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“Excellent value, fantastic pool area!”
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Orsa Maggiore
Ranked #4 of 12 Hotels in Isola Vulcano
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Stayed here as a family for 3 nights and had a fabulous stay.
The pool area was fantastic - recently refurbished.
Family rooms were quite big - with a separate area for the kids single beds.
Breakfast was very nice and substantial.
We booked the rooms some time in advance so got a really good price for summer.
Note that wifi is not really reachable in the rooms and pool area - only the sitting area near reception. This was perfectly fine for us to have some technology free time.
Good location - only a 15-20 minute walk to the port.
Had some issues with the hydrofoils being cancelled the morning we left, so the staff were more than happy to come and pick us up and bring us back to the hotel for a few hours while we waited for the hydrofoils to resume.
Would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Great, clean room. Great, silent air condition. Location a short walk from harbour. Amazing pool area with bubble bath. Amazing view from pool to the grande cratere. Great variety of choices at breakfast - almond milk and ricotta ! Nice personell. We felt so welcome and definetly will return!

Stayed: July 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Vulcano is a 1-2 day trip where climbing to the top go the volcano for sunset is a must! Orsa Maggiore is within walking distance from the 1 hour trek to the summit. The pool area was an amazing oasis. Just a very relaxing place, and the staff were extremely friendly and nice. The little touches like a fresh espresso upon arrival, to include a room upgrade were just all nicely received. The restaurant is simple but ok. Lunch is light and fresh, and dinner was average but nice service.

Stayed: August 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

The hotel is quite far from the harbor but by calling them they would pick you up and drive you there. The exterior, reception, swimming pool are pretty nice. The bedroom is quite average, the beds are on wheels and of poor quality. Nevertheless our overall stay on this island was great. The place is very nice. There are not that much choice for accommodation and this hotel is actually ok for a short stay even though quite expensive. I would still recommend it.

  • Stayed: August 2015, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 6 February 2016

We attend here 7 nights in June with our little boy, aged 2 1/2. He was treated like a prince, no-one ever complained about our child, all staff were smiling and being kind to him. We would definitely stay there again, if we go to Vulcano again. A family-owned hotel of the best kind!

Room Tip: Wifi connection is best in the rooms just above the reception :)
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  • Stayed: June 2015, travelled with family
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rodolfoOrsamaggiore, Proprietario at Orsa Maggiore, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2016

Dear Birgitte
thank you on behalf of the Management and staff for the kind words he has written there, then we hope to have her back soon our Guests.

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Additional Information about Orsa Maggiore

Address: Via Porto Ponente 4, 98050, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Islands of Sicily > Aeolian Islands > Isola Vulcano
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Isola Vulcano
Price Range: $107 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Orsa Maggiore 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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