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The Principal Manchester

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  • Excellent61%
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Many.positive things to say as in building Incredible good location but the bar restaurant is for.myself unusable as in the noise from the bar restauarant from resident dj was extreme I felt I was in a room above a rave. Will never stay here again.

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a wonderful anniversary Sunday nights stay in the heart of Manchester. The place is gorgeous so stylish, the service is wonderful so attentive, the attention to detail on the refurbishment is fantastic. I will stay here again for sure.

Thank Carmel D
Reviewed 5 days ago

I stayed here on Friday 18th May for just 1 night. Upon arrival we were greeted by a very friendly reception staff who checked us in quickly and directed us to our rooms. We stayed in a standard 'guest room' but I have to say...More

Thank samanthal0we
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stayed here last month for a little getaway night. Hotel is beautiful, one of the nicest I’ve stayed in. The extra touches is what makes it really special, touches in the room etc. Wonderful service & dinner in the restaurant is also amazing. Wish we...More

Thank Jenn3303
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here on a business trip. Wonderful location, beautiful building, very comfortable rooms. Food was excellent, but being on a Friday night the bar was very noisy and you had to shout to make yourself heard in the restaurant. Apart from that everything was brilliant,...More

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$132 - $398 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#17 Luxury Hotel in Manchester
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$132 - $398 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#17 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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"Higher rooms will be quieter being a city centre hotel there is some street noise."
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"Go to a different hotel!"
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"Choose Rooom on 3rd or 4th floor - far less noise!"
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"For accessibility a room near one of the lifts would be suitable."
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