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B&B Palazzo Castro al Duomo

Piazza Duomo, 2 | Ragusa Ibla, 97100 Ragusa, Sicily, Italy
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B&B Palazzo Castro al Duomo
Ranked #1 of 92 Ragusa B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed three nights here and loved every minute of it. The town is gorgeous and lovely to wander around after you come back from sightseeing. We had one of the rooms with a balcony facing the piazza and with a view of the duomo. Looking out into the piazza and listening to the bells... Just wonderful! The cafe opposite... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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26 hotel reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

It IS as all the other reviewers say it is! We stayed in the Sala del Merlotti, a gigantic (and absolutely spotlessly clean ) room with "stately" furnishings , table and chairs, sofa and "comfy chairs", large bathroom (with huge bathtub) , and balcony overlooking Piazza Duomo, the Baroque Duomo itself (which was almost close enough to reach out and... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I can't recommend the Palazzo Castro al Duomo too highly. We stayed there for five nights in May. It was the highlight of our trip to southeast Sicily. Our room was beautifully appointed and decorated and we had a balcony view of the main square and the Duomo. The sisters who run the B & B were both charming and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We stayed at B&B Palazzo Castro al Duomo for two nights in Spril and just had the most magical stay. Our host provided excellent service and was generous in her time suggesting highlights of the Ragussa region to see while we were there. The location of the B&B couldn't have been better and was particularly charming at night. Fantastic food,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Spotlessly clean place and charming hosts! We got an apt on the top floor that was very big and with many rooms divided but partially open. Erminia is the daughter who speaks the most english and was very helpful. We stayed two nights and we slept great there. They have a room one floor down that gets wifi but not... More

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Asker, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We stayed at Palazzo Castro for three days in February, and found the B&B an excellent place for experiencing Ragusa. In addition to the perfect view of the Piazza and the Duomo from our balcony, we enjoyed the friendly hospitality of the owners. The room was very spacious and nicely furnished in an oldfashioned way, and breakfast was tasty and... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Christophe and I recently spent a night at this wonderful palazzo-B&B adjacent to the Duomo in Ragusa Ibla. We were given a lovely top floor room with a balcony overlooking the main square. It was fabulous, and spotlessly clean. We would have happily sat in the room and taken in all of the action down below, but forced ourselves you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We stayed here 3 nights on a tour of Sicily and greatly valued the opportunity to stay in a historic palazzo, beautifully decorated and maintained by the caring and most gracious owner-innkeepers. Though we had a suite facing the Piazza Duomo, it was quiet in the evenings and we slept comfortably in the king size bed. Restaurant recommendations include Quattro... More

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WUK
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

What a wonderful, peaceful, beautiful place. Right next to the Cathedral, and superbly run by the family (the building has been in the same family ownership for 300 years). Genuinely friendly, welcoming and helpful. A perfect room, overlooking the square and the Cathedral. Simple but good breakfast - there is a real interest in providing good quality food. And now... More

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Roskilde, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We spent 10 wonderfull days at Palazzo Castro al Duomo. The owners were extremely nice and helpfull people. The old Palaze with all the balconies and beautifull rooms and the excellent service was enjoyable and breakfast with homemade jam and new dessert every morning was the best. The location is beautifull and so is the baroque environnement and the hosts... More

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Address: Piazza Duomo, 2 | Ragusa Ibla, 97100 Ragusa, Sicily, Italy
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Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Ragusa > Ragusa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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B&B Palazzo Castro Al Duomo Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Palazzo Castro, which is situated in the heart of “Le città tardo barocche del Val di Noto” (the towns of the late baroque period of Val di Noto), is directly beside the flight of stairs of the basilica San George that is the cathedral of Ragusa Ibla and masterpiece of the Sicilian baroque.In 2002, UNESCO recognized it as a patrimonio of the humanity and became a member of the World Heritage List.In 2005, the second floor and the mansard became a “Bed and Breakfast”: it consists of five double rooms and each room has ist own private bathroom. For each room consists the possibility to add a further bed. In all, the Bed and Breakfast can accommodate up to 16 persons.Palazzo Castro si affaccia sulla piazza del Duomo, a fianco della Basilica di San Giorgio di Ragusa Ibla, capolavoro del Barocco siciliano.Palazzo settecentesco interamente ristrutturato, con servizi e impianti di massimo livello al passo coi tempi...ascensore, riscaldamento, aria condizionata, arredi d'alto antiquariato, volte affrescate, rifiniture di lusso...La colazione viene servita in un'antica stanza da pranzo, arredata con ricchi mobili ottocenteschi, dove si possono gustare i sapori della tradizione ragusana davanti a un indimenticabile giardino pensile.Camere doppie, triple e quadruple, tutte con bagno privato. ... more   less 
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