Principal Manchester 5* - Manchester - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Unwind in elegant surroundings in the fully refurbished superior rooms which balance comfort with modern amenities.
  • With its clock tower and striking Victorian architecture, The Principal Manchester is an unmistakable landmark in the city's skyline.
  • Manchester is a distinctive and lively city, and with your central location, you are perfectly placed to explore any part of it.

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You have not yet found your dream getaway from our holiday deals? Discover our year-round selection of high-end accommodation at public prices from our hotel partners.

The Permanent Collection is a selection of the best high-end properties: luxury hotels, chic boutique hotels and elegant villas ... If you book accommodation through our Permanent Collection, you will receive a voucher for 5% of the total booking amount, to be redeemed on your next Voyage Privé booking. And to make your stay even more enjoyable, we have negotiated two exclusive perks.

Please note: Permanent Collection rates are non-refundable, non-changeable.


Manchester is a distinctive and lively city, offering something to please everyone with its vibrant nightlife, amazing restaurants and wealth of cultural activities. The city has undergone extensive renovations in the last decade and has become one of the UK's most prominent cities.

While you're there, visit the National Football Museum, where you can explore the world's finest collection of football artefacts and archives in one of football's greatest cities. Or try the People's History Museum, charting the history of the struggle for equality and democracy in the UK, perfectly reflecting Manchester's radical roots.

Nearby attractions:

  • Canal Street: 4min / 350m by foot
  • Albert Square: 10min / 750m by foot
  • Piccadilly Gardens: 12min / 1km by foot
  • John Rylands Library: 15min / 1.2km by

All times & distances are approximate

Your Hotel

With its clock tower and striking Victorian architecture, The Principal Manchester is an unmistakable landmark in the city's skyline. A magnificent, terracotta Grade II listed building, the hotel has a history dating back to 1890, when it first opened as The Refuge Assurance Company headquarters.


Just for you: Late check-out until 12pm

Beautifully refurbished, each room offers style and comfort along with a range of modern facilities including fast, free Wi-Fi and a 42″ smart TV

- Single Guest Room (15m² / max. 1 person): These rooms are perfect for the single traveller who wants to holiday in style.

- Double Guest Room (20m² / max. 2 persons): These rooms feature artwork that allude to Leeds industrial past & beautral deocr that gives the room a refreshed and light feel.

Superior Double Room (20m² / max. 2 persons): Unwind in elegant surroundings in these fully refurbished rooms which balance comfort with modern amenities.

- Deluxe Double Room (25m² / max. 2 persons):
These rooms feature large windows that bathe the room in light, while its large statement mirrors create even more space.

- Deluxe Twin Room (31m² / max. 4 persons): 
The beautifully refurbished deluxe room combines elegant design and custom detailing to create a spacious retreat for families or a group of friends in the heart of the city.

- Guest Room with 2 Double Beds (31m² / max. 4 persons):
These rooms are perfect for larger groups who want to enjoy that little bit more space.

- Superior Room with 2 Double Beds (31m² / max. 4 persons):
 These rooms feature all the elegance & style of the hotel's other rooms with even more space for you to spread out in.

- Junior Suite (37m² / max. 2 persons): 
Suites at The Principal Manchester have listed interior details and bags of space in which to settle down and make yourself at home.

Please note: the bed for the 3rd/4th guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed.


A major success story on the Manchester food and drink scene, Justin Crawford and Luke Cowdrey, have joined forces with The Principal Manchester to curate The Refuge Dining Room & Public Bar.  Using the best ingredients the North West has to offer, the restaurant's chef takes inspiration from around the globe - with a few stops closer to home.

Practical Information

About the hotel: 
Number of rooms: 275
Check-In: 3pm; Check-Out: 12pm 
Pets are allowed.

The hotel is accessible to people with reduced mobility (subject to availability)

Please note: some rooms are accessible for disabled guests, subject to availability. For reservations for people with reduced mobility, please contact our member services team by email on [email protected]

Hotel amenities:

  • Free WiFi
  • 24hr Front Desk
  • Concierge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant

Room amenities:

  • Free WiFi
  • 42" Smart TV
  • Neutral Tones
  • Modern Decor
  • Large Windows

Please note: some facilities/services may incur a surcharge payable locally


By public transport:
Your hotel is approximately 1min / 50m from Manchester Oxford Road Station.

Hotel address:
Oxford Street
M60 7HA


If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider. 

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Travel documents

You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours. Please check all details on this confirmation are correct. If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible. 

Accommodation Only:
You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

Flight Inclusive Offers
The airline is ticket-less and therefore, you will not receive any hard copy documents. You will however, receive an email from us detailing your flight information and reference number to enable you to manage your booking online via the airline website. You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

Please do make sure that you either add Voyage Privé to your Safe Senders list or check your Junk mail regularly for your travel documents. We will send all documents out as early as possible (subject to full payment being received) but you should receive all your documentation at least 10 days prior to departure.

If by any chance you have not received all the above by this time, please contact us at [email protected]

Please note

* Opening times of restaurants/bars and amount of city tax are indicative and may be subject to change.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Please note that the location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

For further information on passport & visa requirements click here

Permanent Collection rates are non-refundable, non-changeable.

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