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Hotel Tonic
Ranked #24 of 101 Hotels in Palermo
Kaunas, Lithuania
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11 reviews
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“I will return there”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2013

Very helpful and friendly staff, good breackfast, comfortable room, hotel located close to all main visiting places, surprize with small present from a hotel. Very easy to find from main train station (go on Via Roma about 12 min)

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Cape Coral, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights total -- once at the beginning of a tour, and then 2 nights at the end of a tour around Sicily. The first night's stay was very good. However, when we came back at the end of our tour around Sicily, the room we were assigned was not very good. The room itself (#406) was large and nice, but the king-size bed was very uncomfortable. It didn't really have a mattress on it, only a box spring with a very thin layer of "mattress-covering" on top of it. The hotel was full, so they could not move us to another room, but promised they would the next day. I slept on the twin-sized bed in the corner which was OK, and my husband tried to get some sleep on the larger bed. It was an uncomfortable night for him. They did move us the next day to another room (#403), which was very comfortable. The hotel has a great location, and it's easily walkable to many sites. Breakfast was very good and had a good variety. Staff was friendly.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

Service fine, room poor. Bathroom had mold up the walls, place stank of smoke, rooms were old and tired. Also, expect a lot of road noise. You have to sleep with the window shut and air con on. Finally, it wasn't cheap! My advice is, look else where. You can do a lot better when exploring brilliant Palermo.



Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2013

Great location in Palermo Stayed 3 nights in 2 different rooms. Room was clean and air conditioning worked great. Beds are very firm and our bathroom floor was raised in the first room which was a concern. Plenty of Hot Water in the shower and the more I write the hotel was fine. A good solid place while touring. Very good breakfast.

Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2013

Stayed here for three nights while on a recent Rick Steve's tour. The rooms were large, clean, and comfortable, and within walking distance of many of Palermo's sights. Although located on a fairly busy street, the internal shutters were fantastic at shutting out both the light and the sound. Large balconies were perfect for drying out our laundry :)

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2013

We stayed at the Hotel Tonic for three nights and were very pleased. Its location is excellent for exploring Palermo on foot. We had a balcony so we could take in the hustle and bustle of the city, but our room was quiet enough to get a good night’s sleep. When we go back to Palermo, we’ll stay there again.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Sezana, Slovenia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2013

Location is perfect,Palermo sights all within walking distance( Teatro Massimo, Catacombs of the Capuchins,Teatro Politeama and Palermo Cathedral,city’s outdoor markets-the markets in Palermo vibrate with energy.
Bars,restaurants,nightlife just around the corner,an original "gastronomic tour" in this quaint little streets.
Very friendly stuff available at the front desk 24 hours-a-day.
Good breakfast and really LOUSY(hard) beds :)
Shuttle bus from hotel to Mondello beach and back+umbrella and two sunbeds for a reasonable price.(The beach lies between two cliffs Monte Gallo and Monte Pellegrino- One of the most beautiful panoramas of the Sicilian coast.)and has the bluest water,aahhh... just like Caribbean:)
Hotel is nothing fancy, but it is a great hotel for the budget traveler in the heart of the city.
We had a pleasant stay!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Hotel Tonic

Property: Hotel Tonic
Address: Via Mariano Stabile 126, 90139, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Palermo > Politeama
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #24 of 101 Hotels in Palermo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Tonic 3*
Number of rooms: 39
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