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Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights in June. Lovely B&B right in the centre on Palermo. Only good things to say about this place. Great room and very friendly, helpful and welcoming staff. Breakfast was also very nice and perfect eating out in their court yard. Would defo recommend this place and would stay again if I went back to Palermo....

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Donegal Town, Ireland
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is the most beautiful B and B. An old converted stable and done beautifully. What a surprise when I arrived. Great, helpful staff, a big thank you to Marta for all her information and getting us glasses of wine in the garden after a busy day in the town. I would highly recommend it and it is the only...

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Taormina, Italy
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Amazing hotel, safe, good location within walking distance from the must-see things. Extremely polite, helpful staff, good breakfast. Nice little garden in the middle of stones. We can recommend it to anybody!

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Paris, France
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Beautifully restored and renovated, it was always a pleasure to come back to after a long day of sightseeing. The staff are very friendly and attentive. Our room was absolutely gorgeous, very comfortable and so easy on the eye. The friendly and very professional receptionist gave us a list of hotels to try and they were outstanding. Da Carlo is...

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Reviewed 19 January 2016

Such a welcoming, helpful, considerate staff, lovely breakfast, interesting and convenient location. The Ballaró market provides an exceptional Palermitano experience, and it is literally down the street from the B&B. The staff helped us out by making dinner reservations and calling cabs - we actually hired one to take us to Monreale and pick us up later, which was a...

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Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed 12 November 2015

For our purpose to get a glimpse of Palermo city within two days the B&B was perfect because everything was within walking distance, the house was nicely furnished, the service very good and Palermo as a city breathtaking.

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Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Beautifully rebuilt around the existing old building and tastefully styled and furnished to reflect a contemporary Palermo aesthetic, Il Giardino Di Ballaro offers a quiet and comfortable retreat after a long day of travelling or sightseeing. With only 4 rooms, service by the staff is friendly, helpful and personal but never intrusive. Breakfast is typical Italian style but nicely detailed...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 22 October 2015

We just returned from a long weekend in Palermo - staying at the "Giardino di Ballarò". From when I started planning the trip to our arrival and throughout the whole stay I was communicating with friendly and efficient staff. They helped and made the preparation of the trip easy and everything we had organized worked out perfectly - from transfers...

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Maplewood, New Jersey
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Stayed at this B&B in the heart of OLD Palermo. It is well situalted in the old section of town so expect a few buildings and alley ways to be run down. But its location is an easy walk to any part of the old city. The best part of the B&B was their staff. Ludovica was so helpful in...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Staff very friendly. Very helpful. Good English. Good WiFi. Breakfast compared to other parts of Italy was good. We liked it. Room nice. Clean. Alot of mosquitoes , beware, we were both eaten alive. We told the staff. Anyways, over all , no complaints. We had a good time and no binding issues. Close to everything. Have to mention, hard...

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Ai piedi di Palazzo Conte Federico, nel cuore del centro storico di Palermo, nel mercato di Ballarò si trova il B&B di charme “Il giardino di Ballarò”.Il restauro, terminato nel luglio del 2011, ha portato alla luce elementi architettonici che danno a questa dimora storica un fascino ed una particolare atmosfera; infatti sia gli archi in pietra secolare del XVIII e XIX secolo, che i colonnati di ghisa testimoniano vari interventi nel tempo.Il boutique B&B dispone di ampie camere elegantemente arredate e corredate di vari servizi (televisione, aria condizionata, riscaldamento, bagni in camera, asciugacapelli, WiFi).Le triple e le quadruple hanno doppi servizi, la modernissima cucina su richiesta è messa a disposizione degli ospiti dalla padrona di casa.Questa dimora è completata da un’antica corte che custodisce un giardino e da una terrazza solarium sui tetti.Durante le belle giornate si potrà fare colazione all’aperto in giardino, all’ombra degli agrumi. La colazione offerta è ricca di specialità siciliane e non solo.Ampi saloni con camino sono a disposizione della clientela. Il giardino di Ballarò si trova a cento metri dal mercato arabo di Ballarò e duecento dalla Cattedrale, Cappella Palatina, Chieda di San Giovanni Degli Eremiti, Casa Professa e cento metri dalla Torre di San Nicolò, da cui ammirare i tetti della vecchia Palermo.A 350 metri parcheggio custodito. Trasferimenti per aeroporto, porto e stazione. Babysitter, massaggi rilassanti e noleggio carrozze siciliane su richiesta. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Il Giardino di Ballaro

Address: Via Porta di Castro 75/77, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Palermo
Price Range: $108 - $377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Il Giardino di Ballaro 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“"Soura" was large and comfy. It was winter, so the windows were closed, it seemed quiet enough.”
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