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Aretusa Vacanze

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Vicolo Zuccala, 1, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #6 of 181 Syracuse B&B and Inns
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Virum, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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Vancouver, BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The hotel is great, in the best possible spot in the Syracuse, 1 min from everything. The terrace with the view on all the roofs is amazing,. But the greatest thing is the staff. Such friendliness, willingness to help - I have never encountered, you feel at home immediately. "Please put a little of this jam on the ricotta, my... More 

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Kibbutz Gezer, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The excellent reviews are well-justified. We arrived 11 hours late, after the fire in the Rome airport, and at midnight missed the last turn to Aretusa Vacanze. Hectore came to meet us, and drove our car up to the door. That perfectly describes the level of concern and service. The location is excellent, the roof-top terrace is a magical setting... More 

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Budleigh Salterton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Superbly located in a beautiful old building near the tip of the island, our rooms (double and twin with kitchenette and bathroom in between) were clean, comfortable and well equipped. It was a sheer pleasure to have a shower one can actually move in (what it is with Sicily and teeny weeny showers?) and with something as simple as a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We loved coming to this B and B. If you come to Siracusa, it is a big mistake if you don't stay in Ortigia. This B and B was excellent. We felt very welcomed. We stayed on the ground floor and right around the corner were many restaurants and shops. Breakfast was also delicious served on the rooftop. The price... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Great B&B in good location in Ortigia. Everything in easy walking distance. Staff all very pleasant and helpful and want you to have a good time. Rooms fine, wifi excellent and nice breakfast . All in all - recommended.

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