Hotel Minareto

5 Stars

  Via del Faro Massolivieri, 26 - 96100 - Syracuse, Italy View Map

Few places in the world offer the same historic past of Sicily. Even fewer hotels offer the same amazing stay you can enjoy at Hotel Minareto in Siracusa. Hotel Minareto is a 5-star luxury hotel overlooking the sea, set in a dreamy environment surrounded by nature. The hotel is close to the Natural Marine Reserve of Plemmirio, which faces Ortigia Island, UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy unforgettable days lying on the beach or diving from the rocks in a crystal-clear sea. Hotel Minareto offers access to 3 different beaches, sandy and rocky. Visit the historic centre of Siracusa in style, taking advantage of the shuttle boat provided by the Hotel upon request. When it's time to relax, do so in a comfortable and elegant room, designed and made by the architects Bacci from Tuscany. The rooms feature furnished balconies, where you can sit down and enjoy a beautiful sea view. The technology on offer at Hotel Minareto includes state-of-the-art commodities, like LCD TVs that can browse the internet. A truly Sicilian experience must feature delicious foods. You are sure to savour the best regional and national recipes at Hotel Minareto's restaurant. In summer you can also dine on the roof garden.

Hotel Details


Hotel Minareto is equipped to meet all the needs of our guests. We have ample parking, pool, shuttle service to the historic center of Siracusa, four meeting rooms and a wonderful roof garden to relax while enjoying a good drink.


Hotel Minareto was born on a promontory that draws from the lyric of its naturalistic beauties and from the charismatic power of history the pride of standing in front of the island of Ortigia, a masterpiece of art and history, a UNESCO heritage site. It is said that it is precisely on this hill, surrounded by the sea, and dominated by the imposing Red Lighthouse, that Archimedes placed the burning mirrors to burn the Roman fleet, and thus defend Syracuse from the siege of the consul Marco Claudio Marcello. Even today, the two ends of the gulf are reflected in each other revealing their centuries-old and mystical charm. Our structure extends over an area of ​​25,000 square meters, within the protected oasis of Plemmirio and in total harmony with the environment, enjoying the peace of a panoramic promontory and at the same time the fervor of the historic center, reachable by few minutes. Hotel Minareto has three different private accesses to the sea that allow our guests to enjoy both the soft golden sand of our beach, which evokes the classic Caribbean islets, and the rocky bottoms of the cliff, from which it is possible to enjoy a sea clear and dense vegetation, having the feeling of being on the open sea but at the same time feeling enveloped by the coast on which the hotel stands.The geographical position of the hotel is strategic for visiting Eastern Sicily (the Baroque heritage of UNESCO of Syracuse and Noto, the natural reserves of Vendicari, Cava Grande del Cassibile, Pantalica, the island of the Correnti, Piazza Armerina, Modica, Ragusa, Catania, Etna, Taormina).


We have 87 comfortable and brighty rooms, including Standard, Plus and Deluxe, and also 6 Junior Suites and 3 Suites You will be always surrounded by a mediterrean nature including many different garden plant, also secular olive trees, carob trees and palms. You will reach your room , crossing a decored footpath in a privacy atmosphere. Rooms are designed and produced hand-drawn by Prof. Roberto Bacci and Architect Filippo Bacci both famous architects from Tuscany, in three different styles: Harmony, Romantic and Deco. Our rooms are sea views and with large balconies furnished with chairs and tables where you can relax enjoying a particular and unique landscape on the sea of Ortigia island. Our guest will receive every kind of attention enjoying all our conforts and services .Exclusively for them we have realized a unique and personalized courtesy line , only high quality cosmetic products ; further it is possible from each room to be connected with internet using the LCD Samsung television with 32'' screen or whichever laptop, using ethernet cable. The Suites are very wide and confortable, real piece of art design, with an exclusive private access to the sea , to be part of a reserved and styled place. Relaxed and cuddled by our beautiful settings, you will enjoy of wonderful panoramic balcony , to taste delicious dishes, into a magic atmosphere, or only to relax yourselves enjoying all comforts.


At disposal of our customers three Lobby Bar, Roof Garden and the "Nesos Restaurant", a refined and distinguished, where you can enjoy delicious dishes of Italian and Sicilian tradition.


Hotel Minareto was born on a promontory which draws from the poetry of its natural beauty and the power of the charismatic history of the pride stand in front of the island of Ortigia, a masterpiece of art and history, heritage of UNESCO. It is said that it is precisely on this hill, surrounded by the sea, and dominated by Red Lighthouse, where the scientist Archimede positioned the ustori mirrors to burn the Roman fleet, and thus defend Syracuse from the Consul Marcus Claudius Marcellus's attack. Even today two parts of the natural gulf are reflecting their secular and mystical charm.

Hotel facilities

  •  Car Parking
  •  Non smoking rooms
  •  Air conditioning
  •  Fitness Center
  •  Conference rooms 3
  •  Disabled Facilities
  •  Restaurant
  •  Check-in at From 14:00
  •  Lobby Size VL
  •  Laundry Service
  •  Shuttle bus to/city center
  •  Bus Parking
  •  Car Renting
  •  Minibus parking area
  •  Authorized coach parking
  •  Pet allowed
  •  Projector available
  •  Meeting room
  •  Baby sitting
  •  Shuttle bus to/from airport
  •  Outdoor Swimmingpool
  •  Solarium
  •  Voltage 220

The Hotel Minareto is perfect for who wants to travel by car. The accommodation is with air conditioning. The hotel is suitable for sportsmen. The property is fully equipped with a conference room. The Hotel Minareto offers disabled facilities. Guests can use the hotel's restaurant. The Hotel Minareto offers a laundry service. There is a mini-bus service to the city centre. The hotel is suitable for large and small groups. The hotel has a car rental service. The hotel is ideal for both large and small groups wishing to saty there. The hotel will host your pets. There is a projector available for the use in meetings. The hotel is great for those who travel for work. The hotel is ideal for families with small children. There is a mini-bus service for guests to the local airport. The hotel is suitable for sportsmen. There is a solarium on the premises.

The hotel provides either its own car park or a nearby one with a special agreement; being not included in the room price, for a paid parking the payment have to be carried out directly on the spot.

Rooms facilities

  •  Television
  •  Direct Dial Telephone
  •  Air conditioning
  •  Mini Bar
  •  Hairdryer
  •  High Speed Modem
  •  Safe Box
  •  Satellite TV
  •  Alarm Clock
  •  Radio
  •  Movies

The Hotel Minareto offers the use of a TV in the rooms. Accommodation has direct dial telephone in all rooms. The Hotel Minareto offers a minibar service. The Hotel Minareto rooms offers the use of an hairdryer. Guests have access to a fast internet connection in the rooms. Accommodation has a safe in all the rooms. The hotel offers a wake up service for guests. The accommodation offers a radio service for its guests. The Hotel Minareto offers a movie service.

 Public transport

  • Airport: CTA
  • Time to the Airport: 55 MIN
  • Railway Station: SIRACUSA
  • Time to the Railway Station: 10 MIN
  • Distance from the city center: 8 KM
  • Distance from the airport: 50 KM
  • Fair site: FIERA DEL SUD
  • Distance from Railway Station: 7 KM
  • Time to the bus stop: 10 MIN

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