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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The temperature regulation is not working, the toilets are very dirty (if they even work on the ground floor), the lunch served for congresses is very dissappointing (maybe the dinners are ok, didn't dare to try). The staff behind they bar is friendly and welcoming, but the rest hadn't given any smile for 4 days. Chairs in the venue are... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

Our room was fine, on the main road but we weren't bothered by noise. Breakfast fine if a little boring. Eat at the nearby Osteria Re Pitittedi on a side-street a little further up the Corso Gelone on the other side. Staff really helpful and friendly

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

very old hotel - not renewed at all. Not so clean. Poor breakfast . Bad dinner specially in the quantities served. Not nice restaurant place but so near to the beautiful city and to main streets. The have to do something!

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Svalbard, Norway
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Located 15 minutes on foot from the little romantic Iceland of Ortigia. Great shopping and dining all around the hotel and on the way to Ortigia. Room is small and old. Shower is leaking all over the floor. Old analog tv :) Good value for the cost and great helpful staff

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Valhalla, New York
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

I had a nice big room with no problems, fridge a/c everything work. The hotel is located right near a commercial district there were plenty of restaurants, bars etc. nearby including a grocery store only a short walk away. It is close to the ancient archaeological park where the geek theater is located. It's a bit of a further walk... More 

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New York, NY
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

I made arrangements to stay at the Jolly Aretusa after another reservation I made for a group of 16 college students fell through. I had stayed at the Jolly Aretusa many, many years before, and I knew that the location was very convenient to both Ortygia as well as the Archaeological Museum and Park. I was not quite sure what... More 

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Sliema, Malta
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We have just returned home from a five day visit to Siracuse. Our stay at the Jolly Palace had not been pre booked; in fact it was a heavenly sent haven for us when we found that the previously booked hotel was a disaster. We were given two very well appointed rooms on the 5th floor with two big windows,... More 

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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2 reviews
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Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

This is probably one of the worst hotels that I have ever stayed in. The hotel itself is very outdated and the rooms look like they haven't been updated in 30 years. The shower is quite a time saver - it sprays water all over the room so that you can shower and sit on the toilet at the same... More 

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San Gwann, Malta
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128 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016

The Aretuso is regarded as being in the centre of the city but it depends on what one would classify as "in the centre". The Aretuso is just off a short shopping street about 4 minutes away from the Archeological Neaopolis site. However if you want to go to the old part of the city, one would have about a... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 18 December 2015

Stayed here for one night as part of a group. We had a lovely, large comfortable room and the food was not bad either. Location was not central and this was a drawback. Staff were very helpful, assisting us with directions to a pharmacy and grocery store and getting us a padlock for one of our suitcases. Good for a... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The  'Jolly Aretusa Palace Hotel', is a "4 Stars", situated to Syracuse center. The 114 rooms, have been projected and furnish for guaranteeing the comfort of the guests in the respect of an absolute privacy. The elegance of the comforting environments, the courtesy of the service, always impeccable, the safety of a professional assistance, they do the ideal place for business guests, that will find here a favorable environment to the planning and the management of their appointments, or for the families or Touristic and Religious Groups, that for the enviable strategic position exploiting in the center of the city of Syracuse, they can do the point of departure for the most famous destinations, that are a few steps from the hotel: Greel Theatre, Sanctuary of the Madonna of the tears, Ear of Dionysus, Arethusa Fountain, Papyrus Museum, Island of Ortigia etc. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jolly Aretusa Palace Hotel

Address: Corso Gelone 45, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Syracuse > Syracuse
Price Range: ₹ 4,355 - ₹ 6,533 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Jolly Aretusa Palace Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 114
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Also Known As:
Jolly Hotel Syracuse
Jolly Aretusa Palace Hotel Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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#30 Luxury Hotel in Syracuse
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