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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a lovely week in this Hotel-Palace. The hotel was beautiful both in the outside and the inside. Very typical big and comfortable rooms with great views. The owner was really lovely and she prepared delicious breakfast for yhe ten teachers that travelled to Ispica. I reccommend it to everybody who goes there.

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Thank Patricia E
Valletta, Malta
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86 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Palazzo Gambuzza is a very pretty, quaint establishment, in a great location, and provides breakfast service. The staff is friendly and helpful. However, the big negative I have to take a star away for is because they advertise that there is internet, and I feel it is a bit disengenuous: there is internet, when one sits right at the front,... More 

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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed April 29, 2016

Palazzo Gambuzza is located just 2 minutes from town center and in easy walking distance to two restaurants and one bar. The hotel has seven rooms/apartmenrs. We had a small suite with bedroom, sitting area and bathroom. The room was well appointed with a good bed, small flat screen TV (only one foreign channel though-French) and old fashioned furniture one... More 

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Mineola, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2016

This is our second visit to Sicily and our second stay at the Palazzo Gambuzza. If you are looking for a centrally located, historic experience-you've come to the right place! Accommodations are comfortable and reasonable. Breakfast is included( marmalade and honey made by monks available for sale). Lovely,private courtyards too. Someplace special!!!!

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Thank longislandcouple2013
Catania, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2015

We stayed in Palazzo Gambuzza in February, it was a nice location to stay during our 'Baroque weekend': a trip we organized to see Sicilian baroque cities Modica and Noto, so Ispica was an additional stop in between. Ispica itself has several cathedrals to visit, but nothing really special. Palazzo Gambuzza is a nice place, indeed. Carefully restuctured, this old... More 

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Thank Anorielle
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is an amazing place, a hotel based in a renovated palazzo, tucked away behind one of Ispica's main churches, Basilica di S. Maria Maggiore, with its beautiful semi-circular courtyard surrounded by arched alcoves, known as the Loggiato. Our suite of rooms was named after this and was spectacular. Huge, amazingly decorated (including a UNESCO-protected painting on the bathroom ceiling!)... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 21, 2014

We stayed in the Palazzo proper - in the Angeli suite. We thought that the place was delightful, very well and courteously run (Rosanna and the staff were all extremely pleasant and helpful) and very nicely located, within easy walking distance of the main square and most restaurants. The breakfast was excellent. We would not hesitate to return if in... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 2, 2014

This hotel is elegant and peaceful. Located adjacent to the Basilica and its plaza this truly ancient hotel has been wonderfully restored by two local families. The courtyards are lovely with lemon and lime trees. The breakfast room has an ancient cistern below it to tour. We could walk to the center for gelato and the superb Il Mercato restauarant.... More 

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Reviewed July 7, 2014

We were really looking forward to our stay at the Palazzo in May, having seen the stunning reviews. The four days stay was in the middle of our trip and we had paid extra for the apartment with a washing machine. Another benefit was to be able to self-cater and cook some of the wonderful fresh foods that Sicily provides.... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed April 19, 2014

Ispica is not a wonderful place, just a typical small sleepy Sicilian city. But Palazzo Gambuzza is a very nice island in the middle of the city, very close to the beautiful church and very peaceful. The comtessa is a energetic but very pleasant landlady and she will welcome you in the morning with a breakfast second to none. Very... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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Additional Information about Palazzo Gambuzza

Address: Via Giovanni Meli 6, 97014 Ispica, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Ragusa > Ispica
Price Range: $79 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Palazzo Gambuzza 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“The Baron's suite of rooms, known as the Loggiato, are huge, grand and also very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles BlytheSpirits, Nov 4, 2014 | Read review
“Wi Fi is in the courtyard. If you want absolute privacy rent the house...its just across the street. The main house is very quiet too.”
 of 5 bubbles lisajanemaciejowskig, Aug 2, 2014 | Read review
“I would avoid the apartment unless there are lots of you in your group.”
 of 5 bubbles CharollesBurgundy, Jul 7, 2014 | Read review
“Junior suite is romantic and isolated by the rest of the rooms.”
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 of 5 bubbles rinox, Jan 18, 2014 | Read review
“Each suite is indivdually designed - they are all perfect!”
  • Suite Agave - what a huge bathroom
  • Suite Agave - bedroom with wooden roof
  • Suite Agave - living room
 of 5 bubbles Viaggi_CS, Jun 27, 2013 | Read review
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