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Agave Residence Lipari

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Vico Selinunte, 98055, Sicily Italy
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#28 of 34 hotels in Lipari
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Agave Residence is a two storey nineteenth century gentleman’s residence, housing six mini apartments and nestled in the heart of the historic centre of the ancient town of Lipari, with frescoed ceilings, original majolica floors and antique furniture, along with sweeping roof top views, and just a short stroll to the sea front and the piazza of Marina Corta. Staying here is an unforgettable and wonderful experience. Agave Residence has a unique position from where you can enjoy the lively atmosphere of the town’s centre and the nightlife of the piazza, along with the characteristic setting of the fisherman’s quarter and the spectacular sea views from the roof top terrace. We are also able to accompany you to the nearby well-serviced beach of Canneto. A stay at Agave Residence is like living in your own comfortable home in the centre of Lipari with all the services you require: TV, telephone, security safes, heating and air conditioning, daily cleaning, fresh bed and bathroom linen supplied and cooking facilities. When the day of departure arrives Agave Residence farewells its guests as they are personally accompanied to the port.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Free breakfast
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Baggage storage
Express check-in / check-out
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Desk
Private balcony
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Seating area
Kitchenette
Microwave
Flatscreen TV
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Sofa
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Minibar
Refrigerator
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Hair dryer
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English, French, German, Italian
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Nara1387 wrote a review Aug 2017
Winterthur, Switzerland22 contributions5 helpful votes
First we couldn't find the residence as we only received the street name without a number. When we tried to call (the reception in these alley is really really bad) the woman on the phone was not really friendly and we had to wait quite a long time until we got picked up. The room we got is really nice, big and good located. Only the fridge was broken (no cool drinks during the hottest summer in Italy) and the safe didn't work (low battery). When we told the woman at reception that the fridge was broken and full of water she said that someone will have a look (only) the next day. We had more questions, but the phone rang, so she picked up and did not consider us anymore. This happend twice. She also did not give us any information at all even though we asked for them. The breakfast is also nothing really special. The internet works between 'not at all' and 'really bad'. The water for showering is cold. At check out we realized that most of the problems (being unfriendly, broken fridge which was never repaired etc) was mostly due to that one woman at reception. When we checked out there was a younger lady and a man, both were really friendly. When we told them that the fridge problem was still not solved, they didn't know about it and apologized.
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Date of stay: August 2017Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Heather T wrote a review Aug 2017
Seattle, Washington43 contributions23 helpful votes
It was like having our own apartment around the corner from Lipari Porto. We truly felt like we were living among the locals. That being said, one of the locals who lived downstairs had a baby that pretty much screamed bloody murder then entire 4 days we were there. That was a little disconcerting. The wifi did not work at all while we were there. There were a lot of stairs to climb to get to the apartment, and that was sometimes exhausting after a day of exploring. Having a bathtub was wonderful, after about a week of staying in hotels that had tiny showers. The showerhead in the tub blew out a lot of air, so when I took a shower, I spent the whole time trying to keep the shower curtain off of me. The bed was not the most comfortable in the world, but it was not the worst one we encountered on our trip either. Breakfast was at the nearby Hotel Meligunis, and the hotel provided us with a ride to the ferry on the day of our departure. All in all, we enjoyed our time at the Agave Residence, but I can see how some people might not like it.
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Date of stay: July 2017
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Lisa S wrote a review May 2017
New York City, New York334 contributions156 helpful votes
This tiny guesthouse is in Lipari . You are in the Aeolian Islands, known as the "Wind Islands" A musical instrument was named after these islands. Lipari is the only Island here that allows cars. It is the most practical Island, if you have small children or teenagers . The other islands in this part of the world are much more, Esoteric. I often stayed with friends from Genoa on their boat. The Islands are not protected much in the Harbors so the boats Tie up to each other for protection in the Harbor. Everyone serves Microwave Lasagna on their boats. People are friendly. Beautiful Rose wines are served for lunch. The winds here are famous and the water is choppy and not for the faint hearted. I grew up on a sail boat and my Father was Captain Hook on a boat, Really! So I am used to sea adventure. But I don't suggest it for most people. This part of the world used to be Ancient Greece and they say the a lot of Greek poetry was written while staying on these islands which were totally undeveloped until the 1960's. No electricity until 1960s. The water is rough and oddly enough the Islands were developed By a Scotsman, the only guy brave enough to Sail here. So there is a large aristocratic Scottish population on the Aeolian Islands. The sea is at its calmest in June, July and August. It's blistering hot During the day. But there are the most amazing ancient Fossils on the rocks coming out of the water. Truly Magnificent- Life here takes place at night. No one except people who work and have to make a living come out in the day before 12 noon for lunch. Then nap, then fishing, then dinner at 10. There is the most beautiful outdoor disco With Brazilian Music on top of the Raya Hotel on the Island of Panarea. Admission Charge,Expensive. Overlooking the Harbor on all sides. Memorable- The hotel there is a 5 star hotel. No TV On the Island anywhere when I was there Years ago. I liked it Very, very expensive. few Americans go. The Americans don't usually understand these Islands, which have rocky beaches. Uncomfortable, no modern conveniences what so ever. This is a place only for Speed boats from Milan and Sailboat Captains. Water can be Dangerous but, what history ! Ancient Greece at its best.
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Date of stay: June 2016Trip type: Traveled solo
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wicked_pickle5150 wrote a review Sep 2016
Sigonella, Italy6 contributions4 helpful votes
This place is geared towards fun and relaxation. The locals are so friendly and the food is amazing. Agave Residence is being renovated but it was still beautiful. The hotel staff fully explained all the sites and the rooftop breakfast was unbelievable.
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Date of stay: September 2016Trip type: Traveled with family
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Kimberly P wrote a review Apr 2015
Albuquerque, New Mexico27 contributions15 helpful votes
Lipari is delightful! Colorful alleys and winding streets. The Agave residence was perfectly located amidst it all, and it only took a while to get the lay of it. The apartment was clean, and had all we needed, except a coffee maker. But- the great cafe just down the road at the little port made up for it. It was off season, which made for quiet and rest also!
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Date of stay: March 2015
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PRICE RANGE
US$68 - US$157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
ItalySicilyIslands of SicilyAeolian IslandsLipari
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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Frequently Asked Questions about Agave Residence Lipari
Which popular attractions are close to Agave Residence Lipari?
Nearby attractions include Cala Junco (0.2 km), Museo Archeologico Regionale Eoliano (0.2 km), and Cattedrale di San Bartolomeo (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Agave Residence Lipari?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Agave Residence Lipari?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Agave Residence Lipari?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Agave Residence Lipari?
Conveniently located restaurants include Gilberto e Vera EnoPaninoteca, Il Corallo, and Fiore del Sale.
Is Agave Residence Lipari located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Lipari.
Are pets allowed at Agave Residence Lipari?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Agave Residence Lipari?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Agave Residence Lipari?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Villaggio Preistorico Di Portella (12.2 km).