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Villa Palamara 1868

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only a few minutes outside of Cefalù, this estate is a perfect place of peace and quiet. Located on the steep coast, you can enjoy the stunning view while sitting in the garden or at the pool. The hosts are very nice, helpful and really care for their guests. The breakfast is an absolute highlight, irregardless of whether you enjoy...

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Reviewed 3 November 2016

Spotless apartment in a lovely location . The staff were very good and the breakfast was excellent , homemade and different every morning . The pool area is very nice and has a lovely view as did our apartment . The only reason I didn't give 5 stars is because I feel that a few basic provisions , salt ,...

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Not far from the madding crowd in Cefalu, a few minutes only, is a charming and rustic former monastery perched high above the town with views of the sea. Lovely and lush grounds and sitting areas. Staff was friendly and helpful.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Very nice place to stay, very nice people and a very beautiful environment. Good food! Fresh and partly from the own garden.The pool is very nice and clean. Breakfast is marvelous . You learn more about living at Sicilie.

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Only stayed here for 1 night. Was excellent. Clean appartments with good athmosphere. Setting is Beautiful on the coastal hills of cefalu. Great breakfast, very good service! I felt sorry we couldn't stay longer. They seem to have a very good cooking class as Well.

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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We visited Villa Palamara for 11 days at the end of August to beginning of September. We have been to Sicily and Cefalu a number of times. We are a family of four. Two adults two children 8 and 6. We stayed in the two bed apt which was clean and very comfortable for us. (It could easily sleep 6)...

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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 10 days, absolutely wonderful, highly recommend for a lovely relaxed family atmosphere. Added bonus was the pool bar that opened whilst we were there, enjoyed the grand opening 😊 Staff are extremely helpful and kind, will definitely be back!

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Campagnano di Roma, Italy
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I've been in Villa Palamara for few days in late August. I think it's been a unique experience since I found the perfect mix of quality, hospitality and location. Mine was a single room and it had air conditioning, hair dryer and tv. I appreciated the No problems about the cleanliness. I appreciated the whole building since it's an interesting...

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Reviewed 23 June 2016

We had a fantastic 5 night stay at Villa Palamara. On our first day Domenico welcomed us and explained us everything about the villa's history while showing us around. The apartment was fully equipped with suite bedroom, a/c and kitchen. Every morning there's a wonderful fresh made breakfast, with several home made Italian treats. The outdoor pool has an amazing...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 May 2016

So nice to spend a night in a quiet farmstead on the steep hills above the beach just outside Cefalu. Pool to lounge by, gorgeous breakfast, friendly staff and just a perfect place overall. Thoroughly recommend it to anyone although you probably need a car to get there.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The villa, 5 km from Cefalù, located within an area of outstanding naturalistic attractions, derives from an architectural complex built in the XIV century as a monastic center, until in 1868, Michele Palamara decides to buy it.The small village has a central courtyard overlooked by the chapel, the manor house and farm buildings now used for rural tourism, faithfully interpreting the philosophy of the place.The villa, 60 meters above the sea, with views of the Aeolian Islands, is a few minutes walking distance from the beach.Villa Palamara is ideal for relaxing stays and cultural tourism. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Palamara 1868

Address: Contrada Plaia degli Uccelli, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Cefalu
Price Range: £53 - £93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Villa Palamara 1868 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Villa Palamara 1868 Hotel Cefalu
Palamara Hotel Cefalu
Villa Palamara 1868 Cefalu, Sicily
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Cefalu
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Cefalu
#10 Romantic Hotel in Cefalu
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