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Tenuta Don Paolino
Ranked #7 of 47 Avola B&B and Inns
Reviewed May 26, 2013

We stayed 4 days in May 2013 and for us it was like a haven in Siciliy.

First, the hospitality of Paolo and his father. They were very warm to us and always trying to help and advising us about places to visit, restaurants, etc...

The room was very special, clean and tastefully decorated.

It was a pleasure to have breakfast outside, surrounded by lemon trees. Quality of breakfast was good.

All in all, we strongly recommend it as a place to be if you travel to south Sicily.

Paolo, thanks for everything and keep the good work!

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 21, 2013

We rented the whole house on a self-catering basis for a week in April. It's a beautiful, well appointed house, designed by the owner and surrounded by lemon trees. Paolo was friendly and helpful. There's a fantastic huge balcony with distant views to the sea, also great outdoor space at ground level and use of barbecue. Car essential but great base for exploring Siracusa, Noto and Modica.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed April 2, 2013

We've just got back from the Easter break in Sicily. We spent 4 nights at the Tenuta Don Paolino. What a beautiful place: serene, relaxing, the house was designed by Paolo with lot's of taste and style, the surrounding citrus plantation is amazing (you're invited by the owner to taste the fruits straight from the tree), breakfasts served in the garden are mesmerising and overall the service is great. Paolo is going to great lengths to make the guests feel well!! Thank you Paolo!!
Then within 15-45 minutes up to drive you can reach fantastic places like Siracusa, Noto, Modica, Ragusa and several very nice beaches are nearby... (the Tenuta is close to the motorway) In one word a perfect place to visit Sicily and relax after a busy day!!
However please note that Tenuta is located in a peaceful, remote place in the outskirts of Avola, so you absolutely need a car to go anywhere. Hence if your idea of vacation is to be in a busy city or straight on a beach, within walking distance to restaurants and services, Tenuta might not be the right place for you. For us, active visitors it was just perfect!!

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with family
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Stayed: November 2017, traveled with friends
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Stayed: October 2017, traveled as a couple
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Stayed: September 2017, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: September 2017, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Tenuta Don Paolino

Address: Contrada Petrara, 96012 Avola, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Syracuse > Avola
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 47 B&Bs / Inns in Avola
Price Range: $68 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
It 'a great place to live day to relax, away from everyday life, immersed in the Mediterranean countryside. And 'an estate in the green, surrounded by citrus groves owned, ideal for those who love nature and tranquility of the countryside. Its location allows easy access to the centers of Siracusa, Noto and Modica UNESCO recognized for their exceptional beauty culture, architecture and landscape. Other sought-after destinations as close, just a few minutes are Cavagrande the canyon, the natural oasis of Vendicari and Pantalica. In less than an hour you reach the foot of the still active volcano Etna and a half hour plus you can point directly to the ancient beauty of Agrigento and Selinunte. The B&B has 5 rooms, all equipped with bathroom, heating, air conditioning, TV, a kitchen and a spacious living room. The rooms present with un'arredamento sober; 1 change of linen once a week for every 3 days for linens and bath kit.The gracious hospitality and unobtrusive, the rooms furbished with your wealth, and comfort of the Sicilian climate, will make you fall in love with this place. It is just 5 minutes from the beach and the town of Avola. ... more   less 
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