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Good size cinema

the sound and seating is better in the upstairs cinema, downstairs can feel a little claustrophobic... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2014
IOMgirlie63
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IOM
Like stepping back in time.

I visited the cinema twice in the three days I have been on the island. It is very conveniently... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2013
Chris1968_13
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Fleetwood, Lancashire
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17 Sep 2017
“Needs a revamp ”
24 Aug 2017
“good for a rainy day , traditional cinema ,back to our childhood”
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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...more
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Reviewed 5 April 2014

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

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank IOMgirlie63
Reviewed 5 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...More

Date of experience: February 2014
3  Thank Jennifermanx
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...More

Date of experience: December 2013
2  Thank Manxscorpio
Reviewed 23 November 2013

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...More

Date of experience: November 2013
1  Thank Chris1968_13
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...More

Date of experience: August 2013
Thank davro71
Reviewed 17 August 2013

A two screen cinema offering recent releases in 2 and 3D. Tickets are reasonably priced and the popcorn tasty !

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank 155katem
Reviewed 29 July 2013

A cinema use to be cheap (around a fiver) not here though and with only two screens you have little options.

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank JollyTraveller13
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Thank goodness the Palace Cinema was saved from closure about 20 years ago when so many others were lost. Recently refurbished and with two theatres, the Palace shows the very latest films, including 3D, concurrently with their release in London. Going to the cinema is...More

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank Manxtravellers
Reviewed 4 April 2013

The cinema is very comfortable and the operating company seem to be able to secure a good range of films shortly after their general release. Recommended.

Date of experience: January 2013
1  Thank CTB181140
Reviewed 30 March 2013

A good choice of films and only a 'stones throw' from the Mereside. Comfortable and very convenient.

Date of experience: March 2013
Thank Alan B
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