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Hotel Cortese - Palermo

2 star Hotel Palermo

Via Scarparelli 16 - Palermo

Price starting from 44.00
In the heart of Palermo's historical center, housed in a 17th Century villa, the Cortese Hotel has been working for over 50 years in the industry, yet absorbed in the folklore of the old city, and now welcomes you into its lovely home.

This hotel is close to the traditional market of Ballarò and allows guests to easily get in touch with the main touristic itineraries of the historical center or discover the beautiful surroundings starting by the major public transport stations in the city, located within short distance from hotel.

Complimentary wireless Internet access, secretarial services, and luggage storage are among the conveniences offered at Hotel Cortese.
Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 7.1 Good
Based on 9 hotel reviews © 2015

Very clean. Friendly staff. Wireless internet hardly ever worked. The noise fro...

Venere Guest, Portugal
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Breakfast at Hotel Cortese

A free continental breakfast is available between 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

Facilities at Hotel Cortese

  • Luggage room
  • Front desk - safety deposit box
  • Lift/elevator
  • Room service - limited hour
  • Internet/Email services
  • Private parking

Know before you go

  • Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Check-in: between noon and 11:30 PM.

Check-out: before 10 AM.

Please contact the property ahead of time if you are planning to arrive after 11:30 PM.


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: EUR 7 per night
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 10 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1 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 the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.











Hotel Cortese reviews

8.3 Very Good
  • July 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • USA

While the hotel was somewhat hard to find, it had a local neighborhood feel and was in the center of the old city of Palermo; major sites were within easy walking distance. The staff had limited English, but they were very helpful. The rooms were clean and the breakfast was adequate.

7.0 Good
  • June 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Germany

Car parking is difficult, streets very narrow.

7.7 Good
  • August 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • France

8.1 Very Good
  • May 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Norway

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7.8 Good
  • September 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Italy

6.1 Fair
  • August 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • France

4.9 Ordinary
  • September 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • France

8.5 Excellent
  • May 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • France

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Room Details

Hotel Cortese has 26 guest rooms. Digital TV channels offer entertainment at the end of a busy day. Corporate travelers visiting the Palermo area will benefit from free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as desks.

Private bathrooms are outfitted with showers and bidets. Additional comforts include air conditioning.

Hair dryers can be provided on request.

Accommodation Services

  • Air conditioning
  • TV
  • Desk
  • Hairdryer on request
  • Wireless Internet access

How to reach Hotel Cortese

By car
From Viale Regione Siciliana, exit the Corso Calatafimi, direction center, take the Corso Vitt. Emanuele, past the Cathedral, and intersection with Via Maqueda, turn right, about 200 mt.

Distances from Hotel Cortese

Church of Santa Chiara - 0.1 km / 0 mi
San Nicolo all'Albergheria Tower - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Church of the Gesu - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Cappella delle Dame - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Palazzo Sclafani - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Church of Santissimo Salvatore - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Ballaro Market - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Sicilian Region Central Library - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Piazza Bologni - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Palazzo Belmonte Riso - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Municipal Historical Archives - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Palazzo Asmundo - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Church of San Cataldo - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
San Giuseppe dei Teatini Church - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Palazzo Comitini - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
The preferred airport for Hotel Cortese is Palermo (PMO-Punta Raisi) - 23.7 km / 14.7 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 km and mile.

Transportation services Hotel Cortese

  • Private parking