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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed September 15, 2016

Vulcano is a 1-2 day trip where climbing to the top go the volcano for sunset is a must! Orsa Maggiore is within walking distance from the 1 hour trek to the summit. The pool area was an amazing oasis. Just a very relaxing place, and the staff were extremely friendly and nice. The little touches like a fresh espresso... More 

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Paris, France
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 26, 2016

The hotel is quite far from the harbor but by calling them they would pick you up and drive you there. The exterior, reception, swimming pool are pretty nice. The bedroom is quite average, the beds are on wheels and of poor quality. Nevertheless our overall stay on this island was great. The place is very nice. There are not... More 

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Thank tef t
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Reviewed February 5, 2016

We attend here 7 nights in June with our little boy, aged 2 1/2. He was treated like a prince, no-one ever complained about our child, all staff were smiling and being kind to him. We would definitely stay there again, if we go to Vulcano again. A family-owned hotel of the best kind!

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Thank Birgitte K
rodolfoOrsamaggiore, Proprietario at Orsa Maggiore, responded to this review

Dear Birgitte thank you on behalf of the Management and staff for the kind words he has written there, then we hope to have her back soon our Guests. More 

Florence, Italy
1 review
Reviewed January 21, 2016

little care much arrogance on the part of management that unfortunately has changed from before when you could not trust the word of the manager precent always kind and truly worthy of what their children instead apparently use to mount the head by promising non-existent services or even worse disruptions. Pool and common areas on display to lure in small... More 

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Thank Maiciai
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

I went in this hotel just for 1 night with my friend. I was looking for 2 days of relax and i find it there. The swimming pool was perfect. Exellent staff and customer service. I hope i can come the next year again. Thanks for everything . !!!!! Giulia and friends

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
Reviewed August 14, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights in August on our trip around Sicily and I doubt we could have found a better hotel on Vulcano. The managers were very friendly and helpful and couldn't do enough for us to improve our stay. The waiters and bar staff were also very helpful and introduced us to some great Sicilian beer that... More 

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rodolfoOrsamaggiore, Direttore at Orsa Maggiore, responded to this review

SamMid87, Thank you for taking the time to recensirci through fine words, we are very pleased that our service. Thanks and we look forward with new services in 2016 More 

Canberra, Australia
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88 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed October 10, 2014

The thing I least liked about the hotel is its location - a 15-20 min walk from the main area of town . While it's not that far in one sense, if you want choices for lunch and dinner, and what to do during the day, the distance adds up, especially if it's a hot day . However many of... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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105 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2014

The hotel is a bit out of town, about a 20 minute walk from the port. However it is very quiet. The room we had (1A) was very large with its own private courtyard and another entrance that faced the pool. The bathroom was also large and the only problem was the shower head which refused to stay in place,... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed September 11, 2014

An easy walk from the port, this is an excellent family run hotel. Breakfast is fine, if a bit basic, but the food at lunch and dinner were really excellent. There is a large pool and plenty of space to relax. We needed help from a doctor for my wife who is pregnant and was worried about the baby; the... More 

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Emmendingen, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 6, 2014

We enjoyed the pretty location of the hotel away from the busy parts of the island. The staff was very helpful and friendly and we could communicate in English. The rooms were kept very clean and comfortable. In the restaurant, the local fish was deliciously prepared. In short, if we go to vulcano again, we will choose this hotel.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Additional Information about Orsa Maggiore

Address: Via Porto Ponente 4, 98050, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Islands of Sicily > Aeolian Islands > Isola Vulcano
Price Range: $79 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Orsa Maggiore 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Wifi connection is best in the rooms just above the reception :)”
 of 5 bubbles 129birgittek, Feb 5, 2016 | Read review
“1A was good with its own courtyard and away from the main building”
 of 5 bubbles qwill, Sep 27, 2014 | Read review
“All the rooms looked OK to me.”
 of 5 bubbles thomasj518, Sep 11, 2014 | Read review
“My room was on the first floor at the and of the corridor.”
 of 5 bubbles arakanga, Aug 20, 2013 | Read review
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