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XIRBA: Cozy Flat in the Old Town

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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Palermo, Province of Palermo, Sicily
A brand-new, fully furnished apartment in the heart of the old city overlooking a peaceful public garden of palms and orange trees. Situated on the first floor of a recently renovated small building, Xirba is a short walk to all major tourist attractions.
The apartment greets you immediately with its decor and attention to detail giving you the warm, safe and cosy felling you are used to when you are in your own home.
This bright, sunny flat consists of two confortable good-sized bedrooms, a cosy and spacious living room and two newly fitted bathrooms with shower. There is also a fully equipped kitchen, with oven, dishwasher, plus plenty of pots and pans if you get in the mood for cooking. The bedrooms are quiet and tastefully decorated with plenty of storage space.
90 square meters of harmony to accommodate sole travellers, professionals...
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Listing #HL4642011
About the Owner
Chiara G
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English, Italian, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2014
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice, spacious apartment, much larger than we were expecting. Very central, overlooking a lovely courtyard with palm trees. Chiara provided lots of information and was very helpful.

Thank Lindsey P
Reviewed September 25, 2018

The apartment was close to all of the great attractions in Palermo - theater, old town and great restaurants. Two couples lived quite comfortably. We walked everywhere and did not need our car. The apartment is lovely, fully air conditioned with a balcony overlooking a...More

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XIRBA CasaVacan... P, VR Owner at XIRBA: Cozy Flat in the Old Town, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Dear guests, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Xirba. And also thank you for your very kind words. Your sincere feedback pushes me to do even better. It was a real pleasure hosting you. Rest assured that if a new...More

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Reviewed September 21, 2018

The location is ideal to explore the town centre attractions and is close to public transport for venturing further a field. The apartment is comfortable and well equipped and situated in a quiet piazza. The owner met us on arrival and could not have been...More

Thank David S
XIRBA CasaVacan... P, VR Owner at XIRBA: Cozy Flat in the Old Town, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Dear guests, thank you so much for your very kind words. Also, thank you for mentioning the convenient location of Xirba. You will always be my most welcome guests. All the best, Chiara

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
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  • Final cleaning: $57 / stay - Fee
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About the neighborhood
Xirba is located in La Kalsa, Palermo's Arab quarter, where it is still possible to capture a feel of the ancient Arabic-Sicilian culture. The neighborhood is vibrant and buzzing. Just round the corner from the apartment, many international restaurants are waiting for you to discover the typical cuisine of the city. Supermarkets, shops, bars, pubs as well as cafes and transport links are within close walking distance.
Getting around
Anyone who is planning to drive in Palermo's historic centre needs to be aware of Restricted Traffic Areas, or Zona Traffico Limitato in Italian, abbreviated to ZTL. The old town centre has set up these limited traffic zones in order to reduce congestion and pollution, and there are significant fines for driving into one of these zones unauthorized.
No cars without permits can be allowed in this area. So, If you are planning on driving in the historic centre of Palermo, make sure you inform me about that, so I can tell you where to take your 5-euro daily entrance ticket and how to activate it in order to get in the city centre without getting fined.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Falcone Bosellino : 24.9 mi
Railway: Railway Station : 0.4 mi
Ferry: Via Francesco Crispi: 2.5 mi
From Falcone Borsellino airport to the central railway station:
-By shuttle bus called Prestia & Comandè (departures every 30 minutes);

From Central Railway Station (on Piazza Giulio Cesare) on foot:
* Turn right onto Via Lincoln
* Turn left onto Corso dei Mille
* Continue onto Via Giuseppe Garibaldi
* At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Via D'Aragona/Piazza S. Carlo
* Turn right onto Vicolo S. Carlo up to number 28
( 8 minutes travel time)
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 6.8 mi.
Nearby cities
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