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Hotel San Domenico

Via Tommaso Guarrasi 26, 91016 Erice, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 15 Hotels in Erice
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night on a trip to Erice. This is a very conveniently located near the main piazza. The hotel has been constructed with great attention to detail using old materials which is simply beautiful and the place is charming! The owner is very nice and helpful and overall we had an excellent day.

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you don't like Erice then you probably have little taste. The town is perched a top a mountain of Marble and the streets are paved in it. The hotel San Dominico is more so an old villa that has been painstakingly transformed into a most worthy Bed and Breakfast. Family operated and Very well executed from the moment we... More 

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Roma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The owners could not have been more helpful. We arrived by motorbike and they took us to a good parking place for the bikes and then guided us back to the hotel. The room was clean and bright and comfortable and almost silent overnight. We left early the next morning after breakfast so our stay was brief but this hotel... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Above all - the owners attitude was the worst part - Many things did not function properly or were not as published (we paid extra for the "terrace" when actually there was hardly place to stand there), you needed special training to flush the Toilet and we literallyfreezed to death during evening and night But the worst part was the... More 

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Rio de Janeiro
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

worst stay ever! We were received by a rude man that even shouted at us! Could only speak an incomprehensible italian (altough we had been having success with our efforts to speak the language). Place was the more expensive we stayed in the whole trip (and we stayed in 5 and 4 star hotels which actually deserved their stars). Breakfast... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The hotel San Domenico has its charm, but its main quality is its reliability, in a region where travelers do not often feel that welcome, and where bad surprises are abundant! The hotel is clean, rooms have good beds what is needed, some of them -the largest ones- are quite nice, others are too small, dark and really dull. Breakfast... More 

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Motta Sant'Anastasia, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Hotel Santo Domenico is located in the heart of historic Erice and is a fantastic experience to help you appreciate the town. We stayed in Erice last year at a different hotel, and this one is definitely nicer. The hotel is well maintained, well decorated, and is very clean. Our bed mattress was fairly firm - typical of all beds... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Some people say it's not worth spending more than a few hours in Erice, just wander about like everyone else, have lunch then return to a more sensible location at sea level for the night. Well, they're quite wrong! This is an enchanting little town and the San Domenico is an ideal place to stay - once you've found it.... More 

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Rock Hill, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We spent 3 nights at this lovely hotel. Its location is excellent for exploring sites and shops, and our room was comfortable with an incredible view. Rosella, her father, and Patrick were friendly and helpful. We certainly appreciated their patience with our Italian! Yes, parking can present a challenge, but not major.We would certainly recommend or choose again.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Very good location. Am puzzled by comments about access by car, I drove directly to the hotel with a Ford Galaxy and backed up ten feet from the entrance to unload and load. Staff very helpful. Short walk to the main square. Breakfast is small hotel Sicily, get over it. If we are ever back even close we will be... More 

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