Really on Etna
The extreme hotel for those not satisfed
Hotel Corsaro The highest Hotel on Etna
Hotel "CORSARO" sits at an altitude of 2,000 metres on highest volcano in Europe: Etna. The origin of the hotel dates back to the 1940s, when buses and travel agencies discovered Mount Etna. The Corsaro restaurant became a fixed stopping point along their Grand Tour of Sicily. Later, the restaurant expanded into the hotel of today. The Corsaro family stood up to the volcano’s temperament, fighting against several eruptions in the last twenty-year period, despite the prevailing view that the south side of the volcano is the ’safe’ side. The most devastating for the hotel was the eruption of 1983, which destroyed the entire original building. In 1985, reconstruction of the hotel began, which was completed in the 90s. Hotel "CORSARO" is immersed in the fascinating landscape of Etna Natural Park and UNESCO protected zone. It is located just 300 metres from the cable car, chairlift and ski-lift. Hotel "CORSARO" is an ideal base for excursions to the top craters and for winter sports activities. Recommended by the most prestigious tour guides as a friendly stopping place for people who wish to visit the volcano, to ski in Sicily, or to view the most unique landscape in the world, while at the same time enjoying comfortable rooms and delicious home cooking.
Hotel CORSARO has 17 rooms delightfully furnished in wood, each provided with satellite-TV, direct telephone, and a private bathroom with a hairdryer. You have a range of room styles from which to choose: rooms with romantic king size beds, to large family rooms that view from the highest terraces the magnificent landscape of Catania’s Gulf. In a natural context, unique in the world, Hotel CORSARO gives international researchers a place to live in close contact with a permanently active volcano. The proximity to Etna’s spectacular lava eruptions is often just a few kilometres. All mountain lovers will have the opportunity to enjoy long pleasure walks in the forest in the summer and, ski, downhill and cross-country, during the short, but intense, Etna winter.
Restaurant Sicilian typical cuisine
Hotel Corsaro’s restaurant offers its guests rich buffets of traditional Sicilian cuisine. Dishes range from many hot and cold appetizers, pastas (3 / 4 choices), meats (4 / 5 choices) to the varied hot and cold contours, from vegetables to cheese and salami, ending with sweets and fruit. Constant guest satisfaction is our pride: restaurant “Corsaro” is marked by the most prestigious national and international guides, Michelin, Touring Club, Gambero Rosso, Guida Veronelli, Lonely Planet, etc..
Wellness area offers sauna, whirpool, chromatic shower, steam bath, infusions corner and relax zone. It is open from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Reservation needed: one hour in advance for sauna and steam bath, two days in advance for whirlpool. We will not take long range reservation. Special offer: area is free to guests who reserve directly by our website.