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Grand Hotel Excelsior

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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
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
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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Minibar
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Centrally Located
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Grade: 91 out of 100
69Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
8Attractionswithin 0.5 km
433Reviews
522Photos
5Q+A
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We are an older couple who like to travel independently and we first came across this hotel when we drove into Reggio without a booking . We inquired re vacancies and we were immediately welcomed by the manager who made us feel very much at home and assisted us in every way.
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Response from GDIMEO, Room Division Manager at Grand Hotel Excelsior
Responded 8 Jun 2016
Dear Morswazza, it's been a pleasure to accomodate you two times in our Hotel and It's pleased for us to read your considerable review. We are happy you felt at home with our services and our mission is to communicate to everyone our passion for tourism and our love for the hospitality. We should be glad to see you again in Reggio Calabria in our Hotel and assuring you all the best we send you our best regards Gennaro Di Meo
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This hotel has clean, spacious rooms and a beautiful dining room with a view of Sicily and Mount Etna (which happened to be erupting during our visit). While the area is quite busy, there is a nice walk along the sea shore a couple of minutes away. Not sure if there are rooms
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Response from GDIMEO, Room Division Manager at Grand Hotel Excelsior
Responded 5 Jun 2016
Dear Edukate50, many thanks for your nice review and we are pleased that you choosed our Hotel for your stay in Reggio Calabria. All the staff is at your disposal for any new next reservation and with pleasure we should be glad to give you a nice room with sea view Yours sincerely Gennaro Di Meo
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I visited in September 2015 for just over a week with my mum dad and daughter.We had lovely rooms which where very clean and spacious . The restaurant on the fifth floor offered a great breakfast together with a beautiful view across the strait to Sicily .It doesn't get better
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Rooms were big and clean, equipped with all the needed services, as well an A/C unit (much needed when we visited Reggio) and (free) Wifi. We were lucky enough to secure a room facing the "Stretto di Messina", but -in case there are none left- make sure to have breakfast on
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If you are in Reggio as a tourist it will be difficult to find a better location for a four star hotel. The Excelsior is in front of the Magna Grecia museum and with some steps you are in the Lungomare Matteotti, which is a must in Reggio Calabria. The breakfast is also very
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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!"
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PRICE RANGE
US$101 - US$172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
ItalyCalabriaProvince of Reggio CalabriaReggio Calabria
NUMBER OF ROOMS
84
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