The hotel is a unification of multiple buildings, renovated on the grounds of architectural discoveries that have been gradually uncovered.
Only materials of Mediterranean origin and local workmanship were used in the construction.
The result is a luxurious resort that combines medieval and Sicilian Baroque elements.
It is a striking embodiment of the surrounding landscape and the passage of time: an elegant and evocative atmosphere of timeless style, color, and harmony.
THE FIRST "ALGILA HOUSE"
The hotel opened in 2008 after more than 2 years of work.
The three building complexes, including residential housing, were all brought together through a unique restoration project, thanks to the vision of architect, director and screenwriter, Manuel Giliberti. The ancient facade, wooden coffers on the ceilings, arches, and secret passageways.
An engineering and stylistic challenge that made the embrace of cultures typical of Ortigia and Sicily a reality.
It was built in the second half of the 1700s by the storied Syracuse family on the foundations of medieval dwellings that has been destroyed in the 1693 earthquake.
A true monument of the late Baroque, as recognized by Ministry of Education records in 1917.
Doomed to decay over the course of several decades, in 2014 a resurrection project was finally entrusted to Giliberti, with the grand opening held in 2016.
Harmonious lines, polished stone and colorful tiles, furniture that complements the combination of rustic art and period pieces from Sicily, Spain and Morocco.
Each room is like an island with a breath of serenity and storied character.
Taormina, Etna & Eastern Sicily
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