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  • Excellent43%
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  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Breakfast included
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After a very long day on Etna and surroundings this was the place we choose for our deserved lunch, Rifugio sapienza. You cant miss the imposing building on the far end of the road, Very welcoming staff and a gr8 selection on the Menu. Food...More

Thank cpbeachlife
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ideal place to have a snack and something hot after walking high up in the snowy hills. Recommended. Variety of snacks and coffees and deserts available. Seating inside also offered. Self service machines inside for quick buys

Thank Tonio C
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

This is not a destination in itself but a useful and welcome transit point. So forget about the prices of souvenirs! We found it to be a warm refuge from the winds of Etna with staff who were efficient, reasonable coffee and food and toilets...More

Thank Libby S
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

The hotel is where the road ends. Perfectly situated for exploring Etna. Not the cheapest experience if you take both the stay and the cablecar, jeep and guide, but it is a fantastic experience. The hotel is run by the Italien alpinisti club and some...More

Thank Wolf246
Reviewed 22 March 2018

What a wonderful place to stay on Mt. Etna. Easy to access the mountain, and the inn was delightful. My new friend Federico was so very helpful, when it turned out upon arrival that I had not confirmed. He found a room for me and...More

Thank Suzan M
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$77 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$77 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Rubina M
17 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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