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Hotel Riva del Sole

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is beautiful, the staff very nice, the location is great, food also very good. We had stayed there several years ago and returned again this year. We had the vegetable soup - it was the best we've ever eaten. It's great to sit out overlooking the water or relaxing in the beautiful lobby.Definitely recommend this hotel if you... More 

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Toronto
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at the Riva del sole in Cefalu....extremely clean. We had a great view of the sea and the boardwalk....close to all amenities and centre of city.... The staff were very accommodating and went out of their way for us. Great restaurant on site with view of the sea... And yes there was air conditioning and free... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this Hotel some weeks in advance with Booking.com for the nights of June 16 and 17. Unfortunately June 16 was a hellishly hot day with a nasty hot wind and temperatures of 42 degrees. As a result a number of bush fires had broken out on our approach to Cefalu resulting in closure of both the freeway and... More 

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Susan Weckbaugh
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Main couple at the reception desk greeted us with grumpy. No smiles the whole time we were there, no friendliness--only from Angelo, the young man who helped us with our luggage. Oh, they smiled when we left. What does that infer? Breakfast was good. Beds were so hard my 31-year-old son suffered a back ached for 2 days. Shower was... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

DO NOT stay here even if u have to sleep on the street. They should have told us on check in AIR CONDITION was NOT available. When we informed them it's not working they just said it will in 30 min. Then later in evening another guy tells us it's not working. This is an intential desevment. Something ALL hotels... More 

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france
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

We stayed 1 night on our way to Palermo. Céfalu is a lovely village with a beautiful beach. We would have liked staying another night especially with the warm weather in October. The hotel is very well situated, only a 5 minutes walk to the village. Our room with seaview worth the little bit extra. Hotel and rooms very clean... More 

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

We have picked Hotel Riva del Sole to stay in Cefalu just to make sure that we have safe overnight parking for our rental car. Hotel stuff parked the car that evening and the morning after we realized that there was a deep scratch on the back side as the driver hit the firehose while parking. We went to Cefalu... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

We called the front desk 3 times asking for help with air conditioning and told to "press the on switch" but at check out was told it was off for the season. I think this is a hotel that caters to tour groups rather than individuals. The breakfast room is beautiful and the selection is good. No wifi. Empty minibar.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

While travelling Sicily, stopped in Cefalu for the day and ended staying overnight. Hotel Riva del Sole had one room left, on the 3rd floor with a step out balcony facing the beautiful Med. The beach was steps away, which lured us into the inviting azure water. This hotel is also steps away from the old city with shops galore.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here in July during the Italian heatwave. The rooms were small but the window allowed a great breeze. Great location. Good breakfast. Front desk very helpful. Poor wifi reception in room, but okay downstairs on the terrace. Overall average. Rooms clean and comfortable

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Hotel Riva del Sole

Address: Via Lungomare G Giardina, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Cefalu
Price Range: $134 - $321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Riva del Sole 3*
Number of rooms: 116
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Also Known As:
Riva Del Sole Cefalu
Riva Del Sole Hotel
Hotel Riva Del Sole Cefalu, Sicily
Hotel Style:
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Cefalu
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