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Il Principe Hotel

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Warwick, Rhode Island
Reviewed 6 November 2012

We were looking for a hotel to spend our last day/evening before flying home from our stay in Taormina and we made a great choice. It was close enough to see some great sights and visit the fish market for lunch. The hotel is nicely appointed and the staff welcoming and helpful. We would definitely been able to spend a...

2Thank barb111
New York, NY
Reviewed 3 November 2012

I flew into Catania and needed a place to crash for the night before exploring the rest of Sicily. They arranged for a taxi to pick me up at the airport and had no issues. Rooms were nice and the location was pretty convenient to the center of the city (5 min walk). The thing that really stood out is...

1Thank Wdave37
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 25 October 2012

I stayed at Il Principe in October before and after a group cycling trip in Sicily. The hotel was very helpful as regards to the storage of 14 LARGE bike boxes during the two week cycling trip. At the conclusion of the trip, I had the misfortune to have my wallet stolen. The hotel staff were very helpful in regards...

1Thank Warren B
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 11 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

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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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
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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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: $104 - $428 (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
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Catania
#4 Romantic Hotel in Catania
#5 Family Hotel in Catania
#8 Luxury Hotel in Catania
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“Avoid this hotel!!”
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