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Grand Hotel Sofia

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Confalonieri s/n, 96017 Noto, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #14 of 25 hotels in Noto
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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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Attard, Malta
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Hampshire
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We stayed at this hotel as part of a package. The staff were friendly and the room was large and clean. The Breakfast buffet was pretty good but the set evening dinners were not adequate. The hotel is perfectly situated for a short walk into Noto Town centre or ideal for making a quick getaway into the countryside.

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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Although not easy to find, this hotel was first rate. The staff was friendly and helpful. Our room was spacious and the internet service worked well. The hotel was about a 15 minute walk to the main tourist area. Parking was adequate and the breakfast was very good. Our only complaint was that the address provided was worthless to our... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

As stated on other reviews,this hotel lacks character,is outdated and does not seem to have any sense of direction when it comes to interior decoration.The reception area is far to bright.The room we occupied was clean and spacious.Bar area very unappealing.Breakfast was good with plenty of choice and the young staff were very pleasant and helpful.

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Wirral
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

This was the first stop on the Saga Seriously Sicily tour and being on the flight from Gatwick we arrived well into the evening but a pleasant, enjoyable meal was provided. Our room was spacious with a large balcony but did overlook a busy main road into Noto so there was quite a lot of traffic noise. However by the... More

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Durban
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

This hotel is fine if you have a car! Not close to the old part of town. It is a bit dated. The TV was not working and it does not have a friendly atmosphere except for a friendly lady who served us breakfast! It is a big hotel with a pool.

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Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

I read the previous reviews and I was a little scared. But experience with this hotel was good. We arrived late in the evening, the staff were very helpful and friendly. We got quiet, spacious room, which was large comfortable bed and well equipped and clean bathroom. Breakfast was good and plentiful, the staff still complement the meal. The hotel... More

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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Sofia Noto, Sicily
Address: Via Confalonieri s/n, 96017 Noto, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Syracuse > Noto
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Noto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Sofia 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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