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Aretusa Vacanze

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent location, just in the heart of Ortigia, near Fonte Aretusa, close to the sea and sunset view, close to all sight-seeing and good restaurants. B&B is located in an old building remarkably renovated, with luggage lift and a lovely roof terrace. Spacious quadruple room - in fact there is 1 bedroom with double-bed and the other double-bed is in...

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Hampton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely welcome and continued helpful approach from all the staff. This little place is down a narrow lane. The building is tall and thin! We had one of the cheapest rooms on the ground floor with the bed up on a mezzanine floor. It was rather cave like but would be brilliant in summer heat. We slept in...

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Panay Island, Philippines
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The breakfast on the rooftop patio is absolutely the the star experience of this place. Everything is homemade and delicious. The staff are as helpful as they can be. The rooms are basic, but large and comfortable, the housekeeping flawless. There is an elevator but if you are mobility impaired, access to the dining deck will be difficult. For a...

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Caussade, France
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I warmly recommend this place for the kindness of the hosts, the quality and size of the rooms, and the great breakfast! I believe everybody receives a warm welcome when entering this place and feels immediately at home. The rooms, which are more like studios, are big, nicely decorated, and very comfortable. The location, right in the center of Ortigya,...

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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Aretusa Vacanze is a fantastic BnB. The location is perfect, away from the hustle and bustle but 2 mins walk from the main attractions. All the staff have been so kind and helpful, they went out of their way to help track down our lost baggage. The breakfasts up on the terrace were really really good, they even had gluten...

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Rural Nova Scotia
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Nice B&B in Ortigia with comfortable rooms, nice well-equipped kitchen(we ate out), bedroom with adequate space for 2 single beds for my son and I, and lovely bathroom fully equipped with sink, shower, toilet and bidet. We had a little problem, no biggie and it was fixed right away. The breakfast on the upper outside terrace was really nice, with...

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

We stayed at Aretusa Vacanze for one night. As we were traveling with a person in a wheelchair, we needed some additional assistance - the owner were extremely helpful and caring! The rooms are clean, spacious and quiet. The breakfast, with a lot of things made by the owner itself, was served on the rooftop, which was very beautiful. Thanks...

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Woodland Park, New Jersey
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We stayed 2 nights with the most wonderful hosts, Maurizio & Cinzia in their comfortable & centrally located B&B in Ortygia. We arrived and Maurizio immediately helped unload our bags and drove me to the garage to park the car as opposed to giving me directions. When we asked for a restaurant recommendation, Cinzia walked me halfway there to ensure...

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Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We definitely associate this B&B with the most memorable breakfast had in our two-week vacation throughout Sicily, full of local specialties, home-made with passion of the owners of this place, enhancing the authenticity of the experience. A warm welcome and great care of the guests also characterizes this place, our first contact with Sicily. Location: Can not be beaten, near...

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Bath
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Echo all that has been said about Antonio and his staff being extremely helpful, and the wonderful freshly squeezed orange juice for breakfast and all the effort put into presentation of the food.Location is absolutely brilliant too. We booked fairly late so only room available was ground floor economy triple for my husband and I. We were advised that the...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aretusa Vacanze is located in a completely renovated 17th-century building at the centre of Syracuse's Ortygia Island. It offers self-catering rooms. At Aretusa Vacanze B&B all rooms are spacious and offer a kitchenette, free Wi-Fi, and an LCD satellite TV. Aretusa Vacanze is close to the Arethusa Fountain and Piazza Duomo, one of the main squares. The sea is a 5-minute walk away. Breakfast and aperitifs are served on the roof terrace, with views of the Bay of Syracuse. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aretusa Vacanze

Address: Vicolo Zuccola' 1, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Syracuse > Syracuse
Price Range: $112 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Aretusa Vacanze 1*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Quadruple room is suitable for 2 couples (offers minim intimacy) or for families with children - in fact there are 2 interconnected rooms”
Macunuc, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms vary by size more than quality. Room one on the first floor is an especially good value.”
Archipelago, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“choose the rooms on top floor”
572celinen, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Breakfast on the roof is worth the climb up the spiral staircase!”
phikapboy, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask rather room with windows not facing to street. There is a popular restaurant near the hotel.”
409riittap, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
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