Excelsior Palace Palermo
Located in the historic heart of Palermo on the island of Sicily, the Excelsior Palace Palermo is a four-star Art Nouveau hotel dating back to the 19th century that bridges the city's history with upscale luxury. With a prime location near the Giardini Inglese gardens, city center, and Viale Libertà’s exclusive boutiques, the hotel features classic architecture and Italian style. Enjoy views of the fashionable neighborhood from many of the guestrooms and explore the area with excursions arranged by the expert concierge staff.
- 118 spacious guestrooms and six stylish suites are some of the largest in the area and are outfitted with technology for a convenient, comfortable, and connected stay
- The on-site restaurant and bar, Exé, serves classic Mediterranean fare with the chef's own international influences
- Keep up your fitness routine at the gym, open 24 hours a day
- The hotel's concierges can arrange for luxurious treatments from nearby spas and salons
- Two meeting rooms, furnished with Murano glass chandeliers, are the perfect setting for chic events and business functions
- Walk to Palmero Harbour, Politeama Garibaldi Theater, and Teatro Massimo
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The hotel's 118 spacious guestrooms and six suites are a soothing oasis featuring comfortable beds, air conditioning, satellite TV, and a mini bar. Décor is in keeping with the hotel's Art Nouveau heritage. You will be surrounded by warm colors and beautiful, opulent accents from gilt mirrors to brocade furnishings and glowing chandeliers. Dry cleaning and laundry services will keep you looking your best, and all guestrooms are outfitted with flat-screen TVs and complimentary WiFi so you can stay connected during your Sicilian getaway. Superior Rooms offer picturesque views of Via Liberta below and Deluxe Rooms feature a sitting area with a plush sofa. Suites offer a more contemporary feel, mixing clean lines with the classic archways and Italian touches found throughout the hotel.
No trip to Sicily would be complete without culinary indulgences, and the on-site restaurant and bar at Excelsior Palace Palermo serves up some of the best. With an amazing bounty coming from nearby artisans, farmers, and the ocean, you will find fresh flavors, expert preparation, and old favorites with modern flair. A breakfast buffet is available daily.
Exé Risto-Bar – Open daily for lunch and dinner, this eatery serves classic Mediterranean cuisine in a casual, elegant setting. Ingredients are sourced from local farms and although the menu is quintessentially Italian, the restaurant's chef takes culinary inspiration from all around the world. The truly epicurious will enjoy modern twists on Italian favorites. The experts behind the full bar can mix up your favorite cocktails or introduce you to a new aperitif.
With so much history within the walls of the Excelsior Palace Palermo, you may want to book one of the property's complimentary tours, which will introduce you to the architectural details of the building as well as its storied history. If you are looking to maintain your fitness routine, head to the fitness room, which is open 24 hours a day and features updated Precor equipment and free weights. To truly experience the neighborhood like a local, the concierge can arrange for a guided tour of the surrounding area or even more far-off destinations.
Palermo's most popular sights are close to the hotel. Teatro Politeama is just five minutes away by foot and just a bit further is the Ballaro Market, a bustling and lively open-air arcade full of food vendors, craftsmen, and artisans. Book a massage or treatment with the hotel's concierge for one of the nearby salons and experience a different way to immerse yourself in the area's unique culture. Visit the nearby Palermo Cathedral, where pilgrims come from all corners of the globe to wonder at the famed portico by Domenico and Antonello Gagini and the Baroque cupolas by Ferdinando Fuga. Venture a little further to experience the Palazzo dei Normanni, the seat of Sicilian Kings during the Norman period, and the macabre Catacombe dei Cappuccini, Palermo's version of the Parisian catacombs. Enjoy a cappuccino or gelato and the meandering streets near the hotel. Take in the greenery at the nearby Giardino Inglese and stroll the Via della Liberta, where big-name boutiques like Gucci and Michael Kors rub elbows with Prada and Louis Vuitton. Mondello Beach is 20 minutes away by car, giving you one more way to luxuriate in true Italian style.
Excelsior Palace Palermo
Excelsior Palace Palermo is located in Palermo, Italy. As the capital of the island of Sicily, Palermo is one of the most unique cities in the world, with Roman, Germanic, Arabic, and Italian influences thanks to its prime Mediterranean location. The city's breathtaking architecture owes itself to a rich history and the city's dedication to restoration. The hotel’s central location is ideal for sightseeing on a whim or more structured itineraries. There is so much to see, from beautifully restored villas and churches to modern marvels. Nearby transportation hubs can whisk you off to even more amazing sights.
Falcone Borsellino Airport is 19 mi / 30 km away from the hotel.
Trapani Airport is 49 mi / 79 km away.
The Prestia e Comande and Piazza Mordini stations are both 50 meters from the hotel.
Palermo Lolli Station is 3 mi / 5 km from the hotel.