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Hotel Porta Felice

#10 of 98 Hotels in Palermo
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Via Butera, 45, 90133 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Walking up to the hotel I wasn't expecting very much, however I was pleasantly surprised on entering the reception lobby. It was clean and well presented - the fragrant air freshener only added to the good feeling. The check in was fast and the rooms were well received - although we had one of the smallest rooms in the group... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We stayed at the Hotel Porta Felice in Palermo in October 2014 as part of our two week trip to Italy. The hotel is located very close to the "La Kalsa" district in Palermo, which is part of a more hipster and edgy part of time - if you are looking for a hotel in the touristy part of time... More 

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Brixham, United Kingdom
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I stayed here for three nights and I really can't speak highly enough of it. Even before our arrival they had arranged a transfer from the airport for us which went very smoothly. Our room was lovely, not a suite but still a very good sized room with a queen bed which was one of the best... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

On October 13th my husband and I checked in Porta Felice. We asked if they have a parking where we can leave our car until the 15th, day that we will check out. The answer we got was that the hotel didn't have a parking, but they used to work with a company of their entire confidence; we have only... More 

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Daniela F, Manager at Hotel Porta Felice, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thanks for your clear explanation. I copy here the answer received from the Parking : (....After your communication we promptly answered that we're not liable for any damage reported by the customer. We remind you that the complaint have to be made upon delivery of the vehicle. In addition, the customer has notified the damage at the arrival... More 

Rueil-Malmaison, France
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for two nights at the end of our Sicily trip and what a great ending! Fantastic hotel. Modern and the room well designed. We got an upgrade when we arrived and had a suite. It was beautiful. Even on the road, we were NOT disturbed by traffic noises, as it is situated on a side street. Used the wellness... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We stayed here twice at the beginning and end of a week in Sicily. The first room that we had was quite luxurious and very quiet. However on our second stay we got a very small room with banging and scraping of furniture overhead. Not relaxing at all. Don't stay in room 305! Other rooms may be better.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 via mobile

The hotel was very clean and breakfast in the rooftop restaurant was great. I would not stay here again due to the horrible location and very noisy street. Although located in back lane, it is very noisy with vehicles and motorbikes. Also had issues when we decided to shorten our stay, not as much to do in Palermo as we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Having previously read a few reviews about this hotel, I have to agree with most of what has been written. On arrival we were warmly greeted by the receptionist on duty who promptly and without having to ask, upgraded us to a very nice suite, which although it faced the street was not unduly noisy. The suite consisted of two... More 

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Daniela F, Direttore at Hotel Porta Felice, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your review and your time ! We are very happy to hear that you felt very well with us ! Hoping to see you again in our hotel , we send best regards More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I had read that this hotel was very good, but in a rather scary area. Can confirm the former - it is a lovely hotel. we stayed in a superior room and it was a large, beautifully appointed, well furnished room, with very comfortable bed. Breakfast (and dinner), which was taken on the top (fourth) floor of the hotel, with... More 

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Daniela F, Direttore at Hotel Porta Felice, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your time and your appreciation. We hope you'll stay again with us and we send our best regards More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

A charming hotel ... with friendly and efficient service. We were amazed at the size of our room (a deluxe double) with equally spacious marble bathroom! We were at the front of the hotel so tended to get a bit of street noise (but not unexpected in Italy) but could shut this out with shutters and air con. The roof... More 

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Daniela F, Direttore at Hotel Porta Felice, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your review ! It has been a pleasure for us to hear about you appreciation for the hotel and all the services. This is a boutique hotel, so the common spaces are not very large...this is the reason why the most part fo our guests prefers to relax on the beatiful terrace with... More 

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