Best Manchester Accommodation For Visiting Sports Fans

Visitors fortunate enough to attend one of the numerous sports fixtures at any of the world-class stadiums in Manchester to experience the unrivalled atmosphere and energy as it grows and hums at a British football match, all need a comfortable place to eat, rest, relax, and sleep after a busy day doing all the touristy things during their stay. The city offers some of the world’s best hotels that cater to the needs, interests, and wants of sports fans in particular.

The aptly named award-winning Hotel Football belongs to ex-top-notch Man United stars Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt, and the famous Neville brothers. Located right on the doorstep of Old Trafford Stadium, it represents one of the most sought-after venues where a weary sports fan can rest his or her head for the night or day, depending on the time you managed to make your way back to your room in the morning/afternoon/evening. Situated just a few miles from Manchester’s city centre it features a fully stocked basement bar handsomely kitted out with the expected array of wide-screen televisions, naturally with a football pitch located on its roof and an equally aptly named Café Football to slake your thirst and fill your gut. The world as a whole offers no venue able to better satisfy the desires of a football fan. Its array of big-screen TVs presents a perfect opportunity to place a few live in-play wagers at one of the UK’s top-quality online sportsbooks. If you do not have a player account with any of the UK based sportsbooks, best you refer to one of the leading online affiliates such as Nostrabet for their expert advice, trustworthy reviews and a great list of rated professional sportsbooks.


Rugby fans may rather prefer paying Surrey a visit since England’s National Rugby Team calls the Pennyhill Park Hotel & Spa its official base of operations. A few overnight stays may just see you rubbing shoulders with the likes of Dylan Hartley and company while relaxing in the hydrotherapy pool. As one can expect hotel facilities remain unmatched with a two-star Michelin restaurant offering gastric delights several times a day, an indoor pool, as well as an outdoor thermal pool, provides excellent alternatives to the activities of a nine-hole golf course. The Screening Room immerses visitors in the on-screen sports action seen on a huge plasma display buffered by a replete surround sound experience.

F1 fans should definitely choose Woodbury Park as one of the destinations for an overnight stay, established in 1994 as the brainchild of Nigel Mansell (he no longer owns it) it offers sports fans a sanctuary designed specifically with them in mind. The venue features two PGA style golf courses, an accompanying driving range, a 20-metre indoor pool, a full-sized football pitch, as well as a gaggle of pro-tennis courts. The establishment regularly plays host to professional training for sports teams, including EPL teams Chelsea and Manchester United.