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Il Principe Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Alessi 20-26 | Centro Storico, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #5 of 103 hotels in Catania
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Brooklyn, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

what a lovely hotel! nice & spacious room with skylights, and a great location that made it walkable from the train station and near many of the sights we wanted to see. quiet and clean, the very nice concierge helped us with arranging a cab to the airport for 4:30am (yuck). close to the airport too, it was a 5-10... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 4 nights at the start of a two week stay in Sicily. Can't fault this hotel. Great location and room. Great base to explore the City and surrounding areas such as Etna. We stayed room only but there were plenty of very good cafés and restaurants close by. Staff more than happy to help with queries and suggestions.

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PrincipeHotel, Direttore at Il Principe Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for choosing Il Principe Hotel during your visit of Catania. We are very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We strive to give at our Guests the best service and their satisfaction is our first goal. We hope to see you soon again. Best regards Marco De Pinto hotel manager More

Lexington, Kentucky
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a delightful week in Catania and our choice of the Il Principe made the experience. The hotel is located in the hurt of the City and allowed us to walk everywhere with ease. There are at least 50 restaurants within a 20 minute walk and plenty of shopping. What made our stay memorable besides the beauty of the... More

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PrincipeHotel, Direttore at Il Principe Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your wondeful review. We appreciated very much your words about our hospitality and location. All our Staff is very proud to welcoming our Guests and to showing all the wonderful sights of Catania. We hope to see you soon again Best regards Marco De Pinto hotel manager More

Dusseldorf, Germany
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266 reviews 266 reviews
59 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel with my wife for two nights. The location was in the center of the city and very convenient. The room was clean and enough space for two of us. The Sicilian receptionist was friendly and supportive, and let us know the recommendable fish restaurants. The parking space was just in front of the hotel, and... More

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PrincipeHotel, Direttore at Il Principe Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for spending your time to share your experience with the other travellers. We are happy to read about your satisfaction for our services and for the central position of the hotel. We suggest to book in advance to find the better offers. The hotel web site is the best way to find the best conditions for... More

Lincolnshire, UK
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80 reviews 80 reviews
46 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

All the ingredients were there, but they didn't seem to hang together as well as they could. The hotel is hidden away in the cathedral area, but is quiet,which is a plus. Our twin room was adequate and the bathroom good (except that the wash basin lacked a plug - a bit third-world,that!). WiFi was slow and lacked useful bandwidth,... More

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PrincipeHotel, Direttore at Il Principe Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for sharing your experience at Il Principe Hotel with the other travellers. We appreciated your words about the hotel location and the reception staff. We strive to give our Guest the best service and, for this reason, we are very sad to read about your disappointment. First of all, we apologize for all the inconvenients inside... More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

After a recent stay at il Principe, I received an email from Mr Marco De Pinto, Direttore of the hotel, advising that my wallet had been found in our hotel room. Mr De Pinto was terrific - he made all the arrangements for the reimbursement of cash and the return of the wallet, including credit cards and driving license. And... More

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PrincipeHotel, Direttore at Il Principe Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Barbara, thank you for sharing your experience with the other travellers. Our first goal is the satisfaction of our Guests, so for us is normal to inform them if they forget something in the hotel. The difficulty, in your case, was that for Australia, the shipping policies are very restrictive. But we are happy that you received back all... More

Belfast, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

My husband and I stayed here in August 2011 for our honeymoon and fell in love with Catania so we decided to go back July 2014. We stayed with Il Principe on both occasions and can honestly say they were exceptional! The hotel is situated in the city centre and is walking distance from the main shopping street (Via Etnea)... More

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PrincipeHotel, Direttore at Il Principe Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stephie, thank you for choosing us for the second time, after your first stay during your honeymoon. We are delighted to read about your satisfaction for all our services, for the fantastic hotel location and for our excellent Staff. We everyday strive to give our Guests an unforgettable stay and your words are our best reward. We hope to... More

Gharghur, Malta
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This hotel was truly one of the most beautiful I'd ever stayed in! Staff are very warm and friendly, and location-wise it is great. Our 4th-floor room was spectacular!! Would love to come again some other time :)

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PrincipeHotel, Direttore at Il Principe Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rebecca, thank you for your wonderful review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our rooms are all very confortable and fully equiped with parquet floor, decorated ceiling, individual clima, free Sky TV, free internet connection, minibar, Iacuzzi bathtube, hair dryer...and, the ones at the 4th floor, have also two elegant ambients that allow our Guests... More

Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Beautiful hotel - lots of toiletries in the rooms - big beds - all clean and tastefully decorated - breakfast was lovely and they were happy to make us eggs how we liked them too! Everything was perfect except Marta the receptionist who was very abrupt and sarcastically smiling - one one occasion even laughed at my pronounciation in italian... More

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PrincipeHotel, Direttore at Il Principe Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Beejal, thank you for spending your time to share with the other travellers your experience at Il Principe Hotel. We appreciated your words about the hotel, the breakfast and the praise for Antonio and Pierpaolo, that are, as all the team, always helpful and smiling. We are really surprised for your opinion about Marta and the Barman. I asked... More

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for one night as a stop over before heading for the south coast. The hotel is in a great location in the centre and in walking distance to most places. The room was very well presented, clean modern looked as if it had been recently redecorated. The beds were comfortable for a good nights sleep.... More

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PrincipeHotel, Direttore at Il Principe Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your kind review. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your satisfaction is our first goal. We look forward to welcoming you soon again. Best regards Marco De Pinto hotel manager More

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Address: Via Alessi 20-26 | Centro Storico, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Catania
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Il Principe Hotel 4*
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