We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

B&B Palazzo Castro al Duomo

Certificate of Excellence
Hotel website
Piazza Duomo, 2 | Ragusa Ibla, 97100 Ragusa, Sicily, Italy
B&B Palazzo Castro al Duomo
Add Your Review

105 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    99
    6
    0
    0
    0
See reviews for
15
58
3
3
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (15)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (105)
  • Mar-May only
    (19)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (34)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (40)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (12)
All months
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

no need to repeat the previous reviews, since all is correct: perfect location (and nicely warm on a chilly night outside), lovely hosts, amazing breakfast. The palazzo takes you back in time and is a unique backdrop for your holidays. We'll cherish the souvenirs and hope to be back soon.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Essex,England
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

There are B&Bs and then there is the Palazzo Castro Al Duomo. The location is perfect in the very heart of Ragusa Ibla. Our room overlooked the square,a perfect setting. The house is stunning and beautifully furnished. Our room was spacious, and learning that we both drink ridiculous amounts of tea, we were provided with a kettle,tea bags, and cups... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Bend, Oregon
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We loved staying in this gorgeous, perfectly situated palazzo, run by the lovely sister hosts, Lucia and Erminia. They were extremely attentive and helpful and served a luscious breakfast of wonderful breads, homemade jams, cake, excellent coffee and juices. The palazzo is exactly where you want to be, and has been in their family for centuries, filled with beautiful art,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We really enjoyed staying here because: *It's a great location right in the middle of the old town, but the owners had a parking permit for us and gave us very clear instructions about driving to the B&B so it's not difficult if you're travelling with a hire car. The views from the balcony over the old square are beautiful... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Liverpool, England
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We have just returned from a week in Ragusa Ibla, and there can have been no better choice of place to stay, I'm certain. This very grand and handsome family palazzo is situated right on the main piazza, and has the most charming views from its balconies. Our suite ( de Merlitti) was fabulous. We could imagine that we too... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I recommend you stay here, we had a great time. First we were three travelers and she upgraded us to a room larger which was very thoughtful. The location is perfect, she gave specific directions of location and parking. The town is tiny and fun to walk around and central to explore other towns. The breakfast, as others have mentioned... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Antwerp, Belgium
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

During easter holidays earlier this year we stayed shortly in this B&B. The location is fabulous, the B&B itself is a historical building which has been restructured. Breakfast is served in a beautiful decorated room with a very personal touch of the host. The rooms are very spacious and also nicely decorated fitting with the spirit of the building. Since... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Moscow, Russia
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

It is one of huge most gorgeous places we stayed while in Sicily- beautifully renovated, great location. Our room was beautifully appointed and decorated and we had a balcony view of the main square and the Duomo. Fantastic typically-Sicilian breakfast

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
38 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We stayed just for one night at B&B Palazzo Castro al Duomo on our way to Syracuse from Agrigento and could not have been more pleased with our choice. Both ours and our friends' rooms felt palatial and were furnished with a classic opulence that made us feel as though we were staying in a property that was much loved... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
sydney
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
23 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

54 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (49)
Viewed
View from room (6)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (8)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Room/suite (14)
Viewed
Other (16)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (5)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Other (2)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Amenities

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question