Al Belvedere Salina among the best independent hotels in Italy

HotelsCombined awards the Residence Al Belvedere Salina like one of the best hotels in Italy and in Messina. 

HotelsCombined (, the most popular hotel comparison tool among Australia, Asia and the UK and with a strong growth trend in Italy, has released the official list of the best independent hotels in Italy according to travelers. The hotels have been valued on the base of more than 260 million reviews and opinions written by the customers.

Belonging to this group of excellence means representing the highest quality standards in the hotel field. The average obtained from the award-winning hotels is of 9.37 within a maximum of 10 points, that compared to the standard of the sector – 7.12 – awards the winners among the 1% of the best accommodation facilities in Italy and in the best 3% of the world. In particular, Residence Al Belvedere Salina has received 195 reviews and a total rating of 9.8 on 10. This incredible result projects the Residence Al Belvedere Salina to the top list in the area of Leni. Among the most important criteria of choice there are the number of reviews received, the average final vote, the absence of unsolved serious problems or complications brought about by several customers over extended periods of time. In addition, HotelsCombined takes into high consideration the way the staff of the facility responds to the attested team of excellence, demonstrating its commitment to provide prompt assistance.

The owner, Francesca Cincotta, commented: "The immense pleasure that every day our guests give us through their reviews, fills us with joy and makes us continue with more and more passion to offer that family atmosphere that, together with the thousand colors and scents of our island, gives our guest a unique and authentic emotion. At Al Belvedere Salina we like to think that our guest can find that place to feel at home, without frills and tinsels, just in the simplicity of gestures and flavors".

"Since the beginning of our shared adventure – adds Laura Lo Mascolo, CEO of Interlude Hotels & Resorts, a hotels brand the Belvedere Salina belongs to - we understood that the real luxury for our guest was represented by the authentic emotions, from the silence, from the intense scent of the gardens, from the strokes of the colors at the sunset, from the peaceful breath of extinct volcanoes, from the stars in the sky, from the typical flavors of the tradition. This recognition fills us with pride and it is a stimulus to continue to improve the quality of our services, in order to always offer our future guests purely unforgettable moments and flavors".

The Certificate of Excellence is an immediate symbol of international quality, able to influence the choice of the hotel, particularly in English speaking countries. The purpose of this recognition is to highlight to the future guests the facilities  able to make their customers happy, respecting the highest standards of the quality service. "The aim of HotelsCombined is to create a simple and independent tool for comparing hotels. In ten years we have become the most comprehensive and affordable travel site in the world" - says Gian Marco Forcella, Italian spokesman for HotelsCombined. "The price level of HotelsCombined Italy is cheaper than any major online travel site in 8 cases of 10, but it is easier to be verified by everyone." "With this award we want every user to be able to recognize without effort those hoteliers, who work for the happiness of their guests, just like the Residence Al Belvedere Salina". "Receiving this certificate is a recognition of absolute quality, the result of passion and hard work that, it is clear, distinguishes the Italian hoteliers of success."