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Waterford
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

If you are looking for a good budget hotel in the centre of Palermo, look no further. great welcome by the owners/family. spotlessly clean rooms and very pleasant staff. The breakfast is not so good but there are lots of cafes nearby. good wifi and air conditioning.

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Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

This hôtel is cheap and located in central palermo close to main monuments. The comfort is very basic. Matresses and pilows are very hard. Bathroom equipments are not new. The breakfast is resume to a croissant and a piece or bread. However the staff is nice and the place is clean and tidy. It is a good hôtel for small... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
Reviewed 19 September 2015

I visited the hotel Cortese for the fourth time this september. Wonderful to meet again the sweet family who owns the hotel. Very nice hotel, in the absolute centre of town and cheap prices. Located next to a wonderful daily market. Most rooms have a small balcony, and on the top floor is a very nice common roof terrace. where... More 

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Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Theres not easy access. Front door is always locked you must press a buzzer each time you want to get in. theres an histerical woman . Who shouts at clients. Bother you with towels. We went there to relax .sleep We was bothered by cleaner knocking a lot. the area is well noisy by ballaro market...you wont get rest. theres... More 

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Fribourg
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 April 2015

My wife and I spent 7 nights in this simple, but charming hotel in the centre of Old Palermo.The owner signor Cortese is very helpful. Ask for a quiet room in the 4th floor. One discovers easily by foot the main topics of Palermo from this well situated hotel. The excellent restaurant Carlo V is nearby (avoid the "trattorias" in... More 

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Turkey
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Reviewed 31 December 2014

We are travelling by bicycle and the very important thing for us a safe place for our bicycles. Hotel Cortese, has offered us a space in garage. Bikes are safe so let's see the rest. We have a room on the 4th floor. We have a tiny balcony and a large terasse. The room and the shared bathroom is clean.... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 17 May 2014

Location: In the old centre of Palermo. In daytime - close to market when you can see real Sicily, eat fresh fish, buy vegetables, traditional sausage and great wine for supper. On nighttime - place turns into some kind of African market. Can be very loud, and you can feel unsafe. Room: VERY CLEAN. Kinda dark. Tiny shower. But there... More 

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Nadi, Fiji
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Reviewed 7 May 2014

Definitely, one of the most unpleasant hotels I have stayed in. I had a narrow, cramped room with single bed for the same price as one I had elsewhere in Palermo which was four times bigger. It's tucked away down some side streets from Via Maqueda which are not very pleasant and with cars and motorbikes streaking past, can be... More 

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Thank azeemelixeroflife
Tallinn, Estonia
1 review
Reviewed 22 October 2013

The only plus is the proximity to the train and bus station. Located next to the market, you will hear loud music and party nights of weird crashes from inside the house somewhere ... On the first night at 21:00 when going around a walk, wrapped up neck gold neck chain Torino street corner. Thieves drove a motorbike. Take warning... More 

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Birmensdorf, Aargau, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2013

My comment will not add too much to the previous ones. The location of the hotel is fine, but it is in a so much crowdy and noisy place! The sound isolation in the hotel is very pure, so you hear everything what happen outside. There is a market and disco,this place is actively noisy 24 hours per day, especially... More 

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Additional Information about Hotel Cortese

Address: Via Scarparelli 16, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Palermo > Palazzo Reale
Price Range: $45 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Cortese 2*
Number of rooms: 26
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“most beautiful view in rooms facing the market, but they are also the most noisy. Facing the front of the hotel i nice and more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 614gretem, 19 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The best tip would be to stay away!”
 of 5 bubbles azeemelixeroflife, 7 May 2014 | Read review
“single room in the 2nd floor just in front of reception is really ugly!”
 of 5 bubbles OlgaN94, 18 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Check air conditioner the first thing”
 of 5 bubbles bordanton, 20 Jul 2013 | Read review
“I'd either recommend the rooms with balconies, or the rooms away from the market side of the building, depending on what you like.”
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