The Palace is one of Manchester’s premier theatres, showing many of the most exciting performances that come to the city. Located on Oxford Road, one of the best-known in the centre, the Palace Theatre opened its doors in 1891 with a ballet production of Cleopatra. Some of the most famous faces to have performed at the Palace include Charlie Chaplin, Harry Lauder, and Marie Lloyd. Whether you’re visiting Manchester for one night or a little longer, be sure to check out the Palace programme and plan a memorable afternoon or night out. And to make your stay even more enjoyable, book a central Manchester hotel nearby and don’t worry about travelling far after the curtains come down.
ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street
200 metres away from the theatre
Close to Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Oxford Road, and with private indoor parking, the ibis Princess Street is conveniently located for every show-goer. The early check-in, available from 9am, gives you a chance to explore the historic and exciting city centre before your show.
After spending the day on your feet, you can relax with the flat-screen TV, high-speed Wi-Fi and tea and coffee making facilities in every room. With innovative Sweet Beds in all double and twin rooms, a quick nap before the theatre will be extra tempting, too.
If you’re feeling peckish before or after the show, you can take advantage of the on-site Fogg’s café and bar or the 24-hour room service. With an internationally inspired menu and a range of coffees and cocktails available, there’s sure to be something to compliment everyone’s theatre experience.
Novotel Manchester Centre
220 metres away from the theatre
Just around the corner from the Palace Theatre, the Novotel Manchester Centre is the perfect choice for a relaxing theatre trip.
Before your show, you can take advantage of on-site extras, including a dedicated kids’ corner and the fitness and well-being centre that features a sauna and hammam facilities. The menu at the Exchange Food and Drink Lounge is inspired by regional cuisine, with a bar stocked with top-shelf wines, beers and cocktails that make it the perfect place for a bite before your show.
Afterwards, you can explore Manchester’s bright and buzzing Gay Village, just down the road, or relax in your room. With satellite TV and high-speed WIFI in all the spacious and modern rooms, as well as 24-hour room service, your comfort is guaranteed.
ibis Manchester Centre 96 Portland Street
250 metres away from the theatre
Perfectly blending comfort and convenience in the centre of Manchester, the ibis on Portland Street is an excellent choice for a carefree night’s sleep after a great show at the Palace Theatre.
Drop off your bags from 9am with early check-in, and take the opportunity to explore the thriving city centre. With satellite TV, drink making facilities, and complimentary Wi-Fi in every room, you’ll be happy to relax inside if you get caught out by Manchester’s famous weather.
After your show, pull up a vintage leather armchair in the trendy, industrially-decorated Chill #96 Bar. With innovative Sweet Beds in every room, and late check-out available up to 5pm, you have the option of a lie-in if the night before turns into a late one.