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Il Principe Hotel

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“central location”(30 reviews)
“nice hotel”(25 reviews)
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Breakfast included
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All reviewscentral locationnice hotelexcellent locationthe hotel staffnoisy at nightpiazza duomopastriesthe main squarestandard roomstayed two nightsrental carvia etneathe heart of the cityfish marketthe air conditioningbuffet breakfastwi fi
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spacious comfortable room with a mezzanine area bedroom.Breakfast just ok,a bit chaotic and busy,no table available,staff trying to catch up with number of diners present.Quite a small area for number of guests.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is cosy, really comfortable with lovely and helpful staff. The location is just off the main square and couldn't be better for enjoying everything Catania has to offer. The breakfast was lovely, late checkout (although I think this is the norm in Sicily!)...More

Thank treasie1
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Beds like rocks , 0 service . Horrible rooms . Staff left baggage unattended in street. No toothbrushes, breakfast bare minimum. Close to centre and square. Staff friendly but doesn’t matter when the hotel lacks all service and functions. Non existing minibar or room serviceMore

Thank Fredrik K
Response from PrincipeHotel, Direttore at Il Principe HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Mr. Fredrik, regarding the beds, our mattresses are orthopedic but probably you're used to softer ones; we cannot do anything else than to suggest you to ask before your reservation about the mattresses softness. Regarding the service, is improbable that you could have a better...More

Reviewed 26 February 2018

Location can hardly be beat, But cleanliness is an issue. Mildew in shower/tub. Carpets thoughout looked like they had not been vacuumed in a very long time. WiFi access problematic. Breakfast was at about the level of a Days Inn in Iowa -- far below...More

Thank Leonirose
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Despite the great location and the nice pictures on the web site, unfortunately we had a bad surprise in our room. The offer stated 3 beds but in fact the third bed was a sofa bed which was very uncomfortable! It should be clearly said...More

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Amenities
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Dry Cleaning
Conference Facilities
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Air Conditioning
Minibar
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US$ 114 - US$ 340 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#3 Business Hotel in Catania
#4 Romantic Hotel in Catania
#4 Family Hotel in Catania
#12 Luxury Hotel in Catania
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$ 114 - US$ 340 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Business Hotel in Catania
#4 Romantic Hotel in Catania
#4 Family Hotel in Catania
#12 Luxury Hotel in Catania
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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21 February 2017|
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Response from quickchick2015 | Reviewed this property |
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... More
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JanetD12345
28 October 2015|
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Response from VTHokie81 | Reviewed this property |
It has valet parking for a daily fee.
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Tssssst
2 June 2015|
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Response from Gweilow | Reviewed this property |
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... More
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