Messina is one of the main cities in Sicily. Located on a strategic position and towering over the Strait of Messina, its cultural significance has not waned over the centuries and it now attracts thousands of tourists every year. We’ve put together a list of the 10 best hotels in the city that should suit any traveler to this ancient town.
Located in the heart of Messina, close to the local university and the law courts, Hotel Messenion is a 4-star hotel with a modern, captivating décor that offers all the comforts any tourist could want. It boasts 18 double rooms that can function as single rooms too, amongst which two are equipped with facilities for disabled guests and six are superior rooms for those who want to indulge in something a little extra. All of them are elegantly fitted, soundproofed, with en-suite facilities, air conditioning, a mini bar, a safe and satellite TV.
Situated in central Messina, in the pedestrian precinct close to the local Duomo, B&B Lepanto enjoys a convenient location in the city because of its proximity to the major monuments as well as to the local nightlife. The bed and breakfast offers double and triple rooms, along with a great breakfast, free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, TV and telephone services. It is also possible to book a shuttle bus to and from the airport as well as a guided tour of Messina itself.
Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of city life, but not too far away from the cultural sites of Messina, Residence Acqua del Conte is a newly built structure that appeals both to short stayers and to long-term planners. The décor is basic but modern and elegant, with exclusive furnishings and fittings and rooms with minimal décor and small balconies overlooking the city. Residence Acqua del Conte boasts free-of-charge washing machines as well as all the comforts that are necessary for a holiday on this edge of the Sicilian isle.
With a vintage design recalling the atmosphere of the 1960s, Garibaldi R&B is a great option for those who want a unique stay in Messina. It is located in front of the so-called “sickle of Messina”; the curved strip of land which encloses part of the sea and welcomes any who arrive into the city’s famed port. Garibaldi R&B offers a transfer service to and from the airport, as well as a mini tour of the city for those who want to be introduced to the major monuments and places in Messina.
Messina 41 Guest House was conceived in order to enable any guest to enjoy the comforts of a 3-star hotel whilst taking advantage of the prices of a Bed & Breakfast. Renovated in 2014 with a modern, simple décor, its aim is to combine relaxation, modern comforts, value prices and an accessible service. A friendly reception and a good location only add to the overall charm.