Europe’s largest - Manchester Arena
Manchester Arena, Europe's largest indoor arena, plays host to some of the North's biggest entertainment acts. The venue is often referred to as MEN Arena or its former name, Phones 4 u Arena, and always offers a full programme of events each year. Come and stay at our hotel, with direct transport links to the arena and enjoy a night out at one of the best event venues in the country.
Visit for music, sport and moreLocated in the ‘Capital of the North's’ city centre, with a seating capacity of 21,000, an event at the spectacular Manchester Arena is reason alone for a visit. The venue and its impressive scale have lured in many top artists and sporting professionals over the years. As the MEN Arena, the venue staged some of the world’s biggest stars including U2, The Rolling Stones, Pavarotti and Madonna. The arena's packed events calendar also includes live TV shows, comedians and musicals, as well as one-off professional sporting events, including boxing, wrestling and ice-skating. Around a million people visit the arena each year, so you can expect the atmosphere to be absolutely pumping on your next visit.
Hotels near Manchester ArenaWhen looking for hotels near the Manchester Arena, the Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester Airport makes the perfect choice. There is a fast airport train that goes right into the centre at regular intervals, or you can take the local trains and trams to make your way downtown. When getting off at Victoria Station, you will be right next door to the venue. You can also drive the eight miles into the city, which will only take you 20 minutes, or take the bus. If you are wondering about the best way for you to get to the arena on a specific day, then ask the reception staff at the hotel and they will be happy to help.
It also doesn't matter if your event finishes late or your flight departs early when staying with us. The hotel makes life easy for you. Early birds can take advantage of the Grab and Run breakfast and the hotel's Passe Partout Bar stays open late for hungry night owls.