I stayed for one night and Lorenza was super lovely very charming old style building in centre with market across the street and close to the duomo,room was tastefully decorated and comfy with great breakfast and good coffee
Mr Miller from london
The Bellini Bed and Breakfast is located in Catania, near the Baroque Centre, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. …More
Katrina greeted us as we walked in. She worked hard to assign us a room to our liking which made our stay that more memorable on our first day in Sicily. The happy hour at the roof top bar is recommended with a buffet of appetizers and a drink all for 10 Euros. The next morning we had breakfast on the open roof with a full view of Mount Aetna.
We stayed at Una Plaza again on our last day in Sicily. We couldn't complete our flight check-ins but Rita at the reception went into action and called Alitalia and made sure we were taken care of.
What else does one want, a place with memorable experiences, an effective and friendly staff and a great location on fashionable via Aetna.
Traveller from New York, NY
Historical building dating to the 1900s and set in the historic and commercial centre of Catania, surrounded by many of its …More
What a cute gem of an hotel in a great city centre location. Perfectly convenient for getting anywhere in town or using as a base for meetings. Very friendly staff who were well organised and managed to host us on a good meeting day. A very comfortable stay.
Tom from R
Traditional boutique hotel set in the historic city centre, within sight of Piazza Duomo and Via Crociferi, and 100 metres …More
"Airport connection - a bit expensive though nice"
Stayed there for one night - had to leave very early in the morning to catch a flight from Catania airport. The hotel has little pool - though it was chilly to swim. The hotel has a beach, though it is open from June 1st only... The restaurant in the hotel was nice but looked a bit posh (it is 4 star hotel). When arriving, call hotel to book you a taxi. It costs 28 euros from the airport to go by airport taxi. With hotel it costs 15 euros only...
Eugene from Cardiff, UK
Located right in front of La Playa, on of the most beautiful and best-known Sicilian east coast beaches, this four-star hotel …More
"Excellent hotel for the price and great location"
The hotel is about 2 miles from the train station and what a view you get if you get a sea view room. The hotel itself feels very modern and clean and the staff do their best to speak english and be as helpful as possible. The fridge and safe were of particular use to me. The balcony is very good for early morning rays and relaxing. The usual continental breakfast has bread/meats/cereals/yoghurts/fruit and an array of drinks. I loved every minute of my stay in catania. The public transport is the only downside to the city as the bus running past the hotel (534) seems non existant and there is only 1 bus there and back most days for the famous mount etna which was incredible and out of this world like! You can get the 457 alibus from the airport to the station and follow the coast to the hotel. There are amazing restaurants very close on the seafront just south of the hotel and a supermarket just behind the hotel. A taxi from the hotel to the station costs €15 but buses only cost €1 for 90 minutes.
daniel from b
Modern property set within a rocky beach opposite majestic Mount Etna, 600 metres from one of the city's shopping centres …More
Primarily, it was the friendliness of the staff (plus the local shop-keepers and the other guests!) that stood out - an extremely amenable and amiable place to stay.
A couple of points to note - the hot tub shown in the website photos is only for the use of people staying in the penthouse suite, so don't expect that.
Secondly, the pool is lovely but not enormous - if you were planning lengths in an Olympic sized pool, this ain't for you. That said, the pool is located in a great little sun-trap but with enough shady spots to either choose to sun-bathe or cool off, it was really clean and plenty big and deep enough for three teenagers (plus the other guests) to lark about in.
Thirdly, the location is out in the suburbs of town with no amazing restaurants nearby (but the local pizza, patisserie and fish restaurant have decent food at very low prices) - but town is either 15 mins by bus or a 30 min hike away... You can take a taxi, and if you do ask the hotel to book it. Hailing a cab on the street is massively expensive (even by London standards). Or, take the free shuttle bus laid on by the hotel - either to the town centre or to the beach (the bus leaves the hotel at 10 am, and returns at 4:30pm so there is not much flexibility there - we used the free bus in the morning on some days and returned via public bus or taxi on some days).
Hotel decor is fab - my eldest said it was as if we had a rich Italian friend and we were staying in his home!!
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