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Butera 28

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The apartment and palace really were incredible. The apartment was lovely and in a great location - I was able to travel around the Palemero on foot and by bus. It was a delight to learn about the fascinating history of the palace. Nicoletta, the Duchess herself, really made me feel at home - I'll definitely be coming back.

Thank Emily M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We had a very pleasant stay in our spacious apartment within a grand Palazzo. Via Butera is the perfect location for exploring the four quarters of Palermo. Nicoletta answered all of our questions concerning day trips out of Palermo, including finding a guide for our very specific requests and arranging a taxi at a special rate to and from the...

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Seeing the final draft of Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa's masterpiece Il Gattopardo (The Leopard) would have been all it needed to give this magnificent palazzo a top rating. Add to that the lovely apartment with stunning ocean views, attentive and friendly staff, a chance to dine with one of Sicily's most celebrated chefs (the gorgeous, vivacious and fascinating Duchess of...

1Thank JoeJoeBananas
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We had a wonderful 2 weeks stay (apt. 13). Nicoletta was extremely helpful for local knowledge and in arranging hire cars / taxis. Via Butera is ideally placed for visiting the markets (splendid flea market in nearby Piazza Marina on Sunday mornings) as well as the many other wonderful sites Palermo offers. The oratorios of Giacomo Serpotta – particularly S...

Thank Naimage
Sunshine Beach, Australia
Reviewed 10 November 2016

What a privilege! To be in the home of such history and culture, and all at an affordable sum...what more could one want in Palermo? There are many room options and rates... Opt for a room of timeless elegance complete with chandeliers, tiled floors and priceless antiques (all very easy on the pocket) or stay in more humble surrounds. Either...

Thank Art2Traveller4
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We loved our stay at Butera 28, very comfortable accommodation with all that you need, including a washing machine and detergent. Breakfast provisions were also provided. The location is excellent with great restaurants on your doorstep and also a free bus ( at the end of the street) which goes around the historic centre (which is handy when you need...

Thank Bronte19
Palermo, Italy
Reviewed 7 November 2016

When my husband and I were planning our wedding here in Palermo, we needed to find rooms for friends and family alike. We were in the process of looking when a girlfriend of mine in Los Angeles told me that she had found the perfect place; a beautiful and historic Palazzo, just around the corner from us. This is how...

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Loved the apartment we had- entry foyer, dinning area, small kitchen w/ clothes washing machine, separate bedroom. The building itself is very interesting and rooms/apartments have wifi. The first full day there we used the commercial hop on/off but found there is a central city free navette that can be used as hop on/off to tour the city. This is...

Thank Mark G
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is an apartment in a Palazzo near the port. The apartment had everything we could need but the added bonus was the guidance of Nicoletta. We didn't feel like tourists, we felt we had been visiting a friend. At one point we needed help - and urgently. Her stunt driivng would not have shamed James Bond.

Thank Cerise_Cole
New York City, New York
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The setting and apartments are charming and well thought out. Not central, but close to a picturesque piazza with several restaurants serving dinner. Little service, as in my view, not a "traditional" hotel.

1Thank WhereNext2NYC

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Eleven beautifully appointed apartments, with antique furnishings and all modern comforts, are located in an 18th century palazzo facing the wonderful bay of Palermo, in the heart of the Kalsa quarter. The apartments are also available for daily rent. The palace was the last home of prince Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, author of The Leopard, and is now the home of his adoptive son, who oversaw its restoration. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Butera 28

Address: Via Butera 28, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Palermo > Tribunali
Price Range: £42 - £127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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Butera 28 Hotel Palermo
Butera 28 Palermo, Sicily
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 of 5 bubbles Art2Traveller4, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Love Apt. 9. If you any special needs or requests like we did for my Mom, just write Nicoletta in advance and she will take care of it.”
  • Our cooking class' fabulous lunch in the family's private dinner room
  • looking down from Apt. 9's terrace to its side balcony terrace
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 of 5 bubbles susansO9152ST, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Some apartments have great views of the harbor, others do not, so check it out when making reservations.”
 of 5 bubbles , 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you pay for a view you may be disappointed.”
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 of 5 bubbles BARToronto, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Something with an ocean view :)”
 of 5 bubbles victorialS7395NX, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
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