Staying at Grand Hotel Minareto means you go for a secluded place in style and tranquility. It is located at about a 15 minutes drive from the center of Syracusa. There is a courtesy bus a few times a day into town (15 mins.) or you can take a taxi, costing you approximately 20 to 25 euros. Hotel Minareto offers however its own private beach located at a few minutes walking. From the property you have a great panorama over Siracusa and Ortygia island.
Of course when you intent to stay at Grand Hotel Minareto you will visit Siracusa. The city has a long history and the Roman and Greek remains are just a part of the city where you can also find many Baroque sites.
The majority of Siracusa's fine sights are archaeological and historical, witnessing to the grand past of this Sicilian town. The attractive historic centre on the island of Ortigia is a good place to stroll, shop and eat. However, for the main monuments you'll need to head ashore and check out the Archaeological Park of Neapolis. .
The Greek theatre (Teatro Greco) is one of the finest and largest of its kind. It is cut directly into the rock, it was enlarged and modified several times over the centuries, and is still in use today. Nowadays there are still Greek plays performed in May and June each year. In case you are a person that likes to explore more of the west coast, we recommend you to rent a car.
Whether it is for a business or leisure reason you are coming to Siracusa region, Grand Hotel Minareto offers all the facilities and services you require from a high end hotel. Although at In-Italia we found the additional services quite pricey, they at least offer them with a good quality. Conference and meeting rooms for large groups are available.
Read more about Grand Hotel Minareto
The central place around Grand Hotel Minareto is the swimming pool. Luxury sun loungers offer the perfect place to relax and enjoy a cocktail from the pool bar. And if you prefer to feel the sand between your tows, you can walk down to the private beach where there are also luxury sun loungers waiting for you. In any case there is plenty of space to soak up the sun and to stay in traquility. In the large green garden you can find serveral spaces where you can sit down and hear the sound of the waves. There is even a cliffside solarium built on top of the rocks.
For absolute wellness there is the Jacuzzi balcony that you can book with maximum 4 persons. It facilitates romantic moments with your partner with sunbeds and a Jacuzzi featuring a stunning view over the bay. More pampering can be found at the wellness center where you can enjoy various massages, a private sauna, steam bath, emotional showers, Jacuzzi and more, all on request and for an extra charge.
Grand Hotel Minareto features 2 restaurants and an elegant lobby bar. The Nesos restaurant offers lunch and diner and offers dishes from the Mediterranean cuisine. Breakfast buffet offer a rich selection of sweet and savory products and can be enjoyed outside in season. The pool bar and restaurant facilitates tasty light meals at the pool terrace. In the evening the elegant lobby bar creates a relaxed atmosphere to enjoy an aperitif or digestive.
Overall, if you come by car, free parking is provided as well as free WiFi internet connection throughout the hotel.
Grand Hotel Minareto features a total of 96 rooms. Different room types are available and all differ in style and space. Nearly all rooms come with balcony or veranda and all the modern comforts you require of a 5 star. In the classic room you can find the following amenities: air conditioner, sat TV, minibar, safe, balcony, wifi, writing desk and bathroom with shower or bath tub, hairdryer and complementary toiletries.
Read about the rooms at Grand Hotel Minareto