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Hotel Palazzo Failla

#5 of 17 Hotels in Modica
Certificate of Excellence
Via Blandini 5, 97010 Modica, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #5 of 17 Hotels in Modica
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have travelledto many countries preferring to stay in traditional small luxury hotels.Palazzo Failla was a perfect choice with its spacy charming rooms each having beautiful antique furniture; very polite helpful personel ;delicious breakfast and nice location .It is great value for money ,strongly recommended

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The primary building is an old elegant family castle in very nice area close to Cathedral, restaurants, etc. We found discounted rate through Expedia but when arriving were taken 2 blocks away to another property, down small alleyway, on top of restaurant. Room/bed was fine, wifi went on and off entire time although they tried to fix it. Fortunately, our... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous stay! Teeming with old world charm, Hotel Palazzo Failla came well recommended and my wife and I were not disappointed. Our room was quite spacious and clean; fantastic staff - very friendly and accommodating, prompt, attentive to our needs. We felt welcome from the moment we stepped in. The complementary breakfast had everything we want to start the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This is one of the most enjoyable stays I've ever had in a hotel. From the first contact where the staff took our bags out of our car and then drove our car to the parking area, we knew this was a hotel with Old World and Old School charm. In the best possible way. Our room was huge with... More 

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Sicily, Italy
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23 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

A real Palazzo in the majestic quarter of Modica Alta. Customer service is excellent. While one competing hotel noted if I arrived by bus it would be 20 or so euro cab ride, Palazzo Failla said, "Let us know your arrival time, we'll pick you up." The hotel itself is all good, from the gracious welcome and on-going interchanges with... More 

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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

As with many hotels in southern Italy, this is a converted palace that still requires a lot of work. It could be much better. The building itself is quite charming and the staff is very friendly and very attentive but ........ Firstly, the location is at the junction of 2 busy roads and it's a constant parade of cars and... More 

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17 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The hotel is located in the upper part of Modica (alta). It is on a lovely cobbled street with many shops, restaurants and sightseeing locations near by. Walking down to Modica is lovely, but quite a walk up! The staff was very helpful and friendly! Although I didn't realize that the room we booked was in the attic, the host... More 

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Mercer Island, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

From the moment we parked our rental car until we packed up again, our experience at this top-notch hotel was totally enjoyable. Although we arrived early in the day before our room (in another building separate from the hotel) was ready, we were warmly greeted and invited to leave our suitcases so we could begin to explore Modica "Alta." When... More 

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Kirkcudbright, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

From the moment you enter you are made to feel welcome. The girls at reception could not have been more helpful or cheery, advice on parking the car, help with baggage and even suggesting the possiblity of a multi-lingual tour of the town. The hotel is delightfully faded splendour, elegant, timeless, huge high ceilings, giant doors, antique furniture. Bathroom was... More 

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Brunswick, Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
29 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This fabulous hotel is located at Modica Alta, which means a steep walk down the hill to the main part of the old town. That fact is counter balanced by superb views down the valley. The room was spacious with antique furniture and all the usual features of a luxury hotel. Staff were very helpful and went out of their... More 

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