Cous Cous Apartment - Verde
Cous Cous Apartment - Verde
4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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This fully-furnished apartment is located in the Mazara del Vallo city centre, in a quiet picturesque Arabic courtyard inside the Kasbah, one of the major attractions of the town and very close to the famous San Francesco church.

The space

This fully-furnished air-conditioned apartment consists of a double bedroom, a bathroom and a combined kitchen/living room area which also includes a double sofabed. It can accommodate 4 people. It is newly decorated in the Arabic style that perfectly matches the environment.

Guest access

We can provide to our guests a free ride from/to Mazara Del Vallo's Bus Station or train station. We can reserve a taxi shuttle ride from/to either Trapani or Palermo airports (around 20 euros per person each way).
The price includes clean sheets and towels, apartment cleaning.

Other things to note

How to reach Cous Cous Apartments:

By plane:

FROM TRAPANI BIRGI AIRPORT (INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT "V. FLORIO"):
Pullman AST - € 4,5
Travel time: 1 hour

FROM PALERMO PUNTA RAISI AIRPORT (INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT "FALCONE - BORSELLINO")
Pullman or train to Palermo city - € 6,00 - 40 minutes
Pullman "Autoservizi Salemi" Palermo-Mazara Del Vallo (Stops: Central Station, Politeama, Via Libertà, Viale Lazio) - € 8,00 - 1 h 45 minutes

By car:
Take the A29 highway until Mazara del Vallo exit (which is the last exit on the highway). At the first roundabout turn right into Via Salemi. Go straight until you cross a train rail, then follow the roundabout and turn right into Corso Vittorio Veneto. Almost at the end of this street turn left into Via San Francesco. We will be waiting for you just in front of the church.

By train:
The Train Station is about 500 meters far from Cous Cous Apartments. Take Corso Vittorio Veneto and walk straight. Almost at the end of the street turn left into via San Francesco.

Sightseeing:
The Casbah and Chiesa di San Francesco. The Dancing Satyr (famouse bronze sculpture from the hellenistic era), Garibaldi Theatre (one of the oldest theatres in Sicily), "la Cattedrale", Arco Normanno.
All these places are not more than 5 minutes walking from the apartment

Activities and Nightlife:
Mazara Del Vallo has both sandy and rocky beaches. The closest beach is just 10 minutes on foot (Lungomare). The most renown beach (Tonnarella) is about 15 min cycling from the apartment.

The narrow lanes of Casbah are plenty of bars and restaurants, and they become very crowded during summer.


Amenities
Kitchen
TV
Essentials
Shampoo

Prices
Extra people £9 / night after 2 guests
Weekly Discount: 15%
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House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check in time is 2PM - 10PM
Check out by 11AM

Cancellations

Availability
1 night minimum stay

30 Reviews

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Susan User Profile
June 2017
I stayed at Simone's apt just for one night before starting a tour. I wanted to be central and my wish was granted, the apt was right in the middle of the Casbar district right next to the church of St Francesco (which is definitely worth a visit). Parking was fairly easy just by the fishing boats, about 4 min walk. The apt was very well equipped and cosy, comfortable bed etc. I would definitely return, next time with a friend and for longer. Thanks Simone

Jean-François User Profile
September 2017
Very central, I recommend

Mattia User Profile
September 2017
Nice place

Darija User Profile
August 2017
The place is perfectly located in a central part of the town, in a very authentic Arab quarter. Apartment was very clean and comfortable. Would definitely recommend.

Constanzia User Profile
July 2017
The communication with Simone was very easy, we never met her but her brother helped us with the check-in, he's very nice and gave us nice Tipps. The district is great, you could feel like in a little village in Tunesia, and it shows a nice example of peaceful cohabitation between old Italian families and tunesian families. We enjoyed the little artsy streets and the closeness to the center and the port. The place is a bit dark and a bit noisy (you hear the neigbours) but very clean and the neigbours are extremely nice. All in all a pleasant experience!

Louise User Profile
June 2017
We had a wonderful stay at Simone's in a beautiful location. The apartment is quite spacious, hot water, and at a lovely location in the kasbah within walking distance to the plazas and restaurants.

Suzanne User Profile
June 2017
We stayed in Mazara for 1 night. We didn't meet Simone but the neighbour greeted us and checked us in. She was very friendly and helpful. The property is in the Kasbah area, perfect for exploring the small town.

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Simone User Profile

After more than 2 years my dream has become true as I finished to renew two apartments in the city centre of Mazara del Vallo and started this small family business. I decided to name them Cous Cous and Tagine. I think these names match perfectly with the environment and, most of all, reflect my personality! Nevertheless, this is actually a little bit more than just a business. I am in love with Sicily, my home land, even if I had to leave it long ago for work reasons. I have feeling that people around the world are not aware of how beautiful this land is. This is my way to try making people discover my home land! All friends of mine who came to visit Mazara del Vallo remained surprised and fascinated. I am sure you will be too.

My parents help me with running this business. All the guests we have had so far ended up becoming friends. Many of them were invited to my family place for a real Sicilian dinner and they still send us greetings for Christmas. Very likely you will also try my mum cousine!

Languages: English, Italiano
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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