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I recently visited Manchester for business and stayed at The Principal. From the moment of arrival to the minute I left the building it was a great experience. The rooms are amazing with the highest ceilings, comfortable beds and the most powerful showers. The staff...More
I have stayed in Manchester many times didn't know about this hotel until I attended a dinner. Have to say the hotel put on a great themed evening, the food was plentiful and of a high standard as all to often hotels turn out poor...More
The hotel is a very grand and impressive late Victorian building. The foyer where you check in is huge, with a high glass cupola and vast marble floor. There is a very beautiful restaurant on the ground floor, which doubles as the breakfast room for...More
Without a doubt the hotel is in a spectacular building and a great deal of thought has been given to the renovation. This is why I was so surprised to find that my second room (I moved due to the noise of a pelican crossing...More
Last stayed here about 3 years ago and its definitely improved a lot since then - the public areas are amazing with high ceilings and the Victorian tile work remains beautiful. However my room on the fourth floor despite having been modernised with tasteful furnishings...More
Response from Peter K, General Manager at The Principal ManchesterResponded today
I am sorry to learn that you were disturbed during your stay with us.
Unfortunately, due to our listed status our options with regard to improving our windows are limited, although we are currently working through a programme making improvements and adding additional...More
Additional Information about The Principal Manchester
Address: Oxford Street, Manchester M60 7HA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Greater Manchester > Manchester
Price Range:US$138 - US$429 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class: 4 star
Number of rooms: 275
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Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Business Centre with Internet Access
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
US$138 - US$429 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Official Star Rating provided by the AA.
#13 Luxury Hotel in Manchester
Non-Smoking Rooms ,
Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
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Response from Laurasalvia | Reviewed this property |
I believe the difference is the size of the room and perhaps also the views. We were given a standard room and was quite small and dark so we upgrade to a Superior room and was big enough for the two of us with views to the... More
I believe the difference is the size of the room and perhaps also the views. We were given a standard room and was quite small and dark so we upgrade to a Superior room and was big enough for the two of us with views to the front of the hotel.