Open since 1998 and completely renovated in 2010, Hotel Principe di Villafranca rises in the heart of the most eclectic and modern district of Palermo, where the top fashion design boutiques live side by side with the most important financial and business locations. A few steps away from viale della Libertà and piazza Politeama, the hotel, belonging to The HotelSphere group, is a sophisticated and peaceful environment where to relax in the middle of the bustling city center. A refined, sober atmosphere fills the common areas: the bright, clear colors of the hall and lounges highlight the fine fabrics and décor details, while masterpieces by ancient Sicilian furniture makers combine with precious paintings and remarkable antiques. Guests can plunge into a book in the library or chat in the fireplace room; the lounge bar, decorated with Liberty touches and design lamps, is the perfect place where to have a glass of the finest Sicilian and Italian wines, while the breakfast room, elegant and full of light, is the ideal place to start the day with a wide variety of fresh, local produce, both sweet and savory.In the 32 rooms, guests will be carried away to an incredibly fascinating pure, timeless dimension. The essential shapes of furnishings and lamps, made with unusual materials such as resin, concrete and brushed steel, are skillfully highlighted by the total white environment and by the bold colors of paintings by contemporary local artist Simona Cavaglieri. Rooms all feature LCD Tv with satellite and Sky channels, broadband wireless Internet access, air conditioning, minibar and are divided in different types (superior and deluxe) according to their increasing size and amenities. The hotel also features three elegant junior suites: all furnished with unique contemporary artworks and art lamps, their unusual and private spaces are the perfect place to make every stay truly special. The hotel also has a fitness room, a videosurveilled private garage and two prestigious meeting rooms, the Paliotto room and the Gattopardo room, equipped with the best of modern technology. Perfectly suited to host meetings up to 25 and 100 people respectively, the meeting rooms are decorated with a style that reflects the unique elegance of the hotel, combining local antiques and international design.
Hotel has green policy: linen reuse, separate waste collection, Energy use monitoring and saving with a view to electric power, water and gas, recycled paper use
Details / Other Expenses
|Year of Last Renovation:||2010|
|Corridors:||All Rooms Have Interior Hallways|
|Non Smoking Rooms:||32|
|Room Windows:||Windows Do Open|
|Meeting Rooms:||2 |
|Meeting Space:||1668 sq. feet|
|Dist. to Food/Bars:|| On-site |
|Dist. to Nearest Gym:|| On-site |
|Lounge/Bar Hours:||7.00 - 23.00| Policies / Expenses
individual policy: cancellation deadline is 16 pm local hotel time day before arrival, late cancellations 1 room night penalty, no show full amount of stay, early departure full amount of remaining stay.Group policy: see quote specific policy.
|Typical Group Deposit:||25%|
|Total Misc Fees:||$0.00 USD |
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
|VAT: Value Added Tax:||10.00 Per Night|
|Rooms Wireless Internet Fee:||10.00 Per Item (24 hours)|
|Avg. Plated Lunch Cost:||27.00 Per Person|
|Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:||27.00 Per Person|
Amenities / Features Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.
Airport & Shuttle Information
Palermo Falcone Borsellino International Airport is 30 km away from property and city center in general. Airport is linked to the city via public transportation (fast train and coach) and private hotel shuttle.
Airport Shuttle? Yes!
There is an airport shuttle.
Buffet breakfast featuring a selection of fresh, local produce, both sweet and savory, always included in room rate.