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Palazzo Conte Federico

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

We had a fabulous stay at this wonderful Palace. The owner went out of his way to help us from fist contact to check out. We stayed in one of the appartments which was great. Full air cona nd wif if required and lovely clean environment. So exciting for everyone to be surrounded by history and wondeful to get a... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in The Tower apartment for 5 days in luxury and style! The apartment was all that it said in the Tripadvisor website and more. It was great for a couple with a child - my daughter loved her bedroom up through a spiral staircase from the living room. Our bedroom was big and there were 2 bathrooms between... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

When staying here you feel as if you are in your own unique house with everything you need on hand and a beautiful surrounding in every aspect. It is hard to find but so worth it when you do! Lovingly decorated with both memorable antiques it is luxury from entering to leaving. Glad we stayed here for one restful night... More 

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Summit, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

If you enjoy being surrounded by history do not require posh appointments and 24hr room service and like being centrally located...this is THE place. Steps from the Palazzo Normanni, the Cathedrale and the Ballarò market, this 1000yr old Palazzo was a delight. The rooms are nicely, if eclectically furnished. Each kitchenette is stocked for a very nice fai-da-te breakfast. The... More 

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Simcoe, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We ended our two week holiday at Palazzo Conte Federico with a two night stay, I wish it had been longer! From the moment we were met at the gate by Nicolo to the moment he got up in the wee hours of the night to see us off everything was perfect! I love to stay in historic buildings but... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

As the other reviews state, this is a gem. Nicolò was warm and generous, and incredibly helpful in all matters. We were there Christmas week and many things close, but Nicolò assisted us with reservations, checking on bus schedules, and other things. The rooms were so nice to relax in, and we felt we had a lovely place to spend... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Location, comfort, hospitality, charm, history... this place has it all. I would definitely stay here again. I can't say enough about how kind and knowledgeable we found our host, Nicolo. From restaurant recommendations, to arranging for our transportation from the airport, to the incredible tour of his family's palace. This place is a gem. I mean, come on, who doesn't... More 

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Taitung, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

As others have written, Conte Federico is a gem. Best value for money we have experienced anywhere on Italy. The tour, given by Nicolo was the best cultural experience we had in Palermo. It's more then just a room but an experience not to be missed.

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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We absolutely LOVED our Palazzo Conte Federico experience. For starters, Nicolò, the proprietor, was so incredibly kind and accommodating. Our flight into Palermo was badly delayed and he waiting up for our 1 AM arrival, and was even good humored about it. Our apartment was quite comfortable and nicely furnished. A lovely array of items (fresh fruit, rolls and toast,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Nicolo arranged for transportation from the airport to PCF which seemed minor when we booked it, but was soooo helpful after 18 hours of travel. This was the first place that we stayed on our honeymoon and we find ourselves talking about it a lot. Nicolo could not have been more accomodating, even dropping off cannoli while we were out... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Palazzo Conte Federico is one of the oldest and most important buildings in Palermo. It is in the centre of the old city only a few steps away from the Cathedral, the Royal Palace and the Cappella Palatina. It has two entrances, one on the Via dei Biscottari and one on the Piazza Conte Federico. The palace is built on Punic-Roman city walls which originally surrounded ancient Panormus. The tower on the south side of the palace is one of the few remaining parts of the old city wall. It dates back to the 12th century and is Arabic-Norman origin. Above the double-arched Norman windows can be seen the coat of arms of the imperial family of the Hohenstaufen, of the kingdom of Aragonia and the city of Palermo.In the course of the centuries Count Federico's palace has undergone several reconstructions. Because of this you can observe various architectural styles: High painted ceilings from the 14th century, baroque ceiling frescoes by Vito D'Anna and Gaspare Serenario, various sculptures and Marabitti's lion fountain from the 17th century as well as the grand stairway with the interior walls done by Marvuglia.In the numerous halls valuable antiques and paintings can be admired. Of special notice is the weapon collection in the knights' hall.Since Count Federico's family, which can be followed back to the Staufen Emperor Friedrich II, has lived in this palace for centuries the personal atmosphere remains and makes a visit to this historic building a unique experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palazzo Conte Federico

Address: Via Dei Biscottari 4, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Palermo > Palazzo Reale
Price Range: $89 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Palazzo Conte Federico Hotel Palermo
Palazzo Conte Federico Palermo, Sicily
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