This city Hotel
has 63 rooms in total spread over 5 floors . It is air-conditioned and has a 24-hour reception, a hotel-safe, lift access, bar, restaurant and conference facilities . Room and laundry services are also offered . Parking facilities are also available for guests arriving by car . Location The hotel is very close to Via Etnea, at the heart of Catania, one of the symbolic cities of Sicilian baroque . Just a short distance from the hotel are some of the most artistically and culturally interesting places in Catania: the Roman Amphitheatre; the Villa Bellini gardens, Via dei Crociferi, magnificent baroque palaces and Piazza Duomo . The Benedictine Monastery is also an essential visit, nowadays home to the Faculty of Arts, the St . Julian Church, one of the most beautiful in Catania, and Ursino Castle, the only building to survive the earthquake in 1693 . The hotel is also an ideal base for excursions out of town: Caltagirone, the town famous for its ceramics; Taormina; Siracusa; Piazza Armerina and the slopes of Etna . Room The rooms are large, bright and soundproofed . En suite bathroom with shower or bath tub and a balcony feature as standard . There are 4 rooms for disabled guests and 16 for non-smokers . A hairdryer, direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, radio, Internet access, minibar, mini-fridge, tea/coffee making facilities, ironing set, double or king-size bed, centrally regulated air-conditioning, central heating and a safe deposit box all feature as standard . Meal Breakfast is served as a continental-style buffet . Payment The following are all accepted as forms of payment: American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA .