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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

We booked though Booking.com this B&B and we checked by phone the reservation with them, but when we arrived everything was different... We chose this place because they offered free parking and wifi connection. When we arrived they said they were overbooked and they sent us to another place. They charged the full amount in my credit card and then... More 

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Martina d, Direttore at Bed and Breakfast Girosa, responded to this review

The staff informed you that the rooms in our B&b were fulls booked and we have found for you a nearby facility. In the booking it was not specified. There are no notes you wanted free parking and wifi. We've done a courtesy, and I'm sorry you stay not good, because we never had any bad experiences, but you could... More 

London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

I have never been in an awful place like that! The room didn't have a proper window so it was really hot and smelly inside. The place is not quite at all and I woke up at 7:00 as I heard people talking too loud, children screaming and crying and other noises. I left as soon as I could with... More 

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Thank MissMandarino
inesCaltagirone, Direttore at Bed and Breakfast Girosa, responded to this review

Dear lady, I do not understand, though, why she writes in English when it is Italian of Agrigento.She came yesterday with his partner. Have you booked a room without breakfast,we have not proposed any product (jams, granita with brioche, coffee ......).I advised a bar. In the b & b,but also in hotels, farm etc.,there are not only couples, but also... More 

Horsham, United Kingdom
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Girosa is run by a lovely couple Guilliana and Rafaelle and their lively children. A beautiful family. The house is easy to get to, and is central for everything in Caltagirone, so you can park your car for the duration of your stay, and walk around this stunning town. Parking is a little confusing, but there is free parking nearby.... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Great rooms, large comfortable and quiet. The rooms are on the ground floor so very easy with luggage Breakfast was good with a selection of meats and jams made by the owners mother. Very easy to find in a car and parking round the corner was safe and convenient. Easy to get in to town but Caltagirone is hilly.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Stopped here with cycling friends. The B&B is easy walking distance to the centre. Nice room and very clean. The hosts were very friendly and helpful, they offered us dinner on the Monday as most restaurants are closed Monday evenings, it was excellent and we certainly didn't go hungry!

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Roervig, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

I had a very big room - could easily sleep 4 - very clean, nice breakfast served with homemade jelly...Uhm. The Host-couple, Juliana and Rafaelle, very nice and helpfull people, just began to give good information and advices from the moment I step into the B&B. I had a pleasant stay - and can recommend to anyone.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013 via mobile

There big rooms and very clean. Location is walking distance to the steps and gardens. Staff are very helpful to assist and speak English well (very knowledgable about the history of caltagirone). Great breakfast supplied. Nothing else more that you could ask for, it's cheap and perfect. There is no other place I would stay in caltagirone.

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012 via mobile

Brilliant location for us as we had a car. Very easy to find, the lovely lady running the b&b gave us great advice on free parking nearby, we were so close to the main piazza so we could come and go a few times over the day. The room was one of the largest we've had and was exceptionally clean... More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Last minute booking, great room more than adequate breakfast. Host gave helpful advice on where to eat, parking, and on buying ceramics. We found our stay a very pleasant experience and would recommend to anyone.

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Thank Vince C
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012 via mobile

We read good reviews and expected an excellent experience. Unfortunately our stay started with an argument about price (the host wanted to charge more than listed on hotels.com - we ended up being forced to cancel our reservation with hotels.com so the B&B could charge us directly the correct price - odd). The room was nice but it was pretty... More 

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inesCaltagirone, Proprietario at Bed and Breakfast Girosa, responded to this review

Dear Mr, in the web site is specified the price of a double room for one night 60.00 € and promotion for two nights minimum € 55.00.Could not pay for one night the price of two. This is not correct: Your reservation was for one night only, and the price paid is that of a double room for one night... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in Caltagirone's historic centre, Girosa is a B&B 100 metres from shops, restaurants and the town's famous ceramic steps. There is free Wi-Fi in rooms. Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed). Private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and costs EUR 8 per day. Girosa's rooms have many of their original features and were home to Franciscan nuns in the 17th century. Elegant and spacious, they all feature air conditioning and private bathrooms. Some also have a small kitchenette. Breakfast is both sweet and savory, with a selection of organic food. It includes cheese and cold cuts, as well as homemade bread and marmalades. All of Caltagirone's churches, monuments and museums are just a short walk away from Girosa, set in the city's main street. The train and bus station and Gravina Hospital are all 5 minutes away. Girosa's staff can organise guided tours of Caltagirone, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Piazza Armerina and also book taxis for you. The B&B has been awarded the Ruralita Mediterranea quality mark by the European Union. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bed and Breakfast Girosa

Address: Via Circonvallazione 245, 95041 Caltagirone, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Caltagirone
Price Range: $41 - $62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bed and Breakfast Girosa 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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