Dimora delle Balze

Strada Statale 287, Noto, Italy
Palazzolo Acreide
11 Rooms
Contemporary Classic & Quiet
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MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Sometimes it seems there’s hardly a square kilometer of Italy that doesn’t contain some unmissable sight or some unforgettable hotel. On the eastern side of Sicily, a half-hour inland from Syracuse, and even closer to the beautiful baroque town of Noto, is one of both: a masseria — an old farming estate — whose stone buildings and courtyards have been transformed into a contemporary boutique hotel called Dimora delle Balze.

Behind those stone walls, it’s decorated in that inimitably Italian fashion, with the ancient and the modern existing happily side by side. Modernist furnishings and rustic, well-worn architecture create plenty of visual interest, and the tension is resolved by the sheer comfort of the guest rooms. They’re all different, whether in the main house, an outlying building, or the estate’s tower — but they’re uniformly impressive, each one dedicated to a different artist or artwork.

There are also a wealth of semi-public spaces, from the three courtyards to the gardens, the pool deck, and the lemon orchard. A small spa and a dining room see to your body’s needs, and you’ll have the chance to improve your mind by taking classes as well — from cooking and pastry to art and photography.

Please note:
Dimore delle Balze is a seasonal hotel, open from Easter through the end of October.

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Dimora delle Balze
Strada Statale 287, Noto, Italy
Palazzolo Acreide

Amenities & Services

  • Free wi-fi
  • Free parking
  • Off street parking
  • Valet parking
  • Bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool (seasonal)
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Gym
  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • Concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Doctor on call
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Garden
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Wood burning fireplace
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Bikes available
  • Golf nearby
  • Wine tours nearby
  • Cribs (subject to availability)
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool

Need to Know

  • Children ages 3 and younger stay for free, and there is no additional half-board charge for them.
  • Eligible Plus reservations: Welcome amenities may be delivered to your room after you check in. A “Do Not Disturb” status may impact the delivery of these amenities.
Check in: 14:00
Check out: 10:30

Credit cards accepted

Sustainability Measures and Certifications

We ask every hotel in our selection how they are working to make a positive impact on the planet and in their community. This hotel has confirmed the following measures are in place.
Guest Rooms and Public Spaces
  • Gives guests the option to reuse linens and towels
  • No single-use plastic straws
  • No single-use plastics
  • Farms organic or hydroponic produce on property
  • Sources produce from local farms
  • Creates seasonal menus from locally sourced produce
  • Offers vegan menu options
  • Sources wine from organic and biodynamic vineyards
Community and Environment
  • Purchases from locally owned businesses
  • Trains staff in sustainability best practices
  • Trains staff in local cultural heritage
  • Restores and protects natural ecosystems and wildlife

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