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A boutique hotel located in Modica Alta, a few hundred meters from the Cathedral of San Giorgio and the Castello dei Conti. It was once home to the Failla family, which welcomes guests with impeccable hospitality. Inside, the hotel has kept intact the atmosphere of an authentic Sicilian noble palace: the use of furnishings and materials such as maioliche ceramics, wrought iron and decorated tiles - sometimes frescoed - along with antique furniture, and warm hospitality. Each room is a unique, individual jewel, finished in detail.
Rooms & Suites


Every room of the Failla Mansion is a unique jewel, furnished very well. Day after day you can admire every particularity of the elegant and refined atmosphere: the hand-made ceramics decorated by the local craftsmen, comfortable beds and frescoes vaults. All the elements of the furniture have been created according to the antique traditions of this land yet offer guests with all kinds modern comforts such as: TV satellite, radio, bar, hairdryer, air conditioning with remote control, safe, telephone and Internet, Jacuzzi, hydromassage-sauna shower (in rooms in depandance).

Locanda del Colonnello

Chef Francesco Minea

Immersed in the picturesque alleys of Modica Alta, the Locanda del Colonnello in Palazzo Failla Hotel welcomes guests in an informal, absolutely characteristic setting. At the stove we find the chef Francesco Mineo, who proposes a simple and balanced cuisine, where traditional ingredients reveal unexpected flavors while maintaining a strong bond with the territory and its producers. The wine list, which has more than 300 labels, pays particular attention to the territory, with a careful look at the major Italian and European areas. In summer, dinner is served outdoors, in the pretty courtyard that surrounds the restaurant.


Book, a cooking class followed by dinner in an aristocratic building in Modica. Discover the location of Montalbano in the beautiful beach of Sampieri. Visit the beauties of Modica and other UNESCO cities: Noto, Scicli, Ragusa. Indulge in the aristocratic luxury of a holiday in Sicily.

Cooking class

Sicilian dinner

Visit to Modica


In the places of Montalbano

Hotel Info

Check In, Check out and main services

Check In


Pets Allowed


Check Out


parking area



  • Buffet breakfast
  • Free wi-fi internet throughout the hotel
  • Internet Point free
  • TV and payTV + Sky Calcio free
  • Parking / Garage + Valet parking
  • bar
  • Tea Room
  • Room Service
  • Phone
  • Air
  • Safe
  • Minibar in the room
  • Luggage storage
  • Transfer from / to airport
  • Laundry
  • Conference Room - 50 seats, PC with internet connection, projector with giant screen


Elements of Sicilian history and old traditions can be noticed in the Failla Mansion, an extra reason why a visit to Modica should not be missed. Not only did this town fascinate poets and travellers in the past but still today it represents one of the most precious pearls of Sicily. The Failla Mansion is located in Upper Modica, a few metres from S. George Church and the Castle of the Counts. Both can be reached on foot in 5 minutes, as you walk along the street you will notice the steps, which are particularly characteristic of the town. Modica’s 100 spectacular churches and its baroque monuments are not the only attractions you can visit. Not far from Modica you will find the town of Scicli, dominated by the enormous church of San Matteo, and Ragusa Ibla which, is the heart of many artistic masterpieces; characterized by a coast with thin safari sand.



Via Blandini, 5
Modica (RG)

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