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Bianca B&B and Apartments

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Piazza San Placido, 3, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #4 of 187 Catania B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My four-night solo stay in B&B Bianca couldn't have been better. The room was spacious, bright, warm and homey, complete with a scenic balcony. It was cleaned every day, and had everything I needed. Zero complaints at all, wonderful. However, it's Lea and Francesco that make the place shine. They're both excellent hosts - relaxed, chatty and exceedingly friendly. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our two last nights were spent in Catania at this beautiful b&b Bianca. A bit difficult to locate at first since its inside an appartment-building. It's located on the third floor (there is a private elevator), comfy,spacious and we haven't felt so much at home elsewhere, as we did here in b&b Bianca!. Our room was located on the back... More

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Our two night stay at Bianca's with Francesco and Lea was fantastic. The stay and the house was actually one of the highlights of our trip and has inspired us to better our own apartment in Shanghai. Very warm people, fantastic location, beautiful rooms and great suggestions on local eats. It's a perfect combination.

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biancabb, Proprietario at Bianca B&B and Apartments, responded to this review

Hello Guys It's been very nice meeting you, even if you have only spent here a short time. Please come back visit us and catania again. Thank you very much for your review and for thinking back about us once at home. Don't you forget about us and sicily! :) More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Leia and Francesco are exceptional hosts. They are so nice and accommodating. Since we were only staying one night in Catania, Leia made sure to recommend everything we should see within our short stay. She recommended some great places to see, eat, and enjoy. The best recommendation was her dinner recommendation, if you get to stay at her B&B, ask... More

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biancabb, Proprietario at Bianca B&B and Apartments, responded to this review

:) hello guys thank you for your review your opinion is very important for us, it makes us understand that we are going the right direction. Please come back visit us again! See you next time! Lea&co. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We only stayed 1 night at Bianca, at the end of our trip to Sicily, but we wish we could have stayed longer as we had a lovely time. Lea and Francesco are wonderful hosts who gave us a very friendly welcome, including lots of information about the city (in perfect English - Lea you are too modest!) - where... More

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biancabb, Proprietario at Bianca B&B and Apartments, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you very much for your review. I am sorry you haven't got the time for appreciate Catania as a city. I am sure it's been a question of time. Catania is a big city, still very easy to visit by walking around but you surelly need some time to see the fish market, the dome square, the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Contacted Leia at Bianca B & B and Apartments quite early as we wanted to be sure to get a room here during our stay in Sicily. We previously had plans to visit other parts of the island but decided to spend all of our seven nights here. It proved to be a right decision in retrospect. We visited Siracusa,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Wow, this is a really nice apartment, with some funky stylish decor. I'm not normally such an aesthete, but this was very tasteful. The hosts were very caring and served us delicious local fruits in the morning. There is a cat and a dog who are also very pleasant.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We stayed 1 night in Catania and were a bit deceived about our stay in B&B Bianca. It is a nice location, close to the piazza del duomo, bit at the same time very busy. Although the website stipulated that breakfast would be offered at 7 am, it would only be available at 7:30 at the earliest. The card the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Lea and Francesco run a first rate establishment. They are somehow able to make you feel as if you have a private apartment with the most helpful neighbors ever. We had the most wonderful conversations with them. Their recommendations for restaurants (and their warnings, in one case), proved absolutely prescient. L&F have, over time, picked out a small group of... More

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biancabb, Proprietario at Bianca B&B and Apartments, responded to this review

sometimes people come here and leave a so nice memory we will never forget. This happened in your case dear L. Thank you for your review, that you for your nice and sweet words. What can I say I am very happy you liked it here and you loved the city I hope to meet you guys again. :) More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

What should we say? If Catania has been such an incredible experience, most of the credit goes also to Lea and Francesco (and Memole and Bianca of course, two little adorable fluffy pets)! Their B&B it's something magical, with a great taste in his design and a warm atmosphere that will make you feel at home. Plus you'll find the... More

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biancabb, Proprietario at Bianca B&B and Apartments, responded to this review

hello Guys thank you so much, you know that your company is been a great pleasure for all of us as well (memole and bianca loved your cuddels as well!!) Please come back visit us again soon! Catania has much to offer :) Lea & Co. More

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Address: Piazza San Placido, 3, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Catania
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Hotel Class:3 star — Bianca B&B and Apartments 3*
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The b&b Bianca is located in the historical center of Catania, in Piazza San Placido square, next to the dome and very close to all the most important monuments and interests of the city.The apartment is on the 3rd floor (with elevator) of a 700 century building. The view on the etna, and sea, the architecture and history of the building make it special and charming. The rooms are all bright and wide, equipped with every comfort.Bathroom, air condition, internet wi-fi in every room.Lea, Francesco, Bianca e Memole will welcome you at home.They will always be happy to talk about the city, give you informations and help you with organizing tours on the etna or cities around Catania (like taormina, siracusa etc. )They will take care of their guests and prepare a good breakfast every morning, the right start for a good day in Sicily! ... more   less 
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