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Vincenzo

La Casa di Argo

Excellent 9.6 / 10 (19 reviews)
via Baracche, 17 - Trapani (TP) - Area: city center | Map

La Casa di Argo


Category
Bed & Breakfast

Rooms
2

Breakfast
included

Bathroom
Private
Guests in this venue liked
  • Abundant breakfast
  • Charming property
  • In the city center
  • Spectacular view
  • At the seaside
  • The design of the property
  • Shopping area
  • Cheap
  • Near the airport
Description
The B&B "La casa di Argo", is in the old Borgo Marinaro 400 m from the port connections for Egadi, and the pedestrian area of the center.

The bus n. 10 connecting the town of Piazza Vittorio at 100 m from the station trains and buses. A 10 minute drive from the saltern. A 20 minute drive from Birgi which is also connected with public transport. Before the shuttle and then the No. 23 takes you under the cableway to Erice. A 20 minutes drive to Segesta, 25 Mothia, to 30 from Marsala, Selinunte from 60 minute and after Mazara del Vallo (the city of the Dancing Satyr).
Rooms and Rates
Conditions
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Conditions

Cancellation conditions (except for non-refundable rates)

You may cancel your booking without paying a penalty

Payment terms

Balance to be paid at check-out
For non-refundable discounted rates, when the facility requires it, the guest must pay in advance as indicated to complete the booking. Payment is not refunded in the event of a cancellation.

Rules of the house

Check-in time must be agreed in advance
Check-out time must be agreed in advance
For a booking including breakfast, breakfast is served from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Municipal tax of €1.00 per person per night is applicable
Fresh towels every 5 days
Fresh sheets every 5 days
Rooms are cleaned every 5 days. To allow staff to clean, we recommend leaving the room at 9:30 AM
Final cleaning is included in the price
No meal preparation allowed in rooms
No guests allowed in rooms

Other notes

271/5000
You do not pay in advance when booking because I trust people! The tourist tax is compulsory but I prefer to pay it to ask 1 € per day to my client. My guest is free to pay the bill when he wants but never at check in.

Camera Doppia

Maximum Guests: 2
The room is tastefully furnished to accommodate guests with special sense of beauty.
Room
Camera Doppia x 2
Maximum Guests: 2 / Breakfast Included / Private bathroom
Adults
Children
Children ages:
Breakfast
Breakfast Included
Basic rate
A night minimum stay applies for this room
No availability for this class of room for the dates selected. View calendar

Camera Singola

Maximum Guests: 1
Room
Camera Singola x 1
Maximum Guests: 1 / Breakfast Included / Private bathroom
Adults
Children
Children ages:
Breakfast
Breakfast Included
Basic rate
A night minimum stay applies for this room
No availability for this class of room for the dates selected. View calendar
from 60 € (1 night / 2 guests)
Features
Number of rooms with own bathroom but outside the room:
2
  • Kitchenette
  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast included
  • Romantic Atmosphere
  • Family
*Declared by the Innkeeper

Various information

  • Rooms with air conditioning
  • Internet access
  • English speaker
  • French speaker
  • German speaker

House features

  • Recently restored house
  • Sharing areas available for guests
  • Panoramic location
  • Insured house

Air conditioning and heating systems of the house

  • Certified systems
  • Air conditioning
  • Room temperature controller

Electric system

  • Certified systems

Services of the house

  • Kitchenette
  • Terrace

Facilities and services

  • Laundry
  • Beaches

Location and surroundings

  • City centre
  • Panoramic view
  • Near (within 10 mins) pubblic transports
  • Near (within 45 mins) train station / airport / port

Number of rooms

  • Total number of rooms: 2
  • Number of rooms with own bathroom but outside the room: 2

Size of rooms

  • Between 10 and 14 sqm

Bathroom facilities

  • Bathrooms restored in the last 5 years
  • Hair dryer

Room facilities

  • Children bed
  • Mirror or luggage case

Furnishing

  • Historic furniture
  • Terrace / balcony

Cleaning services

  • Every 4 other days

Services

  • Guides / maps / books available
  • Local events calendar
  • Shuttle service

Holiday themes - the place

  • Sea

Holiday themes - town size

  • Town - between 25.000 and 100.000 in.

Holiday themes - area features

  • Near monuments
  • Arts or archeologic area
  • Cultural events and arts exhibitions
  • Wine and food attractions area
  • Local crafts
  • Historic centre
  • Shopping area
  • Seaside

Holiday themes - house features

  • Family
  • Romantic atmosphere
Breakfast
Auguste Escoffier: "Good food is the foundation of true happiness"
The great Escoffier was right!
A nice breakfast in the morning prepares you to spend an exciting day
The glass of orange juice
The croissant (chocolate or yellow cream or ricotta cheese) and fresh bread from the baker
The organic jams: (figs, mulberries, lemon, tangerine, orange)
The fresh sheep's ricotta
Butter and yogurt and fruit
Coffee, tea
This is the basic breakfast but sometimes there are more surprises!

Hey from Vincenzo

Member since June 2010 | 32,009 hits
I do not like to describe myself, I can write about my hobbies:
Going to the theater "Massimo" to view and listen to an opera, a ballet or a concert;
Go to the Teatro Biondo to enjoy a beautiful text of prose;
Go around the stalls of the flea market in Piazza Marina in Palermo always;
Read a good book sitting on the last of the B&B terrace admiring the sunset on the Egadi;
Canoeing in front of the body of water of the salt pans of Trapani;
Go for a swim in the impressive Torre Ligny;
Stroll through the beautiful historic center of Trapani;
Preparing an appetizer to my guests returning from the sea;
Prepare breakfast in the morning under the canopy of the delights of the terrace and talk with my guests doing everything to make them feel at home, welcome to me is an art!
Think long if necessary to accept someone as a friend, but once decided, receive him with all your heart and speak with him openly as yourself.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Letters to Lucilius, 62/65.
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Response time: within a day
Area city center
The House of Argo is a B&B personally run by the proprietor and located in the sea town of Trapani, very close to the Tower of Ligny and the local fish market. The building dates back to early 1900 and it is a fisherman’s typical house.

Every morning fishing boats return to the harbour followed by seagulls flying behind.

When the wind blows you can smell the sea while sitting in the terrace, where a delicious breakfast is ready for you.

Take your swimming gear and have relaxing swims under the Tower of Ligny. From there you can enjoy one of the most impressive sunsets of Sicily. The place has an emphasis on peace and quiet. Walk in the pedestrian precinct of Trapani Baroque town centre and enjoy a romantic evening along the city walls of Tramontana overlooking the sea.

On the following day a trip to the Egadi islands is a must. At five minutes’ walk from the B&B there is the port of Trapani, where you can take a hydrofoil to Favignana, Levanzo and Marettimo. Moreover, a ten minutes’drive will take you to one of the most fantastic sights nearby: the Saline, salt-pans with windmills standing behind against the skyline, a stunning view in the moonlight; there you can also see flamingos in the water if you go for a ride early in the morning.

It will take you thirty minutes’drive to reach the isle of Mothia with its interesting museum, rich of Phoenician remains. You should also visit Marsala, a town famous for its excellent wines and wine cellars, where visitors can try some of the best ones; also the museum deserves a visit and you can admire a Punic ship there.

The House of Argo is conveniently situated for public transportation. A few minutes’walk takes you to a bus stop where you can catch a free bus to piazza Vittorio, and from there you can take bus 23 to the cable car station to Erice, a charming medieval village on the hill. Near piazza Vittorio there are the central Railway station and Coach station. The Segesta coach company runs buses to Palermo almost every hour. The airport of Birgi can be reached in twenty minutes
by car and a bus service is available from and to Trapani.

a discount is also granted to guests booking over 4 nights.

Argo, my dog, is waiting for you!
*Distances As The Crow Flies
In The Surroundings
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Excellent

Overall Rating 9.6 / 10
19 reviews
Property
Cleaning
Host
Location
Price/Quality
Breakfast
andrew
Property: 10 | Cleaning: 10 | Host: 10 | Location: 10 | Price/Quality: 10 | Breakfast: 10
We had a wonderful time staying with Enzo. A very special B&B indeed.
stayed from 10/27/2019 to 10/31/2019
trevor
Property: 10 | Cleaning: 10 | Host: 10 | Location: 10 | Price/Quality: 10 | Breakfast: 8
Clean, charming home with good sized room and private bathroom across the hall. Enzo, our genial host, lives on the premises so always available. He was most helpful in suggesting restaurants, day trips and providing local colour. On our late afternoon arrival he immediately took us to the nearby port for a coffee and best view of sunset. In our talking with Enzo we also found he is very knowledgeable about opera and ballet if you are interested (which we were).
stayed from 09/27/2019 to 09/30/2019
shelley
Property: 10 | Cleaning: 10 | Host: 10 | Location: 10 | Price/Quality: 10 | Breakfast: 10
Enzo and his dog, Argo were amazing hosts. Enzo was incredibly hospitable and went above and beyond the duties of a host. He helped us tremendously with our various travel arrangements and was a charming conversationalist. He was very generous with his time and with the information he imparted. We enjoyed spending time with him and we enjoyed the accommodations, especially the rooftop terrace.
stayed from 08/25/2018 to 08/26/2018
patrizia
Property: 10 | Cleaning: 9 | Host: 10 | Location: 10 | Price/Quality: 10 | Breakfast: 10
We had an amazing time at 'La Casa di Argò B&B. Our host Enzo was extremely welcoming and has exceeded all our expectations. His knowledge of both the city and surrounding area was very helpful to plan our daily visit when in Trapani. The room and the apartment itself are charming and have plenty of character. We felt very comfortable and at home. The B&B is positioned in the fishing quarter and it is very close to great restaurants, the port and the center of the town. We highly recommend to stay at this B&B and fully enjoy the hospitality of Enzo, Argo and his friends. Patrizia & Helen.
stayed from 08/10/2016 to 08/14/2016
irene
Property: 10 | Cleaning: 10 | Host: 10 | Location: 10 | Price/Quality: 10 | Breakfast: 10
We had a wonderful stay at Casa Di Argo. Enzo is a generous host and his apartment has charm and is very comfortable. Breakfast was a delight every day. We found it to be a very relaxing place. Argo was a lovely dog and a delight.
stayed from 10/07/2014 to 10/18/2014
pavel
Property: 10 | Cleaning: 10 | Host: 10 | Location: 10 | Price/Quality: 10 | Breakfast: 10
Just came back from our holiday in Trapani and have to say that our stay in B&B La casa di Argo was really exceptional. From the moment we arrived, the welcome and service we received throughout our stay was superb. The rooms and all place is gorgeous and so stylishly done. The view from terraces and location can not be beaten as this B&B is located in the most convenient and delightful part of the city – in old fisherman quarter, where sea is at your fingertips and you are still right in the heart of things and can walked everywhere. This place is a true gem as it has amazing atmosphere and we really enjoyed our stay here. We really did not miss staying in a hotel and having the bills every time we wanted a cup of tea or glass of wine and just enjoyed privacy, freedom and feeling like locals. We were also equipped with bus and boat schedules, information about the city and places we wanted to visit, with suggestions where to go for dinner as well as with weather forecasts and phone number in case we needed anything. And Enzo very unobtrusively checked in with us each day to ensure we were happy. We've never stayed somewhere so perfect before, so can highly recommend this place.
stayed from 04/02/2014 to 04/06/2014
lucia
Property: 10 | Cleaning: 10 | Host: 10 | Location: 10 | Price/Quality: 10 | Breakfast: 10
This B&B was very nice and has 2 pleasant companions (the owner and the dog Argo). The owner is very helpful and hospitable and is good english and german speaking. The room was clean and beautifully decorated. There are beautiful views of the surroundings and nearby island from the terrace. The terrace is tile decorated. Breakfast was delicious. Everything was perfect and every time again.
stayed from 09/23/2013 to 09/25/2013
sarah
Property: 9 | Cleaning: 9 | Host: 10 | Location: 8 | Price/Quality: 10 | Breakfast: 10
This is a captivating B&B an interesting and most welcoming and helpful host, a quirky house full of artistic treasures and breakfasts fit for kings. My all time favourite B&B.
stayed from 05/15/2013 to 05/17/2013
brigitte
Property: 10 | Cleaning: 8 | Host: 10 | Location: 10 | Price/Quality: 10 | Breakfast: 10
Un accueil extrêmement chaleureux comme si nous étions des amis et une vue imprenable sur le port des terrasses de la maison. Les céramiques, tableaux ou sculptures donnent un charme fou à cette maison. Nous avons passé de très bons moments avec Enzo. Merci beaucoup à lui.
stayed from 04/24/2016 to 04/26/2016
giuliana
Property: 9 | Cleaning: 9 | Host: 10 | Location: 10 | Price/Quality: 9 | Breakfast: 10
Se conosci Trapani, saprai che quella è una posizione magica. Una lingua di terra che si allunga verso il tramonto, quando ogni tramonto è un incanto. Ad un passo dal centro storico e dalle migliori granite della città, se la sai apprezzare Trapani regala sorprese. Ed Enzo, il gestore del Bed and Breakfast, è sicuramente una delle sorprese migliori. Attento e disponibile, ti fa sentire a casa.
stayed from 08/07/2019 to 08/17/2019
The answer from the host:
Grazie.
dario
Property: 9 | Cleaning: 9 | Host: 10 | Location: 8 | Price/Quality: 10 | Breakfast: 10
Io e due miei amici abbiamo soggiornato per 3 notti in questa struttura di cui devo solo dire cose positive, ambiente molto piacevole ed originale di buon gusto specialmente i magnifici terrazzi, pulizia impeccabile, colazione ottima abbondante con prodotti locali ottimi, e che dire del nostro ospite, una persona eccezionale per la sua cultura, i suoi modi e la premura. Ci siamo sentiti come a casa di un amico.
stayed from 06/10/2019 to 06/14/2019
valeria
Property: 8 | Cleaning: 7 | Host: 10 | Location: 10 | Price/Quality: 8 | Breakfast: 10
Ottima scelta, ed eccezionale ospitalità e cortesia. Si può parcheggiare nelle immediate vicinanze del B&B, la zona è in centro, tranquilla ed accogliente, con trattorie, bar, ecc. Vicina all'imbarco per le isole Egadi.
stayed from 09/07/2016 to 09/09/2016
gianluca
Property: 8 | Cleaning: 9 | Host: 10 | Location: 10 | Price/Quality: 10 | Breakfast: 10
L'accoglienza, l'ospitalità e la gentilezza di Enzo il proprietario, ci hanno fatto sentire coccolati oltre ogni modo. Siamo stati "in famiglia" con lui e il suo cane Argo per una settimana. Lo consiglio a chiunque abbia a cuore i rapporti umani. Gianluca e Sabrina.
stayed from 07/12/2016 to 07/19/2016
marcella
Property: 8 | Cleaning: 8 | Host: 10 | Location: 10 | Price/Quality: 9 | Breakfast: 10
marcella rated this property but he didn't leave any comment
stayed from 08/21/2015 to 08/26/2015
martina
Property: 10 | Cleaning: 10 | Host: 10 | Location: 10 | Price/Quality: 10 | Breakfast: 10
Siamo appena rientrati da una breve vacanza a Trapani e ci abbiamo lasciato il cuore. E gran parte del merito va a Enzo, gentilissimo proprietario del B&B che ci ha accolto con grande cortesia. Ci ha invitati a cena nella sua stupenda terrazza (una delle tre!) e intrattenuti amabilmente col suo amico Carmelo (e i dolcissimi cani Argo e Pipillo). Una persona squisita che si è fatto in 4 per rendere il nostro soggiorno un vero incanto. Una persona di grande cultura che con la sua spontaneità e generosità cattura i suoi ospiti. Le colazioni strepitose, l'arredamento di grande gusto, la posizione ottimale e vicina sia al centro che ai traghetti (noi non avevamo mezzi!).
stayed from 08/08/2015 to 08/11/2015
linda
Property: 10 | Cleaning: 10 | Host: 10 | Location: 10 | Price/Quality: 10 | Breakfast: 10
È stato amore a prima vista quando ho visto in internet la foto di Argo ed Enzo, questo sarebbe stato il luogo ideale per il mio breve soggiorno a Trapani. All'arrivo, da subito ho capito che il mio "fiuto" non aveva sbagliato. Alle nove di sera, io ed il mio compagno abbiamo incontrato Enzo che ci ha condotti con la sua auto al B&B. Stanchi dal viaggio chiediamo un posto dove poter cenare ed Enzo, con fare disinvolto ci risponde: "Stasera si cena in terrazza". Non potevo credere ai miei occhi: un calice di vino ghiacciato ed una cena da Re, in un contesto magico, a stento ho trattenuto la commozione. Che dire poi dei giorni successivi, con al risveglio le sontuose colazioni, servite con classe ed eleganza. Ma tutto ciò non sarebbe stato possibile senza Enzo uomo di grande umanità e cultura, Argo cane mite e fiero e Carmelo gentile e premuroso, individui unici, dal cuore immenso. Sono grata per tutto ciò che ci avete donato. Linda ed Ago.
stayed from 07/22/2015 to 07/25/2015
angelo
Property: 7 | Cleaning: 7 | Host: 10 | Location: 7 | Price/Quality: 10 | Breakfast: 9
In posizione strategica per visitare tutti i siti del trapanese La Casa di Argo è altamente consigliabile per la cordiale ospitalità del gestore, per la qualità degli interni e per le splendide terrazze. Ottima e abbondante la colazione. Ottimale il rapporto qualità / prezzo. Da scegliere senza alcun dubbio, specialmente per viaggiatori che apprezzano la cultura, i particolari e il calore umano.
stayed from 07/09/2015 to 07/14/2015
vanessa
Property: 10 | Cleaning: 10 | Host: 10 | Location: 10 | Price/Quality: 10 | Breakfast: 10
La Casa di Argo è deliziosa con le sue stupende terrazze e che dire di Enzo, un ottimo padrone di casa, una persona ricca di cultura, disponibile, gentile, una guida squisita! Il difetto della Casa di Argo??? La colazione. Troppo buona e abbondante da assaporare in terrazza in completo relax! Un'esperienza sicuramente da ripetere!!! Vanessa e Marco.
stayed from 06/20/2013 to 06/21/2013
rossella
Property: 8 | Cleaning: 7 | Host: 10 | Location: 10 | Price/Quality: 10 | Breakfast: 10
L'appartamento ha una posizione invidiabile, in centro e a due passi dal mare e dai traghetti per le isole. Il proprietario è particolarmente ospitale , noi abbiamo apprezzato anche il suo simpatico e discreto cane. L'appartamento è arredato con semplicità e gusto. Lo consigliamo anche per coppie con bimbi... p.s. colazioni fantastiche!!!!
stayed from 09/20/2012 to 09/24/2012