First place we visited on our honeymoon in Sicily is Palermo, and we stayed at the Hotel Plaza Opera. The staff here was great and very helpful with information on where to eat and what to see. Room itself was modern in an Ikea-esque way, and everything was in good condition. My wife loved the fact the hotel included the bubble bath and bath salt, but when she did use it the stopper wasn't working properly and the water kept draining. Easy fix, but we didn't call it in.
The staff at the breakfast buffet was great, specially the older gentleman who is the head personnel there? Very courteous and nice, pleasant to talk to. Breakfast was the same items, which I didn't mind at all as it was quite good, but my wife wished there were some variety.
Location...great location. Just a block off the main shopping street, a couple of blocks away from the old district...all within walking distance. Loved that they closed off the main street on Sunday for pedestrians, not sure if it was only for that Sunday we were there or if they did this all the time.
Lots of good restaurants close by, though we were disappointed that a pizza restaurant we ordered a take-out one night was closed for lunch. But we found a good substitute nearby called Bondi or Biondi...nice steak and sea bass!
We would definitely stay at the Plaza Opera again should we return to Palermo...the ambiance and location is well worth coming back for.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Cosmopolitan with a taste for tradition, the Hotel Plaza Opéra boasts a unique atmosphere, where an authentically Sicilian character blends with the mood of the latest boutique hotels. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Plaza Opera Hotel
- Plaza Opera Palermo
- Hotel Plaza Opera Palermo, Sicily