We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Hotel Palazzo Failla

Show Prices
#3 of 17 Hotels in Modica
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Hotel Palazzo Failla
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

461 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 196: English reviews
Start your review of Hotel Palazzo Failla
 Click to rate
Neenah, Wisconsin
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

A gem of a place in the heart of Modica with high ceilinged rooms, still in use baroque furnishings and a quiet elegance and charm that captured our hearts. We only regret that we had but one night in this lovely old place. Our Italian language skills are rudimentary , so it did help that Laura, one of the staff,...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Mary S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic pictures of this hotel in the nice baroque town of Modica.....but very disappointed by the room, absolutely terrible lightning, the bathroom extremely small, terrible lighting above the little sink, impossible to make up in the bathroom, stagnating water in the sink there every time we used it. Window drapes grey though obviously they were initially white. Not extremely clean...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Angela G
A TripAdvisor Member
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enchanting place to stay. Full of character, history and atmosphere. If you want a taste of the grand old life, it's a must. The staff couldn't be more helpful and the hotel's restaurant serves some of the best food I've eaten anywhere in the world. A real treat.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed there recently for two nights. Good (if somewhat dark) single room. Nice attentive staff and good tv - sky news for English speakers was very welcome. Excellent breakfast spread. The dining room was closed both evenings but there is an excellent (associated) restaurant 100 m away.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank wardie2017
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We were just one night in this beautiful hotel. It's a real old palazzo in the southern Sicilia. Old antic furniture, a lot of small palazzo details. Very good service! Incredible low prices for this level.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Леонид Ч
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Renovated and converted family palazzo becomes a genteel hotel with modern conveniences and historic charm. It is lovely. The breakfast is high quality and with many options. Breakfast is a beautiful presentation in a light filled room. The furnishings in the rooms and public areas are quality pieces that match the era of the hotel. Staff is tuned in to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Sue G
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 December 2016

This hotel is set in a former nobleman's mansion in the upper section of the Baroque city of Modica. As one would expect, the property itself is exquisite, without being over-the-top. The best way to describe its ambience is that of "dignified yet faded grandeur", in our humble opinion. Our room on the 5th floor, which we were upgraded to,...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank JBCC1979
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2016

The staff were the most helpful and accommodating I've experienced in a long long time. The room was spacious and very comfortable. Their attached restaurant was very good and very popular with locals. The local area is friendly and pleasant to sit out of an evening (even in November).

 Report
Helpful?
Thank mbbr32005
London
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We stayed here for one night but wished we could have stayed longer. It is a lovely building in the upper part of the town of Modica. The roads are narrow and parking places seemed non-existant but the hotel staff took our car away and parked it in their garage for us. The reception staff were helpful and extremely knowledgeable...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank GreyPoundLondon
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

The facilities aren't the best but if you are in for a more classic palace style hotel, this is a remarkable experience. The rooms in the main building are with high ceilings and well decorated in the style of the town.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Alexander M

663 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (157)
Viewed
Room/Suite (36)
Viewed
Dining (8)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (31)
Viewed
Bathroom (17)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Other (64)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (437)
Viewed
Deluxe Green Junior Suite (70)
Viewed
Double Deluxe Red Room (62)
Viewed
Double Executive Deluxe Room (56)
Viewed
Double Executive Superior Room (52)
Viewed
Dining (89)
Viewed
The Hotel (108)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (69)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (35)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Room/Suite (24)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Other (4)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Modica
3.8 mi away
Pietre Nere Resort
Pietre Nere Resort
#1 of 17 in Modica
447 reviews
2.5 mi away
Modica Palace Hotel
Modica Palace Hotel
#4 of 17 in Modica
597 reviews
4.3 mi away
San Giorgio Palace Hotel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
6.1 mi away
Artemisia Resort
Artemisia Resort
#1 of 38 in Ragusa
587 reviews
4.6 mi away
Relais Antica Badia
Relais Antica Badia
#4 of 38 in Ragusa
528 reviews
6.9 mi away
Balarte Hotel
Balarte Hotel
#6 of 17 in Modica
215 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
  • Banquet Room
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Palazzo Failla Hotel is a four star hotel, located in a beautiful XVIII century building, not an unusual example in Modica indeed, which has been perfectly restored thanks to local skilled craftsmen. The Faillas, showing the typical hospitality of their land, decided to open their house to their guests. The moment you enter, you can feel a fascinating atmosphere given by the light scent of the ancient stone walls and the pitch stone floor, typical of this area. The exclusive furniture and refined decorations will give the final touch to an unforgettable stay. Palazzo Failla Hotel is located in Modica Alta, in Via Blandini, near two of the most beautiful architectural examples in Modica, such as St. George's Cathedral and the Earls' Castle. It's an ideal starting point to visit both Modica and the whole area ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Palazzo Failla

Address: Via Blandini 5, 97015, Modica, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Ragusa > Modica
Price Range: £71 - £305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Palazzo Failla 4*
Number of rooms: 10
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Booking.com, Expedia, HostelWorld, Priceline, Travelocity, Orbitz, Hotwire, TripOnline SA, getaroom.com and HotelQuickly so you can book your Hotel Palazzo Failla reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Palazzo Failla Hotel
Hotel Palazzo Failla Modica, Sicily
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Modica
#4 Romantic Hotel in Modica
#5 Family Hotel in Modica
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Hotel Palazzo Failla staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Hotel Palazzo Failla staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Stay in the original palazzo section”
702SueG702, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“the deluxe green junior suite offers two balconies,next to a school in a good location.”
Lbs8501, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose the rooms in the principal palace, not in the dependence where the rooms are ok but the palace atmosphere is another thing!”
mac59-e, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms above La Locanda del Colonello are located a little further off the somewhat busy road. Can be a benefit, for sure!”
Aludic, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The annex was quiet even with the restaurant downstairs, but I can't comment on the other rooms.”
neuronell, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
5 of 5