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La Rocca della Rosa

Via Zafferana-Bongiardo, 26 | 95019, Zafferana Etnea, Sicily, Italy
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La Rocca della Rosa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We (Fleur 27 and Joost 30) had two great nights with an excellent (large) home cooked meal on the night of arrival. Franz showed us around on there lovely property and gave us some good advice about what to do. Breakfast was nice, good coffee and fresh pastry! Thank you guys!

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Beit Hashita
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

The reviews we read gave Maria and Franz a great rating for their agroturismo, and we definitely weren't disappointed. From their warm welcome to the home cooked meals by Maria's mother, my wife and I felt right at home. Our room was more than adequate with stone walls and wooden ceiling and beams, and windows with a southern face. The... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We stayed in this Agriturismo for two nights and enjoyed the warm welcome from Franz and Maria, the superb meals cooked by Maria's mother, the lovely views of Etna, and just the peace and beauty of the place. The rooms were spacious and furnished in lovely old furniture. Good showers and comfortable beds ensured a good nights sleep. Wifi is... More

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights at the end of a week in Sicily and it is easily our favourite place. It is a beautiful home and the rooms are lovely - comfortable beds and really good showers. The setting is stunning with views out over towards Etna, brooding and covered in snow. They are growing lots of their own... More

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Boston, MA
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We had a wonderful time at this rustic agriturismo, and enjoyed staying in the wine press room--well-described elsewhere--which had a lovely view of Mt. Etna. The room and bathroom were more than adequate, but the unique delights of La Rocca della Rosa lie in the warm, lovely welcome from Maria and Franz, the superb meals prepared by Maria's mother and... More

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Medford, Oregon
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

We were a group of 4 couples staying for 3 nights that happily treated to a delightful stay. We enjoyed lots of wine and their special olives every evening on the lower terrace. Maria and her new husband were still reeling from their wedding and yet may our stay special. Her mother helped make us a great meal The place... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

This is one of those places you read about in the travel pages but never seem able to find. I've given it a 5 star rating not for fancy facilities ( there aren't any! ), but for the sheer charm and wonderful hospitality on offer. I had a lovely room, cotto floors, wooden beams, a good bathroom. Furnished very traditionally... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We spent three nights La Rocca delle Rosa (in the room with the wine press) and loved it! Maria and her soon-to-be-husband Franz made us feel very welcome - as did the dogs. One evening we had a great home cooked dinner prepared by Maria´s mother, but the other nights we simply sat on the terrass eating cheeses, prociutto, salami,... More

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Newburgh, New York, United States
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

We decided on the spur of the moment to go to Sicily. La Rocca della Rosa had a room available for 6 nights, and we really lucked out. The setting is amazing, with views of Mount Etna from the roof-top terrace, and from our bedroom window (we were fortunate enough to get the room with the old wine-press in it).... More

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State College, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

My jaw dropped when I was taken to our room with a huge, antique wine press--two stories tall--in it. The food was excellent and the tiers of agriculture were really interesting and a great stroll. One word of advice...get good directions and a full address for your GPS unit. Ours did not recognize the address on the website and it... More

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Address: Via Zafferana-Bongiardo, 26 | 95019, Zafferana Etnea, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Zafferana Etnea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
La Rocca Della Rosa Zafferana Etnea, Sicily, Italy

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"La Rocca della Rosa" was born as a vacation house in 1800, now is a so called "agriturismo", a country hotel with a production of bio extravirgin olive oil and cherries and a restaurant where is also possible to celebrate birthdays, weddings or other ceremonies. ... more   less 
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