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Bed and Breakfast Alhambra

Luigi Orlando 34, 95014 Giarre, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 14 Giarre B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed at B&B Alhambra for four years in a row. It is centrally located in Giarre/Riposto, and only 5 minutes from the Autostrada. It is only a 30 minute ride to the shopping in Catania from the train station and less than 40 minutes to the airport by car. Taormina is only about 35 minutes. Alhambra is a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Alhambra is by far the best place to stay in Giarre / Riposto. Centrally located between Catania (major city), and Taormina (tourist mecca) and the beaches at Fondachello and Fuimifreddo. Easy access to the great shopping street in Giarre (Corso Italia) and dinner options. Riposto is just down the Corso another kilometer. Simona and her family run a clean, efficient,... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

A very special place in every respect!! A wonderful Hotel and wonderful people who run it!! We felt like staying with very good friends!!Simona and also her parents were so friendly and helpful! We got picked up at the station, when we arrived in Giarre and Simona( who speaks very good English) took us back to the station when we... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

The B&B is lovely with very spacious rooms and high ceilings. Bathroom very well appointed. Giarre is well-placed if you want to visit Taormina, Etna and Catania and is a much cheaper option than Taormina for example. If this is what you are looking for then this B&B is ideal. However, Giarre itself is not very nice and not much... More

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Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

Central to A 18 highway leading to Taormina, Giardini Naxos, Riposto, Messina/ catania. Very helpful staff (family run). sUPER CLEAN and with all amenities such as WIFI, FRIDGE AND MINIBAR, LCD and a beutiful garden. Any questions answered by Simona who speaks a perfect English!! I would definetely be back to this B&B for all positive reasons :-)))))) A BIG... More

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Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

our experience with this b&b has been perfect.... when you arrive you feel welcome, and a guest of the house, rooms are wonderful romantic, clean and equipped with everything you need, the fresco's on the ceiling are that extra touch. parking space is available on the property. You can ask Simona something 10 minutes after you have the right information.... More

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37 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2011

we stayed at b and b alhambra for 3 nights during our 2 week tour of sicily. it is a beautiful villa, which is family owned and run. we had the pink room with it's gorgeous frescoes on the ceiling. the room and ensuite shower-room were spotlessly clean, and beautifully appointed. breakfast was served in the small breakfast room, or... More

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43 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2011

Travelling through Sicily we learned that B&Bs were often better than hotels and this was a classic example. B&B Alhambra is located in a beautiful villa within walking distance of the centre of town. Since it's in suburbia it is a quiet location as well, important for light sleepers. The hosts were lovely, welcoming us into their home. We were... More

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Milano
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2011

We enjoyed a lot staying at Alhambra, exellent location to visit the easter side of Sicily. The room was super clean, big enough and elegant. Great breakfast, really everything you may like ... we've had also Granita on sunday. Leaving was sad but it's just a "see you soon again"!

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Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2011

We admit to a feeling a bit of trepidation as we drove down the street towards B and B Alhambra. The area looked a bit suspect, but maybe we were just exhausted after travelling for 22 hours from Canada, and having no luggage. Lufthansa lost it somehow. The Lufthanza rep seemed to think it was unrealistic of us to expect... More

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Address: Luigi Orlando 34, 95014 Giarre, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Giarre
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Al centro di Giarre, a 3 chilometri dal mare, alle pendici dell' Etna e a 15 minuti da Taormina, il Bed and Breakfast di Charme Alhambra è ospitato all'interno di un palazzetto di fine '800 totalmente restaurato e dotato di ogni comfort. ... more   less 
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