Grand Hotel Villa Politi

Via Maria Politi Laudien 2, Syracuse, Sicily, 96100, Italy | 4 star hotel
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsGrand Hotel Villa Politi Syracuse

    Reviewed by taniap

    Very nice

    Reviewed Sep 23, 2014
    by (5 reviews) Perth , Australia Flag of Australia

    Comfortable. Good location with private parking. Lovely pool area.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Grand Hotel Villa Politi Syracuse

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
     

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