Manchester is a place that prides itself on being friendly, inviting and affordable. The city centre is easy to discover on foot and even has a free ‘hop on, hop off’ bus service linking all of the main rail stations, shopping districts, hotels, and conference venues. If you’re looking for places to visit on your trip to Manchester that don't cost a fortune, you're in luck. The majority of Manchester's attractions, museums and galleries offer free entry.
We’ve pulled together some great deals for conference delegates to take advantage of:
About: Located in the heart of Manchester, discover a warm welcome at the Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre. Walking to the hotel from Piccadilly and Victoria train stations is easy - the concierge team will receive the luggage of early arrivals or late departures. Close to the corporate hub and Arndale Centre, the hotel services offer support to business travellers with free hi-speed Wi-Fi throughout and Club Lounge services. The Glasshouse Restaurant & Bar is the ideal place to catch up with colleagues over breakfast, a coffee during the day or take the time to relax with dinner and cocktails after your event.
Offer: 20% off best flexible rate with ‘return to Manchester’ voucher for all delegates, available Sunday – Thursday (all dates subject to availability), 20% off evening food and beverage, Complimentary ‘focus group’ meeting room for up to 8 delegates between 18:00-22:00, when delegates stay at the Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre. For further information/ to make a booking please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Terms & conditions: Subject to availability
About: You can’t get much more central than YOTEL Manchester Deansgate. On the corner of Deansgate, in the beating heart of the city, expect innovative design, eco-friendly credentials and time-saving technology – and that’s just our rooms. We’re also home to MOTLEY, an all-day restaurant and bar where we invite you to eat, drink and hang out.
Offer: 1 complimentary glass of prosecco per delegate when booked in advance or 15% off food and drink when dining in MOTLEY when booked in advance.
15% off meeting room hire and group accommodation on any return business from the original event
To book and redeem the offer contact email@example.com and quote 'Delegate Welcome Offer'
Terms and Conditions: Subject to availability. Must be booked in advance quoting ‘Delegate Welcome Offer’ in the ‘Reservation Notes’ or when booking over the phone. Must show delegate badge / proof of delegation upon arrival. Return offer would need to show proof of previous delegation prior to confirmation.
About: The hotel is a two minute walk from Metro Link and a ten minute tram journey from Manchester City Centre (6 miles away). The Hotel has 140 bedrooms including family rooms and bridal suites and offers 3 superb banqueting suites and 11 conference suites accommodating 2 – 300 delegates and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the Hotel.
Offer: 15% off Delegate Day Packages at Cresta Court Hotel. For more information or to book please get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org quoting 'Delegate Welcome Offer'.
Terms and conditions: Available for bookings taking place before 31.05.23. Day delegate packages available from £35.00 and 24hr rates available from £130.00. Plus, Trainer goes free of charge for every 10 delegates booked.Subject to availability and Manager’s discretion.
Marriott Manchester Victoria & Albert Hotel
About: Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel is a striking Grade II listed building in the vibrant Spinningfields District. Those looking to host an event will be delighted by our flexible event spaces, including outdoor terrace, ballroom, superb catering and planning services. With a choice of 9 flexible meeting and event spaces offering 7,800 sq feet and maximum capacity of 240 people. All of our meeting rooms are equipped with audio-visual equipment and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Offer: 10% off Private Dinners. 1 in 10 delegates go free on Day Delegate Package or 24-Hour Rate. Upgraded Breaks / Themed Breaks.
Promo code: MM2023M&E
To book: 0161 832 1188 or contact: email@example.com
Terms and conditions: Subject to availablity. New bookings only.
About: etc.venues Manchester is a bespoke conference and event venue in the heart of the city, located within 11 Portland Street just minutes away from Manchester Piccadilly train station and overlooking Piccadilly gardens with the transport hub on our doorstep. We have a range of 15 event spaces situated over one floor as well as a dedicated conferences wing with private lounge and separate entrance. The venue has a fresh, contemporary feel with great views over the city skyline and provides full-service catering options from a team of onsite award-winning chefs.
Offer: 10% discount off Room Hire & Day Delegate packages*
To book, please contact the Manchester Team directly on 0161 302 8888 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and quote MM2023
Terms and conditions: Subject to availability and daily selling rate.
About: The Lowry Hotel, Manchester’s first five-star, is an iconic contemporary architectural masterpiece on both the inside and out. The hotel is representative of Manchester’s overall urban renewal from 19th century industrial powerhouse to 21st century business hub. From its AA restaurant – The River Restaurant, The Lowry lounge and Bar, the hotel is a design-lovers dream while offering any type of travel just the right type of accommodations for their occasion. Whether you’re a solo business traveller, a family of five, or a romantic couple, The Lowry Hotel is ready to welcome you into the lap of Mancunian luxury. Experience unrivalled service and make unforgettable memories at this beautiful hotel that surpasses expectations from check-in to check-out.
Offer: 20% off food and drink when booked in advance quoting ‘Delegate Welcome Offer'.
Terms & conditions: Subject to availability. Must be booked in advance quoting ‘Delegate Welcome Offer’ in the ‘Reservation Notes’ or when booking over the phone. Must show delegate badge / proof of delegacy upon arrival.
About: Proudly standing high overlooking the Manchester Metropolis and located in the heart of the city centre, Hilton Manchester Deansgate is an iconic part of the city’s skyline. Huge floor to ceiling windows across each floor of the hotel showcase spectacular views of the city and guests can relax in the gym, pool and sauna, or enjoy a few cocktails in popular destination bar, Cloud 23 on the 23rd floor of the hotel. Podium restaurant on the ground floor provides local cuisines in a warm environment, welcoming guests for breakfast and dinner, and the bar offers soft and spacious seating for meetings with friends and business associates.
Offer: 20% off food and drink when booked in advance quoting ‘Delegate Welcome Offer'.
Terms & conditions: Subject to availability. Must be booked in advance quoting ‘Delegate Welcome Offer’ in the ‘Reservation Notes’ or when booking over the phone. Must show delegate badge / proof of delegacy upon arrival. Excludes New Year’s Eve (31st December).
About: AC Hotel Manchester Salford Quays offers an incomparable location near countless popular attractions. Catch a world-class football game at Old Trafford, attend a renowned event at MediaCityUK, go shopping at the INTU Trafford centre or support local performing arts at The Lowry, either way, you'll find exactly what you need on our doorstep. Stop by AC Kitchen after your venture through the bustling streets of Manchester and seek comfort in our spacious bar & restaurant offering complimentary Wi-Fi and connectivity. Enjoy an eclectic mix of tapas or one of the many other delicious meal options, whilst sipping your favourite wine or beer.
Offer: Receive 20% off Food & Beverages by quoting "Delegate Welcome Offer’ in the ‘Reservation Notes’ or when booking over the phone. You can also book online here.
Terms & conditions: Subject to availability. Must be booked in advance. Must show delegate badge / proof of delegacy upon arrival. Offer not valid on Manchester United Home match days.
About: Peruvian inspired vibrant in the heart of central Manchester offering the best of South American cuisine cooked over a chargrill fire in an open kitchen.
Offer: A complimentary Frozen Pisco Sour cocktail to all diners in the restaurant when booked in advance quoting 'manchesterdelegate'.
Terms & conditions: Must be pre booked. 2 courses or more per person. Monday – Thursday or Sundays only. www.peruperdu.com
About: Enjoy 20% off all food and beverage when staying at Hyatt Hotels Manchester. The Laureate restaurant offers a range of signature dishes to brick-oven-baked flatbread pizzas, all freshly prepared in its beautiful open kitchen. The bright, airy onsite Graduate Bar offers delicious cocktails and small plates.
Offer: Enjoy 20% off all food and beverage when staying at Hyatt Hotels Manchester. Show delelgate pass to gain discount. Book via email@example.com.
Terms & conditions: Must be pre booked.
About: AC Hotel Manchester Salford Quays offers an incomparable location near countless popular attractions. Catch a world-class football game at Old Trafford, attend a renowed event at MediaCityUK, go shopping at the INTU Trafford Centre or support local performing arts at The Lowry, either way, you'll find exactly what you need on our doorstep. Stop by AC Kitchen after your venture through the bustling streets of Manchester and see kcomfort in our spacious bar & restaurant offering complimentary Wi-Fi and connectivity, Enjoy an eclectic mix of tapas or one of the many other delicious meal options, whilst sipping on your favourite wine or beer.
Offer: Enjoy 20% off all food and beverages when staying at AC Salford Quays. Please show your delegate pass to gain discount and book via: AC Hotel Manchester Salford Quays Online Bookings | OpenTable
Terms & conditions: Subject to availability. Must be booked in advance quoting 'Delegate Welcome Offer' in the 'Reservation Notes' or when booking over the phone. Must show delegate badge / proof of delegancy upon arrival. Offer not valid on Manchester United Home match days.
About: Welcome to Ducie Street Warehouse, Manchester’s social hub where you can do anything and be anything. Catch up with colleagues over coffee in the Lounge, a delicious meal in the Restaurant, or cocktails at the Bar with a 10% discount.
Offer: 10% off food & drink when dining with us. Guest can mention in booking notes if pre-booked. Walk ins welcome, upon availability.
Terms & conditions: Guests to show their badges do claim the 10% discount.
About: Stock Exchange Hotel is located within the heart of central Manchester. Set within the former home of the Manchester Stock Exchange; every detail has been meticulously considered to create our luxury, boutique accommodation and capture the spirit and heritage of the building. The stunning example of Edwardian Baroque architecture, with its original marble, brass and woodwork, has been carefully restored to breathe new life into one of the city’s most historically symbolic institutions. With a dedicated, highly knowledgeable and experienced team, the Stock Exchange Hotel is committed to curating unique experiences and quality service in an exquisite setting.
Offer: 10% off food only in The Bull & Bear from Monday-Friday (Friday lunch time only). Please contact Hello@thebullandbearmcr.com and quote the Delegate Welcome discount.
Terms & conditions: Monday-Friday (Friday lunch time only).
About: Welcome to Manchester! Save 10% on food and drinks at Three Little Words. A stunning cocktail bar in the heart of Manchester, serving exquisite cocktails and delicious small plates under beautifully renovated, Grade-II* listed railway arches. Our bar and lounge can perfectly hold up to 150 people for private hire, and we have a variety of different spaces for groups of all sizes. We offer a stunning cocktail menu and beautiful seasonal plates, which can be served buffet, canapé, or in a wave menu style. Our food and drinks packages are ideal for functions and special events, and our reservations team can help you plan something bespoke for your party. We can also host guided distillery tours and gin tastings in The Spirit of Manchester Distillery which adjoins our bar to really enjoy the Manchester spirit!
Offer: Save 10% on food and drinks at Three Little Words. Please quote MarketingMCR10 at the time of booking. Discount applies to pre-booked parties only. For small parties, you can book online at threelittlewordsmcr.co.uk/book-a-table. Please enter MarketingMCR10 in the booking notes. For larger, more bespoke bookings, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and a member of our team will be happy to help.
Terms & conditions: Available Monday-Friday, subject to availability. Parties of 10 or more may be subject to a minimum spend. Discount not valid in December.
About: Pastan was founded in 2020 by Dean and Jérôme with one mission in mind: to make uncompromisingly delicious plant-based pasta. We're purveyors of plant-based joy, belieiving that you don't have to miss out on enjoyment or flavour when you eat food that resepcts the plant. We're proudly independent and serve a range of handmade pasta dishes and delicacies; all made from the finest ingredients.
Offer: You recieve free mini biscoff doughnuts (2pp) with the purchese of any main pasta dish at Pastan Manchester! Please book here: https://pastan.co.uk/pages/pastan-manchester and quote 'MM' in the 'Reservation Notes'.
Terms & conditions: People must quote MM when ordering. Offer only valid whilst the conference is on. 2 doughnuts per person, *valid with the purchase of one main meal/pasta dish. Offer valid Monday-Sunday for both lunch and dinner.
About: Situated just off Oxford Road, Zouk is one of Manchester’s most vibrant restaurants. The University of Manchester, Manchester Central and the Palace Theatre are all nearby. Zouk is licensed and features a theatre style kitchen and award-winning Indian food. Join us for brunch, lunch or dinner and dig into our exquisite menu of curries, steaks, fabulous grilled dishes and desserts. We even offer an Indian Sunday roast with a twist and a wide selection of cocktails and mocktails. The restaurant benefits from a mezzanine floor for private functions and a heated outdoor terrace that serves food, drink and shisha.
Offer: 20% off food and drink when booked in advance. Book here: Booking - Zouk Tea Bar & Grill
Terms and conditions: Subject to availability. Must be booked in advance quoting ‘Delegate Welcome Offer’ in the ‘Reservation Notes’ or when booking over the phone. Must show delegate badge / proof of delegacy upon arrival.
Offer: 20% discount on food and beverage in Store Street Exchange restaurant.
Terms and conditions: Delegates will need to provide proof of conference attendance to validate offers. Only valid when conferences are running. Free hot drink will only be granted at one per delegate.
About: Quality branded award winning transport, on time every time. From a chauffeur driven car to a multi vehicle conference event.
Offer: 10% off quoting MM10 via 0161 947 9477 or www.bellevue-mcr.com
Terms & conditions: Subject to fleet availability. Valid until 31 May 2022.
About: Executive transport tailored to your needs from large scale corporate events to exclusive delegate conferences.
Offer: 10% off by quoting MANCHESTER10 via 01706 622515 or www.atlantic-coach.co.uk
Terms & conditions: Subject to fleet availability. image of / the physical pass needs to be presented in order to book with the discount.
About: A small independent stocking heritage and outdoor brands from across the globe including New Balance, Snow Peak, And Wander, Carhartt, and all-around good gear!
Offer: 15% off full-price items just by showing your conference pass.
Terms & conditions: In-store purchases only valid during the dates of your conference.
Offer: Join us in Molton Brown Manchester for a complimentary Hand & Arm massage with a glass of fizz, produced by English wine maker Chape lDown. Fragrance consultations will assist you in discovering our iconic collections for the perfect gift/treat for yourself.
Attendees will receive and goody bag (worth £10) when they join our rewards club on the day.
For groups, these services can be provided with a closed-door environment, accommodating up to 25 attendees. Pamper packages also available to purchase with pre-loaded gift cards in addition to the aforementioned complimentary services.
Call 0161 819 5058 to reserve your place or email email@example.com as tickets are limited. T&Cs apply; ask in-store for more details.
Terms and conditions: Limited to 2 per person, subject to availability, attendees must be over 18 years old to receive an alcoholic drinks. Goody bag until stocks last, All offers not in conjunction with any other offer
About: Have fun seeing Manchester in a totally different way! Solve satisfying clues and follow beautiful maps on this interactive treasure hunt. Take a carefully designed route around Manchester. You'll see the flamboyant Canal Street, the grand Central Library, Castlefield's tranquil canals and the shiny modern Spinningfields. Spot things other people don't notice like what's buried beneath Alan Turing's bench. Hear interesting stories like how a feisty Cuban widow decided to spend her wealth. Rated 5 star on TripAdvisor.
Offer: Use promocode MANC-WELCOME-20 when booking online to get 20% off Treasure Hunt Manchester.
Terms & conditions: Offer applies to 'The Grand Adventure' game. Valid until January 1st 2024.
About: The Fusilier Museum tells the fascinating story of The Lancashire Fusiliers from 1688 to 1968, when they became part of The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers. The museum also continues the story for the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers up to the present day through a series of exhibitions both permanent and temporary and a varied programme of events.
Offer: The offer is £1 off full-priced tickets.
Terms & conditions: Visitors will need to produce a conference delegate badge/ pass to redeem the offer. Cannot be redeemed with any other offer. Valid until 31st December 2022.
About: From touchdown at Manchester Airport, Wiseguides can meet any delegate party, 1 - 200 persons, for orientation tours, transportation management, and delivery to hotels throughout the city region and beyond.
Multilingual guiding, all transportation, and an indispensable introduction to your host city, ending with VIP check-in at your hotel - the original modern service for international conference delegates.
Offer: 10% discount will be applied all delegate advance bookings made 7 or more days prior to any 2023 conference event in Greater Manchester. Just mention "MCR10" when making contact.
About: The Most Immersive Tour Experience in Premier League Football.
Using the latest technology, dreams come true as you sit and interact with Pep Guardiola in the press room. Feel totally immersed in the City Story via our 360-degree cinema experience and be wowed by the stunning audio-visual experience in the Home Team changing room. You can even combine a tour of the Etihad Stadium with a trip around the state-of-the-art City Football Academy. There is a surprise at every turn!
Offer: 20% discount on The Manchester City Stadium Tour and The Manchester City Stadium & City Football Academy Tour.
Promo Code: DELEGATE-WELCOME-23
Book here: https://www.mancity.com/tours
Terms and Conditions: Offer not available on Saturdays. Valid until 31st December 2023.
About: Amaranth is an independent health and organic beauty boutique with treatment rooms, based in the beautiful Royal Exchange Arcade in the heart of the City Centre. Our specialist team are here to support your health and wellbeing with the highest quality advice, luxury products and treatments. Our treatments including Dr Hauschka organic facials, aromatherapy, Swedish massage and reflexology, along with nutritional therapy, food intolerance testing. In our boutique you will find a whole range of luxury organic products from brands such as NEOM Organics, Evolve Beauty, Wild Nutrition, Viridian and Inika Organics.
Offer: 15% off a massage, reflexology or facial of 1 hour or longer. 10% off nutritional natural health supplements, beauty and wellbeing products. Please quote Marketing Manchester when booking your treatment or instore when making purchases. To book please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0161 518 1334.
Terms & conditions: This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion. Product discount can be applied to nutritional supplements, beauty products and home fragrance. The offer excludes food products and snack bars. A deposit is required at the time of booking treatments, this will be refunded if the appointment is cancelled more than 24 hours in advance. Treatments are subject to availability and we advise booking early to avoid disappointment. The offer can be withdrawn at any time but you would be advised on booking if for any reason the offer no longer applies
About: Breakout is a live escape room game located in the centre of Manchester. You are locked in a room with your chosen team for an hour and have to solve a series of puzzles, riddles and tasks to escape. You will have to search high and low for clues and work together to be in with a chance of breaking out. 60 minutes might sound like a lot of time, but it will fly by as we test your puzzle-solving, lateral thinking and team-working skills. There are no physical activities or challenges involved in the game, it is purely a mental challenge.
Offer: £5 off per person when booked online using the code 'delegatediscount'.
Terms & conditions: Full terms and conditions at breakoutmanchester.com/terms-and-conditions
About: Delegates can get 10% off a Manchester Wine Tour. This is an excellent way to get to know Manchester and its wonderful hospitality scene. Guests enjoy a 3–4-hour stroll around the city visiting four different bars to enjoy six small glasses of wine and matched snacks. Your tour guide is Manchester food and drink writer and wine educator Kelly Bishop whose unstuffy style ensures this is a relaxing and fun event whatever your level of wine knowledge.
Offer: Delegates can get 10% off a Manchester Wine Tour.
Terms & conditions: Tours must be booked in advance via manchesterwinetours.com using the code MCRDELEGATE when booking. No refunds are available, but you can reschedule for a different tour with up to 48 hours’ notice. The offer is valid until the end of 2024.