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B&B Porta di Castro

1.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Via Porta di Castro, 223, 90134 Palermo, Sicily, Italy (Palazzo Reale)
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Ranked #32 of 301 Palermo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Not easy to find - but owner Alessandro will give you great instructions, and then come and meet you - but a wonderful (small) boutique hotel/B&B. In an old building that has been beautifully down up ... showing how you can mix ancient, traditional, modern and even a bit funky (e.g., there was an old Lambretta scooter on top of... More

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We arrived after spending time at Taormina and Cefalu and wanted a place that was central, good value and a little different and this b&b was all that and more. Even before we had left Cefalu we had a phone call to check what time we'd arrive and how to get there. We were 2 friends so wanted a room... More

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Calgary, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay at this welcoming bijou haven. Great proximity to the Orleans Metro stop, Cappella Palatina and the bus stop to Monreale. The room was spacious and well-equipped. I had expected some traffic noise at night, but I didn't notice much at all and slept well. The staff were extremely courteous and friendly, and also helpful with... More

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Melbourne AU
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76 reviews 76 reviews
63 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Combine a 500 year old building, some careful restoration and a dozen or so Vespa's and you have this great little hotel hidden down a side-street in Palermo. Our room was decorated with a row of scooters and even had its own kitchen. Staff were attentive and lovely. Breakfast was a hand-made affair and the entrance area of the hotel... More

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This place is quirky and not all rooms are alike or equal; one is off the lobby and windowless. Rooms are quiet despite the central location. The location is unbeatable for touring Palermo. The owners are very welcoming and helpful. Their restaurant tips were great; they assist you in finding a place to park; etc., etc. They collect all sorts... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We stayed at Porta di Castro and found a real little gem. If you love very old Vespa scooters or are looking for interesting ways to use them as decorations when you take them apart, then this is the place to stay in Palermo. Alessandro, who speaks excellent English, was more than helpful, coming to find us when our GPS... More

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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

This hotel was a fifteen minute walk from the bus and train station, and located in a small side street. The hotel entrance is very pleasant with a small breakfast room. Our room was located on the third floor, and although we knew there wasn’t a lift, we weren't prepared for the 50 plus steep stone steps we needed to... More

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Phoenix AZ
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We have just returned from a 3 night stay at this B and B-it was great! The rates are very reasonable, and Alessandro cannot do enough for his guests. He always had a smile on his face and offered assistance with anything you needed. He even walked us to the neighborhood market to find some wine. The breakfasts are served... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Our group had a nice stay at Porta Di Castro. The staff was brilliant - they called a few hours before check-in to make sure we knew the way, and offered a ride from the airport for a reasonable price. We were given complimentary fruit trays and beverages on arrival, and breakfast was very nice. The rooms were spacious and... More

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Krakow, Poland
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139 reviews 139 reviews
26 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Generally a very enjoyable stay at Porta di Castro. The staff was friendly, polite and helpful - the guy even helped us to park the car. He also showed us the main points of interest in Palermo and gave us a free map. The rooms are clean and nice, however the kitchen which was the part of the appartament no.13... More

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Address: Via Porta di Castro, 223, 90134 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Palermo > Palazzo Reale
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Hotel Class:1 star — B&B Porta di Castro 1*
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