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The Principal Manchester

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  • Excellent61%
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Upgraded to a deluxe room at the front of the hotel and it was superb with high ceiling, 2 double beds, comfortable pillow, powerful shower, free goodies and beautiful furnishings and decor. Went to bed at midnight and the noise outside on Oxford Street was...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Had a very nice stay at The Principal for a special birthday treat with my husband, we were visiting Manchester to attend a Billy Joel concert at Old Trafford. The hotel is in a very convenient location, about 1 minutes walk from Oxford Road Station...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This hotel is superb!We stayed for little more than a week and all i can say is wow! The location is great with walking distance to the central parts of the city. The staff is very helpful and friendly should you ever need anything:) The...More

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The very recent refurb had created a wonderful quirky fun and aesthetically pleasing hotel space with fabulous event spaces - we were there for a wedding and party afterwards that was stunning. We were very kindly upgraded on arrival where they had arranged an early...More

Thank LouBerwin
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This hotel is in the converted Refuge Assurance building which is now listed. The incorporation of a hotel works, but isn’t that smooth. It’s quite a rambling building and the signage requires a little interpretation - if you are looking for a toilet in the...More

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$133 - $380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#15 Luxury Hotel in Manchester
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$133 - $380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#15 Luxury Hotel in Manchester
Room types
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kazz36
April 2, 2018|
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Response from julues2013 | Reviewed this property |
Fabulous, we are going again in May, lovely hotel :)
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kazz36
March 17, 2018|
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Response from Darren M | Reviewed this property |
The guest room was perfectly adequate. Very spacious and plenty of wardrobe space. I do not usually use a bath, only a shower. On this occasion I did and there was plenty of room. Don't worry ! You will enjoy your stay.
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gibsonjj
December 6, 2017|
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Response from Sam N | Reviewed this property |
Stayed in the superior room, loads of room, was not so good for sleep as trains and on a busy road x
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