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Alcantara Resort

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Colonnello Francesco Mannino 7, 98030 Gaggi, Sicily, Italy
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hamilton, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I spent two weeks at the Alcantara in September, 2013. This stay was my second stay in two years. I am a single sixty-six year old Canadian male traveler and I have traveled quite extensively in Italy in the past four years. This hotel is, by far, my favourite of the numerous similarly priced hotels at which I've stayed. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Having travelled in Europe frequently, I'm used to thinking "what will be wrong with this hotel? The shower? the breakfast? the bed?" and this is one of those places where everything was beyond perfect. Our room was more than large enough with a fantastic bed and lush sheets, the shower was large and came with excellent amenities, and everything was... More

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Hello! I would like to share with you my emotions regarding one charming hotel which is called "Alcantara Resort" and in which I have already stayed for three times!! I have just come back from Sicily and would like to make a new review. My last review described the hotel at all and this time I prefer to pay more... More

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Lelystad, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The modestly sized resort on beautifully kept grounds was a wonderful place for a holiday. Staff was very friendly and helpful. We would definitely suggest the Alcantara Resort to anyone looking to explore this corner of such a beautiful island.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

So good we did a video (Utube link attached). http://youtu.be/INy6GubLb40 We, David and Jane, are recently notorious for arranging bad bad holidays (see Maldives holiday this year – Medufushi a run down sad resort criminally mis-sold to us as luxury by Kuoni). This time we booked Sicily independently because I (Jane) thought it would be a pretty little island because... More

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St. Albans, England
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

We very much enjoyed our stay at the Alcantara, but 5-6 days is probably the right length of time. The pluses: + Great breakfast + Generally helpful and friendly staff (although the front desk clerk when we arrived didn't help too much with the bags - tricky on the gravel paths to the rooms, or advise on switching on the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013 via mobile

We stayed as a group at Alcantara resort for 4 nights. The staff went out of their way to make our stay as enjoyable as possible. The 3 Angelos were helpful and friendly. Melissa and Assunta could not do enough for us. The rooms and grounds are immaculate. Breakfast was plentiful and excellent. I would not hesitate to recommend Alcantara... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

We visited Alcantara Resort in August 2012 for a week. It is a lovely location away from the crowds of Taormina - yet within an easy drive. Similarly Mount Etna and Catania are also both easily accessible. Less well known, but stunning and well worth the visit - are the Alcantara gorges - within a 15 minute drive. The accommodation... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

The Alcantara resort is located in the eponymous valley a short drive from the east coast of Sicily on the outskirts of Gaggi, a small town of little tourist interest. A few of its less than illustrious blocks of flats overlook the resort and the main road is clearly audible. Both of these detracted from the rural idyll, represented on... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

We loved this place. It was the only 4 star hotel on our trip through Sicily, Calabria and Tuscany, but it easily outclassed the other properties, which were all 5 star. The resort is set in a beautiful garden, perfectly landscaped and maintained. It escapes me how they keep the grass so fresh and green in high August when the... More

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Also Known As:
Alcantara Resort Sicily/Gaggi, Italy
Address: Via Colonnello Francesco Mannino 7, 98030 Gaggi, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Gaggi
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Gaggi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Alcantara Resort 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Alcantara Resort is set in the beautiful valley of Alcantara, 7 Km. away from Taormina and very close to the magnificent gorges of Alcantara. The resort has 21 rooms, all them arranged in sicilian style and all of them are spacious and bright, classically furnished and equipped with private bedroom, mini-bar, piped music, TV with satellite channels, Internet Wi-fi. ... more   less 
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