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Hotel San Domenico

Via Tommaso Guarrasi 26, 91016 Erice, Sicily, Italy
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Hotel San Domenico
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Ranked #2 of 15 Hotels in Erice
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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3 hotel reviews
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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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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Paris, France
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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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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Here is the most-important thing to keep in mind when going to Erice if you haven't been there before: Arrive way before it's dark because as I found out ( in driving alone as a single woman who had been driving all around Sicily on her own) finding your hotel here in the dark is a very stupid thing to... More 

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A three night stay here before driving over to the east of the island. Lovely location and a charming hotel. OK the rooms are not huge, but we are talking historic buildings here. The owners have only basic english - so what, improve your italian! Erice is a delight and especially at night after the tour coaches have disappeared. One... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The only good thing about this hotel was the location and the parking. The room we stayed in was small and dismal, the TV did not work and the bathroom was tiny. In addition, we had trouble flushing the toilet. The owner came up and gave us directions! After that it was still hit or miss as to whether we... More 

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