Want to head to an event at AO Arena soon? We are here to make your trip even better with our list of the top overnight stays in the city. Plus, we show you how to secure VIP tickets for upcoming music, culture and sport events.

Last updated: 30/04/2024 at 16:21 pm

AO Arena Manchester has a jam-packed line-up of events set to take place in 2023 and 2024, including incredible concerts and stand-up comedy shows.

If you are hoping to head to an event at Manchester Arena soon, make it an extra-special occasion and guarantee comfort and star treatment by checking out our picks of the top four luxury hotels in the city.

Keep reading to discover our recommendations, as well as how you can take your night to the next level with VIP tickets to upcoming AO Arena events.

Stock Exchange Hotel

Want to take your trip to Manchester to new heights? A stay in the five-star Stock Exchange Hotel is ideal for you.

Starting at £200 a night, you will enjoy a luxurious stay with welcoming staff on hand, modern and chic décor. Enjoy to the hotel’s restaurant, 'Vault' bar with live music, and beautiful shared lounge.

Perfect for a night of romance with your other half or for a special occasion, this hotel oozes premium appeal just a fourteen minute walk from AO Arena.

Hotel Brooklyn

Enjoy a stay in the heart of Manchester at  the stylish Hotel Brooklyn and benefit from easy access to the city's sights including The Palace Theatre, Albert Square and the Manchester Central Library.

An overnight stay at this four-star hotel includes well decorated air conditioned rooms and inclusive amenities, as well as a buffet or full English breakfast, and access to the hotel's restaurant serving delicious American, British and International cuisine.

Hotel Brooklyn is just a 16-minute walk from AO Arena, making it an ideal location for ease of access to the venue and the city.

Dakota Manchester

If you are travelling into Manchester for an event at AO Arena, you can enjoy luxury and ease of access to transport connections with a stay at Dakota Manchester.

The hotel is located just a 3-minute walk from Piccadilly train station and a 17-minute walk from AO Arena, and offers guests a stylish, romantic and comfortable overnight stay.

While staying at Dakota Manchester, you will also benefit from access to the stunning 'The Grill' restaurant where you can dine on a sophisticated menu featuring seasonal ingredients and a brasserie-style service while taking in the waterside views.

If you would like to continue your evening, you can head to The Champagne Room to enjoy a host of stylish cocktails and a comprehensive wine list, or take a short walk to Market Street and the Spinningfields.

The Edwardian Manchester, A Radisson Collection Hotel

If you are looking for a luxury stay in Manchester that is just a 14-minute walk to AO Arena, then the Winner of the Leading Hotel of the Year Award (2019), has to be on your list!

The Edwardian Manchester is located in the city's Free Trade Hall and includes facilities such as a health spa, restaurant and bar.

Head to your luxury room to enjoy down pillows, Italian marble bathrooms and a city view before heading down to the Peter Street Kitchen (and Winner of the Best Luxury Restaurant Award 2019), to dine on contemporary Japanese and Mexican small plates.

If you would like to enjoy the city, you can also enjoy a short stroll to local sights including the Manchester Art Gallery, Central Library and Deansgate.

How to get tickets to upcoming AO Manchester Arena events

AO Manchester Arena VIP lounge
Image: AO Manchester Arena VIP lounge

Now that you have decided on your luxury overnight stay, ensure that your trip to AO Arena is even more incredible by securing a VIP ticket package for the event of your choice.

With a VIP ticket package you will enjoy premium inclusions such as:

  • Premium padded seating
  • Unrivalled stage views
  • Fast-tracked entrance
  • VIP lounge access
  • Inclusive drinks and exclusive bar access
  • Delicious catering and snack options

Check out available VIP ticket and private box packages at Seat Unique now to guarantee an unforgettable live event experience!

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