Directions to Thistle Manchester City Centre, The PortlandThistle Hotels

  • To reach Thistle Manchester, The Portland by road…

Leave the M6 motorway at junction 19. At the roundabout take the third exit onto the A556. Continue on the A556, then join the M56 until this becomes the A5103. Keep following signs for Manchester City Centre, then turn right onto the B6469 (Whitworth Street West). When this becomes Whitworth Street you can either park at the Argent car park opposite the train station, or bear left onto Aytoun Street, where you can either turn right into Hope Street  and park at the NCP Grand, or continue to the T-junction and turn right onto Portland Street: the Portland Hotel will be on your right. To programme your sat-nav, please use the postcode M1 6DP

If you’re coming to Thistle Manchester, The Portland by rail…

Thistle Manchester, The Portland is about five minutes’ walk from Manchester Piccadilly station. Follow Piccadilly round to Portland Street: the hotel is on your left. 

From Manchester Airport…

Thistle Manchester, The Portland is 10 miles from Manchester Airport. Take the M602 and follow signs to Central Manchester and then to Piccadilly Gardens.

Car Parking...

We have two recommended car parks. These are:

- The Tariff Street multi-storey car park is located less than 500 meters from the hotel at number 30, Tariff Street, M1 2FJ. On production of stamped car park ticket by hotel reception the charge for 24 hours is £8.00. They also have a special deal for our hotel residents: Park after 5pm and depart before 10:00am for £5.00.

- The Argent car park at 14-16 Whitworth Street M1 3BS. This car park charges £12.00 for 24 hours and is a 5 minute walk to the hotel along London road. This car park is manned 24 hours with security. On production of a car park ticket stamped by hotel reception, the charge per 24 hours is £10.20.

- The Grand NCP car park is located on Chatham Street, just behind the hotel which charges £18.00 over 6 hours to 24 hours and is not manned but is closer to the hotel. On production of a car park ticket stamped by hotel reception, the charge per 24 hours is £15.30.


Tourist Attractions

At Thistle Manchester, The Portland, you have many of Manchester’s most famous landmarks, including the Arndale Centre, virtually on the doorstep. With the hotel right in the city centre, this is a perfect base from which to explore Manchester’s superb shopping and other attractions. And at the end of a packed day, all the comforts of our Manchester hotel will be ready and waiting for you.

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Local Information

Today's Weather

in Manchester °C or °F

27 Aug Wed

Clouds and breaks of sun
Clouds and breaks of sun
High Temperature:
20oC
Low Temperature:
13oC

28 Aug Thu

A little morning rain; clouds breaking
A little morning rain; clouds breaking
High Temperature:
20oC
Low Temperature:
11oC

29 Aug Fri

Clouds and sun with a couple of showers
Clouds and sun with a couple of showers
High Temperature:
19oC
Low Temperature:
12oC

30 Aug Sat

Partly sunny, a shower in the afternoon
Partly sunny, a shower in the afternoon
High Temperature:
18oC
Low Temperature:
11oC

31 Aug Sun

Partly sunny
Partly sunny
High Temperature:
19oC
Low Temperature:
12oC