Plaza Hotel Catania

ex. Prince Hotel

Viale Ruggero Di Lauria 43, Catania, Italyshow map
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FabulousBased on  221 reviews
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Overview

A mediterranean design combined with a good service distinguish Plaza Hotel Catania. Set in a luxurious-style building, it overlooks the Mediterranean Sea and Ionian Coast.

Located conveniently in a recreational area, the hotel is situated next to a cathedral, a monastery and a cinema and only 2.9 km from Palazzo Biscari. Piazza Duomo is located within a 10-minute drive from the property.

Apart from proximity to business centres and exhibition centres, this hotel offers meeting rooms, a microphone and printers.

Fontanarossa airport is about 15 minutes by car.

Rooms

All functional rooms of the venue feature a minibar, pay television and a writing table. All rooms offer views over the sea. En suite bathrooms all come with a hairdryer, a bidet and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests can enjoy a perfect buffet breakfast provided at the café. Delicious food is served at the non-smoking restaurant in an exclusive atmosphere on-site. There is a coffee bar onsite. Ristorante Pepe Nero serves Italian, Mediterranean and healthy delicacies.

Relax

The hotel provides steam baths and massage services for guests to relax and rejuvenate. Plaza Hotel Catania offers sport activities, such as windsurfing, snorkeling and hiking.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at EUR 10 per day.

Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   48.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 10 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Snack bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Wind surfing
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Pedal boating
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Tennis court
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Golf course
  • Table tennis
  • Squash
  • Archery
  • Aerobics
  • Fishing

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • Full board
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Special diet menus
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Microphone
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • DVDs/ Videos for children
  • Children's menu
  • Game room

Facilities for people with disabilities

  • Toilet for disabled
  • Bathroom for disabled

Spa & Leisure

  • Swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Bungalows
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Mountain view

Room features

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bathrobe
  • Free toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Paid films
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock
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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-out07:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Rooms and availability

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Location
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Ristorante Pepe NeroRistorante Pepe Nero100 ftviale Ruggero di Lauria 43
CutilisciCutilisci800 ftVia San Giovanni Li Cuti 69
Cafe' de ParisCafe' de Paris400 ftV.le Ruggero di Lauria, 25
Ristorante PitittoRistorante Pititto800 ftVia S. Giov. Li Cuti 36/38
La Braceria...brace e pizzaLa Braceria...brace e pizza700 ftV.le Alcide de Gasperi, 23/25
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Stazione Catania CentraleStazione Catania Centrale1.1 mi
Stazione Catania Porto AcquicellaStazione Catania Porto Acquicella1.1 mi
Stadio Cibali CataniaStadio Cibali Catania2.3 mi
Stadio Angelo MassiminoStadio Angelo Massimino2.3 mi
Casa di VergaCasa di Verga2.1 mi
Villa Bellini - ParkVilla Bellini - Park1.7 mi
Bellini TheaterBellini Theater1.6 mi
Ferrovia Circumetnea Ferrovia Circumetnea1.4 mi
Borgo Metro StationBorgo Metro Station1.5 mi
Palazzo BiscariPalazzo Biscari1.8 miVia Museo Biscari 10 - 16
Piazza DuomoPiazza Duomo1.9 miPiazza Duomo
Porta Garibaldi - FerdinandeaPorta Garibaldi - Ferdinandea2.6 miPiazza Palestro Piazza Crocifisso
Etnapolis Shopping CenterEtnapolis Shopping Center8.8 miContrada Valcorrente 23
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Getting around
Airports
Fontanarossa (CTA)4.7 mi
Comiso (CIY)45.7 mi
Train
Stazione Catania Centrale1.2 mi
Stazione Catania Porto Acquicella1.2 mi
Underground
Galatea Metro Station4000 ft
Italia Metro Station5000 ft
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Reviews
7.6
FabulousBased on  221  reviews
  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    The hotel had parking facility but it is not properly sign posted when you arrive

    Too far from the city center to walk and you have to call for a pricy taxi.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The hotel is functional and the location is close to almost everything. The room is spacious and the sea view is a nice plus.

    The third floor is a little noisy because of the roof garden bar positioned upstairs....the street traffic could be loud at times if you ask for a room with sea view.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    Clean,design,location and great staff.As we have not stayed in the hotel we have booked with you in Messina(due to poor quality) I have called this hotel as late notice they have accommodate for us nicely and we were grateful to them for that. Great place with very good location.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    Vrery good !!!!! lovely staff , nice rooms specialy clean ... perfect helpfull roomservice , nice vieuws out the room. Complete hotel , near the city from catania one myle prefect for everybody y have a perfect tyme . gerrit manders hollanda ( the netherlands( ciao ciao !!!!

  • 6.6
    Good

    Hotel and rooms interior equipment, cleanliness, polite personal

    Hotel is located between two very living and noisy streets what is not possible to estimate from the hotel pictures. More expensive rooms with the "see sight" are more "noisy street sight"! The spa und wellness declared in the description has nothing to do with the see and hotel has no swimmingpool. So spa is some body care of course separately charged 20 eur. In the large area round Catania is no rock and sand beach, only special public see swimming places built on the rocks, also with special daily charge. So no direct free of charge swimming in the see!! First floor rooms on both hotel sides are unusable noisy with direct view on the streets. We demanded the room change from 1. floot to 3. floor. Sweet oriented breakfasts.

  • 6.6
    Good

    It is to far from city center and it is just one bus who passes at 1 hour and the taxi is very expensive

  • 4.0
    Guest rating

    We were told on booking that our room had a view of Mount Etna. We were placed on the first floor looking out at some vacant land. If you strained you could see the tip of etna on a clear day. More worrying though was the pile of boards beneath our window which would not lock so anybody could easily have climbed into the room. We complained and were moved to the 3rd floor. We could see a bit better there but again the window didn't lock. A guy came with a screwdriver to fix it. Overall the staff were slow to respond to our complaint and not very friendly. The phone also wouldn't work and when I called and asked them about they said a colleague would revert to me but never did. The breakfast was not great. The location is well out of the town centre so it's only useful if you have a car. Overall it's not a bad hotel but it was overpriced.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Very helpful staff especially manager Fabio, an asset to the hotel, could not of done enough. Sushi bar in hotel was excellent too, with good cocktails. Clean spacious airconditioned rooms with spacious bathroom.

    No private beach, busy main road outside, with self appointed parking attendants trying to collect money for free on street parking. Restaurant in hotel, while food was good and staff helpful, being charged a covering charge before you eat anything of €5 each seems a lot especially when your a hotel guest.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    Good sized room and bathroom. Good choice at breakfast.

    Parking in basement very tricky especially if you have a big car. Steep hill into carpark. Bathroom was needing attention. Mould on grouting. Not easy to find and if approaching it from the wrong side of the road not east to turn around. Need to cross the traffic on a very busy road.

  • 6.6
    Good

    Its location close to the city centre and by the beach. The spa was wonderful, nicely decorated and great staff.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Het personeel was bijzonder vriendelijk en behulpzaam. Toen we, vanwege de drukte, besloten ons verblijf met één dag te verkorten, werd ons door de zeer korrekte en vriendelijke Mr. Fabio de laatste dag niet in rekening gebracht.

    De locatie is slecht te noemen, althans voor wie naar rust zoekt. Het ligt aan een enorm drukke weg, waar het verkeer tot diep in de nacht overheen raast. De ramen zijn wel grotendeels geluiddicht, maar op je balkon van het uitzicht genieten is er niet bij. Het uitzicht (op zee) werd trouwens grotendeels bedorven door een (permanente) kermis aan de overkant van de weg. Het hotelrestaurant lligt aan diezelfde drukke weg, maar voor het buitengedeelte moest worden gereserveerd, wat we niet hadden gedaan en dus werden we naar binnen verwezen, daar was het echter zo warm en benauwd dat we maar naar een ander restaurant zijn verhuisd. Daar het hotel niet beschikt over een zwembad, ben je aangewezen op het strand, maar dat is tegenover het hotel niet te vinden. Alleen een barretje met strandstoelen die op 2 centimeter afstand van elkaar stonden opgesteld, was beschikbaar. De receptie verwees ons naar een ander ''strandje'' op loopafstand, maar dat bleek een soort haventje waar de lokale jeugd vanaf de rotsen het water in dook, niet bepaald geschikt voor een ouder echtpaar.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Prima hotel, goed ontbijt, goed restaurant aan het hotel.

    De afstand naar het centrum, bij hoge temparaturen (35+) te ver om te lopen. Dan ben je afhankelijk van de bus of eigen auto.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Service,klant vriendelijk,ontbijt. Een 10 op 10 voor Bruno.

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    Pulizia,cordialità del personale,tranquillità. Ottima la colazione.

    Forse il parcheggio interno un po' caro (10 euro al giorno)...ma non è una cosa grave!

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    Cortesia efficenza e disponibilità dello staff, struttura curata e ben tenuta con bellissima vista sul mare, se poi si ha un'oretta di tempo c'è una spiaggetta a due passi (niente di speciale ma vicina)

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Highlights
8
FabulousBased on  221 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Spa Hotels in Italy

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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-out07:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Fontanarossa (CTA)4.7 mi
Comiso (CIY)45.7 mi
Train
Stazione Catania Centrale1.2 mi
Stazione Catania Porto Acquicella1.2 mi
Underground
Galatea Metro Station4000 ft
Italia Metro Station5000 ft
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