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Syracuse, New York
Reviewed October 4, 2016

We were part of a group relocated to this hotel from an overbooked hotel in Giardini-Naxos. Lovely sea view from our balcony. Large, well-appointed room with a very comfortable king bed and more spacious closet/wardrobe than most in Sicily. Good bathroom with plenty of counter space, a real plus. AC too cold for us, temp could only be adjusted by...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 28, 2016

The room was large, with two queen size beds, a large wardrobe, tv, air conditioning, minibar and a functional bathroom. We were upgraded to a room with a sea view and a terrace and it was just beautiful. There is free wi-fi, but it onl works if you register your details. Our room was quiet. We had dinner and breakfast...

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Wigan, Lancashire
Reviewed September 20, 2016

We only stayed two nights. Staff very good & attentive, know what service is all about. Rooms comfortable (make sure you get a sea view, otherwise blank). Infinity pool, sun deck area great. Food wise, could be better, but better than other hotels we have stayed in on the Island. Overall, would come back here again.

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Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Very nice hotel with clean rooms and good service. Splendid view to the sea, great location of the pool. The breakfast was nice also with variety of food to choose from. very recommended to family and couples.

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed September 9, 2016

When coming to Sicily, we shall count with the fact tjhat majority of staff will not speak English, which happened and I did not mind. The room was nice, spacious, nice view. Unfortunately the aircon did turn off, which we did not like. Otherwise that location is amazing.. far from other touristic places with many foreigners. Majority of the guests...

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed September 2, 2016

AWFUL! Excellent position, fantastic sea. Too noisy, GM is a very unpleasant lady. Speaks only Sicilian. A la carte dinner? Too expensive. Better drive to Taormina that is only few miles away and have a decent dinner. AWFUL service. Nice people but badly managed!

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed August 19, 2016 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...

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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

Reviewed August 7, 2016 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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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,...

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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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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: $91 - $153 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“Get a sea view room.”
  • View along the coast
 of 5 bubbles SyracuseSandy, Oct 4, 2016 | Read review
“Room 426 was excellent, choose a room with sea view”
 of 5 bubbles WonderfulWorld68, Sep 28, 2016 | Read review
“Sea view , otherwise blank walls.”
 of 5 bubbles GreenTeam_10, Sep 20, 2016 | Read review
“sea view at higher floors”
 of 5 bubbles TinMa, Sep 9, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with sea view and high Floor”
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