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Gem De Luxe

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 September 2014

From the moment I arrived I was warmly welcomed by the host. I love the way she decorated the B&B. Each room was different and mine was a generous size as was the bathroom. Fridge was provided, rooms were spotless, and breakfast was really good. For me the whole time in Sicily she made the best espresso. But for me...

2Thank Kit023
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 September 2014

This B&B is decorated in quite a funky and opulent way. The location is great, just five minutes from the duomo and the stop for the airport bus is an easy five minutes' walk away. The thing that sets it apart is Gabriela's hospitality. She emailed the day before to advise on how to get from the airport (a first...

1Thank Neve97
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 24 August 2014

We had asked for the so called Gold room and it was fine. Goldpainted furnishing and a bit quirky. The bed was not the most ergonomic but worked. Bathroom ok, but need some reparis and better ligthning. Problem is that the room is facing the street with a bar open until 4 in weekends. We were not so bothered as...

1Thank Jens J
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 June 2014

A real GEM hidden in an old Palace in a shabby supertrendy café/restaurant neighbourhood. Fantastic designed quiet Whiteroom in the back where the 2 mirrors create an infinity I don't feel alone effect. The beautiful chique Louisstyled frontrooms are more in contact with the street that can be noisy. Bring your earplugs and you sleep like a queen. Take a...

Thank Annawytte
Reviewed 7 June 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of nights using it as a base to explore the surrounding areas - Taormina for one - clean, nice choice at breakfast - Gabriela is a great host - so as I said in the title does what it says on the tin! Somewhere with character not a big glass hotel!

Thank JWjw88
Valletta, Malta
Reviewed 24 April 2014

Perfect stay, everything was great and Gabriella helped us alot thanks. She suggested us nice places to visit, good restaurants and excursions and even prepared a small cake for by boyfriend birthday. thanks a lot

Thank Maronia C
Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
Reviewed 29 October 2013

Clean B&B, decorated in a design way. Personal attention and breakfast service by the owner in a very open and friendly style. Unfortenately during weekend noisy bars just in the same street, be prepared.

Thank Eelko T
Reviewed 23 September 2013

Don't take a room on the streetside of this B&B because right in front of you, you will find a very noisy bar with lots of seats on the footpath; the noise goes on till early in the morning... The rooms at the back give you a perfect night's sleep. The interior is very trendy and the breakfast is very...

Thank MarcKnecht
Reviewed 27 August 2013

B&B Gem de Luxe is that kind of hotel that could be easily called pension. But stylish. Finally is a flat converted in a hotel. No more no less. The host Gabrielle was attentive and helpful. The hotel style is minimalist and there were several design items and furnitures. Phillippe Starck chairs and some other design firm objects around. All...

Thank Agaruz
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 8 July 2013

B&B with only four rooms, in old apartment house. Nice modern stylish decoration. Nice breakfast. We had room to the backyard, was quiet, do not know how it is when facing the street. Staff, Gabriella, is a very good host. Kind, interested, giving advice. Unusual as they have so many guests over the years, she did not give us the...

Thank Frank S

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the historic centre of Catania, Gem B&B is situated 5 minutes far from the very central Via Etnea and close to all of the city's major attractions.Luxury details are the peculiarity of the rooms, all equipped with linen sheets and towels, wire radio, television, free internet wi-fi and air conditioning. Each bedroom has a private bathroom.Gem b&B is 2 km from Catania Railway Station and is surrounded by cafés, restaurants, and bars ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gem De Luxe

Address: Via Biondi 16, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Catania > Centro Catania
Price Range: $101 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gem De Luxe 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Dont ask forthe rom facing the street close to the kitchen”
popperroxy, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“all the rooms are high standard”
sabrinac566, 5 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms looked nice from our view, our room was at the back of the building and very quiet. The front room may have been a little less peaceful but that is only a guess as it faces the road, ours faced into a court yard of offices at the rear.”
Lee_Dids, 4 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We had a room at the rear of the building and it was very quiet.”
derek780, 27 Oct 2014 | Read review
“For piece and quiet choose a room towards the yard, for city view choose the ones facing the street.”
Jens74, 24 Aug 2014 | Read review
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