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Hotel Federico II - Central Palace

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a problem with the aircondition. The staff was not polite. The breakfast very poor and the coffee was one of the worst I have ever drink. But the location was excellent and the rooms were clean.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel had a perfect location! the rooms were really clean and nice. The breakfast was very good, they had a parking fee that was really expensive, but i guess this was because it was in very central position.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Arriving late at night after a flight from Naples we were informed that dinner was not possible as there was only one chef on duty for the whole hotel so we had snack food from a packet at the bar. The waiter was extremely apologetic and efficient. At breakfast the next morning we felt we were in a nursing home!...

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely room, fabulous bathroom and a shower that works! Fabulous breakfast and wonderfully helpful staff. Very good location with easy access to local must see sights/restaurants/etc. Great value for money. Loved it!

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Thank Jacqui M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 January 2017

A old style rather grand hotel in central Palermo, very well placed for the major sights. Comfortable room and lovely open air bar on the roof. EXcellent breakfast buffet where you can stuff your own cannoli. On leaving, our entire group was charged a newly introduced tourist tax that had already been paid by our tour operator, so just check...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The Federico II is a well converted old palazzo in the centre of the more upmarket area of Palermo. The staff are extremely helpful and polite and there is a good bar area. The rooms are comfortable in a boutique kind of way although the mini bar fridge is too small to accommodate anything other than what is provided. Unfortunately...

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Thank S8664VInicolasb
Huntley, Illinois
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Great location to downtown Palermo, but interior lobby and rooms are a little dated. Restaurant located on top floor above all the rooms and I kept pressing the elevator button for down instead of up. Stayed in room 302 and the security lock box was not working. I forgot some my tooth brush, toothpaste and deodorant, but this hotel had...

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denver
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Simply, this was a wonderful surprise at an extremely reasonable rate with parking included. Every staff member in any of the service areas from the front desk to the breakfast and dining areas was helpful and courteous. And the rooms we were given were spacious and very well designed and appointed (however, we were shown a smaller room option which,...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

An immaculate spot, renovated, modern , slick, sifisticated. Well run and very gratuitous run. Plesently surprised . Very good breakfast and gourmet dinner. The front desk is always ready to give you all the information and even confirm the plane for the following day.

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Great location, nice staff but small rooms and no bars of soap anywhere. No workout room either. Breakfast was marginal and air conditioning inadequate for summer temperatures. Water cost $2.75 in hotel and $1 across the street. No luggage rack in the room so if you have 2 bags you have to stack on furniture. Typical challenging European shower if...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The elegance of the Court of Frederick II it reflects in this beautiful 4 star hotel, located in the very heart of Palermo City center.Our Hotel born from the restoration of the old Palace of Prince Granatelli and through an expert architectural revalidation that turned it into a refined environment, decorated with antique furnishings and paintings.The enviable location of the hotel, situated in a quiet and residential area, exactly halfway from both main Theatres of Palermo- The Politeama Garibaldi Theatre and the Massimo Theatre, makes of it an ideal place both for those who are travelling for business or who wants to have a nice and relaxed holiday in Palermo.Our staff remains at Your disposal , and will ensure You all the assistance and help to discover all the particular and characteristic corners of the historical Town and directions to find the most fashionable and exclusive shopping area, all this in order to make Your stay a very special one!The Entrance of the Grand Hotel Federico II, opens to an elegant foyer that leads into several spacious lounges lovingly furnished.The lounge bar with the adjacent reading room, may offer You relaxed hours choosing between an assorted selection of teas, herbal infusions, and local distilled.For a more enjoyable and comfortable stay, The Hotel offers guests’ disposal:Reception and Concierge service open 24 Hours;Luggage Storage;Wi-Fi free throughout the Hotel;Reservation – purchase airline Tickets / web Check-in;Office Services (telefax-photocopies);Outdoor parking area for luggage loading and unloading;Secure Car Park on request with payment;Assistance for service to rent a car with or without Driver;Shuttle service from/to Airport on request with payment;Laundry Service;Meeting rooms with technical equipment;Spaces for events, celebrations and meetings;Restaurants and banquets ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Federico II - Central Palace

Address: Via Principe di Granatelli 60, 90139, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Palermo > Politeama
Price Range: $129 - $336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Federico II - Central Palace 4*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Palermo
Hotel Federico II - Central Palace Palermo, Sicily
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#26 Luxury Hotel in Palermo
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“Our room, 210, opened to a brick wall so was dark. We did not see other rooms.”
Joyful675, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The larger of the room options.”
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“All seemed quiet and rooms spacious , having someone to park the car once you arrive is great.”
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“Rooms on 4th floor not recommended”
SandyM053, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room on the front, because it is a little gloomy at rooms looking at the back side”
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