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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Warm welcome and very professional. An unforgettable genuine breakfast with a variety of local and homemade products.
The rooms are very quiet and with a lot of uncommon details as well as the rest of the hotel. It was like being in both historical and contemporary place. We loved it very much.

Stayed: October 2016, travelled as a couple
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balartehotel, Responsabile reception at Balarte Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

...a lot of uncoommon details, there is still a lot to discover... :) we hope to see you again for a longer stay,

best regards,

Giorgio

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

We really enjoyed our 5 night stay at this wonderful hotel. The design and decor are modern and sleek and the service friendly and helpful. Our room was large and bright and had 2 levels and our own patio space. Towels and toiletries were high end and the breakfast had so much choice - it was a great way to start the day. Italian tv is not great so we never watched it - wifi was strong tho.

  • Stayed: October 2016, travelled as a couple
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balartehotel, Responsabile reception at Balarte Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Dear guest,
thank you for coming here and spending 5 days with us. We are really happy that you liked the environment of the hotel. We are trying to have few more foreign channels for the next season.
Hope to see you again,

best regards,

Giorgio

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Reviewed 11 October 2016

Beautiful hotel, very friendly and welcoming staff, excellent breakfast, quiet and peaceful, warm atmosphere, great tips for sightseeing and restaurants - just perfect for a wonderful and relaxing stay in Sicilia!

  • Stayed: October 2016, travelled as a couple
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balartehotel, Responsabile reception at Balarte Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Dear August,

thank you for your review. I am happy that you appreciated our tips, we believe that whatever you see, whatever you eat out of Balarte is part of the experience, this is way we are extremely careful in giving tips, the journey it's not just the hotel.
see you soon,

Giorgio

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights recently in Balarte. The hotel is ok, but not excellent. This art hotel is missing some minor details to become excellent. The service, staff and breakfast are perfect. But to my opinion the room (i stayed in room 1) is just not finished. The tv is small and the wires are strangly just hanging loose, the bathroom used equipment is not perfect quality. The bathroom wall is lacking some paint. And also the garden is not well maintained. A pity as it definitely has potential.

Stayed: August 2016, travelled as a couple
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balartehotel, Proprietario at Balarte Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Thank you for your review, we still strive so that even all the details can be excellent .... but the bathroom is all covered with "porcelain stoneware" ... ! Cinzia

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our recent stay at the Balarte. We spent 2 weeks in Sicily and stayed in 4 different venues. This was by far the most luxurious and interesting.
The setting for the hotel is very peaceful. We spent one day in the hotel by the very restful pool. The only sounds were birdsong and gently lapping water.
We stayed in a 2 level suite which had its own private patio,ideal for evening aperitifs. The room, like the rest of the hotel had its own unique design based on the Futurism movement. It was spacious, modern and minimalist but with quirky touches which provided interest.
The breakfasts were absolutely incredible, a range of fresh local organic produce, ranging from carob pancakes with moderna chocolate, local cheeses, fresh fruit and delicious marzipan biscuits. ( I don't normally eat sweet foods but just had to try these!)
Alongside the wonderful setting and hotel design, the staff are what make a stay in this hotel so pleasant. Nothing was too much trouble. Every evening Georgio helped us choose a different restaurant and booked this for us. His choices were amazing. He also helped with planing the best route to our next destination, including sights to see along the way.
Julia, the breakfast chef was equally attentive and prepared my own special breakfast drink in the morning.
All in all, I would highly recommend this hotel.

Stayed: August 2016, travelled as a couple
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balartehotel, Responsabile reception at Balarte Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2016

Dear Joanna,
for us i was a pleasure to host both of you.
Thank you for appreciating everything and for rating our hotel the best you tried in Sicily, it makes us so proud of our daily work.
We really hope to see you soon back,

best regards,

Giorgio

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