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Gran Bretagna Hotel

Via Savoia 21, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Gran Bretagna Hotel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

My wife and I appreciated the small personal touches at the hotel-great restaurant and activity recommendations by the staff, and the fact that there is always someone at the desk-they wait until all guests are back for the evening before locking the front door. However, you can stay out late as the desk is staffed 24/7. At breakfast (included in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights found reception very friendly and helpful. The room we were given was special that it had a fresco Ceiling and a good size bathroom From memory room no was 107. Breakfast in a delightful room and good choice of food. We used the lounge whilst we waited for our transport.You must visit the Cathedral it's kind... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I have stayed three times in this hotel. Some twenty years or so it even had a good restaurant at street level. I'm used to visit Syracuse by yacht,but in the winter visit on errands. This hotel is a perfect getaway,with helpful reception and a few hundred metres from some of the best restaurants one can dream of! I'll be... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

completely satisfied with our room, the location and helpfulness of the staff was outstanding. i lost my GPS & realized the loss late saturday afternoon. Mariolina the receptionist went out of her way to locate a store, call a taxi & give direction to the driver; all with a positive & cheerful manner. she was extremely helpful with dinner reservations... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The hotel is nicely located just one block away from the sea/harbor, although not easy to find. All staffs were very kind and worked promptly in responding to my requests. Buffet breakfast was very good in a cozy bright room. For money-saver, I recommend to go to a grocery store just across the street, one minute walk from the hotel.... More 

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Beaminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

My wife and I stayed in the Gran Bretagna for five nights in May. What marks this hotel out as very special is the friendliness and helpfulness of all the staff from those at reception to the waiter who served us our (excellent) breakfast. The bedrooms are spacious and unusual, with ours having a wonderful fresco on the ceiling. The... More 

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Linkoping, Sweden
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

This hotel is situated on Ortigia; the very heart of Siracusa. It is very close to many restaurants and the hotel is really nice; clean, fresh and good service from the friendly personnel. In addition, the hotel had two private parking lots just outside the hotel. I can really recommend this hotel!

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

This is the perfect location and the hotel staff were friendly and very helpful. Nice rooms and a great breakfast. We were there on our anniversary and it was just the right, can;t wait to get back there.

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Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

I've just spent ten days working in Syracuse and I feel really lucky to have come across this hotel. Apart from the brilliant location, it's one of the friendliest and most welcoming places I've ever stayed in. The staff were wonderful and did their best to make it feel like 'home from home'. I've stayed in more luxurious hotels but... More 

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Syracuse, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

I have read the reviews by other satisfied guests whose experiences were happier than mine. We stayed 5 nights recently in the hotel. Being elderly we were surprised to find that the Reception for the hotel was up a flight of stairs on a mezzonine floor. No help was offered to help carry our luggage to the first floor. When... More 

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Marco C, Proprietario at Gran Bretagna Hotel, responded to this review

The client asked for a suite and at their departure wanted a discount; they stayed 5 nights and if they had some problem why only at the payment and not before? The only reason of this notice is due to their cheese-paring. More 

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