is a "budget accommodation" option, and my expectations were not high. However - the room we stayed in was bordering on a health and safety nightmare. An overview: The shower curtain was BLACK with mold and mildew, almost a foot high in some places The toilet leaked from the bottom whenever the shower had been turned... More

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North West, UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

I just got back from an overnight stay in Manchester and decided to stay at the Walkabout Inn, Quay Street. It cost me £35 for a private double room with en-suite. I was visiting for a wrestling show at the student union which was to be followed by a televised showing of the WWE Wrestlemania show, finishing at 4am. Arriving... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights in December with a friend for a Girly Xmas weekend. I really don't see what the fuss is all about. Yes it's very basic but what do you expect for £11 a night? It's got a bed, shower, toilet & heating, what more do you want? Yes you can hear the music from the club... More

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Fleetwood, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

The first time i stayed here, it was just for somewhere to put my head down when we got in after a heavy night, so never realised how bad it was. THIS TIME was a totally different scenario. We went to watch the lion king after eating at a Cantonese buffet and couldn't face drinking any more alcohol, so we... More

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Additional Information about Walkabout Inn

Also Known As:
Walkabout Hotel Manchester
Walkabout Hotel
Address: 13 Quay Street, Manchester M3 3HN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Greater Manchester > Manchester
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
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Ranked #16 of 20 B&Bs / Inns in Manchester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Walkabout extends a friendly welcome to anyone wanting to experience the awesome City of Manchester! About us: -A mix of 17 private or shared rooms, all with ensuites -Free entry into the Walkabout Bar and Nightclub -Free towel and linen use -Free WiFi -Awesome City location Nestled in the centre of Manchester we are located above the lively Walkabout Bar and Nightclub. The bar serves food from midday every day until late. We love our sport at Walkabout so pop in and watch a game on our Big screen, or dance the night away all weekend when our DJs party through till 3am Walkabout is across the road from the Opera House and a stone's throw away from the MEN Arena, Manchester Central, the main shopping district, vibrant China Town, the Northern Quarter, Canal Street and a short cab to the famous Curry Mile and Old Trafford, let alone museums, the universities and historical buildings! Room and front door key cards will be provided to each guest so you can come and go as you please. Guests can access free WiFi from Reception and the bar. A lot of our staff are antipodeans or travellers, so feel free to drop into the bar and ask for their tips on places to go and things to see! Please Note: -We do not allow any guest or children under 18 in the hostel -Photo ID is required on arrival from each guest checking in, regardless of age or we cannot honour your reservation -We have a strict non-smoking policy -Check in is strictly between 2pm-11pm- Extended check in is available on Friday & Saturday nights until 1am- check in through the bar. - We take payment on arrival by card or cash -Please ensure you bring a credit card as we will record the card details on arrival for security on the room - Noise will be heard from the attached bars until they close - the nightclub is open until 3am on Friday & Saturday nights - We have a 48 hour cancellation policy - therefore all cancellations must be made 48 hours before the 2pm check in time, or you will charged for your first night of stay ... more   less 
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