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Bianca B&B and Apartments

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Piazza San Placido, 3, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for one night before heading back home after our Sicilian journey. What a cool way to end it with a homely and quirky little B&B! The B&B is located in a piazza behind the Duomo and the room we had had a balcony with a view to Etna in the distance and a window with a view... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really nice please, comfortable, cleaned, gently people and friendly animals live there... Good breakfast , very strategic position and a lots kindness!!!!! We have a really nice time, and feeling like home.... Hope to come back soon!!!

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Malmo, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Together with Bianca (a dog) and Memole ( a cat), Lea and Francesco run this lovely B&B, that you will find on the 3rd floor in an old building. But don't worry, there is an elevator. We stayed here for a week and that was a great choice. The location is with a walking distance to everything and the mainattractions.... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Well .. Very happy for this choice and this is why I'd like to share my experiences with you It's walking distance 3 min from every thing cool in the heart of Catania .. My room is facing the church so it's a incredible wake up experience plus I have the harbor from my window .. The apartment owners are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We booked here naturally due to all the great reviews. The location turned out to be good though at arrival the setting is not pretty nor is the first impression upon entering the building. The hosts were very nice and helpful. The decor is eclectic beyond description but not really in a quality, tasteful way. The biggest problem was the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

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 August 5, 2014

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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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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