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Grand Hotel Villa Politi

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#10 of 75 Hotels in Syracuse
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Overall pleasant stay but for the price, breakfast could be better with more fresh fruit vs canned. Room was comfortable but split beds was difficult. Located just outside hub so look forward for long walks into town. We were ok with that. Staff excellent and helpful especially in restaurant. Dinner was very good as opposed to breakfast. Ramona made a...

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Lumezzane, Italy
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is set in an ancient villa just outside the city center of Syracuse; it's at about half an hour on foot from the center. It's a quiet area and you can park your car for free which is great. The hotel needs some renovation although the hall looks great, probably the best part of it. The room was...

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

From today, besides daily menu, there is our interesting carta to have a variety of choice and taste. You also had a nice room with balcony and view, but sometimes because we have an international clientele who often prefer to sleep in single beds, these beds (as in all hotels in the world) are united and fixed to make a...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old hotel, little staff effort to make your stay enjoyable. Warm water and chopped vegetables was the room service equivalent of minestrone. Asked reception to recommend a beach - was sent to what looked like a refuse dump by the sea. Pool at the hotel has a few plastic sun loungers. This hotel should be avoided.

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

I agree with you: there are hotels to avoid as there are people who would be better not to meet ... but sometimes, this is not possible. I avoid answering deliberately according to this about your sad stay at G H Villa Politi because it is useful to talk, to confront and if it’s the case, also to apologize, but...

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like the "old Europe" feel, you'll love this hotel--it's 155 years old. It appears to have been completely refurbished while keeping the old world charm. While the rooms are somewhat small, they had ambiance and were very clean. It had a large and attractive pool. The breakfast buffet was typical (but in a grand dining hall). it was...

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

I’m very happy to read this review, just like that…..Happy 

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Stunning hotel with lots of interesting history. The rooms are spacious and we had a gorgeous balcony with a sea view! The bathroom was big and had a shower over the bath which was a added plus. The bed was big and very comfy. We stayed for a week and the room was amazing. The pool was lovely and clean...

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

Your enthusiastic comment might became one of our advertising… thank you, thank you from our heart!

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We had an excellent stay. The hotel is beautiful, gorgeous entrance to the place, it had ellegant chandeliers, stained glass and marble flooring. The location was excellent. Staff were very welcoming, friendly and very helpful. As for the food it was splendid, excellent choices and food looked and tasted fresh. The rooms were lovely, clean and hygenic. I highly recommend...

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing us ... we put our hearts ; )

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Maybe it was the time of the year, very early in the season - it feels like entering history in all aspects. Driving up the long way towards the hotel "triggers" a lot of pictures. The receptionstaff is very friendly and helpful. Unfortunately then when you come to the room - I had a room out to the back -...

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

we wish you come back ... at least just to change your idea on the biggest and most historic hotels in Syracuse. These last days are of low season for us and we are going to complete the restyling of the building to introduce ourselves splendidly in all those ones will choose us like you. So we apologize for any...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Had a weeks break and opted for this hotel in Sicily. The weather was fine and we had a great time. We were B & B. The facilities, staff and location were perfect! The breakfast on offer was superb and my partner indulged herself with prosecco for breakfast! Will very happily go back!

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

: ) we will look forward to the G H Villa Politi!

Congleton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 December 2016

The entrance driving through the main gates someone in a previous listing described as ‘ you feel like you are driving in to a picture post card.’ I have to agree. As estate agents say the kerb appeal is magnificent. We had two deluxe rooms and both were extremely well appointed in every respect they were large and furnished to...

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

Come back in the summer, we wait you: when we will switch off the big fireplace to let place to the fresh of the park and the beautiful pool ... when after a swim in the crystal waters of our beach you can lose yourself in the streets of the wonderful island of Ortigia ... knowing that a good dinner...

Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2016

A hotel with so much potential. that fails to achieve the shine. There is a grand dual stairway entrance, but once inside it is dark and tired. Although the windows and doors are all replaced, the outside is sadly in need of redecoration. The staff are welcoming and helpful, and the food was good for dinner. breakfast was uninspiring. Our...

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

Sorry to have disappointed you but frankly I don’t understand what: a great room, a good breakfast, a tasty dinner, attentive and available staff. For the rest: the swimming pool is outdoor in the park, so in winter is closed, as the bar that makes shorter hours (but certainly not missed the beer, even asked to the reception and OFFER...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grand Hotel Villa Politi is an unique hotel in the world. It is unique because it stands on the suggestive “Latomie” and on the ancient cliff.Art, culture, politics and nobility. A lot of famous people who have stayed at the Grand Hotel Villa Politi: Princes and Kings from all over Europe. Our Piemonte’s Princes, D’Annunzio, Sir Winston Churchill, Pope John Paul II, the President of the Republic, Carlo Azeglio Ciampi. We put the customer and its total satisfaction at the center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Villa Politi

Address: Via Maria Politi Laudien 2, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Syracuse > Syracuse
Price Range: £64 - £299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Villa Politi 4*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Syracuse
Grand Hotel Politi
Grand Hotel Villa Politi Sicily/Syracuse, Italy
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#9 Business Hotel in Syracuse
#10 Luxury Hotel in Syracuse
#24 Romantic Hotel in Syracuse
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“Top floor room has got a balcony”
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Melzago, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“get a room with a view of the limestone quarry--it is quite spectacular.”
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“Rooms towards the front are beautiful”
th0mas1960, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room with a sea view”
TravelLoversSurrey, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“we seemed to have one of the rooms that was unpopular because of the balcony - we thought it was fine”
iceland_poppy, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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