Manchester YHA


Potato Wharf
M3 4NB

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Tel:0161 839 9960

Fax: 0161 835 2054

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Manchester YHA

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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Dorm bedfrom £13.00 to £20.00 per person (room only)

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

From Manchester Deansgate train station or the G-mex tram stop - 0.25 miles Follow the signposts to the youth hostel situated outside the station.

Road Directions

From M60 junction 12 Follow the signs to Castlefield and the Museum of Science and Industry. The youth hostel is situated next to the Castlefield Hotel opposite the museum.

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2020
  • GreenLeader Partner
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
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Recent Reviews:

  • vegan2infinity
    Dudley, United Kingdom
    Potato Wharf hostel-you're chips in!
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 13th March 2020
    Stayed one night, watched the waters of the canal as I rested on the bunk bed, lights on the water flickered on the ceiling of the shared room. Good blackout curtains. Room super clean... Read full review
  • bragg94
    Southampton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Very unhelpful
    1 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 29th August 2020
    I wasn’t able to stay as the Manchester lockdown restrictions wouldn’t allow it. The company were more than happy to ignore those rules and let us stay anyway. Had the cheek to email with all the... Read full review
  • P1047ESthomasb
    Trip Type:
    Faultless stay
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 4th October 2020
    There are a few changes due to Covid restrictions however staff remain friendly and rooms basic but clean. It's a shame the place isn't its usual bustling hive of people and I'm looking forward to... Read full review



  • Free Parking

Bookable Product Facilities

  • Modem point in all bedrooms - Wi-fi access throughout hostel
  • Non smoking rooms available


  • Bar
  • Cooking facilities for guests use
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - 0
  • Facilities for children - Cots availiable, Highchairs available

Leisure Facilities

  • Games Room

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - Parking Uncovered: 30

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Euros accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Accept coach parties
  • Cater for females
  • Cater for groups
  • Cater for individuals
  • Cater for males
  • Central heating throughout
  • Conference facilities - 3 rooms
  • Drying Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Launderette
  • Public telephone
  • Separate guests lounge
  • Welcome single sex groups, eg stag/hen parties

Provider Features

  • In town/city centre
  • National Accessible Scheme
  • Non smoking establishment
  • WiFi (Free)

Target Markets

  • Aim to attract conferences and business meetings
  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly
  • Special provisions for cyclists

Dates and Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
2021 (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

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