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Palmer House Inn

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81 Palmer Avenue, Falmouth, MA 02540
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chatham, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Because of a meeting we had to attend, we were lucky enough to book a night at the Palmer House. We stayed in Room 11, also known as the Penthouse Room. The bed, amenities and entire facility was excellent. Pat and Bill add all the extra details that let you know you are staying in a first class B&B. The... More 

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innkeeperpat, Owner at Palmer House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Cilinfo, It was a pleasure to have you visit our inn. The Henry James Penthouse is one of our most popular rooms, it is spacious and elegant. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay. Fondly, Bill & Pat More 

Cornish Maine
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

A lot of water passes under the bridge after 32 years together so this was a Christmas present we gave ourselves after the holiday.! We booked this venue because of the reviews here. We did not know the inn keepers went home at 5 pm tho, so it was a little disconcerting to let ourselves in when we arrived later... More 

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Dear Miknamrok, We are happy that you enjoyed your stay at the Palmer House Inn. The Henry James Penthouse is one of our most popular rooms. We agree the tub is luxurious. Fondly, Bill & Pat More 

Hopkinton, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Perfect location with a picturesque view of the most quintessential New England common! And certainly nothing in common with Victorian like bed and breakfast stays. As soon as you arrive the sense of attention to every detail, the feeling of old world charm and warmth and attentive service is second to only the beautiful décor found in every nook and... More 

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innkeeperpat, Owner at Palmer House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Christine, Falmouth's Holidays by the Sea weekend is becoming more wonderful each year. The arrival of Santa by lobster boat at the harbor, the lighting of the Village Green, the Dickens style carolers on Main street and our wonderful parade, all add up to a wonderful time. We are happy that you had fun. Thank you for the great... More 

San Diego, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This was our first visit to Cape Cod and we loved our stay in this quaint, charming, beautifully decorated B& B in Falmouth, Mass! Excellent location....just blocks away from the main part of town with cute shops and restaurants as well as the free shuttle to the ferry to Martha's Vineyard. We stayed on the 3rd floor in the Penthouse... More 

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innkeeperpat, Owner at Palmer House Inn, responded to this review

Dear omogal, Many thanks for your great review. We think that the charms of Falmouth in the fall have been discovered. We had our busiest Thanksgiving in ten years. We hope to see you again. Always, Bill & Pat More 

Hampden, Maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I've now stayed here at least ten different times and can say without doubt this is a fantastic inn. Great care and consideration has gone into the design/decor of each room and I applaud Pat and Bill for that. It's not often you find interesting, classic and unique furnishings all in one room. We enjoyed our stay in the Penthouse... More 

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innkeeperpat, Owner at Palmer House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sharyn H, Oh, how we enjoy our "frequent flyer" guests. It was wonderful to see you and to catch up on all of the news. Fondly, Bill & Pat More 

Annapolis, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

My reservation was on a Friday afternoon and the last room available. I arrived late and the owners gave perfect instruction on finding my room! I was astounded to see the room so beautifully appointed and amenities provided; the B&B a welcome atmosphere. The breakfast different each morning and deliciously prepared. Bill and Carol offered bicycle to ride around Woods... More 

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innkeeperpat, Owner at Palmer House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Christine, We are happy that you enjoyed your stay. We agree that our location is one of our best assets. Many guests enjoy our bikes. The bike trail is beautiful all year round. Thank you for the excellent review. Sincerely, Bill & Pat More 

Webster, New Hampshire
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51 reviews 51 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Nice innkeepers . Very spacious and very nice rooms... Clean, neat, comfy, very colonial and very very beautiful inn. Easy drive from the Inn to everything , shopping food etc. Breakfast in the morning was delish. I will be back ... I rate it ... It is a must stay !!!!!

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innkeeperpat, Owner at Palmer House Inn, responded to this review

Dear RMHeath, That is what we call a clear, concise and to the point review. You have said it all. Many thanks, Bill & Pat More 

Littleton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I loved the Palmer House. The house itself is stunning, a beautifully restored (Victorian?) property that was just a pleasure to experience. The common rooms in the main house are comfortable as well as attractive, there are newspapers to read, and the adjoining room has coffee and tea available at all times and cookies to enjoy. Breakfast was ample and... More 

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innkeeperpat, Owner at Palmer House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sylvie, You have said it all. Our location is surely one of our best assets. Thank you for the fantastic review. We look forward to your future visits. Always, Bill & Pat More 

Norwalk, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I have stayed at the Palmer House 4 times over the past 5 years and every year, it exceeds my expectations. Breakfast is served from 8 - 9:30 AM - I am not an early riser so this time accommodates me as well as the early birds. The best drink to order with breakfast is a Cape Cod Sunrise -... More 

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innkeeperpat, Owner at Palmer House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Rocknroll880, You have said it all. Many thanks for the wonderful review. We look forward to your next visit. Pat & Bill More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

My new husband and myself arrived at The Palmer House Inn,and found that the joy and delight of our wedding day was to continue for our honeymoon. No detail was overlooked in amenity or service, and the decor was lovely, comfortable, and private. The innkeepers, Bill and Pat O'connell, were just wonderful at providing us with everything we could want... More 

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innkeeperpat, Owner at Palmer House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Andrea, As you could tell we delight in helping our guests celebrate the special times in their lives. You were wonderful guests. We hope to see you again. Always, Bill & Pat More 

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