The Ponte hotel is located in the tourist centre of Palermo just a short distance from a diverse selection of shopping venues restaurants bars and nightclubs (200 m). The nearest beach is about 9 km from the hotel. Renovated in 2003 this 7-floor hotel comprises a total of 137 rooms. Facilities include a 24-hour reception desk safes a currency exchange bureau and a lift in addition to a bar a TV room and a restaurant Room and laundry services are available within the hotel and those arriving by car may make use of the car park. Garage facilities are available 100 m away for an added charge. The welcoming rooms each come with a bathroom a hairdryer a direct dial telephone satellite/ cable TV and central heating as standard. Guests may select their breakfast from an ample buffet; lunch and the evening meal can be taken à la carte or chosen from a menu.