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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 15 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 8 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 31 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!

telford
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I stayed here with a friend for almost a week. we wanted to be close to ortigia but also wanted a pool - the villa politi seemed ideal. we really enjoyed our stay here. we had a 3rd floor room that was lovely and large with a small balcony and a port hole window - a lot of reviews didnt...

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

I am sure that your days at G H Villa Politi have left traces in your heart. The next time I suggest you to choose a superior room with bathroom more comfortable. During the winter season, the gardens inside the Latomie, open only on certain days if the weather allows it.... you can admire them from our park and from...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel is located outside the old city. It's convenient when you have a car. There is ample parking space. It has a beautiful and spacious dinning room with distant views to the Ionian Sea. Room was not too spacious and had a strong cigarette smell despite being non smoking. I was offered an alternative room. Reception staff are as...

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

To enter in a hotel is like to meet someone for the first time ... it can be love at first sight as can be indifferent even contempt. Yue arrived and welcomed to the hotel in your room classic, as your reservation. Despite our rooms are cleaned and sanitized, you noticed, certainly not to change the room, the smell of...

East Anglia
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The approach was very grand, sweeping stairs to the shaded terrace. All that was missing was Inspector Poirot. I stayed there with a group and the room allocated to me was on the third floor in the attic. Far from feeling like the first Mrs Rochester it was spacious with a double and a single bed overlooking the pool with...

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

When we welcome a group of travellers, it is normal to assign rooms with different features: some with seaview, some with a view over the pool or the Latomie park… yet all Guests surely receive the same attentions and the same cuddles. Grand Hotel Villa Politi since 1862… the great beauty!!!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: RM263 - RM1,448 (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, Italy - Sicily
Hotel Style:
#8 Luxury Hotel in Syracuse
#9 Business Hotel in Syracuse
#24 Romantic Hotel in Syracuse
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“Ask for room with a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles 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”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles HelenEastAnglia, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you ask for a proper balcony with a view and not one with a porthole!”
 of 5 bubbles couple215, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a view of the pool or quarry. Check that the balcony is not enclosed.”
 of 5 bubbles Ved-lost, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
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