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Il Principe Hotel

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#13 of 50 Hotels in Catania
Certificate of Excellence
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hotel as part of a group tour and I was given a room (single) with a frosted window that looked out into an internal courtyard that was very clearly just for light purposes. It was also where the pigeons tended to congregate. The safe did not work and the promised repair man never materialised. The Jacuzzi...

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here 2 nights as part of VJV holiday, room was ok but small bathroom and temperamental shower. Can be noisy if your room is above the bar. No information in the room about local area, when I asked I received a badly copied map which was totally illegible. The staff are indifferent and one woman in particular at the...

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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed one night for business. Room was old and not properly clean. Breakfast served had few options and staff seemed not really customer focus. Parking is on the street, but they call it valet service, resulting overpriced. Will not recommend.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2017

good hotel ,clean , friendly staff, speak english, plenty of choice for breakfast including fruit. Nice bathroom products,not stingy with them.Downside is do not do evening meals but as central to the cathedral square some very good fish restaurants nearby.

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Marsaxlokk, Malta
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

The best hotel in Catania, clean, super break fast. Superb location. And friendly staff. We have been in this hotel for a number of years and we will never change it. This hotel is near piazza duomo, near via Etnea which is full of shops, near the famous fish market and tha daily market. Enjoy you stay.

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Reviewed 6 January 2017

Stayed at this hotel whilst on tour with a group of about 30 people. Room was passable and clean. Staff were totally indifferent to their customers Food was appalling and the buffet breakfast very limited. The only saving grace was the fantastic location.

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Glens Falls, New York
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were a large family, and booked 5 rooms. We paid full price, and the rooms were not available until after 4 pm. We all sat around the small lobby, and were never offered a drink, water, or anything to make this extended wait more pleasing. The rooms were small, cramped...bedspreads not clean and very torn. The entire hotel was...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay here because it is so central but it would be wrong to suggest it is worth four stars. Although my laundry was done immaculately, simple things like getting a decent envelope or sending a postcard were unavailable. The rooms were comfortable but it was difficult to regulate the aircon, the fridge made a terrible noise and...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The rooms were slightly small-ish but very modern and nice. Good location in the city center. Nice breakfast. We were just there for a short overnight so I didn't experience any of the services or amenities.

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Reviewed 17 November 2016

I came back with six colleagues a number of years since my last stay. I specifically wanted to stay here because of a very nice experience before. The hotel has slipped. The staff isn't as accommodating as in the past (they seemed bothered at times), the room was much smaller than I had before; I do not believe there's such...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
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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: $138 - $395 (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
#9 Luxury Hotel in Catania
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“It's worth noting that the air con isn't turned on until later in the year, so fresh air is a must.”
Kay987654321, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Avoid this hotel!!”
lcbaim, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for pictures of YOUR room. There are different rooms.”
6713, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have better views, check with reception. If you need a hot tub, make sure to ask.”
C_72n, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Make sure to ask for a room with good WiFi reception”
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