The hotel is very well maintained, with good and clean rooms. Excelent location right on the beach, great swimming pool with very good bar service. Good breakfast and internal parking inlcuded. Access to the beach is open, but you have to pay for the use of facilities even if you are staying at the hotel.
although the communal areas of the hotel were fantastic, beach pool etc the rooms were tired and in desperate need of a refurb and the beds very uncomfortable. A four star hotel with two star rooms!
The view and location were excellent. Comfort especially in the bath room was also excellent. Breakfast was until 10:00 a.m., at 9:30 a lot of supplies had already been finished and replenish was slow of did not exist at all.
Location, sea view from our room, breakfast.
Really on the beach, which is very convinient, nice and preciously looking, rather new facilities, good size of rooms Internet was listed in hotel services, but not worked all 10 days of our stay, also mobile phone net worked very bad inside. Breakfast was really sufficient, though not exellent and not very tasty, but nothing - no one detail- changed in supply all 10 days long. It is rather boring and to my mind it shows lack of fantasy as well as lack of good wll to keep high standard. The breakfast detracted us from even trying evening meals in the hotel.
It was quiet recable from everything We had to wait very long to be given the room
Good personnel, fast service in bar, clean swimming pool High prices for breakfast service, hard stay near the sea as there are stones and entrance (sea shore) to the sea is not covered, no iron in the room
Our sea view room was lovely, and breakfast was fairly good. Staff were very helpful. It was almost the end of April and the pool was empty of water, so no swimming. Booked that hotel because of the pool and could have gone somewhere cheaper if we'd known that the pool was not in use! We were offered use of a pool nearby but it's not the same. Our room was lovely, but the mosquitos in it were not! The spray used by staff did not seem to have any effect on them
The rooms are top quality and the food is excellent The beach and swimming pool area are too small for the size of hotel. Sunbeds are 4euros per bed per day!
Very confortable room; staff very friedly; good breakfest; facilities for park, outside the hotel but not far from; good swimingpool. The beach is poor and not very safe for swimming
breakfast was very good, lots of selection rooms were clean and comfortable great for family vacations or people who wish to relax poolside not much to do in giardini naxos large hotels lose on personal touches that smaller hotels offer, like front desk/guest relations
The location by the sea is superb and the pool is excellent. Bedrooms are of a good size and well appointed. There is an additional charge for using the beach which it is not necessary to pay as the pool is more comfortable for sunbathing.
the room, the breakfast, very nice hotel the parking was horror, the beach is all rocks, too expensive
The seaview Breakfast was poor. The croissants were very plain. In the advert they say that the hotel has its own parking when in fact they have no reserved parking. They did not inform us that to park nearby the hotel, we had to pay. Hotel staff is not helpful
we like the place, the room, it was near to taurmina ,
location, sea view, spacious room The hotel should not be a 4 star. The rooms were big but settings were old requiring renovation especially bathroom. There were insects in the bathroom. Breakfast hours were short and they already started to clean breakfast at 9am, coffee was very bad, and meals that should be hot were cold.
The booking was made by my friend Mr S. Sciannaca, who has used already your services. We like the hotel and its position.
good localization close to the beautiful Taormina Breakfast. If you are not in the organized group you have to be hurry to eat anything. We stayed 7 days and every day was the same to the eat and cold !!! Breakfast is till 9.30 but every day 8.30 service started to clean. 9.00 am breakfast finished. Watch out for the pictures from the hotel. Real is different. Swimming pool (you have to pay for this). And service people in the swimming pool unpleasent. Air condition not working and many insects in the room. This hotel deserve for 2 stars but price is to high.
Location near beach Hotel rated as 4 star, but at least one star too much. Breakfast only available until 9:30 and all services such as gym and pool had to be paid for. Parking facility in surroundings very limited.
The friendly staff and the spa, the room was very clean and bedding changed everyday. The resturant staff were also a credit to the hotel. No
The standard of cleanliness in the room was excellent. The view of the sea from the balcony was appreciated. Would have appreciated tea and coffe making facilities - just a kettle would have been good. I used the sun lounger on the roof and was locked on the roof when someone closed the door(hotel staff).this is dangerous and should be attended to. Luckily I knew someone who was in a nearby village who phoned the hotel to inform them - there was no apology. The breakfast would have been better if there had been a selection of fresh fruit and cheeses. A discount for guests for using pool and spa facilities would have been appreciated, too.
Big room It is not 4 star hotel. Max 3.
Good location - very close to the beach. Good staff - speak english. Dirty plates, glasses, cups, table-cloth!!!! I received terrible burn from medusa which didn't close up (10 days after!!!) and the hotel didn't alarm about medusas their visitors!
We really loved it out at Galea Agritourismo. In the middle of the lemon trees, with the lovely restaurant, rooms and swimming pool and places to sit outside. Not to mention the view on the Etna in the morning. Staff is very helpful and friendly. We had a very relaxing and assured feeling here. Very good food in the restaurant. Compliments to the chef. Would recommend it to everyone. Only downside was that we had a room close to the kitchen, which was really noisy. Especially when door was open. Sometimes there where big diners for a big group and the kitchen only stopped working at 4 o'clock in the morning. A pity, because all the rest is top.
Apart from the quiet and lovely location amongst lemon trees, the italian cuisine of the restaurant was the best we ever had! The staff was really friendly and tried to fulfill all wishes. Good place for children as there is plenty of space around the hotel and a big swimming pool. The Galea Farm House was not easy to find due to road works.
Very nice stay at the hotel. Nature, lemon farm, warm atmosphere.
The situation of the rooms in the beautifull citrus plantage with the swimming pool from where you can see the sea and the etna is really very nice. A good place to relax, yet just outside Riposto. Also a good place to visit Etna (north and South), Taormina, and some beautifull beaches are easily reached by car. Rooms are fine with a private porch. Breakfast is good quality. Also the evening meals in the restaurant are prepared with care, good taste and good value for money in comparison with restaurants in town. We would stay here again. The location is not so easy to find the first time (and even the second time). In the rush hour the main streats of Riposto and Giarre are crowded. It would help if a map with access alternatives is provided.
The staff went above and beyond to respond to our needs and were always friendly and cheerful. One staff member arrived at 5am to prepare breakfast and open the gate for us because we had an early flight. The breakfast was substantial and dinners were excellent; the cook happily made items not on the menu. The location provided mountains, country and beach all in one quiet peaceful location. We felt very comfortable. The roadsigns leading to the hotel took us to a road that was closed and it was very difficult to find another way to the hotel. Need to provide alternate directions.
clean rooms, staff (my luggage didn't come of the plane and the staff called the airport several times to check the status). beautiful pool area, breakfast (fresh orange juice and home made fruit salad every morning). great place to chill at the pool. The hotel is located near a very busy road (SS114), the main road of Giarre. Giarre itself is a not very interesting village: cars, cars, cars. there are only 3 rooms with views on the Etna, the other rooms are much smaller too. We stayed in the building close to the exit. When we turned of the airco at night, the noise of main road was audible. We do not recommend the restaurant. (best restaurant: Ciampoli in Taormina, it's on top of the building of the 5 star hotel El Jebel. fantastic views, great food and value for money: 6 course menu including a bottle of wine and water for 120 Euro(for 2).
we like our room very much, everything was shining! Friendliness of the staff! Poor breakfast buffet
restaurant and pool
Very nice and friendly landlady, and small inconvenience is compensated by her concern. Beautiful seaview, flowers on balcony, we saw a hummingbirds on our balcony sometimes. great old Sicilian cuisine in the restaurant, better than nearest seaside cafes. desire - to diversify the menu for breakfast, and included in the standard breakfast good coffee. In any case, it maybe one of the best hotels in that town and it's location is great
Courteous and helpful staff. Comfortable rooms and common areas.
The hotel has a priviledged situation in front of the see. Staff is really very kind
What a brilliant hotel with everything relevant we needed!!! Very beautiful room (at least what we had) and very nice sea-view from our balcony. Good cleaning in the rooms every day. Breakfast was very good and filling every morning, lots of italian cuisine and delicates to serve. Also sea-view in dining- area :) Hotell staff spoke very good english and were very helpfull in every situation we needed advice. Even a room- service when needed! Just lovely place, would gladly use this hotell again :) (Refrigerator would complete the satisfaction of the room)
The staff were very friendly and helpful. There was a good view from the restaurant I would rather have had a room on a higher floor.
Beautiful Villa type room with balcony and stunning sea sounds and view. Wonderful roof top dining area and delicious cuisine. Lovely breakfast room with wide array of local organic produce. Pleasant, helpful and efficient staff. Traffic can be noisy but this is probably a problem for the town council.
beach front location absolutely amazing, seriously the ebst place we have stayed at and we have stayed at a few
staff were extremely friendly and helpful. hotel was a bit shabby and run down - however was clean and generally bedrooms were adequate. Breakfast choice was limited
The staff were fantastically helpful. They made phone calls to check restaurants and other hotels for us. The breakfast room was lovely, a sun room overlooking the sea. The choice was huge, everything was fresh (including the freshly squeezed juice) and organic. Our room was superb, full of antiques, lovely and warm (Sicily was an uncharacteristic zero degrees while we were there) and very clean.
Great sea views from the room , very close to Taormina and Etna, great breakfast.
Staff was so very helpful, even gave us a ride back to the airport for our early flight. Beach is just across the street. Nothing that we didn't like about hotel itself, but the beach was rather dirty and inhabited by rats in the night time... Also there was some construction work close to the beach - a pier or smth
Nice location downtown, close to everything. Somewhat noisy traffic outside. Expensive parking facilities in the entire downtown area.
Our balcony over looking the coast Maybe the shower was a bit small and shower curtain not very hygienic. Shower doors will be better
Good location, friendly helpful hosts, nice large room with a great view. If we sat up in bed the bed tipped up. Shower head drooped and had to be held to use the shower. Insuffient power points.
Location is very good. Staff is really nice. And the view from the balcony of our room was amazing! You must ask for the room with the view. Otherwise you could get view on the neighbors wall :-) Charming place. Lacking of internet. Very boring breakfast, same, same, same. You can get free parking if you're lucky because there is only 2 places to park your car. Otherwise you'll have to pay. Whole place could use some renovation.
close to the beach and town centre,10 min to Taormina by bus.Staff are very friendly and help you with everything you want.W are already miss for this place
Very near to the beach, so very convenient, and yet hidden away from all the noise. It is not too near to the main Taomina city itself. The bus services not too prompt. Other than that, ok.
Vey near to beach (max 500 meters). Breakfast is good. It is far from the train station (min. 3 km) and bus staion (min. 150 meters). They do not speak english vey well.
the view, convenience to public transport, small hotel trying to find it in a car was a nightmare due to lack of maps and one-way systems.
The room was very big and nice, kept clean and the hosting couple were extremely nice people No, but it might have been useful to others to know that the hosts only speak Italian. This was not a problem for me but might be to others.
Very nice holiday, very good hotel, territory, beach. Lots of facilities for children
It was far more than I expected - had a great time
The Worst Hotel!!!!
Good facillities Lack of information in English.
Pleasant, spacious grounds that are well kept. Great swimming pools, nice beach. Staff mostly friendly and helpful. Nice family rooms (villas) Being asked to pay Euro 50 'deposit' for switching on tennis court lights at night. Atm cash machine in lobby was out of order for a whole week. Breakfast was acceptable, but virtually the same every day with little variation.
I found your hotel very attractive and will return back in a few days, I would like to inform you that on our last day we were sleeping witth the door locked and at about 3 a.m. a man entered our room and I shouted and he ran away.. I phoned for security but as he went away I asked that this case be forgotten
Cozy, quiet, comfortable, good location, good service at the reception. Good choice for those who prefer family vacation close to the beach in a comfortable green park area. Excellent view to Giardini Naxos, Taormina, sea and Etna from the rooms in the main building. I wouldn't recommend this hotel for those who prefer to go out every night. However this is not a problem at all if you rent a car or use a taxi - it takes just 10 minutes to get to Taormina downtown and costs just about 15 euros one way.
Quality and variety of food. Green and huge territory, beautiful plants. Very convenient for families with children. No teakettle and crockery in the room.
Average copy of Club Med. The place is vast and it helps to hide away from the crowd but the breakfast and dinner is a trauma - so many people...On the positive side, the place is clean and well maintaned. The service is very cold - minimum attention required. Swimming pools are good, archery works, there are some sail boats on the pebble beach but everything is at minimum cost. Few annoying details - you have to pay for a beach umbrella and towels, the beach belongs to resort but there are many strange people around - including those offering glasses, massage or boat trips .