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39 reviews
Living room
'Tetti&Chiese' Viewed from Cathedral square.
The main entrance
Sicilian cuisine
double bedroom on the second floor opening in to the terrace
main bathroom on the second floor
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terrace 2
secondo servizio
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 3
Catania, Province of Catania, Sicily

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Deanne W
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Lovely stay in Catania”
Reviewed 15 November 2014 for a stay in November 2014

We had a lovely break for 5 days in this well priced, split level apartment. The décor is charming, filled with little pieces of history that we found fascinating. The kitchen is very pretty and the terrace doors that lead from the lounge and the master bedroom out onto the terrace gives it a great feeling of space. It is very centrally located, offering views of the two main piazzas in the centre of town from the lovely roof terrace. Surrounded by bars, restaurants, shops and historical buildings, the apartment is still peaceful despite its busy location, and very little noise could be heard from the street below. The owner was very helpful and made sure we were comfortable, had everything we needed and could contact him easily. I would highly recommend a stay in this apartment if you are travelling to Catania.
Many thanks Sebastiano. :)

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Liked best: Roof terrace
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Teenagers
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Danuta143
Geneva, Switzerland
Level 3 Contributor
8 reviews
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“Real pleasure to rest in such wonderful accomodation”
Reviewed 26 October 2014 for a stay in September 2014

We stayed in Tetti e Chiese 3 nights in the end of September. We really liked apartment with artistic soul and we were lucky to have sunny warm weather and could enjoy wonderful evening at terrace. Location was perfect just in the heart of the old town. We plan to go to Catania again and we would like to stay again at Tetti e Chiese.

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Liked best: charm of apartment and huge terrace
Liked least: stairs
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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RaBe_Moos...
Moosburg a d Isar, Germany
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“Apartment as well as everybody says - but Catania is a surprise”
Reviewed 5 October 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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After our week of holidays in Catania in September there remain two main impressions:
1. We can absolutely confirm all the enthusiastic reviews of the other guests, because Seby and his apartment are both really excellent.
2. Catania is a very good place to stay, both the city with its historic buildings, italian atmosphere, sandy beaches, typical drinks (granita and selz) and the many beautiful brides getting fotographed every evening at Piazza del Duomo. But also as starting point for trips to the Etna, Taormina or Siracusa. So the apartment is very good situated for lots of activities.

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Liked best: roof terrace in the evening
Liked least: 84 steps
Travelling group: Extended Family
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ClaireS91...
Paris, France
2 reviews
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“Great appartment in the middle of everything!”
Reviewed 23 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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This appartment is beautiful with a crazy decoration!
The terrasse was also wonderful, especially at night.
Evertyhing was great. Sebastionao was very kind and helpful too.

Travelling group: Young Children
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MN J
London
2 reviews
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“Great location”
Reviewed 2 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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Landed at Catania's airport, got a bus to Piazza Borsellino, and there we were in Piazza del Duomo. A great location with views on the roofs of Catania. Everything you need to see in Catania in a short walking distance, including a stunning fish market (La Pescheria) and breakfast in Piazza del Duomo with "granita alla mandorla e brioche". If you like fish consider the restaurant "Il mare" in Via S. Michele.

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Tripsadvi...
Bristol, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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“Fab Central Location, Close to Local Amenities, Attractions, Beaches etc”
Reviewed 18 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Firstly, Seby, our host was there to greet us as agreed even though our flight arrived a late into Catania.

Secondly, we didn't mind the many steps leading to the top floor of the Apartment.

Most importantly, the apartment was clean, comfortable and was equipped with all the necessary things for the guest to make their stay comfortable. For us it had a homely feel. The house has been charmingly decorated, and from what we understand seems to be the way most houses in Sicily are. The large (private) terrace (provided with BBQ facilities) which is not overlooked, is a perfect place to sit and enjoy/watch the laid back ways of life (mix of locals and Tourists walking on the streets, watch variety of birds from the terrace etc) of Catania whilst eating a meal which we made/BBQed (local meat/fish/using the fantastic ingredients from the local markets.

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Liked best: House, Food, warmth and patience of the locals and much more
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
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mcanada
Halifax, NS
Level 5 Contributor
45 reviews
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“A home away from home”
Reviewed 22 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014

This apartment is very high quality and very exceptional in many ways. We totally agree with all of the descriptions and the rave reviews on two websites, and therefore, we won’t repeat them.

Instead we highlight 2 things about host Sebastiano that truly stood out for us after staying in 11 apartments during 6 weeks of travels in Spain, Sardinia, Malta and Sicily. First his welcome introduction to the apartment was exceptionally friendly and thorough, and it includes a book with photos and descriptions of the many wall switches and other details about the apartment. Second and more impressive was that when he met us for our departure the first thing he asked was whether we had any suggestions for changes or improvements. No one at any of the other places (many of them quite terrific) asked us that during this trip, or during previous trips to Europe. Therefore this place will keep getting even better as Sebastiano implements people’s suggestions.

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Liked best: Sebastiano's intro to the apt & it's location
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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