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Get an overview of this hotelLuxury hotel with 3 restaurants and free valet parking

Location

Situated near the beach, this luxury hotel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Palermo Arsenale and within 3 mi (5 km) of Renzo Barbera Stadium and Teatro Massimo. Regional Archaeological Museum and Regional Gallery are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

This hotel features 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Free WiFi in public areas, free valet parking, and a free area shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a poolside bar, and a coffee shop/café are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 122 rooms feature thoughtful touches like pillow menus and bathrobes, plus free WiFi and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Minibars, room service, and hair dryers are among the other amenities available to guests.

Grand Hotel Villa Igiea Palermo MGallery by Sofitel

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool, Grand Hotel Villa Igiea Palermo MGallery by Sofitel provides an outdoor tennis court and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 6458 square feet (600 square meters) include conference space. This Art Deco hotel also offers a library, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Complimentary self parking and valet parking are available on site.

  • Poolside bar 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Conference space 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Express check-in 
  • Library 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Concierge services 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Total number of rooms - 122 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 6458 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Year Built 1890 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 600 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Garden 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Wired high-speed internet ( EUR 15.00 per 24-hour period )

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Bidet 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Pillow menu 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 11 AM.

Donna Franca Florio - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes 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 Things to Do

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

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 bathroom 
  • 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:

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 2 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.

Pets

  • Pets stay free
  • Up to 15 kg

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.

Pets allowed (no fees)

No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 3 per person, per night, up to 4 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 18 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: EUR 15.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Grand Hotel Igiea
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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 2999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. Children 2 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


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4.1 out of 5
81% of guests recommend
4.3 Room cleanliness
4.2 Service & staff
4.2 Room comfort
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Front desk didn't meet expectations

4 out of 5
by from Connecticut
Posted Jan 10, 2017
Booked room with breakfast included then realized our flight left before breakfast on day two. They said they couldn't change the reservation but would arrange for boxed breakfasts. Then the first morning they wanted to charge us for breakfast and the second had forgotten the boxed breakfasts. They scrambled to put something together that was gluten free (not required) and not good. Quite an expensive throw away breakfast!
Comment from Hotel Management
Jan 27, 2017 by Vito Giglio
Dear Guest, thank you for sharing your concerns regarding Grand Hotel Villa Igiea. Please accept our most sincere apologies for the inconvenience related to the breakfast box. We have taken the most appropriate measures to avoid similar occurrence in the future and improve the quality of our services. We hope you will give us another opportunity in the near future. Kindest regards Vito Giglio General Manager
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Nice hotel outside of Palmero center

4 out of 5
by from US
Posted Nov 5, 2016
Location: Location on waterfront next to marina outside city center. Quiet & nice sunrise views. Challenging parking in city center. Lovely cathedrals.
Hotel facilities and location along the waterfront by the Port/Marina were wonderful. The bar and restaurant staff were very friendly and helpful on multiple visits. WiFi could use some improvements as it was very difficult to work with photos/ videos online with the network being very slow and dropping frequently. Lovely place to go and relax, but if you are going into the city (particularly between Nov - Mar when there is no free shuttle into the town center) it will be either expensive at about €20 each way via taxi or driving and trying to find parking in city central is a massive headache. Really enjoyed the 3 days in Palmero and relaxing in the hotel in the afternoons had a lot to do with it.
Comment from Hotel Management
Nov 5, 2016 by Vito Giglio
Dear Steve, thank you very much for all your valuable remarks. I truly hope to welcoming you back soon in the near future. Sincerely Vito Giglio General Manager
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4 out of 5
by
Posted Oct 17, 2016
Classic Italian luxurery hotel from days gone bye. In very good shape except for a few "blemishes" around the edges.
Comment from Hotel Management
Oct 19, 2016 by Vito Giglio
Dear Guest, thank you for sharing your feelings. I truly hope to welcome you back soon. Sincerely Vito Giglio General Manager
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5 out of 5
by
Posted Oct 17, 2016
Beautiful hotel and magical setting. Staff very friendly and welcoming
Comment from Hotel Management
Oct 19, 2016 by Vito Giglio
Dear Guest, I very much appreciate your positive feedback and I hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kindest regards Vito Giglio General Manager
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5 out of 5
by
Posted Oct 2, 2016
Wonderful hotel with terrific views. Convenient shuttle to city.
Comment from Hotel Management
Oct 3, 2016 by Vito Giglio
Thank you very much. Kind regards
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Cancellation

1 out of 5
by from LA
Posted Sep 27, 2016
Pros: Nothing
Cons: Honor the reservation
We had reserved this hotel 3 months in advance for our trip from LA Once we got there the staff said that they did not have a room for us since they had a plumbing problem Then while we were waiting we noticed other people checking in and getting a room When we asked them they said they prefer to give the rooms to the people who were statying more than one night Basically they through us out even though they had charged our credit card and had taken the reservation We had to go around in a strange town and look for a hotel, we finally found a hotel which was like a motel 6 Our whole trip was ruined. Do not make a reservation because it does not mean you are going to get a room They will just through you out for their convinience
Comment from Hotel Management
Oct 19, 2016 by Vito Giglio
Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience and please be assured that we are very sorry for the disappointing condition you found upon arrival. Unfortunately we faced a serious technical issue, however, in order to find the best solution for you, we offered an alternative hotel which was rejected. We truly understand the uncomfortable feelings you must have gone through but we would have never let you go withouth offering with no extra charge a similar place for you to stay. We hope you will give Villa Igiea another opportunity in the future and we wish you all the best. Kind regadrs Vito Giglio General Manager
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Wonderful experience.

5 out of 5
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Posted Sep 18, 2016
Pros: Everything!!
Cons: We had a wonderful time.
Location: A bit isolated...but that worked for us. Did find it a bit difficult to locate. We drove by the entrance a couple of times before we saw it.
Beautiful Hotel. Had dinner in dining room and bar area. Both experiences were wonderful. Good food, excellent service, great piano player. Rooms and bathroom were clean, modern and spacious. Will definitely recommend to other!
Comment from Hotel Management
Oct 19, 2016 by Vito Giglio
Dear Guest, thank you very much for sharing your lovely feedback and I am so glad that the time you spent at Grand Hotel Villa Igiea MGallery by Sofitel truly left you with positive feelings. I hope to welcome you back in the near future. Sincerely Vito Giglio General Manager
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great hotel in an unsafe city

3 out of 5
by from maui hawaii
Posted Aug 25, 2016
great staff. grand and opulent hotel. unsafe to leave grounds after dark as expressed by hotel staff. luxurious rooms with horrible beds and no chairs. had to sit on bed not up to Sofitel expectations
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Fabulous hotel, a real stand out

4 out of 5
by from The People's Republic
Posted Jun 29, 2016
Pros: Truly gorgeous building, nice grounds, polite and helpful staff. Nice pool area with great staff to help with loungers, umbrellas etc.
Cons: A few things about the room were disappointing - scratchy sheets, really loud air-conditioning that wouldn't turn off and a telephone that didn't work
Location: The hotel is in the middle of a distant suburb of Palermo near marina and docks. Didn't see much to do nearby.
Loved pretty much everything about this hotel. It's beautiful with a great view of the bay and the marina. The pool area was small but sufficient for the people who wanted to use it. Yes the food/beverages were expensive compared to the rest of Palermo but entirely in keeping with other 5 star hotels I've stayed at. Just be conscious and check prices before buying. The shuttle bus to the city was excellent and no, I wouldn't have wanted to walk from the hotel either - past the docks and through various dodgy-looking neighbourhoods. Breakfast was part of the room rate, which was a good thing, not just because it was really good and there were tables on the patio overlooking the marina, but because I'm not sure where else you could get breakfast from near the hotel. There were a couple of pizza places near the entrance to the marina but other than that I didn't see any cafes or places like that.
Comment from Hotel Management
Sep 29, 2016 by Vito Giglio
Dear Guest, thank you for sharing all your positive and negative remarks following your stay. I truly hope to welcome you back in the near future. Sincerely Vito Giglio General Manager
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Stunning views, 30 mins from the airport by cab

4 out of 5
by from S
Posted Apr 6, 2016
Beautiful hotel, stunning garden/ views from the pool across to Palermo and hills. Some of the service could do with improvement - we had to ask several times for a key item missing from our room. Overall though a fantastic experience and the staff are very friendly. I imagine the pool area gets very busy very quickly in high season.
Comment from Hotel Management
Sep 29, 2016 by Vito Giglio
Dear Alex, Thank you very much. We hope to welcome you back soon. Sincerely Vito Giglio General Manager
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