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Mercure Catania Excelsior

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Reviewed 20 June 2012

I spent a week at the Excelsior Grand Hotel in May/June of this year while in Sicily on business. The hotel was clean, comfortable, relatively well appointed and had large guestrooms, at least compared to many other European hotels that I have stayed at. The location in the centre of town is excellent, within walking distance of most of what...

3Thank famille_enroute
New York
Reviewed 15 June 2012

Stayed in the Excelsior Grand Hotel in Catania while on business. The lobby, restaurant and common areas are clean and attractive, and the staff was friendly. The rooms, however, were in need of updating – the bathroom in my room had what appeared to be mold growth and the shower barely worked. While I did not spend much time in...

1Thank NY_Huns
Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 19 May 2012

My 2011 guidebook stated that Excelsior Grand Hotel is a serious competitor of UNA Palace Hotel, yet I found out why Excelsior ranks far below UNA Palace on TA based on traveler reviews. I was on a business trip in the Catania area, so my colleague and I booked a 15-night stay at Excelsior Grand Hotel. For a supposed 4-star...

5Thank CCC_wanderlust
Reviewed 7 May 2012 via mobile

If you're looking for a traditional, comfortable and classy hotel, the Excelsor is it! Quiet, clean rooms with good service and if you have a car, under ground parking too!

1Thank Pastalisious
Reviewed 26 March 2012

Great location, friendly staff and breakfast was fantastic with lots of choice! I came here for a long weekend with three other friends. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay her. Rooms were clean and comfortable, everything was walking distance and the airport bus (457) stops just opposite the hotel making it easy (and cheap - fare was just €1!!) to get...

3Thank RumanLondon
Llangwm, Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2012

This was my first holiday alone, first time to Sicily and would like to say that without such brilliant helpful staff, who guided me on where to visit and how to get around, it would have been a different experience. I felt safe, Piazza Giovanni Verga is very central to the main routes, within walking distance to the terminal bus...

2Thank Suzzanne118
St. Paul's Bay, Malta
Reviewed 19 December 2011

Loved every minute in this hotel, rooms are very well kept and the service is top notch. The staff are very helpful at the front desk, restaurant and housekeeping. Excellent breakfast and the garage space is a plus. Not to mention the central location. Will definitely return. A big thanks goes to Vito, Rosa, Patrizia, Giusy, Mary, Francesco, Daniele ,...

2Thank Malena70
Reviewed 11 November 2011

The staff where very good and made our stay very pleasant. The rooms are about average size for European hotels the room very clean except for the carpeting had many stains. Breakfast in the morning was very good which was included in the room. The indoor parking is small and can only handle about 10 cars. The location was very...

1Thank DIVE60
Reviewed 26 September 2011

As a 4 Star Hotel I did not expect to have a room with the wall paper peeling off and the bathroom floor appears to be stained. The Hot Water for Tea was never Hot but warm during breakfast and items appears to come out rationed as it was rare to have all items available at the same time. My...

1Thank ninton22
Reviewed 25 September 2011

Through Trip advisor my expectations for this hotel were not on the high side, but then as soon as I entered the hotel I realised that things were even worse. The receptionist kept answering the phone, call after call, completely ignoring our presence. We had a deluxe room and except for the view of Mount Etna there was nothing to...

1Thank MARYANNMalta

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A PRESTIGIOUS FOUR-STAR HOTEL SITUATED IN THE CITY CENTRE. Welcome to the Grand Hotel Excelsior Catania, a prestigious four-star hotel in Sicily's beautiful second city which lies in the shadow of Mount Etna. Black volcanic rock and white limestone have given Catania its own striking visual aspect, which makes it an ideal tourist destination. Our hotel is also well-adapted to meet the needs of business travellers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mercure Catania Excelsior

Address: Piazza Giovanni Verga 39, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Catania
Price Range: $120 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mercure Catania Excelsior 4*
Number of rooms: 176
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Also Known As:
Excelsior Grand Catania
Hotel Excelsior Grand
Mercure Catania Excelsior Sicily
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Catania
#13 Luxury Hotel in Catania
#14 Business Hotel in Catania
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“Room with view of Mt Etna”
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“Suites have great views”
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“Try to get a room with a balcony and Etna view.”
SusannaC760, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with view of Etna on front of hotel. Roads are cleaned for approx 1 hour every morning at 4.30am.”
cynthiahowlett55, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“rooms on the corner”
540kristijant, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
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