Principe Lampedusa Boutique Hotel
Principe Lampedusa Boutique Hotel is located in the historic eighteenth-century Villa Lampedusa residence.
Villa Lampedusa was the summer residence of the Prince of Lampedusa, one of the mansions that inspired his colossal work “Il Gattopardo”. Renovated in recent years, maintaining the original architectural style, the Villa welcomes splendid suites furnished with period furniture and large marble bathrooms, equipped with all the necessary accessories to ensure a comfortable stay for guests.
From the rooms it is possible to enjoy a splendid view of the historic internal courtyard and the garden of smells. Each room is equipped with modern air conditioning systems, TV, free WI-FI, mini-bar, private bathroom, complimentary toiletries, bathrobes, safe, coffee machine and all amenities for the comfort of customers.
At Villa Lampedusa it is possible to make your holiday special and all the unforgettable moments, captured by the unspoiled nature of the park of the most famous eighteenth-century villa in Sicily, by the colors and flavors of this magical land.
Villa Lampedusa, known throughout the world as the “Villa del Gattopardo”, is an example of a splendid rural residence, adhering to the idea of a court that gathered around the Casina Chinese in Palermo, the summer residence of King Ferdinand IV of Bourbon.
The Villa was founded by Don Isidoro Terrasi at the beginning of the 1756th century. The current version, after the intervention in 700 by the architect Giovanni Del Frago, is the result of the classical changes made in the eighteenth century by the Alliata di Villafranca princes.
In 1845 the residence was bought by Giulio Tomasi IV, Prince of Lampedusa, an astronomical observatory was also set up in the Villa to indulge his astroscopic passion.
Villa Lampedusa is really the villa of the Leopard, that of Prince Giulio Fabrizio Maria Tomasi di Lampedusa, and IX Duke of Palma, protagonist of the famous novel by Giuseppe Lanza Tomasi, who spent in this aristocratic country residence, in the shadow of Mount Pellegrino, long periods, even in winter. The villa, in the novel, is described as villa Salina, immersed in the bridal scent of orange blossoms, surrounded by a harmonious landscape that was well suited to a delicate sensitivity and the attitudes of an introverted and introspective thinker.
Hospitality and private events
The Villa can host events, congresses and events in general. The accuracy with which it has been restored, trying to maintain the original architectural style, preserving the friezes and structures of this splendid 700th century noble villa, as well as the large and well-kept gardens that surround it, make it perfect for photo shoots or cinematic.
The suites of the villa are ready to welcome guests in a comfortable and elegant environment, inspired by the ancien