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Address: Central Promenade, Douglas IM2 4NA
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Located adjacent to the 4 star Palace Hotel & Casino, Douglas, Isle of...

Located adjacent to the 4 star Palace Hotel & Casino, Douglas, Isle of Man, the Palace Cinema is equipped with Dolby digital sound, and the latest 3D technology, at an invest of almost £200,000. The Palace Cinema houses two screens, showing up to eight films a day at peak periods. Screen One has a seating capacity of 319 and Screen Two can seat 119. The complex is also available for private daytime hire for presentations or meetings and for exclusive evening film performances.

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Good size cinema

the sound and seating is better in the upstairs cinema, downstairs can feel a little claustrophobic if it's a full house.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 April 2014
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Onchan, null, Isle Of Man
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2014

nice little cinema with wonderful helpful staff with particular mention to the handsome young man who helped with our booking Collin I think he said his name was

Thank Claire M
Onchan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2014

After the renovation, this Palace is a welcome treat to the island. The chairs are comfy, they finally discovered cup holders and as long as you're in the front 5 rows, the smaller screen holds up quite nice.

Thank ManxYank
Douglas, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2014

We're from abroad, and we miss going to the movies so much. The Palace and its two screens is better than the cinema at the Villa, but it's still terrible. Poor movie selection, small seats, noisy teenagers, disgusting popcorn, small screen... I'd happily pay twice as much for a decent cinema.

2 Thank monkeyfeet11
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

Quality cinema, seats are very comfortable, great screens, would like to see more diverse films. Overall an enjoyable night out

Thank GoggleboxLondon
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34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

Show all the latest films on release. The seats are really comfortable and with leg space. The only negative is the having to queue to get tickets behind others that are getting their tickets and sweets for a kids party! - very time consuming.

Thank Debbie T
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49 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2014

the sound and seating is better in the upstairs cinema, downstairs can feel a little claustrophobic if it's a full house.

Thank IOMgirlie63
Douglas, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2014

On first appearance looks a mess but the palace cinema has a large car park considering a lot of uk cinemas don't have one. Inside is beautifully decorated and staff are very friendly iv been many times and there is always a warm welcome. The shop has 3 tills and a ticket desk, the shop has a lot of sweets... More 

3 Thank Jennifermanx
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2013

Went to watch 3D film - glasses given to my wife didn't work...complained to someone who said he was in charge but got the got the answer..."nah mate..they always work...it's your word against mine"...guess that means he is right and I am wrong despite thre people trying the glasses during the film and all coming to same conclusion that they... More 

2 Thank Manxscorpio
Fleetwood, Lancashire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2013 via mobile

I visited the cinema twice in the three days I have been on the island. It is very conveniently situated next to the Palace hotel. The staff are attentive, and there was no need to queue for tickets or sweets and drinks as the cinema was rather quiet. Screen 1 is a much larger theatre than screen 2. Both offer... More 

1 Thank Chris1968_13
Douglas, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2013

This is cinema is very average as Cinema's go, the new seating is a big improvement and you no longer stick to the floor when you go in however the price is very expensive especially 3D movies for a family. The cost of popcorn is just silly!

Thank davro71

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