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Hotel Il Gabbiano

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Liberta, 161, 90018 Termini Imerese, Sicily, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 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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Sliema, Malta
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was late at night, and nothing much is around this hotel, but darkness, close to an industrial port and a railway passing by. The receptionist welcomed us with arrogance, knowing that we could not find anything else around. Price was Eur65 for the night without breakfast. Over valued hotel. The room was old, spacious because it's pretty basic, empty... More

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Columbus, Ohio
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We booked this hotel which was located at least 1 km from the city center. No bus service and a narrow road to walk to town, which we had to walk daily to and from. Customer Service was terrible, wi-fi did not work and hotel rooms were basic, nothing nice at all. The hotel computer for public use did not... More

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Francesco D, Direttore at Hotel Il Gabbiano, responded to this review

Dear Customer, we regret having to contradict his serious allegations: 1) Our Hotel is located 1 km from the center since 1989 2) The public bus stop is 250 meters from the Hotel 3) There are taxis, which she never wanted to call 4) The free Wi Fi works in the entire hotel and the PC of 'Hotel is every... More

Juan Les Pins
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

My partner and I are frequent world travelers, by plane, car, trains, sailing yachts and other ships. She always reminds me, that more important than a nice view from the window or access to cultural places is the quality of service, cleanliness and hospitality. The Gabbiano gets 9.5 out of 10 points from us. We arrived late in the evening... More

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Oxford, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

We did not have any reservations in Termini Imerese. A local photographer suggested a fairly priced clean hotel called II Gabbiano. Happily we took his suggestion. It is about 3/4 mile walk to the treno and the neighborhood is nothing to brag about but this hotel has wonderfully spacious rooms, superb restaurant and wonderful management. The owner was extremely helpful... More

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St. Paul-de-Vence
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114 reviews 114 reviews
75 hotel reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

Coming off the ferry in Palermo at 7.30pm, we needed one night's basic accomodation en route to Catania, then Malta. We chose this hotel because 1) It was outside Palermo on the way to Catania 2) It had locked parking (our car was full of stuff) and 3) It offered dinner. We prepaid €65 for a double room. Everything functioned.... More

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Paris, France
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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2011

This hotel is extremely overpriced. Furniture in the rooms could not be more basic or simple. All TV channels are in Italian. Breakfast room is very noisy. Lobby is tiny. Staff is unhelpful and can only speak Italian. It is impossible to walk to the hotel from Termini or the train station due to the lack of sidewalks in the... More

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Fradis, Responsabile reception at Hotel Il Gabbiano, responded to this review

We are always sorry when a customer is not happy with the stay, but we feel it is incorrect to alter the reality: TV: Channel 12 is in French, the channel 13 is BBC English. The lobby area is 130 square meters, 24 rooms, totally proportionate Personal "unhelpful": 3 fluent in English 2 English and French .... The Hotel is... More

Wahsington, DC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2010

This hotel is extremely overpriced. It's located far from anything worthwhile. Otherwise it's adequate but it's location and Motel 6 atmosphere make it a no go.

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Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2009

We were traveling with 3 children, and the hotel offerered us an apartment, which was very spacious (2 very large rooms, with 2 single beds in each, and a large bathroom). Each room had powerful air conditioning and televisions. We were staying in Termini Imerese to be near the airport for our very early departure. At 5 am, it took... More

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
32 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2008

Very disappointing indeed. The only fact I agree with in other reviews is the cleanliness which was good. Location is very poor - to call itself in Termini Imerese was stretching it somewhat. It was in a very poor suburb beside a main railway line with frequent noisy trains, a very busy major road with beautiful views of the oil... More

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Fradis, Responsabile reception at Hotel Il Gabbiano, responded to this review

Dear Customer, we regret that everything you have described is not true (just read the other reviews) but we understand that not having granted an extra discount of 10 €, which claimed at all costs, even beating his fists on the reception desk, This has resulted in his review that there had already been announced. Cordially greet More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2008

We stayed at this place for one night. It was very quiet. The breakfast options were just right. Our local host wanted to help us carry our luggage to our rooms but hotel staff was uptight about this and did not allow her to come with us unless she stayed briefly.... just to help carry the luggage upstairs ( no... More

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Address: Via Liberta, 161, 90018 Termini Imerese, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Termini Imerese
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Il Gabbiano 3*
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Situated on the Termini Imerese Gulf, between Palermo and Cefalù, Il Gabbiano is just 1.3 km from the railway station. It features rooms with a balcony.This hotel comes with soundproofed rooms with tiled floors. They include air conditioning, a private bathroom, and satellite TV.Guests start the day with a breakfast buffet served in the breakfast room. The restaurant offers typical regional food. ... more   less 
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