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Porta di Castro, Palermo

Art Deco B&B connected to a shopping center, within walking distance of Palermo Cathedral

  • Free WiFi
$119 CAD

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Via Porta Di Castro 223, Palermo, 90134, PA, Italy
  • What an amazing stay we had from the moment we arrived to our shuttle to the airport!…

    Aug. 12, 2019

  • This is a character B&B steps away from the old town. It used to be a church. The first…

    Jun. 19, 2019

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • 48 hours gap period enforced between guest stays
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 4 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Breakfast available
  • Room service
  • Self parking
  • Airport shuttle

Feel at home

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom

What’s around

  • In Palermo Historical Center
  • Teatro Massimo - 17 min walk
  • Palermo Harbour - 18 min walk
  • Palermo Cathedral - 7 min walk
  • Ballaro Market - 10 min walk
  • Quattro Canti - 11 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Standard Double Room
  • Deluxe Triple Room
  • Deluxe Quadruple Room
  • Economy Double Room
  • Superior Double Room, 1 Bedroom, Balcony
  • Junior Suite, 1 Bedroom, Balcony

What’s around


  • In Palermo Historical Center
  • Teatro Massimo - 17 min walk
  • Palermo Harbour - 18 min walk
  • Palermo Cathedral - 7 min walk
  • Ballaro Market - 10 min walk
  • Quattro Canti - 11 min walk
  • Via Roma - 11 min walk
  • Politeama Garibaldi Theater - 22 min walk
  • Foro Italico - 24 min walk
  • Villa Bonanno - 2 min walk
  • San Giovanni degli Eremiti - 2 min walk

Getting around

  • Punta Raisi Airport (PMO) - 41 min drive
  • Palermo Palazzo Reale-Orleans Station - 3 min walk
  • Palermo Central Station - 14 min walk
  • Palermo Vespri Station - 15 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Train station pick-up (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
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Via Porta Di Castro 223, Palermo, 90134, PA, Italy

At a glance


  • 4 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 1:30 PM-11:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:30 AM
  • Express check-in/out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:30 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Babysitting/childcare*


  • Pets stay free


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*
  • Train station pick-up*
  • Cruise terminal shuttle*
  • Ferry terminal shuttle*


  • Onsite self parking (EUR 10.00 per night)
  • Free offsite parking nearby

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Room service (during limited hours)

Things to do

  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop


  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2010
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar

Sleep well

  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding

Things to enjoy

  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 22-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Small print

Also known as

  • Porta di Castro
  • Porta di Castro Palermo
  • Porta di Castro Bed & breakfast
  • Porta di Castro Bed & breakfast Palermo
  • Porta di Castro B&B
  • Porta di Castro B&B Palermo
  • Porta di Castro Palermo
  • b&b Porta Di Castro Hotel Palermo
  • B&B Porta Di Castro Palermo, Sicily
  • Bed And Breakfast Porta Di Castro
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  • B&B Porta Di Castro Palermo

Optional extras

Self parking costs EUR 10.00 per night

Rollaway beds are available for an additional charge

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 7 for adults and EUR 5 for children (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 35 per vehicle (one way)

Cruise ship terminal shuttle, ferry terminal shuttle, and train station pick-up service is offered for an extra charge

Area shuttle, beach shuttle, and shopping center shuttle service is offered for an extra charge


All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport.

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy).

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 0.50 per person, per night, up to 4 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.


  • Yes, Porta di Castro does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes. Self parking costs EUR 10.00 per night.
  • Yes, pets are welcome.
  • You can check in from 1:30 PM - 11:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:30 AM. Express check-in and check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Al Fondaco del Conte (4-min walk), Moltivolti (5-min walk), and Pasticceria Capello (7-min walk).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is EUR 35 per vehicle one way.
  • 8.0.Very Good

    A truly generous host!

    Palermo was part of our honeymoon tour and Alessandro and Claudia made our stay great! The bnb is easy to miss when you arrive, but once you find it the place is beautiful inside! Staff (Claudia) spoke perfect English and was exceptionally helpful! Her restaurant and hiking recommendations made our trip! Alessandro was an amazing host and he prepares a generous breakfast that was a great way to start the day! Thank you!

    Kevan, 3 night romance trip, Feb. 7, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Tucked away treasure

    We stayed for three nights in one of the junior suites. Room was amazing. Comfortable bed, fantastic decoration, all the essential amenities. Amazing service and treatment from Alessandro and the rest of the staff.

    Jamie, 3 night trip, Aug. 7, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Easy check-in. staff very helpful. Lady at reception gave us all information.

    2 night family trip, Jul. 27, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    This is a unique property that is a feast for the eyes. It’s A 500 year-old building that has been expertly restored to incorporate the past while having all modern conveniences. The breakfast is superb and the staff is friendly, helpful, and makes one feel as if they are part of the family. It should be classified as a boutique hotel. I give it the highest rating possible.

    7 night trip, Feb. 13, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Perfect stay!

    The staff could not have been more friendly or helpful. A delightful stay and I would certainly return.

    Stephen T., 5 night business trip, Nov. 22, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great boutique hotel. Fine staff and eclectic rooms make for a fun experience

    Jeff, 2 night trip with friends, Oct. 14, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    charming little place with staff that couldn't have been nicer. I'd definitely stay or recommend it to people. nice breakfast too.

    3 night trip, Oct. 5, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Unique, eclectic boutique hotel very near the historic district of Palermo with a very helpful, kind owner and staff, as well as an abundant, delicious breakfast and a friendly dog (Ciro).

    Diamanta, 2 night family trip, Sep. 29, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great location, helpful staff. Forget the car in Palermo as parking is a major issue.

    John, 1 night family trip, Sep. 25, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Charming surprise!

    I really loved this little hotel. Don't be put off by the outside; it's really a charming place to call home. Breakfasts are unbelievable! They wait on you like you were royalty. I loved the dog in the lobby who made friends with anyone who welcomed it, but left alone those who didn't. The only reason I graded them down on comfort is that I wanted more hot water in the shower. Otherwise, it was great!

    Mimmye, 2 night family trip, Sep. 21, 2019

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