OFFICIAL RATING– 5*• GRAPE ESCAPES RATING– SUPERIOR • 75 ROOMS
ROOMS: CLIMATE CONTROL • PRIVATE TERRACE WITH SEA VIEW • WIFI • MINI-BAR • HAIRDRYER • SAFE
Hotel: Terrace • Gym • Restaurant • Indoor pool • Spa
Parking: Private parking available on-site.
The Ortea Palace Luxury Hotel is a magnificent 1920’s palace, which for many years housed the Syracuse Post Office. Located in the city centre, the hotel overlooks the charming Porto Piccolo of the island of Ortigia. A stay here is more than just a holiday, it is a journey into elegance and history.
Ideally located just steps from the city’s most important historical sights and close to bars, cafés, restaurants and shops with views over Porto Piccolo and the gulf of Ortigia.
The Ortea Palace Luxury Hotel is a haven for foodies and wine lovers. The Courtyard Bistro offers traditional cuisine such as Pasta a la Norma or mediterranean tuna that combine the best of Sicilian cuisine with the creativity of the chef. The restaurant is chic and elegant, and the service is excellent.
There are two bars at the hotel, The Champagnette bar serves exclusive cocktails and is the ideal meeting point for early evening aperitifs whilst the La Cantina cellar bar, located a few metres below sea level, is home to over 200 Sicilian, National and International wines. Excellently air-conditioned, it also offers guests the opportunity to take part in small, guided wine and food tastings. Cooking classes are also offered at the hotel.
The Spa at The Ortea Palace is the ideal place for absolute relaxation and features a Finnish sauna, hammam, whirlpool and an indoor saltwater pool. Spa treatments are available upon reservation and there is also a 24-hour fitness centre, hairdressers, makeup room and a fashion boutique.
The 75 luxury rooms and suites at the hotel all have views of the Porto Piccolo and the Gulf of Ortigia. The Junior suites and Suites also have private balconies perfect for enjoying beautiful sunsets over the sea of Ortigia. The Ortea Palace Luxury Hotel has a classic appeal and elegance thanks to luxurious furnishings and carpets from Zanaboni Milano, a marble stairway and marble floors, two incredibly impressive chandeliers made of Murano crystal, and numerous priceless antiques.