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    Rifugio Sapienza

    Piazza Rifugio Sapienza SNC, 95030 Nicolosi, Sicily, Italy
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    Overview
    • Excellent41%
    • Very good39%
    • Average14%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
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    “pizza” (9 reviews)
    “cable car” (9 reviews)
    “shower room” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Pets Allowed
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    Reviewed 12 April 2017

    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

    1  Thank lawdylawdy
    Reviewed 26 March 2017

    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

    Thank theresadelblues
    Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

    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!

    1  Thank Lynnmwoods123456789
    Reviewed 19 January 2017

    This isn't the cheapest hotel around, but is ideally suited (and has a monopoly on the mountain!). The rooms were lovely, with nice wood panelling and super comfy bed. We made the mistake of grabbing a glass of wine in the cafe - served warm,...More

    2  Thank Deb M
    Reviewed 16 December 2016

    Amazingly great location. Excellent reception staff who speak good english. Rooms large, clean-ish, and basic. Rooms - noise travels. Lounge is really the breakfast room with tables and chairs and a small bar. The restaurant is seated on time slots. Nothing happening around the hotel...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • USD 67 - USD 129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
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    • Sicily >
    • Province of Catania >
    • Nicolosi
    • Also Known As
    • Rifugio Sapienza Nicolosi, Sicily
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    Rubina M
    18 February 2017|
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    Response from kerry_hood | Reviewed this property |
    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
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    "large, clean, comfortables"
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    "chose a room with a good view"
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    "I think all the rooms have good views either up the mountain or over the coast. Our one was on the top floor..."
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    "Two bed family suites ideal if travelling with young children."
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