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The Principal Manchester

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15/05/2017 16/05/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went there this morning with my wife, sister, niece and brother in law. Didn't bode well when they told us they didn't do tables for five. Like what? Why not do a table for six and leave a place empty or a table for four and add a place? Bizarre. Anyway we then attempted to order a vegetarian breakfast,...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Positives first. Very lovely, grand building. Nice looking room, comfortable bed with nice linens, great tuck box with snacks etc. and a powerful shower. Debated what score to give because of a few issues with room layout which was badly thought out. TV is at the side of the room so difficult viewing from the bed. A full length mirror...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I stayed last night and my friend and I tried to go to the bar at around midnight. The bouncer refused us entry pushed us in the lift and smashed my friends phone. Lovely building but such and aggressive and scary stay

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I was booked into this accommodation by my office. Night of 27 April. I hadn't enquired and had no idea what to expect. The answer: perfection. The best thing was the lovely breakfast waitress. I am cross with myself I did not ask her name to commend her to management. Possibly Eastern European mid brown hair in double plaits Swiss...

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our first stay at the principal was just lovely. My mother informed staff it was my birthday on the Monday and staff said they would try and do something g special, they did not disappoint. When we entered the room we were greeted by delicious orange cake and a bottle of Italian Prosecco. The staff were polite and helpful, nothing...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My partner and I stayed for one night in a deluxe double it was fantastic. The staff here are very professional and always happy to help! The rooms are spotless and excellently furnished with great amenities, the bathrobes in the room are to die for so comfy I just wanted to stay in it for the two days. I will...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I have stayed in many hotels in Manchester and this place is great. Was there for 6days as a single traveller. I want to individually thank monty. She was a smiling light at breakfast that made you feel really great for the day ahead. Service she gave and how she was in a busy morning breakfast session was truly great....

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Ocean County, NJ
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Recently stayed with my GF at The Principal Hotel in Manchester, UK, which is located on Oxford Street and adjacent to the Palace Theatre. This hotel is centrally located in City of Manchester and is within walking distance of the Market Place, the bus station, the train station, and the local trams. As the purpose of our stay was to...

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Hurstpierpoint, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed for one night in a deluxe double - lovely room, tastefully furnished and very comfortable. Nice touches such as the tuck box, fridge with fresh milk, comfy bathrobe and elemis toiletries. Had a great nights sleep and the breakfast was amazing with friendly service. I followed up a couple of minor maintenance issues via hotel feedback and received a...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

My first time in Manchester and booked here for a conference the next day absolutely amazing entrance/reception very friendly staff. My room is amazing I have twin large beds although asked for double but not an issue as it is so nice and all the freebies you get water milk and snack very good. Had dinner on my own in...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Principal Manchester

Address: Oxford Street, Manchester M6O 7HA, England (Formerly The Palace Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Greater Manchester > Manchester
Price Range: $153 - $493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Principal Manchester 4*
Number of rooms: 275
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Also Known As:
Palace Hotel Manchester
Hotel Style:
#13 Luxury Hotel in Manchester
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