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Palazzo Castro al Duomo

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Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

We loved this beautiful house with its special atmosphere and very welcoming young hostess, an accomplished artist who was delightfully open and spontaneous with guests. It is a gem of a place, perfectly situated in Ragusa, and our stay there was memorable because of the unusual combination of personal warmth and very elegant surroundings.

Thank weddinggroup2014
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We stayed 2 nights in this beautiful elegant B & B. The rooms are large and well furnished with old antique furniture. Not just the bedrooms but other rooms to be in or look at. All around are artworks. from all around the world. The views are to die for and we had a balcony too. The B & B... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We have just spent 3 nights in this beautiful Palazzo. My husband & I stayed in the Suite dei Merletti & my sister stayed in the Suite dei Gelsomini. Both were excellent with balconies overlooking the cathedral & the beautiful square. The accommodation is spotlessly clean & the daily cleaning is done to a very high standard. Bottled water is... More 

Thank Mo S
Canterbury, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The accommodation was very clean , quiet and had a very calm peaceful atmosphere despite being close to the centre. The bedroom was spacious with a lovely view over the garden. Erminia and her mother were very hospitable and considerate.

Thank Alice K
Marlow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We stayed here for three nights in a wonderful suite. Ermenia and her mother are charming, very friendly and helpful. The breakfast each day was delicious, with a special treat each morning. We enjoyed spending time at the café opposite the Palazzo, and the local recommended restaurants were very good.

Thank discerning t
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This was our second stay at Palazzo Castro and while generally sceptical of ratings its No1 is richly deserved here in what is a really magical little village, I will leave the Gelati to others to recommend as their pistachio barely lasts an evening as it is! On our first stay in July 2014 Lucia could not be more helpful... More 

Thank brendan w
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

B and B Palazzo Castro al Duomo is located in a beautiful old building next to the Duomo in Ragusa Ibla. The hostess, Erminia, is warm and welcoming, and the breakfast always features fresh bread and cheese, cereal and yogurt, plus something "extra" -- home made pastries, perhaps. The town of Ragusa ibla is impossibly cute, with compact houses climbing... More 

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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This really comfortable and accommodating B&B was one of the highlights of our stay in Sicily as Erminia and her mother made us fell so welcome and at home. The place was spotlessly clean and extremely comfortably furnished and the breakfast was super. Afficionados of the TV series "Montalbano" will, of course, delight in staying right on top of one... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

This spot is truly charming: the ancient palazzo in the shadow of the magnificent baroque duomo provides a haven of genteel calm with its tastefully decorated rooms (ours had a hand painted ceiling and ancient decorated tiles on the floor) and is an ideal base from which to explore Ragusa. But what makes this place special is the warm and... More 

Thank DavidH20142014
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21 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

no need to repeat the previous reviews, since all is correct: perfect location (and nicely warm on a chilly night outside), lovely hosts, amazing breakfast. The palazzo takes you back in time and is a unique backdrop for your holidays. We'll cherish the souvenirs and hope to be back soon.

Thank Traveller11234
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay in Palazzo Castro means intimately enjoy the essence of Sicily. The building is magnificent, its history goes back three hundred years ago and the descendants still live there. From the two suites, both with frescoed ceilings and bathroom private, you can enjoy one of the most fascinating square of ​​Sicily, thanks to the long balcony on the cathedral square of Ibla. For those who prefer a more intimate atmosphere there is a twin bedroom, with private bathroom, with a balcony on the roof garden and view of the dome and the surrounding hills. Finally, two attic rooms, with a flight of stairs to access, reveal the hidden intimacy of a house of yesteryear. In all, five bedrooms, each with private bathroom, with possibility of third and some of it fourth bed; safe and wi-fi. The palace has been completely renovated, with services and facilities up to date (elevator, heating, air conditioning); along the halls are followed up antique furniture, frescoed ceilings, antique floors and luxury finishes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palazzo Castro al Duomo

Address: Piazza Duomo 2, 97100, Ragusa, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Ragusa > Ragusa
Price Range: $95 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Palazzo Castro Al Duomo Ragusa, Sicily, Italy
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