Overview

B&B Xenia

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via Catania 10, 98066 Patti, Sicily, Italy
+39 338 148 4035

$35+

B&B Xenia
Thu 2/22
Fri 2/23

Overall guest ratings

8.1/10 Excellent
Based on 195 reviews

Review highlights

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  • 3.9

Good to know

  • Great desserts & fruits
  • Good management

Nearby

  • 2.7 mi Roman Villa
  • 3.2 mi Patti Cathedral
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About

We are about 200 meters from the beach of Grotte di Mongiove a few meters from the natural reserve of Marinello and 5 km from Tindari. The rooms of the B & B have all the bathroom, flat screen TV and air conditioning, the wii fii is super fast. The villas are overlooking aeolian islands and well furnished Just 200 meters from Beach Caves in Patti, Sicily, family run B & B Xenia features a large garden. It offers colorful rooms on site, and self-catering apartments in the immediate surroundings. Rooms with air conditioning, free WiFi, a balcony and views of the sea or mountains. Each has an en suite bathroom. Apartments come with fully equipped kitchenette and air conditioning. The property can be served as a restaurant service, along with Sicily and the Aeolian Islands. With free private parking, this B & B is a 5-minute drive from the ancient Greek ruins of Tindari and 6 km from Patti. A public bus stopping 600 meters from the property takes you to the Tindari Shrine church, less than 10 minutes' drive away. Zeus ξενιος (Xenios). When a stranger showed up at the door the landlord did not he could deny him hospitality otherwise the wrath of Zeus would be attracted. An example fundamental to how important hospitality was at the time of the ancient Greeks is shown to us in the episode of the Iliad in which Elena, wife of Menelaus (King of Sparta), is kidnapped by Ettore (Principe Troiano). The abduction of his wife is a great affront to Menelaus, especially because Ettore was his guest when he persuaded Elena to escape with he. Both the foreigner and the host were called "guest". When a man provided hospitality to another, the families of both were bound forever. In fact, he who was was hosted should have returned, welcoming the man in his house he had received or his descendant. The host families, to be sure to meet again, yes they exchanged "symbols" (from the verb συμβαλλω): a wood or a stone, they were broken apart half and one part was handed over to the host man and the other to the stranger, so in the case in which a descendant of the two needed a shelter the two halves would have been reunited, to demonstrate the authentic belonging to the host family.

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Amenities

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Internet
  • Gift shop
  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Game room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Express check out
  • Tennis
  • Air-conditioned
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Night club
  • Safe
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Playground
  • Private beach
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Terrace/Patio
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