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Caol Ishka Hotel

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Dublin, Ireland
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful quiet oasis awaits you in off the main road only 5 mins by from car from Syracuse. Ticks all the boxes for peaceful relaxation, wonderful staff, great service, fabulous food and excellent amenities with free mountain bikes, swimming pool & loungers, canoes on the adjacent river and private screened decking area off the bedroom. Eat twice at... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Positives - Lovely people who run this hotel, its very quiet, has spacious grounds, has a very good if limited restaurant, a very nice pool and is easy to reach the town if you have your own transport. The rooms are clean if a little weird, thats weird in a quirky way - they have all you need to be... More 

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We have just returned from a 7 night stay at Caol Ishka. The hotel and its rooms are very stylish, comfortable and spotlessly clean. Our room was one of two upstairs room and had a balcony, would actually have preferred a downstairs room as they had a patio with seating that our balcony didn't. I think this was because we... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

A very picturesque, small hotel with unique and very modern decor. Warm, friendly and welcoming staff with a great restaurant serving a high standard of food for across all meals of the day. Very peaceful and quiet, even being off the main road through Siracusa, you would never know and you definitely forget! With it being just off the main... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

- spacious, clean rooms with excellent air conditioning and unique quirkiness - ample food at break with a great selection, served by a friendly waitress - excellent quality of lunchtime food - chilled, quiet pool side area with decent pool - restaurant in the evening - excellent locally sourced dishes - great location, 15 min drive to Centro Will be... More 

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Richmond
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Just spent 4 amazing nights at Caol Ishka and loved every minute of it. Whilst the infinity pool, decor and location are all great, the best thing by far is the service. Luca welcomed us with open arms telling us to treat his hotel as our own. Gabriella, the hotel manager could not do enough throughout our stay, booking restaurants,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here to celebrate a friends 40th birthday and we took over the whole hotel. The staff looked after our every need really well and did everything they could to make our stay as much fun as possible. Some rooms were style over function but that aside if your looking for a private retreat with a friendly atmosphere this... More 

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Thank Marcus H
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a delightful stay the highlight were the delightful staff, Giancarlo and Miriam to name just two! The setting just out of town, originally a farm house , now a contemporary cool modern facility. The food was local but fresh and stylish . Cole to town but far away to have some space!

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Thank ICarso
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Great location, 7min drive to Siracuse old town, but in a nice and calm surrounding. Our room had its own outside terrace, next to the river. Very nice place to sit and relax (just be aware of the mosquitos). Garden and pool are great. Staff is very friendly; tries to do whether they can for you. Facilities are however starting... More 

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Rome, Italy
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

We stayed for 6 nights in the beginning of April. Firstly we got an upgrade free of charge from standard to deluxe room just to make our stay more comfortable and hassle free with our little 19 months daughter. No stairs and lots more room for her to run around. Staff is extremely friendly and helpful. Restaurant food is high... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Contemporary design meets the charm of an old Sicilian Masseria at Caol Ishka Hotel. Located on the bank of the river Anapo, the historical centre of Siracusa is only 2km away. The hotel has a large Mediterranean garden: guests can relax in the solarium by the pool or on private patios. For food lovers, the Zafferano Bistrot offers creative menus based on Sicilian traditional flavours either in a stunning dining room or on the outdoor terrace. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Caol Ishka Hotel

Address: Via Elorina 154 | Contrada Pantanelli, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Syracuse > Syracuse
Price Range: $166 - $287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Caol Ishka Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Hotel Caol Ishka
Caol Ishka Syracuse
Caol Ishka Hotel Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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#11 Family Hotel in Syracuse
#13 Romantic Hotel in Syracuse
#20 Luxury Hotel in Syracuse
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“Check out whether room has an internal staircase to get up to the bed or not.”
 of 5 bubbles colemanjo, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pick a downstairs room for a nice patio.”
 of 5 bubbles Gillianbeattie, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room with its own veranda”
 of 5 bubbles STU256447, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face into areas of privacy. Dedicated lounge furniture is set out for each room.”
 of 5 bubbles Writerchappy_13, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Stay elsewhere.”
 of 5 bubbles davidtU7526QA, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
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