Accommodations in Manchester near Etihad Stadium (Manchester, United Kingdom)
Etihad Stadium (Manchester, United Kingdom)
Kick off at Etihad Stadium
Etihad Stadium - otherwise known as The City of Manchester Stadium - is the home of the Manchester City football club. With a capacity of just over 55.000, this impressive stadium was originally constructed in anticipation for the Commonwealth Games in 2002. Throughout the years, Etihad Stadium has seen its fair share of live action from major events such as the 2008 UEFA Cup Final, a 2015 Rugby World Cup match, and a range of England football games. It is located less than four kilometres from Manchester city centre, and is easy to get to via public transport. There are both train and bus stations adjacent to the stadium, making your trip quick and convenient. So sit back and enjoy the sporting event or concert you’ve come to Etihad Stadium to see.
In and Around Etihad Stadium
If you’re a football fan, chances are you’ll want to get the full experience during your trip to Etihad Stadium, and there’s no better way to do this than the guided stadium tours. You’ll be taken through the dressing rooms, directors’ box, dug outs, players’ tunnel, and conference room. If you’re interested in the history of Manchester City and the stadium itself, this is a great way for you to learn all there is to know, and you’ll be able to book a tour any day of the week.
If you find yourself working up an appetite during your visit to Etihad Stadium, there are a few restaurants and pubs within walking distance to keep you going. Besides the fast food restaurants you’d expect, you can also dine at Maine Road Chippy. This simple, yet inviting restaurant serves fresh fish and chips to hungry football fans, and is found just steps from the grounds.
Etihad Stadium is more than just a place where fans meet up to watch football. The stadium boasts a range of other useful facilities, including a large conference room capable of hosting an array of special events, including weddings, conventions, and business functions.
Be Well-Rested for Match day
Are you travelling from out of town to watch a football game? There’s no need to concern yourself over where to stay while you’re in Manchester. There’s several fantastic hotels near Etihad Stadium that are more than prepared to host eager football fans. Comfortable, excellently priced accommodation is available at ibis budget Manchester Centre Pollard Street, located just over a kilometre from the stadium. This hotel offers simple, yet modern rooms with amenities including a work desk, flat-screen TV, as well as fresh towels for the en-suite bathroom. A selection of baked treats and fruits are available for breakfast every morning, which can be enjoyed with a cup of hot coffee. For lunch, pizza is on the menu in this quirky hotel.
La Reserve Aparthotel offers a more luxurious experience, and with on-site facilities including a fitness centre, restaurant, and spacious apartments with designer kitchen, it’s difficult to say no. You’ll also be treated to free high-speed Wi-Fi, an elegant business centre, and 24-hour assistance from the front desk.
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