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Rifugio Sapienza is where the road up Etna effectively comes to an end. At this staging point you have a cablecar to take you higher if you want to go, and a collection of souvenir shops (some more motley than others) and fast food outlets....More
I am an airbnb fan and stopped here by accident because of a bikers event 10km under ; I will continue to feel comfortable at my airbnb homes because they are so welcomely home away from home places ! Although the reception is very professional...More
Thoroughly enjoyed our 2 night stay. Spotlessly clean, excellent restaurant serving superb crostini and pizza. Very friendly and helpful staff. A stones throw from the cable cars to take you up to Mount Etna which is amazing! Would recommend this hotel very highly!
This isn't the cheapest hotel around, but is ideally suited (and has a monopoly on the mountain!). The rooms were lovely, with nice wood panelling and super comfy bed. We made the mistake of grabbing a glass of wine in the cafe - served warm,...More
Amazingly great location. Excellent reception staff who speak good english. Rooms large, clean-ish, and basic. Rooms - noise travels. Lounge is really the breakfast room with tables and chairs and a small bar. The restaurant is seated on time slots. Nothing happening around the hotel...More
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US$70 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Rifugio Sapienza Nicolosi, Province Of Catania, Italy
Response from kerry_hood | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, though you could ask them: some of their staff speak English. I think you should consider booking a taxi, in advance, yourself. As the Sicilians can be very (very) unhelpful when your travel arrangements... More
I don't think so, though you could ask them: some of their staff speak English. I think you should consider booking a taxi, in advance, yourself. As the Sicilians can be very (very) unhelpful when your travel arrangements break down, I would really advise a package.