The hotel can be reached with ease using any means of transport being only 3 km from the city center, 4 km from Central Railway Station and 1.5 km from the harbor linked to the main destinations of the Mediterranean sea.
The hotel can be reached by car along the A29 Motorway Palermo - Trapani (take the Via Belgio exit) and the A19 Motorway Palermo - Messina - Catania (take the last exit).
The Falcone - Borsellino International Airport of Palermo is about 32 km distance, with direct flights to/from major national and international destinations..
Commissioned by the renowned Florio family at the end of the 1800s, at the height of the Belle Ãpoque period, this building, with its characteristic form of a castle, takes its name from Igiea, the Greek nymph of health.
Created as an exclusive health resort in a location renowned for its health benefits, it was soon transformed into an elegant hotel, preferred by cosmopolitan high society due to its sumptuos environment and refined hospitality together with the mild Sicilian climate..
This is divided between an indoor section and the other half which leads out onto the terrace overlooking the harbour.
From here, guests can walk through well-planned hotel grounds to the waterfront and the outdoor pool..
Villa Igiea Hilton, overlooking the Bay of Palermo is one of the most famous hotels in Sicily.
Built towards the end of the XIX century as a summer resort of the powerful Florio family, the hotel boasts stunning interiors designed by the master of Italian Art Nouveau, Ernesto Basile.
Since its grand opening a century ago, this magnificent villa has welcomed the most illustrious names of the international jet set, such as King Edward of England, Kaiser William II, King Juan Carlos of Spain, the First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton and many others.
As well as the charming atmosphere of the famous salons, the Grand Hotel Villa Igiea has jasmine- scented gardens and a pool perched directly over the sea.
The restaurant Belle Epoque is the perfect place for the guests to taste the real flavours of Mediterranean cuisine.