RECOMMENDED HOTELS

Several hotels have been reserved for the Congress at negotiated rates. These can be booked during congress registration. Please contact the Congress Secretariat if you need any assistance for your hotel booking.

May is considered high season for Palermo, so we encourage to book your hotel at your earliest convenience.

HOTELS CLOSEST TO THE CONGRESS VENUE

ASTORIA PALACE HOTEL

At the foot of Monte Pellegrino, which Goethe called the most beautiful promontory in the world, the Astoria Palace Hotel is a comfortable modern complex with a breathtaking view over the city of Palermo.
In a strategic position between the port, the city centre and the beach of Mondello, the Astoria Palace Hotel combines the great tradition of Sicilian hospitality with the efficiency and comfort of the best international hotels.
DISTANCE FROM CONGRESS VENUE: 500 mt

TORREATA HOTEL & RESIDENCE

The Torreata Hotel & Residence is located in a 12 floors tower building. It offers a beautiful view of Monte Pellegrino and Favorita Park. It is located in the residential area of Palermo, a strategic point to easily reach several destinations, each of which offers a different solution for your stay. Due to its proximity to the main sports centres of the city, the Torreata is the most comfortable choice for athletes, but is also ideal for a romantic break or a business stopover.
DISTANCE FROM CONGRESS VENUE: 1,5 KM

IBIS STYLE PALERMO PRESIDENT HOTEL

Featuring a terrace overlooking Palermo harbour, 50 m away, Ibis Styles Palermo offers free WiFi, a rooftop restaurant, and air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV. The bar is open 24 hours a day. The colourful rooms offer a laptop safe, an electric kettle and a mini-bar. The private bathroom comes with a hairdryer and toiletries. Some rooms have a view of the Mediterranean Sea. An extensive buffet breakfast is available daily, while the restaurant specializes in classic Italian cuisine.
DISTANCE FROM CONGRESS VENUE: 1,7 KM

HOTELS IN THE CITY CENTER

HOTEL GIARDINO INGLESE

Housed in a late nineteenth-century noble’s residence, the Hotel Giardino Inglese, is a stylish, Liberty style accommodation. A short walk from Piazza Politeama, and located in the upscale area of Viale della Libertà, the hotel offers wonderful opportunities for a relaxing stay. At the top floor of the hotel, the Wellness area offers its guests a Finnish sauna, whirlpool Jacuzzi and a small fitness centre, overlooking the exclusive solarium terrace, with views of Palermo’s rooftops. The 23 rooms, all with balconies including two suites with a private terrace, allow you to enjoy breath-taking and exclusive views of the famous English Garden. This historic garden was built in 1850 and designed by G.B. Filippo Basile, with numerous statues, busts and monuments to famous personalities of the period.
DISTANCE FROM CONGRESS VENUE: 1,8 KM

VECCHIO BORGO HOTEL

Hotel Vecchio Borgo is a 4-star boutique hotel, located in the heart of Palermo, in the lively Borgo Vecchio district, one of the most typical and ancient markets of the city. At the centre of the nightlife of Palermo, a few minutes walk from the central Piazza Politeama, the main monuments and cultural attractions and a short walk from the city’s most famous pubs, clubs and wine bars, the Hotel Vecchio Borgo is the perfect choice for travellers business, but also for all those tourists looking for culture but also for fun and entertainment. The elegant ambience and the attention in the small details make the Hotel unique for an unforgettable stay.
DISTANCE FROM CONGRESS VENUE: 1,9 KM

ARTEMISIA PALACE HOTEL

The exclusive Artemisia Palace Hotel in Palermo, is an elegantly styled 4 star hotel in the centre of Palermo is situated by Piazza Politeama, the bustling cultural hub of this fascinating city where concerts, shows, and special events are always common place. This modern 4 star luxury accommodation in Palermo is housed in a beautiful 20th century palazzo, and having been recently restored, offers 19 sleek and elegant rooms making it one of the finest 4 star hotels in Palermo, Sicily. Our staff is cordial, friendly and always ready to accommodate any requests you may have, even pets!
DISTANCE FROM CONGRESS VENUE: 2,3 KM

IBIS STYLES PALERMO CRISTAL

The hotel ibis Styles Palermo Cristal is located right in the historic centre of Palermo, the ideal starting point when visiting our beautiful city. The hospitality, the elegance, the pleasant simplicity of the rooms, together with the willingness to help and professionalism of all the staff, make the ibis Styles Palermo Cristal a reference point for all types of guests, for those visiting the city for business or pleasure. The hotel restaurant offers guests a wide choice of good and simple local and national dishes: the natural flavours of Mediterranean cuisine.
The tourism market is a constantly evolving microcosm. To satisfy the expectations of the most demanding customers you have to be more competitive in both attitude and price. With this in mind, the new management at the ibis Styles Palermo Cristal have come up with innovations to provide guests with maximum comfort. These innovations are also an attempt to update the image of the Palermo hotel, taking advantage of the space to best suit the most demanding customers. This is all possible thanks to the professionalism, helpfulness and courtesy of the staff, ensuring your stay is the best it can be.
DISTANCE FROM CONGRESS VENUE: 2,4 KM

HOTEL FEDERICO II

Fusion of classic and innovative design style, Hotel Federico II is located near the city’s most important streets of culture, tourism and shopping as well as business, halfway between the Teatro Massimo and the Teatro Politeama, it is the ideal place whether they are staying for business or for those who want to enjoy a relaxing holiday period in Palermo.
The spacious rooms of extreme elegance with custom handmade furniture, some with private terrace. Breakfast is served with a rich buffet, and the Restaurant “Aromas – Mediterranean Mood” will delight you with traditional Mediterranean dishes revisited and a great wine selection. Guests can also enjoy a relaxing time in the Bar area and in the Wellness Area.
DISTANCE FROM CONGRESS VENUE: 2,5 KM

HOTEL PRINCIPE DI VILLAFRANCA

That a four star hotel can be refined without any glitz, because elegance can be hidden in small details, in a tasteful mix of elements like Sicilian antiques and state-of-the-art design, in an ancient atmosphere exuding research and future.
That five star service relies upon a professional welcome, based on human relations, on listening, on the under standing of your expectations and needs, on genuine smiles, on naturally kind gestures, on real warmth.
That contemporary art must not necessarily admired in museums, because you can actually live close to it and observe it passionately in the place where you work, dream and love.
That the spirit of Palermo hides in poetic corners, adorned with Liberty stone garlands, wooden doors and small cafeterias, art bookshops and florists.
That you can walk through life with light steps and slow gestures also when you travel, for work or for pleasure.
Welcome to Hotel Principe di Villafranca, your boutique hotel in Palermo.
DISTANCE FROM CONGRESS VENUE: 2,5 KM

HOTEL POSTA PALERMO

The elegant Hotel Posta is a former noble mansion located in the historic center of Palermo, just 300 m from the Massimo Theater and 0.6 mi from Palermo Cathedral. All rooms offer a LED TV with free Sky channels. Free WiFi in the hotel.
DISTANCE FROM CONGRESS VENUE: 2,8 KM

MASSIMO PLAZA HOTEL

A welcome jewel located in the starting point to discover the artistic magnificence, the liveliness of the city, the shopping streets, the entertainment. Behind, an experience consolidated over time: Massimo Plaza and Farhotel. A brand founded by a family dedicated to the world of hospitality since 1921. Almost a century that makes the difference: a quality brand, a guarantee of a living room where nothing is left to chance. A boutique hotel with sober and elegant environments. Discreet luxury, warm colors, impeccable finishes, come together to recreate an atmosphere that envelops the customer for whom a personalized stay is reserved. Located right in front of the famous Teatro Massimo in Palermo, the Massimo Plaza Hotel offers uniquely furnished rooms with free Wi-Fi. It is 5 minutes’ walk from Teatro Politeama and a 10-minute walk from the Cathedral.
DISTANCE FROM CONGRESS VENUE: 2,9 KM

GRAND HOTEL PIAZZA BORSA

Piazza Borsa Hotel in the center of Palermo is located in the heart of the city, walking distance from the main attractions. An historical 4 stars dome rich of charm and history.
SaunaJacuzzi, our thermal areacouple massages and path are the key of our wellness area for guests.
DISTANCE FROM CONGRESS VENUE: 3,3 KM

QUINTO CANTO HOTEL & SPA

In the heart of Palermo, next to Quattro Canti (“Four Corners”), Quintocanto Hotel & Spa welcomes its guests in a relaxing and restoring dimension. Elegant Design Hotel minimally furnished, thanks to its relaxing atmosphere and its central location, it is the ideal place both for business travelers and for those who want to explore the city center. Our exclusive SPA, with its wellness programs and consisting of sauna, Turkish bath and Jacuzzi, combined to the tasteful dishes coming from the excellent cuisine of our restaurant “Locanda del Gusto”, will make you live an unforgettable experience in the heart of Palermo.
DISTANCE FROM CONGRESS VENUE: 3,6 KM

PALAZZO BRUNACCINI

This charming and friendly hotel with a unique, unconventional and intimate setting combines tradition and design with a pure and simple style. Here every detail results from a conception of furniture and an attention to the welcome aimed at providing the guest with an experience of beauty and charm.
Refined and period furniture, contemporary paintings and pictures, designer items are what contributes to create an intimate timeless atmosphere, where tradition and innovation live in a perfect balance. This and much more is what Palazzo Brunaccini means. The special care for our guests, while respecting the principles of the Sicilian hospitality, the professionalism and kindness of the staff will provide our guests with a memorable stay in Palermo.
DISTANCE FROM CONGRESS VENUE: 4 KM

HOTELS CONVENIENTLY LOCATED

NH HOTEL PALERMO

The NH Palermo hotel is in the prettiest part of the city – set between the botanical gardens and the castle. It looks out on the Gulf of Palermo, and is just a short walk from the city centre.

  • steps away from Palermo’s pier – great for boat trips to Eolie Isle or Egadi Isle
  • a 15-minute walk from downtown
  • great links for business travellers – near the train station and the A19 highway
  • 13 function rooms, with room for up to 450 guests
  • restaurant serving Mediterranean and Sicilian dishes
  • swimming pool set in lush gardens
  • Awarded the ISO 14001 environmental certificate, thanks to its environmental commitment

Past guests love the fantastic location, close to the city centre and to the beach. They particularly appreciate the comfortable and spacious rooms, the pool and the view from the hotel: lots of rooms look out on either the Gulf of Palermo or botanical gardens.
DISTANCE FROM CONGRESS VENUE: 4 KM

SAN PAOLO PALACE HOTEL

At a short distance from the historic centre, in a privileged position as regards the most important city attractions, outside the perimeter of the ZTL (Limited Traffic Zone), the San Paolo Palace is a modern and functional hotel, able to combine traditional accommodation with leading hotel and congress services and to offer pleasant moments of pastime and relax in the swimming pool on the 14th floor, with a delightful view of the Gulf of Palermo.
The wide availability of spaces, the staff’s professional competence and the quality of the services offered, make the hotel the ideal destination both for a business stay and for a holiday and the right location for unique and unforgettable moments.
The experience and creativity of the chef and his team make their cooking a strength able to prepare typical Sicilian specialties, national and fusion dishes.
DISTANCE FROM CONGRESS VENUE: 5 KM

HOTELS IN MONDELLO

VILLA ESPERIA HOTEL

In one of the most exclusive areas of Mondello, inside a liberty villa, a few steps from the sea and a few minutes drive from the city center, is the Hotel Villa Esperia. The rooms, completely renovated and furnished with style and elegance, closely resemble those of a private residence; here the customer is welcomed in a family environment, where the professionalism of the service, the availability, the friendliness are indicators of quality. The Hotel has 22 rooms equipped with all comforts.
DISTANCE FROM CONGRESS VENUE: 6,2 KM

MONDELLO PALACE HOTEL

Mondello Palace Hotel is located in the bathing resort of Mondello, just 7 km from Palermo city centre and 25 minutes from the city airport.
It rises a few meters from the beach, a soft and golden sandy beach, and is surrounded by a lush Mediterranean park. It is an elegant building with wide, classic halls. There are an open-air swimming pool, free wi fi internet connection and a parking lot inside the hotel (unguarded).
The restaurant is the feather in its cap. It is located in a wide and bright hall, opening up on the garden. Here you can taste Sicilian and international dishes, together with very nice local wines.
DISTANCE FROM CONGRESS VENUE: 7,5 KM

SPLENDID HOTEL LA TORRE

Hotel on the sea for a cruise experience. 170 Rooms, half of them are with sea view in Palermo.
Splendid Hotel La Torre is an hotel on the seaside of Mondello.
The establishment is divided in a bathing area for local people and the hotel. The latter has been built on the one side of the rocky promontory and thus it has a unique sea view for guests who desire a very special holiday in Sicily.
The sea view enjoyable both from the majority of the rooms as well as from the restaurant, bar, meeting center, swimming pool let the guest experience a Splendid Hotel La Torre is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing holiday on the seaside and, at the same time, visit the city center of Palermo and its extraordinary monuments, easily reachable from the hotel.
DISTANCE FROM CONGRESS VENUE: 8.5 KM

ADDAURA VILLAGE

The Addaura Village welcomes its guests in the incredible natural landscape of Addaura. Within a few distance from Mondello and placed between the Mountains ‘Pellegrino’ and ‘Gallo’. The beach is right in front of the Hotel, that has two comfortable swimming pools: one with hydro-massage for adults, the other is dedicated to the kids so that they can have fun in full safety. 
DISTANCE FROM CONGRESS VENUE: 8 KM