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Calanica Residence Hotel

#5 of 35 Hotels in Cefalu
Certificate of Excellence
C/da Vallone di Falco, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #5 of 35 Hotels in Cefalu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We stayed in a modern bungalow with beautiful views over the sea. We slept very well and had a pleasant stay. Breakfast was very good with fresh delicious orange juice. Staff was friendly and service minded. They let us borrow bikes to get to the closest store. The facility was nice and had a little private beach with a beach... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We only visited the town is cefalu for a couple of nights, but we absolutely loved it! Staff was really kind. Sea view is unbelievable!!! It's a true resort only a couple of minutes from town. We had a good swim in the clear sea waters (even in October!) And beside the stones instead of sand (of course not controlled... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We were there earlier this year, April... Loved that our suite is facing the sea. Felt very relaxed sitting outside the suite, listening to the waves and feeling the cool wind caressing my face. Serenity. Great services at front desk as well as the restaurant.

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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I have been to Calanica last June. We arrived by plane in Palermo and then we went to Cefalù by train. Cefalù is the city where there is the residence. If you want to get to the city, the easiest way is to take the train from Palermo, it only takes 50 minutes and the ticket is pretty cheap; it... More 

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Brussels
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We spent two weeks in the Hotel Calanica in August 2014. It is excellent place for people who are looking for peace, silence and total relax. We recommend the stay in the hotel for people who want to enjoy real, salty, clean and blue sea. It is ideal for relax and escape from modern, rush city life. We enjoyed our... More 

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Norwich
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We booked this for 5 nights as a wind down location following travels around Italy. As it was our anniversary, which we advised them of, we were given a bungalow in a prime location fully facing the sea.They also sent a bottle of bubbly to our room. We had a junior suite, very modern but offering everything you needed. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

As with so many hotels in Sicily this one is difficult to find. After a sightseeing tour around the narrow streets of Cefalu we had to talked in to the hotel by the reception staff. The title of hotel is slightly misleading in that there are a number of bungalows set into the hillside offering spectacular views of the bay... More 

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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Domenico was very helpful in planning our trip. He answered emails promptly and courteously even though I probably got a little anal at times. I over engineer everything. Salvatore was always at the ready for anything we needed. Sara and Mauro were equally helpful at the restaurant. The food was good and the service was excellent. We dumped most of... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

These little bungalows were a little pricey, but we were only there for two nights during the shoulder season and decided to splurge. What romantic little places! You feel you are in your own little tiki hut, but it has all the trimmings of a high quality hotel inside. Walking out the door in the morning, you are immediately met... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

My husband and I spent a long weekend in Cefalu and we couldn't have been happier with our stay at Calanica. Once we checked, someone took our bags [via moped] to our bungalow for us. It was a bit of a walk from the parking lot to the bungalows, but that is the price you pay for their amazing views.... More 

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