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Piazza Rifugio Sapienza SNC, 95030 Nicolosi, Sicily Italy See on map
Name/address in local language
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Quite a basic hotel, the obvious plus is the location. We stayed 1 night as part of a package holiday. Typical rustic ski lodge type hotel. Rooms quite basic but ok. Nice but tiny bathroom. Pillows very lumpy. No air conditioning, but very quiet so...More

Thank Martyn B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a room on the hotel website which stated the booking had been confirmed. When we arrived we were told there was no booking and no rooms available so we needed to find an alternative hotel to stay. We had a drink in the...More

Thank c d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch upstairs in the restaurant (there's a self-service cafe downstairs). I ordered the Grotta Femmine and it was absolutely delicious.I'm going to describe it as 'mountain food'. I had loads of grilled mushrooms. meat stuffed with pistachios and some smoked cheese fondue. It...More

Thank Abigail3000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with large group. It was full of families and the noise was almost deafening of crying infants and talking amongst the adults. The restaurant could have done with a deep clean in my opinion. Pizzas were tasty and large in size and reasonably...More

Thank Sunnydaye11
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

I did not like a few things. I did not rate the food that well over our 2 night stay. I think that it is very bad for the reception to charge €80 for arranging the trip up the Mount etna volcano when they ask...More

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Description
Delicious hotel in alpine style, situated in a privileged position at 1920 meter quote, max point of arrival for cars and close to the implants of Etna's Cableway. Ideal destination both in winter, due to the ...More proximity to the ski resorts, which in summer time for all who wishes to experience the charm of the excursion to the volcano's summit. The 22 rooms, distributed on two floors, are equipped with all comforts: hairdryer, toiletries, safe, minibar and Wi-Fi free. The Rifugio Sapienza, it isn't only an ideal place for relax or have fun; during your stay, our chefs will delight your palate with the specialties of the house. In the morning for breakfast a rich buffet with homemade preparations, hot croissant, tarts, pies just baked will await you... To main meals, served in the smart restaurant, typical Sicilian recipes from the timeless and unforgettable flavors will be protagonists. Our restaurant is open all days, also with a la carte menu and is proud to be sought for all types of banqueting and meetings. In spring and summer time, all nights the pizzeria will be open... Slow-rising dough and high quality ingredients will make special your pizza at 2000 meters altitude!!! Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Ski In/Ski Out
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
22
Price range
US$69 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Nicolosi
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
22
Price range
US$69 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Nicolosi
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Traveller (270)
Dining (61)
Room & Suite (33)
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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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"Choose the Grotta Femmine"
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"If it's important you might ask for a room with a view of the mountain"
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