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Orsa Maggiore

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Via Porto Ponente 4, 98050 Sicily, Italy
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Canberra, Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
28 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The thing I least liked about the hotel is its location - a 15-20 min walk from the main area of town . While it's not that far in one sense, if you want choices for lunch and dinner, and what to do during the day, the distance adds up, especially if it's a hot day . However many of... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
24 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The hotel is a bit out of town, about a 20 minute walk from the port. However it is very quiet. The room we had (1A) was very large with its own private courtyard and another entrance that faced the pool. The bathroom was also large and the only problem was the shower head which refused to stay in place,... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

An easy walk from the port, this is an excellent family run hotel. Breakfast is fine, if a bit basic, but the food at lunch and dinner were really excellent. There is a large pool and plenty of space to relax. We needed help from a doctor for my wife who is pregnant and was worried about the baby; the... More 

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Emmendingen, Germany
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We enjoyed the pretty location of the hotel away from the busy parts of the island. The staff was very helpful and friendly and we could communicate in English. The rooms were kept very clean and comfortable. In the restaurant, the local fish was deliciously prepared. In short, if we go to vulcano again, we will choose this hotel.

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Lund, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Friendly and helpful staff. When they saw we had brought our own nutella for breakfast they made certain that a 5 kilo nutella jar was purchased the next day. Small things like this happen all the time which is appreciated. Pool is clean and nice to swim in and the common areas are very clean and nice. Room are a... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

First of all many thanks for everything to Rodolfo. We stayed seven nights at the hotel. Room was always clean and very well equipped: TV, comfortable bed, fridge, balcony and airconditioner. There was a bidet in the bathroom. But telling the true the shower was small a little bit. Breakfast was delicious. There was a big pool in the garden.... More 

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Odense, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

A real surprise. We had chosen to stay 2 nights on the Volcano Island because of our wish to experience an active vulcan on our round trip on Sicily. It was a little random that we found this nice, little hotel. We felt warm and friendly service from the first moment, when we where picked up in the harbor. Our... More 

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Soest, The Netherlands
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101 reviews 101 reviews
26 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

Very good hotel with an excellent pool in the quiet part of Vulcano. Free pick up service from the port. Very good diner and breakfast and early enough to catch the morning boat to Stromboli. Good access to the hikes on the island.

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Jekyll Island, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

We have just returned from another wonderful stay at the Orsa Maggiore in Vulcano. We've been coming to this lovely family owned hotel for a number of years and over that time have witnessed many improvements - a lovely swimming pool, new dining area, room upgrades, Wifi, etc. Meanwhile, the warmth of our welcome by the family, the superior service... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

We loved Orsa Maggiore. They picked us up upon arrival and since then everything went really well. Basic but clean room, lovely view from our small balcony. We also enjoyed the swimming pool. Staff is professional and very friendly at the same time, they match politeness with lots of smiles. We always had dinner at their restaurant and we couldn't... More 

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