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Palazzo Conte Federico

Via dei Biscottari, 4, 90134 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Palazzo Conte Federico
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Simcoe, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We ended our two week holiday at Palazzo Conte Federico with a two night stay, I wish it had been longer! From the moment we were met at the gate by Nicolo to the moment he got up in the wee hours of the night to see us off everything was perfect! I love to stay in historic buildings but... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

As the other reviews state, this is a gem. Nicolò was warm and generous, and incredibly helpful in all matters. We were there Christmas week and many things close, but Nicolò assisted us with reservations, checking on bus schedules, and other things. The rooms were so nice to relax in, and we felt we had a lovely place to spend... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Location, comfort, hospitality, charm, history... this place has it all. I would definitely stay here again. I can't say enough about how kind and knowledgeable we found our host, Nicolo. From restaurant recommendations, to arranging for our transportation from the airport, to the incredible tour of his family's palace. This place is a gem. I mean, come on, who doesn't... More 

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Taitung, Taiwan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

As others have written, Conte Federico is a gem. Best value for money we have experienced anywhere on Italy. The tour, given by Nicolo was the best cultural experience we had in Palermo. It's more then just a room but an experience not to be missed.

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San Rafael, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We absolutely LOVED our Palazzo Conte Federico experience. For starters, Nicolò, the proprietor, was so incredibly kind and accommodating. Our flight into Palermo was badly delayed and he waiting up for our 1 AM arrival, and was even good humored about it. Our apartment was quite comfortable and nicely furnished. A lovely array of items (fresh fruit, rolls and toast,... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Nicolo arranged for transportation from the airport to PCF which seemed minor when we booked it, but was soooo helpful after 18 hours of travel. This was the first place that we stayed on our honeymoon and we find ourselves talking about it a lot. Nicolo could not have been more accomodating, even dropping off cannoli while we were out... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We stayed in one of the apartments, which is a fraction of the price of the big room, and totally great. It is quiet, which is saying something in Palermo, very beautiful (sort of ridiculously so), and had a great shower and bed. I saw complaints about the breakfast, but i'm not sure what more you'd need. It's not "fresh",... More 

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nicnic2000, Proprietario at Palazzo Conte Federico, responded to this review

Dear guests, thank you for reviewing Palazzo Conte Federico. It is a pleasure to hear that you had a lovely sojourn. As to your unlucky arrival I’m sorry that your flight wasn’t easy and that you had to wait for more then 4 hours at the departure of your plane to Palermo. It was not me to be upset but... More 

Riverview, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

If you have only one stop to make in all of Sicily, make it the Palazzo Conte Federico. Not only is Nicolo a warm and engaging host, but the palace is a living testament to the beauty and grace of many bygones eras. The rooms we had were connected by a private corridor, each room having a bathroom with all... More 

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Washington
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

Sicily is so much about its history that it is only fitting to stay in a place both rich in its personal history and still inhabited by the original family. Other reviewers have reported accurately about the comfortable lodgings in former servants' quarters. The rooms were very clean and the beds comfortable. The location is ideal for exploring Palermo and... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Could not have picked a more perfect place to stay. Nicolo was super accommodating and greeted us to am amazing tour of his family palace. The palace is truly spectacular, filled with history and culture. One of the tower walls is on of the oldest standing walls in Palermo, pretty amazing. The location of the palace is great, we walked... More 

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