This air-conditioned city hotel was completely renovated in 2007 and features modern style architecture with 130 rooms. It is ideal for both business travellers and holidaymakers alike. Facilities include: a 24-hour check-in, 24-hour reception, hotel safe, currency exchange facility, lift access, breakfast room, an air-conditioned restaurant with a non-smoking area, Wi Fi Internet access free, room and laundry services (charges apply to both) and 7 conference rooms seating up to 150 persons. There is also parking available for those arriving by car.
The hotel is situated in the heart of Catania's commercial zone, 300 m away from the court and not far from the main university faculty. It is only a few paces from the main historical artery of the town (Via Etnea) where guests can admire: the Villa Bellini, the botanical gardens, the theatre and the Roman Forum, and the Achilliane thermal bath which dates back to Roman times. In addition there is the Gothic style cathedral, the 18th Century centre, Via Crociferi, Piazza del Duomo and the Baroque style Piazza dell' UniversitÓ. Guests may also like to visit the Biscari Palace and the Spanish style San Nicol˛ Convent, as well as the "Fera o luni" historical markets and the ancient La Pescheria fish market. The hotel is located not far from the historical centre, town solarium, port and train station and is only 6 km away from the Catania Airport.
The rooms offer an en suite bathroom with bath/shower and hairdryer, direct dial telephone (charges apply), satellite TV (charges apply), radio, free wi fi, a minibar (charges apply), individually adjustable air conditioning and heating and a safe.
Guests may select their breakfast from a buffet and the midday and evening meals may be enjoyed Ó la carte.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA are accepted.
By car: A18 motorway (Messina-Catania): Catania tollgate exit: Follow the signs for Catania Est then follow signs for Catania centro (the centre). A 19 motorway (Palermo-Catania): Catania Centro/Porto/Aeroporto exit. Follow the signs for Catania centro-Porto, then follow the signs for Catania centro. From here follow the signs for Jolly Hotel Bellini. By train: From the central station, you can reach the hotel by taking line 443/457 or catching a taxi. From the airport: Public transport: Bus 457 running from 6am until midnight coming every 20 min, or catch a taxi.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV