About This Listing
"Il Loft" (The Loft) is a fully restored airy loft in historic art nouveau building available for single person or couple.
NOTE: For a short description of the apartament, or for some information about HOW to REACH it and WHERE to PARK, please have a look here below.
The apartment is located in Ortigia, a UNESCO heritage site and the historic center of Siracusa, and is steps away from breathtaking seaviews on all sides and the Aretusa Fountain as well as many other cultural attractions.
Apartment features brand new kitchen and bathroom, seperate dining and living areas, and king size bed in sleeping loft.
HOW TO REACH THE APARTMENT
If you are coming by airplane (destination airport: Catania), the best way is to use a bus from Catania Airport to the railway station of Siracusa (last stop), and then a taxi from the railway station to the apartment (10 minutes). The recommended bus company is INTERBUS, but you can also have a look at AST website in case the time table is not matching your needs.
If you are coming by train, the best way is to take a taxi from the train station, it will take around 10 minutes.
If you are coming by car, please be informed that Ortigia is a ZTL (Zone Traffic Limited), and that you cannot enter by car during the following days/time slots: Monday to Friday, from 8 PM to 2 AM (next day); Saturday, Sunday, pre-holiday and holiday, from 11 AM to 2 AM (next day).
WHERE TO PARK
If you can enter into Ortigia it is possible to park the car in the streets around the building, but not in the yellow lines. If you cannot enter it is possible to either park the car for free out of the island (immediately before the bridge) and walk in, or use one of the 3 available toll parking (1 immediately before the bridge, 2 immediately after) which are all at walking distance from the apartment.
Please have a look at the MAP section to know where the parkings are, white flags.
Please communicate in advance your arrival time so that it will be possible to properly welcome you. One hour before to reach the apartment please also send a text message to the number you received after the reservation acceptance.
Please present your IDs or Passports at the check-in in order to allow to register your data.
An appointment has to be arranged to return the keys and check the status of the apartment; please communicate in advance your leaving time.
A complete list of the house rules will be automatically provided at the moment your booking request is accepted.
The bedroom (on the loft), the walk-in closet (on the left) and the bathroom (on the right)
Overall, my stay was great! Cesare's brother got me set up my first day and even provided a number of bar and restaurant recommendations. The apartment itself is spacious but cozy and the location is amazing. Cesare himself constantly checked in to make sure the stay was going well. Checking out with his father was equally easy. I would definitely recommend this place for anyone looking for a relaxing few days in Ortigia. Grazie, Cesare!
I stayed at the Apartment die three nights during a wedding. It is very nice, clean an modern, the location is perfect in the south of ortigia close to the water. Cesare is a great host, he was very obliging and helpful with my questions I had. I can highly recommend a stay in this apartment!
Absolutely everything ran like clockwork. This is a prime location in Siracusa. We hadn't been before but we were really pleased we chose to stay on the island Ortigia, which was the perfect location for the last few days of our holiday. Everything you could want is nearby. Be sure to eat at Mariano's (I think that's the right name) - turn right out of the door and down the first alley on the right. The apartment is so comfortable and cool, even on the hottest of days. All communication was excellent - very polite and helpful. Absolutely no hesitation recommending this lovely apartment and friendly host.
Great host and a lovely, clean apartment! Perfectly located in Ortigia!
Die Unterkunft liegt sehr zentral und vor dort aus lässt Ortigia wunderbar erkunden.
Cesare war zwar nicht persönlich vor Ort, er hat sich jedoch per SMS regelmäßig nach uns erkundigt.
Die Wohnung an sich ist sehr stylisch, alles, was man zum Wohnen braucht, ist vorhanden.
Uneingeschränkt zu empfehlen!
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About the Host, Cesare
After having lived for awhile in the apartments you see listed on AirBnB, I left my own town to move for professional reasons first to Bologna, then to Lyon, and finally to Brussels where I live since December 2014.
Travelling so much has helped me see the importance of staying in a place that feels like home or at least with a "personal" touch, which I found lacking in many of the hotels I stayed in during my own travels.
Having shared the philosophy of AirBnB since I first discovered it, my goal is to try to create for my guests the experience I would like for myself when travelling.
As I live abroad, I manage all the communication with guests while my family takes care of welcoming them and ensuring their needs are met during their stay.
Veniteci a trovare numerosi!
50 meters from the apartment, ideal for an aperitivo.Piazzetta San Rocco Syracuse Sicily 96100
For a beer and something to eat, the pub Troubadour 1982 offers the best sandwiches in the city.Piazzetta San Rocco Siracusa Sicily 96100
All you might need during your stay at convenient prices, and at only 200 meters from the apt. Entrance at the corner with Via Roma.Via Serafino Privitera Siracusa Sicilia
Please use them after 06:30 PM.Passaggio Adorno Siracusa Sicily 96100
Nice atmosphere, good local products, good beers and wine.Syracuse Sicily
For something to drink and to listen live music in a nice courtyard.Via Amalfitania Siracusa Sicily 96100
High level restaurant, quite expensive but the quality and service is guaranteed. Great choice of wines.Via della Maestranza Siracusa Sicilia 96100
Small supermarket where you can find all you might need. No need to take the car, 10 min by walking from the apartment.Via Cavour Syracuse Sicilia 96100
Medium-high level restaurant, very nice location in a typical Sicilian dammuso.Via dei Candelai Siracusa 96100
10 minutes walking from the apartment. Prices: 2 € per hour. Prices could change, please check before parking.Viale Mazzini Siracusa Sicily 96100
Fresh fishes, fruits and vegetables will impress you with their colours and variety. Incredible prices!Via Trento Siracusa Sicilia 96100
Best local products, best local sandwiches, an experience you cannot miss!Via Emanuele de Benedictis Syracuse Sicilia 96100
Bus service available. Prices: 0,5 € for the first hour, then 1 € per hour. Prices could change, please check before parking.Lungomare di Levante Siracusa Sicily 96100
Bus service available. Prices: 1 € per hour. Prices could change, please check before parking.Via Bengasi Syracuse Sicily 96100