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Cristal Palace Hotel

Via Roma 477 a/d, 90139 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Vodskov, Denmark
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An ok hotel with small rooms, and some with balcony. But this is also the only thing the hotel has. Downtown with lots to se around. I would call it a place to sleep. So a work hotel not a pleasure hotel.. But it is clean

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We went on an easy jet package holiday here. We were plesantly surprised! Clean and friendly hotel, very well located to get to all the sights. Well placed for transport too. On a busy road, but that wasnt a problem as the windows are double glazed.Breakfast is taken on the rooftop terrace, lovely. Staff helpful and kind. The room was... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We were really pleasantly surprised by this hotel. It was the cheapest place we stayed in in Sicily. The location was great, easy access the the train station and for the airport bus, and not far from the many bars and restaurants around the theatre. The staff were very friendly and helpful, and spoke multiple languages. The breakfast was fine,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The rooms are dated, which for Palermo standards is normal I guess, but the rooms are clean. Forget about breakfast, your better off going to a bar and eating. We spent 5 days in Palermo and each morning the eggs were burnt and that's the nicest thing I could say about breakfast.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I stayed at this hotel during a car trip around Sicily. We stayed there the first and the last night of our trip. The firts room they gave us (6th floor) was small and didn´t have a modern or cosy look. The bathroom was huge, but it looked like a hospital bathroom. The second room (9th floor) was much bigger... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Very valuable hotel, most satisfactory prices. Its a find. This is the place for you who wan't to stay very near bus connections, restaurants and walking distance to the town centre. But the best is the staff. They give you the extra service you need, and always with a smile. For example, we tried to book a rental car on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

Room slightly outdated. Dark. Curtains and bed spread are this old green material. However it is functional. Breakfast was served at the rooftop where it needs WAY more air conditioning. Food was ok. Sweet italian breakfast plus watery scrambled eggs.

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