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Via Plebiscito 133, 95121 Catania, Sicily Italy See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness center
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

We were stopping over for a night in Catania. Rob and Christina went above and beyond to make our stay as comfortable as possible. The decor is fabulous and the location of the b&b is perfect for getting to the local market and city centre....More

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Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

I really love this b&b! The rooms are just as beautiful as they are in pictures, and the breakfast was simply delicious. Location is perfect, there's short walk to everywhere. Above all, hosts Cristina and Rob are truly lovely! They helped with everything, and gave...More

1  Thank ElisaN804
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Awesome different decoration, the owner is absolutly nice, ready to help, advice - making sure you feel comfortable. Very clean B&B, with great attention to details! Highly recommended while staying in catania or looking for a place near by the airport!

Thank Josephine V
Reviewed March 23, 2018

We were 2 nights at the B&B. Rob welcomed us with a good coffee (which was on the spot). In the check-in he explained everything we needed to know about the city (Where to eat, to visit etc..) and answered every question in a very...More

Thank Dvir S
Reviewed November 28, 2017

Booking was easy, uncomplicated and very friendly. Easy to find, centrally located, close to Castello Ursino, street parking was no problem (i.e. no permits required), a warm welcome by the lovely Cristina with fabulous tips for exploring the city. The apartment is charming, quirkily decorated...More

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Description
Cristina (Sicilian) and Rob (English) welcome you to the "5 Balconi Bed & Breakfast," a sunny palazzo built in the 1800's, with lots of color, character and charm. We are situated in the historic heart of ...More Catania, in the quarter of the famous fish market and right above the 13th Century Ursino Castle, which dominates the piazza and gardens of Federico di Svevia. Here you can wine and dine "al fresco" on delicious typical dishes at very reasonable prices, while soaking up the atmosphere of an authentic Sicilian quarter. We offer elegant & luxurious rooms to accommodate singles, doubles, triples, with inter-connecting family rooms for up to 5 people. All have 5 metre high domed ceilings and chandeliers, very comfortable beds with mosquito nets, duvets in winter and flowering balconies of iron and marble.NB: Fresh linen/towels, air conditioning & heating are standard in all the rooms.Wi-Fi, iron & ironing board, a fridge, chilled mineral water, organic biscuits & tea/coffee making facilities are also available for guests, any time and free of charge. We also provide a list of our recommended restaurants, local information & book excursions to the volcano.Our breakfasts are nutritious and delicious and can be taken in your room or in the communal dining area.NB: We serve locally produced organic oranges, bread & marmalades. Savoury breakfast alternatives are available for guests who don't have 'a sweet tooth'. We are only 10 mins. By bus/car from the airport, a 20 min. Walk to a golden sandy beach and a convenient base for exploring the East coast of the island (Taormina, Etna, Siracusa, Pantalica & Enna are all within 1 hours drive).Parking is free, infront of the B&B and in the surrounding streets. We are situated on the 2nd floor and have a lift for our guests comfort and convenience. A City Tax of €1-00 per person, per night, up to a maximum of 3 nights, is payable on departure. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
$62 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
5 Balconi Catania, Sicily
Location
Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Catania > Centro Catania
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
$62 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
5 Balconi Catania, Sicily
Location
Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Catania > Centro Catania
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Traveler (84)
Room & Suite (27)
Dining (12)
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mptraveller
September 28, 2016|
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Response from pcrman | Reviewed this property |
we took a short taxi ride, this is the easiest solution by far, about 25 euros each way.
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mbarry1
February 18, 2015|
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Response from Notdunroaming | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can't help with that, we only went to Sicily and flew from UK then hired car there. Question seems to be directed to the wrong person.
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Room Tips
"Rooms 3 and 4 are closest to the bathrooms. Room 1 is by the apartment entrance."
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"Alle kamers zijn prachtig ingericht, met fantastisch uitzicht op de stad."
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"We stayed in a huge room. Bathrooms are shared but don't be put off by this, you would miss a treat."
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"room 3 is the largest."
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