Located in Manchester City Centre, this property is steps away from Castlefield Bowl and Museum of Science and Industry. Deansgate and Manchester Opera House are also within 10 minutes. Deansgate-Castlefield Station is 7 minutes by foot and Manchester Deansgate Station is 6 minutes.
Swapping out a classic hotel for the unique experience that's on offer from Manchester Houseboats means forging a trip you're bound to remember. Instead of busy buildings and predictable guestrooms, you'll be able to look forward to an intriguing place to bed down that can be found bobbing on local waters. You'll drift off to the sound of the rhythmic waves and wake to the gurgle of a current on the bow. It promises to be at once peaceful and adventurous, soothing and surreal.
Most houseboat holidays mean trading the sprawling suites of classic hotels for somewhere that's a little smaller. If you don't mind going compact, the pluses are plentiful. For starters, water-based accommodations often don't even need to stay put. Just by untying the sails and revving up the engines, you can be on your way – a total change of scenery all before digging into breakfast. And there's even more to like about the added mobility, with some houseboats touting wildlife-spotting excursions or cultural encounters along heritage-rich waterways as part of the package.
You might also find a dash of luxury awaits on Manchester Houseboats. That's because lots of these water-based pads come steeped in heritage and history. There are vessels with lounges where sumptuous Victorian interiors meet dangling chandeliers – all on a river or a dockside. There are others that have modern luxuries, such as 40-footer yachts that have whitewashed decks and uber-cool seating areas open to the sun. All you need to do is work out when you intend to visit and ebookers will reveal if any of those sorts of stays are on offer in Manchester.
If you're eager to stray from the beaten path and see a totally different side to Manchester than most other visitors, Manchester Houseboats could be the perfect choice. Often hidden away down the creeks or docksides, clutching the rivers or moored up on nearby canals, a houseboat promises to get you exploring a part of the town you might not have considered before. And that's not even mentioning the whole range of more offbeat activities that comes with a stay on the water. Whether it's wild swimming or fly-fishing, you'll enjoy a break from the usual itinerary of box-checking sightseeing and museum-hopping.
With so many different sorts of Manchester Houseboats waiting for you, we've made it super-easy to track down the one that's perfect. All you need to do is enter the dates you're planning on travelling and we'll reveal a list of the top-rated stays all over the destination. You can also make use of our handy travel map, which lets you zoom in and out of neighbourhoods and districts to pinpoint the houseboat holiday rental that fits your needs perfectly.
Located in Manchester City Centre, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Canal Street, The Gay Village and Piccadilly Gardens. Albert Square and Manchester Art Gallery are also within 10 minutes. Picadilly Gardens Station and Mosley Street Station are within a 5-minute walk.
Situated near the airport, this spa hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Quarry Bank Mill and Styal Estate, Wythenshawe Hall and Northenden Golf Course. Didsbury Golf Course is 5.3 mi (8.5 km) away. Manchester Airport Station is only a 2-minute walk and Wythenshawe Town Centre Tram Stop is 28 minutes.
This family-friendly Manchester hotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Quarry Bank Mill and Styal Estate and Wythenshawe Hospital. University of Manchester and Deansgate Locks are also within 9 miles (15 km). Manchester Airport Station is 8 minutes by foot.
This spa hotel is located in Manchester (Manchester City Centre), close to Manchester Conference Centre, The Gay Village and O2 Apollo Manchester. Also nearby are Piccadilly Gardens and Canal Street.