Hotels in Stockport, United Kingdom - your base to discover the city.
Stockport HotelsThe town of Stockport is the perfect gateway into Manchester, especially if you're looking to stay somewhere out of the sprawling city itself. In addition to a town centre that boasts all the high street shops and cafés you would expect, Stockport is not only conveniently close to Manchester Airport, but also within easy reach of some beautifully preened golf courses. As well as offering some great locations to hone your swing, you‘ll also find the worlds largest viaduct here. Things to seeStockport city centre is the ideal place to warm up before venturing into Manchester proper. You'll find a vast range of well known brands and shops here – more than enough to get any avid shoppers blood pumping. You can catch a thrilling film at the Plaza cinema in the evening, and this restored 1930s cinema also houses a theatre, too. If you're a golfing fanatic, then you'll be spoilt for choice in Stockport. There are 2 excellent quality courses located close to the town. The delicately mown greens of Didsbury Golf Course, set against the sparkling waters of the River Mersey, can easily make you lose track of time as you work your way lazily around its 18 holes. Nearby Northenden Golf Course is often touted as one of the best (if not the best) course in Greater Manchester. Try this beautiful tree studded course, and decide for yourself. Hotels in StockportWhile hotels in Stockport do tend to be spread out, you'll find a range of luxury hotels as well as more boutique romantic hideaways here. If you're going all out, then you can expect to relax in bubbling spas, take a refreshing swim in a glittering indoor pool, and enjoy delicious a la carte dining at the hotel restaurants. Free internet access is standard at most Stockport hotels, especially in public areas such as the lobby or bar. Business travellers are also well catered for at some establishments, with meeting rooms and audio visual equipment available for meetings or conferences. Where to stayIf aiming for par on the variety of golf courses is the focus of your trip, then you'll want to stay in the East Didsbury area. A little way from Stockport itself, you'll be right on the soft grassy doorstep of both Didsbury and Northenden Golf Courses. Cheadle is a good choice for business travellers, as the accommodation here has a number of business related facilities, and you'll also be close to the A34 and the M56. Couples looking for an indulgent break should head to Offerton, where there's accommodation with soothing spa service. You'll still be close to the centre, too. How to get to StockportThere's a number of ways to reach Stockport for both domestic and international visitors. Manchester Airport is a mere 7 miles away, which means flying in and getting to your hotel is a simple matter of grabbing a taxi at the airport. The town has a large train station too, which offers services to and from Birmingham, London, and Scotland. You're also, of course, only 10 minutes away from the bustle of Manchester by train – perfect for a day trip. Stockport itself has a reliable and frequent local bus service that can get you to most attractions in the area.