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I had booked a double room but we were given a twin-bed room - two double beds!! Couldn't be any more grateful as we had two toddlers and even though they are little, they take up so much space.
The room was beautiful and spacious...More
this is a truly different hotel. magnificent. The service was extremely good, nothing was too much trouble for the reception staff. We upgraded to a superior room which was a lovely large room, very comfortable bed. The bathroom and facilities was great. The tuck box...More
was a good size (but so it should be since we paid extra for that).
The hospitality tray was generous but had only two tea bags with neutral English breakfast flavour.
Our request in advance for hard pillows was ignored.
Half blocked drains...More
The lobby, bar and dining area is amazing in this former insurance company headquarters. Our room for one night was on the 4th floor, well away from the sounds of Mancunian nightlife outside, and although overlooking Oxford Road station not too disturbed by trains (...More
So we stayed last night at the principal manchester as a surprise for a friends birthday. From the moment we arrive nothing was too much trouble and we were greeted by friendly check in staff who upon seeing my friends shock and surprise then went...More
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Business Centre with Internet Access
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
US$115 - US$339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Official Star Rating provided by the AA.
#14 Luxury Hotel in Manchester
Non-Smoking Rooms ,
Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
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Yes the restaurant and bar are very much part of the hotel and you have direct access We loved it, quite loud music so bear this in mind if that's not your thing. Modern sharing menu, great cocktails and range of spirits in... More
Yes the restaurant and bar are very much part of the hotel and you have direct access We loved it, quite loud music so bear this in mind if that's not your thing. Modern sharing menu, great cocktails and range of spirits in the bar. Refuge gets very booked up so worth booking a table in advance if you are staying - phone reception
Yes there are lifts, and rooms with twin beds or rooms with two double beds if you look at rooms available on the website. When we stayed I wasn't aware of air con as it was March but I think there might be you would need to... More
Yes there are lifts, and rooms with twin beds or rooms with two double beds if you look at rooms available on the website. When we stayed I wasn't aware of air con as it was March but I think there might be you would need to check with hotel.
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"If you walk a little further from the hotel, there is another car park a bit cheaper!"