The Best Hotels in Ortigia

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best luxury, boutique, and most charming hotels in Ortigia. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Grand Hotel Des Etrangers

Rated 9.3 in 416 reviews

Grand Hotel Des Etrangers is located in the centre of Ortigia Island and boasts beautiful sea views. It features a… See more

Grand Hotel Des Etrangers is located in the centre of Ortigia Island and boasts beautiful sea views. It features a restaurant specialising in national cuisine.

Rooms and suites at Grand Hotel Des Etrangers are air conditioned and come with an international TV channels, wooden floors and a private bathroom. Most rooms have a balcony, while some also have sea views.

The hotel restaurant serves the finest Italian dishes. The breakfast room offers panoramic views over Siracusa's coast line, while the Roof Garden has a wonderful terrace for outdoor dining.

The Hotel reveals the perfect balance between tradition and modernity. Each space is different, but everywhere there is a sense of peace and luxury.

Rooms from $330

Located on Siracusa's Ortigia island, Ortea Palace Hotel, Sicily, Autograph Collection features a spa, an indoor pool… See more

Located on Siracusa's Ortigia island, Ortea Palace Hotel, Sicily, Autograph Collection features a spa, an indoor pool and a restaurant. This converted Art Nouveau post office offers rooms with air conditioning and a satellite flat-screen TV.

Rooms at Ortea Palace Hotel, Sicily, Autograph Collection come with a kettle, a minibar and a private bathroom with soft bathrobes and slippers. Some rooms have views over the Porto Piccolo marina.

Guests can enjoy a rich buffet breakfast daily.

The wellness centre includes 2 Turkish baths, a sauna and a gym. There is also a hairdresser's and a beauty salon.

The 24-hour front desk provides currency exchange and a tour desk. Laundry and dry-cleaning services are also available.

The Temple of Apollo and the Ortigia Street Market are 250 metres from the property. Siracusa Cathedral is a 10-minute walk away.

Rooms from $186

Algilà Ortigia Charme Hotel

Rated 9.0 in 635 reviews

Set on Ortigia Island overlooking the Ionian Sea, Algilà Ortigia Charme is right on the seafront. It features elegant… See more

Set on Ortigia Island overlooking the Ionian Sea, Algilà Ortigia Charme is right on the seafront. It features elegant, air-conditioned rooms equipped with antique furnishings from the 1700s. WiFi here is free.

It is housed in 3 buildings dating from 1700 decorated with antique furniture and decorations.

Each room comes with antique furniture and a private bathroom with decorated tiles. Some rooms boast wood-beamed ceilings or a four-poster bed.

Breakfast is buffet style, and includes Sicilian specialities such as organic marmalades. The restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine with seafood specialities and a choice of gluten-free meals.

Other services offered at the property include free rental bike and free phone calls in Europe and North America.

Algilà Ortigia Charme Hotel is 5 minutes' walk from Siracusa Cathedral and 1 km from Castello Maniace. The ancient Greek amphitheatre is 10 minutes away by car.

Rooms from $197

Hotel Henry's House

Rated 8.9 in 414 reviews

Set overlooking the sea on the island of Ortigia, Hotel Henry's House offers a sun terrace, snack bar and free Wi-Fi… See more

Set overlooking the sea on the island of Ortigia, Hotel Henry's House offers a sun terrace, snack bar and free Wi-Fi throughout. The Duomo di Siracusa Cathedral is a 5-minute walk away.

Most featuring a small balcony or sea views, the elegant-style rooms at Henry's House come with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV and minibar. The private bathroom includes a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Eggs, ham and cheese are served daily at the international breakfast along with locally produced cannoli pastries and cakes, orange juice and coffee.

The property is 150 metres from Castello Maniace, while the Neapolis Archeological Site is 3 km away.

Rooms from $198

Grand Hotel Ortigia

Rated 8.5 in 895 reviews

Offering a rooftop terrace and glass elevator with sea views, the Grand Hotel is next to the main harbour and a 5-minute… See more

Offering a rooftop terrace and glass elevator with sea views, the Grand Hotel is next to the main harbour and a 5-minute walk from the Aretusa Fountain. It is the only hotel in Ortigia with a private parking and spa facilities.

Rooms at the Grand Hotel Ortigia are spacious, and offer free Wi-Fi access, a flat-screen TV, and air conditioning. Some have a spa bath.

The Terrazza sul Mare restaurant is on the top floor of the hotel, overlooking the sea and harbour. it serves a variety of fine wines and regional specialities.

Rooms from $161

Re Federico Boutique Hotel

Aparthotel

Rated 8.9 in 437 reviews

Featuring a bar, Re Federico Boutique Hotel is a aparthotel located in a historic building in the centre of Siracusa… See more

Featuring a bar, Re Federico Boutique Hotel is a aparthotel located in a historic building in the centre of Siracusa, close to Cala Rossa Beach. The property features city views and is 600 metres from Aretusa Beach and less than 1 km from Castello Maniace. The accommodation provides a lift, full-day security and luggage storage for guests.

The units at the aparthotel feature private entrance and soundproofing so guests can enjoy a peaceful stay. With a private bathroom equipped with a walk-in shower and slippers, units at the aparthotel also provide guests with free WiFi, while some rooms will provide you with a terrace. The units will provide guests with air conditioning, a safety deposit box and a flat-screen TV.

Continental and Italian breakfast options with local specialities, fresh pastries and fruits are available daily at the aparthotel. There is a coffee shop on-site.

A car rental service is available at Re Federico Boutique Hotel.

Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Tempio di Apollo, Fontana di Diana and Syracuse Cathedral. The nearest airport is Catania Fontanarossa, 65 km from Re Federico Boutique Hotel, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $160

Lùme

Bed & Breakfast

Rated 8.8 in 4 reviews

Lùme is a recently renovated bed and breakfast in the centre of Siracusa, 300 metres from Cala Rossa Beach and 600… See more

Lùme is a recently renovated bed and breakfast in the centre of Siracusa, 300 metres from Cala Rossa Beach and 600 metres from Aretusa Beach. The property features sea and garden views, and is less than 1 km from Castello Maniace. Private parking can be arranged at an extra charge.

The bed and breakfast will provide guests with air-conditioned units offering a wardrobe, a kettle, a fridge, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a balcony and a private bathroom with a walk-in shower. There is also a well-fitted kitchen in some of the units equipped with a dishwasher, an oven, and a toaster. At the bed and breakfast, all units include bed linen and towels.

There is a coffee shop and bar.

A variety of wellness packages are available for guests to get rejuvenated on-site.

Popular points of interest near the bed and breakfast include Tempio di Apollo, Fontana di Diana and Syracuse Cathedral. The nearest airport is Catania Fontanarossa Airport, 65 km from Lùme.

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Palazzo Alfeo Aparthotel

Aparthotel

Rated 9.4 in 376 reviews

Featuring accommodation with free WiFi, air conditioning and flat-screen TV, Palazzo Alfeo Aparthotel is located 400 mt… See more

Featuring accommodation with free WiFi, air conditioning and flat-screen TV, Palazzo Alfeo Aparthotel is located 400 mt from Syracuse Cathedral and 2.1 km from Porto Piccolo.

Opening to a balcony with sea views, all units are fitted with a kitchen with an oven. Some units include a seating area and/or a terrace.

Cycling can be enjoyed nearby.

Archaeological Park of Neapolis is 3 km from the aparthotel, while Ospedale Rizza is 4.2 km away. Catania Fontanarossa Airport is 63 km from the property.

Rooms from $242

Palazzo Salomone

Rated 8.5 in 277 reviews

Attractively set in Siracusa, palazzo salomone features air-conditioned rooms, a restaurant and a garden. All rooms… See more

Attractively set in Siracusa, palazzo salomone features air-conditioned rooms, a restaurant and a garden. All rooms boast a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk and room service for guests.

The rooms in the hotel are fitted with a kettle.

Guests at palazzo salomone can enjoy a continental or a à la carte breakfast.

The accommodation offers a range of wellness facilities including a hot tub and a sauna.

Syracuse Cathedral is 0.45 km from palazzo salomone, while Porto Piccolo is 2.1 km from the property. The nearest airport is Catania Fontanarossa Airport, 64 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $101

Hotel Roma

Rated 8.9 in 285 reviews

Hotel Roma is in the heart of Ortigia Island, next to the Cathedral. It offers free lobby Wi-Fi and modern… See more

Hotel Roma is in the heart of Ortigia Island, next to the Cathedral. It offers free lobby Wi-Fi and modern, air-conditioned rooms.

The Roma Restaurant serves new and traditional Sicilian recipes. Drinks are served at the bar and can be enjoyed in Piazza Minerva square.

The Hotel Roma is 2 km from the Paolo Orsi Archaeological Museum, named after the famous archaeologist who was also a regular guest of the hotel. Neapolis Park is 2 km away.

Rooms from $238

B&B Palazzo Del Sale

Bed & Breakfast

Rated 9.1 in 296 reviews

This boutique hotel is in the centre of Ortigia, near Piazza Duomo. It is set in a historic building with high ceilings… See more

This boutique hotel is in the centre of Ortigia, near Piazza Duomo. It is set in a historic building with high ceilings and stone walls. Each of the 6 rooms is spacious and unique. There is free Wi-Fi in the lobby.

All rooms at Palazzo Del Sale include satellite TV, air conditioning, and a minibar. Several of the rooms also have a terrace. The bathrooms are made with local materials, such as lava stone and terracotta.

Palazzo Del Sale is close to the Aretusa Fountain, to the Maniace Castle and to all the most important churches of Siracusa. Enjoy a walk along the Lungomare promenade, which circles the whole island.

The hotel may only be available for long stays of 2 or more nights.

Rooms from $100

CinqueSuites Ortigia

Bed & Breakfast

Rated 8.8 in 401 reviews

Offering a sun terrace and barl, CinqueSuites Ortigia is set in the the centre of Ortigia, 350 metres from Syracuse… See more

Offering a sun terrace and barl, CinqueSuites Ortigia is set in the the centre of Ortigia, 350 metres from Syracuse Cathedral. Free WiFi is available throughout.

The modern accommodation comes with a seating or living area, flat-screen TV and balcony. The en suite bathroom includes a shower and free toiletries.

The area is popular for snorkelling and diving. The bed and breakfast also offers bike hire. Syracuse Cathedral is 300 metres from CinqueSuites Ortigia, while Porto Piccolo is 1 km away. The nearest airport is Catania Fontanarossa Airport, 50 km from the property.

Rooms from $122

Hotel Gutkowski

Rated 8.4 in 404 reviews

Located by the main landmarks of the historic centre of Siracusa, Hotel Gutkowski overlooks the sea and is comprised of… See more

Located by the main landmarks of the historic centre of Siracusa, Hotel Gutkowski overlooks the sea and is comprised of 2 old buildings, which originally housed local fishermen and craftsmen.

Restored in a contemporary style, yet respectful of the Sicilian tradition, the Gutkowski boasts natural colours, intimate interior and a friendly atmosphere.

A buffet breakfast is offered daily including homemade cakes and yogurt, cheese, eggs and hot drinks.

Every room of this historic establishment is a bit different from the other ones, according to its position in the property. Some of the rooms face the sea, others, quieter, overlook the surrounding rooftops or face a typical old street.

Rooms from $85

Ortigia Boutique Palace

Aparthotel

Rated 8.3 in 628 reviews

Boasting a bar, Ortigia Boutique Palace is a aparthotel situated in a historic building in the centre of Siracusa, close… See more

Boasting a bar, Ortigia Boutique Palace is a aparthotel situated in a historic building in the centre of Siracusa, close to Cala Rossa Beach. There is a private entrance at the aparthotel for the convenience of those who stay. The aparthotel has family rooms.

All units are fitted with air conditioning, a toaster, a fridge, a kettle, a bidet, a hair dryer and a wardrobe. Each unit has a coffee machine, a private bathroom and free WiFi, while some rooms include a terrace and some have sea views. At the aparthotel, every unit comes with bed linen and towels.

There is a coffee shop on-site.

Popular points of interest near the aparthotel include Aretusa Beach, Syracuse Small Beach and Tempio di Apollo. The nearest airport is Catania Fontanarossa, 64 km from Ortigia Boutique Palace, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $84

La Maison

Bed & Breakfast

Rated 9.5 in 311 reviews

Situated in Siracusa, La Maison provides accommodation 150 m from Syracuse Cathedral and 1 km from Porto Piccolo. Free… See more

Situated in Siracusa, La Maison provides accommodation 150 m from Syracuse Cathedral and 1 km from Porto Piccolo. Free WiFi is offered.

All units feature air conditioning and a flat-screen TV. Some units include a terrace and/or balcony.

Breakfast is available every morning, and includes buffet and Italian options.

Archaeological Park of Neapolis is 3 km from the bed and breakfast, while Ospedale Rizza is 4.4 km away. The nearest airport is Catania Fontanarossa Airport, 63 km from the property.

Rooms from $200