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Reviewed 28 September 2018

Five minutes walk from Ortygia the old island 'heart' of Syracuse and ten minutes in the other direction from bus and train stations. Very friendly reception, rooms immaculately clean and outstanding spread on offer at breakfast.
Only drawbacks were that 3rd floor rooms have roof-top 'viewing platforms' rather than balconies, access to which is via what looks like a Fire Exit; and although the hotel has a bar and a restaurant, opening hours tend to be rather random.

Date of stay: September 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Thank Mike R
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

This hotel is centrally located and is clean with spacious rooms by European standards. Two blocks from Old Town and middle of shopping district. Public parking one block away and cheap. Room had a few minor running water issues. Has a restaurant and friendly staff but do not recommend. All our dishes were very salty. Too many really good restaurants around. Worth the stay.

Date of stay: September 2018
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Thank domtt62
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

There were many nice aspects to this hotel. Our first impression was the generous size of the room with a small lounge area on entry. The walk-in shower was much appreciated as we admired the smart tiles in the bathroom.

Bath robes, slippers, tissues next to bed were only some of the special touches.

Breakfast was very good with considerable variety including another flavour granita.
In the lounge area, adjacent to reception, one could help oneself to a refreshing lemon granita. I encourage other hotels to copy this!
We were very happy with this hotel.

Date of stay: September 2018
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
1  Thank 713marilynf
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Stayed for a week. Rooms have lots of space but little storage room. Showers on the small side. Breakfast was good, plenty of fresh fruit, despite some other reviews, pastries galore! Compared to other 4* it was on the lower end but it was fine for what we wanted. Beds comfortable, WiFi excellent. All in all a good stay

Date of stay: September 2018
Trip type: Travelled with friends
Thank ebell2017
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

3* is coming from a 5* for Alessandro at the reception and the location and a 2* for all the rest.

Location is perfect, just in the main road 5 mins away from the entrance of Ortigia. If you have a car there’s a big parking just 3 mins walk away.

Check in experience was not that good the guy was not having patience even to explain few things for us, he gave us a map and then manage yourself!
Wi-Fi is very very weak in the room, it keeps disconnecting, I called to inform them but nothing happened.
The room is spacious but sort of empty and outdated, bed and pillows super uncomfortable, hairdryer is very old model, the one with the long tube, they don’t have slippers in the room, they don’t provide coffee or tea facilities in the room, they don’t even provide a complimentary water in the room, they don’t have bathrobe, there are 2 safe box and both of them not working (we had to call the lady to reopen one and then it was not working anymore)
The building is old and outdated with broken dirty carpet around.
Breakfast has a good selection of pastries.
Then the day before leaving we had the luck to meet Alessandro at the reception which completely turned the overall super bad in something a big less bad...he is very professional! While the guy in the morning advised us to give the car to park to some sort of private garage he instead showed us a big public parking closed by, he showed us also the complimentary granita they offer to client, he is very professional, guest oriented! Thank you Alessandro!

Date of stay: September 2018
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Thank patryber
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