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The Principal Manchester

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was so looking forward to my visit to the old Refuge after working here many years ago . What a huge disappointment this is. After being told at the bar he didn't have time to make me a coffee at 12am because he was too...More

1  Thank Gill R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Overnight stay only. Booked a superior room and paid a supplement to have 2 beds. Our room was on the first floor. It was the noisiest room I’ve ever stayed in. You can hear the DJ and music from the very trendy bar below. We...More

Thank LuiseLondon
Reviewed yesterday

I stayed at The Principal in early June, whilst attending a work conference and thoroughly enjoyed my stay. The entrance is very grand and staff very welcoming. My room was clean, spacious and full of character, and the bed was very comfortable. Although service at...More

Thank Holly S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This hotel is stunning, full of beautiful architecture and character, instagram is full of pics of it. My room was small but I was desperate for an early check in. The second night I was moved to a huge suite. It was beautiful and unlike...More

Thank Carol P
Reviewed 4 days ago

The hotel is really very nice, with an impressive entrance, bar and restautant. My room was huge, with very high ceilings and decorated very nicely. However, it was incredibly hot, as there was not air conditioning – and staff did not inform me. In addition,...More

1  Thank Ariel16
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Business Center with Internet Access
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$131 - $376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#14 Luxury Hotel in Manchester
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$131 - $376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#14 Luxury Hotel in Manchester
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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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