Home to historical figures such as Alan Turing, cultural events such as the suffragette movement, and the longest-running soap opera in the world, Coronation Street, Manchester offers plenty to see and do while visiting this incredible city. Tourists can catch a Manchester United vs. Manchester City football match, go indoor skiing at Chill Factore, or wander the various exhibits at the Manchester Art Gallery. And those with a sweet tooth should remember to sample a Manchester tart while visiting!
Whether you’re heading to Manchester for business or pleasure, you will want to be guaranteed of arriving at one of the top accommodations in the city. We want that for you, too, which is why we have carefully crafted a list of the best Airbnbs in Manchester. All of the rentals listed below are hosted by Airbnb superhosts, and some even hold Airbnb Plus status. For those new to Airbnb, superhosts are rental owners with a history of providing outstanding hospitality to their guests, and Airbnb Plus is an exclusive program that highlights top-notch accommodation that has been in-person verified for quality assurance.
Family-Friendly Loft in the Northern Quarter
Kicking off our list of the best Airbnb rentals in Manchester is this pet-friendly, two-bedroom flat perfect for families or those traveling with their furry friends.
Inside, this Airbnb Plus has a modern motif with an open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, and exposed wood beams. In the living room, guests can gather on the couches for a movie night or binge session on the Smart TV. The full kitchen has plenty of counter space for preparing meals and comes equipped with stainless-steel appliances. Guests can enjoy their meals family-style at the six-person dining table.
In the first bedroom, there is a double bed and a makeup desk complete with a magnifying mirror. The second bedroom also comes equipped with a comfortable double bed and makeup desk, as well as a large wardrobe for luggage and clothing storage. After a day of touring the sights, guests can enjoy a soak or a rinse in the bathroom’s tub/shower combo.
Superhosts Matt and Steph have done an excellent job of providing family-friendly amenities to their guests, such as a crib, children’s dinnerware, a game console, and toys.
Fantastic Flat for Two
Cuddle up on the sofa in front of the fireplace with a book from the library at this incredible Airbnb in Manchester.
Inside, this Airbnb Plus has a contemporary motif with modern and vintage furnishings. Guests can peruse the collection of books in the living room library or watch the news while snuggled up on the couch with a cup of tea. The full kitchen is stocked with all the essentials, including a toaster, microwave, and coffee maker. Guests can enjoy their meals at the two-person breakfast table.
In the bathroom, there is a luxurious walk-in rain shower and a well-lit vanity, perfect for getting ready for a night on the town. After a night of dancing, guests can curl up in the plush double bed for a good night’s rest. Those planning a long stay will be happy to know the apartment also has a washing machine.
Guests have access to free street parking and a beautiful private terrace surrounded by winding vines and lush plants. The home is located right across from the River Mersey in West Didsbury. Burton Line Tram Stop is less than a 20-minute walk away, and there is a bus stop about five minutes away on foot.
Stylish House in Spinningfields
If you are looking for a vacation rental in Manchester that can sleep up to 10 guests, then consider this incredible house near the city center.
This stunning Airbnb Plus has a modern contemporary aesthetic with plenty of natural light, vibrant plants, and colorful artworks. In the master bedroom, guests can curl up in the plush king-size bed or head to the en suite bathroom for a relaxing rinse in the walk-in shower. The second bedroom has a queen-size bed, while the third and fourth bedrooms have double beds. In the fifth bedroom, there are two single beds.
Guests can relax on the sofa bed in the living room and read a book from the small collection or watch a movie on the TV. There is also an extra floor mattress for additional sleeping arrangements. The full kitchen is lit by large skylights and large picture windows, creating a bright and lush space.
A sliding door leads from the kitchen to the garden, where there is a bamboo garden and lush shrubbery, providing plenty of privacy. After a day of wandering the museums, guests can unwind with a cocktail under the pergola on the comfortable outdoor lounge set.
Suburban Retreat With Free Parking
This cozy studio apartment rental in Manchester is ideal for couples or solo travelers looking to stay away from the hustle and bustle of the city center.
This Airbnb Plus is located in West Didsbury, less than a five-minute walk from the Burton Road tram stop and Tesco. It is a 20-minute tram ride on the Pink Line from the home to the city center or a 15-minute car ride. There are plenty of pubs and restaurants within walking distance. Guests have access to both free street parking and free on-site parking.
Inside, the home boasts a colorful contemporary motif. In the bedroom area, guests can relax in the plush queen-size bed and watch a movie on the wall-mounted flatscreen TV. The bathroom comes stocked with essentials like shampoo and soap to use in the walk-in shower.
The kitchenette comes equipped with essentials such as a microwave, a kettle, and a toaster. Guests can enjoy their afternoon cup of tea in the reading chair or head to the shared garden to enjoy it in the open air.
Two-Bedroom Rental in Northern Quarter
This stylish short-term rental in Manchester is ideally located within walking distance to top attractions and shopping.
The home is located in the Northern Quarter, just a short walk from the main shopping on High Street, Piccadilly Gardens, and the Greater Manchester Police Museum & Archives. The AO Arena and the National Football Museum are a 10-minute walk away or about five minutes away by tram.
Inside, the apartment has a modern aesthetic with colorful artwork and comfortable furnishings. In the living room, guests can unwind on the sectional sofa with a book from the small collection or watch the news on the TV. There is a foldout dining table that can double as a desk for those working remotely while on holiday. The full kitchen has plenty of counter space for preparing meals and is stocked with essentials like spices and oils.
In the master bedroom, there is a comfortable king-size bed that has a headboard with built-in side tables. The second bedroom, which has a bunk bed, is perfect for kids. A sofa bed in the living room means this rental can accommodate up to six guests.
City Center Penthouse
This incredible two-bedroom Manchester Airbnb offers fantastic views and a luxurious space to those looking to stay within walking distance of top attractions.
The apartment is located in the Northern Quarter, about a 15-minute walk from High Street, the National Football Museum, and the Manchester Art Gallery.
Inside, the home boasts an upscale modern aesthetic with floor-to-ceiling windows, wood accents, and colorful décor. In the living room, guests can unwind on the couch in front of the suspended fireplace and listen to music on the Amazon Alexa or stream their favorite shows on the Smart TV. The full kitchen features stainless-steel appliances as well as a color-coded library of books to choose from. After a long day of adventuring, guests can head out to the balcony and enjoy a glass of wine while relaxing on the swing chair and watching the sunset over the tops of the buildings.
In the first bedroom, there is a cozy double bed and built-in wall-to-wall storage for luggage and clothing. The second bedroom has a decked double bed and is accessible by a ladder. The bathroom has a sleek modern look with black marble tiling and a luxurious glass walk-in rain shower.
Designer Studio Apartment in Gay Village
If you are looking to rent an apartment in Manchester that is both stylish and pet-friendly, then this is the Airbnb for you.
The flat’s interior features pastel pink walls with a contemporary motif, exposed brick walls, and modern furnishings. In the bedroom area, guests can draw the room-darkening shades and curl up in the plush king-size bed for a well-deserved night’s rest. There is also a small wardrobe where guests can hang clothes or store them in the drawers. The kitchen has sleek black cabinetry and is stocked with all the essentials, including a dishwasher.
The bathroom is stocked with luxury Kinsey Apothecary products like shampoo and soap to use in the walk-in shower. Guests can enjoy their morning cup of coffee at the breakfast table and access their favorite streaming channels on the Smart TV.
This lovely Airbnb in Manchester is located just a short walk from the Alan Turing Memorial and the Manchester Art Gallery. There are plenty of restaurants and pubs nearby, and St. Peter’s Square tram stop is about a five-minute walk away.
Cozy Apartment Near St. Michael’s Flags & Angel Meadow Park
This contemporary vacation apartment for rent in Manchester is ideal for couples or families.
Inside, the home has a homey feel with comfortable furnishings, orange accents, and modern finishes. In the living room, guests can gather on the pullout sectional couch to binge their favorite shows on the Smart TV. There are also board games in case guests feel like having a quiet night in. The full kitchen comes equipped with stainless-steel appliances and a washing machine, perfect for those planning an extended stay. Guests can enjoy their meals at the four-person dining table.
In the bedroom, there is a plush double bed, a wardrobe, and a suitcase rack. Guests can enjoy a relaxing rinse in the bathroom’s walk-in shower, then wrap themselves in a warm towel from the heated towel rack. The bathroom is also stocked with shampoo and a hair dryer.
This beautiful Airbnb comes with access to free street parking. The National Football Museum and the AO Arena are about a 10-minute walk away, and there are plenty of bus stops nearby.
Chic Condo Near Manchester Piccadilly Station
Superhost Matt and Steph’s gorgeous Airbnb is perfect for solo travelers or couples looking to stay within walking distance of the city center but away from the noise.
The flat is located a five-minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly Station in a gated community. The Manchester Art Gallery, the Alan Turing Memorial, and Piccadilly Gardens are less than a 15-minute walk away. The flat is also pet-friendly and has a paid parking garage a block away.
The interior of the apartment boasts a contemporary vibe with patterned wallpaper, quirky décor, and wood accents. In the bedroom, guests can store their luggage and clothes in the large wooden wardrobe, then cuddle up in the comfortable double bed for a good night’s sleep. The bathroom comes stocked with complimentary toiletries like shampoo, shower gel, conditioner, and body soap. There is also a hair dryer.
In the living room, guests can relax on the couch and access their favorite streaming channels on the Smart TV while they wait for their laundry to be done in the washing machine. The full kitchen comes equipped with all the essentials for preparing a meal, including cutting boards, a toaster, and chef’s knives.
Penthouse Duplex in Northern Quarter
This spacious, pet-friendly rental apartment in Manchester offers fantastic views and plenty of natural light.
Inside, the flat features floor-to-ceiling windows and comfortable furnishings with a contemporary motif. In the living room, guests can unwind on the sofa bed and binge-watch their favorite series on the Smart TV. The full kitchen comes equipped with stainless-steel appliances, plus a washer and dryer. Guests can enjoy their morning cup of coffee at the four-person dining table or in the fresh air of the balcony.
In the bedroom, there is a double bed, room-darkening shades, and plenty of storage for clothes and luggage. The bathroom has a walk-in shower stocked with shampoo, conditioner, and body wash. Guests traveling with little ones will be happy to know that superhosts Matt and Steph have provided family-friendly amenities, such as board games, toys, a travel crib, and children’s dinnerware.
This Manchester Airbnb is located in the heart of the Northern Quarter, steps from coffee shops, pubs, and restaurants. Piccadilly Gardens is less than a five-minute walk away, and Manchester Piccadilly Station is about 10 minutes away on foot.
Studio Apartment With a Pool
This is one of the best Manchester Airbnbs for those looking for a rental with the comforts of home and hotel-like amenities.
Guests have access to a valet, secure parking, a Jacuzzi, a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a shared gym with personal trainers available. For those looking to book an extended stay, there are also laundry and dry cleaning services.
Inside, the studio apartment features a sleek modern look with built-in appliances, stylish furnishings, and large picture windows. In the living room, guests can work on their laptops at the desk or sink into the sectional sofa and watch a show on the 50-inch Smart TV. The full kitchen comes equipped with a dishwasher, an oven, a microwave, and a Nespresso coffee maker.
The bedroom has a plush king-size bed, perfect for a good night’s rest after a long day. Guests can enjoy a luxurious rinse in the bathroom’s spacious glass walk-in rain shower.
This fantastic Airbnb in Manchester is a five-minute walk from the Manchester Cathedral, the National Football Museum, and the Royal Exchange Theatre.
Boutique Houseboat in City Center
If you are looking for a unique Airbnb in Manchester, then look no further than superhost Sara’s boutique houseboat near Merchant’s Bridge.
This incredible floating home has been renovated to have a boho-contemporary motif with lush plants, floral wallpaper, and fairy lights, creating a warm and fun vibe. In the full kitchen, guests will find complimentary breakfast items, such as cereal, coffee, and tea. The boat also features a funky pink honesty bar stocked with liquor, beer, and wine for guests to access at an additional cost.
There is a double bed in the bedroom area, along with room-darkening shades. In the living room, guests can relax beside the fireplace on the couch and play a board game or listen to music on the sound system. The bathroom is equipped with a walk-in shower and comes stocked with shampoo, conditioner, and body wash.
This incredible pet-friendly rental is less than a five-minute walk from the Science and Industry Museum, the Castlefield Urban Heritage Park, and the Castlefield Bowl concert venue. There are paid parking areas five minutes away on foot for those arriving by car.
Pet-Friendly Flat in New Islington
Are you looking for a spacious, pet-friendly Manchester Airbnb that can sleep up to four guests? Then this rental in New Islington is for you.
Inside, the home has an open floor plan with floor-to-ceiling windows and high ceilings, offering plenty of natural light. In the bedroom area, guests can snuggle up in the plush king-size bed and draw the curtains to ensure a good night’s rest. There is also a sliding partition that separates the bedroom from the living room, offering more privacy. After a day of touring the city on foot, guests can enjoy a relaxing soak in the bathroom’s bathtub.
The full kitchen has a modern feel with a sleek red backsplash and stainless-steel appliances like a toaster, a microwave, and an oven. There are also spices and oils in the cupboards for cooking. In the living room, guests can hang out on the sofa bed and get competitive playing Super Nintendo or relax and stream a movie on the Smart TV. The flat also comes equipped with a washer, perfect for those planning an extended stay.
Modern Apartment Near Manchester Piccadilly Train Station
Relax in this incredible apartment located in a historic 19th-century building near the Northern Quarter and Manchester Piccadilly Train Station.
Inside, the flat boasts an industrial-modern motif with exposed brick walls, wood floors, and colorful accents. In the living room, guests can unwind on the leather sofa and use the HDMI cord to plug in their own devices and watch movies and shows. The full kitchen comes equipped with built-in stainless-steel appliances and essentials such as chef’s knives, tea, and coffee. There is a cozy booth where guests can enjoy meals or set up their laptops to work remotely.
In the bedroom, there is a plush king-size bed with a rustic wood accent wall behind it, creating a vintage feel to the space. After a long day of touring the sights, guests can opt for a relaxing rinse in the rain shower or a bubble bath in the soaking tub.
This Manchester Airbnb is located just a five-minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly Train Station and Piccadilly Gardens. There is paid parking nearby.
Ancoats Apartment for Three
This homey pet-friendly apartment in Ancoats is perfect for couples or solo travelers looking to stay away from the hustle and bustle of the city center.
The flat is located just a 15-minute walk from the National Football Museum and a five-minute walk from the shops and pubs of the Northern Quarter. There is paid parking nearby for those arriving by car.
The apartment’s interior has a contemporary motif with pastel-colored walls, cute décor, and comfortable furnishings. In the bedroom, guests can snuggle up in the cozy queen-size bed for a good night’s rest. There is a single bed in the second bedroom, along with a large wardrobe. The bathroom boasts a spacious walk-in shower, a heated towel rack, and complimentary shampoo and conditioner. There is also a well-lit vanity, perfect for getting ready for a night on the town.
In the living room, guests can curl up on the couch and access their favorite streaming services on the Smart TV or choose a book from the small library. The full kitchen is well stocked with essentials, like a spice rack, a microwave, and a kettle. There is also a washer and dryer, ideal for those planning a long stay.
There you have them, the best Airbnbs in Manchester, UK! We hope one of these rentals, from penthouse apartments to houseboats, has caught your eye and you can start planning your holiday in this beautiful English city.