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Athenaeum Palermo

3.0 of 5
Via Giannettino 4, 90128 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were moved to this hotel by Easy Jet Holidays as our original hotel had unexpectedly closed. Easy walking distance from the metro,and anywhere in Palermo for that matter. My wife was quite ill at the beginning of the trip and the staff were extremely caring and helpful. The hotel restaurant was a life saver as was the nearby pizza... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I stayed in this hotel with my husband for 5 nights. As soon as we arrived in this hotel we were welcome nicely by all the staff. Our room was located on the 6th floor of the building. The room was a nice size with a comfortable bed and a nice bathroom. The room was cleaned everyday. It was not... More 

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Granada, Spain
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

For me this hotel is like home (I spent more than 10 months in total), I stayed in a lot of different rooms, the staff is very kind and professional. They also have 24h. reception and free parking. Hotel rooms are big but old, all the mattress need to be replace. Toilet is OK but also very old and sometimes... More 

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Naples, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

We found this hotel to be a wonderful departure from many other hotels we've stayed in during our time (1 year) of living & traveling in Italy. The room was comfortable, clean, included most amenities you'd expect, AND a refrigerator! That's something we haven't encountered at any other authentic Italian hotel. This means that instead of paying 1 to 4... More 

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Englefield Green, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
35 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Very good value 3 star hotel 8 minutes walk to the Royal Palace and Palatine Chapel (which is unmissable). Big rooms for a 3* hotel. Very friendly English speaking staff. Free parking under the hotel (entrance is round the block at the back of the hotel and the green gate is directly opposite the lobby entrance). Good breakfast and good... More 

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New York City, New York
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64 reviews 64 reviews
54 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

The hotel is in a residential are. When you look outside, you are among the locals. There are some nice places nearby to get some authentic sicilian food. It is also within walking distance to many of the sights. It is true that the hotel is about a 20 minutes walk from the Duomo and also the main train station,... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

the hotel was pretty dirty. to start off, we arrived, got our key only to find that someone else was either already in teh room or it had not been cleaned. the staff apologized and gave us a new room. The rooms are not very clean, especially for a hotel of this size. The location was ok as it was... More 

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Novi Sad, Serbia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

Hotel was very good, but I did not look thrilled, but courtesy of employees and breakfast.The service is excellent.location is a bit far, but it is calm and be nice to sleep.It is easy to reach the center

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2011

Don't do it ,what a mess ,and a lie ,this is the biggest rip off we have ever had photes don't look to bad but we got the real ones like Lucy said horrible dirtyback streets the hotel is just as bad full of workmen wakeing you up at 6 in the morning fire alarm taped up ,locked shutters air... More 

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2011

The Hotel is located in a horrible dirty back street off a very busy and difficult to cross main road. When we were staying there it had two skips outside (one with a loo in it) and I spotted a cockroach but to be fair this was just outside the Hotel's front door so may have nothing to do with... More 

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