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YHA Manchester - Hostel

4-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.
Potato Wharf, Castlefield, Manchester, England, M3 4NB, United Kingdom

4-star hostel with bar/lounge, near Museum of Science and Industry
  • Free WiFi in the lobby and free parking
  • Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
Fantastic service
Great location
Best value for money
Regular internet service

YHA Manchester - Hostel

from £29
  • 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
  • Museum of Science and Industry (4-minute walk)
  • Castlefield Roman Fort (5-minute walk)
  • Manchester Opera House (8-minute walk)
  • Manchester Central (GMEX) (10-minute walk)
  • Deansgate Locks (11-minute walk)
  • Bridgewater Hall (11-minute walk)
  • People's History Museum (11-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Manchester (MAN) 22-min drive
  • Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon) 45-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 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • Free self 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)
  • 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
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Library
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
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. For more information, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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.

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.

Most helpful reviewsReviews are sorted based on what customers found most helpful and our recommendations

Very good 8.4 From 107 reviews

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, gbTrip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
I stayed two separate nights here and I realized I had just found my fave place in Manchester. I have stayed in YHA in other places, so I knew about the concept and the fact that they are good places to stay, but the big plus here in Manchester is the location. I love industrial heritage and thinking about this, the location by a canal and almost under old railway viaducts, was like coming to a heaven! And Museum of Science and Industry is basically on the other side of the street. The hostel is not located in the very centre of the city, but anyway in walking distance from the main stations. And by extra cost you get a great breakfast.
Katriina, fiOther trip
Very good 8.0
What a hostel should always be
What a hostel should be like. I thought that for 10 pounds this place was absolutely great value. 24h reception Kitchen available for users Wide common area Solid Lockers in the rooms Decent beds and clean linen Light and charging socket on every bed. They have the option of storing your luggage for free on a luggage room, or you can choose to use their self-service individually locked, paid lockers. Wifi in my room (101), first floor, was weak, but fine in the common area downstairs.
Miguel, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great experience
The hostel has a very good location, staff are friendly and welcoming, hostel is very clean, the interior designs of rooms and entire building are very beautiful and artistic. the outside view of the quay is calming, specially in the morning. however, the only thing was it is that day was the hottest day, so room was very hot which might be the case of unexpected this type of weather to UK. Overall great experience. I do recommend.
Kian, gbOther trip
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

YHA Manchester - Hostel

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