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Cosy apartment in Ortigia with private courtyard

Bedrooms 1
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cozy apartment right in the center of Ortigia with a prive court. The apartment is equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay: kitchenette, TV, air condition (cools and heats), and can accomodate up to five persons. The bedroom has a single bed and a double bed on a split level. The sofabed in the kitchend can be folded out.

Located in the heart of the historical center of Syracuse, the Ortigia Iceland. All monuments are in a few minutes walking distance: the Cathedral, the Piazza Duomo, the Maniace Castel, Apollo Temple, the arab quarter "Graziella", the former jewish quarter "Giudecca" and the traditional fish market, the magnificent seashore and the many churches with Arab-Norman and baroque traces, the museums "Bellomo" and "Archimedeon"

So there are a great number of restaurants and small shops in the little streets to discover.

In the summer months you can go for a swim so nearby, the city prepares wooden platforms on the rock at about 5 min. from the apartment. The next bus stop is at about 3 min.

This apartment is ideal if you come withouth car,: because everything can be reached walking.

Upon arrival we will give you all the Necessary information to make the best out of your time: what you need to see, the best restaurans or pizza. the best icecream in town, the nicest beach ......

More Details

Max Marischi
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, German, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 July, 2016


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Syracuse in Province of Syracuse

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexibel / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • town
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming


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(2 traveller reviews)

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Cosy apartment in Ortigia with private courtyard
average rating of 3.5 based on 2 reviews
B. C, Canada

Very nice location, nice host

  • 4 of 5

Max is a very friendly and accommodating host, no problems with meeting times, good communication. Theapartment has a very convenient location, just a block away from the ocean and a main square where the electric buses and hop on hop off buses come, and is in a safe area.

It was lovely to have a kitchen and the patio area outside was very pleasant. Having an upstairs neighbour whose living area was above our bedroom was slightly annoying, not because of any deliberate noisemaking, but just that older buildings are not very well insulated for high heel shoes walking about early in the morning. Internet did not seem to work , but Max had warned us about that, and nearby cafes and restaurants had wifi, so we had an excuse to stop for coffee every day. Nice restaurants near by, plus the daily market was fabulous. We enjoyed very much our time in Ortigia.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful location, but problems with wifi and electricity

  • 3 of 5

The apartment we rented in many ways was delightful. A roomy place with two bedrooms, a kitchen, a bathroom, and a private courtyard--and located near everything on Ortigia Island. The landlord was friendly and provided many useful tips on what to do, where to eat, and how to get around on public transportation. Yet the place had two serious drawbacks. The advertised wifi system didn't work (which was no surprise to the landlord), and the electricity repeatedly failed. Flipping a circuit breaker back up was not enough if you were going to continue to use several lights and the coffee maker at the same time. This became more than a nuisance.

  • Review Submitted: 13-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear guest, thank you for your feedback and - again - sorry for the problems during your stay. We have finally found the reason for electricity-problem and solved. We have also bought a new Wifi-Router. So both problems are solved.
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
70 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Monasteri Resort
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
0.2 Kilometres
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Syracuse, Sicily

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Ott Nov Dic
1 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £89.22
Cleaning £26.77

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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