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Grana Barocco Art Hotel & Spa

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Corso Umberto I 133, 97015 Modica, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #9 of 17 hotels in Modica
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Turin, Italy
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

beautiful arty hotel in the center of Modica. Actually, a little bit too old... Based on the pictures and reviews in internet, we booked the room with the bath tube near the bed. Although we travelled to Sicily in May, it rained quite often so the room was incredibly wet and we had to use the heating all day long.... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the most delightful hotels I stayed in while travelling round Sicily. Modica is under World Heritage, it's a tiny town, easy to walk around, the people so friendly and honest. My room was like stepping back in time, beautifully decorated, and clean. Perfect location right in Main Street. I arrived around 3-4 pm which was ideal,... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful boutique hotel in the center of Modica, that fits very well into the baroque Val di Noto region. All major sights of Modica are in walking distance from the hotel - if you are ready to climb up the hill. The staff was friendly and helpful. The room was (of course) old-fashioned but functional. It fit the theme. It... More

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very cozy and ancient looking hotel. We stayed there only for a day. Hotel manager was very helpful, polite and well-mannered. We stayed in a family room, witch was quite spacious. Unfortunately we have stayed there in a very hot weather. Air conditions wasn't working properly and it was very hot. The nearby street was very busy even at... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Myself,hubby and 9 month old baby stayed here in September 2013.I have to say the hotel was beautiful, very quirky and unique.The staff were brilliant.In my ignorance,I thought all hotels in Sicilian countryside would have a kettle so I could make up bottles for the baby.i requested a kettle from reception and was told it was no problem,they would drop... More

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Hong Kong, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We went to Modica for a night and spent in this historical hotel. The room we stayed was a but odd and dark. However the service was really excellent. Lorenzo was always helpful and made our stay pleasant. The only problem we had was the diversion of the road. It took us 90mins to get out of town in the... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

A superb hotel. We stayed there for a week at Easter. Lorenzo was so helpful; a fantastic manager. Our room was spacious and very comfortable. Breakfast was delicious. Hotel is in a fantastic location to explore. Cannot recommend it enough!

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New Marlborough, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We were upgraded to the Bishop's Room, which is beautiful if a bit formal--felt rather like we were staying in a doll's house! Nevertheless, it was nice to have the small balcony. The staff is very pleasant and accommodating. Breakfast was great (one of our best) with buffalo mozzarella and fresh orange juice. One of us felt the bathroom was... More

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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

This is a quirky place, oddly shaped rooms, crazy color schemes, super-odd lobby and a difficult breakfast area. I've not seen any other hotel in town but I suspect this may be among the top five. What separates it from others may be Lorenzo and Sylvia. Two super smart desk clerks who will make your stay welcome. The place is... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

This Hotel is the best. Thats the only words i can think of to describe the wonderfull location, excellent staff and great rooms. I stayed here in september and the hotel was busy, but the staff always had time to have a chat or help recommend somewhere local to visit or eat. The rooms are clean and tidy, this hotel... More

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Address: Corso Umberto I 133, 97015 Modica, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Ragusa > Modica
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Grana Barocco Art Hotel & Spa 4*
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The Grana Barocco Art Hotel and Spa is located in the central square of Modica. It is housed in an impressive 17th-century baroque palace of great artistic and architectural interest.The hotel has successfully maintained the noble atmosphere of this stunning building with elegant decoration, period furniture and Baroque floors. It features original wrought-iron balconies with statues, ancients columns and frescoed ceilings dating back to the 17th century .The ancient structure of the Grana Barocco Art Hotel and Spa is complimented by a range of ultra-modern facilities, like free WI FI and free sky. The spa is a great place to relax after a long day and includes a Turkish bath, sauna, hydromassage and a range of massages and beauty treatments. In the evenings you can enjoy traditional local specialities in the magnificent setting of the restaurant set in an underground grotto with glass floor over bronze age archeological finds.The hotel’s fantastic location allows you to explore Modica on foot. Recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, Modica is full of fascinating monuments and ancient ruins. A highlight is its Sicilian Baroque architecture including the renowned cathedral of San Pietro, that is actually facing the hotel. ... more   less 
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