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Giussano, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely accomodation. The hotel is perfectly placed at the bottom of "scalinata Alessi", in the heart of Catania. 1 minute walk from the gorgeous Via dei Crociferi and a couple of minutes walk from the Duomo. Comfy room and delicious breakfast. Friendly staff. Highly recommended!

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76 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stated here for 2 nights as part of a tour. We found the hotel to be very clean and the staff polite and helpful. The hotel is well located within the town and there are lots of bars and restaurants within walking distance. The breakfast was fine, exactly what you expect from a continental breakfast. Wifi was good apart... More 

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7 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We staied there for 2 nights and we were a bit disappointed by this hotel. Only the location and external appearance were good. The bed was really uncomfortable, the hotel was noisy and the breakfast was poor. The fridge in our room didnt work and the furniture of the bedroom was old. This is not a four star hotel!

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London
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32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice enough but not cheap, Great central location with lots of lively restaurants on the doorstep. Rooms were fairly basic and the bathrooms small but there us a much under used roof terrace. The staff were indifferent but more or less professional. Worth noting you need to put your key in the slot in the room otherwise staff don't knock... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a 10 days in Italy, we were craving an American-style breakfast, specifically scrambled eggs and bacon. We stopped by with hopes they opened their restaurant to non hotel guest and sure enough the did. For 12 Euros, the offer a large buffet selection including eggs, bacon, yogurt, fresh fruit, pastries, coffee, and juice. The buffet line was out of... More 

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Kadima, Israel
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

simply great! Excellent location in the Centro Istorico onarustic medieval street. Warmly welcoming great reception service-Marta professional and sweet-The room spacious modern and well equipped the bathroom elegant with bathtube .Food - breakfast -delicious.reception

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Driving around Catania centro is a nightmare but once we found II Hotel we felt more settled. Reception staff is very helpful and attentive. We had a room overlooking the street with a balcony that was wonderful. High ceilings, well decorated, wonderful bed. The bathroom was also very nice with plenty of amenities, shower gel, shampoo and some other bits.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely 2 night stay at Il Principe. The hotel was excellent; great location and very comfortable. We had a small issue when we arrived, in that the adjoining bedroom was locked and we weren't shown to our room so it went unnoticed and we thought we only had 1 bed for 4 of us!! It was put... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We stayed at Il Principe twice on this recent trip - once after flying into Catania and once just before flying back out of Catania. The transfer from the airport is pretty straight-forward on the Alibus, and the location is perfect, especially if you only have a little time in Catania. There is so much to see in Catania, and... More 

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PrincipeHotel, Direttore at Il Principe Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for sharing your experience with other travellers. We are very glad to read about your satisfaction and we will strive to improve the breakfast service even if the choice of food and drink is really rich and besides the international products (eggs and bacon, cereals, ham, cheeses, yogurts, tea, bread, butter, jams...) there are a lot... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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65 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

This hotel is in a great location, close to the city centre and the main place to walk and shop. However, our room(103) had no hotel information, so we felt very much uninformed. When we entered our room we wanted to chill a bottle of wine we had bought from a previous hotel, but the mini fridge didn't work. So... More 

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PrincipeHotel, Direttore at Il Principe Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, first of all I want to reply to your accusation to have drunk your wine: the quality of wine was so poor that not even a drunk in the middle of the street would accept it. When you complained about the minibar, the personnel asked if you wanted to change the room but you would not. The wine... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Il Principe Hotel is surrounded by baroque architecture in Catania's historic centre. Located on the Alessi Steps between Via Etnea and Via Crociferi, it offers free Wi-Fi. The rooms at Il Principe Hotel Catania all have parquet floors and elegant furnishings. Each room includes satellite TV and a private bathroom. A continental buffet breakfast is served daily in the dining room. Guests can also relax in the hotel's American piano bar. Il Principe Hotel lies 1.5 Km from Catania Centrale Train Station. The airport is a 12-minute drive away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Il Principe Hotel

Address: Via Alessi 20-26 | Centro Storico, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Catania
Price Range: $112 - $511 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Il Principe Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Il Principe Catania
Hotel Il Principe
Il Principe Hotel Catania, Sicily
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Catania
#4 Romantic Hotel in Catania
#5 Family Hotel in Catania
#6 Luxury Hotel in Catania
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