Manchester — Piccadilly

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+44 161 238 9800
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Location & Directions

8B Gateway House, Piccadilly Station Approach, Manchester M1 2GH



  • From the airport
  • Take the train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly station. The journey should take around 20 minutes and trains run every 10 minutes, seven days a week. All that remains is a two-minute walk to Staycity Aparthotel.
  • By bus
  • The 43 Stagecoach bus runs from Manchester Airport Terminal 1 to Piccadilly Gardens, which is a five-minute walk from the hotel. For guests arriving by National Express Coach, the station is situated on Chorlton Street, which is an 8-10 minute walk from the hotel.
  • By car
  • From Deansgate turn right on to Lloyd Street then left onwards to Albert Square. Follow the A60042 on to King Street and New York Street, then on to Minshull Street. Take a left on to Auburn Street towards Ducie Street and take the first right behind Cafe Nero. The Staycity car park barrier entrance is straight ahead. Call or send an email to check availability and book into our secure on-site car park. We have spaces available at £15 per car, per day.
  • By taxi
  • There are taxi pick-up points outside each of the main terminals at Manchester Airport and Uber also operates in Manchester. The front entrance is not accessible by car due to our close proximity to Piccadilly train station. Taxis drop-off is straight to the rear doors of the hotel.
  • By train
  • At Piccadilly Station, take the exit by Boots pharmacy towards the town centre. We are situated in the building immediately on your right and the entrance is 30 metres away just after Subway sandwich store.
  • By tram
  • The nearest stop is Piccadilly Gardens. When you alight, walk towards Piccadilly station. Staycity is 30 metres from the station entrance.
  • Find us
  • We are located right beside Piccadilly train station, close to Manchester Arena and within easy walking distance of Manchester Central Conference Centre, Affleck’s department store and The Arndale Shopping Centre. The trendy Northern Quarter is nearby and if you’re here for football, Manchester City Stadium is not too far away. A quick bus ride will take you to Old Trafford, and The National Football Museum is within easy walking distance.

House rules for all guests:

Good to know

There's no scheduled clean of your apartment for stays of six nights or less. Washing up liquid, a sponge, disposable cloth, tea towels, dustpan and brush, bin bags, and bathroom bag sacks are provided in your apartment. Mops and floor brushes (if not already in your apartment) are available upon request. For an additional cost, we can arrange fresh bed linen, towels and cleaning supplies to be safely delivered to your door.

For stays of 7 nights or more a full cleaning service is included on the 4th day of your stay, which includes a change of bed linen, towels and a general sprucing up of the apartment. This cleaning will also occur every 7 days thereafter.

Staycity aparthotels are close to Piccadilly Station, Piccadilly Gardens and the Arndale Centre. Victoria Station is also within 15-minute walking distance. You can get a tram from the city centre to local attractions such as the football grounds and Salford Quays, about 15 minutes away.

Our Staycafé is open 24/7 and serves snacks and pizzas (you can order these to go and enjoy them in your apartment), freshly ground coffee, bottled beers, draught lager, ciders, wine and soft drinks. Don’t forget you’re also free to rustle up your own meals in your fully equipped kitchen. Just ask one of our friendly team for insider information on where you can pick up all the best ingredients.

Yes we do. It's open daily from 6am to 10pm, and includes a multi-trainer, gym balls, exercise mats, skipping ropes, treadmills and exercise bikes.

We have very limited on-site parking spaces available.

Sure. We have one meeting room at Manchester Piccadilly, which can accommodate up to 20 people with classroom, theatre, cabaret, conference and U-shape seating configurations. The room comes with complimentary highspeed WiFi, HDTV with projector, whiteboard and markers, flip chart and lecturn. The half day rate is £100 including VAT (room only), and the full day rate is £200 including VAT (room only). Tea/coffee and lunch are available on request. For more information, please call 0044 161 238 9800 and pick option 3, or email [email protected]

Yes, we provide complimentary cots and high chairs. A fitted sheet is included with the travel cot, but you need to provide the rest. You can add cots and high chairs to your booking on so they're in your apartment when you arrive.

Yes! We have a bird nesting habitat and solar panels on the roof of the building and use 100% renewable energy sources throughout the aparthotel.

We are working towards carbon neutrality and adopting waste management practices across all our properties. Read more about our ‘Stay Green’ sustainability strategy here.

Yes! We offer 20% off stays for 7 - 21 nights and 30% off stays for over 21 nights.

What's near your accommodation?

  • O2 Apollo – .9 mile
  • Manchester Arena – .9 miles
  • Manchester Central – 1.4 miles
  • Etihad Stadium – 1.6 miles
  • Christmas Market – 0.8 miles
  • Bridgewater Hall – 0.9 miles
  • Palace Theatre – .6 mile
  • Opera House – 1.0 miles
  • Aquatic Centre – .9 mile



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