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Hotel Royal

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  • Poor5%
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The Royal Hotel is a four star hotel in the centre of Catania with 19 rooms. The rooms are positioned on three different levels. Each room is named after either an important Sicilian person or period of Sicilian history. The first floor is dedicated to Vincenzo Bellini. A world-renowned composer, born in Catania, and author of noted works like La Norma. The same Norma lends her name to our most beautiful suite. This suite boasts beautiful vaulted ceilings where, following a meticulous and complex restorative project, we were able to maintain the original frescoes, painted in the 18th century. The frescoes are not the only unique features of this suite, which could more accurately be called a royal apartment. It is almost 50m2 and has a fabulous bathroom, like something directly from the fabled Arabian Nights. The second floor is home to the rooms dedicated to Magna Grecia (Latin for "Greater Greece"): a very important period in the history of the city of Catania. The third floor is dedicated to Giovanni Verga. This author brought the name of Catania and of Sicily into the lives of many around the world with his historical novels, names that are kept alive today in names of the rooms of our hotel. All rooms are equipped with LCD monitor, WiFi, and a control panel for the electronic adjustment of lights, but most importantly they are very spacious. The Superior rooms boast either a splendid four-poster bed or a private terrace. One of the Superior rooms has a private access to the rooftop terrace with the possibility to book the exclusive use of the Solarium and the Jacuzzi. The Suites are particularly ample with separate, clearly defined living and sleeping quarters. The Suites also offer a relaxing shower with water massage.
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Property amenities
Channel 1
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Hot Tub
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Accessible rooms
Minibar
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HOTEL STYLE
Historic Hotel
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All reviews four poster bed sun terrace equipped bathroom decorated ceilings ravioli air con old palace major attractions hotel is in a great location superior room loved this hotel third floor via etnea spoke english the breakfast area lovely terrace cakes
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is in a great location. Try to get a room off the street which is very noisy. It is worth checking to see if the bar and restaurant are open. They close in October and we were disappointed as they looked like fun.

Thank ICFD5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel's location is perhaps its saving grace. At first things seem fine, modern electronic keys, clean well-equipped bathroom etc but then one finds little things. The balcony doors are difficult to open. the shower door is stuck, The loo doesn't stop flushing. The crazy...More

Thank Veni_bibi_edi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is situated in the ehart of old catania, and has charming rooms , but in my case the negligence in terms of upkeep (electrical stuff mostly) detracted from the charm. Also the step to get on the platform of the bed is a...More

Thank vughtenaar
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Location is perfect. Comfortable public areas. Very good breakfast in amazing terrace with great atmospheric view. The room was dusty. Bedroom dirty with leftovers of hygiene items in the shower area and waste bin. At my request just to remove garbage from the waste bin,...More

1  Thank Natalia_Yusupova
Reviewed 8 October 2018

The hotel was very comfortable, very close to the roman ruins and the monastery. easy walk to the fish market and opera house. Our room was big,, had a private terrace with dinner table, and a large bathroom. the view from the restaurant and bar...More

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peggy l
27 June 2017|
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Response from MihaHammer | Reviewed this property |
Do not recommend this place. You surely will be out of fun. Any fun! Want to eat ashamed, use it, or find a better place to relax and have enjoyment
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Tracy L
24 May 2017|
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Response from HotelRoyalCatania | Property representative |
Kind Guest, thank you for your question. Besides the rollaway beds, which may be too tiny for your son, our hotel has some double rooms with an extra regular single bed. Please, do not hesitate to contact us directly to... More
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sevendevils
11 March 2017|
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kind guest, the hotel was renovated last year. best regards
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"We were there Saturday night and the street noise lasted until 2 in the morning. Ask for a room off the..."
ICFD5
3 weeks ago
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"street rooms can be noisy"
vughtenaar
4 weeks ago
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"ask for a quiet room that does not face the street; make sure they check that the air conditioner works."
VicNewton
7 Oct. 2018
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"Ask to see rooms first"
loraine240254
22 May 2018
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PRICE RANGE
USD 177 - USD 565 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
royal hotel catania
LOCATION
ItalySicilyProvince of CataniaCatania
NUMBER OF ROOMS
19
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