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Villa Hirschen

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Via delle Ginestre, 38, 95019 Zafferana Etnea, Sicily, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

Nice, clean hotel with new comfortable rooms. Free parking, wifi. Place where you can sell service make cafe, have beer from the fridge a pay later. Personal can basically speak few languages, polite, nice. Breakfast tasty, tea, caffe, juice, salami, ham...

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Very comfortable, well run villa/hotel. Spacious bedroom with large on suite, balcony, TV. Wifi. Night safe in bedroom. Good breakfast. Walking distance to old town centre. Plenty of shops and restaurants. Private secure parking. Very good security all around.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I spent one night there with my wife in May 2014. The house is slightly outside Zafferana, easily reachable by car, the owner is knowledgable and will surely help you if needed. The room was perfectly clean, big enough with a spacious bathroom. The breakfast was ok and the location is very convenient to reach Rifugio Sapienza. If I remember... More 

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

My wife and I spent two nights at Villa Hirschen in Zafferana Etnea - great location - 10 to 15 minute walk to the center of Zafferana, so didn't need to use the car - always a blessing for me when attempting to drive in Italy. Breakfast was fine, rooms were clean and the entire residence was very well cared... More 

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Stamford, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We visited Zafferana Etnea in October of 2013 and were fortunate enough to stumble across Villa Hirschen. The place was wonderful, the room big, clean and very comfortable. We were given a room with a balcony facing the Etna and were able to see it erupting from the balcony. We had an opportunity to take tremendous pictures. The Owner, Mr... More 

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Gharghur, Malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

Spent a long relaxed weekend in Sicily. Our stay at Villa Hirschen was very satisfactory. The Russo's are a very nice couple always ready to help.The rooms are very pleasant and clean.The area of Zafferana is very peaceful. Will surely vist Sicily again and Villa Hirschen .

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2011

My Girlfriend and i were made very welcome by Mr Russo,the Hotel was very comfortable with great views of Etna and and down towards the coast,highly recommended

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2011

Zafferana Etnea is a delightful small hillside town. Superb views to the sea & to Mt Etna. In August lots going on in the town. Performances in the amphi- theatre, open air dancing in the centre. A vibrant atmosphere after dark in the town plazza, but not alot happens until after 10pm, so best do as the locals do, take... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2011

Had a wonderful stay. Mr Russo and his family can't do enough for you. It's up the hill from the town centre and is a peaceful oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the busy square. Suggest you hire a car as buses aren't that available if you want to go further afield but to be honest Mr Russo... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2011

stayed 1 night in July 2011 while touring the Volcano. Very nice owner arranged for a guide to take us to the craters and to the different sightseeing areas around it. We had a spacious, very well lit, quiet and clean room, which included a nice terrace to enjoy the view of the roofs and steeple of Zaffarea Etnea (the... More 

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