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Villa Palamara 1868

3.0 of 5 Contrada Plaia degli Uccelli, KM 180+700 | SS 113, a 5 Km da Cefalù, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 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 of 5 stars
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The setting of this hotel is stunning. The grounds are beautiful and very scenic. The young manager, when we eventually met him, seemed friendly and nice. However, he is difficult to find and most of the time there was nobody on reception. We were confused both on arrival as to how to check in and on departure as to how... More

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Melbourne, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

beautiful boutiqe hotel. with a nostaligic sense. lots of nature fruit trees. great pool/ nice staff. so peacful good place to relax. we went there with children and had a good family size apartment peacful good place to relax

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De Meern, The Netherlands
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Between the lemmon and orange trees, you will find this beautiful place uphill. When you'll meet Domenico, you can be sure that you'll be having a great stay. Nice pool, great room and dinners and a good access to Cefalu. Only Comments i can give is that the rooms can be a bit chilly inside and you'll need to squeeze... More

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Oslo, Norway
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We stayed here in July as a family of four, kids age 2 and 5. Nice appartment and a lovely pool with fantastic view where we either started or ended the day. The old convent creates a magical atmosphere by night. Don't miss out on the breakfast. The only drawback for us was that we didn't fancy Cefalu-town that much.

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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Villa Palamara 1868 is a lovely site to stay on the slope of a hill with a large pool with sea view. The villa even has it's own chapel. It's not really a B&B though. You rent a large studio and have to order the breakfast separately @ € 7.00. Dominique is a very nice and helpfull servant of villa... More

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New York, New york
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139 reviews 139 reviews
62 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Francesco Palamara is a gracious and helpful hosr and his home is speical place. A few miles from Cefalu, this old convent is now converted into apartments that are attractive and comfortable. The countryside is beautiful as is the view of the sea (very close). Domenico, serves the delicious breakfast everyday with a smile which is a great way to... More

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Berlin, Germany
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31 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

when I arrived there, I got the keys and my room had a small window but nicely designed bathroom and clean bed, food eaten in the city of my stay lasted only four days, and the service was helpful and gave me lots of advice, I am very surprised Italians hospitality, good wine , and sunny weather, it is also... More

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We visited Villa Palamara in June 2013 and have to say it was one of the most beautiful hotels I have visited. The drive up to the villa is through olive and lemon groves which are very pretty. The rooms themselves are fairly basic without all the mod cons like tv and air conditioning but the villa is utterly stunning.... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Amazing location in many ways: 1. The B&B itself sits 60 meters above sea level, overlooking the sea. Amazing view of the Stromboli while swimming in the large swimming pool! Never experienced such bliss before! 2. The B&B used to be a monastery. Therefore very special atmosphere. Lovely grounds with ancient olive trees, lemon trees and orange trees. Picking lemons... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013 via mobile

I read the review before mine and it sums up the Villa perfectly. This really is a gem of a place. Most days we had the pool to ourselves. We just laid looking out at the lemon, olive and orange trees all day. On an evening Francesco and his girlfriend Rosie would serve us dinner if we requested. The apartments... More

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Address: Contrada Plaia degli Uccelli, KM 180+700 | SS 113, a 5 Km da Cefalù, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Cefalu
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Hotel Class:3 star — Villa Palamara 1868 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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Villa Palamara 1868 Hotel Cefalu
Palamara Hotel Cefalu
Villa Palamara 1868 Cefalu, Sicily

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