Beauty&Sure Room in Palermo centre

Apartment - Private room · Via Catania, Palermo, Sicily 90141, Italy
Mila
Your host, Mila
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The Space

My apartment is in a little ancient building of the Liberty Style.
The house, a large apartment, is located in Via Catania,in the centre of Palermo, in via Catania, near Politeama Theatre, heart of the city, in the "Libertà District", the most elegant and the most sure of the city (very very sure..different of the ancient city centre..where in the evening there is some problem in some nights), at 10 minutes on foot from Teatro Massimo and Teatro Politeama and from via Libertà, the "rambla of Palermo", near villa Trabia park and "English Gardens".

The room have a bed for two persons and is very large. There is tv, table, divano,.. there is a little balcony and you can see the sea...The room is in a flat and in a little bulding in art nouveau style. I conserved this style in the spirit of my house and i restored the original floor.

The bus stop from/to airport is near the house (300 m), in via Libertà, and there are the others bus stop to go around all the city and toward the wonderful beach of Mondello.
The guests can use many common areas and features of the apartment: kitchen/ video-room.

I'm an historian of art and architecture so i'm tell you all about the story of the city, about the principal monuments, the stories, the places.

Particularity: in front my home there is a little food shop, very famous in Palermo, Savoca, to eat the wonderful "street eats" of Palermo: panelle, milza, and others good thinks. Near there is a very good little restaurant ,"Altri Tempi", very cheap and very very good,near my home there are one of the best bar in Palermo, Costa, with a wonderful ice, and sicilian cakes "cassata".

The room has a balcony and you can see the sea on the left and the hills on the right.

Near the apartment there is a little park, monuments and via Libertà, the most beautiful street of Palermo, the shopping centre of the city.
I'm am often out of Palermo, so the apartment is all for you when i'm out. You can use the kitchen.
I'm a Teacher/journalist/writer and i work in Palermo and in Rome.

Now I copy a post about the "Palermo Street Food". Scuse but it is in Italian...
My city is the 5th city in the world (the one of Italy) for the Street Food.

Esistono cinque cibi che bisogna assolutamente mangiare a Palermo: “U’Pani ca Meusa”, le Panelle e Crocchè, la Stigghiola, lo Sfincione (o Sfincionello) e i pezzi di rosticceria.

Il famoso cibo da strada palermitano adesso ha un posto di tutto riguardo nella classifica mondiale dello “Street food”.

Secondo una recente classifica, redatta da VirtualTourist e pubblicata da Forbes, al vertice dello street food mondiale c'è Bangkok, capitale della Thailandia, mentre l’unica città italiana ad entrare nella top ten sarebbe proprio Palermo. VirtualTourist mette il capoluogo dell’Isola al quinto posto dopo Bangkok, Singapore, Menang e Marrakesh.

I turisti restano estasiati dalla varietà del cibo di strada siciliano: non soltanto le arancine e i cannoli, le specialità più famose, ma anche lo sfincione, il pane con la milza, le panelle, insomma il cibo di strada palermitano, quello dei chioschi e dei mercati all'aperto, è il migliore d’Europa. Famoso è Savoca. Piccolo Street Food Shop di Via Catania.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $29 / night after the first guest
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
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Cancellation: Moderate
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
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  • Mila is simply the best, the apartment is wonderful, the room an oasis of joy and the cats are real friends. The surrounding is perfect for any discover of the City and Mila is an upmost helpful host. By the way: she and I became friends! :-) I will definately return one day.

    May 2014
  • The reservation was canceled 35 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

    April 2014
  • Mila è stata un'ospite gentilissima, precisa e discreta.
    E' stato un piacere passare due notti per lavoro a Palermo e ritornare la sera in una casa accogliente.

    March 2014
  • I had a real good time in Palermo. Eventhough Mila was not at home that week I spend there, she was always in contact with me via SMS and always asking if i`m fine and if i need something. The appartment is really beautiful, clean and in a safe area. I would always come back. Thank you Mila :-)

    November 2013
  • Quand j'ai effectué ma réservation, il était stipulé qu'une autre personne moyennant 22 euro pouvait loger chez Mila., ce qui laisse supposer que l'on peut éventuellement dormir à deux, selon moi. J'ai reçu un ami italien ,que je connais depuis 30ans...(ce n'était pas une rencontre occasionnelle...donc..).(et pas pour la nuit)! et me suis entendue dire que les hommes ( même bien élevés) ne devaient pas entrer...Un peu comme quand j'étais en pension chez les soeurs! J'ai eu la très désagréable sensation d'être prise pour une femme de petite vertu...
    J'étais pourtant contente que l'homme en question porte ma valise jusqu'au 3° étage sans ascenseur.( ce n'est pas dit dans l'annonce ça !)
    Mila est partie et je me suis occupée des chats...avec plaisir...jusqu'à ce que l'un deux fasse pipi dans ma valise...et comme il n'y a pas d'armoire dans la chambre, devinez où était mon linge?. Bien fait pour moi...on m'avait dit de fermer la porte ....C'est en gros ce qu'il me fut répondu...
    Je précise , par ailleurs que la salle de bains est plus que petite..Mila, depuis a modifié l'annonce ..au risque de perdre 22 euro et ainsi au moins les choses ont le mérite d'être claires..
    J'ai trouvé bien mieux ailleurs et pour guère plus cher

    October 2013
  • Super beautiful apartment.
    15 min taxi drive from train station.
    Near the airport bus stop.
    You have to be a cat lover.
    Mila is very kind.
    Since its a beautiful liberty old building, there is no Internet.
    Two great places to est besides. One in front for quick meal and a typical restaurant for locals 5 min walk

    October 2013
  • Mila's place feels authentic and is a beautiful Palermo house with big rooms, windows and beautiful furniture with an all in all very nice feeling to it. Mila was a great host and we would like to stay again when we come visit Palermo. Her flat is located in a super spot and we found the very best eatery just opposite it, worth travelling for from across town.

    September 2013
  • Good location and nice bedroom!

    September 2013
  • Wonderful place, we loved the room, the flat is situated perfectly and Mila is very nice and helpful. We enjoyed our stay! Thank you Mila**

    September 2013
  • Mila è una persona riservata e discreta: si è dimostrata molto disponibile e flessibile per gli orari permettendoci di lasciare i bagagli in casa anche fuori dagli orari di check-in e check-out. La casa è in un quartiere tranquillo a venti minuti a piedi dal centro. Per gli amanti dei felini ci sono tre simpatici gatti nella casa. Abbiamo apprezzato i consigli di Mila sui luoghi da visitare e dove andare a mangiare specialità siciliane..

    August 2013
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Sono un'insegnante/scrittrice/giornalista. Vivo da sola con due gatti. Viaggio molto perchè vivo tra roma e palermo. Collaboro con un quotidiano nazionale e lavoro anche per l'università di Roma Tre. Amo la letteratura, il teatro e la musica. La mia casa è spesso vuota, per cui, chi viene qui, oltre a usufruire della stanza in realtà può avere una casa intera a disposizione: con salone, cucina, soggiorno...
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