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Hotel Palazzo Cavalieri

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  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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The Hotel Palazzo Cavalieri, at the edge of the ancient city center, is a case in point; this old aristocratic residence belongs to a family of architects and designers, who've turned its 19th-century halls and rooms into a charmingly eclectic, thoroughly contemporary boutique hotel. The location, on Via Malta, is just to the mainland side of the bridge to Ortygia, which is the original ancient Greek settlement. This means easy access by day and a measure of peace by night. As does the hotel itself - these old walls shut out the noise, sealing guests in to a fantasy of noble life. It's not a period piece, though; along with the well-preserved original architecture you'll find all manner of contemporary touches, rooms featuring brand-new bath fixtures, beds and electronics and furnished with mid-century design classics. With few rooms it's perhaps a bit bigger than it feels - from within the rooms you'd be hard pressed not to imagine you're the old house's sole resident.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Multilingual Staff
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Airport Transportation
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
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HOTEL STYLE
Quiet
Boutique
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
92Great for walkers
Grade: 92 out of 100
130Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
8Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

As part of our trip in Sicily, we spent a few days in Syracuse. We chose Palazzo Cavalieri based on the design and location and I must say both were great. There was free on street parking near by the hotel which was handy. Also...More

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Reviewed October 16, 2017

This beautiful old town house has been tastefully decorated, the owner and staff are a delight, very helpful and polite and the breakfast was good. What more could you ask? The hotel does not have a carpark and the parking spaces in front of the...More

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Reviewed September 30, 2017

The hotel is located just out of the old town on the Ortigia Island so we did not have to deal with access and parking problems. Although parking is available nearby we chose valet parking as we were unsure of the other parking options, but...More

Thank geodali
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Beware about final payments at the hotel. We were fairly pleased with the hotel, location, staff, etc. until the last night. We reserved it on Booking.com which has you pay at the hotel when you are there. We had an early flight back to the...More

Thank monty36
Response from the_cavalieri, Proprietario at Hotel Palazzo CavalieriResponded September 21, 2017

Dear monty36, Your post is not a guests’ experience, which was positive as the review shows, but a malicious threat to extort money for non posting a bad review. We would like to clear some of your statements of your public post, which differs slightly...More

Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

This place is so romantic! Room was so nice, large, clean. The view from our window/Balcony was simply amazing. You can put chair and grab glass of wine , enjoy the view and that's all you need! Breakfast was very good! the place is far...More

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Response from the_cavalieri, Proprietario at Hotel Palazzo CavalieriResponded August 29, 2017

Dear LikMar, thank you for your visit at Palazzo Cavalieri and your feedback. Your remarks about far-away-parking seems not very correct: 1) Parking in nearby streets of Hotel Palazzo Cavalieri in white-line-bays is public, free and without any time limit; 2) Close 30mt (yes, 30mt)...More

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pedrotravelers
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Dear Pedro, thank you for your inquiry. Our Concierge Service at hotelcavalierisiracusa is pleased to assist you. Kindest regards.
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"room 11 was our room and we loved it, but we think all are great"
windsweepings
Jun 28, 2017
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"Stay in another hotel if you can afford it"
Pestilence182
May 18, 2017
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"All rooms are very freshly done ! NO WI-FI in the upper rooms"
719christianf
Apr 24, 2017
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"Run the air conditioning if it is warm outside."
michellerW921XS
Oct 28, 2016
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ALSO KNOWN AS
cavalieri hotel syracuse
LOCATION
ItalySicilyProvince of SyracuseSyracuse
NUMBER OF ROOMS
19
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