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Hotel Collegiata

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Via Vasta 10, 95131 Catania, Sicily Italy
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#26 of 62 hotels in Catania
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Finding an ideal family-friendly hotel in Catania does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Hotel Collegiata, a nice option for travellers like you.

For those interested in checking out popular landmarks while visiting Catania, Hotel Collegiata is located a short distance from Piazza Università (0.1 mi) and Chiesa della Badia di Sant'Agata (0.1 mi).

Guest rooms offer air conditioning, and Hotel Collegiata makes getting online easy as free wifi is available.

You can also take advantage of some of the amenities offered by the hotel, including 24 hour front desk, a concierge, and baggage storage. In addition, guests can enjoy a snack bar during their visit.

While you’re here, be sure to check out some of the Mediterranean restaurants, including Trattoria Sicilia, Pasticceria Savia, and A putia dell'Ostello, all of which are a short distance from Hotel Collegiata.

There is no shortage of things to do in the area: explore popular art museums such as MUSEO CROCIFERI - Art and Chocolate, Polo Tattile Multimediale, and Museo Emilio Greco.

Hotel Collegiata looks forward to welcoming you on your visit to Catania.

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Property amenities
Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Baggage storage
Concierge
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Wifi
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Snack bar
Vending machine
Non-smoking hotel
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Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Private balcony
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Katharina S. wrote a review Sep 2020
Cologne, Germany13 contributions11 helpful votes
The stay was great. The room was spacious and beautifully furnished. If you are lucky enough to score a room facing via Etnea, you’ll be able to enjoy gorgeous views. Also, the location was crucial as to why we loved the stay so much, since everything was in walking distance.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Kazza65 wrote a review Oct 2019
York49 contributions12 helpful votes
Lovely stay in this quirky and historic building in Catania. Arrived and climbed the steep steps into reception. Rooms a good size with well appointed shower room. The breakfast was delicious. We took a Mt Etna walking tour from the hotel and everything including hotel recommended restaurants were all within a short distance from our base.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Isabel T wrote a review Jan 2018
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Very deceiving reviews that I don't know if they stayed in the same hotel! La Collegiata Hotel is a public building that has been adapted to become a hotel and when I say 'adapted', I am using the term in a very loose way. There were problems since our arrival, when we have to climb 2 flights of stairs just to get to the reception and there was nobody available to give assistance! We decided to stay on the first floor so we didn't have to climb more stairs, bad mistake, the walls are so thin that we could hear every noise in reception, people coming in and out, the dreadful buzzing noise of the air conditioning from the houses opposite and people chatting downstairs! We couldn't sleep a wink that night, so the next day we decided to move to another room in the next floor although we had to climb another two flight of stairs! The toilets were noisy because every time we flushed it it made a loud noise as there were not proper toilets but adapted with a very noisy system of disposal! In general our stay wasn't very satisfactory at all and I wouldn't reccomend the place to anybody.
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Date of stay: September 2017
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Higher floor are better to avoid noise
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Response from RobertaMur, Direttore at Hotel Collegiata
Responded 11 Jan 2018
Dear Madam Isabel, we are sorry to receive such complaints as we always respect our guests. We are hoteliers for more than 15 years and our guests are treated making them feel at home. We are not a hotel, but we are a guest house in a historical building, and this means that our structure is adequate to the norms of the historical center. To avoid the "noises" coming from outside, you are wrong to book in the historic center, because in all the cities this problem occurs, even if we have inserted soundproof windows in the rooms. We are also sensitive to the environment in fact we have the ecological baths and that "noise" comes from this, but once the noise is not heard! If you wanted a quiet stay and out of your reach you could book a five star HOTEL outside the historic center. We never allowed ourselves to write fictitious inventions because the comments on booking and the compliments of other guests make us unique and we do not need to use fake comments to praise a structure that is run by professional people. Just this week we received from booking the certificate as "heroes of availability" and this makes us proud of our work! If you have had problems we are sorry because being a leader in the industry we do everything to make them happy and cuddle.
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Scottie69 wrote a review Oct 2017
North West England, United Kingdom56 contributions12 helpful votes
A reasonably comfortable hotel in a really great location in Catania. The stairs up to the reception are really daunting with heavy suitcases, and then there are even more stairs to the rooms, with no lift. Breakfast was adequate. A bit noisy both from outside and from other rooms, especially the plumbing.
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Date of stay: October 2017Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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John A wrote a review Jun 2017
Salisbury, United Kingdom2121 contributions285 helpful votes
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The hotel has a superb location just off the Via Etnea and the breakfast room looks out onto the Basilica della Collegiata which means that most of the major sights are within 5-10 minutes walk of the hotel. However there are 26 steps from the street to the reception and then a further 34 to the rooms - not much fun with heavy luggage!. There is also the issue of parking if you have a hire car with the nearest garage parking being in the Piazza Pietro Lupo a 10 minute walk away for a cost of 10 euros per night. The room was quite dark and the bathroom was small and cramped but thats only to be expected in a historical building and at least the bed was comfortable. The breakfast didnt have any savoury items but one gets used to that abroad - oh for an English breakfast! The street on which the hotel is located gets transformed in the evening with tables and seating areas for the local bars and it could be quite noisy so if possible dont look out on the Via Vasta. The Wifi was free and fine and the staff were all very friendly and helpful so I'd recommend this for the fit and healthy person who doesnt mind climbing lots of stairs.
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Date of stay: May 2017
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Not overlooking Via Vasta
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US$51 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
ItalySicilyProvince of CataniaCataniaCentro Catania
NUMBER OF ROOMS
14
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Collegiata
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Collegiata?
Nearby attractions include Travel to Sicily (0.5 km), First Lounge Bar (0.3 km), and Chiesa San Benedetto (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Collegiata?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and breakfast buffet.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Collegiata?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Collegiata?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Collegiata?
Conveniently located restaurants include Chiosco Sicilia Seltz, Docalquadrato, and Pizzeria Deposito Bagagli.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Collegiata?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Collegiata?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Piazza Duomo (0.2 km), Palazzo Biscari (0.4 km), and Chiesa di San Nicolo All'Arena (0.5 km).