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The city of Manchester, England, has had a tumultuous history, including the IRA bombing of Exchange Square in 1996 that left the area decimated and hundreds of people injured. Manchester has since gone to great lengths to restore Exchange Square, turning the site of a major disaster into a centre of social life and commerce within the city. Exchange Square is now the home of many major stores and retailers, including the largest Next store in the world, as well a number of upscale fashion boutiques, restaurants and entertainment options.

  • Soar 60 metres above Exchange Square on the Wheel of Manchester, a Ferris wheel that stands at the centre of the square and affords great views of the surrounding area.
  • Sit on the stone benches and watch the massive 25-square metre BBC Big Screen television that faces Exchange Square; it is a wonderful place to relax on a sunny afternoon in Manchester.
  • Shop for just about anything you could wish for at the Triangle Shopping Centre, located in an historic building in Exchange Square that features a number of upmarket shops.

Manchester features efficient and convenient public transportation, so getting to Exchange Square is relatively easy from just about anywhere in the city. The Manchester Victoria station is the closest train stop, and is about a five minutes’ walk away from Exchange Square. There are also a number of bus stops near the Piccadilly Gardens, and the nearest stop of the tram is at Shudehill or Victoria. Although Exchange Square is well connected by motorways, parking can be difficult to find, especially during the weekends. It is advised that visitors use the train.

Hotels near Exchange Square

93 hotels near Exchange Square

1 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

2 Gardens Hotel

3 stars
4.0 / 5 22 reviews

55 Piccadilly Map

The Gardens Hotel Manchester is enviably located overlooking colourful Piccadilly Gardens, right in the heart of the city. The Arndale Shopping Centre, Manchester Town Hall and the Cathedral are... More

3 Jurys Inn Manchester City Centre

4 stars
3.3 / 5 9 reviews

Jurys Hotel Map

The Jurys Inn Manchester was purpose-built in 1999 and has a gold award for green tourism for its environmental policies. It is right next to the Manchester Convention Centre and Bridgewater Hall... More

4 Thistle Manchester City Centre, The Portland

4 stars
4.1 / 5 28 reviews

3-5 Portland Street Map

The Portland By Thistle Manchester Hotel is conveniently situated in the heart of the city, opposite Piccadilly Gardens and minutes from the Arndale Centre, the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester... More

5 Britannia Hotel Manchester City Centre

3 stars
4.1 / 5 37 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

6 Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel

3 stars
4.1 / 5 11 reviews

Portland Street Map

The newly transformed Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel is one of the foremost hotels in central Manchester, overlooking Piccadilly Gardens and close to the 240 shops in the Arndale Centre. Trams... More

7 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

8 City Warehouse Aparthotel Manchester

4 stars
3.0 / 5 2 reviews

6-14 Great Ancoats Street Map

Whether on leisure or business travel, City Warehouse Apartment Hotel Manchester invites guests for an enjoyable stay by offering quality accommodation in a well connected location. Area... More

9 Park Inn By Radisson Manchester City Centre

4 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

4 Cheetham Hill Road Map

Park Inn By Radisson Manchester Victoria Hotel offers quality services and facilities with contemporary infrastructure. Nearby attractions such as Manchester Jewish Museum, Richard Goodall Gallery... More

10 Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel

4 stars
4.5 / 5 8 reviews

Water Street Map

Manchester Marriott Victoria Albert Hotel has all the benefits of a city centre location yet overlooks the quiet River Irwell. The hotel occupies an 1844 warehouse, retaining its character with oak... More