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The Palace Hotel

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  • Excellent16%
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  • Average23%
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  • Terrible13%
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What's included
Free Internet
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Fitness centre
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
Spa
Wheelchair Access
4 Star Hotel
The Victorian Palace Hotel sits in 5 acres of landscaped gardens in the spa town of Buxton. Ideally located for visiting Buxton Opera House and exploring the Peak District National Park, Britain's first National Park and one of the country's most popular walking destinations, this hotel...
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Location and contact
Palace Hotel Palace Road, Buxton SK17 6AG, England
26.5 km to Manchester Intl Airport
49 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I recently stayed here and we found the hotel to have a stately feel to it! The hotel exterior and grounds were impressive. We were early for check in but were able to go and have breakfast. The hotel is situated with very easy access...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Just returned from a 2 night break at this under staffed and poorly managed hotel. On arrival we found the room to be dirty, previous guests dirty clothes still there, cobwebs handing from the ceiling. The kettle didn't work and there was no soap in...More

Thank Lizi999
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a shame this beautiful lovely old building is being left to rot and fall apart. We found check in staff, friendly and welcoming. Our room was ok, however the bathroom, had a blocked sink, towel rail coming off the wall and the shower took...More

Thank chumpstacharlie
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is not the first stay here and reviewed over a period of time-so here an update. I did find the staff friendly and efficient. We were a large pre booked party. I did not try to have dinner but reports from others were not...More

Thank fiveducks
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stayed in a Compact Double Room for our Wedding Anniversary. On the plus side the room was good for the price paid (£75) and was of a fairly decent standard. Room was fairly clean but let down by the fact that the bathroom extractor fan...More

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The Victorian Palace Hotel sits in 5 acres of landscaped gardens in the spa town of Buxton. Ideally located for visiting Buxton Opera House and exploring the Peak District National Park, Britain's first ...More National Park and one of the country's most popular walking destinations, this hotel has an imposing facade and opulent interior to provide an unforgettable backdrop for any occasion. With 122 bedrooms, including 12 premium rooms, a Health & Leisure club with swimming pool, gym and beauty rooms, and a restaurant using local ingredients to prepare British and Continental cuisine, it's the perfect spot for a country town retreat. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Jax4749
June 8, 2018|
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Response from Honeyroar | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are allowed in certain guest rooms (£10/dog/night up to two dogs) and the lobby/lounge area. Not the bar or restaurant. Lovely park immediately across the road and large garden area at the hotel for late night... More
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chris14855
April 15, 2018|
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Response from 397Susan789 | Reviewed this property |
They have on site parking. Sorry for the delay in replying.
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Sebsgran
April 2, 2018|
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Response from Rubitooz | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - got the wrong palace hotel. Haha this is well and truly still open
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Room Tips
"Rooms are very variable in size. A front facing is best,"
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"Advice to help travellers choose a good room? If you drove here - sleep in your car."
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"Think about upgrading your room. No. 158 was pokey!!"
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"First or second floor at the front."
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