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Grand Hotel Sofia

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Confalonieri s/n, 96017 Noto, Sicily, Italy
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Celje, Slovenia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel on edge of Noto. Ideal for short walk to old Town and enough parking space if U have rant-a-car. Rooms were big, with nice, big balcony. But there was a problem with balcony doors. We couldn't lock them in any way. So, the hotel caretaker did make fast solution. Well, we still didn't feel quite relaxed. Staff was... More

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Rovereto, Italy
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great experience! Excellent breakfast (brioches, fresh fruits, different types of juice and yogurt), very nice pool, big bedroom and bathroom. We only had some problems with wifi connection in the bedroom.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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120 reviews 120 reviews
39 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Stayed three nights on a Saga tour, it is only a short walk from the centre of this beautiful town, as it is built on the side of a hill the design is unconventional with he entrance on the second floor and at first it is a bit difficult to find your way about. The bedrooms are spacious but sparcely... More

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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Hotel is in good location if you don't want to drive through Noto. Large hotel, bit confusing to find your way around, but rooms are large. Only I would not recommend dinner there. Staff works hard, but they cater for large amount of people. We were there at flower festival time. Dinner was poor quality and not cheaper then anywhere... More

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Los Angeles
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We stayed one night at this hotel & found it very nice. The rooms are clean & large but felt a bit empty. The dinner at the hotel was pretty good & fresh. Breakfast was not good. No fresh anything. Just dry breads & yogurt. This hotel is not very fancy but was a nice place for one night. Very... More

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Taillant, Poitou-Charentes, France
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We spent one night here as part of a one week auto-tour of Sicily. The hotel was selected for us by our French tour operator, FRAM, through their Italian intermediary, Aeroviaggi. It was easy for my sat nav to find, conveniently located just outside the centre of Noto, a beautiful Baroque town with lots of character and a wonderful holiday... More

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Attard, Malta
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I am just back from a wonderful break in this delightful hotel.The safest place I have ever been to!!!Grand Sofia Hotel can proudly boast of the very best ,most professional staff throughout all the hotel.Everyone so ready to go out of their way to help and advice in whatever you might need for your stay!!A Hotel I highly recommend to... More

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Modern, somewhat unattractive building just at the entrance of town - but don't be fooled by the outside. The hotel is very comfortable and has lots of room space, wifi, common areas and good breakfast. The service is also very good, personnel is helpful and polite. It's the only hotel of this type available in Noto. The historical town is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

We stayed here late November 2013, the hotel was the designated hotel for the conference in Noto we were attending. The hotel is Very clean and the breakfast was wonderful! Moreover the staff really went out of their way to help us. On several evenings the kitchen was closed when we got back and they were happy to accommodate us... More

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McBride, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We would not have normally chosen such a high end hotel but the price was very good at this time in the year. Breakfast was superb and so were suppers. It's only a short walk to the centre of town or the train station, which we took to Siracusa. There is no ticket office or machine for the trains, buy... More

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Address: Via Confalonieri s/n, 96017 Noto, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Syracuse > Noto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Sofia 4*
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The charming and well designed Grand Hotel Sofia, at the entrance of Noto, is set amidst green, wonderful gardens, among the baroque symphony of Noto's world heritage town and the particular light blue sea with its golden beaches, which go far along the Oasis of Vendicari, Marina di Noto, Eloro, Marzamemi. Ortigia and the Greek theater of Siracusa are just a few minutes away. ... more   less 
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