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Melbourne, Australia
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66 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Hotel is central to centro bus terminal station and ferries also a short walk to a pizza restaurant that only uses buffalo cheese a must for those who appreciate good food I would not hesitate to recommend this hotel on your next visit to Messina

Thank Animalis
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108 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Rooms need refurbishing, garage advertised but on arrival we were told a normal sized car was too high to enter. Unfortunately I found a cockroach in the bathroom, reception offered to change the room. Good breakfast and conveniently located just as you get off the ferry from Italy.

Thank Tonio D
New York City, New York
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23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

The main thing going for this hotel is location near both the Ustica Ferry Terminal and the train station. The rooms are a reasonable size but faded. There is no restaurant in the hotel and the closest good one (La Tonnara) is five or six blocks away. The TV listing said that CNN was available, but if it was CNN,... More 

Thank tomsummers
San Francisco, California
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119 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

A beautiful old hotel that has seen better days. Slightly worn around the edges with dirty carpets and bumpy elevators, but the rooms were large and clean. The furniture and wooden wainscoating in the rooms were also impressive and of good quality. Service was professional, but not overly friendly. Breakfast was very nice with a large selection including scrambled eggs... More 

Thank winepair
Bangkok, Thailand
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33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I spent one night at Royal Palace Hotel as I had my bus for Catania Airport early morning. Well, the location is excellent: just beside the railway and bus station; the front office staff very professional and helpful, very good variety of breakfast items. Unfortunately the room seems very old and dated: no suitable sockets in the room to charge... More 

Thank IntotheWild85
Mechelen, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 28 April 2016

we got stuck on the island of Lipari for 2 days we could not check out on time. we informed the hotel, they secured our luggage in our room and did not charge any costs for the extra night our luggage stayed in the hotel!!!! very, very nice people and very helpfull

Thank simonsverheul
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24 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We have stayed at the Royal Palace Messina in September 2015, 2014 and 2013. We have enjoyed all our stays. The hotel may be a little outdated however this is not an issue for us. The breakfast is good with a wide choice. We did not visit Sicily in 2015 however I just looked at the prices for September and... More 

Thank mealypied69000
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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250 reviews
144 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2015

This hotel is being updated so things are not as the should be. In saying that they staff worked very hard to ensue that my stay was good. They made sure that my requests were met. I am not sure what has happened to this part of the town because it is in need of an overhaul. The hotel is... More 

Thank HelenS7
Berlin, Germany
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44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2015

This hotel turned out to be old and stale, and in contrast to the photos on the site. As you enter the hotel, you can just smell the stale air and we knew instantly that we made a mistake of choosing this hotel. The location was in really seedy and run-down part of the town. The side streets were dirty... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2015

I was very disappointed with this hotel. It was booked by our travel agent and I think she may have booked it because it was close to the ferry to Salerno and railway station. The hotel is very dated and we found staff to not be overly friendly. Breakfast was okay. Rooms drab. We had to request someone to come... More 

1 Thank Denise G

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pleasant hotel with airy & comfortable rooms; convention facilities; restaurant serving Sicilian Cuisine; near railway station. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Palace Hotel

Address: Via Tommaso Cannizzaro 3, 98123, Messina, Sicily, Italy (Formerly NH Royal Palace)
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Messina
Price Range: $131 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Palace Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 106
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Royal Palace Hotel Messina, Sicily, Italy
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Messina
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“High floor”
 of 5 bubbles Animalis, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Good position.”
 of 5 bubbles IntotheWild85, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“I don't know what a trendy hotel is and don't use WiFi We overlooked the city and it was fine.”
 of 5 bubbles James46172, 23 May 2015 | Read review
“We do not have any comments here :-) We were very satisfied with the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Ulla_de_Blanck, 27 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Try and book a room with a balcony good view of port if 4th floor or above.”
 of 5 bubbles mealypied69000, 15 Oct 2014 | Read review
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