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Castello D'Urso Somma B&B

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Via S. Francesco la Rena 15, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 187 Catania B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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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
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This lovely oasis is an ideal place to stay if travelling in or out of Catania. We first used this B&B at the mid point of our trip to Sicily as an overnight stop to drop off the hire car and switch to a coach to Milazzo for visiting the Islands. It was such a lovely stop over that we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We wanted somewhere close to the airport to stay on arrival in Sicily, to relax and to facilitate a visit to Etna. Castello D'urso Somma was perfect , a very warm welcome from Santuzza a great pool to relax in fantastic grounds. The DIY nature of the breakfasts , available all day, suited us and allowed us to meet other... More

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Cologne, Germany
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

Castello D'Urso Somma B&B just south of Catania International Airport is your perfect stay to start off or end your Sicilian holidays are even stay two or three nights if you want to explore Catania, mount Etna and the region. The B&B is literally minutes from the airport (and not too far from Catania centre either, probably half an hours... More

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SGDS, Direttore at Castello D'Urso Somma B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a lovely review of your stay at Castello D'Urso Somma B&B! It has been our pleasure to host you and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay. We are always pleased to read great feedback regarding our property & team, as we try to go every day not one but... More

Linthicum Heights, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The warm welcome we received from Santuzza upon our arrival was indicative of the pleasant stay we had in her charming and most comfortable B&B. The bright and cheerful rooms were equipped with all the amenities the traveller needs. The surrounding grounds were beautifully and immaculately landscaped. The well-stocked and well-equipped pantry was a real plus. I was truly impressed... More

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SGDS, Direttore at Castello D'Urso Somma B&B, responded to this review

I am very appreciative of the very kind words you have written following you stay at our B&B! Our aim with all our guests is to ensure we try our very hardest to make them feel at home and meet their expectations. I do hope that you will come and stay with us again soon in the near future. My... More

Siem Reap
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I spent my first night in Sicily here and although I was delayed 3 hours due to a French air traffic controller's dispute Salvo found me at the airport and delivered me back to this amazing bnb and Santuzza's brilliant service skills.Numero uno and I defy anyone to find a more comfortable bed in Sicily.Mille grazie.

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SGDS, Direttore at Castello D'Urso Somma B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your kind words following your recent stay at Castello D'Urso Somma! We are delighted that you enjoyed all the facilities and most importantly the service we provided you with. Please do join us again soon!!! Many thanks once again, Santuzza & Co. More

Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The owner's daughter, Santuzza, was so warm and friendly, I am reluctant to write this review. They mean well, but miss the mark. The grounds, including the pool, are beautiful. The property is far from town, but close to the airport. That being said, it was not a comfortable stay. The castle is not where you stay. There is a... More

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SGDS, Proprietario at Castello D'Urso Somma B&B, responded to this review

Dearest Guest, So glad you arrived back home safely! Thank you for your review: your words will certainly help us to improve our services and features. Yes , you are right: the Castle is not where you stay. That's the family house, as per our website, as per all search engines you can learn more about us ( including Tripadvisor),... More

Turnhout, Belgium
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We stayed for 1 night before returning home. It's a pleasant place with a nice pool. Even though the airport is only 15 minutes driving, the planes did not bother us. Rooms are clean and breakfast is self service, you can take something all day long if you want. Recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I've travelled the world and stayed in hundreds places. This is the one totally worth giving 5 stars review. The place is beautiful, spacious and well maintained. Beautiful garden, palm trees, flowers and huge swimming pool! Room is clean and spacious. Very good value for money. The host, Joe and his daughter went above and beyond to ensure that our... More

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SGDS, Direttore at Castello D'Urso Somma B&B, responded to this review

Thanks you so much for your kind feedback following your romantic honey moon break with us here ! We were really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we have passed on your kind words to ourgreat team who always try their best to meet our guests expectations. Please do come and join us again soon!!! Our best... More

Licata, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

After a very long flight from Australia, this was a fantastic place to stay. Santuzza and her family are the most wonderful hosts, with arrangements made for their lovely driver Salvo to pick us up (at a very reasonable cost) from the airport even before we left Australia. The B&B was wonderful, so comfortable and relaxing, our only regret was... More

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New York City, New York
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12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We had an early morning flight out of Catania so, based on the reviews, I made a reservation for one night at Castello D'Urso Somma. What a wonderful place! First of all, Santuzza couldn't have been nicer. I was only sorry we didn't get to spend more time with her. Her directions to the B&B were perfect. She met us... More

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Address: Via S. Francesco la Rena 15, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Catania
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Hotel Class:3 star — Castello D'Urso Somma B&B 3*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
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Our unusual Bed and Breakfast is set in it's own gated gardens,with palms and trees.Guestrooms, which are housed in 2 self contained annexes around a historic Castle ( NO ROOMS INSIDE IT), are all ensuite ( with shower only)and offer a/c climate control, cable tv (Italian channels only),closet, desk,manual roller blinder and hair dryer (on request). Sorry, smoking is not permitted indoors.Our rates include:Self Service Buffet Breakfast ( Italian basic)* Daily housekeeping* Bed and bathroom linens* Energetic consumption* On site Private Parking* Use of the ourdoor semi-Olympic Swimming Pool - when open (towels not included)* WiFi* Local taxes and VATAlthough close to the airport, to the main highways, to the old city centre,we can offer a silent, relaxing andpeaceful location without being cut away from the world. Besides, our location is also very convenient for exploring most of the island, since the main motorways are a couple of minutes away from our property(Taormina 45 min; Siracusa 30 min; Mount Etna 1h, Palermo 2h).A warm welcoming and a friendly hospitality, which are typical values of our tradition and culture, combined with an exquisite tranquility, are the essential features of our Property. ... more   less 
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