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Grand Hotel Ortigia

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Traveller (426)
Room & Suite (257)
Dining (83)
Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“private beach”(41 reviews)
“top floor”(29 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
Rooftop Bar
Concierge
Spa
Business Centre
Dry Cleaning
Rooftop Terrace
5 Star Hotel
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Location and contact
Viale Giuseppe Mazzini 12, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
25.8 miles to Fontanarossa Airport
213 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
0.2 miles from Ortigia
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All reviewsprivate beachtop floorrooftop restaurantdirectly across the streetsplit levelthird floortwo floorswater frontswordfishoverlooking the harbourlovely hotelper dayeach morningold buildingair conditioningon footpark your car
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Solid 4stars. Not 5 because I think it’s not really luxu5 star hotel. It has all the amenities but more like a 4 star hotel. Great location. Few minutes walk away from all the tourists attractions, but in a more quiet area and has a...More

Thank Traveler T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A former Grand Hotel with slightly old fashioned but very charming and spacious rooms. A highlight is the restaurant on the top floor. Both lunch and dinner menus are great with the breakfast buffet being outstanding. The terasse overlooking the harbor should not be missed.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely perfect location on the water front. Hotel is neat and clean with an excellent restaurant of the roof. Outdoor seating at the restaurant is exceptional. My only caution is second floor rooms are split level. While spacious, some couples may find the stairs to...More

Thank JackRabbit88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service at the reception, at the bar and at the restaurant. Our room did not have much of a view as it was on a side road, the double level (bed and bath upstair) worked ok for us but not for our friends (they...More

Thank Enzo560
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great welcome and fantastic to have onsite parking - appreciated concierge praking the car for us on arrival at no additional charge. Location is really good, can recah everywhere on foot. We booked a seaview room and were upgraded to a room with the bed...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Details
Price range
US$175 - US$499 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Syracuse
#9 Spa Hotel in Syracuse
#18 Luxury Hotel in Syracuse
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$175 - US$499 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Syracuse
#9 Spa Hotel in Syracuse
#18 Luxury Hotel in Syracuse
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (426)
Room & Suite (257)
Dining (83)
Pool & Beach (17)
Amenities (46)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Andrew L
1 April 2018|
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Response from JohnCass | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but the hotel staff were very helpful and I’m sure they’d oblige, especially if you’re spending! Well worth it for the view
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Mathew S
14 October 2017|
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Response from OrganicForever | Reviewed this property |
Yes parking across the street. Transport to and from airport fairly expensive
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Christelleclara
15 February 2017|
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Response from GlobRes_25942 | Property representative |
Thank you for writing, madame. We confirm that the air conditioning is working perfectly. Kindest regards, Front Desk Dept.
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Room Tips
"Sea view is nice - but as no balcony I think any room would be good."
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"Choose somewhere else - you'll find better"
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"Ask for a sea view room, as otherwise you would just be looking into a busy street."
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"Chose ocean view. Our room 101 was quite nice"
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