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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel was great for a few days in Cefalu. The location was great - beach over the road and old town a few mins walk. The rooms were comfortable with large balconies. Most of the staff were lovely apart from the owner (?) who insisted on just asking us to hand in our room card key when we went... More 

Thank CathLeics
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found the staff to be very friendly and helpful, great location, a few mins. from the town. Good but small balcony overlooking beach, great sized room, could not ask for more, nothing at all to dislike

Thank WadiMallorca
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Stayed for a week; great location facing the sea; less than 5 mins from the lovely old town; large balcony on 2nd floor (room 54 i think); friends had rooms with very small balconies which was a shame as we had certainly booked well in advance and the hotel was not full; very clean, the staff, who we all know... More 

Thank Janet T
Hong Kong
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112 reviews
68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We only intended stopping in Cefalu for lunch, but decided to stay the night as it's such a picturesque place. Got a better walk-in rate from hotel front desk than any of the booking sites. The hotel is on the beachfront a short stroll from the old town. Room was compact and spotlessly clean. Air-con was only just adequate; would've... More 

Thank 330driver
Havelock North, New Zealand
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40 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here only one night. We came to see the duomo on our tour around Sicily. Parking: we had a rental vehicle so ease of parking in this town on tiny medieval streets was important. We parked outside to check in and a staff member assisted us to park in the hotel's limited parking right next door. Room: we... More 

Thank Pinndi
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5 reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Pros: ocean views, wifi, parking, decent breakfast. Cons: overpriced, no hot water (or Only hot water), shared shower in hallway, incredibly small room, no fan in bathroom, minimum toiletries, no hair dryer, unhelpful front desk. We paid over 100 euros a night for this tiny room on the top floor (used to be an attic we found out). Shower was... More 

Thank Sylvie L
Winchester, United Kingdom
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68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We had a welcome stop and break here. The staff were so welcoming, and we sat outside and had a drink then helped ourselves from the excellent buffet while watching people stroll past in the evening sun. Great value too.

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We visited Cefalu for the first time two years ago and were quite pleased with the friendly but professional staff. The location is in the heart of the happening beachfront of Cefalu. Our first visit we had an oceanfront room, this time not so lucky with a "garden" view room. ( view of the neighbors laundry.) We are staying for... More 

Thank Spooz C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Maybe the best location in Cefalu, overlooking the sea. Room good , nice view, spacious, good aircondition. Old town on footstep, beach 10 meters. Stuff kind but not very speechy, langauge ,problem a bit. Breakfast ok but could be richer.

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We stayed here for 4 nights just recently and it was the only hotel in over 4 weeks travelling Italy where the manager was sour and unfriendly. I'm not sure of his name ( Mario?) but he definitely affects the overall experience. A stern note in the room 'forbidding' food in the room summed it up for us. Despite this... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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Additional Information about Hotel Riva del Sole

Address: Via Lungomare G Giardina, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Cefalu
Price Range: £79 - £186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Riva del Sole 3*
Number of rooms: 116
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Also Known As:
Riva Del Sole Cefalu
Riva Del Sole Hotel
Hotel Riva Del Sole Cefalu, Sicily
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#8 On the Beach Hotel in Cefalu
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“2nd floor rooms have the balconies faceing the see, tghere is a lift”
 of 5 bubbles WadiMallorca, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask for front with large balcony...”
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“Our room 52 was maybe the bigger one”
 of 5 bubbles pavled2014, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with view of the sea”
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