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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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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hotel is clean and staff friendly. Breakfast was good although hot food was a little overcooked. A special mention for Marta on reception. We had a problem with our flight to Malta. She spent over an hour helping us to sort it out. She was great!

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Island of Malta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel will provide a cosy and luxurious base for you to explore central Catania. It is minutes from the historical baroque Via Crociferi and from the main paizzas. Decor is modern and beautiful, staff very professional and breakfast first class. They were also very accommodating in giving us breakfast on our early arrival instead of on our last day... More 

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København
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is a true 4 star hotel, very comfortable, with good service and placed 2 minutes walk from the center of the city. The only criticism concerns the breakfast as the hot dishes were not kept warm. Otherwise it was nice with freshly pressed orange juice. One night it was somewhat noisy as a neighbouring restaurant (Alexander Nevski) had... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in this hotel for 7 days during business visit last week. The best part about this hotel is its location. Its right in between all the major attractions in catania. Walking distance away from piazza duomo etc. Rooms are well laid out with classic italian styling. My room had a french balcony. Breakfast was very good. Only thing i... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights. It was a nice surprise as Catania is an old city. Il Principe is really modern and stylish rooms, evrything was really clean. The location is perfect, in the center of the city but not noise at all in the rooms. Breakfast was also very good with a lot of options and delicious chocolate croissants!

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Cobham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As long as you choose room carefully this is a good choice. Pros: 1)Central but down a side road 2) Nice rooms - Italian feel but light and airy 3) Brilliant communication with pre arrival room request and my requirements were carried out perfectly. Cons: a) the pedestrianised "steps" outside come alive at 10pm and do not quieten down until... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent location. Quiet and well appointed. Rooms are clean and comfortable. Breakfast is adequate. To repeat the most important factor. You could not find a more central location. I can recommend this hotel without reservation.

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Uxbridge, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifully kept hotel in an historic location. Very friendly and helpful front desk staff couldn't have been more accommodating. Tons to do and see within minutes of the hotel. Huge daily breakfast buffet. Request a street side room.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would not hesitate to recommend this hotel if you are staying in Catania - we drove by many hotels and this seemed the prettiest and most centrally located, several minutes away from the Duomo and several tourist attractions. The rooms and very beautifully renovated and 3-4m high ceiling, very tasteful. The little tunnel from reception to the other side... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Centrally located and within walking distance of all the historic sites and a wide choice of cafes and restaurants (and shops). The hotel is clean and the staff helpful-allowing us a very early check-in. We were in a comfort room on the first floor,which had a great bathroom and effective air conditioning. Even though the temperatures outside were high we... More 

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