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Hotel Principe di Villafranca

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Via G. Turrisi Colonna 4, 90141 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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california
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180 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is located a trashy part of town. First day, we went to walk for a snack. Had to walk through streets with trash stacked high, non-bird feces littering the sidewalk, and urine smells everywhere. Even dead animals (two) just lying on the trash. So we travelled by taxi from then on. The rooms were average at best. The... More 

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Millburn, New Jersey
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It is an elegant, nice place, on a quiet street, near city center and many good restaurants. Very helpful front desk staff, speak good English. Good breakfast choices, beautiful wall arts. We enjoyed one night stay. Will stay again if we are back to Palermo.

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Giulia B, Sales & Marketing Executive at Hotel Principe di Villafranca, responded to this review

Dear Abbyjiang, Thank you so much for your excellent review and for awarding your recent stay at Hotel Principe di Villafranca a full five points! We are very happy that you enjoyed the hotel location, the helpfulness of our front desk staff, our delicious buffet breakfast and the works of art which are displayed all throughout the rooms and common... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Exceptional big and modern decorated classy rooms; very good hospitality by perfect staff especially at the fromt office. Breakfast is not very appealing, very standart İtalian breakfast but you expect more of such a good hotel. Despite a great shiny weather all currains in room and breakfast area are dark and closed at all times.

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Giulia B, Sales & Marketing Executive at Hotel Principe di Villafranca, responded to this review

Dear ElaT, we would like to thank you for sharing this amazing review on your recent stay experience at Hotel Principe di Villafranca – we are really delighted in reading that you loved the rooms, finding them large and well decorated, and that your feedback on our staff hospitality, especially at the front desk, is perfect. We are sorry to... More 

Perth, Australia
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ( 2 couples) stayed 2 nights in Palermo and chose this hotel because it was recommended on Trip Advisor. The price, location and comfort level were very good. The art work was very funky and the lounge a nice chill zone. The rooms were quiet and comfortable. The location was great as it was in a quiet residential area... More 

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Giulia B, Sales & Marketing Executive at Hotel Principe di Villafranca, responded to this review

Dear Tim C, thank you for sharing your fantastic guest stay experience with other readers of Tripadvisor and for letting us know that the hotel reputation on this website really encouraged you to book with us! We are simply delighted in what we read: it is great to learn that you loved the comfort of rooms, the general price-quality level,... More 

Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a junior suite which was one room rather than two as you might expect when you hear "suite" but there was plenty of space. It's a modern hotel in a quiet residential area but still easy walking distance to many touristy parts. Palermo is flat so not that difficult to traverse. We had no trouble finding many good... More 

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Giulia B, Sales & Marketing Executive at Hotel Principe di Villafranca, responded to this review

Dear KMP666, We would really like to thank you for sharing your recent guest stay experience at Hotel Principe di Villafranca. Learning our guests’ feedback is crucial for our continuous improvement of standards and services, and we are very grateful to you for your contribution! We are really delighted in reading that your experience with the city in general and... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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138 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We have just returned from a 4 day stay at the hotel at the end of our Sicily tour (room 114 - two twin beds which can be moved together as we specified for this hotel); the room was very quiet, dark at night, good temp. control, with a very nice shower; the bathroom is a touch crowded but that... More 

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Giulia B, Sales & Marketing Executive at Hotel Principe di Villafranca, responded to this review

Dear sandbag7, Thank you very much for sharing this lovely review with the members of the Tripadvisor travelers’ community – we immensely appreciate it! We are very happy to read that you enjoyed your hotel stay experience from all viewpoints, starting from room comfort and quiet, but also including hotel location safety, our restaurant cuisine and breakfast offer – and... More 

New Jersey
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64 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This hotel was our first stop on a Sicily vacation. The hotel is located in a nice section of Palermo and you can walk to the historical center and several restaurants. The front lobby is attractive and the help at the front desk are friendly although not very attentive. Our room however was the problem. To say the décor was... More 

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Giulia B, Sales & Marketing Executive at Hotel Principe di Villafranca, responded to this review

Dear EllenNewJ, Thank you for sharing your opinion about your recent stay experience at Hotel Principe di Villafranca with the other members of the Tripadvisor travellers community. We are happy that you enjoyed the property location and the hotel style and ambiance, and that you found our staff friendly and polite – we would also like to thank you for... More 

Long Island, NY
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107 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This hotel is actually much better than it's web site would suggest. It's a modern hotel with the good and bad that come with such facilities. We had a junior suite that came with a good size bathroom but no decent sofa or chairs. Internet connection was acceptable. The 34 inch TV received a good number of channels in HD.... More 

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Giulia B, Sales & Marketing Executive at Hotel Principe di Villafranca, responded to this review

Dear CPLongIsl, thank you for sharing this very good review with the other readers of the Tripadvisor travellers community: we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay experience and will work as suggested on further improving our website narration of it. We would also like to thank you for highlighting the many positive aspects of your stay, including the... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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309 reviews
87 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Loved the situation of this hotel in a classy, safe area of Palermo. The hotel is close to nice restaurants & the main upmarket shopping area & just off Piazza Politeama. Our room was spacious, nice decor & very clean. Free wi-Fi was good, a bit slow at times. The bathroom was narrow but not a real problem for a... More 

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Giulia B, Sales & Marketing Executive at Hotel Principe di Villafranca, responded to this review

Dear McAnnie1, thank you very much for this great review and for sharing your comments and remarks on your recent stay experience at Hotel Principe di Villafranca. We are so delighted you loved the hotel location and neighbourhood and are so happy you also enjoyed the spaciousness, cleanliness and comfort of your room. We are sorry whether you found that... More 

London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

From arrival to departure four days later all staff members I had contact with could not have been more helpful. The room - (superior whatever that means), was spotless, and on a quiet side street so no problems with noise. The bed was extremely comfortable, and although the room was fairly compact there was good wardrobe space and a small... More 

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Giulia B, Sales & Marketing Executive at Hotel Principe di Villafranca, responded to this review

Dear stemaj, we are really thankful for this amazing review, awarding five points to your recent stay at Hotel Principe di Villafranca. We could not be happier to read that all the members of staff were courteous and supportive, that you completely enjoyed the hotel locations, that the room was very comfortable, with good storage spaces and good cleanliness. We... More 

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