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    Rifugio Sapienza

    Piazza Rifugio Sapienza SNC, 95030 Nicolosi, Sicily, Italy
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    Overview
    • Excellent41%
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    • Average14%
    • Poor3%
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    “pizza” (9 reviews)
    “cable car” (9 reviews)
    “shower room” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 52 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Had a sandwich here; it was cheese and ham in stale bread and rotting lettuce and tomato inside - I should have made a fuss but didn't. Not recommended. It has a captive market at the base camp for Mount Etna. Avoid

    Thank Michael H
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed as part of a tour to Mt. Etna. Rooms are clean, quite and comfortable. Dining room excellent - both cuisine and service as part of a group dinner. Also, thoughtful and reasonably priced wine list. Very good breakfast offering. Appreciated the gluten & dairy...More

    Thank Paul B
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    We really enjoyed the place, comfortable room, very good breakfast , bar and restaurant offer excellent food and products. Staff was kind and helpful. A little bit pricey for Sicilian standards but food is delicious.

    Thank Mike S
    Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

    My husband and I wanted to see Mt. Etna so we decided to stay overnight. We thought that we would go early the following day but the forecast wasn’t good so we went up after we checked it It was very busy during the day...More

    Thank My_Aunt
    Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

    Loved this place honestly. We only stayed for 1 night again , we wanted to take the cable car to 2500 feet then a jeep ride up to 3000 feet .we mentioned this to the guy at reception and were given a 30% discount on...More

    Thank eoghan v
    Hotel Corsaro
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • US$67 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
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    • Province of Catania >
    • Nicolosi
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    Rubina M
    18 February 2017|
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    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
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    "large, clean, comfortables"
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    "chose a room with a good view"
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    "I think all the rooms have good views either up the mountain or over the coast. Our one was on the top floor..."
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    "Two bed family suites ideal if travelling with young children."
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