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Residence La Gancia
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Piazza Mercato del Pesce, 91100 Trapani, Sicily, Italy   |  
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Ranked #1 of 17 Hotels in Trapani
Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
“Great all round”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Great location in the old town, very friendly staff and large clean rooms. Breakfast is served on the upper levels of the hotel providing fantastic views of the sea. Breakfast itself offered a great selection and variety of high quality food.

Room Tip: Higher level facing the sea.
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A beautiful hotel centered in the middle of the old part of the town which was a hive of activity. The breakfast room had a view over the whole area looking out over the sea. In the evening it was tranformed To a cocktail bar With hor d'oeuvre watching the sunset which was spectaculär. The staff from the reception area To the cleaners could not do enough for us. They Were so friendly and accomadating. Trapani is a picturesque town especially Around the hotel With many restaurants and bars. Food was delicious we ate Sword fish Tuna prepared in many ways and many other fish. There Were many places To visit Arice is a must. The Local bus takes you direct To cable car up the mountain To a lovely view and town. Marsala is also a town not To miss very pretty. Of course you have the novelty of taking the hover Craft To the Islands .

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Very friendly staff, kind and helpful - everyone from the cleaner to the hotel manager did their best to ensure that we enjoyed our stay. Breakfast is wonderful and eaten in fromt of a view to die for! The same can be said about the cocktail bar in the evening. The sunset is seen best from the hotel bar! An extra plus for the free towels every day for the beach! This hotel just can´t be any better!

Room Tip: We were in the studio which was perfect
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

In the first instance stayed for 3 nights in a superior triple room. Delightful room, very roomy. The staff were delightful and went the extra mile to be as helpful as they could - and more. The terrace is delightful with amazing views. There was a lovely terrace for sunbathing too. We loved it so much we returned for another 2 nights at the end of our stay in Sicily. We had an even more roomier room, the Junior Suite. This hotel is exceptionally clean and in a quiet and great location with a lovely view of the sea. Would highly recommend

Room Tip: An excellent triple room no 303 and also room 206 which was a very spacious Junior suite overlooking...
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This place is tip top! A converted wharf side dwelling tastefully renovated with style. The bathroom sink in particular was made from the most beautiful green stone! The roof top bar has wonderful views across the sea and serves a gorgeous glass of chilled wine! Mmmmm... There is a glass topped well by the ground floor elevator so you can see the tide coming in. The location is perfect to walk around in the evening and try the stylish restaurants of Trapani. During the day you can get easily to the ferries to take you to the Egadi islands. The pastries around here are mouth watering. The only slight negative is the parking situation. We raced around trying to find 12euros for the day rate parking on the street next to the hotel which was stressful but actually the reception desk keeps coins so just ask for the change from them. There is free parking down the road but we thought it was a bit too far away. Also, we were rather rail-roaded into taking the hydro-foil to Egadi but in retrospect would have preferred to book a seat on a boat that does the touring for you as a whole inclusive day trip. So check out fully what's available on the port side.

Room Tip: Perhaps choose a room high up as sometimes there are street events down below the hotel and if you a...
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights. Tophotel right in the center with a sunroof and a lovely view on the sea. Very friendly and helpful staff who speak English very well. Big rooms, very clean. It has a great design and is set right in the quiet part of the center. Some minor issues are that you have to pay extra for breakfast, daily cleaning and parking.

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wollongong, australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Very clean and quiet. Great location. Comfortable rooms. Staff very helpful. Even walked us to the ATM to explain how it worked....slide your card across to enter the door! Evening drinks on the terrace very pleasant. Good breakfast. Highly recommended.

Room Tip: Ask for a high floor or spend more for a sea view.
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Piazza Mercato del Pesce, 91100 Trapani, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Trapani > Trapani
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Trapani
#1 Romantic Hotel in Trapani
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Residence La Gancia 4*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Residence La Gancia is in the town of Trapani on Sicily's north coast. It offers Wi-Fi and a roof terrace with garden with panoramic views over the town and the bay.La Gancia is decorated in mixture of traditional Sicilian and modern styles, with colourful mosaic walls. Rooms are air conditioned and have private bathrooms and flat screen TV. ... more   less 
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