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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We felt right at home from the beginning to the end. Breakfast was amazing as seen in the photo. The manager was accommodating and arranged a driver to take us where we needed to go and to the airport.

Thank Nick C
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you choose this accommodation your stay in Palermo will be likely a highlight on Sicily. Porta di Castro is only a few minutes away from the famous cathedral. You find free parking spaces in only 5 minutes walk distance. Furthermore you can walk to the best restaurants and bars in the city. But not only the location is outstanding...

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Extremely friendly owner Nice decoration in the main hall Good and plentiful breakfast paid a rate of 81€ for 3 persons/night: very reasonable They offer a transfer from the airport cheaper than taxi.just ask Very close to the palermo attractions Room: i had the 13. OK but nothing special. To note : steep stairs, so not the right place for...

Thank ParisBebert
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We stayed two nights in December, just before Christmas. We booked a quadruple room for our family, and got a wonderful decorated two level suite apartment at the top of the building with two recently renovated bathrooms and two terraces overlooking the city rooftops - simply wonderful! But above all - Alessandro, the owner, is an amazing welcoming and gracious...

Thank ShWolf
Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We spent 4 days @ this outstanding B& B. Alessandro & his staff were there for all our needs. Our bed was great. Shower although small was adequate & water was nice & hot. Noise was not a problem. Air was there when we needed it. Their breakfast is super.

1Thank allaw841
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

My husband and I just got back from Palermo. We stayed at Porta di Castro and I couldn't recommend it enough. Right in the centre of the old town, the location is perfect to explore the city. I have to confess that the first impression of the area wasn't great but there was no reason for that! Located in a...

Thank Joana R
Channel Islands
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights at the beginning of September in the apartment at the very top of the building. I have to confess to being a little concerned when our taxi drew up outside Porta di Castro as there are no pictures of the outside .. and it is located in one of Palermo's narrow streets. However, as...

1Thank rebem
Elche, Spain
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for just one night but were very impressed with the quirky nature of the hotel and fabulous hospitality. The hotel is in a small narrow street but the taxi driver took us straight there. The welcome was great, we were given a 3 roomed apartment for two couples. It was up quite a few stairs but the...

Thank Paul S
New York
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This may not be a five star hotel, but what I will tell you is that this has got to be the best service I've ever received! We are back in NY after an incredible 17 days abroad and our experience at this B&B will always stay with us. Allessandro was simply incredible. His job, his mission and his satisfaction...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I stayed at Porta Di Castro for 3 days at the beginning of September. I cannot say enough about the owner, the staff and the facilities. Firstly, the B&B is perfectly located to get to the sites and around Palermo in general. I walked for up to 5 hrs everyday through the many winding hidden streets and when I saw...

Thank SuzieQQ2

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B&B Porta di Castro, una prestigiosa struttura... l'eleganza e il comfort di una suite nel cuore del centro storico di Palermo... al prezzo di un B&B... ... more   less 

Additional Information about B&B Porta di Castro

Address: Via Porta di Castro 223, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Palermo > Palazzo Reale
Price Range: €73 - €132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — B&B Porta di Castro 1*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Our 2nd floor room was quiet, comfortable, very satisfactory”
 of 5 bubbles allaw841, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our "room" was actually 3 rooms with 2 bathrooms but right up on top floor !”
 of 5 bubbles rebem, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had a first floor front room and had problem with noise.”
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 of 5 bubbles Gerry062, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you have lots of luggage choose one downstairs!”
 of 5 bubbles Hbomb44, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Apartment is better for larger family groups, and has an outside terrace”
 of 5 bubbles Spiretraveller1, 23 May 2016 | Read review
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