The interior contains a series of rooms designed for guests' comfort, starting with the reception open 24h, continuing in the various halls decorated with Persian rugs and Sicilian style furniture and the very pleasant room where it is possible to taste one of the many blended selected by the bar which is reserved for guests.
Set in a 12,000 square meter estate, among orange and olive tree groves, the hotel has maintained the characteristics of a farm with high walls forming an large courtyard which the public rooms overlook and the rooms in the back overlook the large garden which houses the wonderful pools.
Elegant, where every detail has been though of, with epoch furniture and terra cotta floors evoking an ambiance of times past, the 24 rooms of Il Podere possess the best comforts for a 4 star hotel in Syracuse. Refined beds in hardwood are combined with tasteful lights and top quality fabrics knowingly placed in large bright spaces which make all the hotel's room inviting. Some have pleasant balconies, ideal for enjoying breakfast during warm months. Rooms are available in standard and junior suite versions, in singles, twins and doubles, some are equipped for the disabled and available for non-smokers with anti-allergy mattresses and fabrics, all have a private bathroom with bathtub or shower and hairdryer, and for maximum comfort air conditioning, LCD TV, telephone, minibar and safe.
Inside the upscale restaurant, characterized by an elegant atmosphere and embellished by sophisticated table settings, which boast precious fabrics and china, you can get a taste of traditional Sicilian cuisine, with Mediterranean and International fusion entrees. The scent and color of the earth and the sea, mixed with ancient flavors, are reproduced in the chef's recipes, which are simple, yet sophisticated, highlighting the Sicilian character of the entrees. The freshest vegetables, mountain meats, freshly-caught fish, traditional cheese, and, to top it all off, the classic ricotta-cheese desserts and the overpowering scent of Sicilian fruit and flowers, lie on the palette of our Syracusan chef. The 200 seats set up inside the gorgeous winter garden that surrounds the pool turn the Il Podere restaurant into the perfect spot for banquets, for special events, weddings and ceremonies.