Abali Gran Sultanato Hotel in Sicily – Italy

If you ever want to travel in the amazing world of the 1001 Arabian nights, you don’t necessarily have to go to the Arab world, but a lot closer, somewhere in Italy, in Sicily – Palermo to be more precise. I am talking about a very unusual, yet very famous hotel in Sicily that is well known for its special design that makes it very much similar with an Arabian house.

It is called the Abali Gran Sultanato Hotel and all the rooms in it are specially arranged so as to suggest an Arab atmosphere and to look like a harem.

Unlike the Western modern style which is minimalist and comfortable, but uses only two or three colours – generally dark, this hotel is a lot different. The oriental influence is visible here and all the rooms are arranged in very strong colours, with a lot of furniture and very large comfortable beds, usually with a drape hanging over it, just like in the old stories with Scheherazade. The rooms are a bit too “crowded ” for my taste, but those who like this style will be delighted to find a piece of the Sultans way so far in the west.



Published by in Hotels & Resorts, on April 4th, 2011

WHAT DO YOU GUYS THINK?

About us

Homedit.com is a website that offers you the latest and greatest news/articles/features in architecture, interior design and furniture.Since we launched we collected more than 10,000 unique articles with more than 60,000 pictures & ideas...

Homedit is not a retail shop, nor do we sell anything from this website. We try to direct you to a website with every post, so that you can inquire directly.... read more.

Advertising

Submit a design

We are interested in interior design , architecture, furniture and lighting, but it can be anything, as long as it's about home.

Email to stefan.lucian{at}hotmail.com with the following info:

  • A brief description 200 words or more
  • A link to a website is always good
  • Email as many large photos as you have