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    The Principal Manchester

    Oxford Street, Manchester M6O 7HA, England
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          US$140
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          Overview
          • Excellent62%
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          • Average9%
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          Free Wifi
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          Reviewed yesterday

          The Principal in Manchester, UK, is one of the best hotels I've come across in recent years. Great location, great building, to start with. The bar, The Refuge, has an excellent selection of interesting cheeses and cold cuts, plus home made breads and cakes. Free...More

          Thank Magdalena R
          Response from Peter K, General Manager at The Principal ManchesterResponded today

          Dear Magdalena R I was thrilled to read this fantastic feedback from you. Feedback such as yours goes to reinforce our belief that we are getting things right and that the focus we place on guest experience is paying off. I am absolutely delighted that...More

          Reviewed 2 days ago

          We attended a charity Ball at The Principal hotel.The function room, food and service were fantastic. It provided a wow as we entered the room. We booked a room for the night and we were not dissapointed by the room. The hotel has kept all...More

          Thank Nichola55
          Response from Peter K, General Manager at The Principal ManchesterResponded today

          Dear Nichola55 Thank you for such a wonderful review! Your comments have blown me away and I will be sharing your feedback with the whole team, who will also be thrilled. Your recommendation means such a lot and I hope you come to stay with...More

          Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

          Stayed here with my husband and 2 sons aged 7 and 15. The hotel itself is very big on arrival I wasn't blown away but it is done out tastefully. Il start with the good .. Check in fine paid for upgraded room. Room large...More

          Thank Ktyorkuk
          Response from Peter K, General Manager at The Principal ManchesterResponded today

          Dear Ktyorkuk Thank you for sharing your comments about your recent stay with us. I am pleased to hear that there were some positives to your stay such as check in, the waiter service in the restaurant and the size of your room. However, I...More

          Reviewed 3 days ago

          We stayed here for our 20th wedding anniversary and it was wonderful! Every single staff member we came across were professional and friendly. Especially Umberto in the bar who was wonderful! The rooms are beautiful. I will definitely visit again!More

          Thank LittlePea78
          Response from Peter K, General Manager at The Principal ManchesterResponded yesterday

          Dear LittlePea78 Thank you for choosing to celebrate your 20th wedding anniversary with us here at The Principal. I'm delighted we were able to provide you with an enjoyable stay and I will also pass your very kind comments on to Umberto. I hope to...More

          Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

          Visited this amazing hotel Sunday 18th June for Take That concert, we arrived at the hotel early which was'nt a problem, receptionist checked us in, got a cold bottle of water to take to our room. Stayed in room 406, twin room which was very...More

          Thank paigeysue
          Response from Peter K, General Manager at The Principal ManchesterResponded yesterday

          Dear paigeysue I was so pleased to read your comments about your recent stay with us. I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your Sunday lunch prior to attending the concert and I'll ensure I tell Chef that he does "awesome" Yorkshire Puddings. Thank you for...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Room Service
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Room Service
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Banquet Room
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Conference Facilities
          • Breakfast Available
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$113 - US$339 (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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          • Manchester
          • Also Known As
          • Palace Hotel Manchester ,
          • The Principal Manchester
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          duncan d
          can you access the refuge restaurant/bar directly through the hotel or do you need to go on the street?
          14 May 2017|
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          Response from NikP59 | Reviewed this property |
          Yes the restaurant and bar are very much part of the hotel and you have direct access We loved it, quite loud music so bear this in mind if that's not your thing. Modern sharing menu, great cocktails and range of spirits in... More
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          kelwath
          Hi I am staying with you in a couple of weeks time. Is there a car park on site/nearby please? Thanks Kelly.
          11 May 2017|
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          Response from Jojo1998pollyjo1974 | Reviewed this property |
          Hi yes there's a ncp car park which charges you £18 for 24 hrs or more (this is the discounted rate)
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          bugariepy
          air conditioning and elevator,room w 2 beds available 10 aug-15 aug 17 ?
          22 April 2017|
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          Response from NikP59 | Reviewed this property |
          Yes there are lifts, and rooms with twin beds or rooms with two double beds if you look at rooms available on the website. When we stayed I wasn't aware of air con as it was March but I think there might be you would need to... More
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          "Away from the main street, I suppose."
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          "Room 280 would deffiantly recomend."
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          "First floor is perfect."
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          "Ask for quiet and/or air con rooms."
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