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Hotel Vecchio Borgo

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Quintino Sella 1/7, 90139 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #25 of 98 hotels in Palermo
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014
Sam P Leiden, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Leiden, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Hotel Vecchio Borgo for two nights and we would definitely recommend it to others and stay there when we return to Palermo. It's centrally located and a quick walk to Teatro Politeama and Teatro Massimo. The breakfast was delicious and they offered quite a bit of variety. Also, the staff was always very... More

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013 via mobile

I would like to thank the front office staff for the warm welcome and their kind and courteous attitude to our travellers. Special thanks to Alessandro at the reception Peter Georgiev Abax tour leader

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

I spent a happy week at this hotel. Before I travelled I emailed to ask about the shuttle bus from the airport. I got a very quick reply with details of cost and which stop is nearest the hotel. Staff were always helpful and spoke good English. Buffet breakfast was included in cost of room and gave a good choice... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We spent four days at Vecchio Borgo. The location is not so close to Palermo's main attractions, but is a good & quiet neighborhood. We have chosen this hotel because of its good quality-price equation, and the room pictures. We were not dissapointed at all. Rooms are very clean and nicely decorated. Plenty of space. The bathroom was equally good.... More

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Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

It was near to the center and to the pub area. For Sicily I would even say it was quiet! The bathroom and a specially the shower booth were not clean and full of mold! And I am talking about that easy to clean mold directly on the walls! Bottom line 75€ to much for 60€ ok!

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Roskilde, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Very nice hotel but with no bar and no restaurant. The neighborhood is somewhat dubious which is why the front door of the hotel is always locked. So the hotel itself is OK but do not expect to get a free parking space.

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Hasselt, Belgium
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

A very nice hotel with friendly staff in a good location. The hotel is at the border of the modern and traditional areas of Palermo. This makes the experience very pleasant. All receptionists are so helpful and friendly.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

The Vecchio Borgo earned its four stars for us with its affordable comfort and style. At first it seemed to be on the fringes of a tough neighborhood, but it was mostly colorful and filled with fruit and vegetable vendors and some remarkable restaurants. An easy walk to Politeama square, one has quick access to the very trendy Via della... More

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Bergen, Norway
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82 reviews 82 reviews
13 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

We had a lovely stay in Vecchio Borgo. After getting a helpful orientation of the city from the staff we soon understood the location was good for us. The neighborhood might at first glance seem a bit dodgy, but we enjoyed it and felt safe. Breakfast was good and if you like sweets you're up for a treat. PS. Don't... More

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London
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

The Hotel Vecchio Borgo is in an *OK* neighbourhood but doesn't immediately lend itself to the 4* status advertised on the door. The room had everything a hotel room should have, and the bathroom was decked out quite well, the only issue I would immediately point out is that, for a 4*, there wasn't a lot of space in the... More

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Also Known As:
Vecchio Borgo Hotel
Hotel Vecchio Borgo Palermo, Sicily
Address: Via Quintino Sella 1/7, 90139 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Palermo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#19 Luxury Hotel in Palermo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Vecchio Borgo 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Vecchio Borgo is a charming hotel with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. On the edge of one of the most typical and ancient markets, in the very heart of Palermo, it offers 32 free wi-fi rooms, all soundproofed, parquet flooring, furnished with poster-bed, hydro-massage shower and much more. In the elegant foyer, a cosy relax area is provided with free daily newspapers and 24-hour hot tea. The daily breakfast offers a great variety of local home-made food which is served in a comfortable room, looking out onto the ancient market. A cosy meeting-room with a seating capacity of about 10 is ideal for little successful conferences and workshops. ... more   less 
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