We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Hotel La Giara

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 3 more sites!
Professional photos
Hotel La Giara
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

137 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 70: English reviews
Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We stayed at La Giara 3 years ago when we were on a Rick Steve Sicily tour. When we came back to Sicily on our own we did not want to miss Cefalu or La Giara. The location near the Duomo is great. The rooms are small but very clean and tastefully appointed. The staff is gracious. There is also...

Thank rcbundy626
Rome, Italy
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I had a quadruple for myself only, just one electric plug in the whole room+bathroom. TV set from the last millennium with decoder and two different remote controls. Clean and confortable for all the rest.

Thank Phobbbos
Ely, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Hotel Ristorante La Giara for 9 nights during our recent trip to Cefalu. It's situated right in the heart of the Old Town in the narrow one way streets. On arrival the receptionist didn't say much except demand our passports and tell us the room number. He then took a tourist map and highlighted where the hotel...

Thank Stephen S
Treasure Island, Florida
Reviewed 16 June 2016

The hotel is very nice and centrally located but extremely difficult to reach by car. It is located on a very narrow one way street with non existent parking. The hotel garage could not accommodate a full size car. Free parking down by the marina was about a 20 minute walk away. The hotel staff was very helpful in unloading...

1Thank Jim E
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Staying at this place you won't get any luxury, it will reflect the price being paid. Simple hotel, small rooms but clean and within walking distance from all the places in Cefalu. The nearest beach is 5 min walking. There is no restaurant at the hotel but plenty of options around. Check the sunset from the rooftop.

1Thank Marcelo_Warmling
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 17 December 2015

The location is convenient for exploring the city and the sites. The hotel is a bit cramped and our room was on the small side. The roof top terrace has a great view of the city and sea and is ideal for a cocktail in the evening or coffee in the morning. The staff were professional, the place is very...

Thank argodwin
Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 9 October 2015

Some of the reviewers of this fine hotel seem to have forgotten where they are. The Duomo, constructed in the 11th century, is meters away. So is the ancient marina and the lavatoio, known by the Romans. The hotel is in a building in Via Veterani, a cobbled, narrow street lined with three and four-story stone buildings. Most have wrought-iron...

3Thank Joseph T
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Stayed here for just one night - excellent location to explore Cefalu. However, although the room rate was cheap, the room was clean but very basic and dated. Staff did not seem particularly attentive, or welcoming - overall this had more of a feel of a hostel than a hotel. We'd seen that there was a roof terrace, but in...

Thank LoveourHolidays_10
Long Island, New York
Reviewed 25 September 2015

This was our first time traveling Europe on a budget so we kept our expectations low. This hotel is located in the historic district so its close to the Duomo, close to shopping and close to many outdoor eating and drinking establishments. That being said, the place is dated, wifi was weak or nonexistent and the mini fridge did not...

Thank Leo T
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

This hotel is perfectly located 2 minutes from the beach and 2 minutes from the central piazza containing Cefalu cathedral. The rooms themselves are quite basic, but perfectly adequate, with small balconies and a fridge. The bathroom was small, but had a modern and powerful shower. The rooms are kept very clean by the cleaning staff. The staff are all...

Thank AndyMatth

79 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (58)
Hotel & Grounds (11)
Family/Play Areas (3)
View from Room (9)
Pool/Beach Area (4)
Room/Suite (8)
Bathroom (2)
Other (21)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (21)
Hotel & Grounds (7)
Room/Suite (1)
Bathroom (1)
Other (12)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Cefalu hotels
0.9 km away
Hotel Mediterraneo
Hotel Mediterraneo
#12 of 35 in Cefalu
284 reviews
1.0 km away
Hotel Al Pescatore
Hotel Al Pescatore
#31 of 35 in Cefalu
111 reviews
1.3 km away
Hotel Villa Belvedere
Hotel Villa Belvedere
#25 of 35 in Cefalu
151 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
5.3 km away
Villa Palamara 1868
Villa Palamara 1868
#10 of 35 in Cefalu
106 reviews
0.1 km away
La Plumeria Hotel
La Plumeria Hotel
#8 of 35 in Cefalu
285 reviews
0.6 km away
Hotel Riva del Sole
Hotel Riva del Sole
#15 of 35 in Cefalu
296 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the historical centre of Cefalù, a few metres from the beach, offers all facilities for an unforgettable holiday.Hotel rooms are equipped with private bath, hair-dryer, TV Sat, frigo, telephone, heating, air conditioning, free Wi-fi Internet access. Hotel composed of 24 rooms, is equipped with a lift and accessible to the disabled.Both small and well-mannered pets are welcome.From the hotel terrace you can enjoy an enchanting view. Here you can sunbathe in a relaxing atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel La Giara

Address: Via Veterani 40, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Cefalu
Price Range: $82 - $371 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel La Giara 3*
Number of rooms: 24
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Travelocity, Hotels.com, Expedia, Booking.com, HotelsClick and Priceline so you can book your Hotel La Giara reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Ristorante La Giara Cefalu
Hotel La Giara Cefalu, Sicily
Hotel Style:
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Cefalu
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Hotel La Giara staff and other travellers.
5 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Hotel La Giara staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Top floors better”
 of 5 bubbles rcbundy626, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A few steps from the cathedral and from the harbour beach”
 of 5 bubbles Phobbbos, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“pretty sure all the rooms are about equal in quality. Air conditioning was good”
 of 5 bubbles BalancePoint, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
“On the side so that you have the best chances not to hear the neighbors”
 of 5 bubbles KhalTravel, 25 Aug 2014 | Read review
“If you visit Sicily in general, try, try, try to learn a little Sicilian, even key words/phrases. Not everyone speaks, nor cares to speak your language whatever it may be.”
 of 5 bubbles bcps7, 22 Jul 2014 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay