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Aretusa Vacanze is located in a completely renovated 17th-century building at the center of Syracuse's Ortygia Island. It offers self-catering rooms.

At Aretusa Vacanze B&B all rooms are spacious and offer a kitchenette, free Wi-Fi, and an LCD satellite TV.

Aretusa Vacanze is close to the Arethusa Fountain and Piazza Duomo, one of the main squares. The sea is a 5-minute walk away. A sweet and savory buffet breakfast is served daily.

Breakfast and aperitifs are served on the roof terrace, with views of the Bay of Syracuse.

This is our guests' favorite part of Syracuse, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Aretusa Vacanze B&B has been welcoming guests since May 26, 2004

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Syracuse, this property has an excellent location score of 9.8!

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Gluten-free, Buffet


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Closest beaches
  • Cala Rossa Beach

    7.5 Good beach
    250 feet from property
  • Aretusa Beach

    7.6 Good beach
    550 feet from property
  • Spiaggia di Punta Carrozza

    8.1 Very good beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • Spiaggia del Minareto

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Playa del Sol Taguali

    8.0 Very good beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Spiaggia Massolivieri

    8.5 Very good beach
    1.4 miles from property
  • Spiaggia Punta del Pero

    7.7 Good beach
    1.4 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Hi. What is the charge please for the airport shuttle to and from Catania Airport please? We will be 5 adults and a 19th are old child. Thanks
    Transfer normally is 90 euro for one car, I need to ask for 6 people... When you need it? Regards. Flavia
    Answered on July 6, 2022
  • Is there a lift
    yes of course
    Answered on October 10, 2022
  • hi, is it possible to get 4 rooms with 2 single beds each? we are a group of 8 colleges so all need their own bed thanks
    Good morning, yes of course, but naturally depend the moment and according to our availability Let me know which dates Thanks
    Answered on November 4, 2022
  • Do you have any rooms with a balcony? And is breakfast still served on the rooftop terrace? Thank you.
    Same rooms are with a very little balcony. Breakfast is served on the terrace. Best regards. Flavia
    Answered on August 23, 2022
  • is the bathroom on same level as bedroom in the split level studio apartment.
    one bathroom next the bedroom, another bathroom downstairs.
    Answered on October 27, 2021
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Amenities of Aretusa Vacanze B&B
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Terrace
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Stovetop
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Minibar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and charges may apply.
  • Parking Off-site Additional charge
  • Strollers
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Mosquito net
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Laptop safe
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Aretusa Vacanze B&B takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Until 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 20 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa CartaSi Diners Club American Express ATM card Aretusa Vacanze B&B accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform Aretusa Vacanze B&B of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Parking is subject to availability due to limited spaces.

License number: 19089017B402047

FAQs about Aretusa Vacanze B&B

  • Aretusa Vacanze B&B offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Room options at Aretusa Vacanze B&B include:

      • Double
      • Triple
      • Quad
      • Studio
      • Apartment

    • The nearest beach is 350 feet from Aretusa Vacanze B&B.

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to Aretusa Vacanze B&B by:

      • Taxi 1h

    • Check-in at Aretusa Vacanze B&B is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • The prices at Aretusa Vacanze B&B may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Guests staying at Aretusa Vacanze B&B can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Gluten-free
      • Buffet

    • Aretusa Vacanze B&B is 1,650 feet from the center of Syracuse.