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Royal Maniace Hotel

4.0 of 5 Lungomare di Ortigia 13, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff was very helpful and the location is overlooking the sea. Wifi in lobby was good but in the rooms was on and off in terms of strength. Located within walking distance of many resturaunts and sites (but that is true of most of this part of Siracusa.

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Overall this is a nice hotel in a quiet location right on the seafront. Ortygia is very small so easy to get around to bars, restaurant s and sightseeing locations on foot. Everywhere is clean and comfortable. Breakfast was fine, if a little over reliant on ricotta and chocolate - and there was really no excuse for not having freshly... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The location is astounding and if you pay for a room with a sea view you're in for a lovely vista. The hotel itself is very old and in need of some repair. The staff (mostly) needs some customer service training. When we arrived we were literally tossed a key. No explanation of how the hotel works. No offer to... More 

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Miami, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

what a beautiful hotel, get a room with a view facing the Mediterranean ! clean,comfortable. front desk very amicable and helpful!!! island is very low on parking spaces , but hotel will help to accommodate. nice European breakfast was included in our rate. a good way to start walking tour of the island of ortigia..

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Ontario-Canada
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193 reviews 193 reviews
56 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The hotel is nicely situated looking out over the water. It is an easy walk to restaurants and to the main square of the town and to shopping.To visit the ruins its a bit far so one should take a taxi. Rooms are of adequate size and are clean and fairly comfortable. Bathroom lighting is too dark and there is... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

With our own balcony and an incredible sea view, there is little more that one can ask for - this hotel is a pleasure to visit (my 4th time) with friendly staff, clean, comfortable rooms (minimalist appeal) and a great location. However, with the view comes a certain amount of wind and so if there is wind on the island,... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I was lucky enough to spend 5 nights in this tiny gem of a hotel, 10 rooms I think, managed by the friendliest staff you could ever imagine...who helped me daily with an Alitalia lost luggage problem, using the Manager's personal computer and his telephone. The hotel's location is ideal with a glorious sea view in Siracusa Ortigia. The property... More 

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Northumberland, UK
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

A lovely small hotel with perfect rooms overlooking the sea, & mine had a small balcony to perch on - ideal for watching the world go by. The breakfasts were plentiful - from fresh fruit salads to omelette & bacon, plus good bread & pastries - all served with a smile & a chat. My room was plenty big enough... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Located right on the water. We did not have a water view room but the hotel was beautiful, chic and modern. Has a lift. Free street parking. We did not drive the two days we were there. Lots of walking. many restaurants, cafes, gelato places. Breakfast included was excellent. Omelet and bacon. Rolls, Sicilian pastries, yoghurt, fresh fruit. Great coffees.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I spent in this hotel 6 wonderful days. Is well located between the Museum of art Bellomo and the Castle Maniace. Is also near Via Roma that bring you easy to the main square Piazza Duomo or to Piazza Archimede or to the open market. The staff is very kind, helpful giving direction and also for special needs as "gluten... More 

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Address: Lungomare di Ortigia 13, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Syracuse > Syracuse
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Maniace Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Royal Maniace Hotel Sicily/Syracuse, Italy
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Syracuse
#8 Family Hotel in Syracuse
#8 Business Hotel in Syracuse
#10 Romantic Hotel in Syracuse
#11 Luxury Hotel in Syracuse

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