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Hotel Giardino sul Mare

Via Maddalena 65, Sicily, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms are basic italian. Reception and service doing their job but dont give you the feeling they are pleased you booked the hotel. For example at welcome. Mosty italian tourist and semi-business. Part of hotel booked for summer college during visit midsummer. Restaurant offered very nice menu italian traditional style with nice choices. Service at restaurant is traditional but good.... More 

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Romford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We stayed in Hotel Giardino sul Mare this month. It is a nice hotel but there are a few points that let it down. The air conditioning system is very poor and broke whilst we were staying there, although we did get a reduction in our bill the staff weren't too helpful in finding a short term solution. This is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This hotel is in a great position and has a lovely pool and access to the ocean if you want a swim. It is not in the main street , is about a 10 minute walk from the dock, and is therefore quiet at night time. The air-con worked on 1 of the 3 nights we stayed. The fridge did... More 

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Fowey, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

We chose Lipari as an ideal base to tour the Aeolian Islands, and it lived up to it's promises. Lipari is a venerable town with an amazing range of old streets and alleyways. The Hotel is a 15 minute walk from the main ferry port (but only 5 mins from the old port where the fishermen and boat trips go... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

I stayed for 4 nights and had to use ear plugs just to sleep. The room they gave me was on the back side of the building, about 20 feet from the building on the opposite side of the street. Noise from people walking or stopped for conversation, motor scouters were continuous until late at night. The air conditioning system... More 

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Thornhill
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2011

We rented an apartment in Lipari that was affiliated with this hotel. We were offered a discount at the hotel restaurant that we thought we should take advantage of. What a mistake! Who would accept tinned clams in spaghetti alle vongole in Italy? Awful, awful, awful. Don't go .

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melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2011

Front desk very helpful laura, bart and giuseppe will do anything for you...rooms a little tired and bathroom could be cleaner but it is passable...fantastic pool...great restaurant.. would not hestitate to stay there again. also it is in a great position...in walking distance to many things

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2011

great view from seaside rooms over the pool out to the sea nice swimming pool and garden quiet at the south end of the town of Lipari food good, but average service in the restaurant average, servants too much in a hurry

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2009

We stayed at the Giardino Sul Mare for our honeymoon. The location of the hotel was good and we had a nice balcony overlooking the sea. The pool was well kept with an option to sunbathe by the sea. The room itself was very basic . All looked in desperate need of a makeover and the shower was like a... More 

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2006

We stayed at this hotel for 4 nights in October and would have liked to have stayed longer. The position is delightful, overlooking the sea, with a large, well-maintained swimming pool and pleanty of chairs and loungers. Steps lead dwon into the sea for swimming. We booked a garden view room as the supplement for a sea view was pretty... More 

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