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Grand Hotel Villa Politi

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning hotel with lots of interesting history. The rooms are spacious and we had a gorgeous balcony with a sea view! The bathroom was big and had a shower over the bath which was a added plus. The bed was big and very comfy. We stayed for a week and the room was amazing. The pool was lovely and clean...

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

Your enthusiastic comment might became one of our advertising… thank you, thank you from our heart!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent stay. The hotel is beautiful, gorgeous entrance to the place, it had ellegant chandeliers, stained glass and marble flooring. The location was excellent. Staff were very welcoming, friendly and very helpful. As for the food it was splendid, excellent choices and food looked and tasted fresh. The rooms were lovely, clean and hygenic. I highly recommend...

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing us ... we put our hearts ; )

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Maybe it was the time of the year, very early in the season - it feels like entering history in all aspects. Driving up the long way towards the hotel "triggers" a lot of pictures. The receptionstaff is very friendly and helpful. Unfortunately then when you come to the room - I had a room out to the back -...

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

we wish you come back ... at least just to change your idea on the biggest and most historic hotels in Syracuse. These last days are of low season for us and we are going to complete the restyling of the building to introduce ourselves splendidly in all those ones will choose us like you. So we apologize for any...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Had a weeks break and opted for this hotel in Sicily. The weather was fine and we had a great time. We were B & B. The facilities, staff and location were perfect! The breakfast on offer was superb and my partner indulged herself with prosecco for breakfast! Will very happily go back!

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

: ) we will look forward to the G H Villa Politi!

Congleton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 December 2016

The entrance driving through the main gates someone in a previous listing described as ‘ you feel like you are driving in to a picture post card.’ I have to agree. As estate agents say the kerb appeal is magnificent. We had two deluxe rooms and both were extremely well appointed in every respect they were large and furnished to...

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

Come back in the summer, we wait you: when we will switch off the big fireplace to let place to the fresh of the park and the beautiful pool ... when after a swim in the crystal waters of our beach you can lose yourself in the streets of the wonderful island of Ortigia ... knowing that a good dinner...

Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016

A hotel with so much potential. that fails to achieve the shine. There is a grand dual stairway entrance, but once inside it is dark and tired. Although the windows and doors are all replaced, the outside is sadly in need of redecoration. The staff are welcoming and helpful, and the food was good for dinner. breakfast was uninspiring. Our...

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

Sorry to have disappointed you but frankly I don’t understand what: a great room, a good breakfast, a tasty dinner, attentive and available staff. For the rest: the swimming pool is outdoor in the park, so in winter is closed, as the bar that makes shorter hours (but certainly not missed the beer, even asked to the reception and OFFER...

Grim up North
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We dropped upon the Grand Hotel Villa Politi by accident. We had booked a good but basic B&B as we are currently trying to save a few pennies and discovered on arrival that the owner had to cancel. It was my fault in that I hadn't checked my emails in a couple of days, but it reminded me that this...

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

Not always beautiful things have an exaggerated price! This is what happens at G H Villa Politi, especially during the low season: for those who want to enjoy a winter holiday in Siracusa, G H Villa Politi is your warm house with the big fireplaces, welcoming and with a staff always ready to cuddle you. A dinner in our great...

Clearwater, FL
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This Hotel is unto itself; thru their entrance gate you immediately feel like you've stepped into a postcard. As an older (1826) hotel it's certainly not a Modern-Deco hotel but the charm more than makes up for it. Park in the back lot and enjoy the grounds. A wonderful pool, garden, and quarry walk makes this a definite stay next...

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

: ) Our past is your present … thanks for choosing us!

Corona, California
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We booked two rooms at the same time and one was adequate while the other was tiny. The electrical kept going off although the staff kept insisting they had remade the card. Although the quarry grounds are very interesting, there is nothing within walking distance of this hotel - either travel by taxi or having a vehicle is a must....

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

Our rich and genuine breakfast is equal to the excellence of our restaurant.

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Our room was small and comfortable, small bathroom, with a pool view, nicely furnished but the price including breakfast was an extremely good deal! I could see that room sizes varied and I presume so did the price..The pool and outside areas are delightful which was an important attraction for us. Two dinners we had were super. Breakfast was good...

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

Not always the good things cost so much! For those who love a historic and exclusive location, the comfort, the quality of the service ... the cuddles, the G H Villa Politi is the ideal place. Thanks to choosing us!

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Grand Hotel Villa Politi is an unique hotel in the world. It is unique because it stands on the suggestive “Latomie” and on the ancient cliff.Art, culture, politics and nobility. A lot of famous people who have stayed at the Grand Hotel Villa Politi: Princes and Kings from all over Europe. Our Piemonte’s Princes, D’Annunzio, Sir Winston Churchill, Pope John Paul II, the President of the Republic, Carlo Azeglio Ciampi. We put the customer and its total satisfaction at the center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Villa Politi

Address: Via Maria Politi Laudien 2, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Syracuse > Syracuse
Price Range: $130 - $415 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Villa Politi 4*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Syracuse
Grand Hotel Politi
Grand Hotel Villa Politi Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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#8 Luxury Hotel in Syracuse
#9 Business Hotel in Syracuse
#24 Romantic Hotel in Syracuse
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“Rooms towards the front are beautiful”
th0mas1960, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room with a sea view”
TravelLoversSurrey, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“we seemed to have one of the rooms that was unpopular because of the balcony - we thought it was fine”
iceland_poppy, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Because of the vast disparity discuss what you want before booking. The best would seem to be at the front with balcony.”
HelenEastAnglia, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you ask for a proper balcony with a view and not one with a porthole!”
couple215, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
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