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“Incredibel rip off”
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Palmer House
Ranked #6 of 16 Hotels in Manchester
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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Incredibel rip off”
Reviewed 21 September 2003

Allthough the location is great, the Palmer House, a combination motel and resort with suites, was extremely expensive for what you got. The desk staff was poorly trained, the room, which we paid $175 in the off season, should have been priced at $90. It was motel room-like, with thin towels, very synthethic bedding, and low wattage lightbulbs. Also, it was not very clean and the walls were so thin between rooms, you could hear others showering next door. I would not recommend this place at all, although Manchester is a great place for an overnight stay if you like to shop, tour and dine!

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Reviewed 27 November 2002

My mother and I took a trip from Syracuse to Bennington and then up to Manchester, VT in Oct 2002. Please don't miss 2 great stores on the way "Basketville" & "The Jelly Mill".

The Palmer House looks a little older in the front, but it has the most AMAZING suites I have ever seen (in the back near the pond). You get a full kitchen, living room with fireplace, HUGE bathroom with big jacuzzi, and a large bedroom with a great king bed. VERY nice. I think they came to $129/night or less off-season.

The hotel has a cute practice golf green and right next to the suites is a very nice and clean indoor pool. It is brand new...about 5 feet deep the whole length and olympic sized! Huge! It's awesome to float on your back and look up at the recessed ceiling with hidden lights that is shaped exactly like the pool. For $2 you get a continental breakfast in the main sun room (bagels, toast, cereal, fruit, muffins, coffee, tea, orange juice and milk.

If you are lucky enough to get a suite, this hotel is definitely worth staying at. If not, the other rooms are quite nice too. Very big with a separate kitchenette/sink area/fridge and very nice upscale bathroom.

I WOULD definitely stay at the Palmer House again.

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Additional Information about Palmer House

Property: Palmer House
Address: 5383 Main Street , Route 7A North, Manchester, VT 05255
Region: United States > Vermont > Green Mountains > Manchester
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Manchester
#4 Family Hotel in Manchester
#7 Green Hotel in Manchester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Palmer House 3*
Number of rooms: 42
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Palmer House is a 4 season resort located in Manchester center, only a 1/2 mile from the center of town. We offer a variety of rooms and suites with either a king bed or two double beds. Our suites offer a king bed, fireplace, two person jacuzzi and a private balcony with views of the trout pond and Equinox Mountain. During the summer and fall months enjoy our 9 hole par 3 golf course, two tennis courts and our own stocked trout pond. In the summer take a refreshing swim in our heated outdoor pool with attached jacuzzi. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Palmer House Hotel Manchester
Palmer Hotel Manchester Center
Palmer Motel Manchester Center
Palmer House Manchester, Vermont

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