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Il Gelso Vacanze

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Via Nilo, 98050 Malfa, Sicily, Italy
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1 room 1 adult
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

We loved this place, amazing views in a beautiful location. Room was nice and quiet with a great view out to sea. Room well equipped and a decent size. Breakfast terrace was great, a good breakfast and fine views out to Stromboli and down to the vineyards being harvested.

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den haag
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

We had a wonderfull stay at this little hotel/B@B. Nice rooms, en suite bathroom; Extra points for earning the excellent review: - very quiet - excellent terras with view over the sea - nice breakfest - located near the best beach on malfa (yes rocks but you can (and should) hire matras) - a charming and friendly host (Ginafranco) -... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

This place has a special feel, and is perfectly located. I loved the spacious room, light-drenched balcony, views of the water, 3 mins walk to the main square, short walk to the beach, and brilliant Breaky balcony. Good wifi, hammocks, air conditioning. I'd definitely stay here again, and very glad I did.

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Avalon, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

very nice staff thoughtful. Quiet location excellent value . Gelsi like the mulberries from the area is delicious Malfa is dreamlike on this beautiful island - definitely have a Gelsi Granita. The folk at Gelsi have good advice but bring a book for those quieter moments and relax on the balcony

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights at Il Gelso. Gianfranco was a great host and the whole location is very green and clean. You can spend your evening in a hammock on the terasse listening to the nature. A beach and a supermarket are located in direct vicinity, also many good restaurants. We would come again some day!

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Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We spent 5 nights of our honeymoon at Il Gelso. The accommodations were very comfortable and the location of the B&B can't be beat. It was really easy to get to the beach during the day or get out to a restaurant at night. Gianfranco and Lorenza were incredibly hospitable and helpful, they hooked us up with some great experiences... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

A charming place, surrounded by nature and with a breathtaking view. Rooms are clean and very well furnished. From the hotel, the nicest rocky beach of Malfa is easily accessible, about 3 or 4 minutes away. The breakfast terrace, overlooking the Mediterranean sea, is simply unforgettable. Salina is a lovely island, far enough to be preserved from the massive tourism,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

We stayed in one of the little cottages and it was perfect. The owner was very kind and helpful. We spent a lot of the time on the terrace surrounded by birds and bees and flowers. Rocky beach is five minutes away, and so is the excellent supermarket. The kitchen was small but had everything necessary and there was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011

We spent 2 nights here at the end of our holiday in Salina and wish it had been longer. The rooms are comfortable and spotlesssly clean and the view from the private terrace spectacular - there's even a hammock to lounge around in. Breakfast on the upstairs terrace, was good and wholesome with excellent coffee and fresh local products, all... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2011

We stayed two nights and could not have picked a better place to get over travel from NZ. You must spend an evening on the terrace at the Santa Isabel (3 minutes) and eat at A' Lumeredda (<10 minutes up the path). We bused from Santa Marina and they came looking for us. They also provided a ride back to... More 

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