Hotel is in a good location In town centre overlook promenade with views of Messina Straits.had booked Hotel Palace Masonris but was closed & all guests accommodated here.do not use Airport taxi mafia who rip off tourists ,use hotel airport transfer for € 20.Lobby is nice with good furniture/lights & paintings.staff are friendly & helpful.conferences are held here so can get busy.the lift are slow & old! Rooms are standard size but needs modernising(asked for Queen bed got 2 singles.room has TV,desk chair,mini bar,aircon.bathroom is old style & small ,good selection of toiletries.no in room food menu?Housekeeping keep rooms clean.Airline staff stay here.Breakfast is on 5th floor with great views of the Straits.Buffet breakfast is continental(but no hot items),fruit selection could be improved.Lunch/Dinner can get very busy but menu has wine/fresh fish & food is high quality.hotel also provides Free wifi which is fast.they should do sandwiches/snacks in lobby for guest as Lunch/Dinner have fixed meal times
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Grand Hotel Excelsior is located in the historic and commercial center of Reggio Calabria, in the splendid natural scenery of the Strait of Messina, in front of the National Museum of the "Magna Grecia" which hosts the famous Bronzi di Riace, close to the sea and the lovely Italo Falcomata shoreline drive (Italy’s most beautiful kilometre). The main tourist attractions can all be reached on foot from the hotel: the cathedral, the art museum, the Cilea theatre, the San Giorgio church, Villa Zervi, the Aragonian Castle and the Ottimati church. Hotel guests are just a short walk from Corso Garibaldi for a nice stroll or for a shopping excursion. Refined and elegant, with a spacious Business Centre and exclusive Roof Garden, the Grand Hotel Excelsior is the ideal solution for business travellers or for romantic weekend getaways in the lovely Calabrian city. Located just 4 km from the airport, our hotel is ideal even for the most demanding of guests and a perfect temporary headquarters for business travellers. The Business centre of Grand Hotel Excelsior can host up to 200 people and offer an extensive variety of room dimension and utility; Congress halls, suites for smaller business meetings or brief seminars. These comfortable luminous fully equipped spaces will add to your Event, congress or business meeting a touch of elegance and professionality. The Grand Hotel Excelsior has 84 rooms, all of which are elegant and comfortable. Of these, 8 suites have a spacious living area. Furnished tastefully, many of them have a splendid view of the seafront and the Straits of Messina. A high standard of quality answers the needs of those on business trips or travelling. At the 5th floor of the Grand Hotel Excelsior you will find the Restaurant Gala and the best view of the city and the Straits of Messina. Restaurant offers the regional and Mediterranean cuisine and an excellent traditional Italian cooking. The renowned exclusive and refined atmosphere make it an ideal place for a Gala, Business dinners, but also intimate and romantic panoramic terrace overlooking the Straits and watching the sunset, unforgettable! professional barmen. Gala Restaurant is open all year round for resident guests and visitors. In the spacious and welcoming hall is located Lounge Bar “Excelsior” it serves informal and appetising aperitifs and cocktails prepared by professional barmen. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Grand Hotel Excelsior Reggio Calabria/Reggio Calabria, Italy