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Hotel Santa Tecla Palace

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

Thank Christina R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank Eyal A
Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Thank Alinar77
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 

Thank Doron A
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 

Thank Bella Y
Wales, United Kingdom
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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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

The hotel looks very nice from the outside, it's in a lovely location and has a great view. Free parking on site too. The staff is polite and friendly, especially in the hotel restaurant. I stayed there 3 times during the year on business trips and unfortunately every time there was something in my room which didn't work - light... More 

Thank Flya83
Eilat, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

we had a nice stay at the hotel. rooms where ok, but if you get the rooms with the sea view it might be great. showers were very small and TV was so old that my phone screen could compete it.. not much of faciliteis in the hotel in general- no gym or spa. nothing except the "must have" in... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • 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: $98 - $339 (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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