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Beautiful old world hotel with overtones of old grandeur.
However, once you get used to the chandeliers and marble statues you see a crumbling Hotel.
Carpets and decor are dirty, windows deteriorated, nonchalant staff and a hit and miss breakfast buffet with sometimes hot food...More
The Grand Hotel et des Palmes was one big disappointment unfortunately.. The hotel still maintains its old world charm, but that's about where the good points end.. I was excited to visit the hotel on the images I'd seen but was really let down. We...More
If you wanne go back in time.... It feels like you are in the Downton Abbey series. It all has the same style. Very special hall where they serve the breakfast, time stood still here. The hotel is in the middle of everything. The famous...More
This is an elegant, old-world charming hotel with exceptional service, but the hotel itself is in need of a major refurbishment. (We were afraid our window would not shut after we opened it, as the wood was splintered at the top. Carpets are stained, walls...More
Fabulous Location, beautiful furniture, and old time glory. But tired and faded. The carpets are grotty. The windows were so old and rotten that we couldn't close them properly, which, since our suite was on very busy and therefore noisy Via Roma, was very detrimental...More
US$96 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#16 Family Hotel in Palermo
#19 Luxury Hotel in Palermo
#21 Romantic Hotel in Palermo
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Response from Stephen C | Reviewed this property |
In fact, if you are renting a car to see more of Sicily it is much easier to come in by bus, not worry about driving late at night in Palermo (which can be alarming if new to you) and return the next morning to collect the... More
In fact, if you are renting a car to see more of Sicily it is much easier to come in by bus, not worry about driving late at night in Palermo (which can be alarming if new to you) and return the next morning to collect the car from the airport. Why pay for a day's rental and parking when you go straight to bed?
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"Ask for a street view, although the interior room we had overlooking the rest of the building was very quiet"