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Aretusa Vacanze

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely enjoyed our 2 night stay at Aretusa! Staff was very friendly and accommodating. They kindly assisted us with parking which was less than 10€ a day. The rooms were very clean, spacious, and comfortable! Their rooftop breakfast was the perfect start to our mornings! Their fresh squeezed orange juice, homemade marmalade, their mothers homemade cake, to the perfect cappuccino... More 

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located centrally in Ortiglia, as no car access (even bike for that matter), nights were very quiet. Room was big enough for me & my wife, nice little kitchenette and a bit small bathroom. If you come by car and stay only 2-3 days, pack one smaller suitcase whit essentials, you can leave other stuff in car, no problem what... More 

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Vantaa, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This bed and breakfast is situated in the heart of old city. The staff was extremely friendly and room was clean with refrigerator and free wi-fi and a mini-kitchen. Shopping streets and restaurants are just nearby. And the breakfast, it was excellent :) and served on the roof terrace. If you come by car, you get good advice from hotel... More 

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melbourne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was the best. We loved all their suggestions and is super close to the main square and the Caravaggio in the Church of St. Lucia. The same guy who gets in your car to direct you to the carpark squeezes your OJ in the morning.

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Melbourne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

I would rate this place as 3.5 stars (if TA would let me). A friend and I shared a double (two singles) room for 2 nights in May. The location is good - down the bottom of Ortigia in an area well serviced by shops, cafes and restaurants. Within walking distance of all Ortigia sights. The room was just big... More 

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Cinzia L, Direttore at Aretusa Vacanze, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to review our Bed and Breakfast. We are very sorry to hear that you are not fully satisfied with your experience. We must admit however that we cannot clearly understand what you didn't like about your stay in Siracusa. Some rooms (and bathrooms) are bigger than others, but we hink that all... More 

Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Our stay here allowed us to enjoy every moment of our 3 nights on Ortigia. We booked a spacious triple room for the two of us and the kitchenette came in handy also. Location was outstanding.......breakfasts delicious. on the rooftop terrace......and Antonio,Cinzia.and the two brothers couldn't be more helpful. We finally "caved in" to the fresh orange juice: a treat... More 

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Blueys Beach, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Normally first impressions count but in this case our room turned out to be a whole lot better than first appearances. The building is very old located in a narrow alleyway in the old town, a perfect location. I was shown to our room while my husband was taken to the garage to park the car. There was a strange... More 

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Inverness, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

This was a fantastic place to stay in Siracusa. Located in Ortigia, the old city, close to the Duomo, beautiful piazzas, fountains, yet still quiet at night. Two brothers, Mauricio and Ettore, are the owners and incredibly helpful and friendly. They serve breakfast on the rooftop terrace each morning, with fresh squeezed orange juice, coffee of any type, and a... More 

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Brazil
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful place! Very centrally located, in the heart of Ortigia. There is a parking place near, booked with them, for 7 euros/day, very convenient. We were travelling with our 3 year-old girl and everyone was so nice, treated us very well. The breakfast up in the terrace was wonderful. Excelent food, plus a fantastic view. The room was... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Just came back from four nights with Aretusa Vacances, well located for exploration of Ortegia island. Breakfasts are just fabulous here starting with the roof-top terrace complete with sea views. Freshly squeezed orange juice, fabulous Italian coffee every which way as well as a great selection of good food to eat, both sweet and savoury. In addition, the staff was... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
Things to do
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Aretusa Vacanze

Address: Vicolo Zuccala, 1, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Syracuse > Syracuse
Price Range: $67 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Aretusa Vacanze 1*
Number of rooms: 10
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