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Grand Hotel Villa Politi

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Maria Politi Laudien 2, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #18 of 64 hotels in Syracuse
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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alberta
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

it is a beautiful hotel. my room was nice but the bathroom had a horrible sewage smell. checking out i tried to advise the staff so they could remedy it and the lady didnt care at all or didnt note the fact. she didnt say hello or goodbye and acted as if i was bothering her. breakfast was good but... More

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

I am sorry for your comment. our Grand Hotel VP we smile our pride. Your opinion is very helpful, the secretary of the reception staff and the maids were being tested for the new season. these were immediately taken away from Grand Hotel VP . I and all the staff every day we want to surprise our guests ... we... More

Genoa, Italy
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I had been to Villa Politi 15 years ago; I went back last week for a couple of days. It's still a grand, historic hotel in one of the most fascinating town of Italy. Its fantastic location is within the Latomie dei Cappuccini, a luxuriant park in what used to be, before Roman times, a Greek quarry-prison. Service was excellent,... More

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100 rooms, 2 restaurants, 4 meeting rooms, a large park, a magnificent swimming pool, a large private car park, bathing in the sea, all in the heart of Syracuse and all expertly taken care of by our staff. thanks for choosing us! More

Haddenham, United Kingdom
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134 reviews 134 reviews
25 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We liked this old fashioned hotel with its quality wood finishing, plush carpeting and wonderful view of a forested quarry below. Our room with a small balcony overlooked the front of the hotel and the view of the sea has been sadly blocked by two ugly, but distant 1970's or 80's apartment blocks. Pity, but hardly the fault of the... More

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thank you for choosing us and for the nice words More

Allentown, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Old world hotel that was neither faded nor shabby. Very well maintained for the most part. One big problem was the safety bar in the tub/shower pulled completely out of the wall. A serious accident waiting to happen! However it was fixed very quickly after I reported it. Downside is no free wifi in rooms & the location is not... More

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we will treasure your advice. thanks More

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

This is a historical place and still has the grandezza of 1860, when it was built. Sir Winston Churchill stayed here during WWII and nowadays it is still a good hotel. No prefab rooms, free wifi and close to the Sea and the city and historical sites. Good parking area and just a place to recommend.

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thanks for the time that he has spent and her beautiful words. More

Preston, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

My wife and I stayed at this hotel for a week recently and had a superb time. It was just out of season so there were fewer guests and no problem getting a bed by the pool. The staff are excellent, very helpful and attentive. The hotel itself is like stepping back in time, apparently Churchill stayed there during the... More

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thanks for the time that he has spent and her beautiful words. More

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5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We stayed for three nights and found the hotel very nice. I was expecting shabby chic and faded elegance, but it was well kept and quite nice. The room was large , the bed was comfortable and the service prompt. It also had a generous breakfast and the pool area was clean and tidy. The swimming platform was about 5... More

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thanks for the time that he has spent and her beautiful words. More

Brentwood, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

If you prefer a sanitised Crowne Plaza or Hilton holiday experience, this hotel is not for you. Go somewhere else. If you're not willing to get your head around the whole Italian and Sicilian experience I'd also advise you to choose a different island altogether. The faded historic grandeur of both the hotel and Siciliy is absolutely beguiling. If, however,... More

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thanks for choosing us and for the nice words: us in our work, we put our heart. We are happy when our guests appreciate our rooms, breakfast, swimming pool ... our pampering! More

Aberdeen
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

I just wanted to say thank you to the staff at the hotel who looked after us during our recent stay. They were helpful and friendly and it really made our holiday. We had numerous questions for them and when I realised that I had made an error in the nights that I had booked - they solved my problem... More

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your words will fill your heart with joy. thank you and hope to soon. More

Manchester
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

The hotel is very grand and has a historic feel, which they highlight with references to Churchill etc. The front desk staff were helpful and polite, as were the restaurant and cleaning staff. The room was clean and comfortable, and more importantly, it was nice and quiet - this is partly to do with the other guests of course, who... More

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150 years of history to welcome you with our services ... and does not end here! Thank you for your thoughts. More

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Additional Information about Grand Hotel Villa Politi

Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Syracuse
Grand Hotel Politi
Grand Hotel Villa Politi Sicily/Syracuse, Italy
Address: Via Maria Politi Laudien 2, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Syracuse > Syracuse
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#9 Business Hotel in Syracuse
#13 Luxury Hotel in Syracuse
#24 Romantic Hotel in Syracuse
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Villa Politi 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Grand Hotel Villa Politi is an unique hotel in the world. It is unique because it stands on the suggestive “Latomie” and on the ancient cliff.Art, culture, politics and nobility. A lot of famous people who have stayed at the Grand Hotel Villa Politi: Princes and Kings from all over Europe. Our Piemonte’s Princes, D’Annunzio, Sir Winston Churchill, Pope John Paul II, the President of the Republic, Carlo Azeglio Ciampi. We put the customer and its total satisfaction at the center. ... more   less 
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