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Grand Hotel Ortigia

5.0 of 5 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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Elmhurst, Illinois
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287 reviews 287 reviews
142 hotel reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful property, in the perfect location BUT... we stayed in mid November and the weather in Sicily was still warm. The hotel shut the a/c for the season and you were forced to withstand the warm evenings, with only a fan. On our first night, we decided to open the windows, as the warm room kept us... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is typically int he Italian style form the old world, but it is tastefully done with a modern and comfortable feel. We were met immediately by the concierge who whisked our bags away, which is a great start. Everything including service and hospitality was top notch. The breakfast terrace has a fantastic view and also for a drink... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like sun downers on the terrace, excellent dinner while looking over the bay, a superb breakfast, and close proximity to the city's sights, the Grand Hotel has it. We loved our stay. The staff was very polite, responsive and always helpful. The hotel shows its history and does not make an attempt towards a modern design hotel. It... More 

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New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
35 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel with my husband for one night in early November while on vacation in Sicily. Unfortunately this was the only hotel we stayed in that was a huge disappointment. The front desk was not particularly welcoming....just gave us the facts we asked for (and charged us 20 euros for parking!). The room was a 2 story... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Very nice and pleasent hotel. The staff is always nice, rooms are clean. Some of them with lovely view on sea. The restaurant with terrase on top of the hotel has amazing view on sea. Very tasty breakfast.

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Berkeley, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Beautiful hotel with an elevator with glass walls. Some of the people in our tour had rooms on the first floor that were like lofts (some had the bathroom downstairs/bedroom upstairs; others had BR/BA upstairs, sitting room downstairs); we were on the 2nd floor and that was a regular room which I think is better than a loft arrangement. The... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Strategically located, occupying a square block in a quiet area of Ortigia, the Grand Hotel Ortigia get my top rating. The yellow/white facade lets the viewer know of its class and elegance. The interior spaces are well designed, not wasted with unnecessary areas. The central courtyard adds a sense of greatness and light to this beautiful edifice. Our room was... More 

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Ellens Green,Surrey, UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I would recommend this hotel. not too impressed with the junior suite which is a bit dark - suspect better off with standard room. However really nice place to stay. Very nice staff [ can't say we have ever had anything other in Italy] and the breakfast on top floor balcony is stunning.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Well located hotel with some style ,breakfast terrace a great way to start the day.Helpful staff but hotel let down by poor wi fi connection .Useful to have computer in lobby but not a substitute.We had a nice second floor room with a nice side window view toward the harbour -rooms on the small side for a 5 star hotel... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

At first, I was disappointed. Our room was tiny and I had yet to appreciate the charm of Ortigia. However, in the end we were sad to leave both the hotel and the island. The hotel has an old fashioned allure and many splendid features and certainly boasts the best breakfasts I ate in Sicily. It takes at least 20... More 

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Address: Viale Mazzini 12, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Syracuse > Syracuse
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Grand Hotel Ortigia 5*
Number of rooms: 58
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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Syracuse
Grand Hotel Ortigia Sicily/Syracuse, Italy
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in Syracuse
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Syracuse
#17 Luxury Hotel in Syracuse

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