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Canal Street

Located on the west side of Manchester’s Rochdale Canal, Canal Street is one of England’s key hotspots for sexual liberation. Colourful Canal Street is closed to automobile traffic but is always bustling with crowds sweeping up and down the sidewalks enjoying local restaurants and cafes. Famous for its multitude of gay bars and clubs, Canal Street has enjoyed a reputation as a largely homosexual community since the opening of the world-famous Manto Club in the 1990’s. Today, Canal Street is always teeming with exciting nightlife, thumping baselines, and some of the best dining in England.

  • Admire the Beacon of Hope Memorial, Manchester’s permanent memorial to AIDS sufferers located in lovely Sackville Park.
  • Visit Manchester in August when Canal Street hosts the annual Gay Pride Festival, a lively and flamboyant street parade that welcomes LGBT supporters from around the world.
  • Watch a play at the Royal Exchange Theatre, one of the best venues in Manchester for top-notch drama.

For those visitors travelling via public transportation, get off at either Oxford Road or the Piccadilly train station to be within close walking distance to Canal Street. Visitors truly hoping to appreciate Canal Street’s culture should, indeed, travel on foot. This famed Manchester location was, after all, pedestrianised for the purposes of accommodating foot traffic. The locks and canals surrounding Canal Street are perfect for late night strolls where locals and visitors alike can be seen socializing at all hours. Bicycles are also very popular in this area and are available for rent on and around Canal Street.

Hotels near Canal Street

90 hotels near Canal Street

1 Macdonald Manchester Hotel and Spa

4 stars
4.2 / 5 19 reviews

London Road Map

The Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa is in the centre of Manchester city within easy reach of the G-Mex Exhibition Centre and the MEN Arena, making it ideal for business and leisure guests.... More

2 Arora Hotel Manchester

4 stars
4.6 / 5 30 reviews

18-24 Princess Street Map

The award-winning Arora International Hotel Manchester is situated in the heart of the city. It provides a contemporary interior within a Grade 2 listed building and prides itself on its four star... More

3 The Mitre Hotel

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

1-3 Cathedral Gates Map

Offering simply appointed spaces set in the heart of Manchester, The Mitre Hotel Manchester makes for an ideal starting point for holidaymakers exploring the lively Manchester city. Must-see... More

4 Crowne Plaza MANCHESTER CITY CENTRE

4 stars
4.2 / 5 6 reviews

70 Shudehill Map

Offering an inviting atmosphere of elegance and charm, the Crowne Plaza Hotel Manchester City Centre welcomes each guest and provides with essential amenities and thoughtful extras that turn an... More

5 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Manchester - Piccadilly

3 stars
4.7 / 5 23 reviews

One Piccadilly Place, 1 Auburn St. Map

The contemporary DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel Manchester - Piccadilly is aimed at business guests, but is equally welcoming to tourists visiting the area. It offers above-average high-tech amenities... More

6 Britannia Hotel Manchester City Centre

3 stars
4.1 / 5 39 reviews

Portland Street Map

The Britannia Hotel Manchester is in the heart of the city's financial district, ideal for business guests and within easy reach of many attractions. The historic 1858 building with its grand... More

7 Novotel Manchester Centre

3 stars
4.6 / 5 10 reviews

21 Dickinson Street Map

Business and leisure travellers looking for luxurious accommodations close to the Conference Quarter and many attractions find suitable base at Novotel Manchester Centre Hotel. This city centre... More

Whether in Manchester for a quick stop or a long vacation, discerning travellers find an ideal base in the cosy accommodations and quality facilities of Blue Rainbow Aparthotel High Street... More

9 The Works ApartHotel Manchester

4 stars
2.0 / 5 1 reviews

33 Withy Grove Map

The Works Aparthotel Manchester Apartment is a contemporary property that provides cosy apartments within easy access to go-to destinations in this side of United Kingdom. Apart from learning... More

10 The Place Aparthotel

4 stars
4.3 / 5 16 reviews

Ducie Street, Piccadilly Map

The Place Apartment Hotel Manchester offers home-from-home comforts in spacious apartments which include a full kitchen, washer-dryer, sitting area and bedroom(s). It is located in a converted... More