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Have to say noise from outside my room (364) was pretty bad...All night, we had nearby bars wheeling and rattling bins full of empties, beeping reversing lorries, and trains... Lots of trains, pinging along the track like a blacksmith's hammer, right below my window...Was here...More
Stayed here for three evenings, great staff lovely comfortable rooms and stunning building.
The lunches were a bit samey each day but the evening meals were delicious.
The only downside is the hotel us like a maze but that is uncontrollable
Have stayed at the Principal before and enjoyed a good stay, unfortunately this visit was disappointing. First room, very small, cold and draughty. The power tripped out every time I tried to put the electric heater, kettle or iron on! It appeared that the lady...More
I don't usually bother to write a review but decided I really needed to. Went for a Conference event which ran from Wednesday to Friday am and I really cannot fault the hotel. The rooms and bathrooms are lovely, the building is interesting (although easy...More
Staying here with family and friends to celebrate my nephew's marriage. Large tasteful room on 3rd floor. Away from Oxford Road train station. Charlie, the concierge most helpful. My sister and her husband hosted a dinner for 9 in a private room at The Refuge...More
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Business Centre with Internet Access
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
US$125 - US$315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Official Star Rating provided by the AA.
#15 Luxury Hotel in Manchester
Number of rooms
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Response from Laurasalvia | Reviewed this property |
I believe the difference is the size of the room and perhaps also the views. We were given a standard room and was quite small and dark so we upgrade to a Superior room and was big enough for the two of us with views to the... More
I believe the difference is the size of the room and perhaps also the views. We were given a standard room and was quite small and dark so we upgrade to a Superior room and was big enough for the two of us with views to the front of the hotel.
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"Ask for a room away from train line side of hotel"