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Viola Palace Hotel

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Via Antonello da Messina 90, 98049 Villafranca Tirrena, Sicily, Italy
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Lahr, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We had a warm and friendly welcome when we arrived. First thing we were shown the car park to remove the car from the road. Reception at check-in was friendly and professional. Issues regarding the hotel are taken seriously and attended immediately. Staff was very helpful in suggestions on what to do in the area. Choice at breakfast was a... More 

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Latvia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We did chose this hotel on the way back from Sicily for last overnight stay before going for ferry. As such - just a place to sleep the hotel was perfect, located between the local highway A20/E90 and smaller SS113. Easy to access from the road. The staff was friendly, sleep quality was O.K. The breakfast was not much neither... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Since it reopened in 2009 after refurbishment I have stayed at the Viola Palace many times, it is my stopover before and after the Aeolian islands and for flights to or from Catania. The food in the l'Agave restaurant is fresh, local and typical Messinese, the staff are friendly and professional and nothing is too much trouble. Perfect for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We have choosed this hotel because of easy acces from the highway, but it turns to be a very nice hotel to stay for a longer time. Very helpfull staff . Clean, large rooms nice beds. We wanted to taste some wines which were obviously not served by the glas. Lady on the bar didn't made any trouble - she... More 

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Bömitz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This Hotel is located near to Messina. Excellent place to visit Sizilia. Train Station 3 km away. From there you can drive with regional Trains very cheap to Messina, Catania and Palermo. If you drive with Train you will see many from the sea and the landscape. The staff in the Hotel was very friendly and helpfull. We enjoyed our... More 

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Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We stayed at the hotel for 7 days at the end of the september 2014. It was excellent, very cleanliness, rich breakfast very, very good with a lot of pastries, and staff was excellent especially a waitress in the restaurant. Thank you. Emilia from Romania

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This hotel is very close to the motorway and is only worth for a stay over night. Recommended for businesstravellers or bustourists staying overnight. breakfast was quite ok. no restaurants nearby spots of interest are far away.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel for 5 days at the end of the summer period and were extremely satisfied by its staff, level of amenity and easy to get to location. Great base for travelling around this part of Sicily.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This hotel is too close to the highway, some rooms are noisy but the staff was excellent especially a waitress in the restaurant. We had a nice dinner with good wine and a rich buffet breakfast with excellent pastries.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

To go to Stromboli in millazo and eolic islands its ok for more than that is not worthy kind staff good breakfast noisy rooms but clean pay attention to city taxes not mentioned in the reservation moment they organize the transfers to milazzo but expensive

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