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Hotel Tourist

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lungomare G. Giardina, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #19 of 35 hotels in Cefalu
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Joanne B Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here on a bed and breakfast basis we booked it directly with the hotel and they couldn't have been more helpfull the y even arranged for a taxi transfer to and from the airport Having been to Cefalu before but in another hotel we knew it was in a good spot about 10 mins into town ,our room... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a 2 hour train journey from Palermo airport we arrived at the hotel quite late only to find that the shower hose in one of the rooms was split and the door looked as though it had been forced open! However the shower was mended straight away and we were offered another room because of the door. As the... More

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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oh dear. This was probably the worst hotel experience we have had and very poor value for money. I have given this 2 stars and this is generous because the staff did at least try to remedy some of the issues (it seemed to me they were at the ready to do so, possibly they had heard it all before?).... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
36 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We are a mature couple and have been on the road for 10 months. This hotel has been a great stay - we booked for 3 days and stayed a week. It is a good base to explore by car or train (an hour to Palermo) but as well it is situated well along the waterfront so is in a... More

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Lansing, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Due to a change of plans, we found ourselves trying to find lodging in Cefalu as we were driving there. We tried a few other places that were booked before we found the Hotel Tourist. The hotel is very clean, the balconies have great views, the beds are comfortable, there is a large pool, and there is beach access across... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Of our 3 hotels on our Sicily trip, this was the one we had least expectations of, but it was surprisingly good. The location is on the seafront at the western end of the resort and as the road is a dead end it was very quiet and peaceful. It's a pleasant 10-15 minutes stroll along the front to the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

The hotel was adequate for what we needed but it is nothing special, although the view from our room over-looking the bay was lovely. Generally, the hotel could do with a little modernisation and the walls are a little thin, however it is clean, the rooms are comfy and the staff are friendly. To be picky, it is slightly further... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

We stayed in Hotel Toursit, Cefalù in June 2013. The staff was very friendly and spoke good English. It was more than we expected in half board booking. The buffet food was good and they also did very great gluten-free and vegetarian food. Rooms were very clean and nice (cleaned every day I suppose). The minibar acted as a fridge.... More

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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here 10 years ago on a very romantic break, and returning was no disappointment. The decor was the exact same, service was as friendly as ever and the vista of the bay and the beautiful town were just as we remembered. Not for those seeking great cuisine or luxurious surroundings. But perfect for rest and relaxation with a... 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*
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Tourist Hotel Cefalu
Hotel Tourist Cefalu, Sicily

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Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
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#8 On the Beach Hotel in Cefalu
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Just a few metres from the sea, Hotel Tourist offers an equipped private beach and an outdoor pool. It is on Cefalù’s promenade and most rooms overlook the sea. The hotel’s restaurant specialises in international cuisine and Italian favourites, all accompanied by local wines. Rooms at Tourist Hotel are air conditioned and come with a flat-screen TV and a balcony. Some have either partial or full sea views. ... more   less 
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