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All reviews overlooking the sea via roma piazza duomo excellent location four nights our room was spacious fresh fruit beautiful hotel balcony island ortigia seafront espresso
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Spent a wonderful day on Ortigia and this hotel is in an amazing spot. Adjacent rooms does not usually mean 30 metres apart. Rooms were not quite as good as they should be, layout, size, furniture. No restaurant and breakfast average and could not finish what you were eating before an over-keen member of staff took your plate away.

Date of stay: July 2018
Trip type: Travelled with family
Thank Nic_cunliffe
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

really enjoyed this hotel, the location was beautiful and quiet. staff and owner was extremely nice and helpful. simple but delicious breakfast every morning with fresh american or espresso coffees and even cappuccino if you want. clean rooms, a little older but roomy and nice. several in the front have balcony with views over the ocean.

Date of stay: June 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Thank noforkli9
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

The place of the hotel is very good. Near good restaurants and duomo. The rooms are big. Our room had a bad smell. When we told it, they showed us two another room. The hotel is near sea. The hotel looks like three star

Date of stay: June 2018
Trip type: Travelled with family
Thank esesis
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

This is an example of where TripAdvisor needs to adjust its criteria. It would be unfair to grade this hotel as 'average' but neither does it probably deserve a 'very good' rating.

This hotel claims to be four-star but does not offer evening meals and doesn't have a bar. How can it possibly be four-star?

That said, the rooms are comfortable and reasonably well-equipped. But there were oddities. I spent 6 nights here. It was only on the fifth day that the minibar was stocked; it had been empty until then. The breakfast offerings were good but somewhat limited. Like other reviewers, I noticed an odd smell in the shower room. I was not impressed by the toiletries.

The safe didn't seem to work - or maybe the instructions were not accurate.

The hotel looks out over a delightful small bay on the edge of the town.

The staff were friendly, welcoming and helpful.

My stay here was perfectly satisfying and I do not wish to seem negative. But the facilities are, essentially, somewhat basic and one would be misled if one expected true 4-star.

Date of stay: June 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled solo
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Thank aberdeenangler
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

We stayed at the Royal Maniace Hotel in February 2018. The weather at the time was around 12 degrees C and we found the Royal Maniace to be very comfortable and warm at this time of the year. The hotel is in a great location right next to the sea with lots of excellent restaurants within walking distance and reasonably priced bars where you can watch the sun set. There's a great little, inexpensive electric bus which runs all around Ortigia and Syracusa with a bus stop more or less outside the hotel.
Plenty of variety at breakfast time with very attentive and helpful staff. Could definitely recommend to others and would go back and stay again.

Date of stay: February 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Thank Wendi51
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