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Palace Hotel Port Townsend

1004 Water Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368
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Ranked #3 of 11 hotels in Port Townsend
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Wendy H Floral, ar
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Floral, ar
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been to Port Townsend four times and I've stayed at The Palace Hotel twice. It is run by a very friendly staff. Clean rooms. Easy to walk to food establishments downtown from The Palace. No elevator but the gentlemen at the front desk will carry your luggage up for you. Private parking in back.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a terrific one-night stay in the "Miss Pearl" room of this former bordello. The customer service from the front desk clerk last evening was outstanding. Wish I had his name so I could give him a shout out. He was extremely courteous and gave us several help hints about the area. This is one beautifully refurbished and decorated... More

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Vancouver, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Palace is a heritage building three blocks from the ferry terminal in the historic downtown district which exhibits full Victorian decor throughout the hotel, an ex bordello. The rooms are named for the working girls and are comfortably furnished. There is no AC which could be problem in hotter weather, however, a fan is provided in each room. We... More

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47 reviews 47 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you choose to stay here, recognize it is a very old building. The ambiance however is great, the rooms are okay, but don't stay here for that reason. The location is solid and within walking distance to everything in the tourist part of town. Restaurants in the area are nice and the hotel makes for a romantic night. I... More

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Grants Pass, Oregon
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love Port Townsend, but have always stayed in our RV at the harbor before. This trip, our adult kids were meeting us there for the weekend so we needed a hotel. My husband wanted something downtown so we could walk everywhere we wanted to go. When I called the Palace, their friendliness & helpful attitude was what sold me... More

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Austin, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely old hotel, cute rooms and helpful staff. It was warm for the NW, but we kept window open. That did, however, allow a bit of a sewer smell which my husband could not smell but I could. Just learned from another reviewer that staff said it was a paper mill. We stayed in a room with bath down the... More

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Olympia, Washington
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The hotel is decorated nicely. Our desk greeting and the knowledge of the local area and what was still open was excellent. Some of the other rooms that were open looked beautiful. Our stay in Captain Tibbal's room was not very pleasant. At first the room seemed excellent, nicely decorated and clean. The reason for the low rating was our... More

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palacehotel1004, Guest Relations Manager at Palace Hotel Port Townsend, responded to this review

Hello Happytotravel, Sorry about your unpleasant experience at the Palace Hotel. We checked for the smell, but could not find anything. We would like to offer you a free night stay (off season) or a full refund for your inconvenience. Best wishes, Gary More

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81 reviews 81 reviews
5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We came down from Victoria, BC on the Blackball Ferry... Heading back home to Lake Oswego, Oregon. I Found this hotel on Trip Advisor and booked a room. REALLY COOL OLD HOTEL! Don't know when it was built... it is old... But completely remodeled! All the rooms very quaint, different, and decorated to fit the age of the hotel. Super... More

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La Mesa, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Just a fun, unique experience for a hotel. The rooms are named (we were in "Miss Lou"). The ceilings are very high. A ceiling fan kept the air moving. A refrigerator and microwave neatly located were a plus. We were on the third floor, so clearly, our rooms weren't for those challenged with hauling luggage up three flights. (There wasn't... More

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Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I wanted to find something completely special. I searched on internet, made reservations elsewhere, but found out that their advertising was over promoting their accommodations. So i dug deeper and found this beautiful gem. We were treated like royals, I made the reservations with Tim over the phone. He was marvelous. He was the perfect salesmen for his property. Sold... More

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Address: 1004 Water Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368
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Location: United States > Washington > Port Townsend
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This beautifully restored Victorian hotel is in the heart of historic Port Townsend. A former bordello with most rooms named after former working girls including Madame Maries suite and Miss Kittys room, this Magnuson Hotels affiliate is located one block from the ferry dock in the center of many fine art galleries, restaurants, theaters, antique stores, and unique gift shops. ... more   less 
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