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Large Private Pool with jacuzzi (8x8 s.m.)
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21 reviews
Large Private Pool with jacuzzi (8x8 s.m.)
This is the Villa for your Happy Holidays *_^
Veranda corner
Bright Dining-room
Bright Dining-room overlooking the garden and the swimming-pool
Equipped kitchen with breakfast side
Large, comfortable stairs leading to the the first floor and to the terrace with view !
First Bedroom - Ensuite  Window and Veranda with view / Air conditioned
Ensuite with shower, washbasin, wc and bidet
Second Bedroom - Large wardrobe / Balcony with view / Air conditioned
Third Bedroom - Window and Balcony with view / Air conditioned
Room for kids and adults ! Balcony with view / Air conditioned
Bathroom with shower
Spacious verands with view in both the floors !
One of the verands !
Veranda attached to the swimming-pool solarium
Balconies and verandas all around the villa !
Entrance !
Great Garden !
Car park in the shade of a green roof of the garden !
Day Oasis corner !
Night Oasis corner !
Terrace view
One more terrace view !
Fontane Bianche Beach Crystal-clear waters and white sandy beaches !!!
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Villa -
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Fontane Bianche, Syracuse, Province of Syracuse, Sicily

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EamonnHWB...
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent Villa, Helpful and Friendly Owner - Highly Recommended”
Reviewed 9 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Had a wonderful 10 days with wife and two teenage children at this Villa. We were greeted with a charming and friendly owner to show us around the house and who also provided some provisions to assist us such as milk, fruit etc. The pool and outdoor space was great for relaxing and was cleaned during our stay. The Villa is well located and well furnished. Plenty of space for everyone. The wifi is also great.

The Villa is a short 5 minute drive to Cassible and about 15 minutes to Siracusa and Ortigia. We also visited Etna and an aquapark at Etnaland - about just over an hour away. Locally we went to Fontane Bianche and La Pineta beaches and preferred the latter - less commercial. We also visited Siracusa / Ortigia often where we also able to swim off the rocks and take a boat trip.

London Gatwick lost our luggage bags which did not get our holiday off to a good start! The owner Marcello was very helpful and kept in touch with us to offer his help in contacting Catania airport for us. When the luggage bags were located (damaged) 3 days after our arrival, Marcello drove us to the Airport and dealt with the airport staff for us handling our claim - this was a great help and he clearly went far beyond the call of duty for us. We have stayed at many other holiday homes and never met such a friendly and helpful owner as Marcello. So much so that we would view him as a friend rather than someone we just rented a house from.

Marcello will send you some helpful pages of places to visit and restaurants etc. One he does not mention is Zuma in Ortigia at Via Francesco Crispi. Serving a good mix of local food for those who want this and plenty of choices for teenagers who do not. The staff are helpful and friendly, the portions more than enough and the quality of the food was great. Another good restaurant not mentioned was Il Cenacolo in Ortigia near the main square at Via Del Consiglio Reginale. Owner was friendly, food was excellent and service great. We also enjoyed drinks and food at Cafe Apollo opposite the Temple ruins in Ortigia.

We enjoyed our time here and wish we could have stayed longer. Recommended.

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Liked best: The Pool
Liked least: Minor - Aircon or Fan Downstairs may be helpful
Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
12 Aug 2015
When I decided to start my new venture on lettings, I promised myself I would do my best to be the kind of host that travellers are supposed to meet during their holidays abroad. I know how you feel when you are abroad and get no support, kindness around you. Well ... this will never happen to my guests :-)

Thanks indeed for your lovely, detailed review; that makes me understand I must be doing pretty well.

Next year my guests will also be provided with bikes (free additional service).

It was nice having you at "HAPPY HOLIDAY" VILLA and I do hope to see you again soon !
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Lysaker
Oslo, Norway
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Another great vacation at Villa Happy Holiday”
Reviewed 8 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We were extremely satisfied with our stay last year, so we booked this year as well. It was an equally great experience. Marcello is the perfect host, and always available! The villa is perfectly located for exploring the south-east of Sicily. We will be back next year as well.

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Management Response
14 Jul 2015
I suppose this is the best review that a host can receive from hs/her guests. Having stated that you consider me as "the perfect host" and having appreciated your holiday in our place make me very pleased, BUT the fact that I have received such a positive review from guests who had already visited us last year and decided to spend their holiday once again in our Villa this year make me double pleased. Thanks indeed. It would be a big pleaure to see you again in the near future :-)
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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2015 for a stay in May 2015

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Liked best: Pool and Garden
Liked least: Cutlery and Glasses
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
14 Jul 2015
Thanks for considering me a charming, attentive host. Thanks for appreciating your stay in our villa but, most of all, thanks for suggesting me where, in your opinion, there should be few touches to be added. My guests' adivice is very important to me and I am very keen on keeping a 5-star standard. Once again thanks for choosing us ! I hope to see you again next year.
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jonasc675
Lidingo, Sweden
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Perfect house at nice location with serviceminded owner”
Reviewed 11 November 2014 for a stay in September 2014

We were 4 adults and 3 childern who stayed at Villa Happy Holday to celebrate my wifes 45 birthday. The house fullfilled all our need. Perfect pool with nice patio where we ate lovely brekfasts as well as some lunches and dinners, when we're not dining out. The house was perfectly planned with a base floor including a well-equiped kitchen, a washing area and a big living room. Upstairs accomodated 2 large bedrooms perfect for us 2+2 adults, 1 kiddie bedroom which our 3 children loved and one extra bedroom where we stored all suitecases (but could have been used by two additional persons without problems). The Wifi was fast and up 24/7.

At arrival the owner Marcello ensured that we were happy with everything and gave us valueable advices. We're therefore very happy with our holidays, just as the name implied.

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Liked best: Pool and patio
Liked least: Hard to locate
Travelling group: Med vänner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
17 Nov 2014
GREAT !! THANKS !! I am very happy you enjoyed your stay at Villa Happy Holiday ;-)

We will be very pleased to welcome you again !
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Helen M
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Excellent villa”
Reviewed 9 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014

Two families of four stayed here and found it a beautiful, clean and easy villa. Big rooms, great pool area and Wi-Fi worked well. Marcello introduced us to the property and made us feel very welcome.

How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
Service
Liked best: Pool area
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
17 Nov 2014
Thanks for taking the time to write your opinion on Villa Happy Holiday :-)
We have been working hard to offer the best to our guests !
I hope to see you again in the near future !!
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