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Arathena Rocks Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Calcide Eubea 55, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #12 of 39 hotels in Giardini Naxos
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

This is a hotel with an enviable location, situated as it is at the end of a quiet, private road next to lava-formed rocks and the sea. Its antiquated Sicilian-style decor and furniture downstairs in the lounge and reception areas adds charm, and the sunny breakfast room has a great view across the sea. The bedroom, which had noisy and... More

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Have not been to The Arathena since the birth of our grandchildren. Just booked to return in June 2014. It will be like visiting family can't wait. Looking forward to a complete holiday of pampering in a lovely part of the world.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We are back home in the United States and we feel satisfied with our experience in Giardini. The hotel Arathena is magnificent, located in a very picturesque part of Naxos. It is beautiful. We called it "un angolo di paradiso" and paradise it is. It is where nature, Etna's lava rocks, meet the ocean and where, in times past, the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We stayed here for one week in the beginning of July and stayed in one of the two suites they have. The room was huge, furnitured and decorated with interesting bits and pieces, all a little dated, but quite sympathetic really. The balcony was also very spacious and sunny, it could have even fitted a couple of loungers on it.... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

The hotel is situated in the quiet part of Giardini Naxos, about 30 mins. from the centre of Giardini Naxos. However, there are a few restaurants in the vicinity of the hotel. Breakfast was good. The waiters are not very friendly but the rest of the employees were very helpful. The room was spacious and comfortable with a private terrace... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

it's not a 4 star hotel (it isn't on par with other 4 star ones) - it's got an interesting collection of furniture etc and the body of the hotel is good but there is some maintenance needed in the rooms although they are a great size. Balcony we had was part sea/etna view which was great. I think the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Really nice stay in this hotel. Coming from daylong trip to Etna we were recommended by hotel staff to spend some hours at the pool behind the hotel building with access to the sea below. So we had a nice time there just before our furthcoming evening tour to Taormina. Our rooms in upper floor were big and interestingly decorated... More

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Gomel, Belarus
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Chaps, this place could be anything: romantic, characteristic, just anything - for the first day you stay there, but when it comes to breakfast - coffee is worse than you would have somewhere on a highway, no fruit - absolutely no fresh fruit in the middle of summer, no juices, powder-milk youghurt from two large basins (who knows for how... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Stayed at Arathena Rocks hotel last week for a week for our honeymoon, asked for a top floor room with seaview and what a view!!! Had a lovely balcony where you can see the sunrise and hear the waves from your bed! The hotel is very quirky, with lots of sicilian art all over, it doesnt feel like one of... More

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17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Great find! This hotel has character, a spacious and comfortable patio and an amazing pool with access to the sea below. Breakfast is included and the quality was good. Very friendly staff at both front desk and the bar. Rooms were interestingly decorated, very clean, and much bigger than I had expected. The bathroom is lovely! Free parking, great location... More

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Also Known As:
Hotel Arathena Rocks
Arathena Rocks Giardini Naxos
Arathena Rocks
Arathena Rocks Hotel Giardini Naxos, Sicily
Address: Via Calcide Eubea 55, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Giardini Naxos
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
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#6 Luxury Hotel in Giardini Naxos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Arathena Rocks Hotel 4*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
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