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Medford, Oregon
Reviewed 3 November 2013

We were a group of 4 couples staying for 3 nights that happily treated to a delightful stay. We enjoyed lots of wine and their special olives every evening on the lower terrace. Maria and her new husband were still reeling from their wedding and yet may our stay special. Her mother helped make us a great meal The place...

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2013

This is one of those places you read about in the travel pages but never seem able to find. I've given it a 5 star rating not for fancy facilities ( there aren't any! ), but for the sheer charm and wonderful hospitality on offer. I had a lovely room, cotto floors, wooden beams, a good bathroom. Furnished very traditionally...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 29 September 2013

We spent three nights La Rocca delle Rosa (in the room with the wine press) and loved it! Maria and her soon-to-be-husband Franz made us feel very welcome - as did the dogs. One evening we had a great home cooked dinner prepared by Maria´s mother, but the other nights we simply sat on the terrass eating cheeses, prociutto, salami,...

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Newburgh, New York, United States
Reviewed 21 September 2013

We decided on the spur of the moment to go to Sicily. La Rocca della Rosa had a room available for 6 nights, and we really lucked out. The setting is amazing, with views of Mount Etna from the roof-top terrace, and from our bedroom window (we were fortunate enough to get the room with the old wine-press in it)....

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State College, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 July 2013

My jaw dropped when I was taken to our room with a huge, antique wine press--two stories tall--in it. The food was excellent and the tiers of agriculture were really interesting and a great stroll. One word of advice...get good directions and a full address for your GPS unit. Ours did not recognize the address on the website and it...

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Seattle, Washington, United States
Reviewed 6 May 2013

we found this wonderful estate farmhouse by luck on our way from Taromina to see Etna. Great country atmosphere, beautiful old architecture of the mill/winery. The meals tasted so good in such an old country setting

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Ireland
Reviewed 3 May 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for one night in March so we could visit Etna. The accommodation was so unusual - we stayed in a building formerly used for wine making, I think pressing grapes, and some of the huge equipment was still there! We loved the character of the room and old furnishings and overall rustic effect, but it is not...

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LaRoccadellaRosa, Proprietario at La Rocca della Rosa, responded to this review

Thank you so much! reviews like yours really make me feel taht my efforts are appreciated, it was a pleasure to meet you! bye

Reviewed 10 November 2012

We had our best evening in this restaurant (we didn't stay here, just came for the dinner)... It is a little off the main roads but well worth the drive. The dishes were very plentiful, with great taste and obviously made from local produce. Maria, the hostess, was a pleasure to chat and she explained a lot about the food...

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Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 10 September 2012

We stayed at Rocca della Rosa in early September, decided to extend the stay due to the warm hospitality and good location; with Taormina, Syracusa, Etna and the beach within easy reach. We loved staying in this old villa, surrounded by history and beautiful antique furniture. The food, breakfast included, was first class and enjoyed in the formerwine cellar. Maria's...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 30 August 2010

La Rocca Della Rosa is situated at the foot of Mt. Etnea just outside the quite of Zafferana Etnea. It is easily one of the most beautiful and charming buildings one will ever stay in. The rooms are very spacious and immaculately kept. The breakfast in the morning is really 5 star. You shall receive some unbelieveable home cooking from...

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"La Rocca della Rosa" was born as a vacation house in 1800, now is a so called "agriturismo", a country hotel with a production of bio extravirgin olive oil and cherries and a restaurant where is also possible to celebrate birthdays, weddings or other ceremonies. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Rocca della Rosa

Address: Via Bongiardo Zafferana 26 | 95019, 95019 Zafferana Etnea, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Zafferana Etnea
Price Range: RM342 - RM391 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“I don't think there are any bad rooms, but those facing Etna in the house must be preferable.”
 of 5 bubbles hilarymunro, 24 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Rooms in the main house have access to a large terrace, the others have a garden/ sitting area outside”
 of 5 bubbles Sheilarosemc, 30 Sep 2013 | Read review
“ask for the room with the wine press, if available!”
 of 5 bubbles 758ruthw, 21 Sep 2013 | Read review
“choose the huge mill room with vaulted ceilings”
  • large press in room
 of 5 bubbles Icuzzame, 6 May 2013 | Read review
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