The following are all less than a 7 minute walk from the centre:
Hilton Manchester Deansgate
303 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4LQ
Tel: +44 161 870 1600
Jurys Inn Manchester
56 Great Bridgewater St, Manchester M1 5LE
Tel: +44 161 953 8888
Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester
Free Trade Hall, Peter St, Manchester M2 5GP
Tel: +44 161 835 9929
16 Peter St, Manchester M60 2DS
Tel: +44 161 236 3333
Premier Inn Manchester Central Hotel
7-11 Lower Mosley St, Manchester M2 3DW
Tel: 0871 527 8742
There are both male and female changing rooms available, which are fully equipped with lockers and showers (towels can be rented from reception for £1). Restrooms are found directly behind reception.
Please note that all props are provided in the studios unless you would feel more comfortable bringing in your own. It is recommended to bring a notebook and pen to take notes as well as any water and snacks (drinks available for sale at reception).
Some suggestions along Deansgate(5 – 7 minute walk max) include:
Per Tutti Café, Bar & Grill (directly opposite Hilton)
Evuna (Spanish Tapas Bar)
Grindsmith (Coffee house)
Café 0161 (Deli & Smoothie bar – only open weekdays)
Katsouris (Greek style Deli / Cafe)
There is also a Sainsburys along the main road, just make a right when you come out of the centre.