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“Perfect Accommodation”
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Hotel Regina
Ranked #43 of 98 Hotels in Palermo
Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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“Perfect Accommodation”
Reviewed 14 May 2013

As a college student traveling in a group of three girls, Hotel Regina was best experience I've ever had with "budget-friendly-accommodations". The location was perfect and safe- close to the bus station and easily within walking distance of most of the sites in beautiful Palermo. The staff was kind and helpful, a true Italian family- giving us directions and aiding us at all hours of the night. The rooms were clean and comfortable- sink in the room was very nice and wifi was easily accessible! I could not have asked for a better experience staying in Palermo, I will be a returning guest for sure.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 17 March 2013 via mobile

This is a budget place and the the price reflects the service and the rooms are budget. Location was great actually for me the location was perfect however the rooms and everything else was average. The hotel was clean that's one thing I can say about this place that was good and the location was great being close to nice restaurants and shops.

  • Stayed July 2012
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Wroclaw, Poland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2013

Hotel Regina is a cheap one-star hotel located in the center of Palermo. A few steps away is the Quattro Conti and Piazza Pretoria. The entrance is at the gate and only a small sign indicates that this is Hotel Regina. The rooms are small with a shared bathroom. Breakfast is served in the room by the staff of the pre-agreed time. There is a choice of hot coffee, tea, chocolate, croissants and biscuits. Next to the hotel is a restaurant where you can eat cheap pizza.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled solo
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Kathmandu
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Reviewed 26 January 2013

Modest, quiet, spotlessly clean, friendly and helpful - what more can you want. Great value little hotel in the centre of Palermo, I enjoyed very much the couple of nights I spent here. Though the host doesn't speak much English, like most Sicilians, you'll have no problem communicating with him and he's very helpful. It's a budget place, but good value (free wifi in the rooms is useful) and very handy for sightseeing in Palermo.

Room Tip: My room was at the back and very quiet, so I don't know if rooms on the other side might be a bi...
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  • Stayed December 2012, travelled solo
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horton dorset uk
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Reviewed 20 August 2012

The hotel is right in the centre of the old city of Palermo and is run by a really friendly and helpful family with great staff. The rooms are basic but clean and tidy. The bathroom is down the hall but although small is again clean and tidy. The rooms do not have air conditioning so if you are from northern countries remember the summers are hot. The walls are thick so the rooms stay coolish and if your room has a ceiling fan that really helps.

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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with family
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Bedford
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Reviewed 12 December 2011

I paid €30 per night for two nights. A little extra to have my own bathroom compared to the slightly cheaper rooms. Room size OK, shower water nice and hot, tv worked, wi-fi worked and some helpfull advice from reception. It is no frills (and no sign of breakfast!!) and if you simply want a basic cheap place to stay then this is as good as any. 5 min walk from the central station and coach stop and central to old town attractions.

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  • Stayed December 2011, travelled solo
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London
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Reviewed 17 August 2010

First, the warnings - if you are obsessive about cleanliness, can't stand being in a place without AC during the Summer time or care excessively about furnishings and decor, you should give this place a miss.

On the other hand, this is probably the cheapest hotel I have stayed in Italy. Perhaps North American travellers may expect more for €30 - €35 a night at home, but in Italy/Europe, you should expect next to nothing.

But in the Hotel Regina, you do get your money's worth for the location. It is just ridiculous - right on the Quattro Canti (for those who don't know Palermo, it's the equivalent of London's Piccadilly Circus or New York's Times Square!). I happened to have a room at the back, overlooking the gorgeous dome of the Teatini church. It was also extremely quiet.

So on the whole, it was very functional and useful. I would stay here again, frankly. Palermo is such an amazing city that you will almost not get to see your hotel room anyway, as you will be out there discovering this amazing place.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled solo
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Property: Hotel Regina
Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele 316, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Palermo
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Palermo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Regina 1*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Enjoy Palermo with us!The Hotel Regina is ideally located in the most historical and central area Palermo, within a walking distance to all major attractions, with a super public transport at your door.1 floor with Lift The features included are:-Free Towels, Free Bed linens, soap-Shampoo -Free Microwave+Fridge at disposition of the customers-Free Wifi- Free Maps and Advice-Free Luggage storage- hot showers 24 hours a day-Not curfew-Free Tours Desk/Travel information-Heating in the winter and Fans in the summer-For family Free baby-bed on request before your arrival Position: in the city center in a safe area. Rooms: all Privates rooms with private bath/shower or with basin(shared bathroom). Please note before you book:- This is a familiar hostel- Hot drinks and snacks machines are available in our TV room. Please Advise about arrival time. ... more   less 
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