Overview

B&B Xenia

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

$35+

Overall guest ratings

8.3/10 Excellent
Based on 210 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 9.3
  • 9.3
  • 6.2

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  • Good management
  • Great desserts & fruits

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    About

    It is located about 200m from the beach in Mongiove caves a few meters from the natural reserve of Marinello and 5 km from Tindari. Rooms at the B & B all have a private bathroom, flat screen TV and air conditioning, the wii fii is super fast. The villas are well-appointed and view of the Aeolian islands Just 200 meters from Caves Beach 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. Guest rooms come with air conditioning, free WiFi, a balcony and views of the sea or mountains. Each has an en suite bathroom, and guests have use of a shared fridge. Apartments as with a fully equipped kitchenette and air conditioning. The property can arrange a restaurant service, along with massages and tours around 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 Sanctuary Tindari church, less than 10 minutes' drive away. Zeus ξενιος (Xenios). When a stranger appeared at the door the landlord does not He could deny him hospitality or he would have drawn the ire of Zeus. An example critical of how important the hospitality at the time of the ancient Greeks, there is shown in the episode of the Iliad in which Helen, wife of Menelaus (King of Sparta), is kidnapped by Ettore (Prince Troiano). The kidnapping of his wife is a great affront to the Menelaus, especially since Hector was his host when he persuaded Helen to elope with he. It was called the "host" is the foreigner is the one who welcomed him. When a man gave hospitality to another, the families of both were linked for ever. For he who was was hosted would have to reciprocate by welcoming in their own house the man who He had accepted or one of his descendants. Host families, to be sure to find himself, he exchanged the "symbols" (from συμβαλλω verb): a wood or a stone, were broken in half and one part was delivered to man the host and the other a foreigner, so in case in which a descendant of them had needed a refuge both halves would be reunited, to demonstrate the true 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
    • 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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    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 210 reviews
    • 9.6 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.3 "Food is to die for."
      10.0 "Yummy desserts, said 100%."
    • 9.3 "World class service."
      9.9 "Management was excellent, said 99%."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
      10.0 "100% said the reception staff was great."
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
      9.1 "91% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "Great parking, according to 100%."
    • 7.0 "Good cleanliness."
      7.4 "74% said rooms were clean."
    • 6.2 "Rooms are ok."
      5.9 "Beds were acceptable for 59%."
      6.0 "Only 60% said rooms were big enough."

    Overall Rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 107 reviews
    • 9.5 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.4 "Food is to die for."
    • 9.4 "World class service."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.9 "Management was excellent, said 99%."
      10.0 "100% said the reception staff was great."
    • 9.3 "Wonderful beach."
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
      9.3 "93% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 6.7 "Average cleanliness."
    • 6.3 "Rooms are ok."
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    Overall Rating

    7.4 Good
    Based on 84 reviews
    • 9.4 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.3 "Food is to die for."
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      9.8 "Management was excellent, said 98%."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
    • 6.6 "Average cleanliness."
    • 6.4 "Rooms are ok."
      6.6 "Beds were acceptable for 66%."

    Overall Rating

    8.9 Excellent
    Based on 18 reviews
    • 9.6 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
    • 9.2 "World class service."
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