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Il Principe Hotel

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#14 of 50 Hotels in Catania
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for two nights. The room was spacious and beautifully appointed, as was the bathroom. The staff were, for the most part, courteous and helpful but a call for an extra pillow was completely forgotten and I needed to ask again the following morning. The bar was quiet and elegant and serves an excellent spritz.

Thank AtticusPenfold
Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location, close to the centre of the city, close to the sights and with plenty of restaurant's on it's doorstep. We were in a well proportioned room on the 4th floor and did not have any problems with street noise - wifi signal was fine. Good variety at breakfast, which I would describe as typically Italian! We enjoyed our...

1Thank toby187
PrincipeHotel, Direttore at Il Principe Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for spending your time to share your experience with other travellers. We appreciated your words and hope to see you soon again. For your next stay, don't forget to use the special web site code: webpro Best regards Marco De Pinto Hotel manager

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a wonderful experience at this hotel. The hotel is lovely, and situated in a very good location in the heart of the city. Easy to walk to all attractions. Close to great restaurants. Our room was fantastic....spacious and clean. The staff was very friendly, especially Gabriele.

1Thank Lorraine C
PrincipeHotel, Direttore at Il Principe Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for choosing Il Principe Hotel for your stay in Catania. We are very happy to read you enjoyed your stay with us. For your next reservation, try our web site promo code: webpro We look forward to see you soon Warm regards Marco De Pinto Hotel manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

The shower spray could not stay on its holder, so that you had to hold it to shower yourself. So much cake and sweet stuff at breakfast. Very noisy at night too. The bed was comfortable but I wouldn't recommend staying there. WiFi very erratic and didn't work in room.

Thank Mary H
PrincipeHotel, Direttore at Il Principe Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for spending your time to share your experience at Il Principe Hotel with other Guests. We apologize for the inconveniences occurred during your stay. However it's not the truth that at breakfast there are only cake and sweet stuff; we provide also scrambled eggs with bacon, hard-boiled eggs, wurstel, cheese, ham, green salad and much more....

Long Island, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at this hotel as part of a tour and it was about what we expected. Comfortable bed, good shower and air conditioning that worked. A negative would be spotty internet service, but we experienced this throughout our tour of Sicily so not a big negative for this hotel vs others. Location near fish market and a few top sightseeing...

Thank john l
PrincipeHotel, Direttore at Il Principe Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for sharing your experience with other Guests. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. As previously explained, the hotel has the best Internet tecnology available at the moment. However soon we should have the new line in optical fiber and the signal should be stronger. We hope to see you soon again Best...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location right in the city the rooms and beds were comfortable clean and had air con, balcony was a bonus, breakfast had some good choices but no sausages, rashers etc which is not a bad thing ..........

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The access to this hotel means that the transport has to drop you a fair distance from the hotel. The portorage was covered by the tour company but it was a difficult walk every morning to the coach. The room was very tired - the toilet seat was loose, the bathroom light did not work, the air conditioning only worked...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a shock to stay at Il Principe after staying at so many lovely hotels in Florence and Siena. The female receptionist was AWFUL. She couldn't be bothered to tell us anything about the area or amenities. The room itself was nice and the bathroom was spacious but the street noise was so terrible that we didn't get to...

Thank Erin M
Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2017

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...

1Thank Kay987654321
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 15 April 2017 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...

Thank Jaxamo

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
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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: $134 - $427 (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
#10 Luxury Hotel in Catania
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“Rooms were allocated without consultation.”
Y7121MUkeithm, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the street”
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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!!”
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