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Grand Hotel Ortigia

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Viale Mazzini 12, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #32 of 64 hotels in Syracuse
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

friendly people friendly staff they will cater to you. Great location! Got a suite and it was decorated in old decore; but that's part of the charm! will definitely visit this place again and I will highly recommend it

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Fullerton, California
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7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

The site was selected by a tour group and therefore I cannot comment as to value. Several reviews bemoaned having a car to and associated problems. I didn't have a car, so another "can't comment" is called for. What I did find was clean, nicely located, beautifully restored hotel. My room was small, but that wasn't a problem as I... More

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Durham, NH
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Ortigia is small so almost any location is good, but this one is located so that the Greek Theater etc. are also in walking distance (30-45min). Quiet small hotel. Excellent breakfast. Rooms a bit on the small side, but as a solo traveler I was more than happy.

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London, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 via mobile

Despite mixed reviews we really enjoyed our stay here. The staff were warm and friendly and extremely helpful. The location is perfect and easy to get to by car - parking being an additional bonus - and good value. We didn't eat in the hotel as there are plenty of wonderful restaurants nearby.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

The hotel is very well located in Ortigia which is probably the area to stay in if visiting Syracuse. Right on the waterfront there's lots of action going on with boats and ships moving around - not noisily - fishermen, amblers and general moochers. Good view over the bay actually. Water is clean with fish to watch, and there are... More

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

I agonised over which of the many hotels in Siracusa to book, but couldn't have hoped for better. Lovely, characterful hotel in a perfect location overlooking the sea, helpful staff, nice restaurant, own beach (reached by EUR5 boat trip), easy to reach the main tourist sites - but don't rely on local bus service. We had the best room -... More

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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

I have to agree with other comments about the hotel.Our major problem was the air-conditioning, our room was a split level duplex and stifling.We tried all ways to cool off the bedroom level (mezzanine), we pulled back the drapes, left the aircon running while we were out but the cool air never hit the upper levels, as a consequence we... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

After making a reservation for a sea view room with a terrace (we were told there was only one room of this nature) I emailed them the day before our arrival to see if we might get an early arrival. I received an email back promptly from Veronica saying that our room would have people checking out that day and... More

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

i booked our stay at this hotel despite the warnings posted here since I really wanted a hotel with a great location, car park, and view. I got what I wanted and also what I deserved by not listening to the warnings. It is a lovely old hotel perfectly located at the beginning of Ortigia. The car parking lot is... More

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14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Felt the need to comment as some reviews seemed too critical. Just had 3 lovely days. Car park a great advantage and helpful porter actually parked for us. Lovely swimming at quiet ,private beach with sun beds and towels provided. The boat trip there and back also a good experience.Staff very helpful, breakfast excellent and plenty of toiletries. Only criticism... More

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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Syracuse
Grand Hotel Ortigia Sicily/Syracuse, Italy
Address: Viale Mazzini 12, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Syracuse > Syracuse
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Syracuse
#18 Family Hotel in Syracuse
#18 Luxury Hotel in Syracuse
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Grand Hotel Ortigia 5*
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