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Monaci delle Terre Nere

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

Elegance in the countryside. Restaurant view is beautiful, considering the highest quality of ingredients and the amount of hours needed for the chefs: they have 7 people in the kitchen to make homemade pastas, breads, ice-cream, olive oil, etc.....it is certainly the best deal for the highest quality of food in Sicily...compared to other restaurants we ate in Sicily of...

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1Thank Victoria C
Trani, Italy
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We spent two weeks in Sicily and the last few days we opted for some days on the slopes of Mount Etna. The stay at Monaci delle Terre Nere was memorable, although we encountered some rainy days, it was the perfect place to explore the area. There are a number of great wineries in about one hour drive range on...

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1Thank ZestofItaly
New York City, New York
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The place and the setting is beautiful, and the villas and the hotel grounds have clean designs with a good taste. The biggest problem with us were bugs, and lots of them, in our villa, every day. I get that it is sitting in a biological farm, but still, I did not expect to deal with so many bugs in...

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4Thank swm37
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We arrived in Catania airport and found our car rental with no problem. GPS meant we arrived at the hotel in about 30 mins. Watch out for the signs for the hotel. We received a nice welcome at the hotel, and our cases were taken from our car to the room. We stayed in room 6. We ate lunch by...

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2Thank Spencer17Feb
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Wow! What an amazing place to stay!! It's an historical villa which is converted into a luxurious hotel. All rooms are suites, decorated with beautiful rare art. The views are amazing, you can see the see, and spectacular view of Mount Etna. All food and a lot of the wines are biological. At breakfast, which is included you will find...

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Paris
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous setting, truly remote and quiet. The hotel is on 50 hectares, has its own garden, orchard, beautiful main house. I agree with previous reviews, the price is rather high despite the overall quality. Beautifully designed rooms. Yet, for 350€, one should not have too look at a wall. Rooms without a view should be less expensive. Recommendations for the...

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1Thank Banquo77
monaciterrenere, Guest Relations Manager at Monaci delle Terre Nere, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your kind words about the property, its setting and the design of the rooms. All our rooms are completely different from each other in terms of view and style. The room we assigned you has an outdoor patio and overlooks the garden; we are sorry if it did not meet your personal taste. Our check-in...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I tend to agree with recent previous comments. This really should be better for the price they are asking. The venue is superb, the views are stunning and the remote setting is wonderful. A credit to the vision of the owners. But, and there are many... The rooms - and we had a suite- are not up to scratch. The...

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4Thank mrjoel1963
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night to celebrate my birthday. Unfortunately the electricity went out so we could not use the toilet, shower and the ac did not work during the night so it was very hot in the room. The manager was very helpful and professional during the checkout and gave us a good discount because of the electricity, so...

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1Thank SPstockholm
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We loved our stay which was over 4 nights for a wedding anniversary. It was a short trip, organised around this wonderful hotel and location. We stayed in one of the out buildings, an original and restored wine press with an amazing bed, on top of the press with views down to the coast in one direction and Mount Etna...

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monaciterrenere, Guest Relations Manager at Monaci delle Terre Nere, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for giving us your feedback about your stay. We are glad to read that you really appreciated Monaci, with its setting and unique view. Thank you for your positive notes about the staff, to whom we passed your comments. Monaci doesn’t want to be a luxury hotel, nor a farm holiday. We are located in a...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 July 2016

There is no doubt about it, the hotel is situated in an absolutely superb location. To be able to sip your drink looking out over Mount Etna is truly special and the luscious green farmland and vineyard the hotel is situated on create an extremely tranquil setting for a relaxing break. However, overall we were disappointed with our stay. We...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In 2007, by chance, I stumbled upon this place, fell in love with it and decided to devote my life to its resurrection.To bring this place, previously chosen by the monks of Saint Anna’s order for his special energy and extraordinary charm, back to life. It has become the second great project of my life. The estate Monaci delle Terre Nere is situated along the slopes of Mount Etna, the biggest volcano in Europe on the border of the Etna National Park at 500mt above sea level. My wish has been to preserve the historic identity and local traditions, more than a Boutique Hotel it is a home which I hope retains its intimacy. The house which dates from 1800 is listed as one of historical importance. It is now a place where traditional Sicilian Architecture is combined with contemporary art and living. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monaci delle Terre Nere

Address: Via Monaci snc, 95019 Zafferana Etnea, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Zafferana Etnea
Price Range: ₹ 10,153 - ₹ 33,211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Monaci delle Terre Nere 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“I'd suggest a room outside of the main building that are in their own little houses.”
 of 5 bubbles romewriter, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“select rooms close to the lodge if you have problems walking up hills to the rooms with more desirable views of the sea.”
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“Reserve one of the suites away from the main building as they offer more privacy and better views.”
 of 5 bubbles Alisandru, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
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“if you want privacy, ask for one not in the main house”
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