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The Principal Manchester

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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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My friend and I stayed for one night only on a sunday night for a concert close by. First class room, quiet, clean and very spacious. Lovely bathroom and comfortable bed. Breakfast, (served from 6-30) was superb,lots of choice and very tasty. The staff were...More

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My better half celebrated his big, big birthday and wanted to go and watch City as a treat. I booked the Principal as it looked great and I had read some good reviews. From the initial warm greeting to the bag collection after the match,...More

Thank Joy G
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Stunning hotel in the centre of Manchester. Amazing architecture, converted from an old insurance company. Large spacious rooms, beautifully decorated (we upgraded to have a huge bathroom in the clock tower). Great cocktail bar. Restaurant looked nice but we only had breakfast there. No drop...More

Thank Arwyn J
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Stayed for a Saturday night on a quick city break in Manchester. Really impressed - central location, big room, v friendly staff. The bar was v busy on the Saturday night. And Breakfast was great on Sunday morning!

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I was very surprised when I drove past the hotel twice that actually this was my hotel. The hotel appears at first to be way more expensive than what you paid for. The large foyer os larger than some hotels I have stayed in previously...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Center 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
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Price range
$146 - $416 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#17 Luxury Hotel in Manchester
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
$146 - $416 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#17 Luxury Hotel in Manchester
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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"we were in room 260,,only one room beside us and very quiet during the night."
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"Rooms at the back are away from the noise of the main street but there is a railway line"
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"Never forget your key, the lift wont work without it!"
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"Don't stay here and go to another hotel"
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