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Grand Hotel Minareto

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via del Faro Massolivieri, 26A, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #10 of 66 hotels in Syracuse
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excelent stay in Grand Hotel Minareto for my Dad birthday party, Mrs. Valentina Consiglio and her Staff was very profesional in the group and Party Organization. Rooms very good, AA for Real, good food and Excelent resort Facilities and view of beautiful Ortigia from the sea. I will return for sure.

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minareto2010, Direttore at Grand Hotel Minareto, responded to this review

Dear Guests, first of all, we would like to thank You for choosing Grand Hotel Minareto as the location for Your special occasion: we will remember with great emotion the eyes of the birthday boy once discovered the stunning surprise organized for him. Our job is also to make sure that the wishes of our Guests come true. Therefore, we... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were advised to stay here by friends. When we arrived, immediately we thought we were mistaken. It looked like a caricature of a hotel designed for a TV mafia movie. Everything was tacky, reception was horrible, rooms unbelievably ugly. Food inedible. Stay anywhere else.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have stayed at many hotels and I don't know how this hotel can be 5 star deluxe. It certainly wasn't. The food was absolutely DISGUSTING! The lunches were pre made and you choose from a canteen style like in an airport. The breakfast and dinner was also in-edible. The back of house parts of the hotel were very exposed... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 5 days at the Minareto and were happy with the resort. It is a nice and spacious environment, and the beach, while small, is adequate and fun for snorkelling. We didn't eat at the restaurant as are generally not keen on hotel restaurants and there are good choices in Ortigia and locally. Actually the food for breakfast was... More

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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the worst place / part of our 10 day trip to Sicily. The location is terrible, the food was awful ( and that is impossible it Sicily) and the staff was unfriendly ( also impossible in Sicily). The one redeeming factor is that the view from our room was gorgeous. But we should have heeded other trip advisor... More

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minareto2010, Direttore at Grand Hotel Minareto, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank You for choosing Grand Hotel Minareto and for having decided to leave a comment. We strongly believe in the usefulness of Trip Advisor, not only as a item of information for those who wish to organize their vacations, but also as a tool for a critical analysis in order to identify strengths and criticalities of the Resort.... More

London, United Kingdom
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed in two resort hotels in Sicily this one and the Grand Hotel Baia Taormina (4*) - both are about 15 minutes drive from the town and I guess this is what I like the least about them - as once you are in the resort you could be anywhere on the Med! Anyway this is a very nice... More

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Dear Guest, We would like to thank You for the positive feedback, which gratifies our Resort. We are glad to know You have appreciated the whole Resort, as well as its key-factors, such as the private beach, the rooms, the landscapes. We are displeased to see that You didn't eat at Nesos Restaurant, another key-factor of our Resort, able to... More

Sicily
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice hotel with a good location. The staff was very friendly. 5 minutes to go by car to the center. Bikes rental in the hotel is bad managed. Rooms which are on the side of breakfast restaurant are old. Be careful do not receive them))

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minareto2010, Direttore at Grand Hotel Minareto, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Grand Hotel Minareto and for leaving a comment such like Yours, whose main purpose is to leave a complete evaluation on the structure, carving out, at the same time, the possibility to give some suggestions which do not affect the overall judgment. About the issues You exposed, we are displeased to know You found... More

cheshire, England
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 7 days on a B&B basis at this hotel and had a lovely stay. We hired a car from the airport but it was very difficult to find this hotel. When we eventually arrived, the staff gave us a map showing the directions to the airport which were fairly easy to follow when we were due to return... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We stayed at the Hotel Minareto at the end of May, still just out of season. The hotel is laid out as a set on one story 4-room blocks over a wide area, with a view of Syracuse across the bay. The staff were universally friendly and helpful, and lunches by the pool were a delight.

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Dear Guests, Thank you, Thank You, Thank You! I would like to thank You for the wonderful feedback You left and I am glad to know You appreciated the whole Resort and, above all, the meals at the swimming pool area, whose services we are trying to improve day by day, putting, for example, a daily BBQ point around the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Good size rooms and bathrooms, excellent location, friendly and helpful staff. Fantastic views over the bay towards Siracusa. Food very average and expensive and if there is a private function on you take second place and will be relocated from the dining room to eat by the pool. The 2 bars are by the pool and reception lobby with no... More

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Dear Guest, We would like to thank You for choosing Grand Hotel Minareto and for giving Your contribuition to the improvement of the resort itself. I am pleased to know that the feedback concerning the resort is, altogheter, positive and gratifying, due to the position of the resort, its landscapes, the kindness of the staff, the services offered and the... More

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Address: Via del Faro Massolivieri, 26A, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Syracuse > Syracuse
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Grand Hotel Minareto 5*
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Grand Hotel Minareto Sicily/Syracuse, Italy

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Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#2 Business Hotel in Syracuse #2 On the Beach Hotel in Syracuse #6 Romantic Hotel in Syracuse #8 Luxury Hotel in Syracuse #9 Family Hotel in Syracuse
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The Grand Hotel Minareto was born on a promontory which draws from the poetry of its natural beauty and the power of the charismatic history of the pride stand before the island of Ortigia, a masterpiece of art and history, heritage of UNESCO.has three different private access to the sea that allow our guests to enjoy of softy golden sand, that recalls classical caribbean little islands, or the rocky sea beds of the cliff, ... more   less 
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