Gagliardi Boutique Hotel

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Val di Noto & The South East  |  Noto

10 bedrooms

A charming hotel enjoying a privileged location in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Noto, a city blessed by stunning baroque architecture.

Situated almost in the shadow of Noto’s famous cathedral, on the doorstep to a fascinating array of history, culture and architecture, a stay at Gagliardi Boutique Hotel provides a wonderful private space at the heart of the best of the Val di Noto. The hotel itself is set in a late 19th-century palace, combining artistic splendour with a homely feel sure to be welcomed by guests.

There are so many unique spaces and vantage points throughout the hotel in which guests can choose to rest and relax or soak up the surrounding baroque buildings that Noto is so famous for. The small and secluded garden is a peaceful space to escape to out of the afternoon sun, sitting back with a good book from the on-site library under the bitter orange trees. The Terrace is another famed feature of Gagliardi Boutique Hotel, offering a wonderful vantage point for admiring the likes of the Cathedral of San Nicolò and several surrounding churches, best enjoyed alongside a glass of wine or a hot drink from the on-site coffee house or bar.

The comfortable rooms are spacious and well equipped, classically decorated and boasting striking furnishings and artwork. All come with a flat-screen television, air-conditioning and Wi-Fi, achieving a combination between tradition and modern convenience. You won’t want to spend too much time in your room however, with all the attractions of Noto to discover, as well as plenty of day trip potential to destinations such as Modica and Ragusa.

Official local hotel rating: 4 star

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Facilities in hotel

Bar service (in the garden and on the roof terrace), boutique, art gallery, Wi-Fi.

Facilities in room

En-suite bathroom/shower room, minibar, safe, air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, 4K satellite television, telephone. 

Location

  • Beach: 7.5km
  • Restaurants: 50m
  • Shops: 500m
  • Main town: In Noto, Syracuse 37km, Modica 38km
  • Airport: Catania 88km, Comiso 76km, Palermo 316km

Rooms at Gagliardi Boutique Hotel

Classic

Sleeps up to 2 

   

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Superior

Sleeps up to 3 

   

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Deluxe

Sleeps up to 3 

   

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Junior Suite

Sleeps up to 3 

   

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Suite

Sleeps up to 3 

   

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About the Local Area

ABOUT AREA

Noto is a little jewel of Sicilian Baroque. UNESCO heritage site since 2002, the city was entirely rebuilt after 1693’s earthquake in a late Roman Baroque style, with wide parallel streets that run from east to west to be lit by the sun from sunrise to sunset. Three big stunning churches with their staircases overlook the three squares of Piazza Immacolata, Piazza Municipio and Piazza XVI Maggio.

LOCAL BEACHES

Vendicari, Noto
In the heart of Vendicari Nature Reserve lies an 8km stretch of golden sand dunes, lagoons, cliffs and hidden bays. There are no sun loungers, bars or water sports and no crowds. A truly wonderful place to swim and well-suited to families but be sure to take anything you might need including water with you.

Marina di Modica
Here you will find a beautiful sandy beach which is great for swimming, and many sand dunes. In the high season there are many activities restaurants, cafes, shops and ice-cream parlours.

Fontane Bianche
The beach of Fontane Bianche, about 15 km from the centre of the city, is named after the many natural spring water found in the area. The beach is a long stretch of fine sand surrounded by luxuriant vegetation and a very popular tourist hotspot.

FESTIVALS

Infiorata di Noto is one of the most impressive exhibitions of the art of decoration with flowers. During the third weekend of May, every year, several artists work to create carpets and pictures made of flowers along Via Corrado Nicolaci. The breath-taking show includes the creation of about 30 paintings that revolve around a different theme each year.

THINGS TO SEE & DO

Val di Noto
Drive around the late Baroque towns of the Val di Noto. The valley holds a series of picturesque towns composed almost entirely of Baroque churches, palaces and house - a must see for architectural and historical enthusiasts.

Cavagrande del Cassibile
Located few kilometres from the little town of Avola, Cavagrande del Cassibile it’s a huge nature reserve that surrounds the canyon formed by the little Cassibile river. The Canyon is about 10 Km long and has steep stone walls and fresh little lakes located at the base, where it is possible to have a bath.

Mulino ad Acqua – Museo Cavallo d’Ispica
A beautiful original watermill exhibit from the early 18th century - open every day and night visits are also available to pre-book.