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Grand Hotel Villa Politi

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Via Maria Politi Laudien 2, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We chose this hotel on the basis that it was the only one in Syracuse that has a pool and we thought this would be needed during our 6 night stay (it was)... The hotel itself is nice enough it was clearly very grand in its day but I am not sure people are looking for this sort of thing... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great potential to be so much better, but not enough money spent on improvements (and not fast enough). Main gripes: old fashioned bathrooms (old jacuzzi baths, who wants these now, nobody. Replace with proper showers please). Breakfast arrangement most peculiar with guests having to share tables. Would recommend they buy new furniture for main room, so that they can easily... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent a lovely 6 nights at this charming hotel, as part of our trip around Sicily and really could not fault it. Had a lovely room at the front of the hotel with a view of the gardens and sea. The room was spacious and clean with good air conditioning. The breakfast buffet was good and frequently replenished and the... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights as part of our tour of Sicily. When we arrived we couldn't believe how beautiful the hotel looks and it is exactly the same on the inside. Very Italian inside and ever so luxurious! Very helpful and friendly staff, both on the desk and in the restaurant. The room was gorgeous and had a... More 

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Thank Kimswift92
Texas
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88 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We greatly enjoyed our stay at this famous old hotel. It is clean, modernized and the staff paid attention to details. We were given many requested instructions from the desk staff, all of which worked out excellently. We did have to change rooms because our requested non-smoking room smelled of smoke. The staff immediately replied and gave us a room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel was used for a group study of the World War II invasion. The hotel staff were excellent, facilitating every need and being extremely flexible throughout. The pool is large and clean (although doesn't open early if you are hoping for a pre-breakfast paddle) and the dining facilities are very good. The downsides are that it is about a... More 

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

The disadvantage that you’re talking about, for other guests is considered an advantage: Grand Hotel Villa Politi is situated in the archeological area in Syracuse. It’s to be considered a monument too… It stands out on the Latomie Dei Cappuccini; a few steps away, the sea, a wonderful path for walking across the coast, the Greek Theater, the archeological Museum,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the quality of both the hotel/room and the attention and helpfulness of the staff could not be faulted, yes the hotel was on the outskirts of the resort but we were aware of that prior to booking our stay having looked at the alternatives. the breakfast was although continental was varied and plentiful when ever they ran out of a... More 

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

we wait you always happily! Thank you to choosing us and for your kind words. Thank you so much. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is bound to make an impression on most people. I felt I was in an Agatha Christie novel staying there. You could feel the history in the hotel's walls. Most of the staff was friendly and helpful. The room was clean. The swimming pool was clean and of good size. Breakfast had fresh fruit and offered both continental... More 

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

the GHVP born in the heart of Syracuse , in a park on quarries where every day we work with passion to serve you . With a brand new air conditioning i consider strange that you haven’t had the wish fresh especially in a classic room that for typology is smaller than the other rooms . A typical restaurant at... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel amenities were just what we were looking for. Great breakfast in splendid surroundings. Buffet quickly replensihed .Lovely, well equipped pool and access to a local private beach for swimming in the sea. Air conditioning and free wi-fi. Bed and bedroom clean & comfortable. Local bus passes the gate every 20 minutes - 1 Euro to Ortigia. Catania Airport... More 

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

For 8 days you lived in our Grand Hotel , you enjoyed our location , enjoyed our services , judged our staff . We are everybody grateful for what you have written , proud of all the staff ! A warm personal greeting from Cristiano . Thanks for choosing us. More 

Long Crendon, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is delightful in looks and grandeur, its probably one of the best in terms of looks but dont be fooled it has many negatives which unfortunately overshadow the few positives. Location= poor, away from the nicer part of Syracuse (Ortigia) by about 2km, the location of the hotel is surrounded by residential flats with nowhere to really go... More 

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

I read a long list of words between imagination and reality: it is true that you had a small problem with the electronic lock of your room, immediately sorted by changing your room / false is the fact that there wasn’t a bellboy ready to help move your luggage. It is true that in this period we choose to offer... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grand Hotel Villa Politi is an unique hotel in the world. It is unique because it stands on the suggestive “Latomie” and on the ancient cliff.Art, culture, politics and nobility. A lot of famous people who have stayed at the Grand Hotel Villa Politi: Princes and Kings from all over Europe. Our Piemonte’s Princes, D’Annunzio, Sir Winston Churchill, Pope John Paul II, the President of the Republic, Carlo Azeglio Ciampi. We put the customer and its total satisfaction at the center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Villa Politi

Address: Via Maria Politi Laudien 2, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Syracuse > Syracuse
Price Range: $87 - $231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Villa Politi 4*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Syracuse
Grand Hotel Politi
Grand Hotel Villa Politi Sicily/Syracuse, Italy
Hotel Style:
#7 Luxury Hotel in Syracuse
#9 Business Hotel in Syracuse
#24 Romantic Hotel in Syracuse
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