Via Del Faro Massolivieri 26/A Syracuse96100Italy
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About Minareto

Grand Hotel Minareto is a 5-star resort located in Syracuse, Italy with views of Ortigia Island. The hotel is situated on the Plemmirio Marine Nature Reserve with various flora and fauna. There is an outdoor pool and free parking for guests.

Rooms in the hotel include an LCD TV, mini bar, safe, air conditioning, and private balcony. The rooms have a private marble bathroom with complimentary toiletries.

Guests have free access to Delle Latomie Beach, a private area that is inside the reserve, and receive free beach towels. There is also a concierge desk, a fitness centre, spa, and free bicycle rents.

Nesos Restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine while Grill and Bar offers local rotisserie dishes. The hotel offers a wine house various wine choices and a bar for drinks and appetizers.

Grand Hotel Minareto is less than 10 kilometres from the Greek Amphitheatre and a fifteen minute drive from central Syracuse.


Via Del Faro Massolivieri 26/A , Syracuse, 96100, Italy
Telephone: +39 0931721222 | Fax: +39 0931721555 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • 24-hour room service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Direct beach access
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hairdresser
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parasols
  • Pool bar
  • Porter service
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Turkish bath / Hammam
  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot
  • Childcare / Babysitting

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:30

Positive Reviews

Great Views of Ancient City and Ocean.

Most guests agreed the location of the hotel on the cliffs gave them the opportunity to view Ortigia and Syracuse from afar. Guests were able to relax on the cliffs and take in the sun. The terrace also provides nice views of the beach in a very tranquil

Helpful and Informative Staff.

Many guests experienced a positive exchange with the hotel’s staff members who were available whenever a guest needed information or a problem to be resolved. Some mention members by name and remember their exceptional and friendly disposition.

Relaxing and Tranquil Location.

The hotel is situated in a protected marine reserve surrounded by greenery on a cliff that overlooks the ocean. Guests were left in awe at the natural beauty they were surrounded in and enjoyed their stay by walking, sunning, or just watching the sky. The

Negative Reviews

Below Average Service.

Some guests were left dissatisfied by the hotel’s service going from housekeeping to waiting service. The rooms were not cleaned properly, small requests were not met, restaurant service not prompt or friendly, and indifferent front desk were some of the

No Wi-Fi or Slow Connection.

For those who needed to use an Internet connection for business or personal matters, the hotel was not up to par. While the hotel advertises free Wi-Fi, some guests mention this is untrue, and extra charges apply to use the service in room. In public area

Sad Décor and Small Rooms.

The rooms of the hotel are small and lack a unique substance. The bathroom is also small with basic décor. The rooms are decorated with a dark paint and heavy woods which felt dense in a beautiful area. The décor could use a new uplifting to match the bea

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 593 reviews across the web
8.6 /10
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    8.6 /10
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    8.7 /10
  • ebookers.ie
    8.6 /10
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    9.0 /10
  • Catch it
    9.2 /10
  • Other Sources
    8.5 /10
8.6 out of 10 based on 593 reviews