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Liberty Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via San Vito, 40, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy (Centro Catania)   |  
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Ranked #1 of 50 Hotels in Catania
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“Beautiful Hotel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

After a wonderful two week stay in Sicily and Italy, this was a beautiful hotel to stay for our last night. The staff was extremely knowledgeable and friendly; the hotel is absolutely beautiful. Large rooms, large beautifully tiled bathroom and close to many sites. Sorry we were only there for one night as there is much to see in Catania. This was one of the most beautiful places we have stayed on our trip.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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27 hotel reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

We had a pleasant 2 night stay in early June. Our room was beautiful with enormously high ceilings, giving a great sense of space, and an elegant decorative style. The plumbing was good quality although the shower was a bit of a squeeze. No room service but when we arrived late the first night they helpfully sorted a pizza delivery. The breakfast is the only downside, the food is quite average and they play a tacky promotional video on a beamer against the wall advertising day trips to Etna. Outside of that though we'd be happy to stay there again as the staff was helpful and friendly throughout.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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London, Ontario
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

We spent one night at the Liberty Hotel and it was very nice. Francesco and Salvo gave us excellent service. The room was lovely and the ambiance is historic and very warm. We missed breakfast because our flight was so early, but we had a cappuccino before heading out which was perfect. The hotel is in a great location, you can walk everywhere and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank you for the kind hospitality!

Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Oxford, England
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Stayed five nights in a suite in early June. Beautiful, spacious bedroom and sitting room. Hotel lounges elegant and comfortable, staff absolutely charming, helpful and efficient. Excellent breakfast.
Everything spotless, nothing too much trouble.

The hotel is a few minutes walk from the touristy areas and one result is that there are few tourists around in bars and restaurants and hence we found the Italians to be that bit friendlier and prices a bit lower than down the hill in the tourist areas.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

This was a delightful oasis of peace after the challenging driving conditions of Catania itself. Being Brits we thought it was us but the staff assured us they felt the same. We were also upgraded to a beautiful suite and given excellent tips on what to see and where to eat. No where was more than 15 mins walk away. We would strongly recommend the Museo Storico dello Sbarco in Sicilia 1943 - the story of WWII in Sicily good for kids and adults alike.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for part of our honeymoon and were upgraded to a beautiful suite. Staff were extremely helpful and very friendly. Breakie was plentiful ( heating a little too high in the dining room) Wouldn't hesitate to stay there again!!

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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London, United Kingdom
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Stayed at this hotel for a short break. Very nice, quality hotel and the staff, especially Francesca, couldn't have been more helpful. Easy to walk around and got good recommendations for restaurants. our favourite was Il Mare.

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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Via San Vito, 40, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Catania > Centro Catania
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Catania
#1 Business Hotel in Catania
#1 Luxury Hotel in Catania
#2 Family Hotel in Catania
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Liberty Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Liberty Hotel provides for 7 suites, 9 doubles and 2 singles, all of the romms are characterized by a unique "name", that, evokes the feeling they inspire.Different decors, precious stylish art-deco pieces and prestiogious draperies, remind to the original Liberty drawings made by Hoffmann in 1911.The bathrooms, with precious marble mosaics, and a game of mirrors, are fully equipped. All of the rooms are fully furnished, with independent air-conditioning control, electronic safty box, two telephones, Digital TV (some foreign channels), minibar. ... more   less 
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