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Get an overview of this hotel4-star romantic hotel near Massimo Bellini Theater



Located in the heart of Catania, this romantic hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Malavoglia Fountain, Massimo Bellini Theater, and Palazzo Biscari. Catania Cathedral and Elephant Fountain are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Hotel Features

A restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge are available at this hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, a sauna, and a business center.

Room Amenities

All 176 rooms offer free WiFi, sitting areas, and TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find minibars, room service, and premium bedding.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Mercure Catania Excelsior features a sauna and a fitness center. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This 4-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms. 7 meeting rooms are available. This business-friendly hotel also offers multilingual staff, concierge services, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby.

  • Concierge services 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Conference space 
  • Business center 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Express check-out 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Express check-in 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Total number of rooms - 176 
  • Sauna 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Year Built 1953 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Steam room 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Wired high-speed internet ( EUR 15 per day )

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bidet 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Le Zagare - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a sauna and a fitness center.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets stay free
  • 1 per room (up to 10 kg)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Pets allowed (no fees)


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • A tax is imposed by the city and is collected at the property in cash: EUR 1.5 per person, per night, up to a maximum of 3 nights. Guests exempted from the tax: Catania residents; exchange students; University students; children under 18 years of age; coach drivers and tour leaders for groups of at least 25 people (1 coach driver and 1 tour leader per group); disabled persons, patients, and their companions/helpers (max 2 per patient), subject to submission of proper documents to the property.
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between EUR 12 and EUR 12 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: EUR 15 per day (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 20 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 30,00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Excelsior Grand Catania
  • Excelsior Grand Hotel
  • Excelsior Grand Hotel Catania
  • Mercure Catania Excelsior Hotel
  • Mercure Excelsior Hotel
  • Mercure Catania Excelsior
  • Mercure Excelsior
  • Mercure Catania Excelsior Sicily

We should mention

All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport. Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. Children 3 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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