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La Casina di Catania

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Overview
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Catania, Province of Catania, Sicily
La Casina ("small home") is a studio apartment newly refurbished in the pulsating heart of ancient Catania, between Piazza Duomo (Cathedral Square), the historical fish market "à piscarìa" and the medieval Castello Ursino (XIII cent.)

Completely indipendent, on the ground level of a quiet side-street, it is an interesting and discreet alternative to the usual Bed&Breakfast.

From its central location, it is easy to reach the Alcalà bus station (3 min. walk to Piazza Borsellino), where continuous connections can bring you to the Airport, Train Station, and all other touristic destination in Sicily.

The flat is equipped with full kitchen, fridge, air conditioning/heating, tv, cd/dvd/mp3/radio and wireless internet connection.

The apartment of approximately 30 sq/mt has a doublebed and a sofa-bed, and is thus ideal...
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About the Owner, Enrica e Luca B
Languages spoken: English, Italian, French, Spanish
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Apr 2013
Overall rating: 4.1 / 5.0
Based on 10 reviews and 3 properties
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Michael B
1 review
Reviewed 27 March 2016 for a stay in February 2016

Nice one-room apartment with kitchen and shower. Not quiet due to street, but right in the centre of Catania, next to the lively fish market.

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05Jeff
Eaton, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
38 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014

Enrica met us with a huge smile and hug and within a minute we felt at home.The room is beautifully colourful, cheerful, well appointed and welcoming; just what you need after a day walking around crazy Catania! The city doesn't appear to sleep and beeping of horns and driving the wrong way up one way streets etc is the norm....

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Management response:

Ciao Jeff&Anela! I would like to be a kangaroo to jump to Australia to meet you again! It has been a pleasure to know you! I wish you a life full of sun, goodness and happiness. Big hugs from all of us!

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Buddinsh
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Reviewed 25 February 2014 for a stay in August 2013

Perfect for our weeklong stay. Great location! Just as pictured. Enrica was fabulous and very accommodating to our arrival time, as we got in quite late. Upon arrival there were these delicious marmalade biscuits and bottled water in fridge. Everything we needed was in the apt. including extra shampoo and sun lotion. There was even some fresh basil and coffee!...

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Thanks a lot for your review! It's been a pleasure to have you, and we hope to see you again in Sicily! Kind regards & Sunny Ciao :) Enrica &...

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Books
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Porch
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Dear guests, we don't have a reception desk, so we need to know in advance your arrival and departure times to make appointments. Please dispose of all the garbage and not leave...
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  • Cleaning fee: £18 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
La Casina is really in the pulsating heart of ancient Catania, 3-5 min walk from Piazza Duomo (Cathedral Square), the historical fish market "à piscarìa" and the medieval Castello Ursino (XIII cent.). The area is very colourful and lively, within very short walking distance to all the main attractions of teh center of Catania, including archeology/history, architechture, live music venues, theatres (including Opera), nightlife, resaturants...

From the nearby Piazza Borsellino (3-4 minutes walk) continuous bus connections can bring you to the Airport, Train Station, and all other touristic destination in Sicily. Including the nearby beaches and lavic rock seashores, and Mount Etna, the tallest active vulcano in Europe.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Catania Fontanarossa (CTA): 5.0 km
Railway: Catania Central Station : 1.7 km
Ferry: Catania Port : 0.9 km
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 2.5 km.
Nearby cities
Sicily Villas (15,213)
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