Really nice Apartment and exactly as advertised. The walk to historical Ortigia island takes about 5 minutes at a brisk pace and a little longer if you take it easy. Within the Apartment all of the fixtures are new and function perfectly. The air conditioning unit is especially quiet and effective and if you don't want to walk to far of an evening, there are several restaurants and a supermarket very close. The balcony offers an excellent view of the Grand Harbour over nearby rooftops, and the late summer sunsets are fantastic. If you are considering a longer stay, it is worth noting that the apartment does not include a washing machine. Another point to be aware of is that the apartment is beside a busy road junction, and traffic noise is noticable until quite late at night. The owner (Maurizio) lives nearby and is very friendly and helpful and appeared very quickly when we called on arrival. We really enjoyed our stay at this very reasonably priced Apartment, and as long as you don't mind climbing the stairs to the third floor each time you come in, I'd definitely recommend staying here.
A generous-sized flat well-equipped and modern, including the quietest air-con we've ever experienced. Yes, not much to look at from outside, yes lots of steps and yes a small balcony overlooking a busy junction- but accept these and everything else is positive. Just round the block from the bus and rail station, good bakery opposite, restaurants close by and a pleasant walk straight into the old town of Ortigia. We loved sitting on the (narrow) balcony with a glass of wine in the sun looking out over the water and watching the busy Marconi square below. Plus at the square you can get a hop-on hop-off bus for €5 a day that goes round some of the main sights (useful when the weather is hot!).
Maurizio very helpful and met us in the square. Google maps have the address totally wrong - it literally is round the block from the station - 2 minutes walk. We loved our stay there and would highly recommend.
Very good location, apartment itself is newly refurbished, well kitted out and secure, everything works,air-con is very quiet decent wifi signal,very clean ,good views from balcony and windows,parking is easy Monday evening is the only night you can't park in the square, spoilt for choice if you're a foodie ,if you're a keep fit fanatic there's a nice gym round the corner,but you won't need it, 87 steps to the apartment will keep your cardio up(if you have mobility issues probably not suitable), ok for 2 people for a short period,smaller than some ,but I loved it and would stay there again,didn't see much of maurizio but when called(very small issue) he was round in minutes to address it ,I would happily recommend this apartment to friends or family
Great value for money apartment in a really convenient location. Do not look at the map on trip advisor as it is incorrect. Look at the photographs which show the true location. The apartment is well equipped, with a comfortable bed, great shower with plenty of hot water and a very good wi-fi connection. It has a small balcony but enough room to sit out and enjoy a drink while watching the world go by. Opposite is a bakery where you can purchase fresh bread every morning including Sundays. Excellent restaurants nearby especially '8 O'clock'. The apartment is near a fairly busy road but it did not cause us any problems and we slept well.
It is only a very short walk from the bus station so you can easily get the bus to and from the airport. The owner and his wife were very friendly and helpful providing us with information on the town. The booking process worked well.
We had a really good holiday in a beautiful town.
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Excellent apartment, two small downsides the 70 plus stairs to climb and my wife said not having proper coat hangers.
The apartment is clean lots of restaurants near by and supermarkets and around 800-900 metres to the old town. The lad Lord is a very nice man very helpful, give restaurant 8' o clock a try 3-5 min walk beautiful fish dishes.
Another questions just ask, bus station to airport 5 minute walk