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Grand Hotel Ortigia

#17 of 70 Hotels in Syracuse
Certificate of Excellence
Viale Mazzini 12, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Danehill
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a real old fashioned hotel with lovely fixtures and furnishings in a perfect location right on the waterfront. The rooms are small which is quite often the case with these types of hotels. unfortunately when we arrived we found a cot in our room and not a third bed. I reported this to reception straight away and was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

With the exception of a couple of charming people the Reception Desk, staff appear to be disinterested in the wellbeing of their guests. They are "order takers" only. The restaurant staff abilities are uneven but they do try hard. The breakfast offered a wonderful array of choices. Housekeeping staff were kind, efficient and hardworking. The bones and location of this... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I loved Ortigia Island and this hotel was in a fantastic location. Right on the water where docks are to take boat trip around the island or go to the hotel’s private beach. The boat ride and beach are 10 Euro which includes chair and umbrella. They have facilities there also. Hotel is walking distance to the market and the... More 

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Ijsselstein, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed 4 nights in Grand Hotel Ortigia. Very nicely decorated room. Beautiful bathroom. Two times per day cleaning, making the bed and closing the curtains. Ah, and let me not forget those delicious cookies that we find every evening next to our bed. Breakfast could not be better. Sitting outside with espresso, cakes and local specialities was a perfect... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great hotel right at the shore front. You are in the very middle of the city and at the same time just 15 minutes boat ride away from a very nice small beach. The hotel almost has everything a 5 star hotel usually has and it probably doesn't get any better in Syracuse. A bit more international breakfast would be... More 

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Concord, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I spent three nights at this hotel. Maybe it was just "me", but I got the impression that the desk/reception staff were less interested in checking me in, that they were talking to each other. They were apparently unaware that I am fluent in Italian and understood everything they were saying. I got more respect from the bell-man, who not... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a great stay in this recently renovated classic hotel on Ortigia, the island that forms the center of historical Syracuse. It is harbor front and located within walking distance of the central piazza with its fascinating cathedral (created from a Greek temple that is still visible in many places in the building), the famous Arethusa spring, great restaurants,... More 

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Ithaca, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here in early June, 2016. Our room on the first floor was smallish but with its high ceilings and beautiful furniture and decor, it never felt small. Even though our windows faced the street behind the hotel, we heard no traffic or passerby. Among the standout comforts were the sheets on the bed (luxurious) and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Placed in a good location this late 19th century hotel retains an old fashioned charm. Our room was large and sunny, the bathroom was adequate and the service was good. We had pleasant stay.I can recommend the hotel who prefer an old-fashioned to a modern look.

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to stay if you want to be in Ortigia - the old part of town. It is quite easy to reach by car and has its own parking - which would otherwise be difficult to find or inconveniently located and expensive in this district. We got a spacious, elegant, luxurious duplex suite with a whirlpool... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Ortigia

Address: Viale Mazzini 12, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Syracuse > Syracuse
Price Range: $132 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Grand Hotel Ortigia 5*
Number of rooms: 58
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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Syracuse
Grand Hotel Ortigia Sicily/Syracuse, Italy
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Syracuse
#5 Spa Hotel in Syracuse
#14 Luxury Hotel in Syracuse
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