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Posted On August 22, 2023 By Louis

The Top Hotels in Agrigento Sicily

Agrigento, a hilltop city on Sicily's south coast, has a long history dating back to around 582 BC. Founded by Greek colonists, it is known for its beautiful beaches and ancient ruins, including the Valley of the Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hotels in Agrigento Sicily are also superb with a lot of Sicilian tradition and architecture.

a map of the best hotels in agrigento sicily

How we select the best hotels in Agrigento

When curating the best hotels in Agrigento Sicily, we place a strong emphasis on properties that offer prime locations near the city's ancient Greek ruins and archaeological sites, such as the iconic Valley of the Temples. Guest reviews are closely examined, prioritizing hotels with exceptional ratings for their tasteful decor, top-notch service, premium amenities, and authentic dining experiences that showcase the region's flavours.

We favour accommodations that seamlessly blend Agrigento's rich historical heritage with modern comforts and design elements, whether they are converted historic buildings or contemporary properties that pay homage to the area's cultural roots. Hotels providing breathtaking views of the ancient ruins or the picturesque Mediterranean landscape are highly desirable, as our selections aim to fully immerse guests in the unique character and charm of this captivating Sicilian destination.

Luxury Hotels in Agrigento Sicily

Luxury Agrigento hotels offer the finest accommodations, from spacious and well-appointed rooms to lots of amenities. You can expect to find plush bedding, marble bathrooms, and technology in your room. The service from the staff is usually top notch and go the extra mile. You will usually find the hotels in excellent locations either in the centre or close to the Agrigento tourist attractions.

Villa Athena Resort

Villa Athena Resort is a 5* hotel in Agrigento a 1 minutes walk away from the Valley of the temples. It came from the 5th century BC and is one of only a few luxury hotels in the area. There is a new spa to enjoy, two restaurants with dinner right in front of the temples, and an open-air bar.

In the summer, you can lay around the freshwater pool under the sun or umbrellas and then jump in when it gets too hot. The rooms are incredible and some even have a terrace overlooking the valley or a private spa. The Villa Athena is one of my favourite hotels in Agrigento Sicily.

Find out more information and check the prices for Villa Athena Resort.

Villa Athena Resort Agrigento Hotel with Valley of the Temples view from the balcony. One of the best hotels in Agrigento Sicily

Hotel Exclusive

Hotel Exclusive is a 4-star Agrigento hotel located in the heart of the city, close to local transport, restaurants and things to do. Many of the rooms have balconies with views of the sea or the Valley of the Temples.

All rooms have free Wi-Fi and breakfast is included. You can also book a 1 or 2-bedroom apartment for a more luxurious stay. Reception is 24 hours and has other amenities like laundry services and an onsite bar.

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Hotel Exclusive Luxury room in Agrigento

Agrigento Hotels near the Ocean

Hotels in Agrigento, Sicily offer a unique experience. Nestled along the Mediterranean coast, many boast breathtaking ocean views. Sun-drenched terraces invite you to relax and savour the sea breezes. From modern resorts to historic inns, These Agrigento hotels provide easy access to beaches or the ocean.

Hotel Costazzurra Museum & Spa

The 4-star Hotel Costazzurra Museum & Spa offers a truly unique experience - it houses the world's only hotel archaeological collection, with exclusive rooms decorated with ancient artwork dating back over 2,500 years.

Situated near San Leone Beach, the hotel provides plenty of opportunities to soak up the Sicilian sun, including an 18-hole golf course, rooftop terrace, beach shuttle service, and water sports rentals. Relax and rejuvenate at the lavish La Grotta delle Muse spa, which offers treatments like facials, aromatherapy, and massages.

Enjoy authentic Italian and seafood cuisine at the on-site restaurant Il Grecale, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including kid's menus.

The hotel surrounds provide a tranquil oasis with lush gardens, a playground, and a seasonal outdoor pool with umbrellas. Guests can take advantage of free in-room WiFi and complimentary self-parking during their stay at this one-of-a-kind, archaeology-themed beach resort.

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Hotel Costazzurra Museum & Spa, one of the best hotels in Agrigento Sicily near the ocean

Baia di Ulisse Wellness & SPA

The 4-star Hotel Baia di Ulisse Resort & SPA was fully renovated in 2016. It's the only Agrigento hotel with direct access to a private beach via a pine forest path. Highlights include a kids' playground, poolside terrace overlooking the Mediterranean, and outdoor hot tub.

The 92 elegantly simple rooms feature terraces - some with sea views, others overlooking colourful gardens. Enjoy panoramic ocean vistas from the pool area. Room options range from singles to family-friendly quadruples.

Soak up the Sicilian sun at the private beach or poolside at this classic yet modern Mediterranean escape.

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Baia di Ulisse Wellness & SPA

Hotel Riviera Palace

The Riviera Palace Hotel is right on the seafront in Porto Empedocle. Just 20 meters from the sea. Ideally located between two major sites - Agrigento's Valley of Temples and the Scala dei Turchi rock formation.

It has 31 beautifully appointed rooms. Most rooms offer sea views. Rooms provide maximum comfort with air conditioning, free WiFi, rainfall showers, and satellite TVs.

Highlights include a swimming pool area and banquet hall. Upscale accommodations near top archaeological attractions.

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Hotel Riviera Palace a Agrigento Hotel on the beach

Boutique Hotels in Agrigento Sicily

Boutique hotels are typically smaller than the usual hotels, and they often have a unique personality and charm that reflects the local area. Staff are usually very attentive and tend to know your name and preferences. For a truly personalised experience, consider exploring boutique hotels in Agrigento.

Doric Boutique Hotel

There is the eco-friendly Doric Boutique Hotel which is a 4-star Agrigento hotel a few minutes away from the Valley of the Temples. Here you find many amenities such as a full-service spa, a pool, a fitness centre, a playground, and a restaurant onsite. Included is free parking for the car, free wifi to connect to and aircon.

There are only 28 rooms so very boutique and friendly plus 10 of the deluxe rooms, with private heated pools and stunning views of the temples.

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Doric Boutique Hotel Agrigento Ariel view of property and pool. One of the best eco friendly hotels in Agrigento Sicily

Hotel Villa Romana

Hotel Villa Romana is a newly built 4-star beachfront hotel near the Scala dei Turchi. Some rooms have a terrace or balcony with sea views, and all rooms have free Wi-Fi and private parking.

The hotel has its own private beach with umbrellas and sunbeds, or you can relax at the outdoor pool with sea views. There is also a beachfront restaurant, bar, and pool bar, so you don't have to leave the hotel.

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View of the ocean and pool from the terrace of Hotel Villa Romana Agrigento

Baglio Della Luna

Agrigento Hotel Baglio Della Luna is a 4* boutique hotel in Agrigento. It was built in the 13th century and restored in the 16th century. Onsite there is a hot tub and restaurant for traditional Sicilian cuisine.

The rooms at the hotel are large and range from doubles to suites. I personally like the rooms with a balcony as you can open up the doors and take in the incredible views of Agrigento.

Free wifi is included as well as parking and air conditioning. If you want to do some site seeing the staff can help book you some tours or tell you where to go.

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Classic hotel suite in Hotel Baglio Della luna

Family Friendly Hotels

Family-friendly hotels in Agrigento Sicily typically have amenities that are designed to make your stay with your children more enjoyable, such as larger rooms, kids clubs, restaurants on site and sometimes pool facilities. The locations are usually near things to do in Agrigento and the staff are usually more trained and patient with children.

Colleverde Park Hotel

The Colleverde Park Hotel is a 4-star family-friendly hotel in Agrigento near the Valley of the Temples. There are just 48 rooms and the accommodation provides cribs, childcare services and babysitting. You can enjoy the terrace, plus there is a bar & coffee shop onsite.

Other amenities include free wifi, a gym and dry cleaning services. For dinner, they have a large restaurant that features traditional Sicilian cuisine. Agrigento town is just a few minutes away or 15 minutes from the Scali Dei Turchi. Small pets are even allowed.

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Colleverde Park Hotel Agrigento Premium Room

Hotel Dioscuri Bay Palace

Hotel Dioscuri Bay Palace is a 4-star hotel in Agrigento in the ocean-side town of San Leone. They have a semi-Olympic swimming pool and an open-air solarium with sun loungers and umbrellas. Other amenities include an inside bar or the choice of the pool bar, Free wifi is included plus fenced car parking if bringing a car.

Cribs are available for the little ones. Staff are multilingual and can help book excursions for you and your family. The beach is down the road and plenty of restaurants nearby.

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Family hotel room in the Hotel Dioscuri Bay Palace Hotel Agrigento

Budget-Friendly Agrigento Hotels

Budget-friendly Agrigento hotels are typically much cheaper than other types of hotels, which can save you a lot of money on your trip. They tend to give you all the basics like wifi, a bed, a private bathroom or shared and if you are lucky free breakfast.

Hotel Della Valle

One of the top Agrigento hotels in terms of price is the 4 star Hotel Della Valle. The hotel is a short walk away from the Valley of Temples and closest you will get on a budget. You can relax at the pool or even enjoy their onsite spa.

Rooms at Hotel Della Valle are large and have a good selection to cater for all guest sizes. In the hotel, you will get free wifi and also parking if you are taking a car. The station is a 15 minute walk, including the town's restaurants or you can dine onsite.

Find out more information and check the prices for Hotel Del Viale.

Large premium room at Hotel Della Valle Agrigento

Hotel Dei Pini

Hotel Dei Pini is a 4-star property in a convenient location in Agrigento. It is halfway between Porto Empedocle beach and the valley of the temples, whilst the famous Scala Dei Turchi is only 5km away.

The hotel has a stunning outdoor pool, and terrace and also includes a tennis court. They are a large property so have many rooms including singles and doubles. Inside the rooms, you will find air con and safes for your valuables.

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Hotel pool in the sun with a table of flowers

Hotel Del Viale

Hotel Del Viale is a 3* hotel in the Agrigento city centre that is very cost-effective. It is close to most of the popular restaurants in town. Amenities include a cafe, laundry services and a bar.

Guests can also have access to free wifi, free parking, bike rentals to get around town, air conditioning in the rooms plus a safe for the valuables. A hearty Sicilian breakfast is also available.

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Hotel Del Viale clean room in Agrigento

If you are looking for more accommodation in Agrigento and not just hotels, you can read our blog that goes into more villas and bed & breakfasts.

Tips for booking Hotels in Agrigento 

  • Before booking an Agrigento hotel, be sure to read reviews from other guests. Read at least 10-20 recent online reviews to get a good idea of the property. I pay attention to both positive and negative feedback.
  • Agrigento is a popular tourist destination, so it is advisable to book your hotel early, at least 6 months before your travel dates. This will give you the best chance of securing a room at a great hotel in your preferred location.
  • If you are planning on renting a car, be sure to check the parking situation at your hotel. Some hotels offer free or discounted parking, while others charge a daily fee. This could save you a lot of money, especially if you are staying in a busy area.
  • Look out for complimentary breakfast at your hotels. The property restaurant in Agrigento are usually superb and can save having to go out for breakfast. Some also charge a fee but is nominal on top.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the best hotels in Agrigento Sicily?

Villa Athena Resort & the Doric Boutique Hotel are the most popular hotels in Agrigento.

What are the most affordable Agrigento hotels?

Hotel Del Viale & Hotel Dioscuri Bay Palace are the best hotels for value in Agrigento.

What are the best hotels in Agrigento for families?

The top family hotels in Agrigento are Colleverde Park Hotel & Hotel Dioscuri Bay Palace.

What are the best Agrigento hotels for couples?

For couples, the top hotels in Agrigento are Doric Boutique Hotel & Villa Athena Resort.

What are the best hotels in Agrigento Sicily for breakfast?

Villa Athena Resort & Hotel Exclusive have the best breakfast out of the Agrigento Hotels.

What are the best Agrigento Hotels that have a pool?

Hotel Dioscuri Bay Palace, Villa Athena Resort, and Hotel Villa Romana are the best hotels with a pool in Agrigento.

What are the best hotels in Agrigento with a view?

The best hotels with a view in Agrigento are Doric Boutique Hotel & Villa Athena Resort. They span the temples and other nice sites.

For more properties in Agrigento and not just hotels take a look a look at our bed & breakfast and villa's blog.

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