The Principal Manchester Hotel

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Oxford Street, Manchester, United Kingdom, M60 7HA  show map
 4 stars
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The Principal Manchester Hotel

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

GBP 18 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Coffee shop

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

The stylish The Principal Manchester Hotel offers 275 modern guest rooms as well as a luggage storage, a safe deposit box and a lift. Featuring traditional architecture, the hotel is opened since 1905.

The property is located near Gay Village, Manchester Conference Centre and Royal Exchange Theatre, in the center of a green area. The center of Manchester is 1 km away from the venue.

Manchester Jewish Museum is 1.9 km from the hotel and Platt Fields Park is about 3.6 km away.

Piccadilly Railway train station is nearby. The Principal Manchester Hotel is easily accessible from Manchester airport lying within 15 minutes' drive.

Rooms

At The Principal Manchester Hotel, guests are offered rooms with a personal computer, a pantry, pay TV, climate control and plasma-screen TV. The guestrooms look out on the city. In-room self-catering facilities include coffee/tea makers, a dishwasher and an electric kettle.

Eat & Drink

A fine selection of seasonal dishes is served at the 24-hour restaurant. There is an onsite Tempus bar to relax in. Tempus Restaurant and Revolution Vodka Bar offer an assortment of dishes within 50 meters of the property.

A full breakfast is served at the price of GBP 10 per person per night. 

Services

Guests will enjoy using limousine rentals when exploring the sites of Manchester.

Relax

Treatment facilities feature massage and steam baths.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible at a location nearby at GBP 18 per day.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   275.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid off-site parking
  • Parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Coffee shop
  • Florist/Flower shop
  • Ice machine
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Halal food
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Oxford Street, Manchester, United Kingdom, M60 7HA

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City Center
  • Manchester
    3000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Piccadilly Railway Station
    2300 ft
  • Bus stop
    1700 ft
Restaurants
  • Tempus Restaurant
    100 ft
  • Don Giovanni's (cuisine: Italian)
    500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    275

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Size: 335 sq. feet
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        Size: 1165 sq. feet
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            Size: 220 sq. feet
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              Size: 270 sq. feet
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                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel The Principal Manchester Hotel Manchester location
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                    Hotel Address:

                    Oxford Street, Manchester, United Kingdom, M60 7HA

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Manchester
                      3000 ft
                    Airports
                    Train Stations
                    • Piccadilly Railway Station
                      2300 ft
                    • Bus stop
                      1700 ft
                    Restaurants
                    • Tempus Restaurant
                      100 ft
                    • Don Giovanni's (cuisine: Italian)
                      500 ft
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  2 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Year renovated:
                      2006
                    • Number of floors:
                      4
                    • Number of rooms:
                      275

                    Hotel Awards

                    UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedManchesterThe Principal Manchester

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best 4 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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                    The Principal Manchester Location

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                    What's nearby

                    Tourist attractions

                    • Cube Gallery - 1700 ft

                    Popular areas

                    • Chinatown Manchester - 1400 ft
                    • Canal Street - 1400 ft
                    • Gay Village Manchester - 1400 ft

                    Places of interest

                    • Gay Village - 1000 ft
                    • Manchester Metropolitan University Business School - 1400 ft
                    • Manchester Law School - 1400 ft
                    • Faulkner Street - 1400 ft
                    • Manchester City Council - 1700 ft
                    • Manchester Metropolitan University - 1700 ft
                    • Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church - 2000 ft
                    • St Mary’s Catholic Church - 2300 ft

                    Train stations

                    Convention centers

                    Shopping areas

                    • Manchester Christmas Market - 2000 ft
                    • Deansgate - 2300 ft

                    Monuments and Landmarks

                    Stadiums

                    Theaters

                    Food and meals

                    • The Ritz - 1000 ft

                    Public parking

                    • Manchester Central Library - 1400 ft

                    Local attractions

                    • Manchester Jewish Museum - 1.2 mi
                      190 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester
                    • Museum of Transport - 2.0 mi
                      Boyle Street, Manchester
                    • Manchester Ship Canal - 2.3 mi
                      The Quays, Manchester
                    • The Sikh Temple - 1.4 mi
                      61 Upper Chorlton Road, Manchester
                    • Platt Fields Park - 2.2 mi
                      Mabfield Road off Wilmslow Road, Manchester

                    Near the hotel

                    • Gay Village - 1300 ft
                      Chorlton & Canal Sts, Manchester
                    • Manchester Art Gallery - 1600 ft
                      Mosley Street, Manchester
                    • Castlefield Gallery - 2100 ft
                      2 Hewitt Street, Manchester
                    • St. Mary's Church - 2500 ft
                      Mulberry Street, Manchester
                    • Manchester Central Library - 1400 ft
                      St Peter's Square, Manchester
                    • Manchester Town Hall - 1900 ft
                      Lloyd St, Manchester
                    • John Rylands Library - 2700 ft
                      150 Deansgate, Manchester

                    Restaurants nearby

                    • Tempus Restaurant - 100 ft

                      Address: Oxford Street
                      Phone: +44 1612881111

                    • Cornerhouse Cafe - 200 ft

                      Address: 70 Oxford Street
                      Phone: 0161 200 1500

                      78% likes this, based on 93 reviews
                      Cuisine: Contemporary

                    • Dog Bowl - 400 ft

                      Address: 57 Whitworth Street West

                      51% likes this, based on 66 reviews
                      Cuisine: American, Mexican

                    • Don Giovanni's - 500 ft

                      Address: Oxford Street
                      Phone: 0161-228-2482

                      60% likes this, based on 359 reviews
                      Cuisine: Italian

                    • Revolution Vodka Bar - 400 ft

                      Address: 90-94 Oxford Road
                      Phone: 0161 236 7470

                      55% likes this, based on 41 reviews

                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  2 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Year renovated:
                      2006
                    • Number of floors:
                      4
                    • Number of rooms:
                      275

                    Hotel Awards

                    UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedManchesterThe Principal Manchester

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best 4 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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                    The Principal Manchester Reviews

                    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Principal Manchester

                    Average guest rating

                    7.2out of 10
                    Very good
                    Based on 1213 reviews

                    Rating by category:

                    Location
                    10.0
                    Rooms
                    10.0
                    Service
                    8.0
                    Value
                    6.0
                    Dining
                    8.0

                    Guest reviews

                    • Older travelers
                      7.4

                      Close proximity to the university where my son studies

                    • Group of friends
                      5.8

                      Not much needs a lot of money spent to bring it up to the standards of its competitors

                    • Group of friends
                      7.4

                      Size of the room was very good, plenty of space

                      Room was very cold, had to send for a heater

                    • Group of friends
                      7.8

                      Great staff. Really good food. Really good location. Good shower facilities (power shower). The rooms are really well heated.

                      Our room was oposite the railway track and the windows were not double glazing so it was noisy and disturbed our sleep.

                    • Couple
                      7.0

                      Location right nr station.

                      Room was a little on the small side, not really great for money spent.

                    • Couple
                      5.4

                      Nice club sandwich.

                      Our room had mould on the ceiling and walls and the hairdryer started smoking when my girlfriend turned it on, we had to have another one sent to up the room. I pointed these things out to the receptionist when I was leaving and he waived my room service bill which was fair enough, however I wouldn't stay at the hotel again or recommend it to any of my friends because my room was sub standard (described as an Executive Room too!!!). I've honestly stayed in £25 a night BnB's in Blackpool that were cleaner than my room at the Palace.

                    • Older travelers
                      8.2

                      Hotel chosen at random for overnight stay before flying off to Ireland. Ashtonished at the building and interior, made extremely welcome by engaging staff, fabulous room, received help with directions to central Manchester area and...enjoyed a pleasant stay made memorable by both the desk staff and restaraunt/bar staff where nothing was too much trouble. I am told (by Ann Marie) we are making a further visit soon! Thanks to all at The Palace.

                      That we only spent the afternoon and evening there, needed a longer stay to explore and learn a little more about the hotel and area

                    • Couple
                      7.8

                      lovely building, outstanding reception, seams lovely large room

                      1.hotel bar would not serve at bar but I was told to sit and wait for service, however I could not find an empty table, thus went away to have a drink outside. 2. went down for breakfast at 8.30(serving till 11am) and bacon and sausage were not very fresh in fact hard.

                    • Group of friends
                      9.2

                      Very Friendly Staff, The location is great, a lot of buses around and a train station. Nice classic building. Comfortable beds

                      The emergency exit was actually a door leading to the next room and you could listen their noise during the night. the hotel is 4 star but the room was more like 3 star.

                    • Group of friends
                      7.8

                      We were going to the Palace Theatre so the location was perfect and we travelled by train so we alighted at Oxford Road

                    • Group of friends
                      9.6

                      Lovely decor, loved the breakfast which was served in the morning - plenty to choose from. Room was very comfortable and very quiet. Would consider going back.

                    • Single
                      7.8

                      I only stayed one night for business but it was mostly clean and mostly comfortable. It is very unusual in it's appearance and decor, but not unpleasant. Excellent breakfast. Location is excellent for Oxford station, theatre, central Manchester. I don't think I would stay there through choice.

                      It was just unusal in it's decor. Quite dark, high tiled walls and too spacious. I should imagine some people would really enjoy it's quirks.

                    • Older travelers
                      6.4

                      Good room and good location

                      The hotel was hosting several functions on the night. The room was above one of the main rooms and was very noisy until approx 1-30 am. Despite speaking to the duty manager, nothing was done. If the hotel do have functions on then the people attending those functions should be given the rooms directly above the rooms being used so as not to disturb other hotel guests. The hotel manager was not very sympathetic and it made the stay not as good as experience as it would have been otherwise. Always check where your room is before booking !

                    • Group of friends
                      4.2

                      The concierge was helpful and very nice.

                      The lady who checked us in wasn't helpful nor nice. The man who checked us out didn't seem to know what he was doing.

                    • Family with children
                      7.4

                      Room was nice, comfortable. Good to have separate bedroom and bathroom away from the living area so we could put our daughter in a separate room.

                      Lots of noise from the street disturbed us, we seemed to be on the quieter side of the building too so probably worse in other rooms. Probably not such a problem on other days but this was a saturday night and manchester was in full swing. Service was generally good although we did have to ask twice for a cot, having already stated the need for one when we booked.

                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel The Principal Manchester Hotel Manchester location
                    Show big map »

                    Hotel Address:

                    Oxford Street, Manchester, United Kingdom, M60 7HA

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Manchester
                      3000 ft
                    Airports
                    Train Stations
                    • Piccadilly Railway Station
                      2300 ft
                    • Bus stop
                      1700 ft
                    Restaurants
                    • Tempus Restaurant
                      100 ft
                    • Don Giovanni's (cuisine: Italian)
                      500 ft
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  2 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Year renovated:
                      2006
                    • Number of floors:
                      4
                    • Number of rooms:
                      275

                    Hotel Awards

                    UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedManchesterThe Principal Manchester

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best 4 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

                    Use Badge