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La Petrara Resort

Contrada Petrara Sn, 96012 Avola, Sicily, Italy
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Valletta, Malta
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The good : - Clean rooms - Family oriented. - Peaceful and quiet area - convenient parking. - potentially beautiful resort - good value for money - Room cleaned every morning (except for last 2 days see below) - Fresh towels every morning (except for last 2 days see below) The bad : - Slightly neglected and shabby looking -... More 

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Chalon-sur-Saone, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Nice little oasis to end touring days of the Baroque towns of SE Sicily. Adequate facilities with a nice pool. Welcoming, friendly and pleasant hosts. Central wifi but not in the rooms. Then again, if you stay here no constant wifi is a bonus.

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st julians
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18 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Chose this place for a short 2 night break during a cycling holiday. Found the place easily as it is very well sign posted even though it is in a quiet rural area of Avola. It was a good base to explore the surroundings including Cava Grande. Since we were there in low season no breakfast or meals were offered,... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We arrived at La Petrara "Resort" which we were able to find very easily, as directions on the roadway are clearly marked, however, at reception, sort of a "room" cluttered with a child's swing, ironing board, toys as well as a Great Dane who slobbers all over my husband's clothes, we met the hosts. Their reception desk is a plastic... More 

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ghenia, Proprietario at La Petrara Resort, responded to this review
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Ma veramente si arriva a questo punto???? Mia moglie fa l^accoglienza quando arrivano questi signori ed io sono in veranda... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We stayed for 10 nights at the end of July. We loved it! Pure relaxation in the lemon groves. Room had plenty of space, good air conditioning and a great shower - what more could you want? We went out most days, plenty to see and do in the area, we found a beautiful beach about 30 minutes away. The... More 

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Birkirkara, Malta
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

The Petrara Resort is a charming agriturismo resort in Avola. During our stay there, there were no wandering farm animals except for a couple of cats. The pool is really big and kept clean and kids have plenty of room to wander about and play. We had a quadruple room which was quite spacious and very clean with quite comfortable... More 

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Schiedam, The Netherlands
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

We traveled the end of may through Sicily and because of the low season we just passed by without a reservation and became a fair offer for three nights in a 3 persons bungalow and a remote control for the gates. Furnishing, decoration, colors of our room were both tasteful and rural. The quality of the matrasses could be beter,... More 

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Grazie di cuore per la recensione positiva e mi dispiace veramente tanto che Lei non abbia apprezzato il nostro nero... More 

Vaihingen an der Enz, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

We stayed 4 nights at the Petrara Resort and I can just say it is an Oasis. You have everything you need as the rooms are great, a pool and an area which is surrounded by Orange trees...just wonderful. The breakfast was a local italian breakfast and was always enough for us as this is what we have been looking... More 

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Gloucestershire UK
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

La Petrara has many virtues, quiet, rural, nice donkey, unique rooms, small dedicated dining. It also has disadvantages, limited facilities, donkey wandering around with flies, restricted and a little expensive dining, basic rooms and furnishing. The accommodation appears to be converted from other agricultural buildings and I suspect no two rooms are the same. If you go looking for the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

This is a lovely resort, with a small amount of accommodation. Restored outbuildings provided cool, tastefully restored rooms. Very clean and quiet. The Pool was beautiful with a docile little donkey roaming the grounds. The gardens were beautifully kept. The host and hostess had a new baby but were very accommodating and happy to help. Breakfast provided for wide variety... More 

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