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Rome, Italy
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here with my fiancé and two friends of mine. Our experience was very good. The hotel provides very nice rooms with many amenities (i.e. pay per view channels...), a stunning pool directly in front of the sea, three restaurants (the one outside is really amazing), lounge bar and a direct access to the sea. Probably the hotel is... More 

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SantaTeclaPalac... S, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Santa Tecla Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback of your holiday experience here with us . We are glad to read your lovely comments regarding our hotel. Hoping to see you again to Santa Tecla Palace Kind regards More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice hotel. The new rooms with the sea view are great. The pool is special and it has also a private beach. The only disadvantage is that it's far away from everything, but we didn't care, it was worth it. Very peaceful and special.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Really very cool and nice hotel! Good rooms, amazing swimming pool! And very very nice staff here. One moment they have own beach , but it's without sends, and when you go inside to the sea you go from stairs, so it's not ok for small children ;) It's very good for different kind of people. They have tennis court,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

The hote is located in a quiet place. Not far from the city. The rooms are nice, But not equipped as expected. Amazing sea view. I recommend a room with a sea view on a high floor. Average hotel, nice and not expensive.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

The hotel looks amazing outside. The pool is merged with the sea so the view is really beautiful. Inside though it's a little bit disappointing. The rooms are pretty basic, there is even no shelf for the soap in the shower which is really uncomfortable. The air conditioner is controlled from the reception which is a little weird I should... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

we were 3 couple in this hotel at the end of april 2016, the hotel locate in difficult place to arrive and to exit to tours, we got rooms in the old part of the hotel , in comparing to other hotels in Europe the rooms in the old part are similar to rooms in youth hostel. the tv is... More 

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Valletta, Malta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Santa Tecla is a holiday hotel situated in an excellent location on the water’s edge in the immediate outskirts of Acireale. You need a car to stay here but the hotel grounds provide ample car parking space. Particularly due to its location, the hotel is ok to spend some Summer holidays exploring the Sicilian coast and enjoying its clear blue... More 

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New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

I stayed here as part of a tour in September 2015. Although part of the hotel has been upgraded, we were put in the old half of the hotel. This was very shabby and dated and not that clean either - lots of mould in the shower. The first room we were given only had one light bulb working and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

A nice place with a beautiful pool. Sea bathing is also good. The place you shouldn't stay at without a car. You can't rent an automate car, so take it into consideration if you don't want to travel by taxi. Taxi is expensive. You pay per number of passengers. A round trip to Catania and backwards cost 150 euro for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

It is approximately 40 yrs old but has undergone many improvements / upgrades over recent years It has some 200 rooms 50% in the rear face towards the mountain the other 50% facing the sea The building has five floors the top one I believe consists mainly of suites and other rooms for wedding receptions? External walls are of contrasting... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Santa Tecla Palace is nestled on the cliffs of the Sicilian volcanic coastline, overlooking the azure waters of the Ionian Sea, between Catania and Taormina surrounded by the Natural Reserve of Timpa di Acireale (CT). It's convenient location makes it easy to venture out into the countryside of the island and discover all of its nature and history. Visiting mount Etna is one of the musts since it is only 30min drive from the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Santa Tecla Palace

Address: Via Balestrate 100, 95024 Santa Tecla, Acireale, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Acireale > Santa Tecla
Price Range: $100 - $347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Santa Tecla Palace 4*
Number of rooms: 182
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Hotel Santa Tecla Palace Sicily/Province Of Catania
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