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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very beautiful boutique hotel, with great rooms and comfortable beds. It is on the outscirts of Catania, however, the hotel provides a shuttle bus to the centre and to the airport. Transport is also provided to Etna and other places, if someone feels like seeing the area. The hotel is very beautiful, with every detail planned carefully. Breakfast is great,...

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Toledo, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Charming older hotel. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Wonderful breakfast selection – didn’t vary daily. Our dinners were delicious with large portions. The breakfast room had a spectacular view and lovely outside walkway. The draw-back was that it was too far from the center of town. And mostly businesses around the hotel itself.

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Haifa, Israel
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were in the villa with another couple, enjoying very much our 4 nights stay. The breakfast at the top floor' with it's amazing view, wonderful and friendly service, tasty food, including fresh vegetables, when we asked for it! The rooms were cozy and very modernly designed, and we will certainly return to the villa, on our next visit in...

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Reviewed 30 October 2016

Really nice classy old-fashioned buildings with modernised comfortable air-conditioned bedrooms and friendly helpful staff. Our only experience of the restaurant food was on the first night. It was amongst the worst I have ever been served and was frankly insulting. One dish (a roll of veal with ?ham and cheese was very chewy, without flavour and served on a bed...

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

One hotel, two faces is the credo for this hotel. This is very true. There is the old hotel and next door is VdB-Next. We stayed at VdB-Next for the second time this autumn. And immediately we felt very welcome. Staff were doing there best to please us. Our balcony had a perfect view over Catania and was the place...

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The location is not great if you do not have a car, but it is a nice hotel, the pool area is small, the staff are really nice and helpful. The bar man mixes a lovely cocktail. I am a vegetarian so the food was not to my taste either in the hotel or out in the town and having...

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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a lovely stay at this hotel. It has a lovely atmosphere and the staff are very helpful and engaging. The rooms we had were clean, modern with a lovely balcony overlooking Catania and the sea with Etna looming behind. The restaurant was very good and the owners very hospitable. Their adorable British bulldog 'Adamo' stole the show....

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The location is a bit out of town, which was our intention, as we were just using it as a base for exploring other parts of Sicily. The free hotel parking was handy. The staff was very helpful, friendly, and professional. Our room was large, plenty of space. The bathroom was beautiful, and the shower was great (excellent water pressure,...

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Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Very impressed with the hotel, very clean and the staff were very helpful. Ate in the hotel on one occasion and it was very pleasant, service was faultless. Unfortunately, we were left very disappointed as the free shuttle which was advertised only ran twice a day, leaving us only able to book onto it once during our five day visit,...

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Reviewed 27 July 2016

Turned up to hotel to find that our room wasn't ready an we were transferred to a hotel much further away, my first holiday with my boyfriend and speaking limited Italian I was very stressed, however hotel were very good gave us free drink, free shuttle etc and they paid for new hotel. Would of been nice to have this...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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Ristorante il Canile
Ristorante il Canile
Cuisines: Italian
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One Hotel, two souls: the charm and the contemporary design… Situated at the top end of Via Etnea, the major street of the city, is a unique structure for character and atmosphere, the expression of a perfect blending between the opulent luxury of an old 19th century house and the more up-to-date area combining every comfort and exclusive design.Hydromassage tubs or showers, LCD TV, internet wi-fi and Sky pay-per-view are the standard for the 52 rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Del Bosco Hotel

Address: Via del Bosco 62, 95125 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Catania
Price Range: $86 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Del Bosco Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 52
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Hotel Del Bosco
Villa Del Bosco Hotel Catania, Sicily
Hotel Style:
#12 Luxury Hotel in Catania
#13 Business Hotel in Catania
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“closer to the reception for better wi-fi services”
 of 5 bubbles edyta235, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The first floor was fine - not too sure about the other floors.”
 of 5 bubbles E3188JPalicec, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“a room with a terrace, hot tub and vew of the sea and of The Etna”
 of 5 bubbles 894Yael, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the old side and I liked it.”
 of 5 bubbles ValerieWookey, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“modern side”
 of 5 bubbles Bee565, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
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