Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Manchester, GB that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $84 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Manchester. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Manchester
Destination guide

Why people love visiting artsy Manchester

Enjoy the area's theater scene, museums and art galleries and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Manchester. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, sporting events and restaurants. Old Trafford and Etihad Stadium are just a couple of the must-sees. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Manchester

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Manchester has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • MediaCityUK (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Legoland Discovery Centre (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Chill FactorE (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Mere Golf & Country Club (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Grappenhall Heys Walled Garden (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Gullivers Kingdom Theme Park (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Manchester

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Manchester. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Peak District National Park (20.4 mi / 32.9 km)
  • Piccadilly Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Platt Fields Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Heaton Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Dunham Massey Hall and Gardens (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Dove Stone Reservoir (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Manchester

Fly into Manchester Airport (MAN), the closest airport, located 8.1 mi (13.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into John Lennon Airport (LPL), which is 27 mi (43.4 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Manchester Oxford Road Station, Manchester Manchester Oxford Road Station and Deansgate Station are the main stations that serve the city. It's easy to get around Manchester by jumping on the metro at St Peters Square Station, Mosley Street Station or Market Street Station.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Manchester?

We all need some time out every now and again. If you're itching to spend a couple of long mornings lingering in bed with a good book and a steaming coffee, we've got some fabulous weekend getaways in and near Manchester. Check out two of our favorites:

  • "Japandi Boutique By The Jacksonheim Boutique" is around 1 mile southeast of Manchester and the perfect place to recharge your batteries. You'll enjoy the useful amenities here, including cable/satellite TV services and WiFi.
  • Otherwise, create memories with your crew at "Residential Estates Halo House Large 2 Bed", which is around 1 mile to the northeast of Manchester. You'll have use of a microwave oven, an oven and more here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Manchester?

Studio apartments are a tough act to follow when it comes to convenience, location and affordability. Get cozy in one of these studio apartments for rent in or near Manchester and experience a slice of the local vibe:

  • Make "Japandi Boutique By The Jacksonheim Boutique" your temporary home. This sought-after property comes with amenities including a washing machine and an oven.
  • Another top option is "Modern City Centre Apartment. Roof Top Garden". Make use of free toiletries, free WiFi and other amenities during your getaway.

When it's time to walk out of your studio apartment and sightsee, there's plenty to keep you on the move around Manchester. Passionate about culture? Don't miss Lyceum Theatre and Octagon Theatre.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Manchester?

Just because you only have a couple of days up your sleeve doesn't mean you need to spend it in a characterless hotel room. Get away but still have the home comforts you need at one of these short-term rentals in or around Manchester:

  • If you'd love to be close to the action, "Modern City Centre Apartment. Roof Top Garden" is calling your name. It's within reach of the heart of Manchester and a convenient base to check out attractions like Old Trafford and University of Manchester.
  • "5bedrooms 3 Baths Stylish And New By C Centre And Concert Arena Private Parking" is another tempting option. Remember to add Manchester Palace Theatre and Manchester Opera House to your list when it's time to sightsee.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Manchester?

Share your stay and have even more fun. Whether you're planning an active escape with pals or a big family get-together, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and near Manchester:

  • A wealth of amenities including a kitchen and a garden make "5bedrooms 3 Baths Stylish And New By C Centre And Concert Arena Private Parking" a top pick. This spacious getaway has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 guests. From the center of Manchester, it's around 1 mile away to the northwest.
  • Invite as many as 15 of your best friends to "House In The Heart Of Town 15 Min From Manchester City" and fill the place with laughter and love. This popular option has 6 bedrooms and is around 10 miles to the west of central Manchester. It's packed with features to keep a large group comfortable, such as a kitchen and a fireplace.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Manchester?

Nothing says fun times like a pool does. Grab your inflatable flamingo and browse these rental houses in or near Manchester that come with this added bonus:

  • Switch to vacay mode at "Residential Estates Halo House Large 2 Bed", where your top priority will be enjoying the pool. Amenities such as a living room and a microwave oven help make this retreat a favorite with guests.
  • "Single Storey House Between Sea And Brière" is the sort of place you go to escape the everyday and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its pool. A microwave oven and outdoor furniture are also on hand to make your stay as comfy as possible.

Don't know what to pack for your Manchester getaway? This popular destination has an oceanic climate. During summer, you can expect average temperatures ranging from 50 ºF to 65 ºF. Scroll through our selection of Manchester vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Manchester?

No matter if your idea of the perfect escape is up in the hills or down by the beach, you'll have so much more fun if you share it with people you love. Check out these large family vacation rentals in or near Manchester and bring the whole crew:

  • Sleeping up to 12 guests in 5 bedrooms, "5bedrooms 3 Baths Stylish And New By C Centre And Concert Arena Private Parking" is the ideal place to vacation with the family. This popular escape is 1 mile to the northwest of Manchester and has amenities that include a living room and a garden.
  • "Single Storey House Between Sea And Brière" is also popular with families. It's about 1 mile to the northwest of Manchester, has 4 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 9 people. Useful amenities here include a dishwasher and towels.

If you're eager to sightsee, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions nearby to put on your itinerary. Wigan Pier, Canal Street and National Football Museum are excellent places to start.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Manchester?

Often located in sought-after positions due to their smaller footprint, a one-bedroom vacation rental is a perfect solution if you're traveling solo or with one other person. Check out our range in or near Manchester:

  • Take a look at "Japandi Boutique By The Jacksonheim Boutique", a fantastic centrally located one-bedroom vacation property. A kitchen and an oven are just two of the amenities here.
  • Also within easy reach of the center of Manchester, "Modern City Centre Apartment. Roof Top Garden" is another popular one-bedroom option. After a day of exploring, return and make use of a kitchen and a garden.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Manchester?

Absolutely. From trendy apartments to cute cottages, Vrbo offers a selection of great getaways. Small groups or families will like these two-bedroom beauties in or near Manchester:

  • "Luxe Brooklyn Loft Boutique By The Jacksonheim Boutique Aparthotel" is a winning choice for small groups and families. As well as two bedrooms, this delightful stay offers amenities like a kitchen and an oven.
  • Another recommended option is "Residential Estates Halo House Large 2 Bed". With convenient amenities such as a kitchen and an oven, you'll have no dramas making yourselves at home here. Pick your rooms, unpack your suitcases and let the fun begin!

What are the best three-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Manchester?

You could fit a small crowd into the three-bedroom rentals available on Vrbo. If you're traveling with family or friends, take a look at these options in or near Manchester:

  • It's not difficult to see why "Spacious And Stylish Home, Near Manchester Centre And Media City" is a hit with many travelers. This expansive retreat comes with a kitchen and an oven and makes vacationing with all the family a snap.
  • Another enticing three-bedroom rental is "Newly Refurbished - Near Piccadilly". Make use of a kitchen and a nearby casino while spending precious time with your crew.

Are there vacation rentals with fire pits in or near Manchester?

Crackers, chocolate, marshmallows and a campfire are the four ingredients you need to make a mouthwatering snack and unforgettable vacation memories. If you like the sound of sitting around a fire pit devouring s'mores, browse these properties in or near Manchester:

  • "Large 1 - Bedroom Apartment On The Edge Of Salford Quays" offers a fireplace, a kitchen, and of course, a fire pit. Sing a few songs, tell your spookiest story or just catch up with friends and family at this popular retreat.
  • Ignite a blaze and then enjoy the peaceful ambiance at "Lower Arthurs Cottage". This cozy pad also comes with a garden and a chef.

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