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Grand Hotel Ortigia - Syracuse

Viale Mazzini, 12, Syracuse, Italy, 96100  show map
 5 stars
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Grand Hotel Ortigia - Syracuse

Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 12 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Cafe

Dining room

Snack bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Overview

Grand Hotel Ortigia is a 5-story hotel in a natural area of Syracuse within a 5-minute walk of Fountain of Diana offering individual rooms along with a beauty salon, a Jacuzzi and a solarium. Built in 1890 and remodeled in 1995, the elegant hotel combines historic architecture and modern facilities.

Temple of Apollo is about 5 minutes' walk away. The property is set a 10-minute stroll from Syracuse center.

Enclosed by a temple, a cathedral and an amphitheater, the hotel offers a wonderful view over the sea.

Fontanarossa airport is 55 minutes' drive away from Grand Hotel Ortigia.

Rooms

Grand Hotel Ortigia is a property in Syracuse that comes with 58 rooms and provides individual climate control, wireless internet, a safe, TV and a work desk. Bathrooms are appointed with a shower, a hairdryer and a bidet.

Eat & Drink

A buffet breakfast is offered at the dining room. Regional meals are served at the restaurant. Serving an array of dishes, Sicilia in Tavola and La Darsena DA Ianuzzo are 150 meters away.

Services

Guests are welcome to use currency exchange, a safe deposit box and an elevator for general purposes and a business center, a meeting room and a copier for business needs.

Relax

A wellness area, a steam room and a sauna are offered for relaxation. For active guests a gym and aerobics classes are provided.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 12 per day.

Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   58.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Private beach
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Lobby

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Wind surfing
  • Scuba diving
  • Canoeing
  • Boating
  • Banana boat
  • Water skiing
  • Motor board
  • Beach volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Billiard tables
  • Mini golf
  • Aerobics

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Kids club

Spa & Leisure

  • Swimming pool
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Partial View

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 12 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 2 years
Cot FREE
All children
3 - 6 years
Extra bed FREE
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cots and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Viale Mazzini, 12, Syracuse, Italy, 96100

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Airports
  • Fontanarossa (CTA)
    30.6 mi
  • Comiso (CIY)
    38.0 mi
Restaurants
  • Dioniso (cuisine: Italian)
    400 ft
  • La Terrazza sul Mare (cuisine: Italian)
    100 ft
Parks
  • Ortigia
    800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    58

Hotel Awards

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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Rooms and availability

Grand Hotel Ortigia photos Room
Standard Twin Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Heating
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Trousers press
  • Telephone
  • Alarm clock
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cots available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • VCR player
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Grand Hotel Ortigia photos Room
Standard Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Heating
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Grand Hotel Ortigia photos Room
Junior Suite
Partial View
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 1 Queen-size bed and 1 Sofa bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Heating
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Duplex Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Room Description:

Standard|Family Room

Grand Hotel Ortigia Location

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Local attractions

  • Duomo di Siracusa1300 ft
    Piazza Duomo Ortigia
  • Ipogeo di Piazza Duomo1400 ft
    Piazza Duomo
  • Civico Maltato - Beer Shop1700 ft
    Via Giovan Battista Perasso, 9
  • Caseificio Borderi1300 ft
    Via Benedictus
  • Chiesa di Santa Lucia alla Badia 1600 ft

Near the hotel

  • Ortigia800 ft
    Corso Umberto
  • Temple of Apollo (Tempio di Apollo) 700 ft
    Piazza Pancali Ortygia
  • Mercato Di Siracusa1100 ft
    centro storico di Ortigia
  • Sicilian Demo Cooking300 ft
    Riva Giuseppe Garibaldi 15
  • Fountain of Diana 1100 ft
    Piazza Archimede
  • Syracuse 3D Reborn1200 ft
    Via Landolina 1, Syracuse

Restaurants nearby

  • Dioniso400 ft

    Address: Claudio Maria Arezzo, 29
    Phone: +39 093124679

    79% likes this, based on 402 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 20 - USD 60

  • Sicilia in Tavola800 ft

    Address: via Cavour 28
    Phone: 3924610889

    80% likes this, based on 854 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
    Price Range: USD 9 - USD 42

  • La Cantinaccia By Ercole Pilade300 ft

    Address: xx settembre 13
    Phone: 093165945

    73% likes this, based on 65 reviews
    Cuisine: Mediterranean
    Price Range: USD 30 - USD 38

  • La Terrazza sul Mare100 ft

    Address: Viale Mazzini 12, 96100

    88% likes this, based on 33 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • Il Veliero200 ft

    Address: Via Savoia, 6
    Phone: 0931465887

    59% likes this, based on 95 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 28 - USD 60

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    58

Hotel Awards

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in Italy

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Grand Hotel Ortigia Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Grand Hotel Ortigia

8.4
SuperbBased on292 reviews

Guest reviews

  • 8.8

    Location parking is a few metres away. Breakfast was excellent and caters for different diets and religion.

    Room 202 was a bit noisy in the afternoons as seems to be some maintenance work going on. Also room 202 is under the breakfast room and one could hear the staff moving the chairs and tables.

  • 8.8

    We stayed in June. Position in relation to the old city, restaurants and sights is excellent. Everything is within easy walking distance. The terrace where breakfast is served provides a lovely panoramic view on a sunny day. We pre booked parking which is open air and straight across the road. It's boom gated so fairly secure. Overall the staff were pleasant and very helpful.

    If you want to be right in the centre of things in Italy be prepared to put up with some street noise into the early hours. We had a split level junior suite. The bed is above and everything else including bathroom is below at entrance level. Could be a challenge for elderly travellers.

  • 4.2

    Arrived at property after 2.30 in the morning due to a delay in easy jet flight of 4 hours We were shown to a so called junior suite which consisted of a high cringing small room that had a spiral stair case leading to a bed We refused to stay in it because we could just fall down the stairs really clausterfaubic The only other room they had was a tiny room fit for a child . We could not sleep the whole night it was awful We changed the next day after one in the afternoon. They refused to do anything about it and in the end they gave us a 40 euro discount. That room was not worth 40 euros it was a terrible start to the holiday

  • 5.0

    Disappointing - breakfast & situations are great, all the rest to be improved...

    Noisy hotel, from the inside! If you need to sleep, you should go elsewhere. People starting to clean rooms and prepare breakfast as of 6am in the morning. At this price, I appreciate to wake up when I decide, not when managers speaks on the phone or to other employees on the corridor. Be aware that they speak loud to wake you up, but they loose their voice to say hello. Rude check out, the lady stayed on the phone when preparing my invoice, and forgetting the "please" when telling me I had to pay 10 euros of taxes.

  • 8.8

    The Grand Hotel Ortigia is a beautiful, stately hotel in a great location looking out onto the sea. It is near the bridge linking Siracusa with Ortigia and so is very convenient for walking around the island or for going into the city. Because the hotel is only three stories, you do not get very high up views of the sea - my room was on the first floor so you did not see much sea. However, the room which was on two levels, was very well appointed and I found it to be very comfortable and spotlessly clean. A very good buffet breakfast was served on the third floor where you could dine outside on the terrace which had great sea views. The wi-fi available free throughout the hotel was excellent.

    There was nice reception/lounge area which was a bit soulless and there did not seem to be any service to have a coffee, a drink or a snack. There was a small bar which was equally soulless - I never saw anyone in it and i stayed there for a week. The staff were pleasant and helpful but just that bit distant/removed. I was there for seven days but felt no connection with the staff even though i was interfacing with them day in day out .... the feeling of being just a number.

  • 10.0

    Beautiful views

    Important to reserve a parking space otherwise it's very expensive

  • 8.2

    Excellent breakfast selection in a lovely space with views, and possibility of outside terrace if the weather permits. Staff very pleasant and helpful.

    The bed in the upstairs gallery was such a tight fit that there was room for a bed-side table on only one side of the bed. A particularly large person would have had difficulty getting down that side of the bed

  • 8.2

    Great room overlooking the Port. Good well stocked Breakfast Buffet.

    A means to make toast at breakfast.

  • 7.0

    Rooms a bit small

  • 9.6

    Well located to walk the beautifull ortiga. The hotel used to be a great hotel, now is a bit old, but is quiet well.

  • 9.2

    Private Parking available Excellent breakfast in the teras with outstanding view.

  • 8.8

    good localisation, acces to the parking, very good breakfast, nice view from the restaurant

    cold room

  • 8.8

    Staff (with one exception) were excellent - helpful, obliging and pleasant

    The man on the Reception Desk who was less than helpful; also the "suite" was small and very inconvenient, with bedroom upstairs but all clothes storage downstairs

  • 8.8

    The room (on two floors) was large (with a rather small bathroom) and room service/cleaning was excellent. The hotel has a nice top-floor terrace with a view towards the bay. Helpful staff.

    If you expect a high-tech outfit: it is not. The hotel is very traditional, but this is only an observation, not a complaint.

  • 5.8

    The location is excellent and the only hotel in the area with on site parking which is why we chose it. We had a room with a sea view. (We had specified this at booking).

    The room had dated decor and felt unloved. We would have expected tea making facilities in the room. The roof terrace felt unwelcoming-we went up to get an afternoon drink but didn't stay. We turned around and went into the town. The breakfast was poor with little in the way of healthy options. The cold meats were very fatty, the bacon greasy and the scrambled egg sour and inedible. Fresh fruit was the best option. Although the car park was useful it wasn't clear how to enter and we had to pay extra for this luxury. Overall this hotel didn't live up to it's 5 star rating.

How to reach hotel

hotel Grand Hotel Ortigia - Syracuse Syracuse location
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Hotel Address:

Viale Mazzini, 12, Syracuse, Italy, 96100

Get directions
Airports
  • Fontanarossa (CTA)
    30.6 mi
  • Comiso (CIY)
    38.0 mi
Restaurants
  • Dioniso (cuisine: Italian)
    400 ft
  • La Terrazza sul Mare (cuisine: Italian)
    100 ft
Parks
  • Ortigia
    800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    58

Hotel Awards

ItalianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSyracuseGrand Hotel Ortigia

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in Italy

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