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Holiday house comfortable, well furnished and independent. WiFi

Bedrooms 2
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 3 nights


About the property

In Syracuse 4 beds on the beautiful island of Ortigia

The house is located in a quaint street of Ortigia in one of the most prestigious places of the city center, between Piazza Duomo and the Arethusa's Fountain.

It consists of a small living room with kitchenette, 2 bedrooms, one double bed in the mezzanine and bathroom with dressing room, shower and bidet. Well furnished and equipped with all the necessary comforts.

The house has also a small courtyard surrounded by buildings, shared with other 2 neighbours where it's possible to have breakfast or simply a relaxing moment.

More Details

sebastiano previti
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 9, 2018


Syracuse House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bagno 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Camera da letto 1 - 1 queen
    Camera da letto 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Patio
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis


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(22 traveler reviews)

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Holiday house comfortable, well furnished and independent. WiFi
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 22 reviews

Incredible position, with incredible hosts

  • 5 of 5

We had selected this property based on the very positive reviews from other travellers, and were not disappointed. This is a lovely little property nestled in the very heart of Ortigia, incredibly close to a huge number of bars and restaurants yet tucked just back in a peaceful courtyard.

The accommodation is well suited for families, with the main bedroom on a mezzanine level up a little spiral staircase and a separate bedroom on the ground floor. The kitchen was well equipped, and the washing machine in the bathroom was invaluable with a three year old.

The position alone would be enough for us to recommend the property but what made our stay above all was the warm welcome we received from Sebastiano and his family. They kindly left water and snacks for our arrival, helped with our luggage from the Talete parking, and arranged a weekly parking permit for us. They live very close by, and run the shop just by the property and so were always on hand to help with questions and provide advice. This was particularly appreciated when I was struck down with tonsillitis on a feast day, and Sebastiano''s son drove me to the out of hours doctor, acted as translator and took me to the pharmacist to get antibiotics.

Thank you for a wonderful stay, and for your generous hospitality - we hope to return in the future!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I cannot praise this accommodation, and Sebastiano and Elsa, too highly.

The house is just a few metres from the Duomo piazza, the sea and the spring, so it is very convenient. But the thick walls and the double glazing keep it cool inside (with the effective air conditioning) and quiet. There are outdoor music performances some nights, but Sebastiano provides earplugs!

Both bedrooms were spacious and the living area / kitchen is compact but very well-organised. The courtyard is shared with another property but we were always able to use it when we wanted it.

Sebastiano provided a very generous supply of basic provisions. Both he and Elsa were warm, friendly and very knowledgeable and helpful, with excellent advice on where to eat and shop and visit (but never offering advice when it wasn't wanted). They own a ceramics shop next door to the property, so they are always on hand when you need them. Sebastiano very kindly got up early on Sunday morning to give us a lift to the station on our way home, and waited in case there was any problem with us getting tickets. That is just one example of his kindly concern to make sure that everything went well and that we enjoyed our stay.

Syracusa is a wonderful place to stay- Ortigia is beautiful with plenty to see and do.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect location, Wonderful Host

  • 5 of 5

Sebastiano was the best host ever. He even helped us get a permit to park our car in historical center of Siracusa. He met us as soon as we entered the restricted zone, found us parking, and brought us to the apartment. He could not be a nicer guy. He runs a very cute pottery shop in the same square as the apartment, so he is always just around the corner if you need anything and he is willing to drop everything for the smallest question. The apartment is simple, but plenty comfortable enough for our family of four staying 3 nights. It is right next to all the action, yet secluded enough that is reasonably quiet. It is very short walk to the Duomo, which is on arguably the most beautiful square in Italy. We fell in love with Siracusa - amazing architecture in a beautiful setting with delicious food. Sebastiano recommends some excellent restaurants. The cannoli just before reaching the Duomo square is the best I have in the 6 months I have been in Italy. Pistachio was my favorite. Do not forget to visit the food market at the other end of Ortigia and try the cheese store near the far end (sea-side).

  • Submitted: May 23, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay, very clean with everything you need for your holiday. Perfect location to explore Ortigia. Sebastiano was more than helpful, gave us all sorts of information needed. Kids just loved him. We would definitelly recommend to rent this place and if coming back to Sicily we would come rent it again.

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely charming.

  • 5 of 5

You could not have a nicer place to stay. Home from home. Everything thought of.Fabulous location, 2 minutes walk from the Piazza Duomo and 5 minutes walk from a sweet little beach. Perfect for an early morning swim before breakfast!

I could not recommend this place highly enough, and Sebastiano, Elsa and Luca could not be more charming and helpful. Thank you so much.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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A week in Ortigia

  • 5 of 5

This is a very well located property, near the Piazza Duomo and the sea; there are plenty of bars and restaurants, also an excellent market a short walk away. We would heartily recommend the flat for a family - it is possibly a little small for four adults. It is extremely well maintained and the owners and their son, who speaks very good English, could not be more charming and helpful.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2014
  • Stayed: March 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
63.6 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Nearest Ferry
55 Kilometres
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Nearest Ski
98 Kilometres
Car: recommended

the island of Ortigia is the most beautiful part of SYRACUSE. It has numerous buildings and glimpses of great interest. The house is located near the beautiful Piazza del Duomo and the mythical Fountain of Arethusa. A short distance there are also Maniace Castle, the Museum of Palazzo Bellomo and the remains of the Temple of Apollo, the oldest Doric temple in Sicily. At 100 m from the house is the small beach of Grand Harbour, used as a solarium. Another solarium is located on a cliff 400 m east of the waterfront. At about 8 km, you will find beautiful beaches Arenella and Fontane White can be reached by car or bus. A 3 km you reach the magnificent Archaeological Park, where you can visit the Greek Theatre and the Ear of Dionysius the Roman Amphitheater.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Acconto per la prenotazione 25% (del prezzo settimanale), saldo della somma restante alla consegna delle chiavi .

I prezzi di affitto comprendono: luce ,gas, acqua e pulizie finali.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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