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2 Bedroom Apartment With Terrace And Wi Fi, heart of the historic centreOrtigi

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet


About the property

Peaceful location, 20 metres from the sea and a small beach

Casa Salomone 2 is a bright, 100 sqm newly restored apartment located on the second and last floor of a small typical building of Ortigia. It enjoys a large terrace on the top level with a sea view in the back side. Is is equipped with internet wi fi, new furniture. It is made of 2 bedrooms each one with balcony and 2 bathrooms, a kitchenette, living and dining area. There is small beach (stones) 20 metres from the flat.

Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2018

What makes this apartment unique

The sea is 20 metres behind the flat, there is a small beach (stones) 1 mn' walking distance

Guestbook comments from the owner

First of all let me begin by saying that our host, Stephanie, was a first class host, always very friendly, responsive and helpful from the time we were trying to choose an apartment on Ortgia Island (the historic part of Siracusa) up until our day of departure on which she arranged transportation for us to Catania airport from Siracusa. During the selection process she promptly answered any questions regarding the amenities in the apartment, parking regulations on Ortigia, the specific location of the apartment and any other questions we had prior to our arrival. Upon our arrival she arranged to have us picked up at the parking garage where we left our rental car and at the apartment she spent a 1/2 hour or so suggesting places to see, restaurants to eat at on the Island and other cities in the surrounding area to visit. We enjoyed visiting the old Castle on the Island (Castello Maniace) which was used as a military fortress. We also enjoyed visiting the Catacombs and the Chiesa San Filippo Apostolo, a church under which were dug rooms and tunnels used as a bomb shelter and to hide refugees during World War 2. The apartment is in a perfect location. It is located on a quiet street and it is about three minutes from lungomare (seaside walk) which extends around the entire island and about a 5 minute walk from the main piazza, restaurants and shops. The apartment is as advertised on the website. It is a very clean, well maintained, spacious two bedroom apartment. The bedrooms are quite large and each one has a set of French doors that open onto a small balcony and when open they brighten up the apartment. There are other windows throughout the apartment that also brighten it up. The fact that the balconies are small is of no consequence since the apartment, which is on the top floor, has a rather large private terrace on the roof with a view of il mare (the sea). We spent several evenings up there watching the beautiful sunsets usually with a glass of wine in our hands. There are two bathrooms each with a shower and both are adequate, one of them is a large bathroom but the other is quite small with a sink located outside the bathroom compartment. For us it was not a problem. There is a combination living and dining room which can accommodate four comfortably both at the dining table and on the other chairs in the living room. We enjoyed the apartment and if we were to return to Ortigia Island we certainly would try to stay at this apartment again. Tony
Sep 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Syracuse in Province of Syracuse

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Upon arrival at the flat we ask our guests to pay a euros 100 security deposit in cash per week booked (refundable upon departure if no damages )
  • During their stay we ask our guests to take care of the flat and avoid dropping wine, coffee, oil etc. on the floor + turn off air-conditioning when o
  • Upon departure we kindly ask our guests to leave the flat in a good state, wash their dishes, empty the fridge and throw away their rubbish.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1with shower, sink, wc, bidet, hair dryer Bathroom 2 with shower, wc, washing machine
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, air-conditioning, balcony Bedroom 2 with double bed, wardrobe, air-conditioning, balcony
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: Self-catering apartment taxi transfer for catania airport is possible upon previous request, better price than at the airport Outside: Terrace with sea view in the back Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linens and towels are provided for 7 nights and changed once a week for every week reserved Cleaning before arrival and after departure is included in the price


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2 Bedroom Apartment With Terrace And Wi Fi, heart of the historic centreOrtigi
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Perfect location - light, space, comfort and peace

  • 5 of 5

From the warmth of Stephanie’s welcome to the ease of our departure, this was a first-class experience throughout. The apartment is spacious and comfortable; and is better equipped than most. Everything is clean and well cared for and there’s some cool art on the wall! The roof terrace is ideal and not overlooked – and you can see the sea! Having stayed just outside the historic city before, what is most striking here is how quiet it is, despite being so well-placed for everything. There’s nothing here to get in the way of a proper break.

First tip – follow Stephanie’s suggestions, particularly on places to eat. Second tip – be very wary of TripAdvisor, particularly on places to eat. We loved Retroscena and finding Timilia rewarded the search with a very vibrant and stylish pizza stop. Our favourite from our last visit, Le Vin De L’Assassin, never disappoints if you fancy something a little more French in style. Almost literally on the doorstep, we enjoyed Cala Piada, great for lunchtime salads, flat breads, and wonderful homemade brownies. For breakfast and snacks, we enjoyed the Viola Bakery, just beside Piazza Minerva.

A highlight of our visit was a private tour with Carmelo of Montalbano country and sights from the series, all of which was organised by Stephanie, who even helped restructure it midway through when some sights were affected by a local strike. A wonderful day, the only way to see so much, and against every alternative, very good value. We’d recommend A Rusticana in Ragusa Ibla for lunch.

Our watch out – if you see four red waist-coated chaps holding an accordion, some tambourines, but no notes in tune, move along quickly.

Ortigia is a beautiful place to spend time and explore. The Castle’s worth visiting and the central piazza just beautiful. This apartment makes the perfect base.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great apartment with handy terraces, a beach within metres and two spacious bedrooms.

Although a central location, close to everything, its the quieter end of this tiny island so no late night noises to disturb your sleep.

The kitchen may be small but its very well equipped. Thanks to Stephanie we didn't need to cook much as she recommended excellent choices of bars, restaurants, pizzerias, etc. She was the most professional concierge we had ever met in many years of travelling, as well as being very pleasant and friendly.

The one drawback to the apartment would be if you have heavy luggage or a disability as there is no lift.

A brilliant find.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Apartment was very clean, comfortable and spacious. Stephanie was there to welcome us and explain all about the apartment. She was also very helpful in recommending restaurants, which were excellent. She also arranged a whole day tour of the area with Gabriello who was a fabulous guide, very knowledgeable and good company. She also arranged a taxi to get us back to Catania airport.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Spacious and well appointed apartment in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a delightful 5-day stay in this beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean apartment in a quiet but central location in Ortigia. The rooms (except for the tiny but well-equipped kitchen) are large and the apartment is bright and thoughtfully furnished for guests. Stephanie (who is fluent in English, French and Italian) met us at the apartment and gave us a great overview of the things to see and do in Ortigia and Syracuse, including several restaurant recommendations, all of which we tried and all of which turned out to be fabulous. We would definitely stay here again and would definitely recommend the apartment to anyone else visiting this city. The rooftop terrace gives a spectacular view over the rooftops of Ortigia,and the tiny balcony off the kitchen is a great place for morning coffee. The bed was comfortable, there is good air conditioning and heating, and the wifi signal is reliable. Thank you, Stephanie, for a great introduction to Sicily!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking time to send such a detailed review. Hope to see you again. Ciao ciao
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Stylist Spacious Apartment

  • 5 of 5

The location is at the quieter end of the island but still easy walking distance to bars, restaurants etc. This lovely apartment is as shown on the photos; the décor has a personal touch that sets it apart from many soulless holiday apartments. The beds are really comfortable. The small heaters are very efficient and make the apartment comfortable in the evening out of season. Though the kitchen is small, it is well equipped and I was able to whip up a few salads, pasta and rice dishes using the delicious produce from the daily local market. The roof terrace is wonderful and was used by us very day. The DVD player is also a useful edition as many apartments do not seem to have DVDs as standard. Stephanie provided us with a friendly helpful welcome to the apartment. There was a small issue regarding a door lock as we arrived, but Stephanie dealt with it quickly and efficiently whilst we enjoyed a coffee (gratis) in the sun at the nearby café. I will highly recommend the apartment to family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Brilliant location on Ortigia

  • 5 of 5

Perfect quiet spot halfway between the cathedral and the fort on the tip of the Island. We stayed for a week before moving to a different part of Sicily. Stephanie showed us in and suggested a number of great places to eat and drink. The apartment was surprisingly spacious, beautifully finished and well equipped. Even the beds were comfortable! Although if I wanted to criticise the kitchen was small so it was not ideal if you wanted to visit the market to buy some fresh produce to cook. The roof terrace overlooking the sea was very much enjoyed by my teenaged daughters and wife.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

During the high season there is a swimming access just behind the apartment


Catania airport: 1 hour drive

Palermo airport: 3 hours drive

Further Details:

Restaurants, supermarkets and bars are within 2 and 5 mn' walking distance to the apartment

The daily food market is 10 mn' walk


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Syracuse, Sicily

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
high season
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
high season
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
mid season
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover day is flexible

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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