We would like to advertise the hotel for many reasons. 1st one, as a horse rider, I was very pleased to see so many installations and horses. I was almost about to ride but I went in Sicilia to visit and enjoy the sun and the sea :) 2nd, the staff is very welcoming. The lady proposed to indicate us the way to go to the hotel by phone (we did it on our own and we were a little bit lost. For future guests, an advice, once you exit the motorway, follow the direction of Calvaruso and afterward, the signs of the hotel). The 2 other guys also offered us precious indications. We went to Savoca, the "Il Padrino" village following Aldo's (not sure about the name) recommendations. We didn't regret it! It is this kind of villages that we look for during our trips. So beautiful! Last but not least, another guy from the staff has kindly explained us the way to use the fitness (important info too: we were authorised to check out at mid day whereas other hotels urge you to check out at 11 am the latest) I have really enjoyed to make some exercice after eating so much! Another big point is that most of them speak a perfect French. Even if we like to travel to meet other languages, it is really appreciated to better understand people :) 3rd, the swimming pool is amazing. at the top of the hotel, you can swim while contemplating the magnificient view on the islands. 4th, dinner is excellent. We have appreciated the advice from the servor (even if we had a misunderstanding on "gassata" :). The wine Altavilla is a good price / quality rate for those who like to taste Sicilian wines, not too strong. We have also taken gnocchi "rossa" (can' t remember exactly the name sorry), rolls of veal (mmmhhhh...), scaloppine with very good lemon sauce and a creamy risotto (we didn't all this in 1 meal huh.. But in 2!).
To summarise, we are very pleased about the hotel. Moreover, we had a reduction thanks to Groupon so it was an outstanding stay for us.
Hope this - long - comment will help!
Sophie e Alexandre
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Your “long comment” was GREAT!
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Thank you for your words and, above all, to have chosen “Il Parco degli Ulivi” for your Sicilian stay!
We wait for you the next time for a longer stay and for another detailed comment as the first
In some lines, you commented and suggested EVERYTHING and we were very happy and enthusiast reading your “guidelines”!
Thank you so much.
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