Grand Hotel Villa Igiea
AddressSalita Belmonte 43 PalermoSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
What can you say about an art nouveau villa that was designed by Ernesto Basile for the Florio family (of tuna and Marsala-wine fame)? You know it's going to be magnificent.
Grand Hotel Villa Igiea sits around 3km (1.9mi) north of the city centre and like any exclusive place worth its salt, it's a bugger to get to without a car/private chauffeur/taxi. Living up to its status as the best hotel in Palermo, it offers several luxury advantages, including a private beach, swimming pool and tennis court. The rooms are predictably ritzy, with fantastic beds and palatial bathrooms. Best of all, prices drop by 50% in the low season, which is when the paupers get a chance to get pampered.
Our independent authors have visited Grand Hotel Villa Igiea and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Palermo.
Description provided by property
Offering panoramic views across the Bay of Palermo, Grand Hotel Villa Igiea is 2 km from Palermo Harbour. It features an outdoor swimming pool, tennis court and elegant rooms and suites.
Every room has a different design and layout at Villa Igiea and no two are the same. They do however have many facilities in common, including air conditioning, satellite TV with pay-per-view movies and a writing desk. Some offer views of the Tyrrhenian Sea or Pellegrino mountain.
Drinks are available from the bar, while the restaurant serves Sicilian specialities. You will also find a gym, solarium and massage rooms at this luxury 5-star hotel.
Free parking is provided.
A free shuttle to/from Palermo city centre is only available from April to October. The reservation is needed.
Services & facilities
- VIP room facilities
- 24-hour front desk
- Room service
- Facilities for disabled guests
- Non-smoking rooms
Bureau de Change/ATM
- Currency exchange
- Shuttle service (free)
- Car hire
- Breakfast in the room
- Internet services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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