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Hotel Columbia Palermo

#12 of 98 Hotels in Palermo
Certificate of Excellence
Via del Celso 31, 90143 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Vilnius County, Lithuania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Have chosen this hotel for two times already. Located in the center of Palermo, everything is near, all historical places, churches, markets, restaurants etc. Hotel is always clean and very friendly. The alternative of breakfast meal could be bigger and not the same every day. Still the food is fresh and good. Hope to come back again some day!

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

Fantastic value - a generous and very clean room, most friendly and welcoming staff with a good choice for breakfast included. We arrived late at night - at that time, the approach to the hotel felt a little shady - but on reflection, that is probably true of anywhere just off the main streets in Palermo. Not far from the... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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109 reviews 109 reviews
37 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The staff of this hotel is fantastic, I cannot complement them more. They were extremely friendly, accommodating and helpful. They even let us out of our reservation 1 day early without any consequence. The location is also good, perfect for catching public transportation and plenty of restaurants in walking distance of the hotel. But the fact is the hotel is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We arrived by car and had to stop a few times to ask directions as it is quite hard to find. We ending up calling the hotel for directions - but still got lost! We managed to park in a nearby parking area that was free. The staff are incredibly friendly and helpful. There seemed to only ever be one... More 

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Deal, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

First impression of the outside were a bit worrying as facade and area were scruffy. Once inside we found everything to be clean, comfortable and the staff to be friendly and efficient. Hotel centrally positioned with restaurants, shops and bus and train stations all close by. Plenty of local street food available in the alleys and piazzas, all within walking... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Ideally situated in old town Palermo, a 20 minute walk from the station and very close to most of the sites of interest and many good restaurants. Very helpful staff, a good breakfast and a clean,comfortable room. We occasionally had problems with wi-fi and the street leading to the hotel was a bit scruffy, but overall our stay was very... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We didn't experience any of the noise issues that others have mentioned, so I assume that we had a room on the quite side of the hotel. We found the staff to be very friendly and willing to assist. Our room was a decent size with effective air conditioning and a good sized bathroom. We did however experience a couple... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

I stayed 3 nights in this hotel and was by car. Make sure you have a navigator in order to find the hotel: palermo is a busy city with many one way streets, and you need a very narrow one to reach the hotel. The hotel has a deal with a parking place about 300m from the hotel, which closes... More 

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This hotel is in a side street near the QuatroCanti crossroads and so is excellently placed for sightseeing. We arrived on Tuesday and left Friday morning. While we were there it was very quiet. The hotel was very clean and the staff very friendly and helpful.

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Adelaide, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

This place is up a filthy smelly alleyway, allthough the staff on the desk are good and helpful, the place needs a serious makeover, bathrooms, plumbing and fittings all past the used by date. Housekeeping is very bad, shower etc filthy. Room 102 is a no go if you want to actually sleep due to all night rave club at... More 

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Erica V, Direttore generale at Hotel Columbia Palermo, responded to this review

Dear Guest I think your review has been dictated by not being able to be moved to another room, which we would have done but having learned the last day unfortunately it was impossible, I was assigned a room on the first floor to prevent you from doing other plans. Discriminate all the staff who every day tries its best... More 

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