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Donna Carmela Boutique Hotel

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Contrada Grotte, 5, 9510 Carruba, Giarre, Sicily, Italy
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 1 week to explore the surrounding. Very good hotel (+1 dependance) with a very nice swimming pool, great restaurant and fantastic breakfast. Staff is very much willing to help you with all kind of questions and other support. Towels for the pool provided when you want to relax. Very good location.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Recently stayed here for the first 3 days of our honeymoon. Great modern Italian food, lovely pool, location & staff. Very helpful in organising an etna trip for us and locating me an Italian phone & camera charger.

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Island of Gozo, Malta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Never had such a relaxing holiday! The staff there is amazing especially giuseppe! Very helpful and they make you feel like royalty! The place is enchanting, we were almost never able to leave the place! Relaxed by the pool most of the time. Hopefully will manage to get married there next year!!

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Malta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Absolutely gorgeous and an ideal location if you want to explore the surrounding towns and Etna. We loved every minute of our stay here, the staff are very good and speak English very well. Would love to visit again.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We were here with a wedding party and could not have been treated better. The place is simply beautiful. It comprises the original farmhouse completely modernised and extended and very thoughtfully so. The location criticisms are unfair The joy of the place is that it is away from the usual tourist traps in a rural location in the middle of... More 

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Mgarr, Malta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Weekend break in a group of 18 friends. Accommodation is very stylish with a lot of attention to detail. Rooms were lovely, breakfast good but what is even more really worth writing home about is the fine cuisine served. Both plating as well as food quality were better than excellent. All was served under the watchful eyes of the remarkable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Excellent place, where we stayed for 2 days on december 2011. The room we were was very nice in a great building. As it was december we did not enjoyed the outdoor pool, but the gardens are very nice and no doubt it shoud be great during the hot season. Also the restaurant was great, simple food but very tasty... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We stayed at the Donna Carmela for 2 nights in room 19, a spacious suite with views of the sea. The hotel is located amidst the lush grounds of the extensive plant nursery which belongs to the owners. Flowering shrubs, olive trees, cut flowers were abundant inside and out. We enjoyed the breakfast as well as the evening meal. The... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We stayed out in mid October when things have become quite. We had two rooms. Room 3 was lovley in the old house and room 19 in the new block. Room 19, was a suite (we were kindly upgraded) had lovely views but was a bit sparse. The new block adjacent to the old house lacks a little atmosphere but... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We stayed in the Donna Carmela Dependance (Villa), which was perfect paradise. Set in exotic gardens,villa high standard with daily maid service,very private ,quiet and secluded . Breakfast was included with our package and taken at the hotel which was a scrumptious feast. However dinner was very disappointing ,food dressed up to be something it wasn't. Basically it was standard... More 

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