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Palace Hotel Port Townsend
Ranked #4 of 11 Hotels in Port Townsend
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We missed the last ferry from Port Townsend and decided to stay the night. We walked in the Palace Hotel without any reservation but was warmly greeted and was offered a beautiful restored room Marie's Suite #3 for a bargain of $149 plus taxes.
The building has no elevator but it does offer- free parking, microwave, coffee maker with fresh cream in the fridge, dishes, common areas on each floor and free wifi with a good connection. Our comfortable bed was huge with quality linen.
It was mentioned our suite might be haunted and we heard the toilet flush on its own but that could have been a plumbing issue ....
The entire hotel is decorated in Victorian furnishings and style.
Glad we missed the ferry to find this gem!
Highly recommend.

Room Tip: Marie's suite was a large corner room with views views views
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  • Stayed: August 2016, travelled on business
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

This hotel was a great place to stay. We were only there one night but plan to go back and stay longer. Very reasonable price and very attentive staff. It was once a bordello and is done in the Victorian style. All the rooms are tastefully done. We were on the 3rd floor and had a separate bath but we were the only ones with a key. Just a nice place to relax after visiting the great town of Port Townsend.

Room Tip: We had a great view from the 3rd floor and really didn't hear street noise.
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  • Stayed: June 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

This is a wonderful hotel. We booked 3 nights here and loved every minute. The hotel was once a bordello and is decorated with Victorian furnishings. It is like stepping back in time with modern amenities. There isn't an elevator and we were on the 3rd floor, but there are places to "rest" as you climb the stairs. The rooms are named for the "ladies" that once lived here. We were in Miss Kitty's room and it was spectacular. The room was decorated just as we expected and the bathroom was huge with one of the best showers ever. The view from the corner room was fun to sit and people watch from. Great view of the water and the ferries coming and going. We absolutely loved our stay there. We had parking in the back and we were able to walk almost everywhere from the hotel. We also liked the chance to peek into the other rooms that were open for viewing. This was a real treat for us to be able to stay here. We hated to leave.

Room Tip: We chose Miss Kitty's room because of the fantastic views.
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  • Stayed: July 2016, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Jennifer S
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

We stayed here over a couple of days July 4th weekend and it was great. The rooms are very unique. It was like going back in time. It was clean and comfortable as well. We stayed in room #8 which was Miss Simone's room. Very charming, and the front desk was very nice. They even held our room for us while we made last minute travel arrangements into town. It is very centrally located and I have already booked my next stay here in September for the Port Townsend Film Festival.

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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We visited the Palace Hotel right in the heart of the Historic District. Just walk out the Palace front door to many fine Port Townsend establishments.

The three floors of 19 rooms are uniquely laid out with Victorian and modern amenities. The top floor suites with kitchenettes are handy. Just an interesting place. No elevator but staff will help with luggage. A friendly staff.

Stayed: July 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 July 2016

The Palace Hotel occupies the two upper floors of the Captain Timbals Building, It has no elevator so one must walk and carry luggage up 30 steps or so. It has uniquely decorated rooms, magnificent views, a fascinating history and pets and families are welcome. It's just two blocks from the ferry on Water Street and a short distance to the historic downtown.

Stayed: June 2016
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Reviewed 10 June 2016

I stay at the Palace hotel a couple times a year, always a good experience. Very close to everything downtown, places to eat and drink with in feet from the hotel. This trip I stayed in the Miss Claire, very nice room with huge windows and a view of the main street and water. The bathroom had a jetted shower, interesting, but nice.

Room Tip: Miss Claire room is wonderful
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  • Stayed: June 2016, travelled on business
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Additional Information about Palace Hotel Port Townsend

Address: 1004 Water St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-6706
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Region: United States > Washington > Port Townsend
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 11 Hotels in Port Townsend
Price Range: $149 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Palace Hotel Port Townsend 2.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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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