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  • Excellent43%
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Travelling to the south of Italy in the spring, I had expected hot days and warm nights - so the snow on Mount Etna in late April came as a surprise. It was lovely to arrive int he Rifugio and be welcomed into a warm...More

Thank RMFerguson
Reviewed 11 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

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Amenities
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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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Restaurant
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US$ 75 - US$ 130 (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$ 75 - US$ 130 (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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"If it's important you might ask for a room with a view of the mountain"
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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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