The 10 Best Hotels in Modica, Sicily

We found the following to be the 10 best boutique and luxury hotels in Modica, Sicily.

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Situated in the Hyblaean Mountains, Modica is a city in the Province of Ragusa in Italy with a rich history that stretches back to the Middle Ages. It is part of the eight UNESCO Heritage Val di Noto sites in southeastern Sicily. The city is famed for its spectacular Baroque architecture, steep staircases, and narrow, winding streets.

It is no surprise that hotels in Modica seem to all look magnificent. Selecting from an abundance of charming options may leave you baffled. To help you with that, we’ve put together this list of the ten best hotels in Modica, Sicily. We will also be listing their amenities so you can check which ones cater to your needs.

The Best Modica Hotels

This list is arranged alphabetically.

1. Cambiocavallo – UNESCO Area & Resort
2. Ferro HotelHotel Palazzo Failla
3. Hotel Principe d’Aragona
3. Modica Boutique Hotel
4. Modica Palace Hotel
5. Pietre Nere Resort & Spa
6. San Giorgio Modica Hotel
7. Torre Del Sud HotelTorre Don Virgilio

1. Cambiocavallo – UNESCO Area & Resort

Cambiocavallo UNESCO Area & Resort

Sheltered by lush Arabian-Mediterranean greenery, Cambiocavallo UNESCO Area & Resort is a 4-star hotel in the peaceful countryside of Ibla. This charming boutique hotel was refurbished from an 18th-century posada (a coaching inn for travelers on horseback). The hotel’s interior features traditional Sicilian and contemporary minimalist design with tiled roofs, exposed stone walls, bamboo canes, and wooden-beamed ceilings.

Cambiocavallo UNESCO Area & Resort has eight elegant rooms that provide the comforts of a modern hotel. Six deluxe rooms are located on the ground floor. Each with an en-suite bathroom, minibar, flatscreen TV, and veranda. The suites each have canopied double beds, a lounge area, an entrance hall with two twin beds, and a bathroom with a hydro-massage bathtub. 

Perks and Amenities:

  • Concierge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry Service
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Restaurant

Location: C. da Zimmardo, Km. 5, Provinciale Modica-Pozzallo, Modica, Sicily, Italy | Website

2. FerroHotel

FerroHotel in Modica Sicily

Located just 700m away from the central square, FerroHotel has given a new lease on life to this decommissioned dormitory for railway workers. It showcases a novel contemporary design revolving around train travel.

Although it is only a few minutes from a train station, this hidden gem is quite difficult to find. So it’s best to do your research or use Google Maps to locate the hotel since some locals may not be very familiar with the hotel, too.

But once you arrive, you’ll be greeted by the helpful staff at the hotel’s 24-hour reception. You’ll be shown to a spacious air-conditioned room equipped with an LCD TV, minibar, safe, desk, and plenty of outlets for charging devices. Some rooms also offer panoramic views of the Monserrato Hills.

Perks and Amenities:

  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Babysitting Services
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Concierge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Pet-Friendly

Location: Via Stazione S/N, Modica, Sicily, Italy | Website

3. Hotel Palazzo Failla

Hotel Palazzo Failla in Modica Sicily

If you want an elegant place that matches the spectacular views of Modica, book a room at Palazzo Failla. This luxury hotel exudes character and charm with its ancient stone walls, frescoed ceilings, rich fabrics, antique furniture, and chandeliers. This restored historical building provides a settling like that of a Baroque painting. It is the epitome of extravagance and grandeur.

Although it features classical architecture, this luxury hotel also provides the comforts of modern accommodation. It even has an on-site Michelin-starred restaurant, Locanda del Colonnello, that serves traditional Sicilian cuisine with a twist.

Perks and Amenities:

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Concierge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service

Location: Via Blandini 5, Modica, Sicily, Italy | Website

4. Hotel Principe d’Aragona

Hotel Principe d'Aragona in Modica Sicily

Principe d’Aragona Hotel is strategically situated on Corso Umberto I, the main road of Modica’s historic center. Aside from its prime location, this 4-star property boasts a spectacular outdoor swimming pool, 35 air-conditioned rooms equipped with modern amenities, free parking, an elegant lounge, and excellent restaurant service. 

Perks and Amenities:

  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Babysitting Services
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Concierge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry Service
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Swimming Pool

Location: Via Stazione S/N, Modica, Sicily, Italy | Website

5. Modica Boutique Hotel

Modica Boutique Hotel in Modica Sicily

The newly opened Modica Boutique Hotel perhaps offers the most modern amenities among all the hotels on this list — from allergy-free rooms and special diet menus to electric vehicle charging stations. All 59 guest rooms are designed to maximize guests’ comfort. This sophisticated hotel has a sauna, an outdoor heated swimming pool, and exclusive access to the property’s private beach.

Perks and Amenities:

  • 24-Hour Service
  • Babysitting Services
  • Baggage Storage
  • Fitness Center
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Laundry, Dry Cleaning, and Ironing Services
  • Outdoor Heated Pool 
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Spa

Location: Via Variante Ss 115 21/D, Modica, Sicily, Italy | Website

6. Modica Palace Hotel 

Modica Palace Hotel Modica Sicily

Modica Palace Hotel is a stylish property in Modica’s Sacro Cuore district. The hotel exudes Sicilian elegance and modern sophistication. The rooms all have air-conditioning, flat-screen televisions, minibars, and en suite bathrooms. Other conveniences you can enjoy when you book here are a 24-hour reception, room services, and an outdoor pool with a swim-up bar. 

The hotel is also home to the famous Murika Restaurant, which serves delectable Mediterranean cuisine made from local and organic produce.

Perks and Amenities:

  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Baggage Storage
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Infinity Pool
  • Laundry, Dry Cleaning, and Ironing Service
  • Pet-Friendly

Location: Via Pablo Picasso 1, Modica, Sicily, Italy | Website

7. Pietre Nere Resort & Spa

Pietre Nere Resort & Spa in Modica Sicily

Nestled on the slopes of the Ibleo plateau, Pietre Nere Resort & Spa offers elegant rooms and spacious suites. All luxurious rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, 26” LCD televisions with satellite channels, and private bathrooms with hairdryers. 

The resort’s wellness center has a sauna, Turkish bath, Scottish shower, sensory showers, and a relaxation area with a tea corner. Other hotel facilities include a restaurant that serves Mediterranean and gluten-free meals, a fitness area, a roof garden overlooking the Sicilian countryside, and an outdoor pool with a jacuzzi.

Perks and Amenities:

  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Airport Transfer
  • Baggage Storage
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Concierge
  • Fitness Center
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Kids Pool
  • Laundry, Dry Cleaning, and Ironing Service
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Spa

Location: Via Pietre Nere Cava Ispica 142, Modica, Sicily, Italy | Website

8. San Giorgio Modica Hotel

San Giorgio Modica Hotel in Modica Sicily

San Giorgio Modica Hotel boasts an enviable position in Modica’s historic center. It is right in front of Chiesa di San Giorgio (San Giorgio Cathedral), one of the places you should not miss when visiting Modica. This charming property used to be a private residence and was renovated into an exclusive 4-star hotel. Each room has a private bathroom, flat-screen TV, air-conditioning, minibar, and refrigerator.

As seen from the photo above, Modica’s spectacular Baroque architecture is evident in the hotel’s structure and layout. 

Perks and Amenities:

  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Baggage Storage
  • Concierge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Laundry Service

Location: Via Lanteri, 45, Modica, Sicily, Italy | Website

9. Torre Del Sud Hotel

Torre Del Sud Hotel in Modica Sicily

Chosen by guests mainly because of its location, Torre Del Sud (“Tower of the South”) offers the best of both worlds. The property sits on the modern part of Modica but is still close to its historic center. 

This 4-star hotel is perfect for those traveling for business or work. The hotel’s business center takes an entire floor and has large meeting rooms that can accommodate conferences, corporate meetings, and small team huddles.

Torre Del Sud Hotel has standard rooms for a relaxing stay and superior rooms that are equipped with all the comforts of a modern hotel. All guest rooms have air-conditioning and LCD televisions with USB ports and DVD players. 

Perks and Amenities:

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Baggage Storage
  • Concierge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Laundry Service

Location: Corso Sandro Pertini 42, Modica, Sicily, Italy | Website

10. Torre Don Virgilio

Torre Don Virgilio in Modica Sicily

Surrounded by olive trees and other Mediterranean plants, Torre Don Virgilio is a country hotel 11km away from Modica. The hotel was once a fortified farmhouse and home to Sicilian nobility in the 17th century. This charming hotel is the embodiment of the cottagecore aesthetic. It features rustic interiors with stone walls, wooden beams, flowered terraces, embroidered sheets, traditional furniture, and local artifacts.

The hotel has a solarium terrace, a garden, a pool, and a poolside bar.

Perks and Amenities:

  • Airport Transfer
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Baggage Storage
  • Chapel
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry and Ironing Services
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Pool

Location: Via Rocciola Scrofani 260, Modica, Sicily, Italy | Website

Conclusion

Our top picks are Hotel Palazzo Failla, San Giorgio Modica Hotel, and Torre Don Virgilio. The elegance of Palazzo Failla, the exquisite architecture of San Giorgio Modica, and the rich well-preserved history of Torre Don Virgilio give its guests an authentic Sicilian experience. 

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