Highlights

  • The grandest hotel in the city, converted from a Victorian palazzo.
  • Haunt of great writers, musicians and politicians for over a century.
  • Outstanding public rooms including the art nouveau Sala Specchi.
  • In the centre of Palermo's baroque streets and medieval monuments.

The Grand Hotel Wagner is the impressive result of a recent renovation of a neoclassical Palermitan palace, which was built in the early 20th century. The hotel has been furnished stylishly, right down to the last detail to recreate the ambience and flavour of what was one the city's heydays. Ideally situated in Ruggero Setttimo, right in the heart of the city, you'll be within easy reach of many of the city's famed attractions, from the historical Massimo and Politeama Theatres to the pedestrian area of Via Principe di Belmonte, where boutiques, bars and restaurants can be found in abundance.


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In more detail

Inside, the hotel is decorated in ornate style, with rich carpets, fine marble, historic paintings and rare antique fireplaces. The American Bar has been welcoming distinguished guests and VIPs for over a century, and is the ideal venue to sample some of the excellent, locally produced wines. Meanwhile, the downstairs wellness centre features a sauna and offers a range of treatments.

Meanwhile, 61  rooms and suites are the embodiment of refined elegance, offering a calm and luxurious setting amid the city bustle. The style, as with the rest of the hotel, is unapologetically classic – think drape curtains and gold-trimmed panelling – but with many of them renovated as recently as 2021, you'll find all the amenities you'd expect from a high-end city hotel.

 

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