Hotel Conference Venues in Manchester

Conference facilities and accommodation make for a winning combination. Check out our list of great hotel conference venues to hire.

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Pendulum Hotel City Centre

The Pendulum Suite is one of our larger spaces, with theatre-style seating for up to 280 delegates, making it an ideal option for large conferences, lectures and presentations.


The Manchester Marriott Victoria and Albert Hotel is a modern and stylish hotel situated in central Manchester. The 1844 room at the Manchester Marriott Victoria and Albert Hotel is a highly flexible and adaptable hotel conference venue. For business meetings and corporate events, the room can accommodate up to 30 in a theatre-style seating format. Situated in Manchester’s vibrant business district, the hotel offers a comprehensive range of business services and equipment.


The air conditioned Barry Room at the Townhouse Hotel Manchester can cater for up to 20 delegates theatre style. The room offers natural daylight whilst overlooking the bustling Manchester streets. The room is equipped with Plasma screen, flipchart, conference pads & pens, mineral water & sweets and of course complimentary Wi-Fi.


Originally a Victorian school house, the Great John Street is a charming hotel with a variety of thoughtfully decorated meeting and function rooms. These characterful function rooms are located on the hotel's ground floor. Individually the rooms can accommodate 14 for a private dinner, 30 for an intimate birthday party, or up to 60 for a special celebration. By hiring the Boys' & Girls' Classroom, party guests also have access to a charming outside breakaway area.


The Free Trade Hall has been at the centre of Manchester's vibrant political, cultural and social scene for 160 years. It has been transformed into an award-winning hotel with a multifarious selection of luxurious spaces for spectacular business meetings, training workshops and networking events. The Walters Suite is named after Edward Walters, who designed the Free Trade Hall's iconic façade and structure. It is a stylish, self-contained suite, equipped with advanced AV technology for the perfect Hotel Conference venue, complimentary wi-fi, floor-to-ceiling windows, LCD projection screens. It is a versatile venue, ideally suited to host business meetings, presentations, seminars, conferences and training workshops. An event technician is available to ensure the successful execution of all presentations and corporate events.


The Palace Hotel is a fabulous Grade II listed building and an iconic landmark in Manchester. Located in the heart of the city opposite Oxford Street and within easy walking distance of Manchester Central. The Palaces are a collection of 7 rooms, each ideal for individual board meetings, trainings or presentations, or they can be hired as a group for a conference with breakout rooms. They have plenty of natural daylight, free wifi throughout, full AV facilities, and attractive decor. Our catering team can provide refreshments from coffees and teas to full-service dinners.

The Lowry Hotel Spinningfields

The Lowry Hotel’s curved glass-fronted façade makes a dramatic backdrop for any event or hotel conference in Manchester. We have a designated Conference & Banqueting floor with 15 flexible spaces. They range from small meeting rooms to our Grand Ballroom. All are fully equipped with the latest audio-visual technology. Our chefs can serve between 10 and 400 guests while an additional private room accommodates up to 20 diners.


The sleek Boardroom boasts a range of advanced technical equipment to aid presentations and seminars. It is suitable to hire for executive meetings for up to 24 people, as well as conferences, lectures, product launches and networking events for up to 50 people. If your meeting coincides with breakfast or lunch, enjoy a culinary selection in both Podium and Cloud 23


Looking for a host for your team's away day? Look no further! Sowden has been created to spark creativity, and equipped with everything you need: From hydration to HD display.


With theatre-style seating for 1800, and a sophisticated yet welcoming atmosphere, the Auditorium is unbeatable as a conference space within Manchester. This stand-out venue is centrally located with excellent transport links, and offers superb in-house catering and plenty of spacious, stylish rooms that can be hired in conjunction with the Auditorium.


The Collections Gallery is the largest of our spaces. The gallery showcases a range of temporary and touring exhibitions and is a bright, airy space. The area is ideal for presentations and seminars, and has also been used for business events such as breakfast networking and product launches.


Barony is a flexible space, able to host a variety of meeting, conference and seminar configurations. It is an airy, modern room complete with the latest generation audio-visual technology. The hotel's dedicated and multi-lingual staff can provide comprehensive corporate packages and will ensure all events comply with the hotel's exceptionally high professional standards.

About Hotel Conference Venues


Full of competitively priced hotels, Manchester is sure to have one that will suit your hotel conference. You can step back in time and visit the history of Manchester within one of these many hotels, however no matter their age each hotel conference venue is kitted out with AV and can host numbers from 30-400 delegates. Just sit back and take your pick from some of the best hotel conference venues in the city! Need a few more options? Give one of our venue experts a call.

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