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Royal Maniace Hotel

#16 of 67 Hotels in Syracuse
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Lungomare di Ortigia 13, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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  • Location
    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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Phila, Pa
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162 reviews 162 reviews
36 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

stayed here in March. A little chilly. Can't blame the hotel. Curious about prior complaints. Here is what I found: the toilets are not loud, they are ideal. The breakfast was excellent- best in Italy so far. Newly renovated- looks perfect and beautiful. Front desk staff: professional, helpful, pleasant. Was smart enough not to attempt to drive to hotel. Leave... More 

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Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is located in Ortygia, a charming area with many bars and restaurants. Our room was huge with a view on the sea. It was very clean, it has wifi in the room. The staff was very nice and helpful. Good breakfast !

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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good location in Ortiga, right on the water front. Within easy walking distance of all bars restaurants etc. Hotel was very clean and being redecorated.. Friendly staff. Breakfast was okay, ran out of food quickly but a good selection of cakes. Room was on the small side, but with a delightful balcony with sea view.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was really very happy staying at this small nice hotel on the waterfront. Very quiet, close to all the places which should be visited. I also enjoyed eating at the nearby restaurants. The breakfast was also very good. The rooms and the bathroom are very nicely decorated and big, a balcony with a very beautiful view, and a nice... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

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
8 helpful votes 8 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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201 reviews 201 reviews
56 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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