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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Contrada Fiumara, 98077 Santo Stefano di Camastra, Sicily, Italy
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Berlin, Germany
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We choose La Playa Blanca because it was on the coast, looked attractive and was in reasonable price. Unfortunately the description of the hotel on its site is quite not accurate. LOCATION *PROS The hotel looks really good and is lovely situated. To get there you need to drive through the very winding road but there is no other possibility... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We stayed this hotel July 2014. We are a groupe of friends. Hotel is located in perfect place,just along the see. All rooms are with see view. Atmoshphere is really nice, all stuff is very helpful. We visited so many places in Sicilia thanks to the close distance to railway station and many attractions. In comparision to other hotels we... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

We were hugely disappointed with the experience. The establishment professes to be four star when in many respects it barely merited two. Its actually a good looking place with a big pool and a quiet location by the sea. The big bathrooms and balconies were nice. It was in the service that everything fell down. The towels in the toilet... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

We stayed here early May 2012. The weather was good and the pool was filled, but not heated, so was OK for swimming but not lounging around in. The room was clean and reasonably furnished. The breakfasts were nothing special. We ate in the adjacent restaurant and found the food good and the cost reasonable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

Beautiful location, right on the coast. Rooms clean and comfortable, with a fantastic view of the sea, coast and some of the Lipari islands. Nice, clean swimming pool. Virtually no possibility to swim in the sea, because of boulders and waves. Certainly no beach, despite the name "playa blanca". The only disppointment for us were the staff at breakfast, who... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012 via mobile

Room for being older most spring brakers were very friendly .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

Nice Pool. Large but tired room. Very Poor breakfast. €10 for 24hrs WiFi is not acceptable in 2011 La Playa Blanca does not mean it has a white beach - its just boulders. Restaurant alongside is a pleasing location (no others for several Km). Service a little armature. eg White wine was taken from a shelf and tossed into the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2008

I am so suprised reading other reviews. I have travelled ard the world and was staying in best hotels b/c of my job, like Hilton, and Sheraton an I really do like this small coisy hotel. It is run by Italian-Polish married couple. It is just next to the sea, views from the rooms with balcony are absolutely amaizing. Rooms... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2008

This was the absolute worst hotel that I have ever been to. The conditions were extremely unsanitary. The maid never changed the sheets on our bed, there was mold and mildew on the walls, ceiling and in the shower. The wc near the pool area had feces on the floor that was not cleaned up until the next day. I... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2007

Average Italian 3 star - think Motel 6, with poorer than average breakfast. Hotel is NOT in Messina, but in Santo Stefano, which IS the best town in Sicily for ceramics.

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Address: Contrada Fiumara, 98077 Santo Stefano di Camastra, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Santo Stefano di Camastra
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — La Playa Blanca 4*
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La Playa Blanca Hotel Santo Stefano Di Camastra
La Playa Blanca Santo Stefano Di Camastra, Sicily

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