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L1|HLUK Loft design in front at medieval castle

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
1 night minimum
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Self-catering appartment in typical historic property in Catania. The appartment has been recently renovated by the architect owner in a style which reflects the local tradition yet adds a more up-to-date feel. It boasts a position in the heart of the historic city centre ( recognised by UNESCO as a world heritage site) directly opposite one of the most historically representative elements of the city, Castello Ursino, a 12th century castle built according to the wishes of Frederick II. Today this area is the pulsing heart of the day and nightlife of the city and is a gastronomic centre for it's cuisine.From this ideal position there is no need for the use of any transport as it is right in the centre yet far away from the city traffic. The appartment itself consists of a living room with ...Self-catering appartment in typical historic property in Catania. The appartment has been recently renovated by the architect owner in a style which reflects the local tradition yet adds a more up-to-date feel. It boasts a position in the heart of the historic city centre ( recognised by UNESCO as a world heritage site) directly opposite one of the most historically representative elements of the city, Castello Ursino, a 12th century castle built according to the wishes of Frederick II. Today this area is the pulsing heart of the day and nightlife of the city and is a gastronomic centre for it's cuisine.From this ideal position there is no need for the use of any transport as it is right in the centre yet far away from the city traffic. The appartment itself consists of a living room with a double sofa-bed, a dining area and a separate kitchen with a double bedroom and bathroom above.The rooms are well furnished with attention to detail.The appartment is perfect for a relaxing stay within a few minutes of all the interesting city sights for architecture and culture being only a few steps from the Duomo (cathedral), historic fish market, the civic museum, the Benedictine monastery, the main street via Etnea, the Greek amphitheatre, the Odeon and the operahouse.In the evening, the piazza surrounding the castle is lit up by many typical and reasonably-priced restaurants with the most fashionable clubs and pubs also situated here. A location where one can certainly enjoy all that the city has to offer! PRICE ALL INCLUSIVE ONLY for reservation made before april 2017 previous policy will be applied: cleaning fee (25€) to pay on site, air conditioning 5€ per day if required. OTHER INFO: Free on-street parking is available. Smoke is allowed only in open spaces (balconies) Due the local tourist regulation you can be charged for tourist tax €1,5 per day per guest over 18 The rental is supplied without centralized services in accordance with Law 431/98 without providing personal services. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: it04180160873More
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Water Park Nearby
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Central Heating
Blender
Dishwasher
Housekeeping Optional
Freezer
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Max the owner is very pleasant and easy going. We didn't need to contact him for anything serious during our stay, just once for help finding an adaptor for the socket for the washing machine plug when he texted us back straight away to say...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank H1llb1lly
Management response:Responded 15 August 2016

Thanks ALison.. it was a pleasure to have you as my guest

Reviewed 21 October 2018
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Date of stay: September 2018
About the Owner
Self Catering Sicily M
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English, Italian, Spanish
Response Rate:74%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2014
Interaction with guests
I will be happy to meet you and to welcome in the check in date. Please, for that, due I work during the day, tell me in advance your arrival time for better planning my day and for receiving you at the time you need. At check in, I will happy to give you all instructions, information, to give you the keys and to help you during your stay. Please feel free to contact me for any info you need and for any issue you have during your stay in our property. You can reah me by wapp, phone, email.
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About the neighbourhood
Perfect location for a stay in Catana. Apartment in front of the castle ursino a short walk from the Duomo, the main street and a few meters from the historic fish market. Castle Ursino Square is a gastronomical center of the city and have focused a great deal of restaurants and clubs. This area is still alive and can be reached easily from here all the most representative of the city. Stazinoe a bus is about 5 minutes from where you can take the means to reach places such as Etna, Siracusa, Taormina, Noto, Piazza Armerina The area of the Ursino Castle, where the apartment is located, is the heart of the city. The old folk tradition, proximity to the historic fish market, the Baroque context, make it fascinating. The location is central, and from here you can visit all the major tourist an...
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Catania is the second important city in Sicily and the main one in the east part of the island. The location is a the foot of Mount Etna the highest volcano in Europe and still active. The wonderful strength of Etna, the snow-covered peaks, the crystal clear sea of the Ionian coast, the historical and archaeological heritage, the baroque churches and palaces, the enogastronomic traditions and music, the innate warmth and hospitality culture of the people, welcome tourists in every season. Fire, water, and light meet, mingle and intertwine to give the visitor a unique spectacle. The province of Catania offers a scenario that has attracted tourists and travelers for centuries. A strip of land where nature mixes colours in an embrace
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