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Belle-Etages apartment in the old town in a Palazzo with terrace u. 2 balconies

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 775 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet

Overview

About the property

Beautiful palace of the XVIII. Century, newly restored and renovated.

The newly renovated apartment belongs to a residential palace of the XVIII. Century, the min. 2 walk from Cathedral Square, University Square, and is of the colorful fish market. You will find all modern conforts in a noble-furnished, stylish apartment in the style of past eras. The charming suite consists of an entrance hall, a large bedroom with king-size bed (which can be converted into 2 single beds), various cabinets and sunny balcony overlooking the Opera Theater, a large living room with a sofa and 1 sofa bed (for 2 persons) a wide dining table, TV with DVD player and PC LED monitor with a balcony; a large kitchen with marble worktop in the style of the ancient Sicilian cuisine is attending, equipped with all necessary utensils and appliances and furnished with dining table and chairs. A bathroom with shower and a separate laundry room with washer, wash-stand and coat stand still belong to the beautiful apartment. An atmospheric and peaceful terrace, flowers and plants of all varieties invites for morning breakfast or a small glass of wine in the Sicilian, starry nights. Wi-Fi is available in the whole house, and bed, bath and table linen.

Children are most welcome and colorful families, groups of friends, etc.

Travel literature, travel wallets and any information regarding Sicily, its history and its attractions are plentiful through books that are available there as well as by the erudition and knowledge of their friendly landlady.

A touch of the old Sicilian flair, aristocratic lifestyle you can get here determined. The old town is on foot to capture anywhere in a few minutes completely and buses (Bus central is close), or trains or in the car you can easily reach all interesting, more destinations like Taormina, Siracusa, Ragusa, Modica, Pachino or Agrigento, Palermo , Trapani.

City buses allow a few minutes to reach the beaches on foot and you land to the city harbor and the sea. Historic and colorful markets where everything is sold, are also nearby. Famous ice cream shop and pastry shop, cool little restaurants and bar are abundant everywhere.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 October, 2017

Location

Nearest Airport
6 Kilometres
Flughafen Fontanarossa
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Mehrere
Nearest Ferry
300 Metres
Catania Hafen
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Golfclub - Landstrasse Catania-Gela
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Hauptbahnhof Catania Centrale
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Catania-Messina/Palermo/Siracusa
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Mehrere
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Vulkan Etna
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
La Plaia
Car: not necessary

From the old town one can easily and quickly reach the major sights of Siizilien: Taormina and Etna, Alcantara Caves, Syracuse, Ragusa, Agrigento and the Tempelntal, Piazza Armerina, Palermo.

The nearby tourist port allows selbsständige or organized boat trips along the east coast: Porto Palo to Äeolien-Archipelago.

From the apartment is just a few minutes walk to the historic and picturesque fish market, not far from the harbor, where you can buy fresh and fragrant food from the fertile area and cost: oranges, lemons, cheese, olives, almonds and nuts, fresh pasta, meat of all varieties, Ricotta, Ham from the Nebrodi and any organic products.

Near the apartment you can go anywhere delicious ice cream and granite, "cannoli" and any pastry products, is famous for Sicily, enjoy, along with the typical "arancini" rice balls with cheese, meat or vegetables. You can sit in the shade and a delicious granita from lemons, almonds or coffee with cream and warm briosche enjoy under the umbrellas in the cathedral square.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Catania in Province of Catania

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 775 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexibel / Check-out: 15:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • town
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • The elegant bathroom has a large shower Becke (90 x 90), with large windows, a hairdryer, shower and bath linens, clothes rack. Next door is a very convenient laundry room with wash-stand, washing machine, ironing board and iron, shoe drawers and hanging possibilities.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • The bedroom has a king size bed (180 cm), which is convertible into 2 separate single beds. Cabinets and drawers are also there as well as a sofa and 1 armchair. In the living room is a sofa that is convertible into a comfortable single bed. Given another bed under the sofa can bring Sleeps 4 namely in 2 separate bedrooms. Ideal for families and friend groups. The 2 bedrooms offer all guests the necessary privacy, since they represent two separate, independent spaces, can only be reached through the entrance / hallway. The bedroom has 2 balconies: one on the terrace and the second overlooking the Opera Theater.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Catania and Sicily with its diversity and the sunny weather can meet several different requirements. The nightlife is in Catania z. B. pretty intense and vivid.

Reviews

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Belle-Etages apartment in the old town in a Palazzo with terrace u. 2 balconies
average rating of 4.4210525 based on 19 reviews
NSW, Australia
5

Perfect apartment; perfect host, perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is an absolute gem - just a short walk from the duomo and the other major attractions of Catania; an airport bus-stop literally metres away and a beautiful of apartment, full of character and charm. Anna is the perfect host; kind, generous and thinking only of her guests. The supplies she left for us were amazing - milk, water, breads, yoghurt, eggs. Everything we needed was there. We could not have wanted for a better place to stay in Catania.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

An amazing characterful apartment with everything necessary for a super holiday.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was spotless and comfortable with every convenience and a warm welcome from Anna, who was looking out for us even though we arrived at 10.00 on Sunday evening. A bowl of grapes, bottle of wine, Sicilian dolce di mandorle and coffee were all waiting for us. Wifi was a little unreliable and there was some noise at night as we needed doors open to stay cool, there were fans available so the fresh air and noise was out preference- we slept well all week. A charming place, really convenient for the centre, markets and all attractions. A super holiday! I would definitely recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Portland, Oregon
5

Excellent location.

  • 5 of 5

Love the property. A real feel for Catania. Anna was a fantastic host.

  • Review Submitted: 30-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

lovely apartment, great host

  • 5 of 5

Pretty much as others have said, Anna Marie is a gracious and welcoming host. The apartment is in an older building and quite nice. It had everything we needed and is close to the major sites of Catania. We enjoyed our too short a time there.

  • Review Submitted: 24-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mary and Scott , It was a pleasure to have you as a guest and that the apartment was comfortable and welcoming for you
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Taranganba Queensland Australia
2

Apartment in Central position but needs overhaul.

  • 2 of 5

This apartment is in an ideal central position, but, the drawback of this is the noise in the area of a night. Ideal for club goers but not seniors or families. We were warmly greeted at the apartment by Anna, who provided a welcome gift of wine, fruit and yoghurt. The central location made visiting the fish and produce market and the sights of the older district easily, accessible by foot. Our review downgrade relates to cleanliness(a build up of some time) the ineffective wifi which was unable to be accessed with any reliability and that unit advertised with a washing machine - had to pay if you wanted to use it.

Anna was a good host and higher rating could be easily achieved.

  • Review Submitted: 09-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful apartment with gracious, helpful host

  • 5 of 5

Anna Maria is a marvelous host. In addition to a well-equipped kitchen, she had coffee, milk, breakfast treats, and a bottle of wine waiting for us. When we asked about a grocery store where we could buy eggs, she went to her own apartment and returned with some!

Anna Maria provided us with maps and brochures, but more importantly, she offered personal advice about shopping ( absolutely the best of everything very nearby), restaurants, and sightseeing.

We loved the apartment and her! You will not be disappointed if you choose to stay here. Old town Catania is fabulous!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Catania, Sicily

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£86
for 2 nights
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£268
£892
 
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £133.82

Endreinigung ab 3 Tagen 20€
Endreinigung ab einer Woche 35€
Waschmaschine darf erst ab dem 4. Tag Urlaub benutzt werden.
Auf jedem Fall darf die Waschmaschine nur nach der genauen Hinweisungen der Eigentuemerin benutzt werden und mit Erstattung eines kleinen Kostenbeitrages.

Haushalter/ Köchin/ Baby sitter 10€ pro Stunde .
Strom/ Wasser und Heizung sind im Endpreis eingeschlossen.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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