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Aretusa Vacanze

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Vicolo Zuccala, 1, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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76 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We booked Aretusa Vacanze on short notice so we didn’t have much choice for our room. Our room was on the first floor, street level. We got a lot of noise from the restaurant nearby and people walking by during the evening hours. The room was comfortable and spacious. The staff is very helpful. Breakfast was good and is served... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We just loved this little B&B. The location is excellent! It is so quaint and Antonio and Hector went above and beyond! They met us with our car and helped us with the luggage and parking. They were very helpful with our daily itinerary too. We just loved the quaint little rooftop terrace for breakfast. Maurizio makes and serves breakfast... More 

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Barryville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

My two sons and I stayed here for two nights. It was perfect from start to finish. A jewel box of a hotel down a picturesque narrow alley, five minute walk to the Duomo, two minute walk to the Arethusa Fountain. Our room was spacious and lovely with four solid bars on the wifi. We were on the third floor,... More 

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76 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic breakfast on nice rooftop terrace. Nice room with kitchenette and interesting art by local painter. Outstanding, friendly and helpful staff and owners. Locater near the southern end of Ortigia. Our room was on the ground floor and was a bit noisy due to a popular restaurant next door.

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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

From our arrival until our departure 4 days later, the staff at this wonderful B&B on the beautiful island of Ortigia made my wife and I feel like we were members of the family. Following directions provided in advance, we arrived at nearby Largo Aretusa, where we were greeted warmly by Antonio and Hector, who assisted us with our luggage... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We cannot recommend the welcome, amenity and absolutely central location more - provided you are not after grande luxe but are interested in the atmosphere, monuments and and history of Syracuse. We were originally strongly recommended to stay here by Jeremy Dummett the author and historian whose book Syracuse, City of Legends on the history and monuments is a must... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

ORTYGIA, where Aretusa Vacanze is located, reeks of history going back some 2500 years, yet this B&B is a modern gem. It's family run and throughout our stay we enjoyed a warm welcome and genuinely friendly service that was unstinting. Well located for sightseeing ancient Syracuse and not too far from transport to other parts of Sicily, it perfectly suited... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

From the outset on our arrival and welcome from Antonio on reception we felt totally at home. Our room was spacious and comfortable with efficient air-con.. Sink, kettle, fridge and electric hob discreetly located in the room. Breakfast on the roof-top terrace was a delight with the two brothers and staff making sure we had everything we needed. Ten cups... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

We had a wonderful time at Aretusa. It is a lovingly maintained hotel and the staff treated us the way traditional Italians treat very welcome house guests. More below: Location: right in the old center on Ortigia, steps away from some of the most beautiful parts of Syracuse. You cannot drive up to it, so the owners arranged for us... More 

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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

Everything they do is with a smile and great attention to detail from the moment they picked up our luggage on the square two minutes away. The hotel is perfectly located. Rooms are clean and well air conditioned. The breakfast was perfect on a terrace with great view.

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