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Gattopardo House

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights while passing through Catania. They guy stayed up late to let us in. Had a room with external bathroom - was nice and clean, good service, good air con, great location. Thanks! ...............................................

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is brilliant -quiet yet very central. We had the suite which was quirky with its painted ceiling and spotless and so spacious. This is a no frills budget hotel but was absolutely perfect for our three night stay and we would certainly recommend it. Each night we ate an excellent meal at a place recommended by our host... More 

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Canton of Bern, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

The guesthouse is very well placed, the room was clean, nice and comfortable and the host was very knowledgeable and kind. The "old" living room is amazing! Just onz thing I disn't like: breakfast room and the choice

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Tralee, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

excellent location, right in the centre of Catania. rooms are huge with high ceilings, no shortage of space. bathroom facilities good. would definitely stay again cons: they have notices advising €10.00 per hour or part of, if overstay checkout. a bit overdone!

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Thank Donal F
Park Ridge, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

If I could I would give it 10stars. Very easy to get to once you learn how Italian streets worked. Near the hop on hop off bus so being a tourist was easy. The host Carlo was very nice and extremely helpful from start to finish. We asked him about Etna tours and recommended a company. He even called and... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

the hotel is in the heart of Catania, right near the Via Etnea, between vila Bellin and University Square. Equal distance. 15-20 minutes walking from the central bus station, a lot of restaurant and stores closer, nice monuments...the hotel is located at 1st and 2nd floor of an old nobiliar building. very impressive. the rooms are very clean and warm.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Beatiful,huge clean quiet rooms. We booked a hostel and we found ourself slepping in a baron house with fresco painted ceilings and fine looking forniture and right at the centre of Catania!!! Fantastic!!

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

We arrived late from Nicolosi and Carlos, the manager, was up waiting for us. He was really helpful -- helped us to settle in etc. The rooms are regal and right smack in the heart of Catania's old city centre. It's surreal. We'll definitely come back.

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Thank Sonny K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

The Gattopardo is almost on the main Via Etnea and five minutes walk from the main historical sights. It describes itself as 'not a hotel' and offers no food or facilities beyond a room (most en suite). But what rooms! We had a four poster bed, the lobby was decorated with antiques and the room adjoining reception could have come... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

Situated in central part of the city, it's close by to everything. Run by a really friendly and helpful family. The building is fantastic , history , history and history! The rooms are big and clean Step back in time and experience something really special It's not main stream but it tick all the boxes Highly recommend

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Gattopardo House, situated in the historical centre of Catania, within a noble Palace of the 1800's has a view of the bustling Via Etnea. It is walking distance from all the main monuments of the city, shops and restaurants where one can taste the delicious typical Sicilian cuisine. The rooms are spacious and bright, some are furnished in a classical style and others are modern, all with balconies, air conditioning, television, safe, free wifi, wardrobe, desk, toiletries and hair dryer in the bathrooms. We offer both Standard and Superior accomodation. Some standard rooms are furnished in a modern style with an elegant touch and bright colours others in a classical style with original floor tiles and frescoed ceilings. These rooms have outside private bathrooms to be used exclusively by guests. Superior rooms, on the other hand, are furnished mainly in a classical style with ensuite and balcony overlooking Via Etnea. The Gattopardo House offers free wifi, has a lift, a kitchen and a dining room are available for guests. In the near vicinity there is a paying car park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gattopardo House

Address: Via Minoriti, 10, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Catania
Price Range: $53 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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