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I visited the restaurant here with my mother a few days ago. We had lovely service and our waiter was able to accommodate my mother's and my gluten allergy with delicious gluten-free pizza. However, that day I was feeling ill, and mistakenly left my wallet...More
Travelling to the south of Italy in the spring, I had expected hot days and warm nights - so the snow on Mount Etna in late April came as a surprise. It was lovely to arrive int he Rifugio and be welcomed into a warm...More
Rifugio Sapienza is where the road up Etna effectively comes to an end. At this staging point you have a cablecar to take you higher if you want to go, and a collection of souvenir shops (some more motley than others) and fast food outlets....More
I am an airbnb fan and stopped here by accident because of a bikers event 10km under ; I will continue to feel comfortable at my airbnb homes because they are so welcomely home away from home places ! Although the reception is very professional...More
Thoroughly enjoyed our 2 night stay. Spotlessly clean, excellent restaurant serving superb crostini and pizza. Very friendly and helpful staff. A stones throw from the cable cars to take you up to Mount Etna which is amazing! Would recommend this hotel very highly!
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USD 72 - USD 135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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I don't think so, though you could ask them: some of their staff speak English. I think you should consider booking a taxi, in advance, yourself. As the Sicilians can be very (very) unhelpful when your travel arrangements... More
I don't think so, though you could ask them: some of their staff speak English. I think you should consider booking a taxi, in advance, yourself. As the Sicilians can be very (very) unhelpful when your travel arrangements break down, I would really advise a package.