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Bed and Breakfast Palazzo Giovanni

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Via 21 Aprile 103 | Sicilia Catania Acireale Stazzo, 95020 Stazzo, Acireale, Sicily, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I highly recommend this B&B which is located in an old palace near Acireale. The owner, Silvio, is very friendly and chatty and gave us lots of precious tips for restaurants and excursions. As it was bad weather, breakfast could not be served on the terrace as usual, but we were given a generous vouchers for a nearby cafe where... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We've read all the reviews and we can confirm they are all correct. What an amazing place, clean, great location with a great view. Silvio is a great host and will do everything he can to make your stay unforgettable. Thanks a lot Silvio and we're looking forward to seeing you in May!

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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Palazzo Giovanni is a grand mansion surrounded by citrus groves in a little village close to Acireale. Palazzo Giovanni in my opinion is exactly how a bed and breakfast should be: nice, clean and cosy facilities, completely home-cooked breakfast (from the fresh squeezed orange juice to the marmelades made with the owners' citrus grove) and friendly hospitality. Silvio and his... More 

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Den Haag, Nederland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Beautiful location and the rooms are gorgeous. The breakfast is amazing, especially the home made lemon-jam. And the balcony/garden where you have your breakfast and can relax is just perfect. Silvio is the most friendly, helpfull and enthousiastic Sicilian we have met in our two week trip in Sicily. We will never forget his motto: Supersicilia! Thank you for having... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Palazzo Giovanni offered us elegant accommodation at a very reasonable price. As mentioned in previous reviews, views from the terrace are inviting, the location of the house is quiet and there is ample free private parking directly across the road. WiFi was only available at the Reception and common areas and not in our room but this was not a... More 

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Conwy, Wales
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Palazzo Giovanni is a great place to stay to visit Etna. Stazzo is a nice small seaside town with a little harbour square with bar etc - nice place to relax & watch Sicilian life. Plenty of secure parking in the Palazzo's car park opposite. Silvio (always smiling & lively) met us on arrival with cold limoncello & a good... More 

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Vancouver
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We had a fantastic 4 night stay. Our room was gorgeous, the breakfast roof top deck spectacular with perfect views of Mt Etna. Our hosts were very helpful and pleasant. If you are looking for night life this may not be the place. The town is small and not much was open but we were a little ahead of the... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

What an unexpected pleasant surprise! Palazzo Giovanni in Stazzo between Catania and Taormina overlooking Etna was an elegant and welcoming place on the Ionian Sea. Silvio, the owner was an excellent host and made our stay unforgettable.The breakfast with his amazing homemade lemon and orange marmelade from his orchard, the bread, the fresh juices and the good coffee on the... More 

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lux059, Proprietario at Bed and Breakfast Palazzo Giovanni, responded to this review

We sincerely thank you for taking the time to write your review for our hotel in TripAdvisor and we are really glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you again in Palazzo Giovanni soon Silvio & Aless More 

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72 reviews 72 reviews
26 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Wonderful charming host, prego, chow. But when to pay he had taken my paperwork from internet when I arrived and it was thrown away. When I asked if we had paid at the end of the stay nobody spoke english except a friend we said yes. When driving off we were told "pay". No cards just cash. Half an hour... More 

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lux059, Proprietario at Bed and Breakfast Palazzo Giovanni, responded to this review

Egregio Signore, mi dispiace per il malinteso, ma per la forma di pagamento ,noi del B&B siamo molto chiari e fiscali, in quanto nel sito, nelle varie lingue straniere, vi e' scritto: Prenotare online è facile, veloce e sicuro! Bed and Breakfast Giovanni Palace Rates Book your trip Book at Giovanni Palace Bed and Breakfast, the welcome and hospitality of... More 

nairobi
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed there for a couple of nights in June. Silvio is very welcoming, patient and friendly, and even with limited English we can still communicate with smiles and hands :). The place is ideally located in a small village, on a quiet street with great rooftop views on the surrounding landscape and of course the Etna.... More 

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