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Can't be more central than this! WiFi included in rates

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning

Overview

About the property

Cozy and comfortable for two, also two plus kids

Our flat features a spacious living-room with a sofa-bed, and a separate bedroom with a very comfortable king size bed. Both these rooms have vaulted ceilings, small balconies and a view over a garden with tall trees. The kitchen is fully equipped. The bathroom has a window. The flat is also endowed with: a washing machine, air conditioning and heaters, a brand new 32 inch LED TV, a land line Internet connection available 24 hours a day also in the WiFi mode, all kitchen tools, a portable fridge for the beach. If you are going to hire a car, it is easy to go in and out of Catania from this location, despite our being a few steps away of the pedestrian area in the historic district. It is also very easy to find a free parking space available in front of our building. Please be aware that this location is special as compared to many others in Sicily, as it is not at all necessary to hire a car: you will not use it to buy food, to visit Catania or to go out at night, all you need is within walking distance and there is a bus hub a few steps off our door with buses to/from the airport and Catania's beaches. From this same bus hub off our door, you also have direct intercity coaches to Siracusa, Noto, Modica, Ragusa, Caltagirone, Enna, Piazza Armerina, Aidone Morgantina, Agrigento, and Palermo. In a ten minutes walk, you reach the station for Taormina, Messina and Mount Etna. Our street is very quiet at night and since Oct 2012 we also have new soundproof windows, so you can definitely isolate yourself from those external noises experienced by some of our guests in the morning and reported in older reviews on here.


Owner
Owner
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
9 December, 2017

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom w/shower - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • The bathroom has a window on the rear of the building. There also is a separate laundry room with the washing machine, also with a window on the rear.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Living-room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , 1 adult / 2 kids
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Small Cooler
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • Disco club
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Sorry this is strictly non smoking, but if you smoke there are two balconies where you can do that, one per room.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(40 traveller reviews)

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Can't be more central than this! WiFi included in rates
average rating of 4.7 based on 40 reviews
5

Apartment has everything you need and owner very helpful.

  • 5 of 5

Great location, no need for a car as everything in walking distance. Apartment very large for one bedroom with good wifi signal. A little noisey at night but this improves when windows/doors are closed. Owner very helpful and lots of useful information given.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for highlighting some of the key features of our flat! About the noise at night, I'm afraid you were here when a sort of vintage market was being held on the other side of the gardens: it happens like once every two months, with music and food and drinking stands. Otherwise, I can't think of any other source of night noise, apart from the occasional Saturday night drunkies walking by: we're one of the few streets downtown Catania totally rid of bars! I'm surprised that you didn't notice any noise in the morning, instead: that's when there is some noise, since many people try to park in our street to reach the fish market just around the corner. That may annoy a late morning sleeper.
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5

Conveniently located, spacious, and well-equiped

  • 5 of 5

The owner's nephew, Luca, was a gracious host and provided much information about things to do and see in the area. The flat is located within walking distance of the historic areas of Catania, and is also just a short drive from the autostrada for sightseeing in the surrounding region. The flat is easy to find and parking is available in front of the building. I would definitely recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thnak you Mary, also on behalf of my nephew. Be back soon for more archaeological sightseeing in Sicily!
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5

Calm and beautiful in historic Catania Centre: perfect place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We just loved this place: a home away from home really. A spacious apartment with high ceilings in a historic building, right next to the fish market, dome, bus station and a million of restaurants and bars. The location is very convenient as a starting point for excursions in all direction. There is always live from the park across the street, yet as soon as you close the windows it gets really quiet. Everything that you need is there in the apartment; the bed and couch are very comfortable, the kitchen has all the equipment you can ask for. Just the perfect place for exploring Catania and beyond.

  • Review Submitted: 06-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and be back soon! I can only add that we have an intercity buses terminal just around the corner so excursions can also be done by public transportation.
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5

Comfortable and central apartment

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable, clean and well equipped apartment. Centrally located, within stone's throw of the cathedral and many bars and restaurants nearby. Near bus station - you don't need a car here. Owner very helpful and friendly. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: October 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for highlighting that you do not need a car here: indeed this is one of the few spots in Sicily where this happens!
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4

Awesome place to say in Catania

  • 4 of 5

Flat is situated in the center of the city. It's really close to bus station and train station, where you can catch a bus or train to another town.

Flat is really clean, well maintained and furnitured like it has been written in the Internet. You can get even air condition and Internet access in your room!

We hadn't any problems with contact with the owner. He's really kind and helpful person. Kind regards Luca!

Jagoda & Renata

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

The perfect place to stay in Catania

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location, lovely well-equipped flat. Luca was extremely helpful. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
Catania CTA
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Lots!
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Port of Catania
Nearest Golf
50 Kilometres
Il Picciolo (Castiglione di Sicilia)
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Catania Centrale
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Asse Servizi Porto Aeroporto
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Lots and all sorts. Definitely try a fish one!
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Etna Sud Rifugio Sapienza (Nicolosi)
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Catania's 'La Playa' sandy beach
Car: not necessary

A few steps away of the Cathedral and of Catania's colourful open-air market. Dozens of bars, pubs, restaurants within walking distance. A bus hub just around the corner allows you to reach the airport, Catania's beaches and all other towns in the east of Sicily by public transportation. Car not necessary!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Catania, Sicily

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Winter
19 Jan 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£247
for 7 nights
£247
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 early booking
24 Mar 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£265
for 7 nights
£265
£883
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£344
for 7 nights
£344
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £176.52
Final Cleaning £17.65
Bed linen bath towels £8.83

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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