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L'Approdo delle Sirene

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Riva Garibaldi, 15, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Montreal, Quebec
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very helpful and welcoming staff. Great hotel location near the historic center and closed to the railway station. The room was very comfortable. The breakfast, the best one we had in Sicilia, is bieng served on the rooftop with a beatiful view.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We only stayed one night but found the owners very friendly and accommodating (they helped arrange a car to pick us up from the ferry port many miles away and stayed late to welcome us when we finally arrived at the hotel). The room was comfortable and the breakfast comes with an amazing view over the harbour.

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Calgary, Alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We loved everything about this great little hotel. Very helpful and welcoming staff. Perfect location near the harbour. Clean and pleasant rooms and a wonderful breakfast served in the rooftop room. We would return in a heartbeat!

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Los Angeles, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

A great little B/B in Ortigia. The staff speak fluent English, and they are very helpful with directions to various attractions and with restaurant recommendations. Two places were recommended to us for dinner, and both places were fabulous. The breakfast buffet in the morning is quite nice, with a great view of the harbor. Three glitches with our stay: 1)... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

L'Approdo delle Sirene ("The Siren's Landing", alluding to Ulysses travels in the Odyssey) is a small, well-run, well-located B&B on the waterfront in Siracusa's historical Ortigia island. The family-run place is great for solo and coupled-up travelers seeking a quality alternative to large, impersonal hotels. The proprietors, an entrepreneurial family with other businesses on the island, are proficient in English... More 

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seal beach,ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We drove into Syracuse from Cefalu. It was an easy drove compared to finding other places in Italy. We parked just outside the B & B. An elevator takes you up to the reception desk. Our room over-looked the harbor. We loved the room, the people, the town and the food. The hotel gave us great recommendations for restaurants and... More 

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Mexico city
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This Inn is within an easy walk to the town center. The rooms are large. Nice bright colors. The owner, Fiora, is very friendly and accommodating. This is a B&B but you are given freedom and space. The guest rooms are on opposite sides (door and hallway) of owner quarters.

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

It's not possible to praise this place highly enough! We were made to feel incredibly welcome by the charming and friendly owner, who immediately took us up to the terrace for a free coffee and a lovely rest, because we had arrived so early in the morning (due to the Easter bus service-don't even ask!)- we were there hours before... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This hotel is in a great location and the owners are very helpful and friendly. Breakfast in the rooftop room is great and we were upgraded to a sea view room which was very comfortable. Great value for money too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This hotel was bright and cheerful. The room we had was large, clean, and very comfortable. The view from the terrace was spectacular. They serve a delicious breakfast in this glass enclosed terrace, or you can take your goodies up to the open air terrace if you like. The location is great. We were on the harbor and within walking... More 

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