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Grand Hotel Villa Igiea - MGallery by Sofitel

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is absolutely beautiful - set in its own grounds with well kept gardens, pool and views to die for and a private jetty. Yet this gilded frame is tarnished with little things that after a couple of weeks begin to get tiresome with the seasoned traveller. At first the rooms look perfect, with material hung on the walls...

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Victoria, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I feel like I'm in an Agatha Christie movie of "Who done it!" as I wander the corridors of this old hotel steeped in history, poking my head into every nook & cranny & soaking up the atmosphere. Grand staircases & ball rooms, gorgeous architecture to appreciate, pictures of history on the walls, humongous building & grounds to explore. I...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Unfriendly reception staff , no offer of help with suitcases , no offer of help /information re Palermo.Hotel in its hey day in the edwardian era , but outside painted in bits , rooms need furniture updating , hot water takes ages to arrive , heated towel rail didn't work .Ate at the restaurant , beautiful vaulted room , food...

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County Wicklow, Ireland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful staff. A delicious historical start to my stay in Sicilia. I felt well-treated, and I loved the view, the historical photos on the walls, the oranges from the orchards, the colour of the water, the splashing water fountain, and the delicious rooms to explore in the hotel.

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Ramat Hasharon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coats of paint do not conceal decay. Once a glorified palace. Exciting view of the port. Great breakfast in the garden. Large and comfortable rooms. Good service. But delapidated monument of the past.

1Thank beyo43
San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights and I would come back because it's the best option in Palermo. Staff at check in were super nice and helpful. The location of this hotel is beautiful due to grounds and water--but you won't be able to walk from here. They do have a shuttle that will drop you in town but we...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Prior to getting there, shuttle to center of town was to be provided (NOT running the whole time there.) it was very warm outside and NO air conditioning. 2 pipe system - either heat or air and it was too warm in the room. Never anyone at the front desk and not interested when we found someone. When we got...

3Thank Harris14
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Palermo has a bit of trouble with taxis and transport as it easy for the unaccustomed to be duped but our stay got off to a wonderful start by using the Hotel's limo and driver service. For just a little more than a taxi we were straight to the Hotel for a fabulous 2 night stay. It should have been...

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Villa Igiea G, General Manager at Grand Hotel Villa Igiea - MGallery by Sofitel, responded to this review

Dear Dave, Thank you for sharing your positive experience at Grand Hotel Villa Igiea MGallery by Sofitel. I am so happy that you now feel to come back one day, however I hope that your next taste experience with us will be better than the previous one, perhaps by trying our authentic gourmet restaurant Cuvée du Jour, soon opening back....

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were only in Palermo for 2 nights and couldn't get a sense of how good a location this was, but the hotel itself is stunning and our 1 bedroom suite looking over the sea was so pretty and had lots of character and very clean. The first room we looked at was stuffy and humid so we upgraded our...

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Villa Igiea G, General Manager at Grand Hotel Villa Igiea - MGallery by Sofitel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Grand Hotel Villa Igiea. However, I am truly sorry for the inconvenience related to the first room. Please be also assured that we are carrying out some renovation works in order to offer excellent standard quality services and facilities. I am looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Sincerely Vito...

Reviewed 9 January 2017

The hotel is in the traditional style. The staff are very professional and courteous. It could proabably do with an update but there is a certain charm to its "faded glory". The dining room where breakfast is served is very formal and grand overlooking the gardens and bay...ideal for a wedding! The restaurant is in a beautiful room with a...

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Villa Igiea G, General Manager at Grand Hotel Villa Igiea - MGallery by Sofitel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for sharing your positive opinions and feelings following your recent stay at Grand Hotel Villa Igiea. I am also so glad that the you enjoyed the time spent here, exploring our very special cuisine and services. I hope to welcoming you back in the future. Kindest regards Vito Giglio General Manager

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Cuvee du Jour
Cuvee du Jour
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, European
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  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A 5-STAR PALACE ON THE BEAUTIFUL COAST IN PALERMO The Grand Hotel Villa Igiea brings you a 5 star hotel experience in a sumptuous villa right on the Palermo coast, the historical capital of sun-soaked Sicily. The villa, restored by renowned Art Nouveau architect Ernesto Basile at the end of the 19th century for the Florio family, still has its original frescoes, decoration and furniture. We have added state-of-the art facilities and gastronomic restaurants for a sublime stay in Sicily. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Villa Igiea - MGallery by Sofitel

Address: Salita Belmonte 43, 90142, Palermo, Sicily, Italy (Formerly Grand Hotel Villa Igiea)
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Palermo
Price Range: RM569 - RM1,620 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Grand Hotel Villa Igiea - MGallery by Sofitel 5*
Number of rooms: 122
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Also Known As:
Hilton Hotel Palermo
Hilton Palermo
Palermo Hilton
Villa Igiea
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Palermo
#5 Business Hotel in Palermo
#9 Family Hotel in Palermo
#17 Romantic Hotel in Palermo
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“We were in 305, deluxe room with great marina views. Some on level 1 had very large balconies with direct water views too..just ask”
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