Car Parking

The Castlefield Hotel has an on site, illuminated, fenced car park for 54 cars.

Hotels with parking in Manchester city centre can often be hard to find. At the Castlefield Hotel, however, there is an on-site car park with fenced parking for 54 cars.

PLEASE NOTE, Between the hours of 5pm and 7pm are the peak hours for the car park. Guests may experience a short wait for spaces to become available. It is recommended to arrive before or after these times. 

Entrance to the car park is located on Potato Wharf which runs along the rear of the hotel directly off of Liverpool Road and is clearly signed. £10.00 overnight per 24 hours, £7.00 for a day parking.

Automatic folding gates allow access to and from the car park.


-drive up to the access gate & take a ticket.

-the gate will open allowing you to enter & find a parking space.

-Exit via the canalside pedestrian gate and make your way up the towpath.Turn right at the end of the canal and make your way up the step. this brings you to the main entrance.

-when checking in present your ticket to reception. On payment this can then be validated for the length of your stay (£10.00 overnight per 24 hours, £7.00 for day parking)

To re -enter the car park you will need your validated (paid for) ticket.

When leaving

-please get your ticket validated at the hotel reception within 15 minutes prior to leaving the car park.

-insert your ticket into the bar code reader by the tow path gate and enter the car park.

-drive your car to the exit gate.

insert your ticket and the folding gates will open allowing you onto Potato Wharf.

The 54 spaces are shared with the Y club-the hotel’s leisure club. Two of the spaces are designated for disabled guests & located close to  the canalside entrance gate which is the shortest route to access the hotel.

An overnight charge of £10.00 each night is charged for use of the car park. On street meter parking is available outside the hotel.

Spaces for conference and meeting delegates are charged at £7.00 per day, (8am-6pm), but are subject to availabilty.

Please contact us at the time of making your reservation if you have any questions about our parking facilities.

Occasionally, at peak times, the car park maybe full on your arrival but there is a fast turnover and you should not be kept waiting for long, so please stay with your car until spaces become available.

Spaces cannot be reserved.