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"The Docking House" - Free wi-fi

"The Docking House" - Free wi-fi

4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Self check-inYou can easily check in with the doorman.

The space

Located in one of the oldest areas of Ortigia, with its narrow whitewashed streets, in a recently renovated building. Can 'accommodate two to four people.

And 'living room with sofa bed, dining area and kitchenette, bathroom with shower, double bedroom with balcony overlooking a small square. Equipped with everything you need for a comfortable holiday, fridge, oven, kitchen utensils toaster, iron and ironing board, hairdryer, TV, air conditioning / heating, towels and bed linen.

Its location is ideal for getting around on foot or by bicycle and easily reach Piazza del Duomo, the church of S. Lucia with Caravaggio, the Fish Market and spices, the cliff with the Solarium, Fountain of Arethusa with the papyri, the Temple of Apollo, the greek theater famous for his performances in the period of May / June. Finally, we strongly recommend to try the local cuisine, especially the cakes and ices, a real treat that we recommend to all!

The apartment is located; fifteen minute walk from the train station (FS) and bus station, a five minute walk from the car park (Thales) fifty kilometers from the airport of Catania.
For further information please contact us, we will be happy to fulfill your requests.


Air conditioning
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with building staff

46 Reviews

Lindsey User Profile
July 2016
I spent six weeks at the Docking House and it was a wonderful experience. The apartment was just as described - comfortable, clean, and well located in Ortigia. You can easily walk anywhere on the island and there are a number of supermarkets (or the local outdoor market) nearby…
Ross User Profile
September 2015
Vik contacted us well in advance of the trip to confirm timings for check-in. He offered helpful advice on the best way of getting from the Airport to Siracusa (Interbus) which saved us time and money. He was very responsive to any queries that we had throughout the week and lef…
Carter User Profile
March 2015
Great apartment, perfect location, helpful host... Definitely recommend
Alyssa User Profile
April 2014
Our stay at the Docking House couldn't have been any better. The only way it could have been improved is if we had stayed longer. When we arrived in Syracuse Vittorio met us at a cute cafe and then we went to the house. It has a super cute Ikea feel and looks exactly like the p…
Meredith User Profile
January 2014
On top of being functional and centrally located, the place is spotless, peaceful, and nicely decorated. Vittorio is truly an exceptional host. Not only was he very warm and very helpful but he even came at 5 in the morning on the day of our departure to help us carry the luggage…
Vik User Profile
Response from Vik:
Dear Meredith & Vincent, thank you so much for your amazing review. Is always a very very big pleasure to meet friendly and communicative people like you. I hope to see you again soon......maybe next time in Paris.....all the best :-)
January 2014
Jane User Profile
November 2017
Great location in the centre of Ortigia. Value for money. Perfect for 2 people or a small family. Vik is a great host and provided a high chair and travel cot for us. He also gave us insight in the restaurants to eat/places to go
Sunil User Profile
May 2017
We absolutely loved Vik's place. And even before we arrived Vik had arranged our collection from the airport ( we recommend Domenico very very highly - he was a great driver and guide too!!) Vik met us at the apartment and showed us everything and recommended some good places to …


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Syracuse, ItalyJoined in February 2013
Vik User Profile
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Hello everyone, I am Vik. I am a guy of 27 years who loves to travel, meet new people and new cultures. I lived for a year in England, London and Plymouth, one of the most beautiful experiences of my life. I have a great passion for photography, art, history and sports. I'm or…
Languages: English, Italiano
Response rate: 100%
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