Italy, Sicily, Palermo, Giardini Naxos
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This hotel, constructed on top of fossilized lava and fine sand, lies within a unique setting where the intensive blue of the nearby sea reflects the white summit of Mount Etna. Situated in the heart of the Mediterranean and only a few metres from the city archaeological museum, the hotel presents a culturally rich oasis of fine food and relaxation. Numerous restaurants, bars and nightclubs can be found in the immediate vicinity, and it is only a few minutes on foot to the tourist centre of Giardini Naxos, some shops and the sea. The nearest public transport stop is around 500 m away, the railway station is 3 km, and the city of Messina is 38 km from the hotel. Fontanarossa Airport is at a distance of around 55 km.Renovated in 2002, this fully air-conditioned hotel comprises a total of 14 rooms set over a single floor. Guests are greeted in the elegant foyer of this beach hotel with typical Sicilian warmth and politeness, and facilities on offer include a 24-hour reception, a breakfast room, a TV room and a bar. Room and laundry services are available (charges apply), and the hotel has parking spaces for those arriving by car.All of the comfortable rooms in this hotel come with an en suite bathroom with shower, bathtub and hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, and satellite/cable TV. A double bed, a hire safe, centrally regulated air conditioning and heating and a balcony or terrace with views over the sea or Mount Etna are also all provided as standard in each room.Sun loungers and parasols (charges apply) have been laid out on the fantastic beach for use by hotel guests.In the summer breakfast is served on the terrace.Take the motorway Messina-Catania, exiting at Giardini Naxos.