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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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lake Wales, Florida
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42 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is fine and is in a good location, but the staff needs help with their customer service. They were not friendly or helpful. They never greeted you and when you asked a question it was like we were bothering them. We had a car and the first thing was we had to park in their lot for a... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is beautiful not only on the inside but also the place that it is situated. I would like to thank all the staff who not only could speak vry good english even though I can spak italian myself but also their friendlyness and willing to help with anything that we needed during our stay. The rooms are spotless... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well equipped room although quite small, nice view of the port. Wifi was excellent which is unusual for Italy. Breakfast served on the roof terrance is very good with excellent harbour view. Staff were very friendly. They have a private beach that you take a boat to for EU 5. They charge for parking, they wanted EU 6 a night... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 3 nights as part of week-long 60th birthday break in Sicily. Very stylish hotel, with excellent service. Front desk charming and helpful. Roof top terrace for breakfast is just fabulous way to start the day. Views over the harbour/boats, sea and hills beyond - combined with very extensive high quality breakfast - makes for excellent start for the... More 

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is in a lovely location in the very small island called ortigia but within walking distance to Syracuse and the lovely Greek buildings there. The hotel staff are very friendly and always happy to help. The reception is a cool marble room which is a help because of the heat of Sicily. Our room was wonderful with a... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The Grand Hotel is on the island of Ortigia, close to the bridges that join it to the mainland. That puts it within walking distance of all the major sights of Siracusa, and it has very pleasant views over the marina. The hotel was built in 1890, and seems to have been remodelled at least twice since then. Our room... More 

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Horsmonden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Hotel is situated right on the sea front with stunning views. Hotel staff are 2nd to none. I had a debilitating accident whilst there and they were fantastic, sorting everything out for me. Gianluco, Veronica and Desiree on reception were stars. Katiuschia and Aicha at breakfast were simply charming, helping me however they could. The evening restaurant is a real... More 

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Novi Ligure, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I stay in Grand Hotel Ortigia during weekend. I can recommend this fantastic hotel to everybody. Beautiful location close to the sea, rooms clean (thanks to cleaning lady Alessandra), staff helpful, for breakfast everything what you want. It's the first time when restaurant in the morning is serving vegetable juice. Great idea.

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Island of Malta, Malta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We have stayed in this hotel on several occasions over the past few years. The staff are very helpful, the rooms are comfortable although it would be better if the air conditioning units were not directly under the windows and blocked by the curtains at night. There are no shutters. The restaurant, however, is an utter disaster. The setting is... More 

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Norristown, PA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The Grand Hotel Ortigia near Siracusa, Sicily is right on the sea. Make sure you get a junior suite with a loft for stunning views of the harbor. The hotel is right in the middle of everything and you can walk to wherever you want to go. Very near restaurants, sights, shops, etc.

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