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Grand Hotel Ortigia

Viale Mazzini 12, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Jose, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our favorite place on our tour of Sicily. This area is easy to walk around and explore. It is cleaner and seems more tourist friendly. We especially enjoyed this hotel and the nice rooms. The breakfast and dinner in the restaurant was great. I would love to come here again!!

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel overlooks the Ancient Harbour of Ortigia. It is quiet and the decor at first glance understated Then you realise although the public rooms are beautifully in keeping with the 1880 date of the hotel The staircase and bedrooms have been Classic Art Deco madeover in the 30s and remain as they were. The roof terrace restaurant is a... More 

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Zurich
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Clean hotel in a good location with spacious rooms. Pros: - rooms were big - general cleanliness was good (although there were some hairs in the hairdryer draw) - view from the restaurant is very nice - breakfast was ok - service is friendly and good - location is good with parking available (10 EUR per day) which is hard... More 

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We really loved this hotel. Perfect position over looking the harbour in a nice area close to restaurants, bars, shops, etc. The whole island is spectacular and staying in a place like this just added to the memories. Breakfast is superb as is the coffee and you start the day overlooking the bay and listening to the town start up.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

A very dated hotel. Smaller than compact rooms, noisy location, poor inattentive staff, overpriced plain food and no lunch menu. Room service charge is the most expensive I have come across (having stayed in many 5 star hotels around the world) and the order was delivered late and incomplete. Unusually, you can make suggestions as to what you might like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This is a really great Hotel across the bridge in the old part of the city. Hotel facilities and decor is first rate. Comfortable rooms right next to a small marina and within a very short walking distance of all the attractions in Ortigia section of Siracusa in Sicily. You can't go wrong choosing this hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

great plus of the hotel is its position: easily accessible by car down to the very heart of Siracusa (Ortigia) with reserved parking place Rooms have been easily renovated levering the high ceilings to develop two levels settings Impressive the restaurant due to the view on the sea and the super abundant and tasty breakfast There is also a SPA... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I recommend the restaurant and the head server not only has a sense of humour but is brilliant at his job(helpful and thoughtful, The view from the restaurant is really cool as you can see the detail carving on the buildings near the hotel. This is not a stuck up hotel and one that I wish I had stayed at... More 

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Vestal, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We recently stayed at the Grand Hotel. It was a lovely hotel, courteous staff, beautiful lobby/sitting area with computer access, and an amazing breakfast/dining area located on the top floor with outside tables and a bonus was the beautiful view. It was conveniently located easy to walk into the center of town which had a daily farmer's market as well... More 

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West Sussex England
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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Despite its name, this hotel is not at all grand, but instead a pleasant, slightly old-fashioned hotel. Set on one of the first streets you come to as you cross the bridge onto Ortigia, it is a short walk across a square to pass through a stone arched gate in the old city walls into the wonderful old quarter of... More 

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