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Il Principe Hotel

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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.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room service
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Non-smoking rooms
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
257Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
99Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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A very good hotel just off via Etnea with spacious, clean room including the ensuite bathroom. The service at reception was very welcoming, informative and supportive. Breakfast was good consisting of both English and continental with especially fresh croissants. The only slight
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I just spent two nights at this hotel. It is located close walking distance to Piazza Duomo, restaurants and the shopping on Via Etna so that makes it a good location. It's a hundred meters or so off of the main path of traffic on Via Etna so it's a bit more quiet than being
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We were nearly 30 persons at this central hotel in Catznia for the feast of St Agatha. The break fast was brilliant. The rooms were clean with all the facilities. The staff and the receptions were very helpful in all aspects.
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My wife and I stayed at this property for 2 nights in late October prior to joining an Insight Vacations organized tour of Sicily. We found the hotel to be totally adequate for our needs and very well located in order to walk to a number of attractions in Catania. The room was
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Response from PrincipeHotel, Direttore at Il Principe Hotel
Responded 4 Jan. 2019
Dear Guest, thank yoy for spending your time to share your experience with other travellers. We are happy to hear of your overall satisfaction regarding your stay. Our breakfast offer includes eggs and bacon, cereals, ham, cheeses, yogurts, tea, bread, butter, jams, local juices (mandarin, red orange, almond milk), local pastries and seasonal fruit. We strive to provide a great experience for our guests at a great value. We hope you will come back soon and stay at Il Principe Hotel. Best Regards Marco De Pinto Direttore d'Hotel
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Visited with as part of a VJV tour. First visit fairly good, second visit very good - depends on your room which should be a newer one. Service was good on the first visit, excellent on the second: less crowded that time. My ratings based on visit no. 2
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What is the food and service like in the hotel's restaurant?
The buffet breakfast was part of a package tour I was on. It was reasonable but not outstanding. The reason I like this hotel is I left something important behind and didn't realise it for a couple of days later. When we returned to Catania I called in on the off-chance they might have it and to my good fortune the cleaning staff had picked it up and it was in safekeeping for me.
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Does it have private parking? I will have a car
It has valet parking for a daily fee.
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hi we are in a hire car so will need to park, is there car parking available?
The hotel has limited parking on the premises so you can reserve this in advance. I generally do this but sometimes it is fully booked and I have to fend for myself on the side streets. I have always managed but I suggest you reserve directly with the hotel if you are worried.
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Approximately how much is a taxi from the Airport to the Il Principe Hotel ?
We had booked a van for 8 pax and it cost us €40. Going back it was only 3 of us but I cannot remember the price. We used to contact Mr Salvo Distefano - ( I have his email address but could not post it here). You can ask him for a quote by email. He was very helpful and spoke good English too.
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Sky channels are UK subscriptionay channels, interesting enough if you are at home, but rather spend your time enjoying Catania and the rest of Sicily. We did not turn on the TV at all I will have to say. I doubt you will find any US TV in Catania, but I can't say with any authority. Kind regards.
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"There's really not a bad choice of rooms. It's a nice place."
"Try for the newer part over the road (easily accessed via a tunnel), as we found this roomier and with better beds."
"Be patient - its Italy - eventually everything works just lay back and enjoy the good food and hospitality"
"212 is a quiet room"
"Make sure to ask for a room with a view."
USD 107 - USD 200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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