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1 room, 2 adults

YHA Manchester - Hostel

4-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Shared/communal kitchen access
  • Arcade/game room
  • Free WiFi
Potato Wharf, Castlefield, Manchester, England, M3 4NB, United Kingdom

4-star hostel with restaurant, near Manchester Opera House
  • Free WiFi in the lobby
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cots/infant beds
    • Shared/communal kitchen access
    • Arcade/game room
    • Free WiFi
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  • The area and facilities were great. The rooms were nice too.Feb 21, 2020
  • I was extremely cold in the room , I mentioned it 3 times to reception nothing was done .…Dec 13, 2019

YHA Manchester - Hostel

from £39
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only, Shared Bathroom (Sleeps 6)
  • Shared Dormitory, Men only, Shared Bathroom (Sleeps 6)
  • Two Bed Private Room Ensuite
  • Three Bed Private Room Ensuite including Double Bed
  • Four Bed Private Room Ensuite
  • Five Bed Private Room Ensuite including Double Bed
  • Six Bed Private Room Ensuite

What’s around YHA Manchester - Hostel


  • In Manchester City Centre
  • Manchester Opera House - 8-minute walk
  • Manchester Palace Theatre - 16-minute walk
  • The Gay Village - 18-minute walk
  • Manchester Arena - 22-minute walk
  • Piccadilly Gardens - 22-minute walk
  • Salford Quays - 25-minute walk
  • University of Manchester - 35-minute walk

Getting around

  • Manchester (MAN) 20-min drive
  • Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon) 47-min drive
  • Manchester Deansgate Station 9-min walk
  • Manchester Salford Central Station 15-min walk
  • Manchester Oxford Road Station 18-min walk
  • Deansgate-Castlefield Station 9-min walk
  • St Peters Square Station 16-min walk
  • Cornbrook Tram Stop 17-min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 37 rooms


  • Check-in time 5 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. All common areas at this property are closed until further notice.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 16

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
Things to do
  • Arcade/game room
Working away
  • Conference space
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Library
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • English

YHA Manchester - Hostel’s small print

Also known as

  • YHA Manchester Hostel
  • YHA Manchester
  • Yha Manchester Hotel Manchester
  • YHA Manchester - Hostel Manchester
  • YHA Manchester - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • YHA Manchester - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation


Please note that this property does not charge an additional temporary membership fee. Discounts are not available for members of YHA (England and Wales) or IYHF as part of this booking.
Towels are available for a surcharge.
Towels are available for a surcharge.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates).

Optional extras

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 6.75 for adults and GBP 3.50 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for YHA Manchester - Hostel

  • Does YHA Manchester - Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, YHA Manchester - Hostel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at YHA Manchester - Hostel?
    Sorry, there's no parking at YHA Manchester - Hostel.
  • Are pets allowed at YHA Manchester - Hostel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at YHA Manchester - Hostel?
    You can check in from 5 PM to 10 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near YHA Manchester - Hostel?
    Yes, there's an on-site restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Akbars (3-min walk), Alberts Shed (6-min walk) and Per Tutti Cafe Bar & Grill (6-min walk).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 104 reviews

Very good 8.0
Just a shot trip!
I just needed a place to stay as I had an early flight out of Manchester airport the next day. Check-in was easy... everyone was friendly. Was within walking distance to the centre of town. Free parking was a bonus!
Ivory, gb1 night trip
Good 6.0
Not suitable for business travellers
The website says free wifi but it's not available in the rooms. The bathroom stank of sweat, it was too hard to even use it. For the price, there was not even a water glass in the room.
CHITRA, gb1 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Very comfortable bunks. Room was a little shabby in places, but clean throughout and in a very quiet area of the city.
Liam, gb1 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Great location and value for money woul definayely use again.
paul, gb1 night trip with friends
Good 6.0
Better contingency plan required for unhappy costu
I stayed at yha manchester for one night; as always, when it comes to hostels, yha always delivers and is a straight forward choice. The only down side is that my friend who was also staying at the yha, in another room, had a hard time with this other roomate, who was behaving very poorly ie smocking in the room, and being intimating to my friend, so he checked out at 2am, and ended up sleeping in the car, as the yha did not have any spare rooms. I don't think that this is good enough, and its not a good way to deal with an issue, as thankfully he had a car to sleep in, but if that hadn't been the case, he would've had to sleep on the street or otherwise. I'm not happy with Yha's response to his difficult situation, absolutely I think that yha should always have one spare bed, in case an emergency happens, and not be greedy.
Maria, gb1 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Rooms were basic as one expects from a youth hostel, but all that you need. Clean and warm. Minor cons: No wifi in rooms but it's in the ground floor communal area, also the communal kitchen was a little small
gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Had a great stay the staff were friendly and very helpful
Stephen, gb1 night trip with friends
Fair 4.0
Don’t stay here if you want to party.
Rooms are very small and stiflingly hot. The heat in the rooms is a health and safety issue as the window only opens a tiny bit and there’s no aircon or fans on site. There is a strict no noise policy which is policed! If you’re booking this for a trip with your friends then this probably isn’t the place for you. Hostel is clean and the staff are nice. Free parking is a bonus. Location is great.
Katie Armstrong, gb3 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
I recommend
Very good price for quality, free parking, very helpful service, great location.
Grzegorz, gb1 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
It is a good enough hostel for the price, however I would like to mention that it does not look like it does on the pictures
gb5 night business trip

YHA Manchester - Hostel

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