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Hotel Cortese

Via Scarparelli 16, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

This hôtel is cheap and located in central palermo close to main monuments. The comfort is very basic. Matresses and pilows are very hard. Bathroom equipments are not new. The breakfast is resume to a croissant and a piece or bread. However the staff is nice and the place is clean and tidy. It is a good hôtel for small... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

I visited the hotel Cortese for the fourth time this september. Wonderful to meet again the sweet family who owns the hotel. Very nice hotel, in the absolute centre of town and cheap prices. Located next to a wonderful daily market. Most rooms have a small balcony, and on the top floor is a very nice common roof terrace. where... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Theres not easy access. Front door is always locked you must press a buzzer each time you want to get in. theres an histerical woman . Who shouts at clients. Bother you with towels. We went there to relax .sleep We was bothered by cleaner knocking a lot. the area is well noisy by ballaro market...you wont get rest. theres... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My wife and I spent 7 nights in this simple, but charming hotel in the centre of Old Palermo.The owner signor Cortese is very helpful. Ask for a quiet room in the 4th floor. One discovers easily by foot the main topics of Palermo from this well situated hotel. The excellent restaurant Carlo V is nearby (avoid the "trattorias" in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We are travelling by bicycle and the very important thing for us a safe place for our bicycles. Hotel Cortese, has offered us a space in garage. Bikes are safe so let's see the rest. We have a room on the 4th floor. We have a tiny balcony and a large terasse. The room and the shared bathroom is clean.... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Location: In the old centre of Palermo. In daytime - close to market when you can see real Sicily, eat fresh fish, buy vegetables, traditional sausage and great wine for supper. On nighttime - place turns into some kind of African market. Can be very loud, and you can feel unsafe. Room: VERY CLEAN. Kinda dark. Tiny shower. But there... More 

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Nadi, Fiji
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Definitely, one of the most unpleasant hotels I have stayed in. I had a narrow, cramped room with single bed for the same price as one I had elsewhere in Palermo which was four times bigger. It's tucked away down some side streets from Via Maqueda which are not very pleasant and with cars and motorbikes streaking past, can be... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

The only plus is the proximity to the train and bus station. Located next to the market, you will hear loud music and party nights of weird crashes from inside the house somewhere ... On the first night at 21:00 when going around a walk, wrapped up neck gold neck chain Torino street corner. Thieves drove a motorbike. Take warning... More 

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Birmensdorf, Aargau, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

My comment will not add too much to the previous ones. The location of the hotel is fine, but it is in a so much crowdy and noisy place! The sound isolation in the hotel is very pure, so you hear everything what happen outside. There is a market and disco,this place is actively noisy 24 hours per day, especially... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We live in the room that was closest to the market. Having noises coming from the outside all the way till early morning, I really couldn't sleep well. I came with my husband, specifying we want a double room, a matrimonial bed, realizing the owner was only willing to give us a twin room, 2 seperate beds. He wasn't very... More 

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