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Charme B&B Alhambra

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Luigi Orlando Street, 34, 95014 Giarre, Sicily, Italy
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Queensland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We highly recommend Charme B&B Alhambra - Simone and her family treated us like royalty. Rooms are tastefully appointed, spotless and comfortable. Breakfasts are great with a very good cup of cappuccino! Simone was also very helpful with on-line bookings for trains, buses and taxi services. Giarre is a lovely little place with not too many tourists, so you get... More 

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The hotel is located in a beautifully restored house, not far from the city center. The city is not charming or really pleasant, but it is near to everything, from the sea to the Etna. Our room was huge, with shiny parquet on the floor, an amazing painted ceiling and a tiny balcony. The bathroom was large and clean, with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Beautiful place, very nice and friendly people! Every time again. The beach is approx one km downwards, downtown about 5 minutes with the Etna in the background. Thanks for all, CU at Giarre! (~1/2 hrs from catania by motorway)

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

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 via mobile

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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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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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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