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4.4 of 5 guest rating
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Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Urban Room, 1 Double Bed
260 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Standard Room
1 Double Bed 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Junior Suite, 1 Double Bed
470 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Superior Room, 1 Double Bed
281 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Urban Room, 2 Twin Beds
142 square feet
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Superior Room, 2 Double Beds
323 square feet
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds
281 square feet
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Standard Room, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking
142 square feet
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Deluxe Room, 1 Double Bed
346 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Luxury Manchester hotel in Manchester City Centre, walk to The Gay Village

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant
24-hour business center
Laundry facilities

A stay at Principal Manchester places you in the heart of Manchester, steps from Canal Street and Manchester Palace Theatre. This 5-star hotel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from The Gay Village and 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Albert Square.

Make yourself at home in one of the 270 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Digital television is provided for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. Additional amenities at this Victorian hotel include wedding services, a television in a common area, and discounted use of a nearby fitness facility.

Grab a bite to eat at The Refuge by Volta, a restaurant which features a bar/lounge, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. English breakfasts are served on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM and on weekends from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. Planning an event in Manchester? This hotel has facilities measuring 25446 square feet (2364 square meters), including a meeting room. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. This 5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and a meeting room.

Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. Event facilities measure 25446 square feet (2364 square meters). This Victorian hotel also offers a fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Principal Manchester is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Restaurant
  • Year Built - 1902
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2364
  • Proposal/romance packages available
  • Luggage storage
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • 24-hour business center
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space size (feet) - 25446
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 270
  • Television in common areas
  • One meeting room
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Wedding services
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Multilingual staff

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

Principal Manchester offers 270 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. 21-inch flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Individually furnished
  • Phone
  • Individually decorated
  • Free bottled water
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Digital TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Desk
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Vibrating pillow alarm
  • In-room climate control (heating)

Where to Eat

English breakfasts are available for a surcharge on weekdays between 6:30 AM and 10:00 AM and on weekends between 7:00 AM and 10:30 AM.

The Refuge by Volta - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

  • Casino nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 30 per pet, per night
  • Up to 66 lbs

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name of this property was previously The Palace.

This property's elevator (lift) is 55 inches (1.4 meters) wide. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Only service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Debit cards

Number of children who can stay free - 3

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for English breakfast: GBP 14.00 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 20.00 per day
  • Nearby parking fee: GBP 15 per day
  • Pet fee: GBP 30 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

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We should mention

Up to 3 children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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