Alexander Art Nouveau Suites is a beautiful B&B in Noto, in the province of Syracuse, Sicily. It is located in the outstanding capital of the Baroque whose historical center is recognized among the UNESCO World Heritage sites. You will be welcomed in a historic house of the late 19th century that combines the Neoclassical style with the first examples of art nouveau. The building has been faithfully restored by the owners who have carefully preserved the original architecture by recovering local materials to give back the original style of the house. The man who built it was a Superior Officer of the Royal Army, whose wife Carmela was the daughter of Prince Ottavio Nicolaci of Villadorata. Today the house belongs to Donna Maria Francesca Nicolaci, daughter of the last Prince of Villadorata. The B&B has a perfect position to visit the historic center of Noto, the Duomo, the Church of SS. Salvatore, the Town Hall and the Vittorio Emanuele Theater. Via Nicolaci is just a few steps away, where every year takes place the Infiorata. From the house you will enjoy an amazing view of the sea over the gulf of Noto and you will be surrounded by the greenery of a 1200 sqm garden. From Noto you can reach other wonderful Sicilian cities including Scicli, Modica, Ragusa and Siracusa.
All rooms at the Alexander Art Nouveau Suites B&B are full of history and love. The Nicolaci dei Principi di Villadorata suite, accommodates up to 4 people and includes a bedroom with a cast iron double bed with art nouveau floral decorations, a living room with Sicilian terracotta floor and 19th century relief tiles, walls with stone arches and colored glasses overlooking the sea. The 20 square meters bathroom is on two levels with a Jacuzzi and waterfall shower. The superior room Arancio dei Conti di Nicara is triple, including entrance, bedroom and bathroom. Among the furnishings you will find paintings, many of which are the work of the father of the owner, a painter and sculptor. Also the canopy wrought iron bed and late 19th century Sicilian furniture. Renè Jules Lalique de luxe double room is dedicated to the famous artist, with a decorated bronze bed and Murano glass chandeliers. The room overlooks the Arabian garden and the sea. Finally, the double room Stone Garden has a brass bed, a porcelain chandelier and a view of the historic center known as the “Stone Garden”. All rooms have balconies with panoramic views, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, minibar, safe, satellite TV. The bathrooms are private, with window, hairdryer, superior shower and mirror.
Alexander Art Nouveau Suites B&B is the perfect place where to enjoy Sicilian hospitality even through food. The breakfast buffet, served in the Rococo style hall, is rich in genuine local food. All baked goods are served freshly baked while desserts and cheeses are prepared by skilled local artisans. Gluten-free or vegetarian dishes will be prepared on demand. Outdoor, you can relax in the Arabian garden among jasmine, roses and orange trees. Also the B&B is located next to the public gardens where you will find taxis for all destinations and shuttles to reach the beach of Noto.