Grand Hotel Des Etrangers

Syracuse, Sicily

5 * Bed and Breakfast Central Historic Views Spa
Tripadvisor rating Based on 51 traveller reviews
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  • Recently renovated historic hotel in unique location
  • Stunning views of the Ionian Sea and coastline
  • Beautiful fine dining restaurant with Mediterranean delights
  • Onsite spa with a sauna, pool, and hammam

Located in the heart of Ortigia Island, the Grand Hotel Des Etrangers offers the perfect combination of history and modern amenities. As the oldest part of Syracuse, the island is home to over 3,000 years of history, noticeable from the moment you arrive. 

Built in 1906, the Grand Hotel Des Etrangers offers history at every turn with much of the original furnishings and architecture.

If you’re looking for the ideal place to relax and recharge, the Grand Hotel Des Etrangers offers incredible views of the Port of Syracuse. Watching the rolling Ionian Sea with a glass of Italy’s best wines in hand, you’ll be transported to a relaxation haven. The onsite spa with a sauna and pool is also the ideal way to recharge. 

The fine dining restaurant offers sensational Mediterranean dishes alongside perfectly crafted cocktails. While the beautifully designed breakfast room invites you to indulge each morning, with views overlooking the ocean. 

 

The hotel has 68 rooms (official rating 5 star) Child prices apply to ages 3-11 years. 


Facilities

Bars & Restaurants

Clou Lounge and Restaurant

The Grand Hotel Des Etrangers offers a fine dining restaurant serving up a perfect combination of Mediterranean dishes alongside beautifully crafted cocktails. 

Lobby Bar

Enjoy a relaxing drink in the comfortable seating in the lobby bar.

Spa & Wellness

Spa & Wellness

Guests are welcome to rest and rejuvenate at the onsite Sarausa Spa & Wellness. Facilities include a pool, sauna, and hammam. 
Open 11:30am to 18:30pm

Wifi

Wifi

There is Wifi available throughout the hotel. 

About the location

Located in the heart of Ortigia Island, Grand Hotel Des Etrangers offers five-star service with a pristine location. 

Ortigia Island is the oldest part of Syracuse, offering amazing insight into days gone by. Three bridges link the island to the mainland, so getting to the historical centre is simple. One bridge, The Ponte Nuovo, takes you directly from one of the main streets of Syracuse to the island. 

Exploring Syracuse on foot is ideal to take in the incredible historic architecture and stop off at the fantastic shops, restaurants, and harbour. If you enjoy history, Syracuse dates back more than 3,000 years with plenty of stories to tell. 

Transfer time

The hotel is 1 hour from Catania airport.
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Double Comfort Room

Max 2 adults

The Double Comfort Room is equipped with modern amenities and features a stylish interior with wooden floors and high ceilings. Each room features a king-size bed or two twin beds.

22-27m²

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Double Room Superior

Max 2 adults

The Double Room Superior offers beautiful polished wood floors and a range of self-care items for each guest. Each room features a comfortable king-size bed or two twin beds.

27 to 32m²

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Double Superior Sea View Room

Max 2 adults

The Double Superior Sea View Room offers fantastic views of Ortigia Island. Each spacious room features a comfortable king-size bed or two twin beds, along with stunning natural light cascading through.

27 to 32m²

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Double Room Deluxe

Max 2 adults

The Double Room Deluxe features a comfortable king-size bed or two twin beds and an inviting balcony to soak in the surroundings.

From 32m²

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Junior Suite

Max 3 adults or 2 adults 2 children

The spacious Junior Suite is elegantly designed with comfort and style in mind. It is the perfect option for three adults or a family with two adults and two children. The French balcony with a sea view invites you to take in the beautiful coast of Siracusa.

40 m²

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Suite

Max 3 adults or 2 adults and one child

Suites provide sumptuous accommodation and boast a French balcony with spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea. Suites consist of a double room and separated living room. They feature marble bathrooms with bathtub. 

48 m²

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Simply the best

Kristi P,

Tripadvisor review Nov 25 2023
The best hotel in Ortigia! Everything is just perfect - the location, the service, the views from the room, the breakfast, Guerlain amenities in the bathroom, turndown service with small sweet treats...
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A 5* rating with excellent service and a must visit rooftop bar!

Mpivanova,

Tripadvisor review Oct 11 2023
Beautiful property, recently renovated and reopened at a perfect location in Ortigia. Great spaces and awesome design work, including art work in the common areas and the rooms. We had the...
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