What is(are) your name(s)?
For how long have you been running a B&B?
Please share something about the history of your present bed and breakfast.
I started A Casa di Amici Bed & Breakfast because I love to meet a lot of people and share experiences, I love to travel, so I am happy to help other travellers when they need help. For this reason during the check in I love to explain Palermo and the best things to see and to do. I know that everything is excellent when at check out people say: Claudia, we hope we can come back another time in Palermo, cheers!
What are the unique characteristics of your B&B?
Based on your guests' opinions, what feature of your B&B has made their stay special?
We speak English and French, and we take good care of every guest; we are friendly, the rooms are clean and spacious. Our B&B in Palermo has a great location, we are close to the best monuments and from here you can visit the city center just walking.
Please describe in short your bed and breakfast and its general services and amenities.
We have some free facilities: Rich breakfast, Air conditioner, Hairdryers, Sponges and soap, TV room, Free Wi-Fi, Tourist information, Groups admitted, Left luggage service, Free bike parking. And some extra services on demand: Car parking, Motorbike parking, Laundry, Kitchen facilities, Shuttle service, Internet point, Rent-a-bike, Maps.
How many rooms are offered at your B&B and what is its maximum capacity?
At this moment we have capacity for 17 people in 3 triple and 4 double rooms.
What kinds of rooms do you offer?
Some rooms are named after African instruments like Tama or Shaker, other rooms are named after the first sensation that I had when I rented the flat like Tropical or Freedom.
Please describe the in-room facilities for each type of room in your B&B.
There are several facilities for communal use like TV, microwave, coin-operated laundry or ironing facilities, kitchen and fridge. The in-room amenities include air conditioner, towels, sponges, Wi-Fi in some rooms. We have 2 lounges where guests may relax, read a book.
Which room is your personal favorite?
My favourite room is "Tropical" because it is the coolest room of all and is totally different from the other 6 rooms.
What do the room rates include?
Rates include: Rich breakfast, Air conditioner, Hairdryers, Sponges and soap, TV room, Wi-Fi, Tourist information and taxes.
Do you offer any special packages?
For the specials you may visit the website of A Casa di Amici Bed & Breakfast at the last minute page.
What may guests expect from a typical breakfast at your property?
Breakfast usually includes toast, brioches, nutella, jam,milk, orange juice, different types of tea, biscuits and more.
When and where is breakfast served?
It is served from 8:30 to 10:00 AM in the breakfast room.
Are there cooking facilities, which guests may use?
Yes, all people can cook something, there is a good kitchen.
Is your bed and breakfast suitable for children?
Yes, it's suitable for children.
Do you accept pets?
No, because we are in a flat, sorry.
What is your smoking policy?
People may smoke in the balcony or in the terrace.
Is there a parking facility on premises or nearby?
Yes, there are free and paid parking places nearby.
Is your B&B suitable for disabled guests?
What is your check-in/check-out policy?
For the check in we ask guests to give us an approximate time of arrival, check out is by 10:30.
Are there a minimum number of nights for staying at your B&B?
How can guests check availability and make a reservation?
You may call on the phone or make a booking via the reservation page in our website.
What is you cancellation policy?
All the information is written in our website.
What types of payment do you accept?
Credit card or cash.
Is there a special etiquette that guests should know about and comply with?
:) no there isn't...
Please tell us what things guests might enjoy visiting, seeing, doing, etc. in your area.
From our B&B in Palermo, guests may visit the city on foot or take the bus to go to Mondello, Monreale or Montepellegrino. Palermo is the capital of Sicily so you can go to Selinunte or Catania by bus and come back in one day. We may always help guests to organize their stay the best way.
Where is your B&B located and how it may be reached?
My B&B is behind the Teatro Massimo. When you reserve, we will send a detailed map together with the confirmation email.
What would you say to people who have never stayed in a bed and breakfast?
You must only have a good spirit for a traveller !!!