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Hotel Villa Romeo

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Via Platamone 8, 95131 Catania, Sicily Italy
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
Updated 20/06/17 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20/06/17 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#5 of 62 hotels in Catania
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A former 19th century palace, the hotel offers an elegant fusion of historic architecture and décor with modern comforts, good transport links and a central location.Fully restored with careful attention paid to its history, this 3-star hotel is fully equipped for both leisure and business travellers. In summer months, you can enjoy a relaxing moment on the terrace, with a drink from the bar. Alternatively you can unwind in the peaceful greenery
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Paid public parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
Concierge
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Secured parking
Wifi
Breakfast buffet
Vending machine
Car hire
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Safe
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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English, French, Spanish, Italian
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dvdand wrote a review Sep 2020
leicester76 contributions81 helpful votes
This is a great place to stay if using the train station , only 3 minute walk away. The former palace is in some ways a little jaded but still has character with most if not all rooms having a balcony overlooking the side street. The rooms are clean with a nice ,fully equiped bathroom. The wifi works extremely well, and staff are helpful enough with good English. The safe in my room did not work properly but if it did nt have one I probably would nt have commented. The big drawback for me was that breakfast is no longer provided at the hotel. Vouchers are given for a cafe a 5 minute walk away. Not so bad in itself. But the voucher only gets you a hot drink and a large pastry. Not even any juice ( unless paid for as extra). The location and cost still make it a good choice unless you really need a large breakfast.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
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Bdnegin wrote a review Feb 2020
Jerusalem, Israel102 contributions59 helpful votes
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This inexpensive three star hotel is a gem. The renovated villa is gorgeous. The rooms- while not large- are tastefully done, with plenty of electrical outlets and a practical bathroom. There is no electric kettle in the room for making tea or coffee, but a machine outside the breakfast room makes any variety of coffee for 0.50 Euro. The room has a safe and adequate storage for clothing. The bed was comfortable. Two courtyards are beautifully detailed and provide a pleasant refuge from the world at large. Breakfast includes scrambled eggs, cheeses, coffee, tea, cereal, fruit, yoghurt and much more. One can eat in the courtyard or in the pleasantly appointed breakfast room looking out to the courtyard. The staff is very friendly and very helpful. The chief receptionist and manager, Francesco, looked out for us personally during our almost two weeks in the hotel. The hotel is located just a few minutes walk from the central train station. One can walk to the Duomo Square and Via Etnea in around 20 minutes. All of Sicily is accessible by train from the nearby train station, where one can also find busses and a nearby metro station. The Catania Museum of Cinema (fascinating!) and the moving Museum of the Invasion of Sicily (WWII Operation Hugo) adjoin each other less than a ten minute walk from the hotel. Two reasonable restaurants are across the street adjacent to the train station - an excellent Japanese one and a no-frills but good Italian one. If we ever return to Catania - this will be our hotel of choice. We love the place!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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OGU Gourmet wrote a review Jan 2020
Tokyo, Japan1499 contributions6 helpful votes
The location is great. It’s 2-3min away from the bus station. The airport shuttle bus arrives here. The room is clean, although the condiments were not enough. WiFi reception is fast. I’m satisfied. Breakfast is not bad. The local cookies are savory. The staff is helpful to give me the directions to the city center and deals with my equity by email quickly. The price is so reasonable!!
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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MeiD wrote a review Dec 2019
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Super convenient and located near train station! Very friendly, clean, and spacious room! Breakfast is included and great pastries. Francesco is customer and service oriented! Great choice we made for the best Catania trip!
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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AWF27 wrote a review Nov 2019
Baiting Hollow, New York60 contributions35 helpful votes
Strange place clearly at the outskirts. Close to the airport and bus terminal but nothing else. The decorations are strange and outdated imagine gem stones and crowns decorating the hallways. Quite a trek into any sites. Gritty neighborhood Breakfast was fine but nothing great.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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US$71 - US$113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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romeo hotel catania
LOCATION
ItalySicilyProvince of CataniaCataniaCentro Catania
NUMBER OF ROOMS
25
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Villa Romeo
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Villa Romeo?
Nearby attractions include Museo Storico dello Sbarco in Sicilia 1943 (0.5 km), Fontana di Proserpina (0.02 km), and Top Sicily (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Villa Romeo?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and airport transportation.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Villa Romeo?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Villa Romeo?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Villa Romeo?
Yes, paid public parking on-site, secured parking, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Villa Romeo?
Conveniently located restaurants include SIKULO Restaurant, I Moschettieri, and BIF - Grill House Hamburgheria.
Does Hotel Villa Romeo have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hotel Villa Romeo offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Villa Romeo?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Villa Romeo?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Villa Romeo?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Piazza Duomo (1.0 km), Palazzo Biscari (0.8 km), and Chiesa di San Nicolo All'Arena (1.5 km).
Is Hotel Villa Romeo accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.