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Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre

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Private beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
Private beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
Private beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
4 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas

Overview of Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre

Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre

4 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationIsola Delle Femmine Beach8 min walk
  • Popular LocationCapaci Beach13 min walk
  • Popular LocationChurch of Madre d'Isola delle Femmine2 min drive
  • AirportPalermo (PMO-Punta Raisi)13 min drive

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About this area

Isola delle Femmine

Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre is located on a private beach and in an area with good airport proximity. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Mondello Beach and Foro Italico, while Teatro Massimo and Politeama Garibaldi Theater are cultural highlights. Traveling with kids? Consider Bioparco di Sicilia and Mondello Minigolf. Kayaking, scuba diving, and snorkeling offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with ecotours nearby.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Isola Delle Femmine Beach - 8 min walk
  • Capaci Beach - 13 min walk
  • Church of Madre d'Isola delle Femmine - 2 min drive
  • Isola delle Femmine Harbor - 3 min drive
  • Portobello - Le Gallerie del Risparmio - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Isola delle Femmine Station - 2 min drive
  • Punta Raisi Airport (PMO) - 13 min drive

Restaurants

  • Zisa — 1 min walk
  • Al Saraceno — 1 min walk
  • Torre Alta — 14 min walk
  • Temptation — 5 min drive
  • Al delfino — 5 min drive

About this property

Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre

4-star hotel with pools, private beach, full-service spa
Catch some rays on Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre's private white sand beach or spend the day relaxing at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. All 238 rooms offer free WiFi, balconies, and free bottled water. Other amenities available to guests include hair dryers, safes, and phones.
Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre offers 238 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Rooms open to balconies. This Isola delle Femmine hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access.

Bathrooms include bidets and hair dryers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

4 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a private beach, an outdoor tennis court, and a fitness center.

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

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Charme&Relax.

The spa is open daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free uncovered self parking on site
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • 1 beach bar, 1 poolside bar and 1 bar

Things to do

  • 4 outdoor pools
  • Beach volleyball
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Playground

Family friendly

  • 4 outdoor pools
  • Children's pool
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Free children's club
  • Free supervised childcare/activities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Elevator

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Conference center
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Garden
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Private beachfront location
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Spa open daily

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Bidet
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:30 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are available for EUR 10.00 per day

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.50 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 10.00 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
This property uses solar energy
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

We should mention

All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport
Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1999.99, due to national regulations; for further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation
A car is recommended for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

Saracen Sands
Saracen Sands Village
Saracen Sands Village Hotel & Resort
Saracen Sands Village Hotel & Resort Isola delle Femmine
Saracen Sands Village Isola delle Femmine
Saracen Sands Hotel Congress Centre Isola delle Femmine
Saracen Sands Congress Centre Isola delle Femmine
Saracen Resort Beach Congress Hotel Palermo
Saracen Sands Village Hotel Resort
Saracen ds Village Resort
Saracen Sands & Congress
Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre Hotel
Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre Isola delle Femmine
Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre Hotel Isola delle Femmine

Frequently asked questions

3.4
Rating 5 - Excellent. 23 out of 137 reviews
5 - Excellent 17%
Rating 4 - Good. 56 out of 137 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 26 out of 137 reviews
3 - Okay 19%
Rating 2 - Poor. 19 out of 137 reviews
2 - Poor 14%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 13 out of 137 reviews
1 - Terrible 9%

3.6/5

Cleanliness

3.5/5

Staff & service

3.6/5

Amenities

3.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Great location but rooms noisy
We stayed full board in October (off season) and during COVID-19. The entrance and ground floor look to have been recently revamped. The included lunch and evening meal were excellent and the house wines had great flavours. Breakfast could have been better. The COVID Safety measures were not the greatest as masses of people in groups before meals and lots of people refilling disposable water bottles at the water dispenser. The out door pools were not clean or heated. No indoor pools. The sandy beach was brilliant with great waves for surfing. The rooms had a good layout. With thin walls hence noisy at night time. Exterior walls could do with being repainted.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Pleasantly surprised
the location seemed strange. However, once in the hotel, I was pleasantly surprised. The views are wonderful. The hotel was nice and clean. Staff very friendly.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2019

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Good
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2019

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
The rooms haven’t been maintained or updated in years. Everything was broken, water poured from the bottom of the sink, the shutter to the non existence balcony was broken and wouldn’t go up, resulting in a very blacked out room, a screw stuck out from the tiled floor, the beds were lumpy, the air conditioning was so loud it kept us awake...certainly no 4star hotel!
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019