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Il Principe Hotel

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Via Alessi 20-26 | Centro Storico, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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45 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location of this hotel is the best feature of this hotel. It is located beside the main street with a host of shopping and dining options. The rooms are good and the guys at the reception are very helpful.

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Brussels, Belgium
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A bit of strange building to my taste, the first hotel room without windows I have ever stayed in. I did have 2 small windows on the ceiling so that I could a least see a bit of sky in the morning, but I wouldn't recommend it to persons having a bit of claustrophobia....The room was quite small also. Very... More 

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in December. The room was nicely fitted out and the bed comfortable. But the noise from a nearby night club was terrible. They need at least triple glazing and shutters. The staff were not helpful. Our room didn't have a shower - essential in my view. I wouldn't stay here again.

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1 Thank Katherine J
Balzan, Malta
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since many years the quality of this hotel remains the same: excellent. It is next to the center but in a quiet side road. Not very easy to find by car, but when you arrive you know you did the right decision. Especially the welcome at the reception is very good. Hope you are lucky and meet Martha, the most... More 

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Malta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wont come again dor sure....bad room it wasnt welcoming and bad smell too...we couldnt sleep with the noise and music. No iternet. Bad breakfast. I dont recommande this hotel. If I stayed outside it would be better. The maid tooked some clothes because she taught we want them for laundry and when we called the receipcionist they told use... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay was terrible. We were a group of 6 and had 3 rooms. 2 of the rooms had no Internet. In one of the rooms the lights were held up by masking tape and the heating was stuck on very high, so it felt like a sauna (with no windows to let some air in) The noise was horrendous.... More 

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1 Thank Harriet L
Rome, Italy
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Recently went to Catania for a show opening and stayed at the Principe Hotel for a night. Loved the place and staff, great service and awesome location. Would definitely recommend it to anyone travelling there!

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1 Thank 1251984
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

The hotel is nice; good location; pretty building; well-maintained rooms. But forget about sleeping here, because there is a karaoke bar across the tiny street that blasts very loud music out all night. Apparently, the hotel can't do anything about it.

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17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

I cannot be more dramatic about how noisy this hotel is. Yes it is central. Yes it is tidy and one of the better equipped hotels in Catania. BUT: By the end of your first night you will be praying for the peaceful sound of garbage trucks and loud car horns outside the room that characterises the early morning and... More 

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Newcastle Upon Tyne
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67 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Reasonable hotel in a very central area. Can be hard to find initially so check out the location on a good map. or use a taxi. Only 15 mins to the airport. Only problem is the traffic can be busy around the hotel and it can be a bit noisy. I also found when running my bath, that the water... More 

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