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In collaboration with Marketing Manchester, conference attendees can book rooms at a selection of hotels at discounted rates. 

Please note that rooms and rates are held until 18 September. After this date there may still be availability in some hotels so please do check via the link.

Rooms are held on an on-line system allowing you to book and secure your own accommodation using either pro-forma invoices or credit/debit card. If you have any further queries about your booking; wish to make a group booking or are experiencing any difficulties in completing your booking online, please contact the Marketing Manchester team on 0161 238 4563 or email:

Please note:

  • Although rates quoted are discounted we cannot guarantee that the rates offered through Marketing Manchester are the cheapest available as hotels have special promotions on from time to time.
  • Please remember to book early in order to secure your preferred accommodation. 
  • Accommodation is not included in the conference registration fee.

Please be aware of unofficial accommodation agencies.The official hotel agency appointed for the PLSA Annual Conference & Exhibition is Marketing Manchester. Please only book accommodation through the agency or directly with hotels. Marketing Manchester do not make sales calls. If you have any concerns about your booking please contact a member of the team at Marketing Manchester directly on 0161 238 4563

Hotels Star rating Approx. distance from Central Average nightly rate
Midland  4 opposite venue £199.17
Radisson Blu Edwardian   5 opposite venue £239.00
Jurys Inn Manchester  4 4 mins £115.00
Hilton Deansgate  4 7 mins £169.00 - £219.00
Ibis Hotel Portland Street  2 8 mins £96.00
INNSIDE Manchester  4 7 mins £129.00
Novotel  4 12 mins £120.00
Princess Street Hotel  4  6 mins £154.00
Marriott V&A  4 11 mins £139.00
Mercure Piccadilly  4 11 mins £115.00
Ibis Styles Portland Street  3 14 mins £118.67
The Lowry Hotel  5 14 mins £210.00
Holiday Inn City Centre  4 14 mins £133.00
Ibis Princess Street  2 14 mins £96.00
City Suites  Apt 15 mins £125.00 - £150.00
DoubleTree by Hilton  4 16 mins £139.00
Malmaison  4 16 mins £159.00
Crowne Plaza City Centre  4 18 mins £135.00
Crowne Plaza Oxford Road  4 20 mins £139.00
Macdonald Manchester  4 19 mins £122.00
Staybridge Suites  Apt 20 mins £149.00

Virgin trains discount

For groups between 3 and 9 you can save everyone in your group 20% on selected Virgin Trains advance fares.

Please go to the virgin trains website to book.

Key info

Room booking enquiries

0161 238 4563

Travelling to the venue

Find details of how to get Manchester Central on the venue's website.

Venue address

Manchester Central
Manchester M2 3GX


Find a map on our website here or the venue website here.