4.2 out of 5

"The hotel is grand and the gardens/pool area lovely. The location is on the edge of Palermo but they run a shuttle bus in high season.. there are howe ... " More

By Screenb on Tue 16 Sep 2014

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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the spacious rooms at Grand Hotel Villa Igiea Palermo - MGallery. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Palermo Harbour. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas, free valet parking and a free area shuttle. Built in 1890, this 5-star hotel has 122 rooms over 3 floors. Enjoy your stay with amenities like free WiFi and an LCD TV in each room.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with LCD TVs, minibars and room service (during limited hours)
  • Free WiFi
  • Free valet parking and self-parking
  • Enjoy international cuisine with garden views at Donna Franca Florio, one of the property's 3 restaurants
  • Buffet breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Wired Internet in some public areas for a fee
  • Take a swim in the outdoor pool
  • Services include babysitting, dry cleaning/laundry and concierge services
  • On-site recreation includes an outdoor tennis court and a fitness centre
  • Guests like the breakfast and bar
  • Steps from Palermo Harbour and a 3-minute drive from Renzo Barbera Stadium
  • Free local-area shuttle service
  • Pets welcome free of charge (restrictions apply)

Superior Room, Garden View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Junior Suite, Sea View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Exclusive Suite, Sea View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Classic Room, Courtyard View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room (Dependance ) (Interior or Marina View)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, Sea View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Grand Hotel Villa Igiea Palermo - MGallery ratings based on 10 verified reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Grand Hotel Villa Igiea Palermo - MGallery

Everyone (3) Couples (3) Other (1) Friends (2)
4 out of 5
Good location, can get the local bus to Mondello beach and the shuttle bus to Palermo although this service only goes until 8pm. The staff are very friendly and helpful, be careful with the in room minibar especially with young children as the prices on regular items are very high.

Posted by on 15 Jul 2019

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4 out of 5

Grand hotel but with some room for improvement

The hotel is grand and the gardens/pool area lovely. The location is on the edge of Palermo but they run a shuttle bus in high season.. there are however limited places so it is wise to reserve early, taxis will cost around €20. The staff are helpful and welcoming, but the service at breakfast for coffee is extremely slow and often we had finished breakfast by the time that it had arrived. Wi fi is also only in public areas unless you want to pay €9 for in room access, which was a bit disappointing for a 5* hotel. I have stayed in many hotels of this star rating across the world and although it is an attractive hotel, I did find it to be overly pretentious.

Posted by on 16 Sep 2014

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4 out of 5

Excellent holiday for ladies travelling alone

The hotel is everything it says on the website and is as beautiful as the photos portray. The staff are excellent especially in the restaurant. The food is fantastic and cooked to order so be patient. Buffet breakfast first class ;lots of choice and well cooked and fresh. The pool is extremely clean and well maintained; there were always sunbeds so none of that silliness of having to get there early to bag a place. The free shuttle works well although see next papagraph. The shuttle has to be booked but there is no record kept by the driver about who has booked so we were once left in Palermo because amother couple had turned up without booking and as the people carrier was fun has assumed everyone was there. Our only problem was that communication between guests and staff is not good. Examples would be that there were two special evenings; a buffet by the pool one night and a champagne and oysters evening in the bar on another. Apparently we should have booked but there was absolutely no publicity within the hotel about these. We understand that you have to be 'in the know.' Also the staff know little or nothing about any trips to other places so you are on your own there but get to the station and there are trains there that go everywhere. Overall we would definitely stay there again although don't go there if you want to tour the island it's difficult.

Posted by on 26 Aug 2013

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4 out of 5
Prachtvolles Hotel mit dem Charme eines alten Palazzo, malerisch gelegen oberhalb des Yachthafens mit Blick über die ganze Bucht, schöner, üppiger Garten, sehr gutes Frühstücksbuffet. Unverständlich: für den Granite (Frühstücksbuffet) wurde teilweise extra berechnet, das ist einem Haus dieser Kategorie wohl kaum angemessen. Eine tolle Sache fanden wir den Shuttle, der einen unkompliziert und ohne Stress vom Hotel zur Stadtmitte bringt. Abendessen: bedauerlicherweise wird von Seiten des Hotels nicht klar und deutlich auf den (anderweitig kommunizierten) Dresscode hingewiesen, die Leute kreuzen teilweise in unmöglicher Aufmachung zum Dîner auf (Gummilatschen, etc.).

Posted by , from Bern on 29 Oct 2018

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4 out of 5
Tolle Lage mit schönem Garten und Blick über die Bucht von Palermo, leider ist die Blütezeit dieses Hotels schon vorbei

Posted by on 3 Apr 2018

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4 out of 5

Wunderschöne Lage

Herrliche gepflegte Gartenanlage Sensationelles Frühstücksbüffet

Posted by , from Schweiz on 24 Mar 2018

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5 out of 5

Une vieille demeure avec beaucoup de charme.

Pros: Belles chambres, très bel vue/endroit, personnel à l'écoute et très compétent, petit dejeuner superbe, bonne cuisine !
Cons: Le wifi !
Un hôtel dans un superbe endroit, avec une très belle vue. Un personnel très compétent et très à l'écoute. Un superbe petit dejeuner. Des chambres dans un vénérable batiment mais néanmoins très confortables.

Posted by on 1 Nov 2016

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Comment from Hotel Management

5 Nov 2016 by Vito Giglio

Merci beaucoup.

4 out of 5

Gehobenes Grand Hotel für Palermo-Besucher

Lage und Parkanlage mit Pool sehr schön. Sehr gutes Frühstück-Buffet auf der Terrasse mit schönem Ausblick auf das Meer und den Hafen für Privatschifffahrt von Palermo. Freundliches Personal in allen Bereichen. Für Palermo-Besucher und das Bad im Meer ist ein Shuttle bus vorhanden. Ein kleines sizilianisches Restaurant im normalen Preisbereich (meistens vorhanden in einem 4-5 Sterne Hotel) würde das Angebot bereichern.

Posted by on 10 Aug 2014

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5 out of 5

kommer gjerne tilbake

stille og rolig med nydelig frokost terrasse og utsikt til havet.

Posted by on 22 Jul 2014

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4 out of 5

Bon rapport qualité prix

Cet hôtel est sublime dommage qu'il soit excentré il demeure néanmoins l'un des meilleurs hôtel de la ville Le service de navette compte tenu de l’éloignement est insuffisant , trop peu fréquent et pas assez de places

Posted by on 30 Aug 2013

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About the Grand Hotel Villa Igiea Palermo - MGallery

Location Salita Belmonte 43, Palermo, PA 90142

Renovations + Closures

This property will be closed from 16 September 2019 until 31 May 2020 for renovations and will resume operation once the renovation has been completed (completion date subject to change).

 

Property Features

Grand Hotel Villa Igiea Palermo - MGallery offers its guests an outdoor pool, an outdoor tennis court, and a fitness centre. There are 3 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/cafΘ. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A poolside bar and A bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a 24-hour business centre and a limo/town car service. Event space at this hotel measures 6458 square feet (600 square metres) and includes conference rooms. A library, tour or ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the luxury Grand Hotel Villa Igiea Palermo - MGallery. Free self parking and valet parking are available. This 5-star Palermo hotel is smoke free.

  • 122 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • 3 dining venues
  • 6458 sq ft of conference space
  • 600 sq. m of conference space
  • Built in 1890
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business centre (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Front desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • On-site shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Wired Internet access - surcharge

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking

Transport

  • Airport: Palermo (PMO-Punta Raisi) (30 km / 18.6 mi)
  • Train station: Palermo Notarbartolo Station (3.5 km / 2.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free area shuttle
  • Parking: Free valet parking and self parking

Room Amenities

Grand Hotel Villa Igiea Palermo - MGallery offers 122 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Beds feature Frette Italian sheets and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. LCD televisions come with satellite channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, a complimentary bathrobe, a bidet and complimentary toiletries. This Palermo hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include a hairdryer and blackout curtains. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Films for purchase
  • Frette Italian linens
  • Pillow options
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Bidet
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 11 AM.

Donna Franca Florio – Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Cuvee du Jour – This fine-dining restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor tennis court, an outdoor pool and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 11:30 PM
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

This property provides a free area shuttle from April-October only. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The Room, 1 King Bed (Dependance Interior or Marina View) is located a short walk from the main building. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The Classic Marina Room - Depandance is located in the Yachting House, only a few steps away from the main building. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Weight limit: 33 lb
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Pets allowed (no fees)

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 3.00 per person, per night, up to 4 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 18 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for wired Internet in public areas: EUR 15.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Grand Hotel Igiea
  • Igiea Palermo Mgallery Palermo
  • Grand Hotel Villa Igiea Palermo
  • Grand Villa Igiea
  • Grand Villa Igiea Palermo
  • Hotel Grand Villa Igiea
  • Hotel Igiea
  • Hotel Villa Igiea
  • Igiea
  • Villa Igiea Grand Hotel
  • Grand Hotel Villa Igiea Palermo, Sicily
  • Hilton Hotel Palermo
  • Hilton Palermo
  • Palermo Hilton
  • Grand Hotel Villa Igiea Palermo - MGallery Hotel
  • Grand Hotel Villa Igiea MGallery Collection
  • Grand Villa Igiea Palermo MGallery Collection
  • Grand Villa Igiea MGallery Collection
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  • Grand Hotel Villa Igiea Palermo - MGallery Hotel Palermo

You should know

  • All guests (including children) need to be present at check-in to show their government-issued photo ID or passport.
  • Onsite cash transactions can't exceed EUR 2999.99, due to national regulations. For more details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
  • The seasonal pool will open in May and close in October.
  • To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly using the information on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of the World.
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