The Northern Quarters
40 Laystall Street
Manchester M1 2JZ
+44 (0)161 537 2700

The Northern Quarters 40 Laystall Street Manchester M1 2JZ

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Serviced Apartments in Manchester

Features and Facilities

Manchester Serviced

Are you looking for a fully-equipped apartment in Manchester? Come to The Northern Quarters! Experience all the comforts of home, with the benefit of staying at a hotel. All our suites come equipped with a TV, oven, toaster, kettle and dishwasher, as well as a washing machine and dryer. Perfect for those relaxing evenings in. Other essential amenities are covered such as toiletries, iron and a hair dryer. With all that just as a start, we’re confident you’ll have an amazing stay in one of our serviced apartments. While people staying with us want to know about the room amenities covered above, a stay at The Northern Quarters goes far beyond the basics with some thoughtful extras.
Perfectly Located

in Manchester

Situated within the vibrant Northern Quarter, just a 5 minute walk from Piccadilly train station. We are within walking distance to all major attractions and locations such as the Manchester arena, Manchester cathedral, Manchester shopping Arndale and King Street, Piccadilly gardens, Spinningfields, castle field, Deansgate, Manchester conference centre, University of Manchester, Palace Theatre and the Apollo. We are also only a short travel distance from the Old Trafford stadium, Etihad stadium, sports city, Media City, Trafford Centre and Manchester Airport.
What is a
Serviced Apartment?

Every single one of our Manchester apartments provides a fully kitted out suite perfect for both long and short stays. The concept of a serviced apartment is to offer our guests the convenience and service of a hotel, while adding further improvements in the services and facilities they receive. In most cases, our serviced apartments near the Northern Quarter will give you more space and more resources at a better value than a conventional hotel.

Why Should You
Choose a Serviced Apartment?

Let’s begin with the amount of space you’ll have to relax in. Each serviced apartment offers a kitchen and living area that is separate to the bedroom(s). This is great because it makes our apartments flexible for larger groups of friends and families, alongside couples’ looking to have a luxury weekend away. With your own kitchen, you are given even more options of how you interact with the city; make your own meals for a cosy evening in, or go out to see what the Manchester food scene has to offer. With a combination of home comforts and hotel services, you’re given all the ingredients to have a trip tailored exactly how you’d like it to be.

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Things to do in Manchester

Staying in a serviced apartment in Manchester means there are always plenty of things to do. The Northern Quarters is located just a stone’s throw from some of the best cultural and vibrant sights Manchester has to offer. At all times of year, for all types of weather, there is always a great day out to be had. Need a bit of inspiration? Here are a couple ideas to get you started.
Art and Design

Manchester is full of beautiful, quirky, and contemporary art. Just take a walk around The Northern Quarter and you’ll see world class street art on display. If you’d like to visit a gallery, consider the Whitworth Art Gallery, it’s recent refurbishment has given it an ethereal, sublime atmosphere that resonates throughout the building.


As England’s third largest city, Manchester has developed over hundreds of years with an incredibly rich history. A range of amazing museums can be found throughout the city including the Imperial War Museum North, the Science and Industry Museum and the Manchester Museum. There are plenty of opportunities to learn about the traditions within Manchester, from the footballing pedigree to being a Northern Powerhouse.

Nights Out

In Manchester, you’re in one of the best cities in the world for nightlife. It sometimes feels like there’s a never ending supply of bars, pubs, and clubs to choose from. At the top of the list of great places to have a night out is the Northern Quarters, where our name takes its inspiration. Beyond that, enjoy a sophisticated drink in Spinningfields, or the vibrancy of Canal Street’s Gay Village. The music scene in Manchester is legendary, be sure to check out venues such as the Manchester Arena, Albert Hall, The Ruby Lounge, and The Castle Hotel to see what great music you can hear.


For those needing some serious retail therapy, Manchester has got all you need. From Exchange Square and Market Street to quirky markets and independent shops in the suburbs You can find all major retailers and brands, alongside one of a kind gifts that don’t exist anywhere else in the world. Where to head to? Consider the Trafford Centre if you’re looking for a one-stop-shop retail haven. Or look to King Street, Spinningfields and New Cathedral street to find amazing independent boutiques.

Food and Drink

For the foodies out there Manchester can provide for every pallet. Whether you are looking for international fine dining, family friendly experiences, or delicious grab and go street food, the city’s food scene is bursting with originality. There are plates for people with all dietary requirements, whether vegan, Halal, vegetarian and more. The Corn Exchange is a very well respected foodie destination, but there are quality restaurants throughout the city. For the people who love to cook themselves, you can find amazing produce to make the most of in your serviced apartment’s kitchen. Try out the Arndale Market to find amazing fresh food.

Travel From

The Apartment

One of the best benefits of our serviced apartments is that you’re extremely well connected to Manchester, the rest of the UK, and international destinations.
Getting to Manchester

Manchester is extremely well connected by train. You can arrive to the city through either Piccadilly, Oxford Road or Victoria station. Manchester is a short two hour train journey from London and Newcastle. You can reach Edinburgh is a little over three hours as well. Both Piccadilly station and Victoria station are an equal fifteen minutes walk away, offering train journeys to the rest of the UK and central Manchester. For people driving or visiting by coach, there are numerous motorway connections. Manchester Airport is a short 20 minute drive to the city centre as well, providing the traffic is good. From the airport you can fly to multiple international destinations.

Getting Around

Once you’ve arrived, it’s very straightforward to get around. Within the city centre, there is a free bus service that provides ‘hop-on, hop-off’, which connects the major railway stations and the shopping districts. The Metrolink trams offer another great way to get to your favourite destinations, they are constantly connecting all the top locations in the city. If you think you’ll be doing a lot of traveling, there is the option to buy a System One Travelcard, this is accepted across almost all local buses, trains, and tram companies. Two of our favourite ways of getting around Manchester is on foot and on bike, as long as you know where you’re going! If you’d like to plan your route, Transport for Greater Manchester’s official website can help provide you with all the information you need to get from A to B.