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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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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225 reviews 225 reviews
35 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
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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Olathe, Kansas
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

At first look you may think it is a rough area, but it is not. The rooms are large and so are the bathrooms. They also do laundry on site and free wi fi. The local fish market is right outside your door and is a lot of fun walking around the market. Many restaurants and site's to see within... More 

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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

Close to the city centre, very friendly staff, nice and clean room. Breakfeast is in a bar close by, coffee and a dolci, enough to put you up until lunch. Beds are very good, we slept well. Since it is close to the centre, expect some noise from the street. We liked it!

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Great place to stay - comfortable, stylish and helpful owners. Air con works well and though you are seconds from the fish market it's easy to block out the noise. Avoid only if you can't cope with stairs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Great b&b! Great location for visiting Catania, nice clean rooms, very friendly and helpful staff. We went there twice on our trip to sicily arriving and departing from catania. Make sure you arrange a time for meeting staff if you arrive outside opening hours. Nearby parking in a locked and secure garage. Highly recommend.

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Carlow, Carlow, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Lovely staff, nice and clean, Breakfast was served in nearby cafe , croissant and coffee but could get anything for extra 50c,really enjoyed my stay here and would recccomend it to anyone, Was worried about the smell from fish market but it was hosed down every evening so no problem there.will return again.Also air conditioning brilliant as it was very... More 

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