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The Principal Manchester

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Oxford Street, Manchester M6O 7HA England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were unfortunately ill at New Year and unable to celebrate. We arranged a day/night out in Manchester and booked to stay in another hotel and it was shocking. We managed to get a room at Principal and what an absolute treat it was! The...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank sdmilnes
Response from Peter K, General Manager at The Principal ManchesterResponded 3 days ago

Dear seandavidmilnes, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay. I am delighted to read your comments about our building and team. I will be sure to pass on your comments to Pam and Adrian who will be thrilled to...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We attended at function in the basement ballroom. A fantastic space for large parties or conferences. We stayed overnight in a superior room. A modern styled room with high ceilings. Can't really fault the room at all. Fresh milk in fridge not UHT milk! A...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Susiempb
Response from Peter K, General Manager at The Principal ManchesterResponded 3 days ago

Dear susiempb Thank you for your wonderful comments about The Principal hotel. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and how the little extras provided enhanced your experience. I am also delighted that you have highly recommended us. If...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The room was very spacious and very well decorated, and the bathroom was lovely too. We had the breakfast package, and the breakfast was really great. Staff were nice. The whole hotel is just beautiful, and very central. Would love to stay here again.More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank markyv99
Response from Peter K, General Manager at The Principal ManchesterResponded 4 days ago

Dear Markyv99, I was delighted to read your kind review on your recent stay at The Principal Hotel in Manchester. It's always great to know we have met with our guest expectations and I am pleased to know that you have experienced a pleasant stay...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stayed here over Christmas and the room was lovely. The hotel bar area had a really good atmosphere and we had a few drinks in there after our meal in the restaurant. Would recemend hotel and would also stay again

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank helenRochdale
Response from Peter K, General Manager at The Principal ManchesterResponded 4 days ago

Dear helenRochdale, Thank you for taking the time to provide comments about your recent stay. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for such a wonderful recommendation. Warm regards. Peter Kienast General Manager

Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a 5 star hotel and quite rightly so. Everything is fantastic...rooms (we got a good deal £98) are lovely, great staff, fantastic bar and restaurant. I would love to stay again and will keep an eye out for offers.More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank rainbow3614
Response from Peter K, General Manager at The Principal ManchesterResponded 4 days ago

Dear rainbow3614, I very much appreciate your kind feedback regarding your stay at The Principal Manchester and feel extremely honoured and proud to know that we were able to provide you with such a great experience. I will make sure to pass your generous words...More

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Description
The Principal Manchester is a fabulous Grade II listed building initially built for The Refuge Assurance Company in 1895. Many of the 270 loft style bedrooms and suites have original features and all rooms have More modern touches such as smart TVs and free internet access. The Refuge Dining Room and Public Bar is curated by DJs turned restaurateurs Luke Cowdrey and Justin Crawford of the award winning Volta restaurant in West Didsbury. Featuring small plates and large sharing dishes the food is influenced by the global travels of Luke and Justin. The hotel includes 17 meeting and event spaces including the largest hotel ballroom in the northwest of England. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
275
Price range
US$ 115 - US$ 371 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
The Palace Hotel
Also Known As
Palace Hotel Manchester
Location
United Kingdom > England > Greater Manchester > Manchester
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
275
Price range
US$ 115 - US$ 371 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
The Palace Hotel
Also Known As
Palace Hotel Manchester
Location
United Kingdom > England > Greater Manchester > Manchester
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Family and Play Areas (1)
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staceya293
18 November 2018|
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Response from jeffl820 | Reviewed this property |
Open every day of the year
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Elliott O
15 November 2018|
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Response from Anthony G | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest smart casual.
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30 June 2018|
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Response from mdm28200 | Reviewed this property |
My room did not have air conditioning
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Room Tips
"If you want quiet ask for it"
Spring700
2 weeks ago
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"Deluxe Rooms very spacious"
bobjob6
24 Nov 2018
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"The courtyard rooms are quieter - but then again - who needs quietness in Manchester ?"
mberlin2015
22 Nov 2018
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"stay away from the lower ground floor rooms"
n3gooner
21 Nov 2018
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