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Grand Hotel Federico II

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Principe di Granatelli 60, 90139 Palermo, Sicily, Italy (Politeama)
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Ranked #39 of 98 hotels in Palermo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014
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Farmington, CT
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Located near a major city street, this hotel serves as a convenient base to tour a large part of Palermo, especially some of the city's more exciting sights.The rooms are spacious and comfortable and the hotel area is quiet, allowing undisturbed sleep and rest. Room service is superb; beds are made up promptly each day and the rooms are kept... More

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Hampton Falls, New Hampshire
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We are in Palermo for a week for a business conference. Were booked into this hotel based on website descriptions. Unfortunately, there is no "rooftop terrace dining".as claimed. Our Junior Suite for which we paid extra only had two small windows that looked onto an alley. There was no terrace as described. Hard beds, hard pillows, very uncomfortable sleeping. The... More

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Amelia Island, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014 via mobile

While traveling in Italy Palermo was first stop. We found hotel a perfect location in a frantic chaotic city. DO NOT DRIVE IN PALERMO UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. Worst driving experience in my entire life. Very dangerous. Hotel recommended by our travel company. On a quiet side street. Large rooms in classic decor. Bathrooms large. Reserve rooms at end of halls.......... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

Comfy, classy hotel located perfectly. Rooms spacious, bathrooms big as well. Found the bed to be a bit hard not very comfortable. Wifi came and went but was working for most of our stay. Overall a good stay.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

This hotel has been my base for more than a year when I worked in Palermo. It's a classic structure in the historical centre, comfortable and nice. There's a little gym and a spa with sauna. The restaurant is very good, expecially for fish.

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Muros de San Pedro, A Coruña
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We landed in this hotel in July 2013. We knew Palermo and had stayed before in historic Grand Hotel Et des Palmes during a happy-go-lucky trip. This time around we were orderly travelling with friends on organized trip basis. We took the "meals included" option, which always throws you in the hands of the unknown. Most of the time, without... More

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Gentile Ospite, ci dispiace che il nostro ristorante abbia contribuito a rendere poco piacevole la Sua visita nella splendida Palermo.... More

Rzeszow, Poland
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89 reviews 89 reviews
69 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

The hotel is in excellent location, with spacious rooms, decent bathroom, nice interior, etc. All pretty well except few issues. First, we had reservation for 3 rooms for 4 people. I'm not sure how they did it, but they completely messed names with rooms, even if those were written black on white on the reservation. Second, they started to insist... More

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Just spent a week B & B in this hotel and we were very happy with our room which had a balcony. It had everything that you would expect a 4 Star hotel to have. Breakfast was good and staff were friendly and helpful. Location is perfect for exploring the city. We used the busses all the time to get... More

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Gentilissimo Ospite, la ringraziamo di aver dedicato un pò del Suo tempo a scrivere una recensione della nostra struttura. Siamo... More

Stockholm, Sweden
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

If you are not used to Italian traffic and if you don't your way around Palermo this hotel is not very easy to reach by car. Narrow one-way streets everywhere and A LOT of traffic. After circling the neighborhood a while we managed to find the hotel. Once there we did not need the car. The hotel is well situated... More

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Workington, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
23 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We stayed here for 4 nights prior to moving on to Taormina. The hotel is very well located although the actual street is a bit untidy. However, from here you can easily walk to bars, restaurants, tourist bus and various historic attractions. Palermo itself caught me by surprise as for some reason I expected it to be a bit run... More

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Address: Via Principe di Granatelli 60, 90139 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Palermo > Politeama
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Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Federico II 4*
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The elegance of the Court of Frederick II it reflects in this beautiful 4 star hotel, located in the very heart of Palermo City center.Our Hotel born from the restoration of the old Palace of Prince Granatelli and through an expert architectural revalidation that turned it into a refined environment, decorated with antique furnishings and paintings.The enviable location of the hotel, situated in a quiet and residential area, exactly halfway from both main Theatres of Palermo- The Politeama Garibaldi Theatre and the Massimo Theatre, makes of it an ideal place both for those who are travelling for business or who wants to have a nice and relaxed holiday in Palermo.Our staff remains at Your disposal , and will ensure You all the assistance and help to discover all the particular and characteristic corners of the historical Town and directions to find the most fashionable and exclusive shopping area, all this in order to make Your stay a very special one!The Entrance of the Grand Hotel Federico II, opens to an elegant foyer that leads into several spacious lounges lovingly furnished.The lounge bar with the adjacent reading room, may offer You relaxed hours choosing between an assorted selection of teas, herbal infusions, and local distilled.For a more enjoyable and comfortable stay, The Hotel offers guests’ disposal:Reception and Concierge service open 24 Hours;Luggage Storage;Wi-Fi free throughout the Hotel;Reservation – purchase airline Tickets / web Check-in;Office Services (telefax-photocopies);Outdoor parking area for luggage loading and unloading;Secure Car Park on request with payment;Assistance for service to rent a car with or without Driver;Shuttle service from/to Airport on request with payment;Laundry Service;Meeting rooms with technical equipment;Spaces for events, celebrations and meetings;Restaurants and banquets ... more   less 
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