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Gattopardo House

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Via Minoriti 10, 95124 Catania, Sicily Italy
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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#19 of 453 B&Bs / Inns in Catania
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The Gattopardo House, situated in the historical centre of Catania, within a noble Palace of the 1800's has a view of the bustling Via Etnea. It is walking distance from all the main monuments of the city, shops and restaurants where one can taste the delicious typical Sicilian cuisine. The rooms are spacious and bright, some are furnished in a classical style and others are modern, all with balconies, air conditioning, television, safe, free wifi, wardrobe, desk, toiletries and hair dryer in the bathrooms. We offer both Standard and Superior accomodation. Some standard rooms are furnished in a modern style with an elegant touch and bright colours others in a classical style with original floor tiles and frescoed ceilings. These rooms have outside private bathrooms to be used exclusively by guests. Superior rooms, on the other hand, are furnished mainly in a classical style with ensuite and balcony overlooking Via Etnea. The Gattopardo House offers free wifi, has a lift, a kitchen and a dining room are available for guests. In the near vicinity there is a paying car park.
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Property amenities
Street parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children's television networks
Car hire
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Wifi
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Desk
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Safe
Flatscreen TV
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Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Historic Hotel
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Languages Spoken
English, Italian
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stefano1450 wrote a review Sep 2020
London, United Kingdom114 contributions51 helpful votes
Extremely good value beautifully clean and full of old Italian character which is what I loved about. It’s like being in Italian walking into the old Palazzo and up the dark stairs to your room which is simple but with air-conditioning Wi-Fi and free soft drink minibar an excellent bathroom.... it’s all good !
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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Its_me_Mario wrote a review Jan 2020
Helsinki, Finland57 contributions52 helpful votes
This accommodation is in an old palazzo, and looks absolutely gorgeous, if you like historical buildings. If you want a slick room painted white, this is not for you. The rooms are a bit worn out, but the suite we stayed in was in a good condition and I felt like a noble myself. The only means of heating was the air conditioner, which made air a bit too dry. There was plenty of space and the service was kind and cool. The location is optimal, in the middle of the city but also on a quiet street (you can close the wooden inner windows).
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Date of stay: January 2020
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c_swift1 wrote a review Dec 2019
London, United Kingdom65 contributions25 helpful votes
I moved here at short notice having found the accommodation I'd booked in Catania was unsuitable. I found the hosts, Serafina and Carlos, kind and attentive. The house is absolutely wonderful - the drawing room in the picture looks even better in real life. I had a huge triple bedroom with a large ensuite shower room all to myself at a very reasonable rate. The location is about as good as it gets - just of Via Etnea, five minutes walk from the Duomo and Fish Market, two minutes walk to the bus for the airport. Heavy shutters kept out any noise from the street. Wholeheartedly recommend.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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DiscerningPenguin wrote a review Nov 2019
Cambridge, United Kingdom146 contributions99 helpful votes
The service was excellent and proactive at the hotel, with Carlo arranging a very reasonably-priced taxi to and from the airport. The room was huge, with a stunning stucco celing; the bathroom was very modern. Situated just off Via Etnea, the hotel was very central but also very quiet. We'll definitely be staying here again.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Twouniteds wrote a review Oct 2019
Walmersley, United Kingdom6 contributions3 helpful votes
This is a great place to stay. The level of service starts before you arrive. Carlo was very helpful and his English is great. He knows everything you will need for your trip. We will definitely stay here next time we go to Catania.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
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PRICE RANGE
US$46 - US$91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
ItalySicilyProvince of CataniaCataniaCentro Catania
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gattopardo House
Which popular attractions are close to Gattopardo House?
Nearby attractions include Travel to Sicily (0.4 km), First Lounge Bar (0.3 km), and Chiesa San Benedetto (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Gattopardo House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, dry cleaning, and baggage storage.
Which room amenities are available at Gattopardo House?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
Is parking available at Gattopardo House?
Yes, street parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Gattopardo House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Chiosco Sicilia Seltz, Collage Boutique Bar, and Docalquadrato.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Gattopardo House?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Gattopardo House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Piazza Duomo (0.4 km), Palazzo Biscari (0.6 km), and Chiesa di San Nicolo All'Arena (0.5 km).