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Grand Hotel Arciduca

#5 of 33 Hotels in Lipari
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Via Giuseppe Franza Lipari, 98055, Sicily, Italy
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Roesrath
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

My wife and I spent a week in April on a package tour of the Aolian Islands. We were based on Lipari, in the Grand Hotel Arciduca. An ideal location for such a trip. It is very close to the departure Marina for local boat trips and although near the town center, is located in a comparatively quiet area. The... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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62 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Our group arrived by ferry for a three night stay. The reception staff was very welcoming and helpful. We were struck by the cozy, welcoming lobby. A wonderful mix of Victorian, Turkish and Modern touches in the eclectic decor. All clean and new looking. A lovely hotel that presents as a large friendly home. A small pool and outside seating... More 

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GHALipari, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Grand Hotel Arciduca, responded to this review

Dear MegLark28, many thanks for detailing your stay at Grand Hotel Arciduca on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled to read of your remarkable stay and thank you for highlighting various positive aspects from the spacious and clean room ,warm hospitality, free WiFi, to the wonderful buffet breakfast Do come back whenever you are visiting this beautiful island and rest assured it... More 

Western Australia, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Wife and I have stayed their twice the last was in September 2015 good service and friendly people close to Marina Corta for trips around the other Island and their many places to it out if you want and if you want car hire is available.

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GHALipari, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Grand Hotel Arciduca, responded to this review

Dear chrisbV45, thank you for taking time to share your experience and for your positive feedback on your second stay at Grand Hotel Arciduca. We are happy to learn that our strategic location, friendly staff, value and services were up to your expectations. The whole team looks forward to welcoming you back for another stay in the near future! Warm... More 

Bromborough, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

This small hotel is an absolute gem, the best (by far) of our Sicily / Aeolian Islands tour. We were wildly impressed by the restaurant, for breakfast, lunch and dinner, by the staff, by the comfortable bed, balcony and super high-quality fittings in the bathroom, happy hour in the bar, convenient location and pretty pool. Lots more good things to... More 

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GHALipari, Direttore at Grand Hotel Arciduca, responded to this review

Dear Trisha, We are so grateful for your review, so carefully detailed! We are delighted that you had such a wonderful stay with us at Arciduca Grand Hotel. You kept so many good memories of this place and we are happy that we contributed to make your stay unforgettable. We work passionately to make our guests feel welcome and comfortable... More 

Neptune, New Jersey
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for 5 nights. Great service, location was a short walk from center of Lipari. Beautiful breakfast area by pool. Plenty of choices for breakfast, savory and sweet! Very nice hot tub on roof with great views! Spacious room very nice bathroom. Bed was firm! There was a free shuttle to Coral Beach in Canneto... More 

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GHALipari, Direttore at Grand Hotel Arciduca, responded to this review

Dear Guests, We thank you for your positive feedback and we are happy that you had an awesome experience at the Arciduca Grand Hotel and you wish to come back for your next stay in Lipari. ARRIVEDERCI! More 

Neptune, New Jersey
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122 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

We stayed in Lipari for 5 days and really loved the location of this hotel. A short walk to Marina Corta - we had access to beaches (and shuttles to) in Canneto. Room was quiet, bed was fairly comfortable. We had a terrace with our room that overlooked the pool. There is a jacuzzi on the roof which was really... More 

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GHALipari, Direttore at Grand Hotel Arciduca, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review the Arciduca Grand Hotel, we truly appreciate it. We are delighted that you had a very pleasant stay and loved our location, our comfortable rooms and the breakfast buffet in particular. Thank you for recommending the hotel to the big TripAdvisor community. Our Staff works to guarantee our guests an... More 

Radlett, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

We had a wonderful July break, our second visit to both Lipari and this splendid hotel. From harbour pick up to the reception we felt welcome without being too smothered. Since we last visited the top floor terrace has been developed. We used this as a pre and post dinner venue to watch the sun sets and to enjoy the... More 

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GHALipari, Direttore at Grand Hotel Arciduca, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all we would like to thank you for your choosing to stay at Grand Hotel Arciduca once again for your second visit to Lipari. We are delighted that you felt so welcome and enjoyed your stay with us. Secondly, many thanks for your feedback : we are always happy to read positive reviews because our main... More 

London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The hotel was very well located, quiet, pleasant rooms, interesting pool, nothing outstanding but very, clean and well run. Breakfast was varied and plentiful around the pool it was full buffet. Christian the bar man was attentive, interesting he really went out of his way to talk to everyone The heat was unbearable when we were there.

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GHALipari, Direttore at Grand Hotel Arciduca, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your feedback. We are happy that you had a pleasant stay at Arciduca Grand Hotel and appreciated the location, the swimming pool, our rooms, the staff and our breakfast. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Kind regards. More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Close to the main high street, nice hotel with a pool and the staff were very attentive, especially Christian who was always willing to help and advise. Spacious and clean rooms, close to the action but still quiet and peaceful at night.

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GHALipari, Direttore at Grand Hotel Arciduca, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for sharing your experience at Arciduca Grand Hotel. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you particularly appreciated our quality of service, the room and the location of the Hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back to Lipari and Grand Hotel Arciduca in the future. Best regards. More 

Catania, Italy
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33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I was in this hotel for a conference with almost 40 people. The location is nice but not so practical, they hotel staff is very insensitive and don't care much to solve the problems of the participants. The main problem was the internet wi-fi which was not able to tackle with more than 8 or 10 connections at the same... More 

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GHALipari, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Grand Hotel Arciduca, responded to this review

Dear Visitor, We are sorry to tell you that you were not our guest as you were in another hotel and much less, you are not the one who has framed the contract and set with us terms and conditions to use our congress hall, therefore we retain that you are not able to give a proper judgment on our... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Among the multi-coloured Aeolian houses of Lipari’s historic centre stands a romantic little cluster of three buildings: the Grand Hotel Arciduca, named in honour of Louis Salvator, Archduke of Austria. The Hapsburgs’ opulence combines with Sicilian styles from the end of the 19th century to create a summer palace. The bedrooms are elegant, public areas are warm and welcoming and the service is excellent. The restaurant terrace overlooks the heated swimming-pool with its hydromassage, set among the colours and perfumes of Mediterranean shrubs. A sun terrace, a gym and a games room complete the ideal setting for a holiday on Lipari. Just a few steps away is the square of Marina Corta, by the fishermen’s port and the hydrofoil dock. The little beach of Portinente is a two-minute walk and the colourful little shops and boutiques in the town centre can be reached in a couple of minutes more. Those in search of culture, on the other hand, have only a 5-minute walk to reach Lipari’s Castle, which has a museum and an archaeological garden, and the Cathedral with its cloister. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Arciduca

Address: Via Giuseppe Franza Lipari, 98055, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Islands of Sicily > Aeolian Islands > Lipari
Price Range: $136 - $281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Arciduca 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Lipari
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Lipari
#6 Romantic Hotel in Lipari
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