The Grana Barocco Art Hotel & Spa is situated in Modica, and emerges from the renovation of a period residence belonging to a noble family, dating back to the 1600's and is of particular architectural and artistic interest.
Situated in an excellent position, the hotel offers top quality comforts in luxury, finely decorated interiors; the guest rooms and public areas are enriched by frescoes, original period furniture, classic wooden desks, Baroque sofas in red and brown velvet (with Swarovski crystals set in the back), Sicilian wrought iron beds with mother of pearl decorations, stylish wardrobes and chests of drawers, bathrooms with Bisazza mosaiques and top quality bathroom fittings, majolica floors decorated completely by hand and finished using the ancient techniques of the Caltagirone master craftsmen.
The list of services on offer is completed by the elegant restaurant on the ground floor and the SPA which has a sauna, a Turkish bath and offers thermal and beauty treatments.
The architectural renovation preserved the iron curved baluster balconies, the illustrated shelves and the entrance porch with its pillars and figures.
The renovation took into consideration the ancient construction techniques and was carried out using eco friendly materials and alternative energy sources.
The hotel rooms feature a flat screen colour television and state of the art comforts.
The elegant suites feature two areas and can sleep up to 4 people.
Rooms available: Single, Superior Twin for Single Occupancy, Double Junior Suite, Twin Junior Suite for Single Occupancy, Twin Suite, Double Suite, Triple Suite, Quadruple Suite, Twin Suite for Single Occupancy, Deluxe Single, Deluxe Twin for Single Occupancy, Deluxe Double.
Services included in the price
- 24 Hour Reception Desk
- Air-conditioning in public areas
- Beauty Salon / Wellness Center
- Fitness Centre / Gym
- Internet Point
- Internet connection
- Left-luggage Facilities
- Multilingual staff
- Quick Check-In and Check-Out
- SPA / Spa Center
- Safe-deposit box
- TV lounge
- Tourist Information Offices
- Turkish Baths
Restaurant and bar
The ground floor restaurant opens up in to the vestibule which has a stone floor and is set inside an old cave (ancient dwelling of the first settlers in south western Sicily more than 3000 years ago).
Guests can sample the best of traditional local cuisine which has been re-worked to respect the best of Italian haute cuisine. The excellent ingredients are carefully selected by the chef.
The construction project has left the original spaces as they were, and thanks to the careful use of glass and clever lighting techniques, the unique characteristics of the cave are still visible.
Services available for a fee
- Babysitting Service
- Bicycle Hire
- Car Hire
- City Tours
- Coffee Lounge
- Daily papers
- Fax Service
- Hairdresser / Hair Stylist
- Horse Riding
- Interpreting Services
- Ironing Room
- Laundry Room
- Medical Service
- Motorbike / Scooter Hire
- Packed lunches
- Scuba Diving
- Snack bar
- Transport to/from the Airport
- Transport to/from the Beach
- Transport to/from the Exhibition Center
- Transport to/from the Port
- Typical local cuisine
Features of the hotel
- Bridal Suites
- Family Rooms
- Gay Friendly
- Historic building
- Historic residence
- Luxury Hotel
- Recently renovated
- Rooms for Non-Smokers
- Soundproofed Rooms
- Wheelchair Accessible Rooms
Location of the hotel
How to reach the hotel
- From the A18 Messina - Catania motorway, take the exit for Catania Primosole, continue towards Ragusa - Modica.
- Take the SS114 or the SS194 state road towards Ragusa - Modica.
- Take the SS115 state road towards Ragusa - Modica.
From Catania Centrale station, take the direct bus to Modica.
From Catania - Fontanarossa International Airport, take a bus to Modica.
On request, the airport and train station transfer service is available from Catania station (call freephone 800 008 777 - from Italy or +39 0226830102 from abroad).
Nearby points of interest
- Supercinema Aurora 720 m Corso Regina Elena, 48 - Modica
- Stadio Vincenzo Barone 1.63 km Via Nazionale - Sacro Cuore
- Municipio Di Modica 70 m Piazza Principe Di Napoli - Modica
- Maggiore 2.30 km Via Della Resistenza Partigiana - Sacro Cuore
- Maggiore-Pronto Soccorso 2.33 km Via Aldo Moro - Sacro Cuore
What to see
- Duomo Di San Pietro 90 m Corso Umberto I - Modica
- Aeroporto Di Catania 74.16 km Catania
- Modica 930 m Via Stazione - Modica
Grana Barocco Art Hotel & Spa: Reservation Conditions
Check Out: 12:00
Visa, American Express, Euro/Master Card, Bancomat ATM Card, Cash, Carta Si Note: this hotel does not accept reservations made by pre-paid / rechargeable credit cards.
No cancellation penalties will be charged if notification is given at least 2 days prior to arrival.
In case of cancellations made after this date or no-shows, the first night will be charged to the credit card provided.
No advance payment required; this room will be paid for directly at the hotel.
Note: these are the Standard conditions and may vary according to the season, type of room and rate selected. Please pay close attention to the details of the rate selected when making a reservation.
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