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Gran Bretagna Hotel

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We arrived in this hotel after having a bad experience with a B&B. It was very late in the night and the staff really helped us to find a solution so that we could take a rest in the night. The day after they transferred us in a more proper room that would fit me and my friends together. We...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 29 June 2016

The room was spacious with a very tiny balcony. The shower had mineral buildup on it so the water didn't flow properly. With the exception of the day the cleaning staff did not come, the room was very clean. There weren't many options at breakfast but they were always refilled quickly. Wifi was only available in the lobby.

Thank mariefE1756YA
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 10 May 2015

My wife and I appreciated the small personal touches at the hotel-great restaurant and activity recommendations by the staff, and the fact that there is always someone at the desk-they wait until all guests are back for the evening before locking the front door. However, you can stay out late as the desk is staffed 24/7. At breakfast (included in...

2Thank Bob K
sunshine coast
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Stayed for 2 nights found reception very friendly and helpful. The room we were given was special that it had a fresco Ceiling and a good size bathroom From memory room no was 107. Breakfast in a delightful room and good choice of food. We used the lounge whilst we waited for our transport.You must visit the Cathedral it's kind...

2Thank noosasunshine
Reviewed 26 July 2014

I have stayed three times in this hotel. Some twenty years or so it even had a good restaurant at street level. I'm used to visit Syracuse by yacht,but in the winter visit on errands. This hotel is a perfect getaway,with helpful reception and a few hundred metres from some of the best restaurants one can dream of! I'll be...

3Thank Anthony C
Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 June 2014

completely satisfied with our room, the location and helpfulness of the staff was outstanding. i lost my GPS & realized the loss late saturday afternoon. Mariolina the receptionist went out of her way to locate a store, call a taxi & give direction to the driver; all with a positive & cheerful manner. she was extremely helpful with dinner reservations...

Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 25 June 2014

The hotel is nicely located just one block away from the sea/harbor, although not easy to find. All staffs were very kind and worked promptly in responding to my requests. Buffet breakfast was very good in a cozy bright room. For money-saver, I recommend to go to a grocery store just across the street, one minute walk from the hotel....

3Thank Yasuhiro K
Beaminster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 June 2014

My wife and I stayed in the Gran Bretagna for five nights in May. What marks this hotel out as very special is the friendliness and helpfulness of all the staff from those at reception to the waiter who served us our (excellent) breakfast. The bedrooms are spacious and unusual, with ours having a wonderful fresco on the ceiling. The...

2Thank Charles B
Linkoping, Sweden
Reviewed 29 October 2013

This hotel is situated on Ortigia; the very heart of Siracusa. It is very close to many restaurants and the hotel is really nice; clean, fresh and good service from the friendly personnel. In addition, the hotel had two private parking lots just outside the hotel. I can really recommend this hotel!

Thank Mikael S
Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 9 October 2013

This is the perfect location and the hotel staff were friendly and very helpful. Nice rooms and a great breakfast. We were there on our anniversary and it was just the right, can;t wait to get back there.

Thank Rick M

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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about Gran Bretagna Hotel

Address: Via Savoia 21, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Syracuse > Syracuse
Price Range: $126 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gran Bretagna Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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Gran Bretagna Hotel Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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“Ask for a back room if street noise might bother you.”
25bobk, 10 May 2015 | Read review
“Room 107 (?) was impressive with high ceiling of fresco-painting. You can enjoy looking out to a street and partial sea-view from the balcony.”
yasuhirok789, 25 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Ask for one of the bigger rooms. It's worth it!”
W5123IGcharlesb, 19 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Rooms looking over the courtyard are much quieter. There's wifi but it doesn't reach the third floor.”
AvrilS647, 16 Jun 2013 | Read review
“We stayed in room 103, which was very nice”
csm188644, 3 Oct 2011 | Read review
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