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De Curtis Palace

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Antonio de Curtis 30, 95100 Catania, Sicily, Italy (Centro Catania)
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Ranked #44 of 102 hotels in Catania
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014
Darren B Bradford, England, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bradford, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

When you arrive... you are shown to a big wooden door and a buzzer. There is no sign to say what the place is called and only has the name of the place on the buzzer you have to press on the bottom of a 12 button panel. So you push the buzzer and the door opens. You then find... More

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BRIGHTON ENGLAND
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83 reviews 83 reviews
35 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

I am truly astonished at the Professional photographs. I can hardly believe that it is the same hotel/ B&B. We had what we thought was two of the four rooms available neither of which were shown in the hotel photos. As previous reviews no sign of a terrace, we did glimpse an area up the stairs from the reception area... More

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Rome, Italy
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

The B&B is average, and it could turn into mediocre depending on the expectations. What could make it a good experience is the chance to feel like being in an old house of Catania in one of its alleys. Although the location is very good near the centre, the street is somehow grey, there are groups of well-behaved immigrants and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

My fiancee and I have just got back from the De Curtis B&B (as it says on the door - it is not a hotel). The photographs are misleading - there is no terrace or restaurant where you can have breakfast, the 'hotel' is on the third floor of what from the outside looks like a stable door with no... More

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Windsor, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Not easy to find from the outside as no sign only a small number with bell. Staff didn't speak English Staff locked myself, colleague and 15 students out so we were unable to enter the property and then denied doing it even through we heard him security latch on the door. The hotel itself is in the 'red-light district' of... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

We thought the cab driver had made a mistake when he dropped us off in this neighborhood. When we entered the De Curtis, we entered through what used to be an old stable, and it still looked that way. Our room was large and clean with a double bath and a small, dirty balcony. One place they advertise they are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

Despite the masses of stairs, doorbell that didn't work, retarded taps and dreadful breakfast, I quite liked the room. The decor was nice, the telly was big and the bed was by far the most comfortable I've encountered on holiday. The man at reception was really friendly although he didnt speak English. Instead we communicated through a series of grunts... More

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Hong Kong, China
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011

Stayed for 2 nights during the summer... Room was clean, well furnished and cosy. Hotel was a bit outside the city centre but near the bus and train station, which was handy. Staff were always available to provide advice on trips to Etna. Nice breakfast on the terrace.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2011

This B&B was wonderful; the staff were extremely helpful and patient with our limited Italian! They called affordable taxis for us for the airport when we needed them at early/late times. Everything was clean and newly renovated, and the breakfast was amazing with a great view. Broadband ethernet internet was in the rooms! It is kind of difficult to find... More

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Also Known As:
De Curtis Palace Hotel
De Curtis Palace Hotel Catania
De Curtis Hotel
De Curtis Catania
De Curtis Palace Catania, Sicily
Address: Via Antonio de Curtis 30, 95100 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Catania > Centro Catania
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #44 of 102 hotels in Catania
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — De Curtis Palace 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
De Curtis Palace is 500 metres from Massimo Bellini Theatre and 10 minutes’ walk from Catania Cathedral. It offers colourful rooms with flat-screen TV and a shower with hydro-massage and sauna.Rooms combine modern and pop-style décor. They are air conditioned and offer free wired internet. Guests can also relax on the common terrace and enjoy a breakfast buffet every morning.Catania Train Station and the main bus terminus are less than a 10-minute walk from Curtis Palace. The harbour is 800 metres away. ... more   less 
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