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Politeama Palace Hotel

#17 of 98 Hotels in Palermo
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Piazza Ruggero Settimo, 15, 90139 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Friday Harbor, Washington
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316 reviews 316 reviews
174 hotel reviews
253 helpful votes 253 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had two separate one night stays here in a Superior double (both corner rooms). The hotel is nicely located for shopping and any spontaneous entertainment in the piazza, restaurants, close to the ferry port (we actually walked from the ferry) and a reasonable taxi ride (is there such a thing in this city?) to the rail station. The bus... More 

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Medan
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73 hotel reviews
302 helpful votes 302 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is directly facing the square with the famous Politeama Theater. The lobby is dark and looks depressing. A lot of sitting area in the lobby, but not interesting as the light is so dim. The lift is the world war era, small and going up and down always have a shock sensation. The rooms are big but quite... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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32 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had booked in advance a superior double room which turned out to overlook the square. Preferring quietness to the view and noise of heavy continuous traffic we were offered a room at the back. It was certainly very clean and spacious and the bed was reasonably comfortable. The view was awful but who cares; the curtains were drawn to protect... More 

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Queensland, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

My Mum and I spent 4 nights in this hotel while I visited with a school friend. The staff were helpful and very accommodating when I asked to access a higher floor to take a photo. I had requested quiet room at time of booking however we were placed on the first floor over looking the square which during the... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

What I liked: 1-location: in the centre, next to a large square. On foot you can reach anywhere in a few minutes. Ideal for discovering the little secrets of Palermo 2-cleaning and room size: large rooms with wooden floors and all very clean. Despite the window being in need of repair and the heating system is old, I liked the... More 

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Simona F, direttore commerciale at Politeama Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you MariaF for your review. We read that you appreciated the cleannes of the room, as well as the position, and also our Staff! We are sorry to read that you met some problems, such as in the case of towels, but it's very easy ask to reception and we provided it. Please, let me just clarify the other... More 

Seville, Spain
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

My wife and I spent 3 nights in this hotel during our trip to Sicily and everything went as expected. We stayed on the 7th floor, in a room looking onto the vibrant Piazza Ruggero Settimo. As some other guests said, the hotel is spotless and the staff most helpful. Being Spanish, I could communicate easily with everybody at the... More 

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Simona F, direttore commerciale at Politeama Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Francisco, Thank you for reviewing our hotel services and for specifying to the other travellers what our breakfast included. Thank you also for suggesting our web site to reserve directly because it is more competitive. Thank you again for your words of appreciation regardind our staff an "honorable notice" for me. We Hope to host you very soon again... More 

Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This is a very well situated hotel on the square. We had a room on the 7th floor with a wrap around balcony overlooking the square.The hotel is reasonably decorated and spotlessly clean. We loved the breakfast which had something for everyone. There are some busy roads to negotiate outside but we just followed the locals and managed to survive!!... More 

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Simona F, direttore commerciale at Politeama Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cynthiate we thank you for your review that shows you appreciated our services, our central location and our clean rooms. We Hope you'll come again to visit us. Best Regards Simona Formica Direttore Commerciale Hotel Politeama Palermo More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I have just returned from 12 nights at the Politeama, and I found the hotel really excellent. Spotlessly clean, tastefully designed and decorated, very helpful and kind staff, and superb breakfasts with a great array of different foods. I can wholeheartedly recommend the hotel.

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Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Good place to stay, close to a shopping street and most attractions were about 30 minutes walk away. Lots of places to grab food around the area. Room were very comfy except wifi was slow at the top floor. Not everyone on the front desk speaks english. breakfast was free and good.

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England
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We stayed here for 4 nights in February with 3 teenage children. Right near the centre of Palermo, with a busy road in front, but there was very little traffic noise. Staff very friendly and helpful. Not much going on, but that was probably the time of year. Although there is no bar to sit in as such, you can... More 

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