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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Vittorio Veneto 84, 95041 San Michele di Ganzaria, Sicily, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Malta, Europe
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Small, family-run hotel, very suitably located for anyone visiting Caltagirone, Piazza Armerina and whereabouts. We missed the turning to the hotel - the road singage could, in fact be improved upon - so here are the hotel co-ordinates: 37.27836 14.42935. The hotel is perched on top of a steep hill - see photo. Rooms are spacious and clean, though they... More

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San Michele Di Ganzaria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

The hotel was very clean, the rooms a little bit old fashioned, but it was OK. The food was excellent, and the staff were kind and helpful. The pool is situated in very unique atmosphere, and rather big.

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Island of Malta, Malta
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

It is apparently a 3 Star hotel but the Pomara hospitality and service deserves 7 Stars. This family run hotel has an adjacent restaurant where the food is amazing. The Hotel Pomara is surrounded by the most splendid countryside where all the staff welcomed us with a wonderful natural smile. It is definitely the hotel I shall be longing to... More

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Poole
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

This hotel made my holiday .It was just wonderful for our family I m cealiac so most of the time I struggle eating good food but in this occassion the hotel was catering for gluten free breakfast lunch and dinner with all the trims the place is very quite rather rural and so much caracter down the village it is... More

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Vienna, Austria
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13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

The restaurant is excellent and Johnny the waiter is a scream. Our food was delicious. I really appreciated the pool and wifi in the room. I thouhgt the staff were really professional. We had a wonderful pizza in the local place and the best ice cream of our trip at a very unassuming place down the street.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

Good location if you plan to visit Caltagirone and Vila Romana.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

We picked this hotel as a central place to explore the south east of Sicily. Whilst there we drove west as far as Agrigento and east to Siracusa. Main roads are generally good but road signs often just disappear completely - be prepared to get lost. That said, we had no trouble finding the hotel once in San Michele, as... More

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Island of Gozo, Malta
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2011

Hotel Pomara is situated minutes away from Caltagirone (famous for it's ceramics) and Piazza Armerina (Villa dei Casali world heritage in mosaic). In this sleepy hamlet of San Michele, it all started as a Restaurant which attracted people from all over Sicily . Eventually the hotel was built to accomodate diners who found the food to be excellent. I always... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2011

Located in a small town about 30 miles from Catania, with great views of the countryside. A car is probably essential, though driving in Sicily can be an 'interesting experience' for drivers from other European countries such as the UK. There is plenty of free parking at the hotel. The hotel has large, though basic, clean rooms. The rooms all... More

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Hurstpierpoint, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2011 via mobile

Our family based ourselves here to tour Eastern Sicily and found the Hotel Pomara very suitable. Rooms were large and clean if a little Spartan. We had some problems with noise from the corridor outside, but solved it with a towel stuffed into the crack. But aside from these quibbles we found the staff friendly, the large outside pool wonderful... More

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Also Known As:
Hotel Pomara Sicily/San Michele Di Ganzaria
Address: Via Vittorio Veneto 84, 95041 San Michele di Ganzaria, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > San Michele di Ganzaria
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in San Michele di Ganzaria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Pomara 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Where the civilization of the eastern Sicily meet the western, there rises the Pomara Hotel, a few kilometres from Caltagirone, "City of Ceramics", and Piazza Armerina, famous for "Villa del Casale" mosaics". The Hotel Pomara, modern in its structure, elegant in its figure and full of comfort, has 39 bedrooms, all with private bath, hairdryer, direct dial telephone, air conditioning, cable radio, color TV, mini bar. The hotel Pomara has also a swimmig pool and a very good Kitchen. ... more   less 
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