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La Marsa Vacances

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Free parking
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport transportation
Kids pool
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Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
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84Reviews
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Positives: - The driver who collected us from the airport was friendly, helpful and kind - Falling asleep to the sound of the sea Negatives: So many problems with this resort, it's hard to know where to start! We were due to stay in October half term but checked out on day two,
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Response from Alessandro C, Responsabile reception at La Marsa Vacances
Responded 28 Oct 2018
We are glad you loved our transfer service and the atmosphere in front of the sea. We are sorry you wanted to have a sort of vengeance because we couldn't accept your request of refund but as we explained you chosed a not refundable rate and the payment was done several days before so we were not able to do it. In any case, we couldn't refund you for the swimming pool because as you can read in the reservation page the swimming pool is officially open until the 1st of October. Then, we know that you had bad luck with the weather but the bad weather of course is not our fault... The days before your arrival there were a lot of violent storms (we told you by phone and you didn't mention it in your review) and during the first day of your stay of course you noticed the terrible storm that caused so many problem in Sicily (we invite you to read the articles of the damages in Sicily). The pictures you took of the swimming pool were of the first day after the storm before the intensive cleaning... If you would have waited for the afternoon, you have seen that it was perfectly clean because we care about our guests. Our reception staff speaks very well English, French and Spanish and also in low season we offer a lot of services: breakfast, free sport courts, free bikes, organization of daily trips and boat trips, city tours, solarium and access to the sea. We have to remove the wooden platform of the sea access of your photo because of the bad weather but there were other 3 accesses to sea that you could use and that you can even see from the private terrace with sea view of your bungalow. We can understand that you didn't want to post a photo of that view and we are sorry that you wrote things that are not true. The only part that in this period is not available is the changing rooms area (guests staying in the bungalow or in the apartments don't need it because that can change themselves in their rooms) and this is the reason why the white railing in your photo is not painted. Mondello is only 1 km far from us, in 45 minutes you can even reach Capo Gallo. Mondello is still plenty of tourists and maybe you visited it the day of the storm with of course less people. This weekend for example the was a public concert. You can reach Mondello by our FREE Bikes, by bus (bus stop in front of us) or reserving our transfer service. The picture you took with the white complex that you think is the hotel is the part of the complex (with a local history) in which there are just some apartments and the restaurant... The hotel is inside! We really hope you can come back so you could completely change your mind!
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I have visited la Marsa for a tango summer weekend. We spent the afternoons, late nights and early mornings on their wonderful see front. The staff was welcoming and came to our aid when needed. The food they catered for the event was varied and well organized , albeit for very
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Response from Alessandro C, Responsabile reception at La Marsa Vacances
Responded 30 Oct 2018
We are really glad that you have loved our kitchen, our services and our unique location between sea and mountains. We hope to see you soon!
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In June I attended a very famos international tango marathon that took place in La Marsa Vacances and this is how I discovered this beautiful resort between the sea and the mountains. They have a beautiful green area and a nice swimming pool. It is right next to the sea and you
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Response from Alessandro C, Responsabile reception at La Marsa Vacances
Responded 30 Oct 2018
Thanks to you and to all the "people of tango" who made those days special for us too! You have enriched even more the atmosphere that you normally breathe during the summer.
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Beachfront hotel with quite spacious green territory, big swimming pool and delicious ice-cream in the bar. The beach consists of three parts and has enough sun beds for everybody at any time of the day. It was extremely beautiful to dance openair from sunset to sunrise,
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Response from Alessandro C, Responsabile reception at La Marsa Vacances
Responded 30 Oct 2018
Thank You very much for everything...we hope to see You again on Your next visit in Sicily.
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My wife and I came to La Marsa as part of our honeymoon trip and it was overall a very nice stay. First of all, the staff did my wife a huge favor to help surprise me for my birthday (the day we arrived). They set up our bedroom with rose petals, a bottle of wine and huge
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Response from Alessandro C, Responsabile reception at La Marsa Vacances
Responded 30 Oct 2018
Thank you so much for your kindness ... it was a pleasure to be part of your honeymoon. We hope to see you again and also offer our free bike rental service to move even more easily or our shuttle service that costs half of a taxi.
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Hard to get into a shower with broken door knob
Poorly put-together sink, that sloshed water onto the floor because it angled back. Mildly clean
Guests that stayed in La Marsa Vacances the previous year or months can buy a daily ticket: € 15 from Monday to Friday and € 25 from saturday to Sunday - a Not laboral day and the day before it are always € 25.
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"Bungalows were OK - clean but soulless. Shabby and slightly run down, but clean."
"I would have chosen a bungalow if I come back to this hotel."
"Bungalow 25 is the best"
"Bathroom is kind of small. For me no problem."
"Foreign tourists, avoid this place"
PRICE RANGE
US$79 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
ItalySicilyProvince of PalermoPalermo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
20
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