There are plenty of coffee shops and hotels to work from in Manchester. But, before you end up with your laptop in a café mega-chains, on a sticky table and running out of battery because there are no power plugs, we have some recommendations for you. Head to one of the following free workspaces in Manchester, get your laptop out and enjoy some productive hours with a cuppa!

If you are looking for a workspace in other locations, head over to our workspace search and choose from more than 200 free and unique workspaces in the UK.

  1. Grand Pacific
  2. TAKK
  3. Holiday Inn Manchester City Centre
  4. The Foundation Coffee House
  5. Glasshouse Crowne Plaza
  6. Ezra & Gil
  7. Clayton Hotel Manchester Airport
  8. Pot Kettle Black
  9. Holiday Inn Warrington
  10. Holiday Inn Haydock

Grand Pacific

Opulent interior and a menu full of joy for your tastebuds make the Grand Pacific in Manchester a must go. Othership premium members get a free hot drink, and we are sure you will also indulge in one of the many dishes from around the world.

Wi-Fi and power plugs guaranteed and it is located in the Central Retail District of Manchester.

Opening hours: Monday – Sunday 12 to 5 p.m.

Location: Central Retail District

Special offers: Othership premium members get one free hot drink

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TAKK

Artisan coffee and Nordic-inspired atmosphere make TAKK a special address in the city centre. The coffee shop in Manchester was created out of love to Scandinavian countries and coffee from El Salvador. TAKK is an independent coffee company and a welcoming space to work, meet, talk, and collaborate. There are power plugs, Wi-Fi and dogs are welcome too! TAKK has three outlets in Manchester: Tariff Street, Hatch and Oxford Road.

Opening hours: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., some outlets open on weekends

Location: 6 Tariff Street

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Holiday Inn Manchester City Centre

We bet you didn’t think of this one: Hotels are the perfect workspace during the day because nobody else is using the space at that time. This Holiday Inn Manchester City Centre is close to Manchester Piccadilly train station and offers a large open plan lobby to work from.

Opening hours: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Manchester Piccadilly

Special offers: Othership premium members get one free hot drink, 10% off extra food & drinks + offers for unlimited tea & coffee and lunch

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The Foundation Coffee House

We have another independent coffee shop for you that you’ll find in three locations in Manchester: The Foundation Coffee House in the Northern Quarter, Portland Street and Whitworth Street. There’s coffee, cakes, cocktails and a space for you and your laptop. Besides, their shop has all the gear for your perfect coffee experience at home, from French press to coffee beans.

Opening hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., some outlets open longer and on weekends

Location: Portland Street, Lever Street, Whitworth Street

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Glasshouse Crowne Plaza

How about a stylish hotel in Manchester’s buzzing Northern Quarter? The Glasshouse Crowne Plaza is only a 5-minute walk from Victoria Station and offers a comfortable free workspace. Filtered water is available throughout the day and Othership premium members enjoy special offers for lunch and unlimited hot drinks.

Opening hours: 24/7

Location: Northern Quarter

Special offers: Othership premium members get one free hot drink + offers for unlimited tea & coffee and lunch

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Ezra & Gil

Right in the heart of the city and close to other previously mentioned coffee shops in Manchester is Ezra & Gil. The name is inspired by the Hebrew language with “Ezra” meaning “help” and “Gil” meaning “joy” or “happiness”. Sounds promising for a coffee shop.! Since 2015, it is in a former clothing showroom and follows the industrial style throughout. It is a bright open space and visitors mention great coffee and cakes. However, they also mention that the acoustics in the room can make it a bit noisy at times.

Opening hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Location: Hilton Street

Clayton Hotel Manchester Airport

Why not get some work done before going on that business trip? The Clayton Hotel Manchester Airport offers the perfect free workspaces for all those digital nomads. Get that report done and reply to some emails before your flight takes off!

Opening hours: Monday – Sunday 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Location: Manchester Airport

Special offers: Othership premium members get one free hot drink + offers for unlimited tea & coffee

Clayton Hotel Manchester Airport free hot desks in Manchester

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Pot Kettle Black

In the Deansgate area of Manchester is another coffee shop that comes highly recommended: Pot Kettle Black. It is in a beautiful setting at Barton Arcade with a large window front. Visitors emphasize the homely atmosphere and the good coffee which is inspired by the coffee culture from Australia and New Zealand.

Opening hours: Monday – Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Deansgate

Google Reviews about Pot Kettle Black coffeeshop in Manchester

Holiday Inn Warrington

We leave the city centre and the best coffee shops in Manchester behind and look at the nearby town of Warrington. If you are looking for a free workspace there, the Holiday Inn Warrington is your place. It is a modern and relaxed atmosphere with coffee, tea and lunch offers for premium members. For those important client meetings, you can book a separate meeting room too.

Opening hours: 24/7

Location: Warrington

Special offers: Othership premium members get one free hot drink, 10% off extra food & drinks + offers for unlimited tea & coffee and lunch

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Holiday Inn Haydock

If you are looking for a free workspace outside the city and with good connections to Liverpool and Manchester, we recommend the Holiday Inn Haydock.

It also is the perfect location for client meetings and events with a choice of 11 meeting rooms of varying sizes. Plus, there’s a fitness centre for an after-work workout.

Opening hours: 24/7

Location: Haydock

Special offers: Othership premium members get one free hot drink, 10% off extra food & drinks + offers for unlimited tea & coffee and lunch

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