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Butera 28

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Via Butera 28, 90133 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Butera 28
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huge apartments in the palazzo wher the author of The Leopard lived. Lovingly maintained by relatives who live in part of the building. We even got a tour of their personal area. Staff extremely helpful and friendly, apt clean and well-stocked (they even had milk and butter in the fridge for us when we arrived). Fascinating and lovely place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These apartments are lovely. We stayed two nights in apartment 13 and wished we'd stayed longer. We felt like we were really living in Palermo - the apartment in this very gracious palazzo is perfectly located in a nice area of Palermo's old town and so elegantly furnished and comfortable. You could really settle in. Ours had everything we could... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These apartments are very very special! The apartments are part of a fantastic Palace. If you want to stay somewhere really special - a real Palace - this is the place for you. They are furnished with real antiques and treasures. The apartments are enormous and have everything you might need whilst visiting this great City. The Duchess (yes! -... More 

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Maleny, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Staying at Butera 28 was like a step back in time, a taste of the reality of Sicilian life. It is perfect for travellers like me who want to experience some cultural authenticity. I was warmly welcomed into the home by the Duchess, with her Australian assistant, and then settled into my cosy apartment. I was fortunate enough to spend... More 

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Staying at Butera 28 offers far more than any hotel. The apartments are located in a beautiful Palazzo near the marina that belonged to Giuseppe di Lampedusa ( author of The Leopard) and is now owned by the author's nephew. The apartments themselves are very charming and spacious, with tiled floors and antique furniture. But the best thing about Butera... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

A stay at Butera 28 is a rare opportunity to immerse oneself in the culture and history of Palermo. We stayed for one fantastic week in apartment 12 where we were made to feel extremely welcome by Nicoletta and her team of staff. The apartment was beautiful and clean with balconies overlooking the via Butera and the Palermo skyline. We... More 

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St. Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

These apartments are in a great location in Palermo, easy walking distance to the port and many restaurants. Everyone was very welcoming and helpful. Our apartment was spacious and clean - a perfect setup for two women traveling together who wanted separate sleeping areas. My favorite touch was the lion's head on the front door!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

My Fiance and I ended our two week exploration of Sicily in this wonderful apartment in Palermo. The apartment is very spacious and clean with a balconies off the bedroom, living room and kitchen. The kitchen is fully functional, we picked up some fantastic food from some of the local markets and cooked a fabulous dinner. The kitchen also comes... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I stayed in apartment number 8 during my stay and couldn't recommend it more. The apartment itself is fit for two though, is clean, had a washing machine and all the cooking supplies one would need! The famous Ballaro market is only walking distance away and there is also a large supermarket within walking distance from this apartment. If you... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We have spent several months in Italy on several different trips, but had never been to Sicily. We much preferred Modica, Ragusa Ibla and the other side of Sicily. The traffic into Palermo was unbelievably horrible, And I have driven through Milano and Roma so I'm not a rookie.

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