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Charming Vacation Home Rental in Palermo City Center

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Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights

About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Inside our Loft, downstairs.

Cosy and comfortable Living-area with a balcony.

Lounge, double sofa-bed, kitchenette, dining-table for 4; cloakroom, bathroom.

Kitchen provided with all accessories. All kitchen fittings are brand new. Table-cloth, table mats, dish-towels, hot dish holders provided.

Bathroom with shower, WC, bidet, basin. Linen provided.

Inside our Loft, upstairs.

Large and open Sleeping-area with skylights.

Mezzanine with a Double-bed for a couple, a Chaise-lounge for relax and modern accessories such as a nice stand and an orange stylish floor lamp.

Blanket and bad linen provided.

Just walking around our Palermo Vacation Rental. 1: What in the morning?

Start your itinerary in the heart of the old city center, at Quattro Canti, a square that has four magnificent eighteenth-century palaces with convex façades looking down onto it. From there you can walk to Piazza Pretoria where you can see the famous fountain and the Municipal building.

From here go on to Via Vittorio Emanuele and by bus or walking go to the Cathedral Square. After admiring this splendid piece of architecture and the treasures kept inside it, go on to (by bus or taxi) the majestic Palazzo dei Normanni and another time dedicate your attention to the Cappella Palatina, one of the most beautiful churches in the world.

When time for lunch arrives, have a rest and choose one of the restaurants in Palermo in this area. Try some local Palermo dish, such as 'pasta con le sarde', and then try some 'caponata' and finish off with a swordfish and mint roulade.

Just walking around our Palermo Vacation Rental. 2: What in the afternoon?

Dedicate this part of the day to discovering Arabic Palermo, mostly concentrated in our quarter, the Kalsa. The true heart of the Kalsa is the square that carries the same name, surrounded by splendid buildings such as Palazzo Abatellis and Palazzo Torremuzza and Palazzo Mirto. But don't forget to visit the wonderful Museo delle Marionette that is nearby, near Piazza Santo Spirito, that you can walk to from Palazzo Abbatellis.

Just walking around our Palermo Vacation Rental. 3: What in the evening?

An exotic cocktail in an Arabic-style wine bar, a fresh fish-based dinner washed down with good Sicilian wine, a romantic walk along the seafront or a charming dip in the nightly atmosphere of a concert played in the Spasimo, in his large nave open to the sky and his large side chapels in Northern Gothic style.

And then a well-earned rest in our nice, cozy, comfortable holiday apartment in Palermo to recover your tired legs.

Keywords: apartment, loft, open-space, studio, flat, home

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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, italian
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Calendar last updated:
December 25, 2016

About Pietro

Hi, my name is Pietro, I'm 47 years old living in Palermo, a sunny city of Art in the beatiful island of Sicily (Italy).

My wife Simona and I have bought a little but cozy and spacious loft that we rent to people looking for a welcoming apartment for holidays or business in any period of the year.

We take pride to fournish tastefully our loft; it has hardwood floors both in the living area and bedroom loft above, ceiling vaulted with traditional log beams and wood decking, a well equipped and modern kitchen, with also a clothes washer, and comfortable furniture like the wardrobe closets and built in drawers just off the bath.

We are responsive to any of our renters needs and we do our best to make pleasant their stay in our apartment.

We are waiting for you!

Pietro purchased this apartment in 2004


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Charming Vacation Home Rental in Palermo City Center
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

Location, Location, Location!!!

  • 5 of 5

If you truly want to experience the Sicilian way of life this is definitively the PERFECT place!

My husband and I rented this apartment for 3 months as a home base to explore Palermo and Sicily. The location was awesome – the area is charming and fascinating and within walking distance of all the major sights and markets. The apartment had everything we needed to feel at home - besides the (obvious) décor, furnishings and the comfy bed, there was loads of storage space, lots of coat hangers, a full sized fridge, and a drying rack for laundry ( those little touches can make such a difference to your comfort level!) The neighborhood felt very safe and it was so much fun to shop at the street markets and be able to cook our own meals. There are lots of restaurants and bars nearby for the lazy days, and we had lots of those!

Pietro and his wife went out of their way to help us, we are so grateful to them and we will never forget their kindness.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Having Joy and Norman in our apartment for three months it was a real pleasure. Each owner would like to have hosts as Joy and Norman. Simona and I will remember their politeness, their kindness and their respect for our apartment and for neighbourhood. When they lived our house even for short periods they didn’t miss to communicate it to us. And once come back they told with enthusiasm what they had visited around our beautiful Sicily. We’ll hope to have them again in our holiday rental. Pietro & Simona
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Wonderful Apartment, Fully Stocked, Great Location, Easy Parking

  • 5 of 5

We really loved this apartment. The place is fully equip with all your cooking needs and plenty of towels/blankets. We loved that we could also do laundry. We were able to park right out front because it is on a side street just down from the beach. There is a Carrefour nearby as well. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quincy, IL

Great location in Old Town Palermo

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here 3 nights, and enjoyed the break from hotels. We did laundry and had the chance to cook our own meals. Nice market walking distance. Close to two beautiful gardens, as well as the sea side promenade. If you want to see more of the city, there are 3-wheeler open-air"taxis" that will give you a hair-raising trip around town. The apartment was clean and comfortable, but you have to be willing to walk up 3 flights of stairs. We arrived by train, and had Pietro arrange for a car to be waiting for us. It was worth the 10 E since we would never have found the place trying to walk with luggage. Once you are shown where it is located down a narrow, dead end street, you will have no problems. I would always look for the Virgin Mary shrine on the wall to remember where to turn! If you rent a car, traffic is almost as crazy as Naples, but just be strong of heart. One last tip, remember to bring your own soap. Towels are provided, but not soap for the bath.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I thank Vicky very much for her review. It's very important for me to get the opinions of my guests. I apologize for the lack of soap, it was an oversight. I will take care not to forget it in the future. Pietro
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Brooklyn, NY

Terrific apartment in great neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is well represented by the photographs and the description. The one thing missing that would have made a difference would be internal wi-fi. The neighborhood is exciting and historic, close to the sea, restaurants, music and walkable to Palermo's historic sites for good walkers. The owner provides excellent information about the area. He offers a transfer service from the airport to the apartment, which was very helpful and got us off to a good start.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased to inform that internal wi-fi in our vacation apartment is working in progress since some weeks. It doesn't work yet because of a technical problem of the Provider. We expect to solve it in a few days in order to add this service for our guests. Sincerely Pietro
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Vancouver, Canada

Great appartment, great location.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our 10 day day in Palermo. The appartment was quite nice and well equipped with everything we needed. The apt is only a few blocks from the seawall and a block from a fruits and veggie market and a couple seafood restaurants.

The only issue we had with the appartment was meeting up for the keys. We got in to Palermo at 6pm and we were told they couldn't get us the keys till 8pm. We had to hang out in a nearby cafe with all our luggage for 2 hrs which was a little troublesome.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Vechta, Germany

Great apartment! / Tolles Appartement!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is really beautiful, and it corresponded not only our expectations but we were excited! It really is all there, what you need. The furniture is very high quality and comfortable. We had the feeling to be right at home, because every piece of furniture has a personal touch. The apartment is completely safe, the house is newly renovated. The situation in the old town is ideal. The car we had on the street outside the house in safe and free parking. (We had the car only because we still had other accommodations in Sicily. For a visit to Palermo you need not have a car!) The side street is quiet at night you can hear almost nothing. We can recommend the apartment absolutely! And we thank you again for the very attentive and helpful support by Donatella!

Das Appartement ist wirklich wunderschön, und es entsprach nicht nur unseren Erwartungen, sondern wir waren begeistert! Es ist wirklich alles da, was man braucht. Die Möbel sind sehr hochwertig und bequem. Wir hatten das Gefühl, richtig zuhause zu sein, denn jeder Einrichtungsgegenstand hat eine persönliche Note. Die Wohnung ist absolut sicher, das Haus ist neu renoviert. Die Lage mitten in der Altstadt ist optimal. Das Auto haben wir auf der Strasse vor dem Haus sicher und umsonst geparkt. (Wir hatten das Auto nur, weil wir noch andere Unterkünfte auf Sizilien hatten. Für einen Palermo-Besuch braucht man kein Auto!) Die Nebenstrasse ist ruhig, nachts hört man fast gar nichts. Wir können das Appartement absolut empfehlen! Und wir danken nochmals für die sehr aufmerksame und hilfsbereite Betreuung durch Donatella!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.03 Miles
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Car: not necessary

Our loft in Palermo is located in the historic centre, in one of the most ancient (900 AD) district of Palermo, called 'La Kalsa' (the Elect by the Emir), characterized by a lot of cultural and historical sites easy to reach on foot in a few minutes, and at less than 100 meters from the seafront “Foro Umberto I” and its green promenade.

Inside, our holiday apartment for rent in Palermo provides a practical location in any period of the year, whether you are on holidays or on business.

All around our flat, in a few minutes just walking, you can visit the most important historical sites and the Botanical Garden and you can taste all the typical Street Food specialties of Palermo. You can also promenade the green seaside, from where you can look the entire Gulf of Palermo and where everybody is enjoying the sun!


Rates & Availability

Kalsa Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid Season
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 10 2018
4 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Jun 1 2018 - Jun 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
High Season
Jul 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
High Season
Dec 21 2018 - Jan 10 2019
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Rate includes: internet Wi-Fi, water, gas, electricity, linen (bed, bath, kitchen), taxes, final cleaning.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Kalsa Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Floor Area:
  • 65 m²
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , bidet , Shampoo, soap, hair drier provided
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Mezzanine - 1 king
    Living area - 1 queen
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
Shuttle service available

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