The second-largest city in Sicily, Catania is chosen every year by thousands of tourists as the ideal destination for a holiday of relaxation, nature and culture. We’ve put together a list of ten diverse hotels for those heading to its Mediterranean climes.
Housed in a newly renovated palace located between two of the most charming streets in the city, via Etnea and via Crociferi, Il Principe Hotel offers elegant suites and wonderful rooms with all the comforts you could hope for. With a reception available 24/7, the staff will ensure each and every detail is taken care of.
Hotel Villa Romeo is the sole hotel in Catania to boast three wonderful garden-terraces with plants and flowers ornamenting every corner of each. The light-filled rooms are quiet and comfortable, with a photovoltaic system supplying electricity throughout the building. A special attention to nature is evident both in the décor and the atmospheric lighting.
Liberty Hotel is housed in a Liberty-styled villa dating back to the first decade of the 20th century. It features 18 rooms, amongst which are seven luxury suites, nine standard double rooms and two single rooms. The décor is somewhat retro and refined, even sumptuous, while its convenient location makes it an ideal base for travelling around Catania’s historical hotspots.
Located in the heart of Catania, Regina Margherita Hotel is another of those hotels which originated from the well-preserved ashes of a local noble palace. Situated close to the famed Giardino Bellini, an 18th-century park extending over 70 hectares, this hotel boasts a convenient location for anyone looking to stay as central as they can get. A hearty Italian breakfast is served every day in the breakfast room and all the rooms are cleaned on a daily basis, with a washing service upon request.
Ideally located on the waterfront of Catania, between the Baroque charm of the city and the never-waning beauty of the sea, Romano Palace Luxury Hotel guarantees a self-indulgent stay in the second-largest city in Sicily. The sole five-star luxury hotel in Catania, it is characterized by an unmistakable style ranging from west to east, all carrying the distinct mark of luxury and taste. Just a five minute drive to the international airport of Catania, this hotel is sure to prove a wonderful oasis in any tourist’s holiday.
Hotel Villa del Bosco is housed in a historic building dating back to the 19th century and is furnished with Sicilian antiques. A noble palace in more than solely its appearance, this hotel will provide all its customers with a memorable experience of luxury. Each of the 28 standard rooms are designed and decorated with a special attention to detail and they all differ from one another in order to supply every guest with something tailored to their needs.
Located in the heart of Catania, close to Piazza del Duomo and the Cathedral of Sant’Agata, Hotel Etnea 316 is a great-value place for a stay in the second-largest city in Sicily. There are double, triple, and quadruple rooms, a feature that is unusual and makes this hotel stand out from the crowd, especially when tourists are considering Catania for a family holiday. Breakfast is generally included in the price, staff are friendly and the location is absolutely ideal for touring the town.
With a polyglot and international staff available 24/7, Katane Palace Hotel is welcoming to say the least. With a buffet breakfast, free-of-charge WiFi in the whole building, transfer services to and from the Fontanarossa Airport (upon request), a TV room, an internet point, a bar, meeting rooms, newspapers, a restaurant and a private garage, this place is equipped to meet a whole range of needs.
Another hotel housed in a historic building in Catania, Residence Hotel La Ville offers all its customers the possibility of choosing between a hotel service or a residence service: rooms can be rented as independent units or as part of the hotel. Breakfast is served as a buffet, and all the rooms are elegantly decorated with antiques and vaulted ceilings. Just 200 metres away from the train and bus stations and half a kilometre away from the fair of Le Ciminiere, this hotel is perfect both for tourists and business people alike.
Housed in a historic building that used to belong to the local aristocracy, Manganelli Palace Hotel is a first-class residence for those who are looking for a special place to bed down in Catania. With ornamented, high-vaulted ceilings, all the rooms still carry the signature of the good taste and the wonderful fashion in which they were conceived and realized. The hotel features all the comforts anyone may wish for, including air conditioning, 24-hour room service, an internet connection, a private car park, a bar, a transfer service and the possibility of booking excursions, tours, and other services through reception.