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Aretusa Vacanze

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Vicolo Zuccala, 1, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #6 of 184 Syracuse B&B and Inns
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved staying at Aretusa Vacanze. It is individual, quirky, friendly, good value, brilliantly located, if these are the descriptions you like then it is for you. Air conditioned rooms, kitchen facilities, loverly breakfasts. Should I return to Ortigia, this is where I would stay. Two rooms for four nights including some bar drinks and snacks and car parking £523.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely room/appt at the Aretusa - although we did not use any of the cooking facilities. This hotel is in an excellent location close to the sea but very close to the Duomo area of Siracusa. Antonio and his family were very welcoming and helpful ; looking up and printing off timetables for us, giving general advice... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely B&B in Ortigia's heart: perfect location to visit Siracusa's old town. The atmosphere is cozy and familiar, made special by its only nine rooms, well furnished and comfortable. However Antonio and Ettore really make the difference here, thanks to their kindness, availability and tasty homemade orange juice.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great stay here for a couple of nights. Staff could not have been more helpful (Ettore and Antonio in particular if I am not misremembering their names!), family run with a great tiny but perfect terrace where you eat breakfast (extremely good one too) and have wonderful views. Incredibly well-located. Staff can help with parking the car nearby... More 

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Virum, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

On the island of Ortigia, the heart of Siracusa, lies an almost magic place, Aretusa Vacanze B&B ... Very tastefully decorated, and with a gentle and serviceminded staff. Eating breakfast on the roof is magnificent - home-made dishes and a view that just adds to the mmmmminess. Go there! Feel the magic. Enjoy the city!

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Kaarina, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

A sixteen day family trip included accommodation in two places on the nort coast of Sicily. The last target was Siracusa. Before driving to Siracusa I went through all the e-mail correspondence that my wife had had with Aretusa Vacanzes. Amazing clarity and complete answers. "Exceptional professionalism" I thought. But it just got better. The room was nice, the reliable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Ortigia is expensive, and so this well priced and well located hotel was very welcome. Our family of 5 fitted in to one room, but there wasn't much space and the bathroom was small. There was a small kitchenette which was useful. Breakfast was very hit and miss - it was excellent if you came really early, but after about... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The position of this small, comfortable hotel was the first positive that was obvious to us. The room was comfortable and uniquely decorated. Above all of this, the staff were outstanding and would always do their utmost for their guests. Breakfast on the rooftop terrace was another highlight!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Aretusa Vacanze is a charming, comfortable, small hotel in Ortygia, the oldest, most interesting neighborhood of Syracuse. Lovely, well-maintained rooms; friendly and efficient staff; great location; and a remarkably reasonable price. What more could one ask?

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