Dating back to the 1920’s, this former post office is now a luxurious hotel in the heart of Siracusa, expect 1st class service from the moment you enter the grand light-filled hall, which is home to Il Cortile Restaurant and Champagnette bar.
Ortea Palace has 75 elegant rooms and suites, all are luxuriously furnished with chandeliers, fine linen, and beautiful marble bathrooms, a comfortable night’s sleep is guaranteed!
Il Cortile is the classy bistro which is open for lunch and dinner, with superb Sicilian light dishes. For an even more gourmet experience, treat yourself to a meal with the most superb view at Incanto, the fine dining restaurant located on the top floor of Ortea Palace.
This magnificent hotel could not be better located, moments from the many monuments including the Greek theatre, amongst other fascinating architecture and abundance of restaurants, and smart boutiques of Siracusa.
After a busy day exploring, you can retreat back to Ortea Palace for a revitalising massage, sauna, or perhaps a dip in the beautiful mosaic indoor pool.
Dining at Ortea Palace
Il Cortile Restaurant
A beautiful buffet breakfast is available every morning with a wide selection of fruit, yoghurt, cereals, cold cuts and cheese and eggs cooked to you liking and pancakes can be prepared for you
Lunch: 12pm – 2.30pm
Dinner: 7pm – 10pm
Beautifully prepared Sicilian and Italian dishes using the finest seasonal produce is available for lunch and dinner
Dinner: 7pm – 11pm
Incanto is the fine dining restaurant with magnificent views over Ortgia’s port. Reservations recommended.
Open 10am – 1am
Located in the light-filled main hall, Champagnette Bar is open all day, whether you fancy a delicious coffee or a fine wine or speciality cocktail, this is a wonderful spot for a refreshment.
Located below sea level, this cellar is the perfect climate to store a wide selection of Sicilian and international wines, food and wine tastings are available here.
Open 10am – 8pm
With it’s beautiful salt-water mosaic tiled heated indoor pool, Finnish sauna, Turkish bath, whirlpool, unique Cloud 9 machine, chromatherapy showers and massage and treatment rooms, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to being pampered. Reservations recommended. There is also a small boutique on the Spa floor.
There is a well-equipped fitness room open 24 hours for guests use.
Check in and check out information:
Check in time: 2pm
Check out time: 11am
Please note that that all hotels in Italy charge a small tourist tax which is payable locally, Ortea Palace charges €2.50 per person per night. This be also be detailed on your itinerary.
Siracusa – 2 mins walk
Catania Airport – 50 mins drive