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Reviewed 13 September 2014

Rooms with A/C and central heating are cleaned daily, bedsheets and towels changed. On request we also got a mini bar in the room. Free Wi-fi and a splendid b/f each morning. Surrounded by a network of restaurants with discounts of up to 10%. Eat a different spaciality every day for 10 days within walking distance. Ample free parking inside...

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edison nj
Reviewed 2 September 2014 via mobile

We only stayed here one night; the purpose being to explore Mt. Etna early the next morning. The property is difficult to find. However, we called the owner, Sandro, & he drove into town so that we could follow him back to the B & B. Breakfast is ample & delicious. Sandro & his wife were helpful in explaining the...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2014

Fantastic location, short walk into town. The owners will do anything to make your stay memorable and after a long drive they brought us inside, sat us down and served us coffee, orange and cakes. Breakfast was fresh, organic and large; quite remarkable. Rooms were excellent and we had a balcony. This is a fantastic location to explore Etna and...

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Bonn, Germany
Reviewed 26 July 2014

I loved the Pistacchio croissants in the morning. The breakfast and the dinner we ordered with this lovely family was amazing! We were a big group (field trip from Uni) and they managed to get us all filled up with delicious sicilian food. The rooms were nice and tidy, WiFi was working perfectly and it felt more like a lovely...

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Reviewed 19 July 2014

I was there to go Etna eruptions. I did not know the place before, and I discovered the place I will go everytime I come to Etna: - really nice and "over cleaned" :-) room - nice people, ready to help all the time - the bed breakfast I had for years - nice location: close to Nicolosi center, and...

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Madliena, Malta
Reviewed 28 April 2014

This was our second visit at Sandro and Gabriella. Excellent lodging, superb welcoming atmosphere and to top it off an very scrumptious break fast. This guest house boasts of a private parking area including a garden which will make it ultra safe for your car and children. Keep up the good work. Until our next visit. Svetlana, Larissa and Gordon.

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Island of Gozo, Malta
Reviewed 27 February 2014

This is a perfect place to stay. Sandro and Gabriella are friendly hosts. They go out of their way to make us feel at home. The room is spacious and everywhere is very clean. The hosts helped all our queries and gave directions. They suggested great restaurants and even found us a friendly local taxi to Alfio to accommodate our...

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Catania, Italy
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Perfect place to lodge. The hosts are very caring and they made sure that we had all we needed. They are very friendly and the breakfast is divine!! The hotel is also very clean. We really enjoyed our stay at La Porta dell'Etna and will surely go back there.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
Reviewed 2 October 2013

Great B&B. The owners were very friendly - upon arrival we were greeted with juice and coffee. They have a big yard were you can park your car in the shadow. And the breakfast in the morning was one of the biggest we had in sicily, and they do speak English!:) One downside was that our room was with a...

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Reviewed 7 July 2013

We stayed for 3 nights at "La porta dell etna hotel". The owners were very familiar. The breakfast was excellent. The sheets and towels and all the hotel was very clean. The hotel is only 30 minutes away from Etnaland and etna. If we have the possibility to return in Sicily we will return in this hotel for sure.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The host family without sacrificing tradition hotelThe Bed & Breakfast "La Porta dell'Etna" is Nicolosi (CT) on the slopes of Etna volcano, in an enchanting natural scenery.Ideal for excursions throughout the year, both in summer and in winter.An ideal starting point for excursions on the largest volcano in Europe. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Porta dell'Etna

Address: Somma nr. 107 | Nicolosi, 95030 Nicolosi, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Nicolosi
Price Range: €47 - €262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Porta dell'Etna 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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La Porta Dell'Etna Nicolosi, Sicily - Province Of Catania
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“Rooms with window just under the Etna Volcano, a spectacle to see.”
 of 5 bubbles emmanuelc105, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The best rooms as views go are the ones overlooking the crater.”
 of 5 bubbles Doreen_Asciak, 4 Nov 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles TZoono, 31 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Rooms in the chalet are really nice! I did not see the rooms in the main hose. Rent a car, do not take the bus. I prefer avoid cars and planes, but in Sicilia, bus is a waste of time (never at the right place at the right time; wrong time schedules...)”
 of 5 bubbles 153damienb, 19 Jul 2014 | Read review
“The chalet is our favorite.”
 of 5 bubbles Svetlana001, 28 Apr 2014 | Read review
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