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“Friendly hotel with helpful staff”
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Melqart Hotel
Ranked #6 of 10 Hotels in Sciacca
Certificate of Excellence
Eidsberg, Ostfold, Norway
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113 reviews
31 hotel reviews
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“Friendly hotel with helpful staff”
Reviewed April 28, 2013 via mobile

Zina at the reception spoke perfect English and was very helpful. She suggested places to go and nice local restaurants. The other staff were also very professional. The room was fine, and the breakfast good. Melqart is easy to drive to, and easy to walk up to the old own. Good location.

Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 15, 2013

We stay for two nights at the Melqart that is very well located in Sciacca a few steps away from downtown and close to some good restaurants. The installations are average and service is OK. Breakfast is very good. We recommend this hotel for a short stay.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed October 22, 2012

This hotel was a gem...Spotless, modern,well presented rooms, some with balconys.
The staff could not do enough for you...Well worth a stay
Close to the Thermal baths and a short uphill drive or walk to the town centre

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed October 11, 2012

It was late in the day and the Melqart was the third hotel we had tried in Sciacca. And we getting grumpy! However Zina put us at ease, helped open the door to our room, lent me a power plug converter and recommended a great restaurant for dinner. The hotel is new and clean and welcoming and very close to the fishing port - great for photographers.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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San Diego
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed September 30, 2012

An excellent stay at the Melqart helped by Vincenzo the very accommodating manager and Zina at the front desk, who is from New York (of Sicilian parents). She is stylish and charming. They were helpful and full of information. The hotel is clean, modern, the bathrooms were so great - a big shower! Good breakfast.

While we love the character and charm of the hotels and B&Bs around Sicily in old palazzos, it was really nice, for a change, to stay at the Melqart with its modern facilities, especially the bathrooms. Everything is well thought out. Well done Hotel Melqart. Wish we could have stayed longer.

You can park right in front of the hotel. We had 2 cars and had no trouble finding space, especially if you come back from dinner later in the evening. The hotel is close to the legendary Zio Aurelio with the best lemon granita in all of Italy. Zina or one of the staff will direct you.

Room Tip: Choose a room with balcony and peek sea view.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
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Windsor, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2012

Near harbor where there are a couple of good restaurants. Up some steps to main part of town for shopping. Really helpful woman at front desk who speaks good English. Breakfast had greay cappuccino. Cheeses cold meats boiled eggs, fruit. Rooms with good A/C andleasant decor.

Room Tip: Ask for view of the port if you want water view,
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
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Connecticut, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed September 8, 2012

When we first pulled up the hotel, we were a bit put off by the falling down warehouses across the street and seeming lack of a parking lot. However, once we got inside we realized that the hotel was clean, modern and welcoming (and the desk staff spoke English well). Our room was spacious and even had a balcony. However, due to the heat, we did not get any use out of it. The walls were also a little thin, and we could hear our neighbors at times. The breakfast was very good, although I would recommend getting there early. Although the hotel is located along the waterfront (and not in the old part of the city) the walk up to the town wasn't that bad (it does have a few flights of stairs though). Plus, the hotel is located near some very good seafood restaurants so make sure to take a walk along the waterfront.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Property: Melqart Hotel
Address: Via Mulini 10-12-14, 92019 Sciacca, Sicily, Italy
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Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Agrigento > Sciacca
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Sciacca
#3 Romantic Hotel in Sciacca
#4 Family Hotel in Sciacca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Melqart Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
MELQART HOTEL presents itself along a beautiful stretch of coast on the south-west part of Sicily. Strategically located between the beautiful beaches,harbor,city center and spa facilities. Sciacca is an area of archaeological interest located between the temples of Agrigento and those of Selinunte. The hotel is a modern and welcoming structure, equipped with meeting room, breakfast area cafè area.It's rooms consist of single, twin, double, triple and quadruple rooms, air-conditioning, private bathroom, refrigerator, satellite television, free WI-FI and gives the utmost hospitality and total availability of personnel that will provide comfort and relaxation to their guests. ... more   less 
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