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Il Principe Hotel

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4.0 of 5
Via Alessi 20-26 | Centro Storico, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I shifted to this hotel because the rates were similar to the earlier one which was quite a distance from the city center. This one is probably a mini castle converted to a hotel! Big rooms, high ceilings, free wifi that was very fast and an amazing location. The hotel lobbies and passages are very well designed and maintained. The... More 

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Scotland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

but it's not there yet. Which is a bit surprising, I visited it a few years ago and gave it a higher rating. Some rooms got a facelift, and the location is great, but it's the staff that brings down the score. We didn't get the room that was booked, it took a bit of arguing to get a simple... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We asked for a quiet room when booking but the pizza restaurant next door decided to have a pathetic and noisy hootenanny that evening - until 2am! The staff were well aware of their neighbor's antics and sympathetically upgraded us to an internal room. So far ok I guess, except for the poor wifi coverage and the multiple little password... More 

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

Dear Guest, thank you for choosing Il Principe Hotel for your stay in Catania. We apologize with you for all the inconvenience occurred during your stay. First of all the music of the outside local has stopped at midnight, as per our local law and it cannot be amplified by instruments. We gave you another room and the WiFi inside... More 

London, United Kingdom
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100 reviews 100 reviews
26 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good quiet hotel, close to all the main attractions. The rooms are fairly big and clean. The breakfast was the only let down, in a place with so many fresh products, it was disappointing to have carton juice and mass market products. You can park on one of the main streets a couple of minutes walk from the hotel and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Il Principe is a friendly, relaxed hotel, very centrally situated, the Duomo is only a couple of minutes awat and Il Crociferi, a street full of baroque churches is seconds away. The room was clean, comfortable and had an excellent shower. It was a little small, and there was no easy seating, so not somewhere you would want to spend... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night in the hotel and were amazed by the excellent location. If you want to do some sightseeing in Catania, you can start right in the middle of the main attractions! Rooms are quite nice and clean, but clearly oldfashioned! Our room had two balconys and a beautiful view on the old town. What we did not... More 

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

Dear Guest, thank you for choosing Il Principe Hotel for your stay in Catania. We appreciate your words about the location and the accommodation. We apologize for the noise caused by the hotel staff; we have informed the housekeeper of this incident. We strive to do our best to offer high standards and your opinions help us to improve everyday... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My father and I stayed here for the second time. The hotel is in a perfect location to visit all top attractions by foot. We felt welcome from the moment we entered the building. All the staff were helpful, always seeming eager to answer our questions. Marta in particular always greeted us with a smile and was very gracious with... More 

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

Dear Guest, thank you for your renewed preference for ll Principe Hotel. We are very happy to read about your satisfaction. We strive everyday to give the best service to our Guests and their happiness is our best reward. Hoping to see you soon again, we send our Best regards Marco De Pinto Hotel Manager More 

Ireland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 hotel reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a week of good weather in Palermo we arrived in Catania very tired after a strenuous journey on a foggy Sunday. Thanks to the friendly but highly professional welcome from an impressive young Catanian on the reception desk (Gabriele) we immediately began to feel better (we were recommended a good nearby restaurant which fed us well even though it... More 

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

Dear Guest, thank you for choosing Il Principe Hotel for your stay in Catania. We are very happy to read about your satisfaction for our service and accommodation offer. We strive everyday to offer our Guests the best solutions for their sejourn and their satisfaction is our best reward. The Staff of Il Principe Hotel and the other people who... More 

Wigan, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The reception staff, especially Carmen were very pleasant and helpful. I stayed in the annex, my room was comfortable and clean. I was a little disappointed by the breakfast as the bacon and eggs were stone cold, although there was a good selection of ham, cheese and pastries. The location of Il Principe is fantastic, two minutes walk from Piazza... More 

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

Dear Guest, thank you for choosing Il Principe Hotel for your stay in Catania. We are very happy to read of your satisfaction about our services. We strive to improve our service, also through your suggestions. Looking forward to welcoming you soon again Best regards Marco De Pinto Hotel Manager More 

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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The reception staff were helpful and cheerful, the rooms were comfortable and clean, as was the bathroom. A mirror in the bedroom would have been an asset as there was nowhere to apply make up or style hair if someone else was using the shower etc. The barman was very good and the only gripe I would have is that... 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 other travellers. We are happy to read that you appreciated our services. Your suggestions are very important to improve our service. Looking forward to see you soon again. Best regards. Marco De Pinto Hotel Manager More 

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