Palermo Airport (PMO)
Airport Hotels and Accommodation
(Punta Raisi, Sicily, Italy)
The Palermo area offers a wide variety of accommodation to suit all budgets, ranging from inexpensive hotels to luxurious old mansions. Around 30 minutes' drive from Palermo International Falcone Borsellino Airport (PMO), the downtown area of Palermo has many hotels within walking distance of the main attractions. Beach lovers should head to the Mondello area, where you will find a good choice of accommodation within walking distance of the popular beach.
Punta Raisi: Airport Hotels and Accommodation
There are no hotels specifically on the airport site, although there are many within the surrounding area that offer pick-ups from Palermo Airport. Passengers wishing to use this service should contact their hotel in advance.
Punta Raisi: City Hotels and Accommodation
The region's best selection of hotels can be found in and around the centre of Palermo, which is situated just 32 km / 20 miles to the south-east of Falcone Borsellino Airport (PMO). A range of budget accommodation can be found along both the Via Roma and the Via Maqueda, being particularly plentiful at the southern ends, close to the Stazione Centrale.
A popular youth hostel lies approximately 12 km / 7 miles to the north-west of central Palermo, connected by both the metro and a subsequent bus service. Also offering good value for money, further cheap accommodation includes the Casa Marconi, a university hostel which is close to the centre of Palermo, on the Via Monfenera.
Notable mid-range hotels in Palermo include the Alessandra on the corner of the Via Maqueda, the stylish Grand Hotel Villa Igiea along the Via Belmonte - on the northern side of the city, and the Paradiso Hotel on the Via Schiavuzzo - offering some of the cheapest rooms in a convenient, central location. Also worthy noting, the Letizia Hotel on the Via dei Bottai stands close to the Piazza Marina and contains individually decorated rooms, within walking distance of many restaurants and cultural attractions, such as the striking 14th-century Palace of Chiaramonte.