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Havre, Montana
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149 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed November 12, 2014

If you think you'll be staying in what you've imagined a room in an old monastery to be, this is not it. The building where the B&B guests are housed is quite modern inside, more like a standard hotel. The rooms are very nice and comfortable. The breakfast was good. We were presented with the standard fare, but wrapped in... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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85 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed June 15, 2014

I stayed at this BB few weeks ago for 10 days. It was very conveniently located in the historical centre, and also quite close (5-10 minutes walk) to the bus and train terminals. The nuns prepare delicious sweets based on local recipes, which they serve at breakfast. The big thing about the breakfast is that the guests have to share... More 

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Geilenkirchen, Germany
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81 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed June 3, 2013

We have spent a night at Monastero Santo Spirito, and very pleased with the overall and rooms. Situated at the highest part of Agrigento, nice view on the valley (ask for rooms with view), all the conforts like fridge, wifi internet, TV and common kitchen where you can fix food closer to a dining room. Spectacular Monastery with annexes 1300... More 

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Vilvoorde, Belgium
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2012

A beautiful place as well as lovely welcoming and servicing. The monastery is well located however not so easily accessible. Parking inside. Rooms are small but clean and quite. It is possible to cook and breakfast is very good. I really advise this place.

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Como, Lombardia, Italy
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2012

Staying in a monastery is always an interesting experience. This time price/quality ratio is great, the nuns are very helpful and the food they offer is amazing - don't miss the typical sicilian cookies, the best of the best, even better than Maria Grammatico ;) Unfortunately the position if you have a car, is not easy to reach. And one... More 

Thank Stef_Giro
Paris, France
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31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed September 6, 2012

You can stay a few days at Agrigento, base to visit nearby and Getaways to the beaches, while taking advantage of the authentic city. To be permeated of this small town, the better is to stay with our friends the Sisters of the monastery Santo Sprito where you will be welcomed by the cheerful of sister Faustina. The breakfast is... More 

Thank Alain E
Monterey, California
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed July 28, 2012

The four days I spent at this B&B were truly amazing. It is in the heart of the historic district, so many sites were within walking distance. Access to the valley of the temples & archeological museum was a short bus ride away. The room with private bathroom was clean and comfortable. The continental breakfast was delicious with some of... More 

Thank Joanne N
2 reviews
Reviewed July 27, 2012

Ticked all the boxes clean quiet friendly and extremely helpful staff, would stay here again. Close to transport hubs, trains buses and has parking if you have a car. Agrigento can be a bit tricky to drive around in, due to the nature of the roads because it was built up in ancient times, but the staff will even come... More 

Thank Barbarella1959
St Louis
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76 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed May 22, 2012

We reserved a larger room but received a room just big enough for the bed. The bathroom smelled so bad we had to keep the door shut so we could breathe. Breakfast served by the nuns was homemade and good but they were all like deserts. The place is extremely hard to find. The nuns were nice but this was... More 

Thank scrapman22
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 13, 2011

The B&B is run by a lovely nun who provides spotlessly clean rooms and ensuites. There is also a communal kitchen and dining room so particularly suitable if travelling in a group as we were. This is very centrally located but is still very quiet. We had no hot water and this was fixed within the hour - obviously the... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holy Spirit Monastery - Cistercian Nuns. The Holy Spirit Abbey, known as "the Great Abbey" (in the “Bataranni” dialect), is an ancient Cistercian abbey for nuns. It was founded between 1290 and 1295. The Cistercian monastic community, preserved uninterruptedly until today, continues to perpetuate its original venerable traditions, including the practice of hospitality, a very old form of evangelization, which was always exercised in monasteries living under the rule of St. Benedict, as well as the preparation of sweets made of almond paste and pistachio.The B & B "Holy Spirit Monastery", annexed to the monastery, is the ideal place to spend your holidays thanks to its favorable location in the historical city center.It consists of bright and comfortable single and double rooms with private bathroom, all rooms are equipped with all facilities and comforts, air conditioning, heating and TV. You can also have a kitchenette complete with accessories, an oven, a fridge and a dining area. Throughout the year breakfast is prepared by the expert hands of the nuns, offering you a remarkable assortment of homemade sweets, including tastings of the century-old pastry tradition of the monastery, such as couscous with pistachio and almond paste. ... more   less 

Additional Information about B&B Monastero Santo Spirito

Address: Piazza Santo Spirito, 8, 92100, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Agrigento > Agrigento
Price Range: $60 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“not sure if there is a big difference between rooms, but maybe a higher floor is better as it could provide an even better view!”
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