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    Rifugio Sapienza

    Piazza Rifugio Sapienza SNC, 95030 Nicolosi, Sicily, Italy
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    • Excellent38%
    • Very good41%
    • Average15%
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    “pizza” (9 reviews)
    “cable car” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Pets Allowed
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    1 - 5 of 44 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I visited the restaurant here with my mother a few days ago. We had lovely service and our waiter was able to accommodate my mother's and my gluten allergy with delicious gluten-free pizza. However, that day I was feeling ill, and mistakenly left my wallet...More

    Thank Emily A
    Reviewed 26 April 2017

    Travelling to the south of Italy in the spring, I had expected hot days and warm nights - so the snow on Mount Etna in late April came as a surprise. It was lovely to arrive int he Rifugio and be welcomed into a warm...More

    Thank RMFerguson
    Reviewed 12 April 2017

    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

    Thank lawdylawdy
    Reviewed 26 March 2017

    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

    Thank theresadelblues
    Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

    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!

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$70 - US$131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
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    • Sicily >
    • 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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    "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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    "Don't get a room under the restaurant if you want to sleep."
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