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A weekend escape...


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So, you’ve sorted where you’re staying, now all you need to do is decide what you’re going to get up to during your time in Manchester.

As a city bursting with the seams of things to do, you’ll be pleased to know that the city is relatively small, you can walk to the majority of its most popular destinations. Location is everything so get the most out of your stay by basing yourself here at CitySuites, right in the heart of the city.

Something different…

Whistle Punks Axe Throwing

Fancy chucking some axes around, yup you read that right! From the wilderness to the city centre, Whistle Punks had brought its axe throwing ranges to Manchester. You’ll be given One: One coaching upon arrival and then be given the opportunity to learn some trick shots. Perfect for the competitive family or couple, let’s just hope tempers don’t fray too much. Fancy having a go, click here!

Manchester's Axe Throwing


Stadium tour

After what feels like a lengthy summer break, the football is finally back! Manchester is home to two giants of the footballing world in Manchester City and Manchester United. A city divided by red and blue. Both clubs offer visitors the opportunity to explore the inner sanctums of the club, get behind the scenes, learn the history of the club and exactly what each club means to the people of Manchester.

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For Manchester City’s stadium tour, click here!
Fans of the red devils should click here for their stadium tour.

Coronation Street Tour

Walk the cobbled streets you’ve seen on your TV screens for all these years with the Coronation Street tour. Learn the secrets and stories about the filming of the nation’s favourite soap. The set of one of the largest in the UK and there’s plenty of photo opportunities, including one behind the bar of the Rovers Return. Click here to book your trip to the cobbles.


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On your doorstep

Nestled between the spires of the city’s cathedral, the shopping boutiques and the major business centres, CitySuites is set in the heart of Manchester. With that being said, there’s plenty to do just a few metres away from your doorstep…

Manchester is a shopper’s paradise, with everything from smaller vintage and independent shops, to high street favourites and iconic designer brands. Cathedral Street is home to Manchester’s premium shopping. From Harvey Nichols to Louis Vuitton, Ted Baker to Selfridges, you’ll be sure to find that special purchase all just a 2-minute walk from the steps of CitySuites. Shop till you drop and don’t worry about how far you have to carry those bags.



Dinner with a view

Treat yourself to an extravagant three course meal at Manchester’s iconic 20 Stories and take in the stunning panoramic city views over a martini. After dinner, head down a few floors to Spinningfields and take your pick of a number of stylish bars, including Sunset by Australasia or The Ivy, before heading back to CitySuites for a nightcap.

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From studio apartments to two bed apartments, CitySuites has something to suit everyone. Find out more about the different accommodation options at CitySuites here, or discover our latest offers and deals here.  

Interested in speaking to someone to discuss options for your stay? Please call 0161 302 0202 to speak to a CitySuites team member or email

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