This city hotel has 63 rooms in total spread over 5 floors. It is air-conditioned and has a 24-hour reception, a hotel-safe, lift access, bar, restaurant and conference facilities. Room and laundry services are also offered. Parking facilities are also available for guests arriving by car.
The hotel is very close to Via Etnea, at the heart of Catania, one of the symbolic cities of Sicilian baroque. Just a short distance from the hotel are some of the most artistically and culturally interesting places in Catania: the Roman Amphitheatre; the Villa Bellini gardens, Via dei Crociferi, magnificent baroque palaces and Piazza Duomo. The Benedictine Monastery is also an essential visit, nowadays home to the Faculty of Arts, the St. Julian Church, one of the most beautiful in Catania, and Ursino Castle, the only building to survive the earthquake in 1693. The hotel is also an ideal base for excursions out of town: Caltagirone, the town famous for its ceramics; Taormina; Siracusa; Piazza Armerina and the slopes of Etna.
The rooms are large, bright and soundproofed. En suite bathroom with shower or bath tub and a balcony feature as standard. There are 4 rooms for disabled guests and 16 for non-smokers. A hairdryer, direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, radio, Internet access, minibar, mini-fridge, tea/coffee making facilities, ironing set, double or king-size bed, centrally regulated air-conditioning, central heating and a safe deposit box all feature as standard.
Breakfast is served as a continental-style buffet.
The following are all accepted as forms of payment: American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA.
By car: leave the highway A18 Messina-Catania at Catania Centro exit, proceed along Viale Mediterraneo, then Via Vincenzo Giuffrida (for about 2 km) until reaching the intersection with Via Umberto. Turn right onto Via Umberto, go straight until the intersection with Via Etnea; from here proceed straight along Via Argentina, and at the intersection with Via Sant'Euplio turn left. Then take Via Cimarosa to the right and proceed straight until reaching Via Androne. After a few metres take Via Ughetti on the left and go straight until the intersection with Via Adua, turn right and then right again onto Via Dott. Consoli where the hotel is located at no. 27. By train: from the Catania railway station take the AMT bus no. 457 an get off at the Via Etnea stop before the intersection with Via Pacini. From there, walk to the said intersection and turn left onto Via Cimarosa and proceed until the intersection with Via Androne. Turn into via Androne, then turn left onto Via Dottor Consoli. The hotel is located at number 27. By airplane: from the Catania-Fontanarossa airport, which is about 7 km away, take the ATM bus no. 457 and get off at via Etna stop before the intersection with via Pacini, then follow the directions as described above.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed