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Romano Palace Luxury Hotel

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my fourth or fifth time at this Hotel. Its in Catania but on the outskirts, in summer it has access to a lovely sandy beach just opposite the Hotel apart from having its own outdoor Pool. The Hotel offers parking within its grounds and its location makes it perfect for anyone not just wanting to stay in Catania...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Most friendly and helpful receptionist ever( Paola), so lovely and great first impression of hotel. Couldn't have been more sweet, giving me directions to a function I was attending along with a helpful map, arranged the car within a few minutes,ensuring parking in car park and facilitating an early check in. If nothing else had gone right with hotel this...

Thank Muhammad T
Romano P, Direttore at Romano Palace Luxury Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Muhammad T, thank you for your feedback. We are pleasant to read that you liked our Hotel and our services. Paola will be proud to read your comment! We hope to see you soon too!

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Even though it is a tad outside the city center, this hotel is amazing. The hotel offers shuttle service to the center of Catania. In addition, the pools is huge! It is a great place to swim. Also, the rooms are nice and luxurious, and the staff are willing to accommodate you if you needed an extra bed. Lastly, the...

Thank shantt_13
Romano P, Direttore at Romano Palace Luxury Hotel, responded to this review

Dear shantt_13, thank you to have chosen the Romano Palace Luxury Hotel for your stay in Catania and for your feedback. We are happy to read that our Hotel and our staff met your expectation. Our goal is to make your vacation enjoyable. We hope to see you soon. Salvo Carluccio

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I loved my recent stay at the Romano Palace. The hotel is quiet and peaceful, with very nice access to the city and very close to the airport. Walking across the street to the ocean is convenient. The team at the Romano Palace are friendly and check in is easy. The rooms are comfortable and quiet and my wi-fi worked...

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Romano P, Direttore at Romano Palace Luxury Hotel, responded to this review

Dearest SCMTrance, thank you to have choosen Romano Palace Luxury Hotel for your stay in Catania, also thank you for your beautiful words about us. We are delighted to read that your stay was up to your expectations, from the rooms to the services offered. When Antonio, Alfredo, Valeria, Paola, Luciano and all our staff will read your review will...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This place clearly has had it's heyday and needs a refresh. Staff were very nice but the facilities are in need a of a major upgrade. How about an empty electrical socket for your cell phone and other electronic devices? Was supposed to have access to and from the airport with a shuttle which did not exist. Lovely driver but...

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Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

It's a great idea having something different but the hotel is in need of renovation. The room was very musty and needed airing and we struggled to open 2 suitcases in there. The bathroom was small and desperately needs updating, small hairs in the bath and thick black mould on the shower screen, taps, handles etc and it smelt faintly...

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Romano P, Direttore at Romano Palace Luxury Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lisa_Renee_Compain, Thank you to have choosen the Romano Palace Luxury Hotel for your stay in Catania. We want apologize with you if your experience did not live up to expectations. Bathrobes are present in the basic deluxe and they had a standard room. So it was at the request and we accommodated them. For the dirty room we are...

Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Very disappointing stay The two star rating relates to the supposed 5-star status of this hotel. Even If it was 3 or 4 star it would warrant an average rating of 3-stars. The location is close to the airport (15mins drive) and the pool the grounds are nice. The bed was comfortable When something is old but well looked-after, it...

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Romano P, Direttore at Romano Palace Luxury Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nilesh M, Thank you to have choosen the Romano Palace Luxury Hotel for you stay in Catania. First of all we want to apologize with you if your experience was not up to your expectations. We know that every stay experience is different and we always take seriously any feedback. Our hotel has a particular style. Including Arabic and...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Large hotel in massive grounds. Advertised as 5 star, but that is a slight exaggeration. Quite clean, with decent sized rooms but closer to the airport than Catania itself. You rely on the infrequent hotel shuttle or costly taxis to get to and from town. Not walkable and the hotel staff advised us it was not safe to walk into...

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Romano P, Direttore at Romano Palace Luxury Hotel, responded to this review

Dear david_a_london, thank you for choosing our hotel for your stay in Catania. We are sorry if our hotel did not meet in full your expectations. We stand halfway between the airport and the city. both 5 minutes away by car. Our staff advised our guest to not going by walk to the city couse a very busy stretch of...

Reviewed 13 September 2016

Easy to find, along a large road. Parking inside. Multi-language Reception. Nicely decorated, marble etc. Rooms are rather medium size (no place to put 2 luggages), even if the balcony is rather large. Nice swimming pool.Location of breakfast not well indicated. Restaurant has a list of attractive meals. Recommended to take half board. Large list of wines. Services quite good....

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Romano P, Direttore at Romano Palace Luxury Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jojisan, Thank you for your review and to have choosen the Romano Palace Luxury Hotel. We are pleasant to read that your stay in our Hotel was a good experience for you. Our Hotel have a particular design, in an Arabian style, and we are happy to know that you liked it. All our services are designed to make...

Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 11 September 2016

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Romano Palace Luxury Hotel rises in an ideal location on the seafront of Catania. Immersed in 25,000 square metres of private gardens, where the arabics fountains and a swimming pool with Jacuzzi create a charming and relaxing atmosphere. The hotel is an enchanted oasis between the Baroque of the city and the sea, overlooked by the great and magic presence of Mount Etna .Just a few minutes far from Catania historical centre and Vincenzo Bellini airport, both easily accessible with the free shuttle service of the hotel and only three minutes away from the touristic port and motorway junctions. Romano Palace is the best place where to enjoy the attractions of Catania and the beauties of Sicily in absolute freedom and privacy.The style of the hotel is the result of a long search between West and East, thus creating a unique mixture of Arabic atmosphere that crowns in a huge Hall. One hundred and four are the rooms and suites, each with its own style and the top of all modern comforts.Outdoors and indoors spaces are all multifunctional, meant to reach the guest’s comfort and care his privacy. The gardens and the fountains, the lounge bar, the swimming pool with its bar, the summer restaurant “Tokai Garden” and the panoramic roof garden “Papavero Blu”, the gourmet restaurant “ Coriandolo”, with its intimate and refined atmosphere. The “Posidonia” restaurant ideal for banquets, gala dinners ,and business lunches.A great balance between elegance and modern technologies in the plenary meeting room with a capacity of 330 seats and control room. Exhibition areas, and eight break out rooms all equipped with blacked out modular panels , modern and comfortable in their style.Romano Palace hotel is the ideal place where to satisfy your wishes and needs: Come and find out the pleasure to be cuddled in a luxury Home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Romano Palace Luxury Hotel

Address: Viale Presidente Kennedy 28, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Catania
Price Range: ₹ 6,634 - ₹ 12,139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Romano Palace Luxury Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 104
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Romano Palace Luxury Catania
Hotel Romano Palace Luxury
Romano Palace Luxury Hotel Catania, Sicily
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Catania
#4 Green Hotel in Catania
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“Book another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles VenetianGirl, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“take a room pool side”
 of 5 bubbles jojisan, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Perfect hotel !!! Just beautiful !!! Perfect place, resting reaching and very close to the airport. Quiet hotel, Hotel not want to leave him. Service from the films with the courteous reception, polite, knowledgeable and willing to help. Tasty breakfast with a variety of options. I'm sure I come back !!!”
 of 5 bubbles Z9449CH_, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Take a room to the backside.”
 of 5 bubbles justus2015, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I would suggest to be on the safe side choose rooms away from the pool and bars for quiet”
 of 5 bubbles skydiver028, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
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