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Grand Hotel Faraglioni

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Lungomare Dei Ciclopi ,115, 95026 Aci Castello, Sicily, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I praised this hotel last october but made some sharp remarks on the quality of the breakfast. I was here with clients touring together and they liked all of it - friendly staff, nice spacey rooms, divine view and a town with nice ambience. The breakfast had a very nice choice and offered the good bread so necessary when in... More

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New Holland, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

The view from our window was exceptional, and at night we fell asleep to the sound of water lapping against the beach rocks. Unfortunately to leave your room is to lose the tranquility. Except for one young lady who was kind and helpful, the staff was rude. With an obvious disgusted look, getting up from a back room and coming... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Having had groups in several hotels in the Acireale area during several years my conclusion is that the hotels are not up to expectation. It is either sourly staff, complete lack of organization, lots of equipment broken or noise. FInally I was coming to Faraglioni with more than 40 persons and it was just delightful. The staff in both reception... More

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

We arrived in Sicily at Catania Airport and this was our 1st hotel where we stayed for 2 nights. It is located just few km from Catania city and still away from all the traffic and crowd. Front line at Riviera dei Ciclopi. Great view and easy access to the beach platform in front and different water sports offered. The... More

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Santa Monica, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Amazing view of the world famous Faraglioni. Located on the main strip called Via Lungomare. They also have parking, but very hard to find. I checked in and was escorted to parking under the hotel. Rooms are average, but the lobby and cafe up front are fun for people watching, sunsets, etc..

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Moscow, Russia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
58 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

We stayed at this hotel just for one night. It had some pluses - near the sea, with sound of waves in the night even with closed windows. But the room needed a quick renovation - cupboard was with broken shutter, ceiling was dirty, bath had a broken shower, breakfast was poor. So you had to think about staying at... More

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united kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

It was in a good position, just a 5 minute walk away from a lido with easy access to the beach. The beach along the coast is rocky with no sand, so it was worth paying 8 euros each at the lido for the day for easy access to the sea, loungers, umbrellas etc. We stayed in the hotel at... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

The hotel people were fantastic. When we checked-in, the room smelled of smoke. We immediately went down to the lobby. No problem, new room with no smell and a better room anyway. We didn't have towels for swimming in the ocean, no problem the front desk lent us towels for the entire stay. Always friendly, always helpful. The hotel has... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

Stayed at the Faraglioni with three friends last week. The location of the hotel is perfect. Bang on the seafront at the most panoramic end of this pristine fishing village fifteen minutes drive north of Catania. Just metres away from some of the best seafood restaurants in Sicily. Modern hotel with spectacular seaviews from most of the fifty rooms. Rooms... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

There are prettier places in Sicily than Aci Trezza but the ones I have seen (Cefalù, say or Agrigento) are all a bit spoilt by tourism. The two things that usually spoil it for me are a) souvenir shops, b) restaurants where the native language is all but unheard. So there you are; Aci Trezza, the little sister of Aci... More

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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Faraglioni Province Of Catania, Sicily
Address: Via Lungomare Dei Ciclopi ,115, 95026 Aci Castello, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Aci Castello
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #6 of 7 hotels in Aci Castello
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Faraglioni 4*
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