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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The room we were given had no natural daylight (it was in the basement), the shower was broken and dirty. Despite the owner being welcoming the value for money was pretty misleading and definitely overpriced. I'm sure there must be nicer rooms but ours was definitely not one of them.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Convenient B&B around pretty floral yard, clean and well maintained. Staff very helpful. Good breakfast. Good location-everything less than ten minutes walk. Tourist bus good for orientation, at end of passage. I’m going back.

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Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We spent a week here, and it was excellent. Donatella and her husband were kind, and really helpful when we had problems with stolen cards, and then needed a doctor. Also, it is opposite a "Free Bus" stop, very useful for sightseeing. Would happily return.

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Donatella P, Proprietario at Al Giardino dell'Alloro, responded to this review

Dear Pauline, thanks for your comment, I hope that although two small problems, immediately solved, your vacation was enjoyable in our beautiful Palermo and in our home. We are pleased that you liked the “Free Bus" that stops in front of our B & B, a nice way to know the city when you are tired of walking on foot.We...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The location is perfect for a stay in Palermo. Our room was lovely - very clean with a balcony overlooking the peaceful courtyard. Breakfast was delicious. Staff were very nice and extremely helpful. Stay here!

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Donatella P, Proprietario at Al Giardino dell'Alloro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for all these great congratulations:) We are really delighted and pleased to see that our work is fully appreciated in all its facets and services! Thank you very much again and we hope to have you back our valued customers very soon:) Best wishes from everyone.

Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic quiet corner in heart of the city. Beautiful courtyard for breakfast (weather permitting! ) and good range of food for same. Slightly unpredictable electrics in my room (bedside light not working and a kettle which worked occasionally). Bed a bit hard for my taste. And somehow booking.com gave them to understand that 2 of me was staying because I...

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Stanthorpe, Australia
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Well presented B&B in a great location in the Historic Quarter of Palermo. Staff were super friendly and really helpful and were great at providing advice on tourist activities and places to eat. Buffet breakfast was really nice with lots of choices and was even more enjoyable being able to eat in the courtyard. Lots of great small Street food...

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Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

After spending one awful night in an apartment hotel down the road we were very happy to find this hidden gem. With very helpful and accommodating staff, this B&B was perfect for our city exploring visit. The rooms were basic but clean and modern and more than comfortable. the courtyard was small but beautiful and the breakfast more than satisfactory....

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Donnatella saved my holiday! I booked elsewhere and it wasn't what we expected......fortunately after 1 night I found this historic Palacio. Donnatella and her small team made us feel as though we were staying in their family home. Such a peaceful location in the centre of a bustling historical centre. When we return to Palermo, we will come home to...

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Manosque, France
Reviewed 17 April 2016

A very reasonably priced room, very attractive with good bathroom. Charming inner court. Very good breakfast. Proprietor Donnatella will collect at the airport. Very charming and helpful lady, who speaks English. Very good position in the old town. Nice cat.

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Reviewed 21 February 2016

Al Giardino dell'Alloro is a wonderful place to stay if you visit Palermo. I organise EU funded (Erasmus+) cultural heritage courses for European teachers in many places of Europe. Last week (15-21 February 2016) we had a group in this B&B. All course participants were very content about the place: the centre of old Palermo, fine and affordable rooms, good...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the historical centre of the city, inside the quarter of the Kalsa, just opposite Villa dell’Alloro, our bed&breakfast is different from the others. We have called it "b&b&arts": in the rooms and the communal spaces you will find paintings, photographs and sculptures of contemporary Sicilian artists. You will find not only well-furnished rooms, where every colour tones in with the idea the room expresses, but also wide communal spaces and a luminous courtyard where breakfast is served in summer and where you can spend your time chatting and relaxing. All rooms are equipped with bathroom with shower inside the room, hot-cold air-conditioning, electronic key that allows access to the whole structure, safe, LED TV, wi-fi free and many other amenities. The rooms are serviced by private elevator, and overlook a quiet courtyard, where you can spend your free time. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Al Giardino dell'Alloro

Address: Vicolo San Carlo 8, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Palermo
Price Range: ₹ 5,958 - ₹ 21,147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Al Giardino dell'Alloro 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Suite rooms are very large, a few double rooms and a few singles. All rooms very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles chainf, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“If you're alone, and you don't need a huge space, the 1st floor room outside the breakfast area is perfect - plenty of room for a solo traveler”
 of 5 bubbles ItalyBound2012, 22 Oct 2014 | Read review
“the double bedroom off the dining room is lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles RhodaM726, 28 Feb 2014 | Read review
“A balcony room would be nice, but on the courtyard. We were on the first floor. Mature couple carrying our own bags, and so that was a relief.”
 of 5 bubbles W5373BTsandras, 1 Nov 2013 | Read review
“The rooms that overlook the courtyard may be calmer that the ones overlooking the street.”
 of 5 bubbles pacolema1, 2 Aug 2013 | Read review
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