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Hotel Tourist

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lungomare G. Giardina, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #17 of 35 hotels in Cefalu
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 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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Tauranga, New Zealand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
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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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
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 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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de Nordiska länder
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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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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Motta Sant'Anastasia, Italy
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

The hotel is directly across the street from the beach, but it's a rocky beach. The nicer beach is about a 20 minute walk, which isn't bad unless you're schlepping little kids and all that they require. The hotel smelled a little funny, which I think can be attributed to their water. It smells and tastes terrible. The shower water... More

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Pacific Palisades, CA
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52 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

About a 20 minute easy walk to Old Town Cefalu and therefore less congested and easy parking. Large clean rooms with comfortable bed and balcony with ocean view. Good breakfast. Bar and sitting area but no restaurant. Swimming pool was not open during February.

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Mariehamn, Finland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

A nice hotel and a good location near the beach. After having dinner in the centre you had a healthy walk back to the hotel. The reception staff was friendly and helpful, the room was clean. The only complaint we had was the breakfast and specially the egg-and-bacon-table. Either there was only fried eggs or only bacon, in three mornings... More

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Also Known As:
Tourist Hotel Cefalu
Hotel Tourist Cefalu, Sicily
Address: Lungomare G. Giardina, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
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Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Cefalu
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Cefalu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Tourist 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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