Grand Hotel Ortigia

Viale Mazzini, 12, 96100 Siracusa, Sicily

+39 093 146 4600

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based on 565 reviews

About Grand Hotel Ortigia, Siracusa

Value for money

The Grand Hotel Ortigia has been operating in Syracuse, Italy since 1890. The 5-star property is well over 120 years old, and it was renovated in 1995, while it maintains the original architecture. The property also has an excellent location that will make it easy for you to reach many of the most popular destinations in the area. It is right near the water and is only a short walk to Syracuse Station, while the airport is about an hour from the hotel by car. The hotel has a 24hr front desk, along with luggage storage and concierge service. The hotel also has airport pick-up and drop-off service for an added charge. The hotel offers a range of spa treatments, along with a wellness center. Private parking is available nearby for an added charge. You will also have access to a private beach when you stay at the hotel. The hotel has 58 rooms and suites available, some of which will have views of the sea. The rooms will all have air-conditioning, as well as a bathroom with free toiletries. You will find premium bedding and blackout drapes at the property, along with a flat-screen TV. The Grand Hotel Ortigia has a restaurant called La Terrazza Sul Mare, and you can enjoy breakfast at the hotel each morning. Thanks to the location, you will also find places to dine nearby, such as Ristorante Il Veliero, Ortigia Porta Marina, and Sicily. The Grand Hotel Ortigia puts you within walking distance of Porta Marina, as well as the Temple of Apollo. Other locations nearby include the Cathedral of Syracuse and Piazza del Duomo.

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Double Rooms - Lake view


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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Private beach
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Valet parking
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans


  • Family rooms
  • Sea view
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Lockers
  • Telephone
  • City view
  • Storage available


  • Minibar
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs


  • Bathtub
  • Bidet
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Valet parking
  • Private parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

Pool and spa

  • Massage
  • Spa
  • Steam room


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Private beach


  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV


  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Kids meals

Places of interest near Grand Hotel Ortigia

Attractions in Siracusa, Italy curated by momondo

Grand Hotel Ortigia location: Viale Mazzini, 12, 96100 Siracusa, Sicily

Restaurants and Cafés

Gran Canal0.1 mi
Locanda Del Collegio0.2 mi
Bistrot Bella Vita Ristorante0.3 mi
Ristorante Al Mazari0.3 mi

Grand Hotel Ortigia Reviews

GreatBased on 565 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Great location Great place and hospitality. (in 66 reviews)
  • "Big selection breakfast, excellent." (in 57 reviews)
  • Staff was helpful and spoke excellent English (in 42 reviews)
Cons -
  • Our room was dark and uninviting. (in 33 reviews)
  • hard to fault this hotel (in 23 reviews)
  • hard to fault this hotel (in 20 reviews)

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Frequently asked questions

  • Drive distance from Catania Fontanarossa to Grand Hotel Ortigia and vice versa is 30.5 mi and the overall drive time is about 1h 31min. Driving time can vary based on the time of day and traffic.

  • Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Grand Hotel Ortigia. The nearest airport to the hotel is Catania Fontanarossa.

  • Yes, dogs and pets are welcome at Grand Hotel Ortigia.

  • Grand Hotel Ortigia does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call Grand Hotel Ortigia at +39 093 146 4600. If you are staying at Grand Hotel Ortigia, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at Grand Hotel Ortigia. However, hotels can make changes that can significantly change the venue. For the most accurate answer, it would be best to call the hotel directly at +39 093 146 4600.

  • Getting to Siracusa city center should be easy enough, as it is just 0.5 mi away from Grand Hotel Ortigia. In Siracusa city center you will find Isola Ortigia, along with many other popular sights and things to do.

  • If you have questions or concerns about your stay at Grand Hotel Ortigia, call +39 093 146 4600 to speak with a front desk representative.

  • Yes, Grand Hotel Ortigia has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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