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La Porta del Balio

Via Dott. Cusenza Francesco, 2 | on the Ring Road, at the entrance of the Town Garden (Balio), 91016 Erice, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #10 of 31 Erice B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013 via mobile

This was our worst lodging experience in 2 weeks of Sicily. On top of it was also the most expensive one too: per night for two persons € 70 + € 3 tourist taxes. The motivation: 1. The room we had (#5) is very very small. The bed and closet hardly fit, so little room for suitcases. 2. The bathroom... More 

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Paris, France
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Gian Carlo is a very good host. I stood 2 nights in la Porta el Balio with my girlfriend and we had a awesome time! ++: * Gian Carlo gave us all the advice we needed (even calling for us to ask for bus' schedules in italian) * the room was clean, the bed was big and the location was... More 

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Paris, France
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

We had a good introduction to the room and city with the owner Giancarlo. The hostel is on the top of the city, but i had some luggage and did not find it troublesum,neither hard to find. Location was good.The room was clean and of reasonable quality, the bed was conformortable. We also had free wifi in the room. Only... More 

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

The owner, Giancarlo Angelo, was extremely accommodating and helpful. He made sure we were well looked after and recommended restaurants in Erice. We stayed there for one night and the room was extremely clean and well looked after. The room was quite small but it didn't matter at all. The room was quite hot with only a ceiling fan so... More 

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