The Principal Manchester

Manchester Luxury hotel
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ChainPrincipal Hotel Company
Principal Hotels
Total meeting space2,500 sq. m
Guest rooms270
Oxford Street
Manchester M60 7HA


AA Hotel Services


Manchester City Council – Environmental Business Pledge 2008 / 2009 / 2010 / 2011 Gold level Green Tourism Business Scheme Gold Award Winner in 2010 Sustainable Tourism Award Winners – Marketing Manchester 2008, North West Tourism Award Winners 2008 Manchester City Council Healthy Good Food Award


Room features and guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Internet access
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Room service


  • Extended stay
  • Onsite catering
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Onsite security
  • Outside caterers allowed
  • Pet friendly
  • Space (Private)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Business services

  • AV capabilities
  • Business center
  • Video conference
  • VIP services

Recreational activities

  • Health club

Venue accessible by

  • Bus
  • Taxi
  • Train


  • Dance floor
  • Portable heaters
  • Staging area

Photo gallery


Meeting space

Total meeting space2,500 sq. m
Meeting rooms18
Largest room885 sq. m
Second largest room285 sq. m
Space (Private)Available
Exhibit space2,500 sq. m

Guest rooms

Total guest rooms270
Tax rate20%


Local Attractions

Museum of Science and Industry

1 mi. away
The Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) in Manchester, England, is a large museum devoted to the development of science, technology and industry with emphasis on the city's achievements in these fields.
Liverpool Road
Manchester, GB M3 4FP

The Palace Theatre

1 mi. away
The Palace Theatre, Manchester, is one of the main theatres in Manchester, England. It is situated on Oxford Street, on the north-east corner of the intersection with Whitworth Street. The Palace and its 'sister' theatre the Manchester Opera House on Quay Street are operated by the same parent company, Ambassador Theatre Group.
Oxford Street
Manchester, LAN, GB1 M1 6FT

National Football Museum

1 mi. away
The National Football Museum exists to explain how and why football has become ‘the people’s game’, a key part of England’s heritage and way of life. It also aims to explain why England is the home of football, the birthplace of the world’s most popular sport.
Urbis Building
Cathedral Gardens
Manchester, GB M4 3BG

Manchester Arena

1 mi. away
The Manchester Arena, managed and operated by SMG Europe, is one of the busiest venues in the World and the largest indoor arena in Europe. Opened in 1995, the ManchesterArena has staged the biggest names in live entertainment from U2, The Rolling Stones, Madonna and Pavarotti to the record-breaking 2010 / 2011 residency by local comedian Peter Kay.
Victoria Station
Manchester, LAN, GB1 M3 1AR

Manchester Central

Convention center
1 mi. away
The complex boasts a wide spectrum of flexible halls and conference suites with space for exhibitions ranging from 1,800m2 to 10,000m2, accommodation for upto 9,000 theatre style as well as state-of-the-art meeting facilities for 40 to 4,000, including a professional and luxurious 804-seat auditorium.
Manchester, LAN, GB1 M2 3GX

Distance from airport

  • 12.87 km from venue


  • Paid parking£18.00 / day
  • Street parking
  • Bus parking


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. Opposite Oxford Road Station and just a short walk from Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Conference Centre and Spinningfields, The Principal Manchester is perfectly placed for business travel and weekend getaways, and is close to many of the city’s attractions. The Principal Manchester boasts some of grandest banqueting facilities in the North of England. With its unique history and location in the heart of this vibrant city, The Principal Manchester is a leading four-star hotel, and the first choice for conference, meetings, special events, dining and short breaks.