Sometimes we need a little escape, especially if working from home has become the norm, and a staycation can provide that perfect change of scenery. But what about our adorable pooches? Manchester boasts a number of hotels offering a relaxing overnight stay for both you and your fur child, putting you all at ease. Check out our guide to the best dog-friendly hotels in Manchester to spend some quality time with man’s best friend and hopefully get some quality sleep, too.
1. The DogHouse
The name says it all- although it’s a rather a swish doghouse to be “banished” to. BrewDog’s hotel – The DogHouse – is the perfect hotel for beer lovers, with Punk IPA taps in every room and even beer fridges in the showers. Like that wasn’t cool enough already, the Manchester hotel is completely dog-friendly and boasts a ground floor bar, a rooftop terrace with a menu of burgers and tacos, and tons of beers on tap.
The DogHouse, 18-20 Fountain St, M2 2AR
Located just off Deansgate, YOTEL offers a delightful stay right in the heart of the city so you and your doggo can explore Manchester at ease. With rooms decked out with Urban Jungle amenities and super fast Wi-Fi, you’ll never want to leave. Pop down to the eclectic-designed bar Motley for a cocktail or coffee, plus it features a beautiful outdoor terrace for you to sit back with your pooch watching the world go by.
YOTEL, 2 John Dalton St, M3 2NW
One of the newest party (and dog-friendly) hotels to arrive in Manchester, Moxy, is a great spot to stay at. Consisting of a colourful bar and lobby space that boasts a fantastic social vibe, guests can chow down on deep-dish pizza 24-hours-a-day, as well as enjoy welcome cocktails in the lounge and play games with mates, too. Moxy is also known for their pooch parties featuring music. pawsecco and ice cream just for dogs, so both you and your furry friend can have a fab stay to remember.
Moxy, 8 Atkinson St, M3 3HH
Residing above Ducie Street Warehouse, Native Manchester is a stylish apart-hotel, offering more spacious options in comparison to your average hotel (with some seriously competitive prices!). Choose from a studio, a one-bed apartment, two-bedroom apartments, lofts and penthouses, with a little more bang for your buck. Plus, Native doesn’t scrimp on the gorgeous décor as each and every room boasts a quintessentially ‘Manchester’ vibe. Downstairs, guests can enjoy the Gooey bakery, as well as an atmospheric bar and restaurant and a south-facing outdoor terrace for summer days. Plus, there’s even a mini cinema with 36 seats showing cult classics, rom coms, kids’ films and dog-friendly movies.
Native, Warehouse, Ducie St, M1 2TP
5. Whitworth Locke
Centrally located by the lively Gay Village, Whitworth Locke offers something a little different – with a modern, yet retro feel to its bright, pastel-hued rooms. Boasting a stunning iron entryway that leads into a bright and airy bar, Whitworth Locke is so much more than a hotel. While it offers a particularly cosy stay, the hotel is also a great place to eat, drink and work – with a comfy co-working space available. Guests pay a one-off fee of £40 which includes deep-cleaning, dog bed, bowl, toys and treats, simply use code WOOF when booking.
Whitworth Locke, 74 Princess St, M1 6JD
Set within a former cotton warehouse – which was then transformed into a brewery – LEVEN Manchester fully embraces the city’s industrial heritage, putting the stunning Crittall windows front and centre and leaving much of the original brick exposed throughout the building. Ideally located by iconic Canal Street, you and your dog can enjoy some of the best of the city right on their doorstep, including the fabulous Gay Village, Chinatown, and dog-friendly spots Escape to Freight Island and Kampus. Plus, you can start your day right with a free breakfast smoothie.
LEVEN, 40 Chorlton St, M1 3HW
7. Hotel Gotham
A glamourous hideaway on Manchester’s upmarket King Street, Hotel Gotham is quite the treat for you and your dog. Home to opulent décor throughout with plenty of nods to its rich history as a bank, this is one of the most luxurious dog-friendly hotels in Manchester. Expect plush velvets and finishes in the rooms, a grand AA rosette restaurant on-site serving stunning dishes, and even a hidden rooftop speakeasy that’s practically brass plated.
Hotel Gotham, 100 King St, M2 4WU