Porta Felice Hotel
What We Love
- A Sicilian stay in a former palace in the center of charming Palermo, with breakfastTreating yourself to refreshing cocktails on the hotel’s panoramic terrace
- Taking a sauna, steam and Jacuzzi bath in the hotel’s wellness center
- Strolling among the beautiful buildings of Palermo’s historic center
What To Know
- Breakfast – an assortment of Sicilian pastries, meats, and cheeses – is served on the top floor where you can catch the best views
- There's an onsite wellness center and fitness center
- WiFi is hit or miss
A modern gem in the heart of Palermo’s historic center, the boutique, four-star Porta Felice Hotel is fabulously located in a refurbished former palace. The hotel is a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence winner and the perfect base from which to explore Palermo’s incredible attractions. Rich in history, architecture, culture and gastronomy, the city can confidently lay claim to having it all, including a pretty spectacular tradition of gelato-making.
The elegant Porta Felice Hotel pairs its historic setting with modern design, blending warm sunset-hued walls with sleek furnishings and eco-friendly features for a stylish but welcoming atmosphere. Its facilities include a wellness club, with a selection of pampering spa treatments, and a picturesque terrace with panoramic views that you can enjoy over a hearty breakfast, a slice of fresh Sicilian cake or a mulled wine under the starlight.
How to Get There
On top of well known touristic sites with all the churches, spending 5 days allow us to get very interesting private visits of Palazzos less well known such as Villafranca Alliata Palazzo, Chiaramonte-Steri Palazzo, Branciforte Palazzo....
Loved Porta Felice Hotel! The location was very convenient to our activities and the staff was very helpful with directions. Our room was extremely comfortable and enjoyable. We also took advantage of the spa after a bike ride and it was one of the best massages I have experienced. We had dinner there one evening and it was of excellent quality and the service was attentive. It was everything we wanted.
Nice hotel in walking distance to all main attractions. Good breakfast on rooftop. I can recommend hotel for Tourist stay. There are very nice restaurants close by. Palermo is definitly worth a visit.
Porta Felice Hotel is situated in the old town of Palermo - a five minute walk from the main thoroughfare area.
Staff speak excellent English and are helpful and polite.
The room was very spacious - a suite - divided into a sitting area with a settee and a desk and TV with wardrobes. Also it had a spacious sleeping area with lots of storage space
. The bathroom was very big and equipped with a hairdryer and toiletries.
Suggestions for improvements in the room would be to have more lighting as it was only lit by side lights making it quite dim.
There was no coffee /tea making facilities in the room.
The breakfast buffet selection was excellent with a good choice of things to eat and a view to the hills . Evening meals were delicious too.
The spa facility is very tranquil and relaxing.
For our 1 night in Palermo we got an upgrade to a suite, so our experience was obviously excellent. The hotel is modern and well located. Would not call it a “boutique” hotel but it is overall very pleasant.