Villa Igiea, a Rocco Forte Hotel - A Virtuoso Preview Property

Palermo, Italy

Virtuoso Amenities

Virtuoso Preview Collection scheduled to open April 1, 2021.

For 2020:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Breakfast daily for two per bedroom
  • $100 USD equivalent Food & Beverage credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
PROPERTY SIZE: 66 rooms
ROOM STYLE: Classic
VIBE: Zen
City Life Local Immersion Wellness

Villa Igiea, a Rocco Forte Hotel - A Virtuoso Preview Property

Address:
Salita Belmonte 43
Palermo, 90142
Italy
Nearest Airport:
Punta Raisi Airport (PMO)
15 mi / 24 km

Hotel Features

At the Hotel

Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Children's Programs
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Culinary Program
  • Internet Access
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Multi-lingual Staff
  • Restaurant
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Services

  • Babysitting Services
  • Concierge Desk
  • Currency Exchange
  • Laundry/Dry Cleaning/Pressing
  • Room Service


Recreation
  • Fitness Center
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Tennis Courts
  • Water Sports


In Your Room
  • Bathrobes
  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers

About Us

This is a Virtuoso Preview Property scheduled to open June 1, 2020.

Villa Igiea, a Rocco Forte Hotel is part of Virtuoso’s exclusive Preview Program. Virtuoso Preview was created especially for an extremely limited number of qualified pre-opening (or re-opening) properties to position them among the world's best. Member Advisors can look forward to pre-opening series of information and updates, member training, on-property contacts and, preferred rates and exclusive benefits and amenities.

We are delighted to announce our latest addition to the Rocco Forte Hotels collection: Villa Igiea. This iconic palazzo occupies a peerless position at the foot of Mount Pellegrino, overlooking the azure waters of the Gulf of Palermo, just half an hour’s drive from Palermo Airport.

Opened as a hotel in 1900, Villa Igiea became a fabled year-round sanctuary for royalty and the Hollywood elite. Built by visionary Sicilian architect Ernesto Basile for the family Florio, the historical Villa epitomises Palermo’s Liberty movement and is undoubtedly the most distinguished of the era.

Before its grand opening in Summer 2020, this majestic listed palazzo will undergo an extensive refurbishment at the hands of Rocco Forte Hotels’ Director of Design, Olga Polizzi. Working in collaboration with Paolo Moschino of Nicholas Haslam Studios, Olga will ensure the hotel surpasses its former glory, preserving its's exquisite period features and show-stopping Basile room, whilst enhancing its appeal with her signature heritage design.

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Location

Address
Salita Belmonte 43
Palermo, 90142
Italy
Nearest Airport
Punta Raisi Airport (PMO), 15 Miles / 24 Kilometers

Guest Rooms & Suites

Superior Room

Offering a range of beautiful views through tall windows, the design of our Superior Rooms echoes the serenity of Sicilian island life. Blending classical and contemporary accents in soothing shades, these elegant spaces are furnished with twinable super-king-sized beds and en suite Carrara marble bathrooms for comfort and convenience.

  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe

Deluxe Room With Sea View

Gazing out over the vast expanse of the Tyrrhenian sea, our Deluxe Rooms with Sea View offer guests sublime coastal views upon waking and throughout the day. These bright, beautifully lit rooms marry a serene palette with elegant objets d’art, sumptuous super-king-sized beds and a comfortable seating area. Carrara marble en suite bathrooms complete the picture.

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers

Executive Room With Sea View Terrace

Spacious and well-appointed, each of our Executive Rooms with Sea View Terrace is bathed in natural light with a perfectly tranquil ambience. A super-king-sized bed, draped in sumptuous fabrics, takes pride of place, with tasteful art and antiques adorning the walls. The private Sea View Terraces look out over tiered gardens leading down to the endless blue of the Gulf of Palermo. En suite Carrara marble bathrooms come furnished with walk-in showers and exclusive Irene Forte Skincare products, handcrafted using organic Sicilian botanicals.

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace

Junior Suite With Sea View

Blending period features with contemporary comfort, our Junior Suites with Sea Views are stylish spaces for rest and relaxation. Views over the azure Gulf of Palermo and abundant natural light bring a sense of island living indoors; and inside, a sumptuous super-king-sized bed promises soothing slumber. The elegant seating area provides space for business or leisure, and the en suite bathroom comes complete with a relaxing bathtub, walk-in shower and Irene Forte Skincare toiletries to ensure indulgence.

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers

Deluxe Jr Suite With Sea View Terrace

Designed with both heritage features and contemporary amenities in mind, our vast Deluxe Junior Suites with Sea Views and Terraces offer an unparalleled blend of style and tranquillity. Grand windows and a generous terrace look out over the cerulean expanse of the Tyrrhenian Sea – a constant reminder of the idyllic island location. Indoors, the sophisticated seating area boasts stylish furnishings and objets d’art and leads on to a bedroom where a super-king-sized bed and Carrara marble en suite bathroom – complete with bathtub, walk-in shower and Irene Forte Skincare products – promise replenishing rest and relaxation.

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
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Suite Sea View

Out stunning Sea View Suites offer exquisite comfort and tranquillity, as well as unbeatable views over the sapphire waters of the Gulf of Palermo.

Tall ceilings, large windows, a natural colour palette and, in some suites, French balconies, give an airy feel to these spacious rooms. A generous sitting room is outfitted with curated furniture, creating stylish spots in which to read or unwind. Exquisite artworks hang in the bedroom, above a splendid super-king-sized bed, and walk-in-wardrobes are available in selected suites. The suites boast en suite marble bathrooms, crafted from Carrara marble and handmade Sicilian tiles, furnished with bathtubs, walk-in showers and in some suites, his and hers sinks. Each bathroom is, of course, stocked with the exclusive Irene Forte Skincare line.

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers

Deluxe Suite Sea View With Terrace

With smooth wooden floors, an earthy palette and resplendent with hand-stitched fabrics, curated artworks and antiques, the beauty of Sicily is reflected throughout the décor of our Deluxe Suite with Sea Views and Terrace. Find peace in which to read or entertain in the light-filled sitting room or on your private terrace. Make sure to savour the spectacular views over terraced coastal gardens leading down to the water. Inside, the adjacent bedroom is furnished with a super-king-sized bed with pillow menu to ensure exceptional slumber, a walk-in wardrobe and a serene en suite bathroom, crafted from Carrara marble and exquisite handmade Sicilian floor tiles. Luxuriate in the decadent bathtub or separate walk-in shower and enjoy Irene Forte Skincare products created from local botanicals.

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers

Florio Suite

Named for and inspired by the Florio dynasty who commissioned the creation of Villa Igiea in the late 19th century, our signature Florio Suite is aptly ornate, evoking the Golden Age of understated glamour. Wooden floors and a serene natural palette complement the high ceilings, tall windows and subtle design features. The sitting room doors give way to a private terrace with incomparable sea views, ideal for that ambient sunset aperitivo. The vast bedroom is furnished with a spacious walk-in wardrobe, a plush super-king-sized bed (complete with pillow menu) and tasteful artworks evoking Sicily’s beauty and heritage. The suite’s expansive en suite bathroom renders bathing or pampering a truly indulgent experience. Crafted from fine Carrara marble and with handmade Sicilian floor tiles, this serene space boasts a free-standing bathtub, separate walk-in shower and double sinks, with Irene Forte Skincare products, crafted from organic Sicilian botanicals, waiting to be sampled. The Florio Suite can be connected to another room.

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers

Presidential Suite

The crowning jewel of Villa Igiea, this 105 square metre suite evokes a superior Sicilian residence, and offers ample space in which to relax, entertain guests, or pamper oneself. Through the elegant entry hall, the generous sitting room features stylish contemporary furnishings, a classic colour palette, hand-picked artworks and opulent seating – a guest toilet is situated nearby for entertaining convenience.

Bright natural light and softly scented sea breezes enter the through the terrace doors; head outside to bask in the sunshine or take in the picturesque panoramas. Adjacent, the expansive bedroom features a super-king-sized bed draped in exquisite fabrics. Tasteful rugs contrast the smooth wood floor, with curated paintings and antiques adorning the walls and tables. A walk-in wardrobe and beautiful marble bathroom with luxurious Irene Forte Skincare toiletries complete the picture.

An extra bed can be added for a third adult or a child and the suite can be connected to other rooms to accommodate large families or entourages.

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
Total 9 Records

Facts & Policies

Facts
Experiences
City Life, Local Immersion, Wellness
Vibe Zen
Room Style Classic
Number of Rooms 66
Check-In Time 2:00 PM
Check-Out Time 12:00 PM
Early Arrivals & Late Departures

This is a Virtuoso Preview Property opening Summer 2020. More details to come.

Please inquire direct.

Guaranteed Reservations & Deposits

This is a Virtuoso Preview Property opening Summer 2020. More details to come.

A Credit Card is needed to guarantee every reservation.

Cancellation Policy

This is a Virtuoso Preview Property opening Summer 2020. More details to come.

Individual rate plans may have varying cancellation policies. Check hotel availability rules for complete details.

Accepted Forms of Payment

This is a Virtuoso Preview Property opening Summer 2020. More details to come.

Most major credit cards.

Terms & Conditions

Please inquire direct.



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Virtuoso Amenities

Virtuoso Preview Collection scheduled to open April 1, 2021.

For 2020:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Breakfast daily for two per bedroom
  • $100 USD equivalent Food & Beverage credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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