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Antico Hotel Roma 1880
Ranked #4 of 73 Hotels in Syracuse
Certificate of Excellence
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
27 hotel reviews
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“Great staff, great hotel, great location.”
Reviewed 31 October 2013

We have stayed here 8 times and have never been disappointed. Staff are very helpful and efficient. We had a problem with our battery powered wheelchair engine. The battery charger had stopped working. The staff did their utmost to fix the problem. When that failed they found a charger which we could use, enabling us to keep using the engine for the final three days of our holiday.thank you Francesco and Luca and reception for all your help. Room 106 was large, comfortable and disabled friendly. We would definitely go back to Hotel Roma. Blair Thomson Glasgow.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 October 2013

I loved this hotel, the room was delightful - super decor and divinely comfortable bed, together with balcony overlooking a sweet lane brimming with character. The staff were very attentive and friendly. Highly recommended hotel in a convenient location.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 16 October 2013

I have stayed here 3 times now and it's because of it's perfect location. The staff are fabulous too. However, glasses of wine there are too expensive (great bar across the way) and the breakfast is useless - just needs some thought put into it. The markets are full of fabulous tomatoes so why not a bowl of some fresh tomatoes to match the great olive oil they place beside the scrambled eggs?

Room Tip: The square can be really noisy at weekends so request a courtyard room
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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London, England
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349 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Ortigia is the prettiest part of Siracusa, and the Hotel Roma is located at its centre, with the impressive cathedral round the corner and many lovely little restaurants within reach. The first evening we dined outside on great Sicilian food, though breakfasts were amongst the least varied and interesting in our tour of Sicily. We had two rooms, unexpectedly, so we slept in one of them and used the other as a changing room and somewhere to store the luggage. The bed, as I had come to expect was firm to the point of hardness but clean with good linen. My main gripe was the shower. The glass doors didn't fit properly and there must have been a broken seal as leaks occurred every time we showered. The service was great. We arrived by coach and the hotel organised out bags to be brought up separately and taxis were waiting to take us the short drive. Pleasant and efficient.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 October 2013

My stay here was completely uneventful, which is exactly what I wanted. The staff is excellent, the rooms were clean, the beds comfortable. As in all of Italy breakfast is not all that important so many guests might be disappointed, however eating and sipping your espresso on the piazza as Ortigia wakes up is a wonderful way to start your day.

I liked the location very much. Remember that parking and driving can be tricky on Ortigia.

I thought that Hotel Roma was by far the best hotel value in Italy.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled solo
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Terrific location. Very good size light, airy bedroom and efficient, modern, very clean bathroom. Both better than expected for a city centre hotel. Very helpful staff, especially the porter who rescued our car which we abandoned when we got lost in the one way system ! The hotel parking was a great bonus. An excellent value hotel compared with the other central hotels we considered. A really good "find". The breakfast room is dreary but you can sit outside in the square, which is delightful.

Room Tip: Ask for a room with a balcony overlooking the piazza.
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 16 September 2013

We were very surprised about the quality of this hotel , the staff were extremely helpful. The location was fantastic. Our rooms where spacious and well serviced. Surrounded by some great restaurants and very friendly bars. This hotel really helped us enjoy Siracusa and I would highly recommend it.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Property: Antico Hotel Roma 1880
Address: Via Roma 66 | Island of Ortigia, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Syracuse > Syracuse
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Syracuse
#5 Business Hotel in Syracuse
#12 Family Hotel in Syracuse
#17 Romantic Hotel in Syracuse
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Antico Hotel Roma 1880 4*
Number of rooms: 45
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Roma Hotel Syracuse
Antico Hotel Roma 1880 Sicily/Syracuse, Italy

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