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Bad Catania

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Via Cristoforo Colombo 24, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Osijek, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great BB. its realy near to city centre.only minute away from Duomo. Host was realy polite and he gave us usefull tips. Rooms are huge and with creative decoration! 10 +. Breakfast was at some restaurant Cafe DOro witg best croissant ever.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A good budget option in a great location, BAD is not exactly luxurious, but is clean and comfortable. The breakfast - unexpectedly - was actually offered (using vouchers) at a cafe across the road, and not necessarily the most relaxed way to go about starting the day. Friendly and helpful reception. Did seem more like the private rooms of a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I saw here the pictures of the apartments were things were a bit different. We have stayed here for 2 nights in a room with a separate private bathroom ( in the hallway). I know it's not the most expensive room they have, but you expect that if a room was cheaper, that doesn't mean you it has to be... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

A colourful and artful hotel. Staff were really helpful. Location is close to shops, restaurants, and sites. Theu allowed us to leave our bags thwre afterr check out for a day. I only wish we had stayed longer. Highly recommended.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

very friendly, helpful, accommodating staff! (late arrival, extra cot for our child, help with taxi/car service) cool relaxed atmosphere, design oriented good location near the fascinating fish market, easy access to highway-to airport the light well had pigeons and neighbors 2 meters away, no we kept the shades down

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

BAD is unusual as it promotes itself as a B&B that is 'curated' by two designers so the emphasis is very much placed on how it looks and the originality of the art and ideas in the rooms. On those aspects it's hard to fault the ambition. We did have some interesting (slightly odd/scary art in our room). That was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Based on reviews we stayed at this place for two night. The room still smelled of bleach when we arrived. When we returned later, the room had an unmistakable smell of cigarette smoke absorbed into the bedding. There are many chips out of the walls that haven't been painted over. Above the bed without a headboard, there were two greasy... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

..Wish to share this great find, in the UK was recommended by The Guardian travel section. Was received by the ever so helpful owner himself, which even carried my bag to his first floor cosy, very personal hotel.. I was well shaft that it was all going accordingly, as I went to Catania for a weekend, last bits I read... More 

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Beaver Creek, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We booked online and arrived around 18:00, so the B&B was expecting us. We took a taxi from the train station(15euro). It was dark outside so happy Alesandro came to greet us at the door right away. We came to visit Catania for two days, but were pleasantly surprised with our room, how clean and quiet it was, we decided... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Nice big, clean rooms in lovely building near Duomo, fish market and bus stop to airport. However when we were there staff were largely absent- we had to call up the receptionist on his mobile at 8am when there was no hot water and wait for him to arrive. It's also not really a bed and breakfast and has more... More 

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