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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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47 reviews 47 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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80 reviews 80 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
4 helpful votes 4 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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Seattle, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I've stayed at The Palace Hotel twice and both times have been enamored with the property and well cared for by the hotel operators. It's hard to identify what I like most about this place! First, I will give it the "Location, Location, Location" props because it is ideal! You can walk to everything. The hotel is nicely furnished with... More

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Astoria, Oregon
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141 reviews 141 reviews
20 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

this seemed appropriate for my 75t birthday. I was a bit handicapped due to a boot on my broken foot, but managed the 30 steps up to our room. It was roomy, the extra little area between room and bathroom , with small refrigerator, microwave was handy and less cramped than in some 'modern' hotels. It all seemed very well... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in a one bedroom suite. It had a queen and a twin bed in the bedroom. My daughter loved the old fashioned bed and now wants one like it. The room was quiet and we had a view of the side street. It was clean and had a large bathroom and kitchen. My husband was impressed with the... 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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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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