About this listing
Magnificient suite on the seafront of Syracuse.
Very modern and beautiful ambience in ancient walls.
Two bedrooms one king side bed one 1 1/2.
big modern bathroom with view, wirlpool and turkishbath.
It's possible to sit on the front terrace and enjoy the sun and the wonderful sunset.
You will be in the city centre 2 min away from the main monuments and bars and restaurants, but completly quite to rest....(ancient walls;-))
A fridge and a little electrical stove allow you to enjoy directly the fantastic produces of the market nearby market.
Magnifica suite sul lungomare.
Sarete nel cuore della città antica di Siracusa a 2 minuti dai maggiori monumenti e da bars e ristoranti ma completamente insonorizzata (grazie alle antiche mura).
Due camere con un letto doppio grande ed uno di una piazza e mezza.
Un grande bagno con vista, idromassaggio e bagno turco.
Sul lungomare è possibile installare tavolo, sedie e sedie sdraio godere del sole, per l'aperitivo o la cena godendo così del magnifico tramonto.
Un frigo e due piastre vi permetteranno di godere dei prodotti del magnifico mercato di Ortigia.
It's the oldest part of the town and a part from the fact that you actually live in the fortress of the ancient Syracuse, there are beaches, bars, restaurants, commerces and nice and safe nightlife.
The shuttle bus from the station and bus station stops in front of the door.
During the week you can park right beside the house…patience is needed, for the week-end either you park at day time or you can't come in the ancient town in the evening and have to park in one of the parkings outside: Talete or Molo S. Antonio and take the shuttle n 1
Treat it as you would do with your own house!
The house is part of the ancient fortress of Ortigia, as such it needs and deserves respect…
You can only use two electrical devices at the time…so as the fridge and boiler are always on think about it when you switch on air conditioning and hair dryer….
Cordiale e molto disponibile. Grazie Adriana.
Conosco benissimo Ortigia per cui non posso fare altro che parlare benissimo di questa città che considero mia. La location splendida, sul mare e accanto al castello di Maniace,
Il mercato di Siracusa, che meraviglia!!
Pesce, frutta, spezie e l'odore dei peperoni arrostiti. Ottimo vino, ma io sono troppo di parte perché siciliana. Lascio agli altri la scoperta. E se poi soggiornate da Adriana il cerchio diventa magico.
Adriana é stata molto gentile e disponibile, mi ha accolto come una amica conservandomi anche il posto auto vicino casa.
L'appartamento " ayurvedico" era molto bello, affacciato sul mare, insomma da sogno. Ortigia splendida e indimenticabile
Siamo stati proprio bene, tornerei sicuramente.
Multilingual Adriana was charming and gracious as a host, and flexible with arrival and departure times. We stayed in an apartment near her Syracuse home, with an entrance on the promenade looking over the bay. The house is within walking distance of most major sights and restaurants. The aircon, bed and facilities were all very comfortable. Unfortunately the building's old wiring meant only two appliances could run at once, and old plumbing meant toilet paper must be binned instead of flushed (common in many old buildings). But these were minor inconveniences and we would recommend staying with Adriana.
First of all, Adriana was incredibly friendly, was one of the most responsive hosts we've had, and tried really hard to help out. That said, our stay was probably our least favorable airbnb experience yet.
We met the cleaning lady upon our arrival, who seemed to be in a hurry and only spent a few minutes with us showing us the apartment. She mustn't generally spend much time there, because the apartment was not very clean. We stayed two nights, but arrived early so stayed nearly 72 hours. The cleaning lady left us with one partial roll of toilet paper for this whole while so we had to purchase some. There was no soap in the whole apartment. We were shown the kitchen and when we asked how to go about washing the pots if we cooked she just shrugged her shoulders. There was also no sink in the kitchen, so if you were to wash pots it'd need to be in the shallow bathroom sinks. We had to purchase soap to wash our hands after using the bathroom, so whoever follows us will at least have soap. The apartment was very dusty throughout. The floor had a fine powder throughout it so walking barefoot quickly got your feet filthy. The bathtub is nice, but was so full of scum and streaks we did not want to get in it.
When we checked in it was very hot, so we turned the AC on and left the apartment to walk around Syracuse. When we returned home around 11pm the AC was still blowing, but it was no cooler. I reached out to Adriana who responded within minutes and said someone was coming over in 20 minutes to (email hidden). Wow, that's service! Unfortunately, all he did was press buttons on the remote control and told me it was working. The fan was blowing, but the AC compressor was not turning on. I messaged these details to Adriana and she called someone else who arrived first thing in the morning, which was Sunday. Again, impressive attempts to help! He suspected it was either a temperature sensor or it was out of refrigerant, but since it was Sunday he was unable to acquire parts to fix it. It was so hot and stuffy in there we had to have the windows and door open which allowed all the passer bys to peer in. There was only a small fan we had to point directly on our bed to help us sleep.
The location of the apartment really is wonderful. It's appointed nicely and Adriana tried really hard to help. But in the end, due to the cleanliness and heat, we were not comfortable during our stay.
sorry for not having being able to welcome you, what I always do...
and mostly for the problems which spoiled your stay and didn't make you feel comfortable at my place. For that I will give you the possibility to come for free in autumn when the weather is bad in Paris and great here!
The air conditioning is working perfectly again.
For what concerns the cleanness of the flat, and the other problems, as they were easier to solve, you could have told me as you did about the air conditioning.
You saw my other references, so I find it unfair of you to tell so loudly something you could have told me in the fist place so that I could have arranged it and solved it easier than all the rest, and privately on the web in the second place as as you imagine, reputation is quickly spoiled.
If one of your collaborators makes a mistake, the first thing I would do is talk about it with you, not with the public who can't help and will only do you wrong.
But it seems that you particularly like that.
Pity, you could have had a clean flat the same day or at least the day after…you missed it!
Adriana was very kind and helpful. She recommended us to visit some restaraunts, that were really nice. The location of the apartment is exclusive and amazing.
Un accueil merveilleux plein de gentillesse, avec quelques saveurs siciliennes, un verre de champagne au soleil couchant ! Autant dire une mise en situation plutôt très chouette ! Merci Adriana ! L'appartement est très sympa, extrêmement bien situé !
Un acceuil très chaleureux qui a permis de résoudre dans les meilleures conditions un quiproquo de départ.Une grande disponibilité d'Adriana qui nous a ouvert grandement sa maison.
Un appartement de rève dans un quartier de rève! Le plaisir d'une rencontre!!!
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About the Host, Adriana
"Non invidio a Dio il Paradiso perché sono soddisfatto di vivere in Sicilia"
amava dire l' imperatore FEDERICO II passeggiando nei suoi giardini di limoni e ammirando il mare....
I love the place where I live, and I love to share experiences.
I'm easy going and friendly. I like to have people around and mostly I like my home. As myself I've been traveling a lot,in Europe, the States and Asia, I wish other people to feel at home when they are here.
I'm mother of twins, coach, therapist, mental trainer and mentor.
During your stay you can make therapy, have a massage or a coaching session. You can combine holiday and wellbeing;-)
I love traveling, getting to know different cultures, architecture and interior design.
I love cooking, mostly here in Sicily, it's so beautiful to go to the market and pick up the best produces to prepare delicious specialities, sicilian, italian....thai;-) but not only.
I wish my guests 'experience' Ortigia, Siracusa and the south east coast of Sicily, I help them find the best places to eat, to listen to some music, the nicest spots to see, on foot, by bike, canoe or boat.... 'to feel the magic' of this place, enjoy their stay and spend a real, unforgettable holiday.
I'm an holistic therapist, you can have private stages, group courses, coaching sessions or a therapy. From this place you can relax and contemplate life as it goes on.
You can ask me to cook a typical sicilian dinner or to eat organic food, book a a market guided tour, or guided tours of the south east region and places around here, connect with interesting people. You can do art , be active outdoors, in the sea or enjoy peace and quietness.
To relax you can also book a session of RELAXMAN (see (website hidden)) and have a 50 minutes session of relaxing experience, 5 therapies and the equivalent of a night of sleep rest, all in one!