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    The Principal Manchester

    Oxford Street, Manchester M6O 7HA, England
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    Reviewed yesterday

    Stayed in a superior room on a very reasonable two night Monday- Wednesday stay in August 2017. Large hotel, great location, and the building is really stunning, well worth getting lost in the confusing corridors to see the different wings, with original tiling, wrought ironwork,...More

    Thank Sarah D
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    We stayed here for one night. Great location within walking distance of everything you need. Ncp car park very close. Very good customer service and lovely room. Would visit again. Cannot comment on meals as stayed room only

    Thank holidaymad47
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Stayed August 2017 for one night. Came to see England play South Africa Cricket. Pro's: Easy access to public transport, Centre location, Lovely Hotel, Clean / Tidy. Very Helpful staff. Con's: Small rooms, no ventilation, small bathroom, extremely expensive food, Breakfast/ Dinner/ Snacks.

    1  Thank Bob_S_York
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Absolutely brilliant hotel, the holy grail for all class hotels is to keep your customers inside to enjoy the facilities. By abundance they've nailed it, reception brilliant and then the room also brilliant. That's the start of it and then you go into the bar...More

    Thank Peter R
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Stayed for one night midweek as two adult travellers. Truly don't have a bad thing to say about this hotel. The check in was simple quick and easy. The main foyer is just awesome and the then to the rooms, upgraded the room which was...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Breakfast Available
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Price range
    • US$118 - US$399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #13 Luxury Hotel in Manchester
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 275
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    • Palace Hotel Manchester ,
    • The Principal Manchester
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    khalidhassanama
    12 August 2017|
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    Response from TMo98 | Property representative |
    There is a 24 hour gym. No mini bars but all bedrooms have a fridge with complimentary water & fresh milk.
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    khalidhassanama
    12 August 2017|
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    Response from Linda D | Reviewed this property |
    I yes there is a gym. Can't remember if there is a mini bar
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    Yvonne M
    6 August 2017|
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    Response from steve_suv | Reviewed this property |
    We had room 331 which was two levels and had separate bath and shower. Great room and fantastic hotel
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    "No problems with noise on 4th floor, overlooking back of hotel"
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    "Best to check them out first. For the money, I should have done!"
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    "don't get a room at the back - they are next to the rail lines"
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    "Aim for a high room!"
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