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Hotel Touring

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Nicola Scotto 17, 98123 Messina, Sicily, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

First off - the price we paid was 60 Euro for 2 people. Points of Hotel: Positive: room was spacious and had a mini-fridge. Free Wi-fi Free car parking Negative: No elevator Uncomfortable beds, sagging mattress springs 10-15 cm Ashtrays found throughout room, hallways etc. (Hotel not recommended for non-smokers) Entire hotel stinks of smoke and old still air smell.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

I have been to this hotel on more than one occasion and have always found it cheap, cheerful and convenient. You get what you pay for, so don't expect too many stars, the furnishings are old and the heater in my room was not doing so well with the beautiful high ceilings, but the people are mostly nice, the breakfast... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

Everything, ok it was cheap, but how they had 3 stars above the door is beyond me. The guy on the desk was an Italian Basil Fawlty. The first room given had a smell so bad, I thought something had died in there. We were given a remote for air con and the tv but both failed to work. The... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

Hotel Touring is very conveniently located close to Messina Centrale and is good value for money. The room was quite old and dated but it was exactly as I'd expected from the photos. Bathroom was quite new and very clean. Plumbing a bit noisy (pipes). Ancient grey towels. Owner and other man on at night and in the morning pleasant... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2008

Budget hotel ideal for backpackers or whoever is looking for simple accomodation. Old-fashioned hotel in a liberty style building close to the railway station, the bus station and the port. Rooms are spacious and clean, but the noise coming from the streets goes on all night. Messina is a beautiful modern city with a long history, unfortunately little known and... More

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Address: Via Nicola Scotto 17, 98123 Messina, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Messina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Touring 3*
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Hotel Touring, located in the center of Messina, in an ideal location for walking to the city's most fascinating places, is a little three-star hotel which offers, in addition to the tourists on vacation even for business customers who came to Messina, offering excellent value for money; the hotel is located in the center, very close to the central railway station.The structure was fully refurbished in the end of 2010, while maintaining the Art Nouveau style that characterizes it; are available for customers with a reading room, TV room, bar and a total of 15 cozy and comfortable rooms.The wide and bright rooms come with all facilities, such as private bathroom (with hairdryer), tv, air conditioning (or heating), safe, fridge, interphone, internet WiFi and breakfast included, consumable in the hotel bar (on request can be served in your room); there are more external services (excluded from the cost of the room) as the possibility to contact a travel agency, a car rental agency, call a taxi via the reception, laundry service, contact a garage in the immediate proximity of the hotel.Near the railway station there are also all public transports such as buses, coaches and trams, through which you can easily navigate the city.You can easily reach the main location of interest like piazza Duomo, piazza Unione Europea, piazza Unità d’Italia, the Sacrario of Cristo Re, the Church of Montalto, the Fair of Messina, the port, the University, the Court, either on foot or by public transport; you can reach the nearest beaches by tram, in about 20 minutes (Riviera area).Nearby the hotel there are many eateries such as restaurants, taverns, patisseries; some of them are our business partners, so our customers can benefit from a discount; some of them make home delivery service at the hotel.We accept small pets; we offer excellent value for money.L'Hotel Touring, ubicato nel centro di Messina, in posizione ideale per raggiungere a piedi i luoghi più affascinanti della città, è un piccolo albergo a tre stelle che si propone, oltre alla clientela turistica, anche ai numerosi clienti che per affari si recano a Messina, offrendo un ottimo rapporto qualità-prezzo; si trova in pieno centro, vicino la stazione centrale ferroviaria.La struttura è stata totalmente restaurata alla fine del 2010, mantenendo inalterati gli elementi in stile Liberty che la caratterizzano; sono a disposizione dei clienti una sala lettura, una sala tv, un bar ed un totale di 15 camere accoglienti e confortevoli.Le ampie e luminose camere sono dotate di tutti i servizi come bagno privato con asciugacapelli, tv, aria condizionata (o riscaldamento), cassetta di sicurezza, frigo, citofono, internet WiFi e prima colazione inclusa nel prezzo, consumabile nel bar dell'hotel (a richiesta può essere servita in camera); tra gli ulteriori servizi offerti (esclusi dal prezzo della camera) vi è la possibilità di contattare un' agenzia viaggi, un'agenzia di noleggio auto, chiamare un taxi tramite la reception, servizio lavanderia, o contattare un garage sito nelle immediate vicinanze dell'hotel.Vicino la stazione ferroviaria vi sono inoltre tutti i mezzi pubblici come autobus, pullman e tram, grazie ai quali è possibile spostarsi agevolmente in città.E' possibile raggiungere facilmente i principali luoghi di interesse come piazza Duomo, piazza Unione Europea, piazza Unità d'Italia, il Sacrario Cristo Re, la Chiesa di Montalto, la Fiera, il porto, l'Università, il Tribunale, sia a piedi che con i mezzi; è possibile raggiungere le spiagge più vicine con il tram, in 20 minuti circa (zona litoranea). Nei dintorni dell'hotel vi sono molti luoghi di ristoro, come ristoranti, trattorie, pasticcerie; alcune di queste attività sono nostri partners commerciali, dove i nostri clienti possono beneficiare di uno sconto.Alcune di esse effettuano servizio a domicilio presso l’albergo.Accettiamo piccoli animali domestici; offriamo un ottimo rapporto qualità-prezzo. ... more   less 
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