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Il Principe Hotel

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#13 of 50 Hotels in Catania
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Reviewed 21 October 2012

We arrived via rental car after spending a week on a cruise. We used a GPS to find our way to the hotel, but there was plenty of signage to assist us. The one way streets were a minor inconvenience, but the staff assisted us by taking care of our car right away. Upon checking in, the staff assisted us...

3Thank Terry S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2012

Just perfect location, comfortable rooms, helpful staff who don't stop smiling and nothing is too much for them. We had 4 fantastic nights. Would definitely go back! The only but would be that our room 206 had a rather small bathroom...if you are a tall person your legs would hit the shower doors, so ask to see your bathroom before...

1Thank ChioChuca
Reviewed 15 October 2012 via mobile

Right near the heart of Catania is this perfect gem. An old building with all the newest amenities and only a few blocks from the central bus station. The money saved on a taxi can give you a fabulous dinner at one of the nearby restaurants that open after eight o clock. They appear by magic.

1Thank Pagosatravelbumusa
Crete, Nebraska
Reviewed 14 October 2012

A very high quality hotel in a great location, just off the Duomo square but in a quiet off street with no noise. The room is average size for Europe, very modern with hardwood floor and very clean. The bathroom is nice with a handheld shower mounted OK for normal use, though there's no tray to put anything in the...

1Thank Tom709
Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2012

Excellent hotel. We had booked this for one night as a stop-over en route to Palermo but we will be very happy to return at some future date for a more extended stay. The staff were welcoming and helpful and the room was stylish, comfortable and clean. Breakfast was also excellent. Free wi-fi was great (once we remembered to collect...

1Thank Celia H
Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2012

This hotel is very central and less than 10 minutes walk from the bus from the airport (which costs 1 Euro). The breakfast is great - best of the 6 hotels we stayed in in Sicily - a reasonable choice if you don't fancy cake! The bathroom was very nice but the bedroom was a little bit poky - would...

1Thank DebbieWoWos
Reviewed 5 October 2012

Nice hotel in the centre of Catania, just few metres from Piazza Duomo. Good size rooms, helpful staff and good choice for breakfast. The bathrooms needs some maintence but overall it was a nice experience.

1Thank rosyg
Newbury, Berkshire.
Reviewed 3 October 2012

We have recently returned from a 7 night stay at this hotel and certainly have no complaints. Wonderful location with plenty of good restaurants only minutes away and only a couple minutes walk to Via Etnea, the Cathedral and markets. The hotel is excellent - very helpful staff, a good breakfast and the bonus of free wi-fi. Highly recommended.

Thank Moriston
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 1 October 2012

We stayed at this hotel for 1 night while our Sicily tour. The location is amazing, rooms are fabulous. Service very friendly, owner on the premises as they are extending this great hotel with even greater rooms (We had the privilege of visiting the new annex) We won't hesitate to recommend it and if back to Catania we will definitely...

1Thank Aline K
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2012

We had no problem finding this hotel as it is only less than 5min from Duomo piazza in the heart of the Baroque District of Catania. This is a great City to explore and this Hotel plus the fantastic weather really made it a great holiday. Help with bus times for day trips was no trouble for the reception staff...

1Thank 619reviewer

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  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Il Principe Hotel is surrounded by baroque architecture in Catania's historic centre. Located on the Alessi Steps between Via Etnea and Via Crociferi, it offers free Wi-Fi. The rooms at Il Principe Hotel Catania all have parquet floors and elegant furnishings. Each room includes satellite TV and a private bathroom. A continental buffet breakfast is served daily in the dining room. Guests can also relax in the hotel's American piano bar. Il Principe Hotel lies 1.5 Km from Catania Centrale Train Station. The airport is a 12-minute drive away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Il Principe Hotel

Address: Via Alessi 20-26 | Centro Storico, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Catania
Price Range: $141 - $412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Il Principe Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Il Principe Catania
Hotel Il Principe
Il Principe Hotel Catania, Sicily, Italy
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Catania
#4 Romantic Hotel in Catania
#5 Family Hotel in Catania
#9 Luxury Hotel in Catania
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