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“Wonderful hospitality!”
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B&B Proserpina
Ranked #6 of 28 Enna B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Brisbane, Australia
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111 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
“Wonderful hospitality!”
Reviewed January 26, 2012

We arrived in Enna late in the afternoon with no bookings. Finding Proserpina we inquired and were advised there were no vacancies. Everywhere else iin town was also fully booked. Exhausted after driving all day we must have looked utterly despondent as the delightful owner Dario offered for us to stay at his family home for the evening! This became a highlight of our trip to Sicily - a gorgeous room and a beautiful breakfast in the garden the next morning, plus Dario moved his wireless router so we could use our iPad in the room we were staying in. This is a genuine, generous and kind family who really care about their guests. We can't thank them enough for their hospitality and generosity - they really saved us from a travel crisis! Dario also gave us some wonderful tips for things to do and see in Enna - a gorgeous town he is understandably proud of.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 9, 2011

Excellant location, close to all stores and shopping.The staff could not be any friendlier. They were most helpful in caring for our every need. Fantastic people.
The rooms were clean and the beds were comfortable. Would highly recommend.

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  • Stayed November 2011, traveled with family
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cork Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed November 21, 2011

We booked 3 nights here in October after reading all the rave reviews on trip advisor. Here's our experience;

A dangerous tiny lift with only 3 sides( health and safety??)
The stairs is a narrow spiral one and doesn't smell too sweet.
I asked for a quiet twinroom and got a dirty little room overlooking the main road with an old double bed. The side-lights were broken,the furnishings tatty and smelly,the bathroom old and grubby. The towels were a disgrace.
I travel alot and mostly use b&b accommodation so don't expect 5 star but I couldn't stay here. The photos are of some rooms that have been re-decorated and the reviews are a mystery to me.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
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Vancouver, Canada
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164 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed November 20, 2011

This B&B is easy to find and is centrally located for walking the sights of Enna. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The room we had came with a double bed and two bunk beds but only a small window that looked out into an adjoining roof. The walls are thin so you can hear noises. The heat is controlled from outside the room and is kept under lock and key. The bathroom towels were not white-clean and the bath mat probably has not been even washed for 6 months. There were no towel racks and no glass in the bathroom. Breakfast was prepackaged - no yoghurt, cereal or fresh rolls. Overall it was a cheap place to stay.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed November 2, 2011

Room spacious compared with some others we stayed in in Italy. Shower hot, but small. Hosts were charming and helpful. We arrived on a misty, cold, windy All Saints Day. Room not ready, but host gave us coffee, snacks and allowed use of the breakfast room, games and computer while waiting. Always wanting to please. Breakfast was substantial.

  • Stayed November 2011
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Huntsville, Alabama
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Reviewed October 2, 2011

This is a sweet little B&B in the heart of old Enna. We spent three nights here. The owner and his family were gracious and helpful, Irene was terrific, and we could not have had a better experience. The rooms are basic but very clean; the substantial street noise (you are in Enna, after all) was easily controlled at night by closing the windows and turning on the air conditioner. Irene does the breakfast, and the cappucino she served was delicious. When we arrived, she even got in our car with us to show us where to park. Thank you for a wonderful visit.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
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Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed September 29, 2011

We only stayed in Enna for 2 nights, but were treated like royalty from the moment we arrived. The B&B is easy enough to find. From Pergusa, you follow the signs to the centre, turn right on to Piazza Vittorio Emmanuele, follow the Piazza round, go past the Church of San Francesco, and its 20m on your left. You can park there briefly to unpack, and that is where Dario or Irene come in. Irene took us to a safe car park to the north of the post ofice - it is not easy to find if you don't know it - and helped us back with our luggage.

The room was fine, spacious, and clean, and had a tiny balcony for drying washing. Breakfast was standard continental fare, and plenty of it. Dario and Irene spoke good English, and Dario helped us out when we lost a car hub-cap. They recommended a fine restaurant in the centre of town, the Centrale, which we used for the 2 nights we stayed.

Be warned that the safe parking area is very popular, so there may not be a space, and the road to is very narrow with cars parked down one side. Due to the vagaries of Sicilian parking, it actually took my wife 20 minutes to manoeuvre the car out of her parking spot one morning. I would thoroughly recommend this friendly and centrally located B&B.

RJ and GA FitzGerald

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
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Property: B&B Proserpina
Address: Via Sant'Agata 108 | Piazza Scelfo, 94100, Enna, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Enna > Enna
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Spa Airport Transportation
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Ranked #6 of 28 B&Bs / Inns in Enna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — B&B Proserpina 3*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In the heart of Sicily, in the middle of historical center of Enna, our Bed & Breakfast is simple and essential, and becomes the focal point for excursions in various locations of Sicily. ... more   less 
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