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Grand Hotel Sofia

Via Confalonieri s/n, 96017 Noto, Sicily, Italy
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Joplin, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Just stayed one night on way from ferry to Sicily from Malta. Newly and nicely renovated 4-star hotel just blocks from the lovely 18th-century late-baroque village with one main pedestrian street. Hotel staff helpful and friendly, nice large rooms. Stay was in heat of summer; hotel had adequate air-conditioning in rooms and public areas. Excellent breakfast buffet. Large rooms, well-furnished.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We stayed here the night of 31st May 2015 and had a terrible night. At 11pm a group of schoolchildren arrived and occupied most of our floor. From then on there was no longer any quiet. The kids ran around, shouted, screamed, banged doors. It was impossible to sleep. We contacted reception, who told us that they couldn't give us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I couldn't fault this hotel. We arrived without reservation and were welcomed very professionally. The price was an outstanding €69 for a very modern, spacious and well equipped room with a small balcony overlooking the pool (which I would have tried if it had been warmer than 17 degrees!) Good breakfast. Only 800 meters to the old town.

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Campinas, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Staying in the Hotel Sofia and visiting Noto is to experience a contrast between a modern hotel and an antique town. You have all modern amenities at the hotel and the tradition and history of the town, where you can walk by. Visiting Noto, among all historical gems, never miss the ice-cream, considered the best of Italy.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Pro: very large room with balcony, large bathroom. Very nice restaurant, very good food, very nice service. Staff at the restaurant very professional. Cons: Also close to the town, I could not say that it has a good location, the hotel been located near the main road, consequently noisy. Also very poor insulation between rooms: I could hear the noise... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Just outside the main town this hotel is very convenient for walking to and around Noto. It was nicely appointed and the room and bathroom were clean. Views from the hotel were not very inspiring but it is in land so no sea view possible! Would definitely recommend if you are in the area.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Good hotel just outside the gates to Noto, with plenty of car parking available. Very clean, big rooms and big balconies. Historical centre is 12 to 15 minutes walk, on pretty flat terrain. Breakfast was in the form of a very good buffet, with all the usual trimmings, and better than what is offered in many similar facilities. We did... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised with what the Grand Hotel Sofia has to offer. Just 5 minutes drive from Noto centre and 10minutes to the sea, this hotel has large modern rooms, and spacious bathrooms with a fantastic shower! Large balcony in each room. Lots of parking space. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The pool and sun deck were... More 

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Naxxar, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We chose the hotel after we came across it during our internet search. The hotel proved to be an excellent choice as it provided the right setting for our family reunion. Rooms are very specious with a good sized shower. The breakfast is very varied and the pool and surrounding grounds beautifully landscaped. The hotel is located a stone throw... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Excellent clean hotel. Staff very helpful. Hotel is situated just outside Noto easy to find and very central. Will definitely visit again. Noto is a lovely city to visit with all the historical places.

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