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Grand Hotel Excelsior

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
The Grand Hotel Excelsior is located in the historic and commercial center of Reggio Calabria, in the splendid natural scenery of the Strait of Messina, in front of the National Museum of the "Magna Grecia" which hosts the famous Bronzi di Riace, close to the sea and the lovely Italo Falcomata shoreline drive (Italy’s most beautiful kilometre). The main tourist attractions can all be reached on foot from the hotel: the cathedral, the art museum, the Cilea theatre, the San Giorgio church, Villa Zervi, the Aragonian Castle and the Ottimati church. Hotel guests are just a short walk from Corso Garibaldi for a nice stroll or for a shopping excursion. Refined and elegant, with a spacious Business Centre and exclusive Roof Garden, the Grand Hotel Excelsior is the ideal solution for business travellers or for romantic weekend getaways in the lovely Calabrian city. Located just 4 km from the airport, our hotel is ideal even for the most demanding of guests and a perfect temporary headquarters for business travellers. The Business centre of Grand Hotel Excelsior can host up to 200 people and offer an extensive variety of room dimension and utility; Congress halls, suites for smaller business meetings or brief seminars. These comfortable luminous fully equipped spaces will add to your Event, congress or business meeting a touch of elegance and professionality. The Grand Hotel Excelsior has 84 rooms, all of which are elegant and comfortable. Of these, 8 suites have a spacious living area. Furnished tastefully, many of them have a splendid view of the seafront and the Straits of Messina. A high standard of quality answers the needs of those on business trips or travelling. At the 5th floor of the Grand Hotel Excelsior you will find the Restaurant Gala and the best view of the city and the Straits of Messina. Restaurant offers the regional and Mediterranean cuisine and an excellent traditional Italian cooking. The renowned exclusive and refined atmosphere make it an ideal place for a Gala, Business dinners, but also intimate and romantic panoramic terrace overlooking the Straits and watching the sunset, unforgettable! professional barmen. Gala Restaurant is open all year round for resident guests and visitors. In the spacious and welcoming hall is located Lounge Bar “Excelsior” it serves informal and appetising aperitifs and cocktails prepared by professional barmen.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room service
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Centrally Located


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91Great for walkers
Grade: 91 out of 100
69Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
8Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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The hotel was well kept, it has a stunning view from the breakfast area, however the breakfast could have some more fruits. It is close to the beach (1euro/day). The hotel is well located near the city center of reggio calabria. We had to pay for parking.
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Response from PublicRelationOffice, Pubblic at Grand Hotel Excelsior
Responded 4 Mar 2018
Dear xavierrabcd, thank you for the good score and the nice words about our Hotel, and thank you also for your opinion and advise about the breakfast service, we sure will use it to improve our performances. About the parking, we have a secure garage, for a fee, and free parking subject to availability, in the area surrounding our Hotel.We hope next time to give youour best service. Best Regards Public Relationships Office
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concering the expesive price (more or less € 100,-- a night) was i dissapointed. The staff are like machines. Only react on goodmoring / goodevening, when you say it, they are very easy out of concentration in conversations, and in restaurant (what is a very cold, big hall,
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Our travel group stayed on November 27th, 2016. My room, if you could call it that, was just large enough for what I would call a "COT." It was hard to negotiate as the room was so small and there was too much furniture. The bathroom had no vent and there was MOLD everywhere
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This was part of a Globus tour and was a superb choice for seeing the area prior to traveling to Sicily. Staff was helpful throughout our stay and I recommend this highly for individuals and families who visit this wonderful area. The rooms were exceptionally clean and
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Response from GDIMEO, Room Division Manager at Grand Hotel Excelsior
Responded 8 Dec 2016
Dear TomHustad, thank you for the great review and all details about Hotel facilities and Hotel staff. We hope to see you soon in our Grand Hotel Excelsior and in the meantime we send you our best regards Gennaro Di Meo
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When we arrived at the hotel and asked for a room we were told the price would be $150.00 for two people. I mentioned that L had seen it for $96.00 per night. When I showed the manager the $96.00 price on my iPad he seemed genuinely surprised but made no offer to reduce our
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Response from GDIMEO, Room Division Manager at Grand Hotel Excelsior
Responded 8 Dec 2016
Dear Lee ann b, I'm sorry for what happened in our Hotel during your stay and I'm really disappointed with my staff because they did not tried to contact me for the price question. At my return in the Hotel the receptionist has described about the showed Internet Hotel price and he has communicated that the rate of 96,00 Euro was the price for the single occupancy (one person) In any case I wish apologize for the unsuitable service you reserved and I will assure you the best condition in case you will return in Reggio Calabria in our Hotel. yours sincerely Gennaro Di Meo
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Is there secure parking?
Good afternoon, Yes, we have a safeguard parking place, which is an extra (10,00 euro per day). Kind regards Irene Coluccio
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Is there parking?
Good afternoon, Yes, we have a safeguard parking place, which is an extra (10,00 euro per day) or un unattended ones, which is free. Kind regards Irene Coluccio
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Come si mangia al ristorante dell'hotel excelsior?
Ristorante Galá
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Hola, tienen parking?
Hola, no, no hay parking tampoco.
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"Dont stay on the 1st floor till its renovated!"
"single room is very narrow, but clean. Toilet and lavet are soo close you can not sit on a normal way on the toilet"
"Best to avoid this place if at all possible............."
"High floor overlooking Straits of Messina"
"Sea View rooms best!"
US$101 - US$173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ItalyCalabriaProvince of Reggio CalabriaReggio Calabria
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