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You can get married at Manchester’s most notorious hotel for less than £1,000

A cheap wedding, for sure...

Daisy Jackson Daisy Jackson - 5th January 2024

Sachas Hotel in Manchester, part of the Britannia group, has a bit of a reputation.

It ranks 125th of 126 hotels in the city on TripAdvisor (The Merchants on Back Piccadilly ranks worst if you were wondering), averaging out at 2.0 out of five.

Reviewers have described it as ‘horrible’, ‘absolutely awful’, and even ‘hell’, with frequent complaints about rooms that are boiling hot.

And the one time one of our staff members stayed there, all he had to say was: “Not great to be fair… when I got there someone was getting f**gered in the foyer.”

So yeah – the Stock Exchange Hotel, this ain’t.


But when you look at Sachas in Manchester on paper, it’s got a lot going for it.

There’s an art deco interior complete with a big chandelier, it’s in a prime location right on the edge of the Northern Quarter and Market Street, and it’s one of the city’s most affordable hotel options.


There’s also the option to host your wedding here, and that’s a bit of a bargain too.

Sacha's Hotel in Manchester, where you can get married for less than £1,000. Credit:
Sacha’s Hotel in Manchester, where you can get married for less than £1,000. (Credit:

In what might be one of the best-value wedding packages in the city, Sachas Manchester will throw you a full do, complete with a three-course dinner for your guests, a bucks fizz reception, and an evening buffet – for less than a grand.

The infamous hotel’s silver package comes in at £999 and also includes things like your table linens, cake stand and cutting knife, a private lounge bar for cocktail hour, and a red carpet welcome.


Your wedding reception can take over the Washington Suite, with the option to have a civil ceremony here too.

Not fancy enough?

Can we tempt you with Sachas in Manchester’s £1499 GOLD package, which also gets you a stay in the ‘gorgeous bridal suite’, a full English the next morning, extra space for guests, tea, coffee, a stage, and a complimentary balloon arrangement?

Because nothing screams ‘just married’ like a complimentary balloon arrangement.

STILL not posh enough? Let’s dive into the £2500 Platinum Package, shall we?


Now you’re in the Lincoln and Madison reception street, with an extra function bar, a changing room, chair covers (sashes are an extra 50p per chair), a bottle of prosecco for the happy couple, and the hire of the ceremony space.

The standard wedding space can accommodate 50 to 250 guests, but you can spill out into an extra room and fit up to 550 guests in.

So if you’re newly engaged and looking for a wedding venue in Manchester, maybe Sachas is the one?

Just watch out for the f**gering guests in the foyer on your way out…

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