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Hotel Politeama

Piazza Ruggero Settimo 15, 90139, Palermo, Sicily Italy
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#5 of 114 hotels in Palermo
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The historical Politeama Hotel is glad to welcome you in a new and fully renewed structure. All rooms, bathrooms, common areas, and services have been entirely restructured to offer an unforgettable experience to our guests. The sober and classy lines of furniture and the subtle color harmony give rise to a cozy and refined ambiance, from which you will enjoy an exclusive view of Politeama square. The hotel has 9 floors and 85 rooms like Standard, Superior, Junior Suite and Panoramic Suite. Each room is equipped with TV, free internet Wi-Fi, air conditioning and private bathroom with shower or tub. The hotel offers a 24h reception desk, a laundry service and an airport shuttle service on request. Every morning you will enjoy a continental breakfast to energize your day with a wide selections of local products. Private parking near the hotel with valet parking service. The central position, in the beating heart of the city among the streets of luxury shopping, business, and night life, at a few steps from the historic center, make the Politeama Hotel the ideal choice for both for pleasure and business travelers.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Car hire
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Baggage storage
Concierge
Parking
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Snack bar
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Room service
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Safe
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Centrally Located
Classic
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Italian
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4.5 of 5 bubbles678 reviews
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Hotel Politeama impresses with its spacious, modern rooms, which, despite occasional noise and air conditioning gripes, provide a comfortable stay. The immaculate condition of the hotel, from the well-kept rooms to the pristine bathrooms, garners consistent praise. While the chic atmosphere is marred slightly by dated elements and the buzz from the rooftop club, guests appreciate the aesthetic. The staff's attentive service, especially at the front desk and during breakfast, stands out, although experiences do vary. The hotel's standout feature is its prime location, perfect for delving into the heart of Palermo, though opinions on value and amenities like airport transport and breakfast are mixed, with some concerns about overpricing and noise.
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sara0mani wrote a review Feb 2024
Muscat, Oman16 contributions16 helpful votes
Nice hotel , centrally located , 20 mins walk to the busy tourist area , reception was nice and polite they helped us with the baggage to the room , we had early check in at 12:00pm. breakfast was ok nothing fancy. Hotel *DOES NOT* provide drinking water , you have to buy yourself.
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Date of stay: February 2024
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MariaCalif wrote a review Jul 2023
San Francisco, California3 contributions2 helpful votes
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The morning buffet in itself was a good value. The location was close to transportation and great shopping. The front desk was very welcoming. The hop on hop off bus has a very convenient location to the hotel
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Date of stay: July 2023
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Responded Aug 25, 2023
Dear Maria, Thank you again for choosing the Hotel Politeama, for your stay in Palermo and for taking the time to express such gratitude and appreciation. We are pleased that youenjoyed the key elements that characterize us and make your stays memorable! Sincerely, Giulia Guest Relations Department, Hotel Politeama
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lklein2011 aka LarryK wrote a review Feb 2024
Paris, France129 contributions85 helpful votes
The location is a delight, half a block from the airport shuttle bus stop (both directions) and an easy walk to all the sites in the Centro Storico. Hotel staff were cheerful and accommodating, and the breakfast was copious and tasty. There is rooftop lounge/restaurant, which was a bit too trendy for our tastes (and pricey.) We would definitely book the Hotel Politeama were we to return to Palermo.
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Rooms on higher floors are quieter.
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Gotravel20 wrote a review Feb 2024
Pennsylvania156 contributions73 helpful votes
The rooms in this hotel are quite large and spacious. They have ample storage space. Breakfast, served in the basement is delicious. Staff are friendly. Location is central to many attractions. The old town is just a few blocks away. Many restaurants are close by as are local eateries in the Old town. There are also grocery stores within walking distance. You can get a taxi easily at this location.
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Culture23206220972 wrote a review Jan 2024
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I made a reservation for this hotel for August 2023 .I canceled well within the time allotted for free cancellation This hotel charged me in full and I never stepped foot there. , I have been in dispute with them for 5 months . Those in charge are unreasonable with terrible business practice. Avoid this place at all costs . Seems like they practice fraud here
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Rosemary5757 wrote a review Dec 2023
Hartley Wintney, United Kingdom289 contributions140 helpful votes
The hotel is bright and modern. It had everything I needed for the 2 night stay. The facilities in the hotel were good and breakfast delicious and plenrty of choice. The bar was fine. the restaurant, which os managed as a seperate entity, was snobbish, unwelcoming and acrtually dismissive. Doesnt help the hotel in customer satisfaction.
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Date of stay: November 2023
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Mary Ann D wrote a review Nov 2023
Fort Myers, Florida84 contributions59 helpful votes
Hotel room looked out over the opera house. Room was large, bathroom modern, and breakfast had a wide variety of foods. Hotel did not honor my twin bed request I made on my reservation upon arrival but did the 2nd night.
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Date of stay: November 2023
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FTLCruisers wrote a review Nov 2023
Weston, Florida363 contributions165 helpful votes
We had a great 10 night stay at Hotel Politeama. The location was perfect - close enough to the main pedestrian street but far enough to be away from the crowds. The room and bathroom weren't large but we had plenty of room. It was cleaned daily and it seemed like they might have even changed the sheets daily! The bed and pillows were great. There were a lot of options on the breakfast buffet. The front desk staff as well as the buffet staff were pleasant and helpful. We would highly recommend this hotel and look forward to going back!
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Date of stay: October 2023
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rhbphoto wrote a review Nov 2023
Danville, Pennsylvania183 contributions31 helpful votes
Let me cut to the chase. If you are exploring central Palermo and all it offers stay here. It checks all the boxes; comfort, convenience, helpful staff, modern and a great breakfast with made-to-order coffee and the most lavish amount of pastries you will find anywhere. Stayed 3 nights. One quirk you often find in Italian hotels is the air conditioning. In order to save resources hotels often either control the air with your keycard (on when you are there and off when not) or even turn it off in low season (late Fall through early Spring) or some crazy combo. Often an inquiry at the desk will solve any issues. I can easily recommend this hotel. Be sure to check out the rooftop bar (closed on Mondays).
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Date of stay: November 2023
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Room Tip: Rooftop bar!!! Belly-busting pastries. Nice breakfast staff.
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sam101645 wrote a review Nov 2023
Walnut Creek, California359 contributions125 helpful votes
Little did I know how perfect the location was for our purposes. The hotel is only a few feet from the mostly pedestrian street Ruggero Settimo which leads to the famous four corners known as Quattro Conti. From there you can pick which direction to walk to see some of the best sights Palermo has to offer. The staff at the hotel was as excellent as the location with Andrea at the front desk being very helpful and conversational. Our room was spacious and quiet. If you can ask for a room facing the piazza Politeama.
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Date of stay: October 2023
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C$204 - C$304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
85
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Politeama
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Politeama?
Nearby attractions include Teatro Politeama Garibaldi (0.05 km), Kiddika - Officine del Gusto (0.4 km), and I Peccatucci di Mamma Andrea (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Politeama?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Politeama?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Politeama?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Politeama?
Yes, paid private parking nearby and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Politeama?
Conveniently located restaurants include Scjavuru, Sapori Perduti, and Lo Scrigno Di Donna Rosa.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Politeama?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Hotel Politeama offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Politeama?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Politeama?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Palazzo Drago Airoldi di Santa Colomba (1.2 km), Oratorio di Santa Cita (0.8 km), and Palazzo Steri - Chiaromonte - Carcere dei penitenziati (1.5 km).
Is Hotel Politeama accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.