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Grand Hotel Minareto - Siracusa

5 star Hotel Siracusa

Via del Faro Massolivieri 26 - Siracusa

Price starting from 154.46
The Grand Hotel Minareto is sitiauted on a promontory which draws from the poetry its natural beauty and the power of the charismatic history of the pride stand in front of the island of Ortigia, a masterpiece of art and history, heritage of UNESCO. It is said that it is precisely on this hill, surrounded by the sea, and dominated by Red Lighthouse, where the scientist Archimede positioned the ustori mirrors to burn the Roman fleet, and thus defend Syracuse from the Consul Marcus Claudius Marcellus attack.
Even today two parts of the natural gulf are reflecting their secular and mystical charm.
Our hotel of a 25 thousand square meters, is inside the sea reserve of Plemmirio in a total wildlife harmony, located on headland panoramic and breatless tip full of peace and quiet, but at the same time enjoying the city nightlife far few kilometers from the Hotel.
Grand Hotel Minareto offers you the best services and the more refined comfort for a relaxing stay, both a cultural and naturalistic outing and a business trip.
As concern the sea you can enjoy both diving and snorkeling the beautiful rocky seabeds with inlets and gorges, where it is possible to swim in the quiet waters of Capo Castelluccio, and the peace of a private beach the right place to relax under the sun.
The Grand Hotel Minareto has got three different private access to the sea that allow our guests to enjoy of softy golden sand, that recalls classical Caribbean little islands, or the rocky seabeds of the cliff, from which is possible to enjoy a clear sea and a large green area ,where you can feel both as on open sea and on a tip of the coast.
Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 8.4 Very Good
Based on 13 hotel reviews © 2014

We had a very nice four-night stay in september. The hote is absolutely beautiful,...

Venere Guest, Norway
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Breakfast at Grand Hotel Minareto

A free buffet breakfast is served each morning.

Facilities at Grand Hotel Minareto

  • Laundry service
  • Room service - 24 hour
  • Pets accepted
  • Beach umbrellas and deck loungers
  • Laundry room
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Newspapers
  • Front desk - safety deposit box
  • Front desk - 24 hour
  • Concierge
  • City tour
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Private beach
  • Massages
  • Meeting Room
  • Conference room
  • Business Center
  • Internet/Email services
  • TV Lounge
  • Shuttle service
  • Valet service
  • Snack bar
  • Baby sitter

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.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Check-in: after 2 PM.

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.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

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.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 15 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 2.50 per person, per night, up to 4 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 12 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.

A tax is imposed by the city and will be collected at the property. The tax is reduced by 50% for stays in January, February, and November. Guests exempted from the tax include residents of Siracusa City, children under 12 years of age, and disabled persons. Please note that exemptions may apply. For further details, please contact the property using the information contained in the confirmation received after booking.

Renovation and closures

The property is closed between 11 November and 11 March.










Grand Hotel Minareto reviews

7.3 Good
  • July 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

The resort is beautiful and the location is very good, but it is not very easy to reach and is somewhat far from the city. It is OK if you like to rest and swim, not appropriate for visiting Siracusa during a short staying, so it was not OK for our target.

7.9 Good
  • July 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

9.8 Outstanding!
  • June 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

8.6 Excellent
  • April 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • Malta

9.9 Outstanding!
  • December 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Italy

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6.9 Fair
  • August 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

6.2 Fair
  • August 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Italy

9.7 Outstanding!
  • July 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

8.5 Excellent
  • June 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • Italy

9.5 Outstanding!
  • April 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Germany

8.4 Very Good
  • October 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • Italy

7.6 Good
  • July 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Switzerland

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Room Details

Book your luxury accommodation at Grand Hotel Minareto, offering 92 guest rooms with designer toiletries and climate control. Guests can kick back at the end of a busy day and enjoy 32-inch LCD televisions with satellite channels. Corporate travelers will benefit from free (wired) high-speed Internet access as well as desks, laptop-compatible safes and phones during their Syracuse visit. Guest rooms are individually furnished, making each stay a unique experience. A good night's sleep in comfortable beds with down comforters will have visitors waking up refreshed and well-rested throughout their vacation or business trip.

Private bathrooms are outfitted with superior features such as showers, rainfall showerheads, bathrobes and slippers. Refrigerators, minibars and hair dryers can be found in each room to accommodate basic traveling needs. Rooms also include soundproofing and blackout drapes/curtains.

Accommodation Services

  • Telephone
  • Mini bar
  • Mini fridge
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Desk
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • LCD flat screen TV
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • High speed Internet access
  • PC with internet access in room

How to reach Grand Hotel Minareto

By car
From Catania Airport : state road 114 ,SS 114 Catania / Siracusa, exit Siracusa . Round about Siracusa at the Viale Paolo Orsi 's rotatory car, turn to the right , Via Columba, go straight on until a crossroads, turn to the right Via Elorina , and take the state road 115 , SS 115 , then take a crossroads ( with a religious icon of Holy Mary) exit to Faro Carrozziere, go straight on coastal road for about 4 kilometres, and you reach your destination: Grand Hotel Minareto ***** Deluxe.

Distances from Grand Hotel Minareto

Castello Maniace - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Palazzo Bellomo - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Museo Regionale di Arte Medioevale e Moderna - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Fonte Aretusa - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Tropical Aquarium of Syracuse - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Museum of the Sea of Syracuse - 2 km / 1.2 mi
Maddalena Peninsula - 2 km / 1.2 mi
Jewish Bath - 2 km / 1.3 mi
Abbey Church of Saint Lucia - 2 km / 1.3 mi
Hypogeum of Cathedral Square - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Museum of Cinema - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Cathedral of Syracuse - 2.2 km / 1.3 mi
Arkimedeion Museum - 2.2 km / 1.3 mi
Church of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception - 2.2 km / 1.3 mi
Puppet Theatre - 2.2 km / 1.3 mi
The preferred airport for Grand Hotel Minareto is Catania (CTA-Fontanarossa) - 52 km / 32.3 mi.

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 Grand Hotel Minareto

  • Shuttle service
  • Valet service