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Odense, Denmark
Reviewed August 19, 2016

It is a little difficult to rate this hotel. As a hotel only it is average due to missing comfort, but as an art/museum hotel it is very good. The hotel is very particular and as a guest you have to be a little prepared to this experience. Do not forget to spent time walking around inside the hotel. It...

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Gianfranco M, Direttore generale at Hotel-Museum Atelier sul Mare, responded to this review

Dear Camilla, I’m please you enjoyed your recent stay with Musuem-hotel Atelier sul Mare. We work diligently to offer the best service and a great stay for each guest. It’s nice to know when this succeeded. I’d really like the way you invite tripadvisor readers to be ready for an experience when they make decisions to stay in our hotel....

Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

As part of a tour of Sicily my partner and I stayed here for 2 nights and it was unbelievable. As an artist I was really excited to be able to 'live' in someone else's work. Although reviews are mixed note that this is a special place, it is a museum first and a hotel second but that does not...

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Gianfranco M, Direttore generale at Hotel-Museum Atelier sul Mare, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I'm happy that we were able to provide you a favorite art room (Shadow line by Michele Canzoneri), your review clearly explains you were satisfied and enjoyed it. Your special room will always wait for you, so upon your next visit in Sicily we will be happy to provide a new experience! I'm very glad that you have...

Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Like you could expect: this is an Art Hotel.they have some exhibition rooms and photos, paintings and insallations everywhere. We had a standard double room with nice furniture and a lot of framed pictures. Apart of that it was clean but a little dark. The Breakfast area outside is very relaxing to sit at. But the food was mediocre. Recommended!

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Gianfranco M, Direttore generale at Hotel-Museum Atelier sul Mare, responded to this review

Dear Frank, thanks for your kinds words and the time you took to share with us. It is great to hear, that you have enjoyed your stay at Atelier sul Mare. It is always gratifying to receive a positive feedback. I'm sorry you have no appreciated breakfast and I apologize. However, our breakfast has a variety of choices that are...

London
Reviewed June 8, 2016

The staff were all so kind and inviting. The hotel is just incredible, it's so hard to explain in words. If you travel to Sicily, the you have to go to this eye opening, heart warming magical place that offers more than a hotel. The art rooms inspire you to look within and connect with yourself. It's right by the...

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Gianfranco M, Direttore generale at Hotel-Museum Atelier sul Mare, responded to this review

Dear Natalie, I would like to thank you very much for your wonderful comments but also for your useful remarks. We are very happy and proud that you liked our location, room and staff. Your feedback about the museum-hotel Atelier sul Mare is appreciated. It is through your constructive comments that we are able to improve the service we offer...

Saint Jean d'Aulps, France
Reviewed October 29, 2015

It's my second time to Sicily and i enjoy the time travelling this island immensely my stay at this unique Artistic Museum Hotel was so enjoyable. It is a very different and relaxing experience and i really found it inspiring, great beach with clear water it was stunning.We arrived very late and were greeted with warmth everyone was very friendly...

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Gianfranco M, Direttore generale at Hotel-Museum Atelier sul Mare, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review about museum-hotel Atelier sul Mare. I really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service, our staff members take their roles in contemporary art very seriously and provide, every day, quality customer service that our guests expect. We look forward to another opportunity to host you at Atelier sul...

Mukilteo, WA
Reviewed October 21, 2015

We wanted rooms with balconies, and I thought the art rooms would have MORE amenities, not fewer. Instead, the rooms were uncomfortable (worst bed on a six week vacation in Italy). Upon our arrival, we toured the art rooms--most of them, anyway--and ended up choosing the ones we had already requested. Both rooms (we were traveling with our daughter and...

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Gianfranco M, Direttore generale at Hotel-Museum Atelier sul Mare, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to review our property your recent stay at our hotel. Guest feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. I'm sorry to hear about your uncomfortable stay. However, in the future, my recommendation is to be informed of the place where you are going...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 17, 2015

An immersive art experience beside the sea. We spent one night in The Prophet's room and one night in the Water Bearers room. It is well worth reading up on the design background to whichever room you choose as this explains the quirky, and often outlandish features and decoration. This is a brilliant one-off hotel that gets you thinking about...

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Gianfranco M, Direttore generale at Hotel-Museum Atelier sul Mare, responded to this review

Dear James thanks for your kinds words and the time you took to share with us. It is great to hear, that you have enjoyed your stay at Atelier sul Mare and that you were especially pleased of the friendliness of our staff. It is always gratifying to receive a positive feedback. I will inform of your review to maestro...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 4, 2015

This is a really quirky hotel. Not at all near Cefalu which was OK for us as we had a car. Really lovely rooms and some really awful rooms that i'm sure some people would consider art but you have to have a certain taste and imagination for some. Only one member of staff spoke any english but he was...

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gianfrancomolino, Direttore generale at Hotel-Museum Atelier sul Mare, responded to this review

Dear Zachary, thank you for choosing hotel-museum Atelier sul Mare. Our staff members take their roles very seriously and try, every day, to provide a quality customer service that our guests expect. The staff speaks the most spoken languages in the world, you received service from a member of our staff that speaks english, others provide service in french, german,...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 1, 2015

It is a nice hotel with a good attempt to be original. It is positioned as a very artistic place, and in many senses, it is indeed. This hotel has both standard rooms and a number of what they call ‘art rooms’, i.e. fully designed by some invited artists. On arrival, they do give you a choice between a standard...

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Gianfranco M, Direttore generale at Hotel-Museum Atelier sul Mare, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your review. Probably you are not informed that Atelier sul Mare is not a hotel, it’s a museum of contemporary art. The rooms are emotional spaces, where the guest no longer has a relationship with the art, contemplating it as usually happens in a museum, but the work itself can live with an interaction which marks...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed July 13, 2015

For all the people that do not really get contemporary art, this is the hotel for you! An incredible senzitive experience, that can change any preconception by surprisingly making you 'live' within the art - each room is art made into a live-able space and for the first time you can feel and breath it all around you. Amazing experience!!!...

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Gianfranco M, Direttore generale at Hotel-Museum Atelier sul Mare, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Loretti, thank you so much for your positive feedback. It's nice to hear that you had a wonderful time and experience with us, enjoying the Museum-hotel Atelier sul Mare. Your comment is very important for us, it's a tool necessary to improve ourselves. Thank you again and see you soon in Sicily. Kind regards, Gianfranco Molino Art Director...

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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Hotel-Museum Atelier sul Mare

Address: Via Cesare Battisti 4, 98070 Castel di Tusa, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Castel di Tusa
Price Range: $89 - $336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel-Museum Atelier sul Mare 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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Atelier Sul Mare Messina
Hotel Atelier Sul Mare
Hotel-Museum Atelier Sul Mare Sicily/Castel Di Tusa, Italy
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“Do NOT choose an art room. I have no idea if the regular rooms are more comfortable, however.”
 of 5 bubbles ToastingCora, Oct 21, 2015 | Read review
“The front rooms are sea facing.”
 of 5 bubbles jamest980, Oct 17, 2015 | Read review
“This hotel is virtually in the water it is so close to the shoreline. And the town is so quiet, you can open your window and go to sleep to the sounds of gentle waves. A seaview room is a must.”
 of 5 bubbles MaldivesComplete, Apr 7, 2015 | Read review
“La stanza del Profeta was amazing!”
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 of 5 bubbles Grinmo, Aug 10, 2014 | Read review
“We had booked a standard room before we left, when we arrived we were offered to see the Art rooms, for a little extra when we had seen three we decided to upgrade, whatever you decided if your budget will let you at least try one Art Room for a night.”
 of 5 bubbles ssps13, May 29, 2014 | Read review
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