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Kalamarina Hotel

Via Bottai, 9 - Piazza Marina, 19, 90133 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Montréal
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66 reviews 66 reviews
26 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We retrieved the key from the very personable host at the restaurant in front of the hotel. We parked our car in the piazza out back and yes, we paid 5 Euros a day to an 'attendant' who patrolled this plot of land. These entrepreneurs are everywhere in Palermo. There are free parking spots close to the waterfront but still,... More 

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Klaipeda, Lithuania
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

There was problems with lighting in bathroom. Find some black hair in bathroom and bedclothes. At night EXTREMELY noisy, because of bars and restaurants around. And I could not believe it - at the time of breakfast (8:00) there was no breakfast! There was nothing on tables and nobody around! We left this place very disappointed (at 8:15) and there... More 

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Minsk, Belarus
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Nice place to stay with a good location in the charming part of Palermo with narrow winding streets. Friendly staff, the room was ok, although we expected to have larger balcony. Checked in late in the evening, found the staff in the restaurant next door to the hotel.

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Liddington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

No one on hand to let you in, key left in post box. No one around on our last morning. So no one to serve breakfast, until lovely cleaning lady arrived to help us get breakfast. She had to call someone for us to find out how we were to pay snd check out.Wi fi not working. No fridge in... More 

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London
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

great location, comfortable, clean, great price. The staff aren't always around, so you may need to go into the kitchen next door to let them know once you have arrived! For drinks (bottled water), there is a supermarket around the corner, as there is a fridge in the room but it is empty.

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AUSTIN
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I arrived at 4pm to the street door locked and no one would answer the bell. I waited and waited. I had the phone number but my phone doesn't work in Italy. Finally staff from the restaurant across the street came over, reached into the mail box and handed me keys. Why didn't the hotel tell me that's how I... More 

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Vilnius
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Well located, well equipped, clean, fast wifi internet with an excellent and friendly service The only negative side is that the location is quite noisy as there are bars and restaurants right under your windows. Therefore if you are looking for a quiet place you should look for something else.

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Portland, OR
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276 reviews 276 reviews
111 hotel reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

We stayed here two nights in Maestrala, a room facing the Garibaldi Public Gardens and enjoyed it. The room, including the bathroom was very spacious, quiet, had a view of the Gardens and the huge ficus treees. The served breakfast was good and served by a charming Cuban immigrant. Because we enjoyed this stay so much on our return pass... More 

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Tokyo
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2010

Not their fault but the hotel is right on the main road along the port. I have rarely been to such a noisy place and through the window you see only cars all day long. Depressing All the rest was OK.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2009

We had made a reservation to stay at this hotel through the website bbplanet.it, but when we arrived, the reception was closed and a guy that could only speak Italian (we suspect that it was the owner but we're not sure) told us it was fully booked. We explained to him that we had paid for our resarvation 27 euros... More 

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