Stepping into Hotel Algila is akin to embarking on a historical holiday. Originating from the harmonious merger of three ancient towers in 2008, this hotel is a living testimony to Siracusa's rich past. The restoration, helmed by the illustrious architect Manuel Giliberti, has breathed life into medieval and Sicilian Baroque elements. Every arch and secret passage tells tales of a bygone era, beckoning guests into a world where art and architecture dance to the rhythm of authenticity.
The crown jewel of Hotel Algila is the majestic Palazzo Bongiovanni, a prestigious baroque palace dating back to the 1700s. Rising from the ruins of medieval structures devastated by the 1693 earthquake, this palace is a recognised monument of late Baroque splendour. Under Giliberti's adept hands, the once-fading grandeur of Palazzo Bongiovanni blossomed anew in 2016, rekindling the architectural flamboyance of yesteryears.
With 54 distinct rooms, Hotel Algila unfolds a picturesque journey through Sicily's essence. Every room is a canvas painted with unique colours, fabrics, and details reflecting Mediterranean culture. The rustic artistry blends seamlessly with antique furnishings from Sicily, Spain, and Morocco, crafting a homely yet luxurious ambience for those seeking a slice of paradise. Rooms with panoramic sea-view terraces and Jacuzzis await. Modern comforts are at your fingertips, ensuring a tranquil retreat amidst historical grandeur.