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Hotel Riva del Sole

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Lungomare G Giardina, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #15 of 35 hotels in Cefalu
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We stayed for 2 nights at the end of a week visiting other areas of Sicily.The hotel staff were very welcoming with easy car parking and assistance with luggage a bonus in the modern era. The room was fine [we opted for a more expensive sea facing room] Comfortable bed,good wi-fi connection and little noise from outside were all pluses.... More

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Devizes
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We enjoyed our stay very much in spite of some of the negative comments below being true. Optimal position opposite the beach, 2 minutes walk from the old town - maybe 5 to the duomo. Good parking arrangements. All that stops me giving 5 points is the feeling, expressed many times below, that they (the owners) don't really want you... More

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Washington, DC
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

The hotel is right across from the ocean. We had a room with a balcony and wonderful ocean view. When I tried to book with the hotel, they wanted me to take the 1/2 board but we wanted to be free to explore in town so I reserved on booking.com and got a much better price with only breakfast included.... More

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London
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We enjoyed our stay at this hotel - the room was comfortable and we had a large sea front balcony. We were warmly welcomed by Guiseppe who also helped us to the room with our bags. We found the lady and gentleman, who we think are the owners, to be less welcoming and conversation or interaction with them was a... More

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lincolnshire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Like other people have commented on here, it feels like they are doing you a favour. No manners or helpfulness at all considering the crazy price they charge for what is a very dated hotel with tiny rooms. If you want a warm welcome, don't come here!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This hotel has a nice location just beside a long fine beach. The rooms are of good quality. Our room had a nice view to the sea. The staff was very helpful. The breakfast was served in the garden. Good quality restaurant, but the distance to other good (and cheaper) restaurants was not long.

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

Situated in a perfect spot. Close to the beach and close to the town. You have to walk uphill to get to the piazza but any hotel would present the same issue. The service was great and they were very welcoming.

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Norfolk
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10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Booked for location and value and was not dissapointed. A very pleasant air conditioned sea View room. Furniture and beds were in good condition and clean. With shuters closed at night any beach noise and light was excluded allowing good sleep in adequately air conditioned room. Tried to book direct for B & B but was only offered 1/2 board.... More

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S F Bay Area
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

It was a bright pretty place, just like the photos. The staff was very helpful and the young man at the desk went out of his way to show us on the map the best route to enjoy the passeggiata. It was right on the beach and it was the most delightful water to swim in! It was easy to... More

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Warwickshire
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9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Stayed here 12/14 June. It's in a great location overlooking the beach, 5 minutes walk to Cefalu's old town. Staff really helpful and hotel immaculate albeit a bit old fashioned but our room at the rear was rather pokey for the €130 price and breakfast was similarly ordinary compared with other hotels we've stayed at in Sicily. When I booked... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Riva del Sole

Also Known As:
Riva Del Sole Cefalu
Riva Del Sole Hotel
Riva Del Sole
Hotel Riva Del Sole Cefalu, Sicily
Address: Via Lungomare G Giardina, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Cefalu
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#9 Family Hotel in Cefalu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Riva del Sole 3*
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