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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

Cristina (Sicilian) and Rob (English) welcome you to the '5 Balconi Bed & Breakfast', a sunny palazzo built in the 1800's, with lots of colour, character and charm.

We are situated in the historic heart of Catania, right above the 13th century Ursino Castle, which dominates the piazza and gardens of Federico di Svevia. Here you can wine and dine 'al fresco' on delicious typical dishes at very reasonable prices, while soaking up the atmosphere of a real Sicilian quarter.

We offer elegant and luxurious rooms: a single, doubles (1 with an extra single bed) and a twin. The twin and double w/extra bed also interconnect for a family of up to 5 people. All have 5 metre high domed ceilings and chandeliers, very comfortable beds with mosquito nets, duvets in winter and flowering balconies of iron and marble.

NB: Air conditioning/heating, TV and free Wi-Fi are standard in all the rooms. Tea/coffee making facilities, a fridge, DVD and video player are also available for guests use.

Our breakfasts are nutritious and delicious and can be taken in your room or in the communal dining area.
The breakfast options are:

Fruit juice ~ fresh fruit (in season)
Cereal/muesli with milk ~ yoghurt
Freshly baked bread/toast with butter and organic marmalades ~ Sicilian 'cornetto' (filled croissant)
Tea (Indian, herbal, green. mint etc) ~ coffee (espresso, macchiato or cappuccino) ~ Hot Chocolate.

We are only 10 min. from the airport, a 15 min. walk to a long, golden sandy beach and a convenient base for exploring the Eastern side of the island. (Taormina, Etna, Enna, Pantalica and Siracusa are all within a 45 minute drive).
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Fri 24 Feb 2017 - Mon 27 Feb 2017 Change

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Latest Review

" The greatest hospitality that i served here was the most memorable thing in my catania travel. Although we checked in late, he explained everything nicely. Because of early morning plan we had to skip the breakfast but he prepared some food for us in the morning. He kept our luggage after checking out time and let us stay in living room after check out time because it rained outside. He is the best host that i've ever met. "

- Anonymous
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Facilities

  • Free

    Free Breakfast Free Parking Free City Maps Towels Included Free WiFi Free Internet Access

  • General

    Elevator Bicycle Parking Air Conditioning Book Exchange Hot Showers Cots Available Hair Dryers Ceiling Fan

  • Services

    Internet Access Laundry Facilities Luggage Storage Tours/Travel Desk

  • Food & Drink

    Tea & Coffee Making Facilities

  • Entertainment

    Board Games

Policies

Policies

Child Friendly Credit Cards Not Accepted No Curfew Taxes Not Included

Things to Note

Check-in: any time. Check-out: 11am, but we're flexible. Bags/luggage can be stored here. Payment is due in cash upon arrival, please. There's no curfew, but keep noise to a minimum from midnight to 8am. No unregistered guests and no candles, for safety. Damages and lost keys must be paid for. We reserve the right to refuse entry or expel disrespectful or unruly guests. From Jan 2012 a City Tax of 1 Euro per person per day, for up to three days, is payable on arrival.

Cancellation Policy

Deposit Only rates

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay


Non-refundable rates

Your booking is non-refundable. If you choose to cancel your booking, or in the case of a no-show, you will still be charged the full cost of your booking.

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