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Hotel Tourist

3.0 of 5 Lungomare G. Giardina, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Booked this hotel for the first week of a two week break to Sicily. Requested a high room and was given first floor which actually turned out to be ok especially as our room was overlooking the swimming pool. We had the evening sun which was a bonus. The balconies are tiny, just enough room for 2 seats but lovely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We recently spent two nights in the Hotel Tourist. Had a room with a balcony twards the sea, and a lovely view of the town. The breakfast was very good, and enjoying it outside added to the value. The pool was also very good, not too ctrowded at this time of the year. But - bring your own towels!

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Dear travellor022, Thanks for your kind opinion about our hotel and restaurant, we really appreciate this review. We hope to meet you again, but please remember that we offer pool-towels at the reception! See you next time! Kind regards. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

hotel is at best 2 * we had a superior room on sea front - basic and ruined by other guests smoking on balconies and at front of hotel. also house martins had nested on balconies leaving a mess of droppings with no attempt to clean up by staff. we ate one evening meal in the hotel and it was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Bit shocked when we first arrived as the hotel is a bit outdated. It's in a nice position and we had looked for hotel in Cefalu with a swimming pool so that we could relax for 2 days before our 3 days in Palermo. The room was ok, not good or great but a typical holiday room, tiled floor, walls... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We spent three nights in Cefalu not knowing what to expect and just loved it. I can see why the Italians love it so. Old Town is fabulous with shopping, bars and restaurants galore. La Rocca was something special as well. The Tourist is just far enough out of town to make for quieter surroundings. We slept with the doors... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

First things First. Nice clean swimming pool! It's not the Ritz but for the budget savvy traveler you can't go wrong. We got room #204 and it's ocean front view. Parking is free and they have a parking lot but if you are lucky enough to get a spot out front it's a shorter walk and you can see your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Firstly to get my only complaint out of the way. We went for 1 week from 19th Aug. We were given room 104 on the 1st floor. On going to the balcony I noticed bird poo on the ground as well as noticed all rooms on this floor had the same, due to bird nests (house martins) on the roof... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Hotel Tourist was booked for me by a family member and I was very glad they did. One of my favourite things about Hotel Tourist is that it is located right on Lungomare and our room had a wonderful balcony with views of the sea so we could watch the sunset each evening. Across the road from the hotel lies... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

While the location of the hotel was good, the Hotel was overpriced at $170.00 euro ( 4 adults, we had our 18 and 21 yr.old children on this trip). Very disappointed by the old hotel, lacked any European flavor and looked like it was stuck in the 70's with its decor. The pool is not recommended If you have children... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

we stay 2+2.the staff was very very friendly!!the location was amazing,the parking was brilliant next door of the hotel and very safe!!our teenagers loved it exceptional for a 3 star will return next year .location beautiful and the walk to town was just lovely , town very touristic ,hotel older but very clean .the outdoor pool was amazing and very... More 

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Address: Lungomare G. Giardina, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
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Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Cefalu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Tourist 3*
Number of rooms: 46
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Also Known As:
Tourist Hotel Cefalu
Hotel Tourist Cefalu, Sicily
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#9 On the Beach Hotel in Cefalu

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