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Grande Albergo Sole

  • Corso Vittorio Emanuele 291 Map It
  • Kalsa

Pros

  • Great rooftop bar and restaurant
  • Very central location
  • Friendly multilingual staff

Cons

  • No views from many rooms
  • Stark decor

Updated 03/27/2015

Fodor's Review

Here's an unusual and exciting concept: reopen a faded century-old lodging in the gritty old center as a gleaming, ultramodern hotel. The result is an ideal base for exploring Palermo. The expansive rooftop balcony boasts a hot tub and encircles the restaurant and bar in a sleek wood frame that feels almost Scandinavian. Minimalist (for Italy, anyway) rooms have all the modern amenities, with the exception of Wi-Fi. Call ahead to reserve a room facing the front of the hotel for a bird's-eye view of three church cupolas and the Piazza della Vergogna (Plaza of Shame), one of the few plazas in Italy with no statues of saints.

Hotel Information

Address:

Corso Vittorio Emanuele 291, Palermo, Sicily, 90133, Italy

Map It

Phone:

091-6041111

Hotel Details:

  • 113 rooms
  • Rate includes Breakfast

Updated 03/27/2015

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