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Palmer House

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   5383 Main Street , Route 7A North, Manchester, VT 05255
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Ranked #6 of 15 Hotels in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I just recently stayed Saturday night in a suite in room 71. It was off season and we had a relaxing time. They gave a discount of $190 since it was our first time. We liked how close it was from Manchester center and loved the view of the mountains and the trout pond. The employees were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Why did we not find this place earlier. For a "Motel" it was equivalent to a hotel and more! Set in spacious grounds, the rooms very large and roomy almost twice the size of the place we stayed at the beginning of our trip to Vermont for cheaper. The breakfast optional extra was ample for us - cereals, toast &... More

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Tina F, Front Office Manager at Palmer House, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking time for a review. We, too, wish you found us earlier...but at least you found us now! So great to hear how pleased you were with the room size and price. And I never thought of it before, but I agree that the location for the fridge is key to a good night's sleep.... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great all season accomodation. The property is on the style of a motel with large, comfortable and clean rooms. The property is spacious with a Pitch & Putt Golf Course, Indoor Pool and pleanty of open spaces for a leisure walk. Close to the center of Manchester's restaurants and stores. We went up with a party of six and... More

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Tina F, Front Office Manager at Palmer House, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your fine review! We are always pleased to read one that shows appreciation for the cleanliness and spaciousness of our rooms, as well as its amenities and location. I was dismayed, however, to see the service didn't get quite as good a rating as the rest. Being that there's always room for improvement, I would... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was there on a buisness trip. Matresses have plastic covers which have to be removed to get a good nights sleep. Lights on the patio shine through the windows until midnight. Must have air conditoner on in order to keep the mold smell at bay. To top it off no fridge no microwave and no remote for television. Luke warm... More

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Tina F, Front Office Manager at Palmer House, responded to this review

Hello and thank for taking the time to write us a review. It was distressing, however, for us to read as we were all perplexed to hear of your concerns. Upon a closer look, what I have discovered is as follows: - The mattress pads are a blend of cotton and impermeable nylon. - All curtains have a black-out liner... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

Room was spacious and well furnished, with a generous seating area. It was a little dark. Everything was clean and in good order. The layout is motel style. I was able to park close to the rear door but our front door opened on to a large lawn with loungers, well away from vehicles. Facilities included indoor and outdoor pools... More

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Tina F, Front Office Manager at Palmer House, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your very nice review. It was good and factual and it made us sound quite efficient! You may note that due to the energy efficient light bulbs, it may seem to be dark at first, but the whole room brightens up in short order. The good news is that on a sunny day, every room... More

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8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Highs: suites very well appointed, comfortable, and spacious. Property was beautiful - from the tennis courts to the pool to the stocked fishing pond. Easy walk to shops and restaurants. Lows: really, not very many. Fitness room had equipment that worked well but was dated. Not much sense in having a full kitchen if there is no silverware, dishes, or... More

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Tina F, Front Office Manager at Palmer House, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to do a review of the Palmer House. Well, we're happy about the highs and sorry about the lows! But the lows are duly noted. In the end, the bottom line is very good! We look forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Tina Fries More

Stamford, Connecticut
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is our escape, go to place, in Manchester. We always stay in the suites, over looking the beautiful pond and stream. The view of the mountains peek through the lovely tall trees as we enjoy an evening beverage on the back deck. It is an adult playground, if you want a little golf, in door and out door swimming... More

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Tina F, Front Office Manager at Palmer House, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for letting us be your escape destination. It's wonderful to hear you come to relax and that all of us at the Palmer House can take part in pampering you! As lovely as the rooms are, I agree that the Deluxe Suites are so beautifully located and wonderfully arranged, it's hard not to make them your... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

What do you want when you vacation 6 hours from home? A quiet, comfortable, inexpensive place, not too many frills, but a lovely setting in the heart of the Manchester, Vermont mountains! The Palmer House has indoor and outdoor pools, putting greens and spacious grounds. A light breakfast for a nominal fee gets you an early start to your day.The... More

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Tina F, Front Office Manager at Palmer House, responded to this review

Thank you for your delightful review! I enjoyed how you worded it. First of all, that it offers the comforts of home plus some fun amenities to enjoy. And secondly, how the age restriction supports a curb on noise...very well put! And lastly, the urging to give us a try. We are very happy you chose to give us a... More

Castleton On Hudson, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Drove in the back entrance by mistake and was concerned that we had picked an old 50's style motel. However, at check in the staff was friendly and helpful with suggestions and recommendations. And in spite of its first look our room was great. Clean, green room with king sized bed, couch, table and chairs, flat screen tv and a... More

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Tina F, Front Office Manager at Palmer House, responded to this review

Wow, thank you for that great review...it sounded like a well-written advertisement for the Palmer House! Too often the word "motel" conjures up negative images. Yet, we feel the layout of each room having easy access for check-in, as well as their surprising spaciousness prove otherwise...as you have duly noted. Since you mentioned the "back entrance", you also saw how... More

Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I have been to the Palmer House a half dozen times over the years, always in the summer and always in one of the suites. It's like camp for adults: outdoor swimming, indoor swimming, pitch and put golf, tennis (2 hard courts) and shuffle board. There is also a golf driving range a two minute drive up route 7A. While... More

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Tina F, Front Office Manager at Palmer House, responded to this review

Hello Frequent Stayer, how nice to read such a great summary of all our amenities! You are right about the Wi-Fi mostly being for emails and light web-surfing; the speed of our modem does not support bandwidth intensive activities. But I am glad you realize most do not come to Vermont to watch tv or download movies anyway! It is... More

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Address: 5383 Main Street , Route 7A North, Manchester, VT 05255
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Location: United States > Vermont > Green Mountains > Manchester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Palmer House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Palmer House Hotel Manchester
Palmer Hotel Manchester Center
Palmer Motel Manchester Center

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