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Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre

Via Liberta 128 A, 90040 Isola Delle Femmine, Sicily Italy
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#1 of 4 hotels in Isola Delle Femmine
Saracen Sands Hotel, located in Isola delle Femmine, is about 11 km from the airport of Palermo "Falcone Borsellino" and only 15 minutes from the Palermo city centre. The hotel is located between the stunning Capo Gallo, Punta Raisi, Mondello and Sferracavallo. Saracen provides 238 spacious rooms with great views of the gulf. The beach and 4 swimming pools make Saracen the ideal place to spend an unforgettable summer holiday. Our staff will entertain guest in every moment of the day. Our breakfast buffet offers a wide proposal of local food and the cuisine with the brand new Show cooking Area proposes delicious recipes. Saracen has been structured to be ideal for conventions and thanks to its position - a few km from the Palermo airport-is also a business hotel.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Electric vehicle charging station
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Tennis court
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Kids club
Kids pool
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Waxing services
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Bath / shower
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
Ocean view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Italian


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Grade: 48 out of 100
23Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
3Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
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Elisabeth M wrote a review Jun 2
1 contribution
The hotel is awesome, just by the see. The view was stunning (we experienced a breathtaking sunset) and the staff is extremely kind. Our room was spacious and with all amenities. Our meals were plentiful nice and tasty (actually we were in awe for all the yumminess we found in Sicily) The hospitality and kindness at Saracen Hotel was above all the rest... We will come back soon.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from Servizi per gli ospiti, Servizi per gli ospiti/front office at Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre
Responded 1 week ago
Dear guest, many thanks for your review, it's very appreciated. Tastes, cities and beaches make the perfect match for an unforgettable holiday. We hope to see you soon. All the best
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Alianette G wrote a review Oct 2020
London, United Kingdom6 contributions
1. The hotel It’s decorated lovely, clean room, great shower, hard bed, flat pillow 2. Food We paid for bed and breakfast which includes Toast, eggs, bacon, cereal and yogurt This is the extent of the breakfast meant it is Buffett but lacks variety The food was okay 3. The location Absolutely the worst for young people, no buses, the train is 1 mile away, the only way to get around from this hotel is paying 50 euro for a taxi. The only way to get around is by renting a car. The beach is amazing clear, clean, & empty The hotel even has its own private route straight to the beach it’s wonderful 4. Staff Staff encouraged us to take their hotel taxi service, we had called the taxi service to ask for a ride back to the hotel from palermo, once the taxi man answered he said he was 50 minutes away so we told him no thank you and took another taxi that was in town. We arrived at the hotel and he had told reception to charge it to our room for not booking with him. He kept texting and harassing me and my partner telling us we must pay him. When we asked reception why we were being charged she said it’s not normal to call and not book, I started to become agitated so we fought back yelling at one another, she was rude and very unprofessional. Rolling her eyes at me and my partner. Eventually I said no and told her regardless of what she said I wasn’t paying so she dropped the charges. 5. A/C The room is incredibly hot and the a/c does absolutely nothing the whole 3 nights we were there we were sweating.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
210tan wrote a review Sep 2020
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom13 contributions
Good morning, My name is Tanya Manolova and we just returned from a holiday in Saracen hotel,I am very disappointed because someone from your staff has stolen mine golden bracelet from the safe in the room. On the 22/09 after we came back from the beach the safe wasn’t working (it wasn’t excepting the code) also the room cards were not working too.We went to reception asked for new card and when entered the room realised the safe wasn’t working either. A Mechanik was sent and he reset the safe so it was working again.I should of check everything in the safe but I didn’t. On the night of the 25/09 before our departure next morning after the last beach day I opened the safe to take everything and to put my Jelewery on to realise my golden bracelet is gone!!! Surely on your data base you can see who has entered the room and who can take it! Please act asap- police is already involved,Social media booking.com and local newspaper in Palermo also, you won’t stop me if I don’t get refund for my loss or my bracelet, I want an answer, I want my bracelet back, I am sure you know what’s happened in your hotel- it’s not the first time - we been told that by your staff?!! We came to enjoy a holiday and to support you in this difficult times and I ended with stollen bracelet. Awaiting response Tanya Manolova
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Response from Servizi per gli ospiti, Servizi per gli ospiti/front office at Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre
Responded Oct 5, 2020
Dear guest, Allow us to express our sincerest apologies. Rest assured that we are still investigating about this episode. We'd like to highlight that guests often forget their jewerly at home and they call back us to apologize. We hope this incident will be shortly solved. Kind Regards
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Edward wrote a review Aug 2020
Paris, France68 contributions47 helpful votes
A seaside hotel located west of the city of Palermo (20 km) with 2 outdoors pools and a private beach. Each hotel room has a reserved beach umbrella for the duration of stay which means no need to hurry every morning to book an umbrella like in other such places. Food for lunch and dinner is of course Mediterranean and very tasty. Congratulations to the cooks! Congratulations also to the entertaining team who works hard all day long and night as well. Make sure to watch from the terrace the beautiful scenic sunset above the sea
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
2 Helpful votes
Response from Servizi per gli ospiti, Servizi per gli ospiti/front office at Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre
Responded Aug 10, 2020
Thanks dear guest, we're glad to read your nice review; this is the proof of the great job Saracen's staff is doing during this very demanding season. We hope to see you soon to try again our facilities. Kind Regards
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Edi R wrote a review Sep 2019
2 contributions
We stayed for 4 days and we really enjoyed our holiday. Staff always kind and professional, very good food and beautiful beach. We could stay only for few days and because the resort is very close to the airport, we could reach it in 15 minutes by the hotel' transfer and we avoided wasting time. So handy. Looking forward to go back there next year 😍
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
Response from Proprieta252, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre
Responded Sep 24, 2019
Dear guest, thanks for your review. Our staff is always at your disposal to let you live an unforgettable stay. We are very pleased to read your comment. Your satisfaction is our best rewards. We can't wait to see you again next year. Best regards
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Frequently Asked Questions about Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre
Which popular attractions are close to Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre?
Nearby attractions include Monumento strage di Capaci (0.4 miles), Giardino della Memoria Quarto Savona Quindici (0.6 miles), and Sconzajuoco - Spiaggia (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a bidet.
What food & drink options are available at Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre?
Conveniently located restaurants include Torre Alta, Dolce Cono, and I Parrucciani.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Does Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Catacomba paleocristiana di Villagrazia di Carini (4.2 miles), Villa Boscogrande (3.3 miles), and Chiesa di Sant'Onofrio Re Eremita (4.7 miles).