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Buxton
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8 reviews
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I went to the Palace Hotel on Friday night with a group of colleagues for our Christmas party, and was pleasantly surprised. We had a fantastic time! The food was faultless and the waiters were attentive. Couldn't ask for more. There was also a great disco, and we danced all night.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have stayed here twice now and will not do so again. The issue is the staff have a generally poor attitude and are just not good enough to cater for a hotel of this size and past pedigree. The food is very average and they ran out out of pizza bases at 7.30pm. The pool and gym are the... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent one night in this mausoleum while on business nearby. Cold and soulless and well past it's use by date. Checking in was a long drawn out process without any apology for the delay. Walking up the stair to my room I could detect a whiff of a bygone age. Room was a good sized but that was they only... More 

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Cauldon lowe, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I always try to write a balanced review, taking into account price and the location, and having stayed at the Palace Hotel a few times, but not in the last 3 years or so and it was always OK. However this visit really poor. Check in was OK but a little terse, Having been out to a Christmas dinner we... More 

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Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was travelling with five others to Chatsworth House xmas market on Friday and we stayed at the Palace Hotel for three days. The twin room on the second floor was comfortable and warm. The food was very good and there was a good choice each morning and evening. The staff were very friendly and helpful, but there was a... More 

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7 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

No hot water in room until early evening. No WiFi. No heating, except a very small electric heater (completely useless), which took up one of the three plug sockets (the TV took up another, so if you wanted to watch TV with the ineffectual heater on, that left one socket free. Bad news if you have two phones to recharge,... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at hotel with a coach trip, over the week-end, Hotel has plenty of character, but does need upgrading. The staircase is very impressive, and Hotel was clean and food was v good. One downside room 329 had no working radiator or towel rail, there was a small heater in room which suggests this an ongoing problem. Reported problem but... More 

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derby
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46 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed just one night on Sunday 27 November 2016 as we were going to a show at Buxton Opera House. The Palace is easy to find & good access with plenty of parking at £4.50 for 24 hours in the hotel grounds. Quick & easy check in, we were travelling with another couple & our rooms were located close... More 

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44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the hotel recently. Beautiful entrance hall and staircase. Room was fine but radiators in bathroom and bedroom did not work at all for the 3 nights of our stay. This was reported twice but nothing was done.to put things right. A small portable heater was in the bedroom and this had to suffice. Luckily, it was not too... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has charm in bucket loads. Other reviews have focused on the fact that it is a bit "tired", which is true but it is clean, full of character and in a great location. The entrance hall and main staircase are very imposing as is the high ceiling in the dining room. Breakfast was self serve from the buffet,... More 

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the 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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Palace Hotel

Address: Palace Hotel Palace Road, Buxton SK17 6AG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Buxton
Price Range: RM202 - RM545 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Palace Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 122
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Also Known As:
Palace Hotel Buxton
Palace Buxton
Buxton Hotel Palace
Barcelo Buxton
Hotel Palace Buxton
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“Go high to avoid hearing the boy racers of Buxton at midnight”
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