We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Politeama Palace Hotel

Show Prices
#7 of 101 Hotels in Palermo
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 6 more sites!
Professional photos
Politeama Palace Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

1,040 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 231: English reviews
Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice hotel conveniently located in central city; excellent breakfast that includes a "make your own" cannoli bar. Next to tree-lined neighborhood streets for a quiet walk. Only drawbacks: tiny bathroom where you have to step over the toilet to get to the shower; and typically "hard-as-a-rock" Italian mattress. Not the best night's sleep.

Thank Mark1206
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spend one night here with my boyfriend. Our room was spacious and nicely furnished. We received a welcome fruit basket and local cookies. Continental breakfast was exceptional with a variety of local pastries and cakes and freshly squeezed juices.

Thank Ermelinda P
Ferrara, Italy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is so nice to stay with a great breakfast. In the center of Palermo. I have returned many times because the quality and price was fantastic. Personel is very nice and always kind. Rooms are clean and comfortable.

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderfully situated hotel in the centre of Palermo. Huge room, complete with bathroom. The service was second to non! Nothing was to much. Breakfast the best we have had since arriving 5 days ago. Fruit plate to welcome us in our room. Superb bus service to the airport €6:30 each 50 minutes. Older building, well maintained, clean as a whistle....

Thank Simon B
Austin, TX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was touring Sicily with an architecture and wine tasting group, spending three nights in Palermo. The nine of us who requested single accommodations, paying the single supplement, were promised double rooms with no twin beds and of the size that sharing couples were given. When I walked in and saw the small room with a single twin bed I...

Thank JudyBoz
North West England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Calming atmosphere typical Italian decor. Can be some street noise at front of hotel at busy times. Excellent breakfast both hot and cold including range of fruits, cereals, cakes, pastries - including local delicacies. Cooked English available unlimited tea/coffee and freshly squeezed orange juice, numerous types of bread. Rooms are clean and serviced daily. Very helpful reception staff who spoke...

Thank Nickolas63
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is very convenient located and walking distance to major actractions. The room I was in was ok but in need of some renovations/update. Breakfast was excellent by Italian standards. Price was convenient considering thehotel class.

Thank Ermejo
Corona, California
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Our room was huge with tasteful decorations and a comfortable bed. The location was very central so walking to attractions was easy. The staff were very friendly and efficient, even at 4:00am. Great upscale shops in the area - Gucci, Prada. We would not hesitate to recommend this hotel. As it faces the main piazza, noise can be a problem...

Thank cdncarol1
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The room was clean and bright, with an excellent view (I was on the 8th floor, corner). The breakfast was fantastic. Service was excellent. And the location couldn't be better. It was within walking distance to all the major areas you'd want to see in the city and the bus to the airport stops at the curb in front of...

Thank Gail P
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel is quintessentially Italian - Italian decor, Italian furniture, Italian beds, Italian Italians but the 'piece de resistance' was the breakfast. A great spread delivered every morning that had me bursting at the seams every time. A whole bread bar was complimented by a great selection of meats, cheeses and other culinary delights. Being a typical Brit I thought...

Thank Lesley M

485 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (263)
Hotel & Grounds (34)
View from Room (43)
Dining (16)
Bathroom (11)
Room/Suite (61)
Other (98)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

All TripAdvisor Photos (186)
Dining (26)
Standard Double Room (Internal View) (33)
Standard Double Room with Balcony (Theatre View) (33)
Standard Double Room with Window (Theatre View) (32)
Standard Modern Twin Room (Theatre View) (30)
The Hotel (32)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (36)
Room/Suite (9)
Bathroom (2)
Hotel & Grounds (6)
Dining (4)
View from Room (2)
Other (13)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Palermo hotels
Alma Hotel
#1 of 101 in Palermo
352 reviews
Artemisia Palace Hotel
Artemisia Palace Hotel
#5 of 101 in Palermo
514 reviews
Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa
Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa
#4 of 101 in Palermo
590 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Massimo Plaza Hotel
#10 of 101 in Palermo
462 reviews
Hotel Porta Felice
#3 of 101 in Palermo
743 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel Politeama Palace enjoys a central position in Palermo, in front of the Teatro Politeama, one of the most prestigious European theatres, nearby the shopping streets, the harbour and the terminal bus from/for the airport. The property central position will allow you to discover this marvellous city, where every alley, road or square preserves a work of art, testifying the glorious past of Palermo, meeting point of the greatest civilisations and cultures of all time. The area is full of restaurants, bars and shops. The structure offers comfortable rooms and many services such as a bar serving light meals and two meeting rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Politeama Palace Hotel

Address: Piazza Ruggero Settimo 15, 90139, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Palermo
Price Range: RM236 - RM1,285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Politeama Palace Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 94
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Priceline, Travelocity, Cancelon, Odigeo, Agoda and Orbitz so you can book your Politeama Palace Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Politeama Palace Palermo
Hotel Politeama Palace
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Palermo
#6 Luxury Hotel in Palermo
#11 Business Hotel in Palermo
#16 Romantic Hotel in Palermo
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Politeama Palace Hotel staff and other travellers.
9 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (9)

Questions? Get answers from Politeama Palace Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for a room that's NOT overlooking the piazza; too noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Mark1206, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Quality and price for a nice center hotel is worth every penny!!”
 of 5 bubbles StephenC807, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at front subject to some street noise at busy times.”
 of 5 bubbles Nickolas63, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“request a quiet room away from the Piazza Ruggero Settimo”
 of 5 bubbles cdncarol1, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There is some noise coming from the street but if you close both windows, it's fine.”
 of 5 bubbles infelg2016, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay