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Il Glicine - Piana dei Colli

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Via Castelforte 98/A, 90146 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #28 of 301 Palermo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed here three times now. Each time has been a delight - the owner is erudite, friendly and interesting, the garden is a delight, and the rooms are very comfortable. It is placed on the outskirts of the great city, but access to the central city is easy, and the delights of Mondello are very easy to reach.... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

What wonderful villa this is. Directions to Il Glicine - Piana die Colli was spot on. We were welcomed warmly by Daniella who was a fountain of knowledge and advice with regards to history, places to eat and generally parking advise wherever we were going. Mondello is a 10 minute trip by car. Palermo is an easy 25 minute trip... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Il Glicine - Piana dei Colli is a place unlike any other - a wonderful Garden of Eden (without the snake) tucked in behind a palazzo, in the hopping district of Palermo/Mondello- all beaches and sea-front restaurants. The Signora speaks excellent English & French and is a mine of useful information about Palermo and district. Breakfast, outside under the verandah... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

a perfect oasis from the sometimes frenetic pace of Palermo. Very easy to find driving from the airport and only a short drive into Mondello, a charming seaside resort, and about 20 to 30 minutes drive into Palermo centre for sightseeing etc, given Gabriella's concise directions.. One of teh nicest B&Bs I've stayed in, and over the years that's been... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

What a delightful surprise! I had been too busy to check the details sent to me by my son, so it really was a bonus to find such a gorgeous spot and such a vibrant hostess who seemed to know EVERYTHING about everything! You definitely need your own transport but would probably have that anyway. Being winter I could only... More

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Gera, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

This accommodation is very good for relaxing and recovering. It is very quiet and there is a beautiful garden like a little paradise with a lot of different plants and trees as well as a little garden pond with turtle. The house and the rooms are a excellent compound of museum, hotel and holiday flat (because you have a little... More

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Wellington UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Being keen gardeners, we had picked this B&B because of the pictures of the gardens and also because Gabriella had written us such a nice email when we were making enquiries. We were not disappointed! The house and garden were delightful and Gabriella was the perfect hostess. It was the ideal place to come back to after a busy day... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

We spent four nights in this beautiful villa just minutes from Mondello. Our hostess Gabriella was exceptional in going out of her way to ensure our comfort and provide day trip suggestions, restaurant recommendations and deliver us a beautiful breakfast each morning. This is truly an oasis away from the bustle of Palermo. Mille Grazie Gabriella.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013 via mobile

Everything was excellent. The room was very clean, spacious, lovely decorated. The terrace was with a nice view to the sand beach of Mondello & the mountain of Pellegrino. The breakfast was wonderful too with homemade jam, freshly pressed juice & organic (bio) fruits everyday. The hotel host was very friendly & helpful too. They could always advise us some... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

I've just returned from Piana dei Colli, where I had one of the best experience's of my life! The room was just incredible, very peaceful and clean, overlooking this amazing tropical garden and beautiful Palermo's mountains, 5 mins from the wonderful Mondello's beach as well. The building its very old and extremely well mantained, with an incredible taste for interiors.... More

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Address: Via Castelforte 98/A, 90146 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Palermo
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Hotel Class:3 star — Il Glicine - Piana dei Colli 3*
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The 18C Villa of the Palermo Bed & Breakfast "La Piana dei Colli", sunk in the most luscious subtropical vegetation, is situated 15 minutes away from the centre of Palermo and 5 minutes distance from the beach of Mondello.Sicily’s mild climate will allows guests to enjoy the superb garden during all year, indulging in breakfasts, readings or simply walking around its paths.The owner who is an expert in gardening and botany, decided twenty years ago to transform the abandoned lemon’s garden next to the house into an extraordinary place where she has now gathered a wonderful collection of rare plants. This garden is visited every year by several Garden Clubs.At breakfast you will sample the traditional Italian "prima colazione" served with fruit from the garden and home made jams. Fresh eggs will be served if you wish. The house interior has been elegantly refurnished and it still keeps the charm of the old palazzo.Seaside is a few minutes far from the Villa, well-known Mondello beach, and the beautiful rocks of Capo Gallo add pleasure to your journey.Coastal boat trips (with boatman) available at reasonable prices.Two dogs, affectionate and playful live in the garden, sometimes at the sight of a cat can bark upsetting the calm that otherwise is sovereign.IL GLICINE La Piana dei Colli B&B guest house offers two types of accommodation:ROOMS (SINGLE, DOUBLE AND TRIPLE)DELUXE APARTMENT SUITE (OPEN SPACE)FREE WI-FI INTERNET ACCESS IS AVAILABLE IN ALL THE ROOMS.All the Rooms are comfortable, spacious, and tastefully furnished with a bed, a sofa, a desk and a television. Each room is fully air conditioned and has its own private bathroom, either ensuite or on the landing just outside the room.The ground floor room has French windows opening onto the garden, while all the other rooms are located on the first floor and overlook either the garden or the courtyard. Twin beds rather than a double bed will be provided on request.The top left photo shows the ground floor room with French windows opening onto the garden, while the lower photo shows a double bedroom overlooking the courtyard.The recently restructured Deluxe Apartment-Suite is an open space composed of two rooms and can sleep up to four people.The apartment is furnished to the highest quality standards has two windows offering splendid views over the garden.The living room is furnished with a sofa bed (which, when necessary, provides a comfortable double bed) and a small dining table, while the kitchenette in the corner of the room is fully equipped for the preparation of meals. The double bedroom, which in addition to the bed is also furnished with a large antique wardrobe, leads directly to a bathroom with shower. The bathroom is comfortable, spacious and tastefully furnished.The apartment-suite is fully air-conditioned.The photo on the top-right shows the bedroom, while the lower photo shows the living room with kitchenette.The town of Palermo will require a few days to visit its fascinating historical centre (one of the biggest in Europe) the many churches, the palazzos and the picturesque markets.Day-trips from Palermo can be arranged to visit Monreale, Segesta, Bagheria, Cefalù, Trapani, Erice, Agrigento, San Vito Lo Capo.The airport of Palermo "Punta Raisi - Falcone Borsellino" is 20 km away.Guests staying in the B&B must have their own means of transport as the area is not served by public transportation services. ... more   less 
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