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Rifugio Sapienza

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“pizza”(9 reviews)
“cable car”(9 reviews)
“shower room”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3.0 Star Hotel
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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

1  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!

1  Thank Lynnmwoods123456789
Reviewed 19 January 2017

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

2  Thank Deb M
Reviewed 16 December 2016

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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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Bar/Lounge
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US$70 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$70 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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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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