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Grand Hotel Villa Politi

Expedia.comUS$ 104*
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#10 of 75 Hotels in Syracuse
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 197*
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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 September 2013

We stayed for three nights and found the hotel very nice. I was expecting shabby chic and faded elegance, but it was well kept and quite nice. The room was large , the bed was comfortable and the service prompt. It also had a generous breakfast and the pool area was clean and tidy. The swimming platform was about 5...

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

thanks for the time that he has spent and her beautiful words.

Brentwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2013

If you prefer a sanitised Crowne Plaza or Hilton holiday experience, this hotel is not for you. Go somewhere else. If you're not willing to get your head around the whole Italian and Sicilian experience I'd also advise you to choose a different island altogether. The faded historic grandeur of both the hotel and Siciliy is absolutely beguiling. If, however,...

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

thanks for choosing us and for the nice words: us in our work, we put our heart. We are happy when our guests appreciate our rooms, breakfast, swimming pool ... our pampering!

Aberdeen
Reviewed 12 September 2013

I just wanted to say thank you to the staff at the hotel who looked after us during our recent stay. They were helpful and friendly and it really made our holiday. We had numerous questions for them and when I realised that I had made an error in the nights that I had booked - they solved my problem...

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

your words will fill your heart with joy. thank you and hope to soon.

Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2013

The hotel is very grand and has a historic feel, which they highlight with references to Churchill etc. The front desk staff were helpful and polite, as were the restaurant and cleaning staff. The room was clean and comfortable, and more importantly, it was nice and quiet - this is partly to do with the other guests of course, who...

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

150 years of history to welcome you with our services ... and does not end here! Thank you for your thoughts.

London UK
Reviewed 9 September 2013

Just returned from a week staying at this hotel in Syracuse, and am amazed by the one or two critical reviews it has received. We were a family of 4 with 2 university aged children. The twin room they shared was small but comfortable, and our room was larger and perfectly adequate. Maybe not the height of luxury, but we...

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

The Grand Hotel Villa Politi is the ideal place to enjoy your holiday relaxing pampered by my staff. thanks for choosing us

Bordeaux, France
Reviewed 26 August 2013

Going to Villa Politi is just like stepping in an old italian movie. It's wonderful, charming, and the staff is so nice. In this kind of place sometimes you're afraid of the coldness of people: you don't have to fear it at Villa Politi! Everybody was very kind to us. The breakfast? I had never seen that before. Homemade pies,...

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

wonderful are our customers. thanks for the nice words

Siracusa
Reviewed 21 August 2013

Generally a well found hotel and good service. Only criticism was that the beds were a bit hard, and you needed to be patient at the bar late evenings as it was not continuously manned (although we never failed to get a drink). Otherwise, recommended.

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

thanks for choosing us ... we put our heart!

Porto, Portugal
Reviewed 21 August 2013

I just spent 4 nights in this hotel whose images in the internet site might lead one to suppose it is a wonderful 4 star hotel. It is true that the building itself could justify this rating, but service is far from it. Breakfast is a sad experiance: overcooked scrambled eggs and undercooked bacon are the only warm food and...

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

our rich and healthy buffet breakfast is appreciated by our guests: only the lemon granita is served in plastic cups. if you did not like the juice in the buffet, could ask our waiter for a good orange juice or an omelette. the hotel is at the center of an interesting archaeological area near the center. thanks for your comments.

Newcastle upon Tyne
Reviewed 18 August 2013

The hotel itself is good, nice clean rooms, good breakfast and helpful staff. The problem lies with its location and it is down to the tour operators rather than the hotel. The hotel is at the top of a small hill and takes approx 30-45 minutes to walk to ortigia - I would class myself as relatively fit but the...

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

thanks for choosing us ... we put our heart!

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2013

Hotel not near town Trouble getting around Taxis are only way of getting round Besides the good swimming pool... There is nothing else Staff on reception rather abrupt and not focused on customer needs... The manager seems to be the same when addressing comments on trip advisor Why would a classy hotel charge 2 euros for towels round pool A...

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Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi, responded to this review

Friendly Costomer i Always read it carefully your comments, help us in our work. i'm sorry that our hotel did not live of his desires. I assure I and my staff, we will continue to put your heart. Advice for your next trip: before criticiting a hotel, choose more carefully the hotel position.

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  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grand Hotel Villa Politi is an unique hotel in the world. It is unique because it stands on the suggestive “Latomie” and on the ancient cliff.Art, culture, politics and nobility. A lot of famous people who have stayed at the Grand Hotel Villa Politi: Princes and Kings from all over Europe. Our Piemonte’s Princes, D’Annunzio, Sir Winston Churchill, Pope John Paul II, the President of the Republic, Carlo Azeglio Ciampi. We put the customer and its total satisfaction at the center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Villa Politi

Address: Via Maria Politi Laudien 2, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Syracuse > Syracuse
Price Range: ₹ 5,430 - ₹ 23,917 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Villa Politi 4*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Syracuse
Grand Hotel Politi
Grand Hotel Villa Politi Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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#9 Business Hotel in Syracuse
#10 Luxury Hotel in Syracuse
#24 Romantic Hotel in Syracuse
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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