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Grand Hotel Villa Politi 1862

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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.
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Property amenities
Room service
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Park View
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It feels like you have moved back through time to a more gracious age when you arrive at the Grand Hotel. The car park is off to the side so avoiding ruining the walk up to the hotel entrance steps. A nice touch is a discrete lift to help entry and exit with luggage. I was
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"Our past is your present" - this is the motto choosen by Villa Politi together with the statement "I have never slept so well in my life" signed in the Fifties by Sir Winston Churchill. Well, it is all true. Being a demanding traveller I must admit that Villa Politi has
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We took advantage of the great winter rates at this hotel to stay for two nights as part of our tour discovering Sicily. It is a longish walk down to most of the sites of interest in Otigia however it is close to the archelogical park and the greek theatre. Handy
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Response from Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi 1862
Responded 4 weeks ago
we are the largest and most historic hotel in Syracuse ... we are the force of the Hospitality in Sicily. Thanks for choosing us! ✨
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We enjoyed taking advantage of the great winter rates at the Grand Hotel et Des Palmes in January 2019. We had a beautiful room that we very clean and comfortable. The staff was very professional and friendly. The only thing lacking in our experience was the buffet breakfast.
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Response from Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi 1862
Responded 13 Feb 2019
we are the GH Villa Politi! Every morning in our hotel a rich and genuine breakfast is served ...
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Our family of six had a great stay at this grand dame of a hotel. Winston Churchill had good taste in hotels. The history and charm of Sicily is palpable here. It starts with the dual winding staircases to the entryway. The huge porch overlooks an ancient quarry right on the
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Response from Carmelo C, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Villa Politi 1862
Responded 07 Jan 2019
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The hop on-hop off bus to Ortigia was certainly in operation in October 2018. Check what time the last bus back is, though. I seem to remember it wasn't that late. Have a good trip.
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Hi, No, there is no dress-code BUT I would recommend at least business cassual for dinner.
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Music was played by the pool but it was background music....you caould easily talk to one another and we never heard it in the hotel room.
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the deluxe rooms if specified have a comfortable balcony to sit on. The classic rooms on the third floor have a small terrace with an alt wall and a small window. Just specify your choice when booking. thank you
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"Ask for a quiet -no smoking room"
"We could not get an upgrade to a larger room even though it was ow season and there were few guests. At least ask."
"Get a superior room. Ask for a full (not Juliet) balcony. Room 102 was just right."
"eventually if you go for a beach view it could be worth it"
"Ask for a room facing the town!"
US$70 - US$236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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