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Caol Ishka Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Elorina 154 | Contrada Pantanelli, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Geneva, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We should have read Trip Advisor before going to this hotel. We had been informed that the restaurant had "just closed" - which given other reviews we have just read is far from the truth. The staff tried to make the best of things. But, we had ants in the bedrooms, missing light bulbs that were not replaced, no pool... More

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London
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The promotion material for this hotel suggest a luxurious spa with prices to match. Like others, I found this very misleading. It may well have been beautiful once but does not seem to have been cared for for years. Tiles missing in bathroom, soggy musty wooden boards in the shower, peeling paint and missing floor covering. And the restaurant has... More

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

The location is great for getting in to Siracusa or in the opposite direction to the wonderful coastline and beaches. The hotel was probably great a few years ago, but it just felt like the staff have stopped caring, the wifi did not work, the pool area needed a good clean and the rooms just felt tired and we shared... More

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31 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

A convenient location for Syracuse, bespoke designer accommodation, excellent on-site restaurant, a large pool and small enough to get away from it all. It sounds perfect on paper. Sadly, that is as close as Caol Ishka gets to perfection. The hotel is not old, but (in complete agreement with a very recent reviewer below) has tired from the photos. The... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013 via mobile

The first thing that came to my mind about this hotel when we walked into our room was when did they stop caring?? I am sure this hotel was once great but now it needs a lot of love and attention to make it great again. There are holes in the walls where there was once hooks. The shower has... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

Coal Ishka hotel is a peace of heaven, quite hotel the room was artistique .. The service is great because there is only 10 suits , I will go back one day for sure :) Regarding the food they have the best Italian restaurant .. So if you are in Cicily already go for lunch or dinner and I tried... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

As our favourite, the Approdo della Sirene was full, we booked Caol Ishka. It was after all a disappointment. The rooms were small and poorly lit (no reading lights!), no space to store two small suitcases, no adequate storage room for clothing, and all that for a room which cost Eur 245. I also really disliked the front desk which... More

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Marco C, Proprietario at Caol Ishka Hotel, responded to this review

i think it is a fake!!!! This because we do not have that prices.....have a look in our website and we have a small but pretty pool.... So they wrote only to destroy our invidiable reputation Marco Capillo Managing Director More

Montreal
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Booked the hotel for two nights as part of our honeymoon and on recommendation from family. True, we had a hard time finding the place with crappy garmin GPS and just the booking address (print google map beforehand...) but once there, exactly as we were told and more. The feel and look is quite distinct, very modern, not for everyone... More

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London
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012 via mobile

We had 2 nights here on our honeymoon and we enjoy some parts of this place. The room was great (massive bed, funky shower), the restaurant was great and the staff good. However the hotel is too near the main road for this hotel to be totally relaxing. The noise is not audible fom the rooms but its noticeable whenever... More

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Sofia, Bulgaria
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Lovely place with beautifull garden in a peaceful setting. The sunsets are great and you can enjoy them from the pool. It is also worth to check out the pool by night. The rooms a good, with huge bed and great bathroom.

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Address: Via Elorina 154 | Contrada Pantanelli, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Syracuse > Syracuse
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Caol Ishka Hotel 4*
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