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Palazzu Stidda

Vicolo della lanterna 5 | Angolo Via Auteri 40, Catania, Sicily, Italy (Centro Catania)
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Palazzu Stidda
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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59 reviews 59 reviews
22 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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39 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 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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36 helpful votes 36 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
1 review
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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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

We stayed for a longer period at Palazzu Stidda, almost 8 weeks - and it was absolutely marvelous! Giovanni & Patricia always have a helping hand over, and always with a big smile. The apartment was nice and cosy, a small but well equipped kitchen where we did cooking for breakfast and almost one meal every day, when we didn't... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

When I booked our Accomodation on line for our 12 days in Sicily I hope that it would give us a true feeling of the life style and country where my husband was born. Well Giovanni and Patricia delivered far more than I could have ever expected. On arrival to our apartment Giovanni took the time to show us around... More

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Also Known As:
Palazzu Stidda Catania, Sicily
Address: Vicolo della lanterna 5 | Angolo Via Auteri 40, Catania, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Catania > Centro Catania
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 30 Specialty lodging in Catania
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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