The Principal Manchester in Manchester
Customer rating: 8.5/10
Accommodation type: Hotel
The Principal Manchester
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p b Where will I be staying /b /p Of all the Manchester hotels whose name everybody knows The Principle s our pick. Every inch of it is strikingly grand with an A recipe of original Victorian architecture and trendy timeless feature pieces. And the cherry on top It s right in the heart of the city. p b The room chronicles /b /p Rooms here are elegant graceful and timeless. They re draped in carefully selected fabrics and colours intensifying that feeling of calm and peace. All rooms include free Wi-Fi a big flat screen TV and decadent Elemis toiletries. Upgraded rooms and suites include added extras like open-plan seating areas and double height windows to get your heart flipping. p b This hotel s great because /p /b Have the front doors opened for you by concierge in top hats. Walk into an ornate lobby filled with flowers and sweet-smelling candles. Small touches like the indoor florist (in case you ve forgotten that all important anniversary eek) and meeting rooms that are oak panelled all add to the aura of luxury. p b Wining and dining /p /b The award-winning team from Volta in West Didsbury have curated the Refuge Bar and Dining Room which serves up unforgettable food and drinks. Pick from interesting concoctions like Daal Makhani or Merguez sausages with spiced puy lentils. If you get the chance to have a quick tipple in the Winter Garden this comes highly recommended. If you just fancy kicking back in your room pick up the phone and order from the extensive room service menu. p b Exploring the neighbourhood /p /b The hotel is surrounded by shops bars restaurants theatres (the Palace Theatre is right next door) culture history and everything you could want for a Manchester city break. You can practically step off the train at Oxford Road station into your hotel it s that close. If you need the airport it s just over a 20-minute drive away.
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Reviews from visitors...
"The Hotel was good, the staff friendly and helpful, a large decadent building with windows that open, large rooms, clean with all mod cons. No wifi in the rooms but a cable, a cable is no good for an ipad though,wifi in the restaurant. Had trouble with the Wifi, so ended up using my mobile data. We had a fire alarm go off at midnight and some guy hustling us for money outside, that's the big city for you.very convenient location, Manchester has loads of road works and road closures, take your sat nav and iPhone...." Read more »
"I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone going to either the Palace Theatre or HMV Ritz as it is located across the street from both. It is also yards away from Oxford Road train station so transport links are easily accessible.
The hotel itself is clean, the staff friendly. I am not the greatest of sleepers however and found the bed in my room to be quite uncomfortable. I had hoped to be able to go to sleep pretty quickly after attending a concert, but alas that was not the case.
The bathroom lighting isnt ideal,..." Read more »
"Great stay, extremely helpful and friendly staff, really nice to see local people working there.
Would come again and would recommend...." Read more »
"Lovely hotel but very very noisy with the railway lines right outside our room, could't get any sleep with the noise..." Read more »
Local points of interest:
The following music venues, bars, clubs and restaurants are near to The Principal Manchester:
- Palace Hotel (Bar/Pub) 5 yards away
- The Palace Hotel, Basement (Nightclub) 35 yards away
- Copper Face Jacks Palace Hotel (Bar/Pub) 35 yards away
- The Principle Manchester (Nightclub) 35 yards away
- The Refuge (Bar/Pub) 35 yards away
- Cornerhouse 41 yards away
- 70 Oxford Street 44 yards away
- Number 70 44 yards away
- The Cornerhouse 44 yards away
- Palace Theatre 53 yards away
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