We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Wonderful apartment in old town with two terraces

19 reviews
Overview
Reviews
Amenities
Availability
Map
Overview
2 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
The three-level apartment is situated on the second floor (no elevator) of a building characteristic of Palermo's old town, next to the Church of San Giovanni at Origlione of the 17th century. You can admire the facade and the Bell Tower by one of the two terraces of the House. From the entrance room, furnished with sitting area and ancient pottery, you access the wooden staircase leading to the second level, where the dining room, lounge with piano and 46 inch tv where guests can enjoy moments of pure relaxation. Refined furnishings, parquet flooring, majolica by characteristic Sicilian motifs give personality and warmth to all environments. Adjacent to the dining room and the living room there is a large terrace with kitchen and barbecue for unforgettable lunches and dinners in the open ...The three-level apartment is situated on the second floor (no elevator) of a building characteristic of Palermo's old town, next to the Church of San Giovanni at Origlione of the 17th century. You can admire the facade and the Bell Tower by one of the two terraces of the House. From the entrance room, furnished with sitting area and ancient pottery, you access the wooden staircase leading to the second level, where the dining room, lounge with piano and 46 inch tv where guests can enjoy moments of pure relaxation. Refined furnishings, parquet flooring, majolica by characteristic Sicilian motifs give personality and warmth to all environments. Adjacent to the dining room and the living room there is a large terrace with kitchen and barbecue for unforgettable lunches and dinners in the open air. The plan also includes the comfortable kitchen, a small living room with table and refrigerator, a double bedroom with en suite bathroom (with shower), tv, a bathroom with bathtube. Going up to the third level of the apartment is a spacious and bright room with mansard roof and wooden beams, furnished with sitting area, tv, stereo and sofa, double bed and ancient cradle for babies, bathroom with shower and laundry facilities. From here you access the second terrace with unique view over the rooftops of the old town, where you can see the spires of the Arab-Norman Cathedral, symbol of the city. The apartment is equipped with air conditioners (in winter they can be used to heat the house). It is possible to provide a cot and a high chair. Given the presence of stairs inside the house, children up to 9 years are not allowed. Check in after 22 in the night are charged of 20 euros to pay cash at check in time. Thank you! The house is equipped with heat pumps that can be used in winter as heating. Heating with boiler is allowed only on request and has an extra cost of € 30.00 per day. More
House Rules
Bathrooms
Show more
About the Owner
Michele M
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2014
Interaction with guests
The Sicilian hospitality is known all over the world: our guests will witness it! Upon arrival, you can count on information and tips to better enjoy your vacation in Palermo and bring a joyful remembrance of our city.
Write a Review
Reviews (19)

1 - 5 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 17 March 2019

We had a wonderful time i Palermo, the appartment is in the center of old town almost everything and within walking distance, the distances in Palermo are not big so you can focus on exploring. The appartment was absolutely faboulus, and the host Michele were...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank jihlstrom
Reviewed 21 November 2018

This apartment is a perfect location to visit the many sites of historic Palermo. Many caffes, restaurants, churches, palazzos, piazzas and shopping within a 15 minute walk. The apartment was fully equipped and comfortable, with beautiful views from the terraces. The apartment owner, Michele was...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Sue M
See more reviews
Reviewed 7 April 2018

The flat is perfectly situated to explore many of the tourist sites of the city. It is just a few minutes walk away from Palermo Cathedral, Palazzo dei Normanni, Piazza Pretoria and the Mercato Ballaro, and within easy walking distance to Teatro Massimo, Giardino Garibaldi’s...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Halifax1954
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Stayed here with two friends. The apartment was as described, comfortable, eclectic decoration (particularly the elephant outside my bedroom door) and centrally situated within walking distance of all the sites we wanted to see. The Arab Norman churches were amazing. Amongst the best experiences was...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Jane R
Reviewed 6 January 2018

The apartment is at the top end of the old town and the terraces have great views and are very spacious, there is plenty of space in the apartment also. The location is ideal for walking around the town and getting to the markets. The...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Steve D
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Books
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Hairdryer
Stereo System
TV
Balcony
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Terrace
Toaster
Deck
See more amenities
Availability
April 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
May 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
June 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
July 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
August 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
September 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
View all months
See more rates and fees
Map
About the neighbourhood
Origlione House is located in a peaceful area of the historic square Ballarò, a stone's throw from the market that offers a lively day and true fresco of Palermo, made of ' abbagnate ' and colourful stalls and where you can enjoy the typical street food of Palermo. Origlione House is a comfortable and prestigious refuge from which to enjoy a genuine cross-section of Palermo. The location of the House is within walking distance to the main tourist attractions of the city: just a few metres from the Cathedral, the Palazzo dei Normanni and Cappella Palatina, very close to Corso Vittorio Emanuele, one of the main lines from citizens to get quickly to the Church of the Martorana, the Vucciria market, Piazza Marina and the old Moorish quarter of the Kalsa. Along the nearby Corso Vittorio Eman...
Getting around
Along the nearby Corso Vittorio Emanuele pass both the tourist bus and urban bus lines that connect the city center with all areas of the town. It's about 1.5 km from the railway station and the bus station, where there are all the connection to get the airport of Palermo and Trapani, and the main tourist areas on the outskirts of Palermo and Trapani.
More
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
How can I contact the owner?
How will the owner contact me?
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
How do I pay?
Still can't find what you're looking for?
More History & Culture destinations:
Do you own a holiday home? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
#FKN2225419129