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Hotel Santa Tecla Palace

Via Balestrate 100, 95024 Santa Tecla, Acireale, 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice place with a beautiful pool. Sea bathing is also good. The place you shouldn't stay at without a car. You can't rent an automate car, so take it into consideration if you don't want to travel by taxi. Taxi is expensive. You pay per number of passengers. A round trip to Catania and backwards cost 150 euro for... More 

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Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is approximately 40 yrs old but has undergone many improvements / upgrades over recent years It has some 200 rooms 50% in the rear face towards the mountain the other 50% facing the sea The building has five floors the top one I believe consists mainly of suites and other rooms for wedding receptions? External walls are of contrasting... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hotel looks very nice from the outside, it's in a lovely location and has a great view. Free parking on site too. The staff is polite and friendly, especially in the hotel restaurant. I stayed there 3 times during the year on business trips and unfortunately every time there was something in my room which didn't work - light... More 

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Eilat, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

we had a nice stay at the hotel. rooms where ok, but if you get the rooms with the sea view it might be great. showers were very small and TV was so old that my phone screen could compete it.. not much of faciliteis in the hotel in general- no gym or spa. nothing except the "must have" in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

It's like being in a 5-star hotel with 3-star aspirations. The structure is elegant, with airy public rooms and spacious, spotlessly clean comfortable bedrooms all with deep balconies to keep the mediterranean sun from beating in. Staff are friendly and accommodating. Maintenance problems were dealt with quickly and efficiently when any of our group reported a small problem. BUT. First... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We spent a five days vacation at this beautiful hotel. But we arrived at noon, we wanted to eat something, but the hotel doesn't have room service, so there was nothing to eat, the area where the hotel is located, was also sleeping. So no open restaurants. It is better to book an hotel in Catania or Taormina It's a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The hotel was beautiful, staff really kind and helpfull, seawater pool perfect, but the hotel had bad and expensive food. Poor breakfast too. Thanks to god in the area out of the hotel were lots of lovely restaurants with fresh fish etc.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The hotel is located far from everything and you'll need a car to get around. It is a very nice clean and modern place. The salt water pool is very nice and you have direct access to the sea (rocky with stairs). Rooms are very comfortable and clean, so are the facilities. The staff is very nice and helpfull. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

It is not very often I put a review here on Trip Advisor, as a photographer I normally let my images do the talking but every now and then we all have to go just that one little step further in the ohpe others may read and get a better "picture" of a place than just images. We came here... More 

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GMSTP, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Santa Tecla Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel in TripAdvisor and we thank you for all your comments which have been taken under serious consideration. We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you again soon in our Hotel. Thank you again The Santa Tecla Palace Team More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Santa Tecla Palace Hotel is a very unique property. Totally different from all other properties in the area since it stands by the sea and is surrounded by a beautiful estate that offers the sense of absolute peace and privacy. Nothing similar to other hotels in the area. Even-though the hotel is build by the sea I have to mention... More 

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Dear Guest, We thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel in TripAdvisor and we thank you for all your comments. We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you again soon in our Hotel. Thank you again The Santa Tecla Palace Team More 

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