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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, Sicily
Two bedroomed renovated first floor apartment situated in Ortigia, the centro historica of Siracusa. The apartment overlooks the Ionian Sea and has stunning sea views, especially when the sun rises. The apartment is accessed through double wrought iron gates which lock automatically, or through a single wrought iron gate on the Lungomare side. The inside courtyard has also been renovated with new flooring with integral lighting and switches on the inside for the automatic gates. The apartment is set out on one floor with the front door leading straight into the kitchen/dining area and the lounge and a small corridor on the left, leading to both bedrooms. The terrace overlooks the internal courtyard and is accessible through double patio doors direct from the kitchen or from the front door. Nearby are local shops, designer shops and th... Read more
Listing #HL512014
About the Owner
Janice S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2011
Interaction with guests
I live in the UK and have owned my beautiful home in Ortigia since 2013. I have a very good friend whom I met there in 2014 and she looks after my guests, meets and greets, and gives them general information about the apartment and area. There is also a book in the apartment with all the information they would require. Lynette also looks after my guests as she can be contacted easily to assist if there are any issues or my guests need any help. Lynette's contact numbers are given out on booking my apartment and you can call and speak to her before your arrival.
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Reviewed 26 August 2015

Ortigia is a lovely place and the apartment puts you within easy walking distance of all the attractions, restaurants, cafes, market, shops and the local seaside platform. It's a relatively quiet spot though there is a steady stream of traffic until quite late (after all...More

Thank Harry A
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Great place to stay. Super location, very comfortable with all mod cons. Would definitely stay here again if we came to Syracuse.

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Reviewed 15 September 2014

We stayed August/September, 2014. The apartment is in a brilliant location, it has the best sea views and the sunrise each morning was spectacular. It is only a few minutes walk to Archimedes Square and the Duomo. It is in a safe location (all of...More

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
This is my home from home so please treat it as you would your own home. Our neighbours are local so please respect the quiet afternoon periods. You will be living in authentic...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Queen
    2 Twins
    1 Sofa
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About the neighbourhood
Ortigia is around one square mile, and its often been said a car is a hindrance there. There are tiny narrow alleyways and roads, where you can meander and find little coffee shops or artefacts for sale. There is the amazing daily fish market just around the corner. Do not eat breakfast, you will be tempted by samples of local cheeses, hams and even wine. There is also a market selling clothes, hats and jewellery and as you walk down Corso Matteotti there are designer shops and fine jewellery shops too. There is a fabulous puppet theatre and of course the magnificent Piazza Duomo. The Archeological Park is a good walk away off the island, but worth the visit.
Getting around
As mentioned the easiest way is to walk around Ortigia. There are both Interbus and trains from Siracusa Train Station and the Interbus Station which is adjacent. From either you can travel to Catania, Taormina, Palermo and also some of the popular places i.e. the Outlet Factory Centre (designer clothes) or Piazza Armerina (a Roman Villa with amazing mosaics). Taxis are available by the Tempio di Apollo but we have a taxi contact for our guests. There are also local buses.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Catania Airport: 65.0 km
Railway: Siracusa (walking 1.5km): 2.0 km
There are two direct flights from London (Gatwick) to Catania, British Airways and Easyjet. There are flights from Heathrow via Milan or Rome to Catania and Ryanair flys into Palermo. There are ferries from Genoa and Rome to Palermo and there is always the possibility of driving all the way through Italy and cross over the Messina straight near Taormina. The drive from Palermo takes you straight through the centre of Sicily through magnificent mountains passing Enna and eventually Mount Etna comes into view. The roads are good and it takes approximately 3 hours to drive from Palermo dependant upon traffic in the city centre. There is also Interbus from Palermo Centrale to Siracusa train station.
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