The Principal Manchester

The Principal Manchester

The Palace: an iconic, four-star hotel in Manchester. With its distinctive clock tower and striking Victorian architecture, The Palace Hotel is a magnificent grade 2 listed building and an ideal venue for a wide range of conference, banqueting and celebrations. With the spectacular Grand Room seating up to 1,000 delegates, it hosts many of Manchester's high profile events.

Ideal for the most chic receptions, the stunning art deco interior creates a subtle yet impactful environment that will captive and inspire your guests; whilst our flexible spaces and reception rooms have the versatility to accommodate a range of different event setups. And with the Grand Room holding up to 1000 seated theatre style and 800 for a gala dinner, The Palace Hotel has the space for the very biggest events in Manchester.

Why choose The Principal Manchester?

Located in the heart of this vibrant city, close to all local attractions and opposite Oxford Road train station, The Palace Hotel is a leading four-star hotel in Manchester city centre, making it the first choice for conference, meetings, special events, dining and short breaks in Manchester.

Venue The Principal Manchester
Capacity 1,000 guests
Address Oxford Road
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M60 7HA
Booking Enquiries 0845 862 6677
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Packages & Offers (9)

Banqueting Package

Banqueting Package

  • Guests: 800 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £32.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Our fabulous banqueting package is inclusive of all the following items: • Arrival Drink • 3 course meal • ½ bottle of wine per person • Complimentary Room for Organisers • Silver Candelabras for tables • Complimentary menu taste • Complimentary Raffle prize of weekend for 2 Subject to the hotels terms and conditions Offer only valid on new bookings Bookings over £20,000 confirmed and contracted within 8 weeks will receive a free iPad

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Luxury Banquet Package

Luxury Banquet Package

  • Guests: 800 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £36.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Our fabulous luxury banqueting package is inclusive of all the following items: • Arrival Drink • 3 course meal • ½ bottle of wine per person • Complimentary Room for Organisers • Silver Candelabras for tables • Complimentary set up for the Suite • Complimentary Black and White Dance Floor • 5% donation on bar takings • Complimentary Raffle prize of weekend for 2 • Complimentary menu taste • Complimentary Chair Covers • Advertising on PH website Subject to the hotels terms and conditions Offer only valid on new bookings Bookings over £20,000 confirmed and contracted within 8 weeks will receive a free iPad

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Christmas Parties

Christmas Parties

  • Guests: 650 max
  • Price: from £39.50 per person
  • Description & Details

    Christmas Party nights - from £39.50pp Christmas parties are a great way to say a big thank you to your staff for all the hard work they have done over the year. Enjoy some festive fun in magnificent surroundings. Christmas Party Lunches - from £25.95pp A great informal alternative Christmas party in a great pub environment. Available for private parties of 50 to 600 people, with minimum numbers dependent upon the date. Christmas Dining in The Tempus Restaurant - from £29.50pp Enjoy some festive fun in the magnificent surroundings of a lavish and sophisticated interior. The Tempus Restaurant dining experience at The Palace Hotel combines comfort, style, taste and quality as standard. Bookings over £20,000 confirmed and contracted within 8 weeks will receive a free iPad

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1 in 10 Delegates go FREE

1 in 10 Delegates go FREE

  • Guests: 1000 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £29.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    An offer thats stands out from the crowd! Get an extra helping hand this Spring. We know everyone wants a little extra and is looking for great value, which is why we are giving you one delegate free for every 10 delegates you book, meaning you pay for just 9. It couldn't be simpler

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2014 just got luck with 5% added value and price match

2014 just got luck with 5% added value and price match

  • Guests: 1000 max
  • Price: from £39.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Get 5% added value when you book your conference this year. We will give you 5% of the value of your conference free to spend on added values such as drinks receptions, menu upgrades, coffee and bacon rolls, free syndicate, the list is endless Terms and Conditions: 5% added value offer valid between 1st January ~ 31 December 2014. Principal Hayley reserve the right to decline a price match based on location and package details. Price will be matched if it is based on an identical offering at a similar quality venue/property in the local area. All rights reserved. Valid on new enquiries only. For full Terms and conditions please visit the hotels website Bookings over £20,000 confirmed and contracted within 8 weeks will receive a free iPad

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Charity Package

Charity Package

  • Guests: 800 max
  • Price: from £28.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Our Fabulous banqueting package is inclusive of all the items below: Arrival Drink 3 course meal 5% donation to charity based on evenings bar takings Complimentary Room for Organisers Silver Candelabras for tables Complimentary menu taste Complimentary Raffle prize of weekend for Subject to the hotels terms and conditions Subject to availability Win an iPad is available on all bookings of £20,000 and above which are signed and contracted within 8 weeks of initial enquiry

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Perfect Meeting Packages

Perfect Meeting Packages

  • Guests: 1000 max
  • Price: from £25.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    As well as our range of standard packages, at the Palace Hotel we specialise in tailoring meeting packages to individual client requirements. From the style and size of the meeting room to the number of teas and coffees, from stationery and equipment requirements to lunch menus, we make sure your meeting or conference works for you. By tailoring your meeting to your exact requirements, you can also stay in complete control of your budget. For example, select from the following options to build your own package: Room Hire - a range of meeting rooms are available to suit all budgets. Notepads, pens and mineral water are all included in the hire of any room Screen £21.00 Flip chart £15.00 LCD Projector £92.00 Laptop £92.00 Tea, Coffee and Biscuits £3.25 per person Tea, Coffee and Pastries or Cakes £3.65 per person Tea, Coffee and bacon rolls £4.95 per person Jugs of Orange Juice £6.50 each Assorted sandwich rolls, salads and fries £12.50 per person 2 Course hot and cold buffet lunch in the restaurant £16.95 per person Finger buffet lunch £16.95 per person Bookings over £20,000 confirmed and contracted within 8 weeks will receive a free iPad

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Spectacular Delegate Rates

Spectacular Delegate Rates

  • Guests: 1000 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £35.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Rates from £35.00 per person to include *Use of main meeting room set to your specification *Complimentary LCD projector and screen for meetings over 10 delegates *Professional AV technician on site *High speed internet access *Dedicated meetings executive with mobile communication available throughout to ensure the smooth running of your event *Complimentary conference office for events over 100 delegates *Organiser's stationery kit in main conference room *Flipchart, delegate note pads and pens *Unlimited fresh filter coffee and selection of Twining teas and infusions served with fresh pastries *Constant supply of chilled still and sparkling water *Tailor made lunch options including hot and cold buffets or sit down delegate luncheons *Fresh seasonal fruit in main conference room *Complimentary VIP organiser's package *Business centre offering comprehensive secretarial services *Accurate and clear billing

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Winter  Banqueting Special

Winter Banqueting Special

  • Guests: 800 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £27.50 per person
  • Description & Details

    Whether you're hosting an elaborate reception, a private celebration or a fully themed evening for up to 800 people, The Palace Hotel is the perfect venue in Manchester for your special event. Package Includes 4 course winter menu Sponsored drinks reception 5 complimentary bedrooms inclusive of breakfast Donated raffle prize Your choice of 2 live entertainment acts** Dedicated event web link for accommodation bookings Prices start from "27.50pp* Valid for new banqueting events Minimum numbers apply, please enquire on booking, subject to terms and conditions **Live entertainment acts can be exchanged for up to £500 contribution towards your choice of entertainment. Hotel standard terms and conditions apply.

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Please note that advertised packages are guideline prices and subject to availability and number of guests attending.

Rooms & Event Spaces (7)

The Grand Room

The Grand Room

  • Max Capacity: 1200
  • Dimensions: L:29.50m x W:30.00m x H:7.00m
  • Full Details

    Stunning art deco events space.

    Capacity

    • Max Capacity: 1200
    • Dinner & Dance: 650
    • Formal Dining: 850
    • Cabaret: 700
    • Theatre: 1000
    • Classroom: 600
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Buckingham Suite

Buckingham Suite

  • Max Capacity: 250
  • Full Details

    Beautiful conference and banquet room.

    Capacity

    • Max Capacity: 250
    • Dinner & Dance: 200
    • Formal Dining: 250
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 50
    • Cabaret: 80
    • Theatre: 220
    • Classroom: 90
    • U-Shape: 50
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Whitworth Suite

  • Max Capacity: 200
  • Dimensions: L:19.40m x W:14.85m x H:5.00m
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    Conference and Banquet room.

    Capacity

    • Max Capacity: 200
    • Formal Dining: 200
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 40
    • Cabaret: 80
    • Theatre: 200
    • Classroom: 70
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Palace 5

Palace 5

  • Max Capacity: 40
  • Dimensions: L:10.50m x W:5.40m x H:4.80m
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    Events and Meetings Room

    Capacity

    • Max Capacity: 40
    • Formal Dining: 20
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 20
    • Cabaret: 32
    • Theatre: 40
    • Classroom: 33
    • U-Shape: 20
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Palace 7

Palace 7

  • Max Capacity: 40
  • Dimensions: L:14.60m x W:5.00m x H:4.80m
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    Meetings and Training Room

    Capacity

    • Max Capacity: 40
    • Formal Dining: 30
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 20
    • Cabaret: 24
    • Theatre: 40
    • Classroom: 35
    • U-Shape: 20
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Alexander Suite

  • Max Capacity: 20

Oak Lounge

  • Max Capacity: 16
  • Full Details

    Capacity

    • Max Capacity: 16
    • Formal Dining: 16
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 16
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Venue Features (11)

  • Disability Access
  • Local Public Transport
  • Wi-Fi Access
  • In-house Catering
  • AV Equipment
  • Leisure Facilities
  • Late Licence
  • Family / Children Friendly
  • Training Specialists
  • Self Catering Allowed
  • Music Licence