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Agriturismo Tenuta San Michele

4.0 of 5 Farmhouse   |   Via Zafferna 13, 95010 Santa Venerina, Sicily, Italy
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Agriturismo Tenuta San Michele
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mexico City, Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I fell in love with the place since the first moment, people are really nice, the room is like a little apartment with its own kitchen. Great for family or couples vacations. Food is really awesome (everything is local). Lovely ocean view. It's tricky to arrive.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We booked these apartments having previously stayed in similar Agriturismo in different areas within Italy. Whilst I would agree with previous reviews regarding the beautiful views, large areas for sun bathing, selection of sun terraces and lovely pool area I agree with previous reviewer who felt the rooms let it down. We were in apartment no. 1 which was very... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

we didnt stay at the hotel, but just dined at the restaurant. it was well worth the trip to Santa Venerina, on the slopes of the southern road to the etna. the small town itself is just 5 minutes from the Giarre exit on the A18 highway, but there`s a lot lot of climbing with your car from the centro,... More

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Kent, UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Our apartment was spacious and although no AC, there was a large ceiling fan which we kept on all night to be cool. The bed was comfortable and large.The pool area was very good and we enjoyed eating breakfast on the terrace overlooking it - croissants, pastries, ham, cheese, eggs, tomatoes, cereals, fresh fruit, yogurt, tea, coffee etc etc! We... More

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Chorley, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Beautiful clean spacious apartments set in a vine yard. Plenty of areas for sunbathing Nice big pool for a cooling swim. Plenty of choice for breakfast, some thing for every one. There not much English spoken in the area, so brush up on your Italian.

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New York City, New York
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10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Located on Sicily's East Coast, on the side of the active volcano, Mt. Etna, is Tenuta San Michele that has belonged to the Barons Scammacca del Murgo for generations. The farm has been actively producing and selling its wines locally for decades, but after an earthquake rendered their home uninhabitable in 2002, what didn't kill the Scammacca's will to maintain... More

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21 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

What a great find....a "real" vineyard with exceptional wines, amazing location with spectacular views on Mt Etna, bundles of true warmth from the owners and well appointed apartments. If you like wines, good food and relaxed atmosphere then I would recommend San Michele 100%. We will be back for sure.

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53 reviews 53 reviews
46 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

A working vineyard on the slopes of Etna; breakfast beside the swimming pool with wonderful views of the Sicilian countryside dropping away to the sea; an authentic Sicilian dining experience in a relaxed atmosphere; a large airy apartment, simply furnished with a fully functioning wet room; all excellent value for money. Our first impression of the apartment was not quite... More

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

We spend a week here and had a great time. Nice and spacious apartment, we could even cook for our little one. Very helpful people. Great breakfast, and if you like you can have a lusciuos, but simple diner. The views are magnificent and the surroundings beautiful.

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

We stayed here several nights in this very enjoyable appartment. We also dined at the on-premise restaurant several times. The place is absolutely marvelous, good accommodation clean, spacious and a beautiful setting and lovely views and seating. Breakfast was served at the main-building and we enjoyed our small morning walk in the sun together with the dogs who unmistakingly accompanied... More

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Also Known As:
Agriturismo Tenuta San Michele Hotel
Agriturismo Tenuta San Michele Hotel Santa Venerina
Agriturismo Tenuta San Michele Santa Venerina, Sicily, Italy
Address: Via Zafferna 13, 95010 Santa Venerina, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Santa Venerina
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Specialty lodging in Santa Venerina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Agriturismo Tenuta San Michele 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The San Michele estate is situated on the eastern slopes of Mt Etna in the area of the village Santa Venerina, at an altitude of about 500 m over sea level and on one of the main roads that leads to the summit craters.The winery and a part of the cellars are situated in an ancient building in the typical Etna style. The new cellar was built in 1999, in an innovative structure on two levels, in perfect harmony with the surrounding countryside.It is a family winery, active since 1860. Nearby other buildings surrounded by the vines are used for tourism. All around is the wonderful panorama that goes from the Taormina promontory to Capo Mulini. Mt Etna dominates this magnificent scene towering up to its summit at 3,300 m. The vineyards are in a single area, distributed on large terraces and cover 26 hectares. ... more   less 

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