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Framon Hotels. A superior chain with a great tradition

Framon Hotels. A superior chain with a great tradition

All the hotels owned by Gruppo Franza are managed by Framon Hotels S.p.A., a small hotel chain with a great history. A story that began in the 1990s with the construction of two hotels and a residence in Messina, and that in less than 20 years had Framon managing over 24 4- and 5-star hotels throughout Italy, 13 of which in Sicily alone. Today it manages 5 hotels: Royal Palace Hotel, Grand Hotel Liberty, Hotel Less Sables Noir, Hotel Carrasco, Hotel Grotta Azzurra.

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Royal Palace Hotel – Messina

Via Tommaso Cannizzaro 3, 98123, Messina – Sicily – IT

Located in the centre of Messina, just a stone’s throw from the cathedral, the railway station and the maritime station, this 4-star hotel built in the mid-1970s is one of the city’s landmark accommodation facilities. Entirely renovated in 2022 from an architectural and energy-related point of view as well as in other aspects, the Royal Palace Hotel has six floors with a total of 103 rooms, plus six conference and meeting rooms with a catering service, Wi-Fi coverage and audiovisual equipment. Facilities available to guests include a private gym, lounge bar, free garage and car rental service, business centre and 24-hour reception.

Hotel Carasco – Lipari

Porto delle Genti SNC, 98055, Lipari – Sicily – IT

Perched on a cliff by the sea, overlooking the ancient Bay of Lipari, this luxurious 4-star hotel is one of the most sought-after historical accommodation facilities on the entire island. 89 bright, spacious rooms, almost all with a panoramic view, plus a beach with private access, terrace and panoramic saltwater swimming pool, restaurants, lounge bar, meeting rooms, conference hall overlooking a beautiful garden by the sea, gym, free shuttle bus, parking, electric scooters and e-bikes. An excellent solution for anyone wanting to experience Lipari without giving up the comforts of a large hotel.

Hotel Les Sables Noir – Vulcano

Via Porto di Ponente, 98050, Vulcano – Sicily – IT

A short walk from the sea, overlooking the splendid west bay, in the centre of Vulcano, stands the 4-star Les Sables Noir hotel, one of the most prestigious accommodation facilities on the Aeolian islands.

53 suites with garden and terrace, and suites with breathtaking views of the bay. Its attractions include a private beach, freshwater pool with solarium, spa, terrace with sea view, garden, fitness room, American bar and free parking.

Baia dei Delfini – Portorosa

Via Prestipaolo 27, 98054, Furnari – Sicily – IT

One of the most exclusive tourist complexes in the Mediterranean, Baia dei Delfini is located in one of the most picturesque corners of the Portorosa marina, between the Gulf of Milazzo and the beautiful Cape Tindari. Consisting of semi-detached villas, complete with mooring spot and harmoniously set amidst greenery, this residence overlooking the Aeolian Islands is a paradise for yacht enthusiasts and sea lovers. The ideal resort for those looking for a dynamic and activity-packed holiday without having to forego moments of complete relaxation.

Hotel Grotta Azzurra – Ustica

C.da San Ferlicchio Isola di Ustica, 90010 – Sicily – IT

Immersed between the greenery and the sea, in one of the most evocative places in Ustica, the Hotel Grotta Azzurra was among the most renowned accommodation facilities in all of Sicily. Built in 1957 and under renovation, the hotel will have 33 suites.

Restaurant, private beach, swimming pool, garden, terrace with view, boutique, free shuttle, scooter and American bar, the services available to its guests.

Hotel Dimora delle Felci – Salina

Nestled within nine hectares of green land is Dimora delle Felci*. The resort is currently under construction.

Located on the island of Salina, close to the beach, the hotel will consist of 40 suites for people with disabilities. Inside, there will be a restaurant, swimming pools, a lounge bar and relaxation corners.

* Under construction on land owned by Gruppo Franza

Sikania Resort & SPA – Butera

Via Delle Ginestre Località Tenutella, 93010 Marina di Butera – Sicily – IT

Managed by the prestigious Lindbergh hotel chain and directly overlooking the Marina di Butera beach, within a protected oasis, the Sikania Resort & SPA is a 4-star wellness retreat where you can disconnect from the world and reconnect with the rhythms of nature.

Comprising a village area and a service centre area, the Sikania Resort & SPA consists of 27 buildings, with a total of 218 rooms (64 doubles and 154 triples), all with en-suite bathrooms.

There are two swimming pools and an amphitheatre, while nearby are the majestic temples of Agrigento, the wonderful Scala dei Turchi and the Baroque treasures of Ragusa and Modica.

Licata Beach Resort – Licata

Located on the beautiful beach of Licata (AG), in an area characterised by a rich natural and cultural heritage, the Licata Beach Resort* will be built: a 5-star accommodation facility with 191 rooms, swimming pools, spa and private beach. The result of a joint venture with Falkensteiner, the leading international tourism group, the Licata Beach Resort is designed by the prestigious Severino/Vudafieri architecture firm.

* Under construction on land owned by Gruppo Franza