Where to Stay in Sicily: Best Places & Hotels

Where to Stay in Palermo


Grand Hotel Wagner – When it comes to supremely grand opulence, Grand Hotel Wagner would be a perfect choice. Boasting well-appointed rooms sumptuously decorated with classic furniture and luxury fabrics and materials, you know it’s going to be a lavish experience right from the marble steps that lead into this hotel. Dating back to the late 19th century, this utterly refined hotel, with its dining room, spa, and beautiful lounge bar, is just a seven-minute walk away from the Teatro Massimo, amongst other sights.


Hotel Garibaldi – Set in a historical Liberty-style building, Hotel Garibaldi is right across the street from its famous namesake – the Politeama Theatre. And what’s more, the Piazza Ruggero Settimo and Giardino Inglese are within easy walking distance. Palermo Cathedral is also a 20-minute stroll away. The hotel may be set in a heritage building, but its rooms are contemporary, the cocktail bar is sleek and modern, and there’s a complimentary buffet breakfast served up to guests each morning in the dining room.

Ibis Styles Palermo President – This branch of Ibis features modern, bright and colorful rooms with a minimalist, boutique style to them. There’s a focus on design, which makes this hotel a cool option – especially with its futuristic feeling lobby area. Also on offer at this hotel is a terrace and a rooftop restaurant Parking is complimentary at this 4-star offering, meaning it’s a good option for those who are embarking on a Sicily road trip – or planning on renting a car to see further afield.


Hotel Bel 3 – The rooms at Hotel Bel 3 are laid back, but still bright and stylish with a neutral color palette. They feature modern bathrooms and balconies complete with panoramic sea views. Elsewhere, there’s a complimentary breakfast buffet, as well as an onsite pizzeria with its own bar. Set slightly away from the hustle and bustle of town means having some peace and quiet when you return; it’s a 20-minute drive from this hotel to central Palermo. Go To the Next Page to see more