Algilà Ortigia Charme Hotel, Syracuse
|Via Vittorio Veneto, 93, 96100, Syracuse, Syracuse, Sicily, ITALY.|
Description: Algilà Ortigia Charme HotelOverlooking the historic waterfront at Ortygia, Algilà Ortigia Charme Hotel is situated in one of the city's ancient baroque mansions. After a painstaking, careful restoration under the guidance of the architect Manuel Giliberti, Algilà Ortigia Charme Hotel opened as a small boutique hotel, and offers luxurious accommodation, excellent Sicilian cuisine and first class service in a spectacular heritage setting.
Ideal for exploring this fascinating historic city, Algilà Ortigia Charme Hotel is within easy walking distance of all the most important landmarks on Ortygia, including the cathedral, the Piazza Archimede or the Arethuse fountain. Many of the most outstanding points of interest in Syracuse are also within easy reach. The sympathetic restoration of the historic buildings that make up the hotel features many original elements in the typical limestone of the region, such as ornate arches and delicately sculpted keystones, along with original timber beams and ceilings, brightly enamelled Sicilian ceramics, and a unique selection of antique furnishings.
Algilà Ortigia Charme Hotel's restaurant serves genuine, simple and tasty Sicilian cuisine, making use of the finest locally sourced fruit and vegetables, dairy products, and fish and seafood from the local inshore fishing fleet. The herbs and spices used are typical of the Sicilian countryside, simple and full of flavour. The wine list is also entirely Sicilian, with an excellent selection of labels from the most interesting local wineries.
Type of rooms: Algilà Ortigia Charme HotelSingle:
Cosy and smart, the single rooms feature an extra-wide single bed and a private bathroom decorated in colourful Sicilian tiles. Antiques and hand-woven carpets, luxurious fabrics and an abundance of thoughtful details make these rooms pleasant havens for the single traveller. Along with all the essential comforts, every room also has free Wi-Fi connection.
Classic Double or twin bed rooms, private bathroom, sat TV, telephone, safe.
Mainly furnished with restored antique furniture belonging to the original building. Antique Sicilian chests, wardrobes made with antique wooden doors, colourful, hand-painted tiles of the bathrooms are rather unusual characteristics. A beautiful view of the internal Mediterranean courtyard. These rooms may seem on the small side but the aim has been to maintain the original style and spaces of the old building in an attempt to recreate the charm and atmosphere of the past. For this reason Algilà Ortigia Charme Hotel advises guests booking for longer periods who need more space and have a lot of luggage to choose the junior suites. Along with all the essential comforts, every room also has free Wi-Fi connection.
Double Classic Sea View:
The Classic Doubles are mostly furnished with antiques that have been reused from the original furnishings of the building. What characterize these rooms are the classic Sicilian chests, the wardrobes built with antique wooden doors and the hand painted tiles in the bathroom. These rooms offer a fantastic view of the Sicilian sea from the balcony. These rooms can be configured with a king-size bed or with two separate beds and can accommodate up to two guests. For guests who would like to add a crib, Algilà Ortigia Charme Hotel suggests booking a Superior Double, which have a more space.
Despite being cosy and comfortable, these rooms are not very spacious as the aim was to maintain the original style of the old building, giving guests the chance to experience an atmosphere that has the perfume of the past. For this reason Algilà Ortigia Charme Hotel advises guests who would like to have a longer stay to book a Junior Suite or a Suite. Free Wi-Fi, free mini-bar and free unlimited phone calls to most of the countries in the world are included in the price.
Connecting rooms are available in this room type, making it possible to accommodate a family of four people. Free Wi-Fi, free mini-bar and free unlimited phone calls to most of the countries in the world are included in the price.
The Junior Suites, with two separate areas, can accommodate up to three adults and one child. These rooms offer an excellent solution for guests seeking a smart and comfortable environment. The rooms overlook a traditional Mediterranean courtyard. They consist of two areas, a sleeping area and a living area. The double bed has a hand painted, antique wooden headboard. The bathrooms have large showers and some are equipped with chromo-therapy water jets. The third bed is in the living area. A fourth bed for a child can be added, free of charge. Along with all the essential comforts, every room also has a free Wi-Fi connection.
Executive King-size bed, a private bathroom, sat TV, dd telephone, safe, solarium, hydro-massage bath on the private terrace.
Unique in its style, this room is nestled in the eaves and can be reached via its own stair, thus making it completely independent. The curtains, the decoration, hand-painted beams, the bathroom tiles with geometric patterns and the flooring reflect the colours of the sea in view from the terrace. In the cosy bedroom, a king-size, four-poster bed is draped in luxurious, soft throws. The bathroom is equipped with a shower, and for some rooms, with both a bath and a shower. Outside, there is a sun-terrace for private use overlooking the sea of Ortigia. Guests can enjoy the circular hydro-massage bath on the small private terrace. Along with all the essential comforts, each room also has free Wi-Fi connection.
Guests looking for exclusivity need look no further: the spacious suites are composed of two separate rooms: a bedroom and a living room with a king-size sofa bed. The antique furniture, refined furnishings and the hand painted oak ceiling beams create a refined atmosphere of luxury. The balconies offer views of the sea. The bathrooms with hand painted tiles have spacious showers with a steam jet (hammam). Free Wi-Fi, free mini-bar and free unlimited phone calls to most of the countries in the world are included in the price.
Additional information: Algilà Ortigia Charme Hotel
Pets are allowed on prior request. No extra charges.
Private parking is available close by to the hotel.
Reservation is necessary and charges apply.
Airport transfers are available on arrangement, and at a charge.
Number of rooms: 52
Official category: 4 stars Superior.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1700s/2008.
Languages spoken: Italian, English, French, Spanish.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, Maestro, CartaSi.
GPS Coordinates: 37° 3' 45.82'' N 15° 17' 45.82'' E
Nearest airport: Catania Fontanarossa Airport - 63,6km.