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Palazzu Stidda

Vicolo della lanterna 5 | Angolo Via Auteri 40, Catania, Sicily, Italy (Centro Catania)
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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
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location in the heart of Catania ,very close to the fabulous fish market and the lively,fun (if a bit seedy )via Plebiscito area.Comprises 3 apartments with own kitchen ,we had the smallest ,but the room still spacious and airy ,with a great sense of history and style.Giovanni and Patricia spoke English and French and were extremely friendly and helpful.Catania... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Giovanni and Patrice were exceptionally welcoming, lovely hosts, nothing too much trouble. The apartment was beautifully furnished, with great quirky style and vintage finds. Two balconies offered lovely views and a choice of places to sit for a beer or breakfast. A huge welcome basket of fruit in the fridge, all basics provided, we could easily have stayed more than... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Another awesome B&B type experience. Actually, you get your own flat which makes it even more of an authentic experience. The flat is spacious, clean and has two cute balconies. The whole building is owned and maintained by two awesome hosts! They showed us around the entire building, which they have renovated over the years. We were provided places to... More

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Rye, New York, Usa
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61 reviews 61 reviews
23 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Spent two nights with family. We checked in on 12/26, the day after Christmas. Many restaurants were still closed but Patricia prepared potato gnocchi so that we can cook in the room. Giovanni (her husband) was very helpful and willing to make our stay better. Room is simple but tastefully decorated. Strong WiFi and plenty of hot water. If you... More

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Munich, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

We just came back from a 10 day vacation in Catania with our 18 month old twins and we are already missing it. The appartment was super cute and perfect for us: - great location to walk around, to do food shopping and also to go by bus almost anywhere from Piazza Borsellino - full equipped kitchen and a washing... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Nothing short of amazing. The apartment is incredible and Giovanni is extremely helpful and talented. Together with his wife they renovated all the apartments from the ground on up. Creating comfortable and spacious rooms with a boutique style interior. Their keen eye for detail, craftsmanship and hospitality make Palazzu Stidda a wonderful experience and visiting Catania a treat. Make sure... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013 via mobile

Stayed in catania,taormina and syracuse. catania and these apartments were the highlight.hope to return somtime.you need at least 3 or 4 days here. longer if you want to do tours outside catania.lots of local shops and right beside huge market.

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Zug, Switzerland
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118 reviews 118 reviews
47 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

We could not find a better place to stay whilst in Catania, unfortunately it was only one night. What I really liked about the location is, that it is not in the middle of the city and on one of the big streets, but a bit on the side and still easy to find. The apartment we had was perfect.... More

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London
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46 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

It is hard not to be impressed by the two owners: they are artists who supplement their income with a few rooms of character. We had the apartment which would house a large family but it was nice just to enjoy the space as two of us. Good view of the medieval fortress. Rather felt like a scene from La... More

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mandurah
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Our hosts were lovely, friendly and helpful. We enjoyed the comfortable rooms and the location was convenient - right close to the fish market. We would definitely stay there again on our next trip to Catania.

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Address: Vicolo della lanterna 5 | Angolo Via Auteri 40, Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Catania > Centro Catania
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Also Known As:
Palazzu Stidda Catania, Sicily

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Palazzu Stidda Catania-Palazzo Stella in the Sicilian language-is an authentic and contemporary Italian Guest House of XIX century located in the Vicolo della Lanterna.Evocation of Sicily's various faces,this Boutique Home-Hotel consists of three different apartments:Amuri Flat n°1,Incanto Flat n°2,Odissea Flat n°3.The accomodations provides to its guests a relaxing and comfortable call,combining charm,beauties and functionality,alongside with the quality and care of a personalized hosting. The cozy flats are born out of the dream of a couple of sicilian and french artists who have recreated the place in them Atelier open to the guest. There is only a five-minutes walk to the Piazza Duomo,the Pescheria's,the Castello Ursino.The main sights are all at a walking distance as well:Via Crociferi,Greek-Roman Amphitheatre, Museo Belliniano,Opera Bellini. ... more   less 
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