The Principal Manchester (Formally The Palace) has being given a multi-million pound facelift. Brand new, loft-style bedrooms and suites offer some of the most comfortable, distinctive and generously appointed hotel rooms in the city, with brand new beds and televisions, Neal s Yard bathroom amenities and round-the-clock room service. Situated right in the heart of vibrant Manchester on Oxford St, sits the iconic five - star The Principal Manchester with its distinctive clock tower soaring over the Manchester skyline. For business, you are at the very centre of the commercial and business district, opposite Oxford Rd train station and just a 10 minute walk from Piccadilly station both of which are served frequently from Manchester International Airport. For short break guests, you re in an extremely convenient location to uncover everything that Manchester has to offer. The Palace Theatre is across the road, Harvey Nichols and the main shopping district is close-by as is the Opera House, Manchester Central, the MEN Arena for world-famous concerts and Bridgewater Hall, home to the amazing Halle Orchestra. For football fanatics, Manchester is home to United and City and both stadiums can be reached easily from The Principal Manchester. Parking is available at NCP Manchester Palace Car park on Whitworth Street a short walk from the hotel. The reduced rate for 24 hours/Overnight car parking is ?15. This is payable locally at the Hotel. The Refuge by Volta is proving hugely popular. Relaxed by day, lively by night join us for globally inspired small plates, large family sharing dishes, craft beers, wines and cocktails. We strongly recommend you book a table ahead of your visit.
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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 66 yards away
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