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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
loli074 Buffalo, NY
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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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Iasi, Iasi, Romania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the worst hotel from all my life. Small room, noisy, no pool, poor breakfast. And a lot of money. Based on booking policy, we cancel the second night but hotel manager charge me for both night's. I respect their policy but they don't. Pay one more night 260 EUR and leave it. Also, I call several times to... More

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Buffalo, NY
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is very convenient for access to the lungomare and the sea. Its style is strikingly modernistic, perhaps Art Deco, and is kept clean and gleaming. Value is decent. It is a bit of a walk to the cathedral, but the sea is extremely close. Breakfast is nourishing and varied.

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Umina Beach, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

First impression of this hotel was the management who could learn a lot of lessons from their staff who were absolutely excellent! Especially Giovanni and Arturo. Our room (54) was fantastic, great balcony overlooking the ocean and big. Although we are not used to the half board rate the restaurant was excellent. Breakfast was simple but lovely coffee and in... More

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Perth, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The hotel is in a lovely position overlooking the sea. One of the annoyances was a very noisy plumbing system. Another issue was with noisy people when we asked the staff about this we were told that it was a noisy group that had left in the morning however the next night was the same and we later discovered that... More

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Dublin
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Stayed her for a week in June. Transfer from palermo airport at nightime was €120 which we were asked to pay in cash. Very curt check in but the porter (with glasses) was friendly. Very little English spoken at reception. Spacious comfortable room with a very small balcony but every time a toilet was flushed it seemed to sound throughout... More

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northern kentucky
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Spotlessly clean, beautifully located on the beach. Our room faced the ocean, had a balcony, was spacious. The beach is beautiful sand. We were there in April, so the season was very early, which may explain the minimal breakfast.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Good location in a beautyful town. The room we had was big enough for two people and the beds were ok. But the breakfast was poor, mostly paistries. Really rude management. The deco is dated and the hotel is overpriced. Don´t stay here.

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Sao Paulo
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76 reviews 76 reviews
70 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

The hotel is a great position: beachfront, very close to bars and restaurants and to the city center. Yet, it is easy to reach and park your car. Stayed in a quadruple room and it was big enough and clean. Breakfast was tasteless: you had to order extra for scrambled eggs or omelettes.

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Kabul
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48 reviews 48 reviews
33 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We stopped at this hotel and selected it because of its location right on the waterfront. The hotel had a small paved parking lot adjacent to the property which was filled, but the reception staff lead us to a unpaved lot, 50 meters west of the main entrance. We obtained a room on the second floor, facing the water. Overall... More

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Crosby, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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Address: Via Lungomare G Giardina, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Cefalu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Riva del Sole 3*
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Also Known As:
Riva Del Sole Cefalu
Riva Del Sole Hotel
Hotel Riva Del Sole Cefalu, Sicily

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