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Il Principe Hotel

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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 4 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 2 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 29 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
Laguna Hills, California
Reviewed 26 September 2012

We had a 6am flight, so we booked this hotel from the reviews and location. Had been on a 12 day land tour of Sicily, staying at different hotels each night. From the moment we walked into this hotel we were amazed at the beauty and quality. The staff was wonderful, suggesting the perfect restaurant, giving us a 4 am...

1Thank pandwn
Reviewed 22 September 2012

Excellent location in the heart of the historic city. 10 min away from the airport by cab... Cabs are a little pricy. But the other alternative is paying for parking with a rental car. Clean spacious room with a powerful aircon and free wifi. Comfortable beds with updated bathrooms and hand held showers. Overal a lovely peaceful ambience. Efficient, helpful...

1Thank Nadia D
Washington DC
Reviewed 21 September 2012

I visited this hotel for work so it was just me but I will definitely bring my family back with me! The breakfast was fantastic, a full array of choices not jut the typical Italian cornetti and cafe. There was plenty of juices, fruit, pasteries, and different kinds of proscuitto and cheeses. My room had a skylight which was fabulous!...

1Thank derechos
Paris, France
Reviewed 21 September 2012

Excellent 4-star hotel in the center of the city. Watch out for promotional rates on the website. Very nice staff. Although the hotel is near trendy places and a turistic church, rooms are very quiet. If you have rented a car, the hotel offers 15€/day parking (worth it as there are no car park near by and streets are very...

1Thank EmilieDeParis
Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 9 September 2012

Very clean, elegant and quiet hotel, excellent location to walk through the city center, very good breakfast and fabulous Italian coffee. The staff is incredible kind and professional, especially Don Luigi - "mafioso face" :) from the Reception, who is very smart, polite, well-informed and handsome.

2Thank Adela M
Biel, Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 September 2012

The hotel is perfectly located. Atmosphere is really nice and cosy. We had a room with own veranda. The view from there is something magic! Breakfast was also excellent. Unlike other hotels in Sicily, the hotel has free wi-fi, but we paid 15 euros for parking.

2Thank Victoria K

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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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
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $118 - $433 (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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“Some rooms have better views, check with reception. If you need a hot tub, make sure to ask.”
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