My wife and I spent 11 days in the old Roman town of Salemi. We are so happy we chose to stay with Nicola. His apartment is perfectly situated inside the old city. His place is tastefully furnished with all the amenities you need to feel right at home. We enjoyed meeting Nicola, he is friendly, hospitable, and very accommodating to our needs. He also gave us a tour of his vineyard which they use to produce their own wine. We enjoyed eating black berries off his tree and walking through his wheat field. The apartment was especially quiet, which we appreciated since we are light sleepers. We thoroughly enjoyed walking through the narrow roads in this town and found it to be very romantic and a truly special place. If you ever find yourself in beautiful Salemi, we highly recommend you stay with Nicola.
In Nicolas apartment we really felt like at home :) It is cozy and even bigger than we expected. We were siting in really cozy (and as we think brand new) kitchen for a while when we understood that there is a living room were we can chat even more comfortable and listen some music :D Nicola is a great guy, contacted us in advance letting us know he is waiting for us, even turned on heating before we came as it was quite cold and stormy days of April. He also helped us to find locations we needed, he was concerned if everything went well during our stay and asked what could be better, but we had nothing much to say. :) Streets are close to each other and GPS sometimes loses it's way, so take a glance to the route before driving. :)
It was perfect at all. The flat is big, clean and cozy. Nicola was very friendly and attentive. He prepared for us information on Russian language about bars, restaurants, drugstore, post etc and it was so nice. I absolutely recommend Nicola and his flat for visiting. If I will go to Salemi I stay in Nicola's flat.
Mille grazie to a great host. Nicola has been extremely helpful from the time of the booking till we left the house after a 3-night stay. He had no problem to change our reservation even just a week before our arrival in order to accommodate another two people in his flat and was extremely patient with our delayed flight/arrival. The flat is much bigger than I expected and was ideal for four people. The house was clean and tidy and it was equipped with the basics, such as coffee, salt, sugar, olive oil etc in the kitchen and towels, soap and shampoo in the bathroom. Nicola gave us all the information we needed when we checked in and he let us check out late on the last day, after a long night celebrating a Sicilian wedding. The house even has a parking spot just outside, however be careful in driving in Salemi. The house is located in the centre and the roads are narrow. Leaving the car in the main square is an option and then walking to the house takes less than 10'. I can't thank Nicola enough for his hospitality and the bottle of wine we gave us as a present. We are looking forward to coming back to Salemi :)
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Nicola took excellent care of us in every way and even took us to the beautiful farm owned by his family where they grow grapes and olives. We were then taken to one of the ancient sites near Salemi that goes back to pre-Greek times. We then were given a tour of the town. I can personally recommend the Mafia Museum. It is not just a bunch of exhibits but are rather chilling interactive experience. You can feel the real shock of those times back in the 70s, 80s and 90s.
Beautiful apartment, spacious, clean, comfortable, and just a few minutes' walk from the castle, cafe, and restaurants. We thoroughly enjoyed meeting Nicola and getting to know Salemi through his eyes. I would absolutely recommend this place to anyone. If you're visiting Salemi and have a car, Salemi is a delightful little town from which you can drive an easy distance to Castellammare, Marsala, etc.
A very active hospitality from Nicola, who guided us through the narrow streets of Salemi and listened to our needs and remained available. The apartment is comfortable and well equipped and most conveniently located downtown. It is consistent with the description and photos of the site. An interesting and useful addresses for a stay to discover Salemi and its region.
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We would stay here for a month if we could! Spacious, clean, comfortable and bright apartment. Great location to visit many, many locations in the area. Enjoyed driving in the historical center to get to the free and safe parking next to the apartment. This was one of the nicest apartments we stayed in on our 14 days touring Sicily. Salemi is a unique town also to just walk around and enjoy the history. We would and are recommending this to friends and family!