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Grand Hotel Ortigia

At a Glance

    Pros

  • wonderful views from the restaurant
  • attentive service

    Cons

  • back rooms have no view
  • small bathrooms
  • Wi-Fi weak in some rooms

Grand Hotel Ortigia Review

An elegant, fantasy-inspired design prevails at this venerable institution, which has enjoyed a prime position on the Porto Grande at the base of Ortygia since 1890. A surreal seascape painting and whimsical chandelier set a dreamy tone in the lobby. Guest rooms have fine wood floors, inlaid wood furniture, and stained-glass windows. Spacious bi-level suites with staircases cost about €60 more. While you indulge in excellent food at the rooftop restaurant, take in the superb views over the harbor and seafront. To relax choose the in-house spa or, between June and September, take the shuttle service to the hotel's private beach between.

    Hotel Details

  • 41 rooms, 17 suites.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
Updated: 02-16-2013

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