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All of Sicily is right outside our front door and Mt. Etna, the sea, and the Taormina hills can be seen from or our lovely rooftop terrace where we socialize or just relax and take in the Sicilian sunshine! We are 200 meters from the bus station which will provide you with daily bus excursions to Mt. Etna, Siracusa, Cefalu, Alcantara Gorge, Noto, the Aeolian Islands, Agrigento, Messina, and Palermo!
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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75Somewhat walkable
Grade: 75 out of 100
14Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
3Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
9Room tips
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Incredible hospitality. The owners care about the place so much and about their guests as well. -It has the most well-maintained and stocked kitchen I've seen at a hostel (homegrown spices!) -Rooftop terrace is the best place to watch the sunset, and is great for social nights.
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Solo female travelling, I stayed at the hostel two nights, provate room. Reception is not the most beautiful, however rooms are great, rooftop very well equipped! The staff is very nice, dedicated and helpful! Giving you true local tips, avoiding you the tourists traps!
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Stayed there for two nights with a couple of friends! The receptionist was really nice and was really helpful. She gaved us tips about our visits and a really great restaurant around! The place itself is great, clean, everything went as expected! The location is great for
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very coisy place with a friendly staff....Perfect to start your trip and feel at home location is near taormina. I booked only 2 nights but one my way back, I decided to also spend my last night at the gianni house. Highly recommened
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Me and my girlfriend stayed here in august during our interrail-trip through europe. Awesome place! We had only booked 3 night first, but ended up staying 5 since we enjoyed so much. Really fun and helpful staff that gave the place its friendly atmosfear. We met a lot of new
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View from the roof terrace
Sunset view of Mount Etna
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Gianni House Kitchen
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New Bathrooms throughout Gianni House
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Gianni House Twin Room
"friendly, good location, free breakfast"
"Go for a 4 person dorm if you can"
"I preferred the 4-bed room - more space"
"Go for the private double room. Its worth it!"
"There is no lift, so if you have lots of lugagge, try to be on the firsts floors."
$26 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ItalySicilyProvince of MessinaTaormina
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