Places to Stay Near Manchester Arena

The 21,000-seat Manchester Arena—the largest indoor arena in Europe—has hosted some of the biggest names on the planet since it opened in 1995, from the Rolling Stones to Luciano Pavarotti. Culture-vultures of all persuasions will find something just for them here, whether it’s a performance by a legendary power-balladeer or a kid-friendly evening with Disney On Ice. A short cab ride from Kimpton Clocktower, Manchester Arena has something exciting going on every week, so be sure to check the online events calendar before your trip. And be sure to pay special attention to acts you may not have heard of—you just might get lucky and catch some emergent local talent before anyone else does.