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Domus Aurea Resort - Ragusa

4 star Hotel Ragusa

Contrada Puntarazzi s/n - Ragusa

Price starting from 90 .00
In the heart of the Iblean Plateau, wrapped in nature and kissed by golden Sicilian sunshine, at short distance from the Mediterranean Sea, Domus Aurea, a carefully restored 19th-century family farmhouse, offers the traditional hospitality that has characterized this area, as seen also in the nearby historic “Donnafugata Castle”, summer residence of local nobility famous also for various legends arise from their extravagant life.

Our hotel has a traditional atmosphere, fused with all modern comforts, and offers customers a perfect stay in order to discover south-eastern Sicily, declared by UNESCO a site of National Heritage for the splendid baroque architecture of Ragusa Ibla, Modica, Scicli, and Noto. It awakens your senses with the best of our culinary tradition.

Domus Aurea is also perfect for your meetings or wedding banquets.
Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 8.4 Very Good
Based on 12 hotel reviews © 2014

Very nice

Venere Guest, Italy
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Breakfast at Domus Aurea Resort

A free buffet breakfast is available between 6:30 AM and 9:30 AM.

Facilities at Domus Aurea Resort

  • Bar
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant/Dining
  • Luggage room
  • City tour
  • Front desk - 24 hour
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Internet/Email services
  • Laundry room
  • Room service - 24 hour
  • Garden
  • Pets accepted
  • Free parking

Know before you go

  • Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

Check-in: after noon.

Check-out: before noon.


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 20 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1 per person, per night, up to 15 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.











Domus Aurea Resort reviews

8.4 Very Good
  • September 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • France

A strange hotel! A converted farmhouse several kilometers outside the town with a football field and a karting track in addition the the more usual swimming pool. The staff (who spoke only Italian) were friendly but incompetent and paying by credit card when we left was a real adventure.

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4.8 Ordinary
  • May 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Spain

9.0 Wonderful!
  • May 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

9.6 Outstanding!
  • September 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

9.6 Outstanding!
  • June 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

9.6 Outstanding!
  • June 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Italy

9.7 Outstanding!
  • May 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • Italy

7.7 Good
  • August 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

5.3 Ordinary
  • April 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Italy

10 Outstanding!
  • May 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

8.8 Excellent
  • November 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

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Room Details

Book your pet-friendly accommodation at Domus Aurea Resort, offering 21 guest rooms with climate control. Satellite TV channels offer entertainment at the end of a busy day. Corporate travelers will benefit from free (wired) high-speed Internet access as well as desks, safes and phones during their Ragusa visit.

Private bathrooms are outfitted with showers, bidets, hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. Rooms also include minibars and air conditioning.

Irons/ironing boards can be provided on request.

Accommodation Services

  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Extra beds
  • Ironing facilities on request
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Desk
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • High speed Internet access

How to reach Domus Aurea Resort

By car
From Siracusa: take the SS 115 towards Catania. Take the second exit sign posted “Ragusa Ovest - Castello di Donnafugata - S. Croce Camerina”, and go on to the SP 60 towards S. Croce Camerina. At km 2 turn right at the exit signposted “Domus Aurea” (via S. Curato d'Ars).

By airplane
From Catania (Airport "Fontanarossa"): take the SS 115 towards Siracusa. Take the second exit sign posted “Ragusa Ovest - Castello di Donnafugata - S. Croce Camerina”, and go onto the SP 60 towards S.Croce Camerina. At km 2 turn right at the exit signposted Domus Aurea (via S. Curato d'Ars).

Distances from Domus Aurea Resort

Museo Archeologico Regionale Ibleo - 6.9 km / 4.3 mi
Iblean Archaeological Museum - 6.9 km / 4.3 mi
Cathedral of San Giovanni Battista - 7.1 km / 4.4 mi
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist - 7.2 km / 4.5 mi
Palazzo Bertini - 7.4 km / 4.6 mi
Church of Santa Maria dell'Itria - 7.8 km / 4.9 mi
Church del Purgatorio - 7.8 km / 4.9 mi
Palazzo Sortino-Trono - 7.9 km / 4.9 mi
Palazzo La Rocca - 8.2 km / 5.1 mi
Castle of Donnafugata - 8.3 km / 5.2 mi
Cathedral of San Giorgio - 8.3 km / 5.2 mi
Cathedral of St. George - 8.4 km / 5.2 mi
Chiesa di San Giuseppe - 8.5 km / 5.3 mi
Old Portale di San Giorgio - 8.7 km / 5.4 mi
Giardini Iblei - 8.8 km / 5.4 mi
The closest major airports to Domus Aurea Resort are:
Comiso (CIY-Vincenzo Magliocco) - 11.4 km / 7.1 mi
Catania (CTA-Fontanarossa) - 72.9 km / 45.3 mi

The preferred airport for Domus Aurea Resort is Catania (CTA-Fontanarossa).

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Transportation services Domus Aurea Resort

  • Free parking