Manchester City Travel and Tourism, England. Information Tourism. Manchester is one of the best cities in the UK to enjoy a short break. From first-rate shopping and world-class sports to fascinating museums and wonderful nightlife, it's easy to see why the city has such a buzz about it! Salford Quays itself has been rejuvenated into a cultural centre with the Imperial War Museum and The Lowry drawing much attention from tourists making our Holiday Inn Express hotel in Manchester Salford Quays a great choice for your next break. If you are in town for business or an event the G-Mex Exhibition Centre is 3 miles from our Salford hotel while the Manchester Arena is just 2 miles. The MediaCityUk development which houses the BBC, ITV, University of Salford and popular soap Coronation Street is also situated in Salford is less than a mile from our hotel. If you have retail therapy in mind our Salford Quays hotel is close to Manchester's city centre and the famous shopping hotspot of the Trafford Centre. For family fun there is plenty to occupy youngsters from Legoland Discovery Centre which has loads of rides and attractions in the Trafford Centre. This is situated right next door to the amazing underwater world of the UK's newest Aquarium Manchester Sea-Life Centre. Tickets for both Legoland Discovery Centre and the Sea-Life Centre can be purchased from our hotel reception for a discounted price! Directly opposite in Trafford Quays Leisure Village is the Chill Factore the UK's premier snowsports centre with indoor skiing and much more! All of these attractions are close to our hotel. If you are in the city for business or pleasure, make our Manchester Holiday Inn Express hotel your first choice for hotel rooms that offer quality and convenience.