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Hotel Biscari

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Via Anzalone 7 | ang V. Vitt. Emanuele, 95100 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #8 of 50 Hotels in Catania
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Vienna, Austria
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sicily is different from Rest of italy.people are quite authentic,and catania is not a Tourist Location.the hotel has a certain Charme,not luxury,but sufficient.a relaxing on the roof is real a benefit.good hotel,i can recomend it.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I don't feel I can give a completely rounded view of this hotel as we stayed in rather unusual circumstances. Catania was abnormally cold, wet and windy during our stay, so all I would say is that this probably wouldn't be the best choice of hotel in the winter months! The hotel is an old palazzo with high ceilings, not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Somewhere in the middle of a bustling town is an oasis otherwise known as the Biscari. The contrast between the tranquility of the rooms and the outside is quite pronounced and really appreciated after a night out sampling the delights of Catania. I stayed in room 6 which was spacious, simply decorated with a juliet balcony overlooking via Emmanuele. Best... More 

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26 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We stayed in the Biscari for one night in August 2014. We stayed in Room 3. The hotel is centrally located in a quiet road and is only a 5 minute walk to the Duomo and the centre. It is situated a 10 minute walk from the bus station which is where the airport bus drops you off. There are... More 

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Cambridge, UK
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We paid 134 euros for two nights in a triple room with breakfast. Fantastic location in the city centre, friendly, helpful staff and huge room ( no 6) the plumbing was fine, the furnishing was fine and the view to etna, the duomo and the sea from our room was fab. Ok, it was a bit noisy and there were... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Whenever I question in the mail before I arrive , Every response was wholehearted and friendly. Bus terminals, airport, obelisk, cathedral, the fish market ...All spots are near this hotel. Above all, I still can't forget the scenery overlooking the cruise ship on the rooftop' s breakfasttime. If I go back to Catania , I will stay in this hotel... More 

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Reading, Berkshire
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24 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I've just returned from a weeks stay with my mates @ Hotel Biscari. I was staying in Room 9. We tried to get the 457 bus from Fonterossa Airport but it appears Sicily is not geared up to help tourists to use public transport, so we took a taxi which was expensive @ 31 euros!! We were greeted by Ilenia... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We stayed for 4 days at this hotel and it was perfect for us. Everything (restaurants/train station/ bus station/attractions) was within walking distace. The rooms were comfortable and the breakfast was just right. Oscar and the other 2 receptionists were extremely helpful at all times. Would definitely revommend this hotel.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for 6 nights and we had a wonderful time. We were initially worried that the hotel was up two big flights of stairs but the staff took all our luggage up and generally could not do enough for us. The room was huge and the location is very central. Good air conditioning and a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This hotel was an old palace.. we were shown to our room and it was the largest room I have ever seen. High ceilings and large windows everywhere... very grand. The staff were very helpful and friendly and organised our taxi to the airport at 5am.. and prepared us some breakfast to take with us. The hotel is up 2... More 

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