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Crescent Beach, BC
2 reviews
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Reviewed 16 October 2015

Lovely accommodation - pristine, spacious and comfortable - in a great location. Charming hosts (and gifted artists). Excellent breakfast and a wonderful way to see Catania, an ancient city rich in sights and history.

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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We had an amazing stay at Antonio and Anna's place. The room was very well decorated and we felt at home. Antonio and Anna are great artists: the living room reflects there talent. The location is perfect, very close by the fish-market a must see in Catania. Our hosts were very helpful and welcoming. Emilia e Jöri

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Reviewed 3 July 2015

Great location near all the sights. The rooms are tastefully presented and the breakfasts sumptious and relaxing. The artistry of the decor gave a sense of luxury. The hosts were incredibly accommodating and helpful. The art in the rooms was charming and interesting. Good hot showers.

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Athens
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Reviewed 2 November 2014

I stayed for 4 nights at the B&B Faro..run by Antonio & Anna..who are both Artists and this shows in their home surroundings and their love & passion they put into the B&B. They are friendly..welcoming..helpful..and all round good people..who I might add are very talented Artists!The B&B is in a fantastic location..in a safe & secure building...the 3rd floor... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed 28 September 2014

After trying several recommended places with no rooms available came across B&B Faro. It was Friday night, Anna, the owner, answered the phone and agreed to let us in in 30 mins. Owners are the first pleasant impression, polite, friendly and very hospitable people. The place itself is on one of the main drags in Catania, with 3 mins on... More 

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New York, New York, United States
2 reviews
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Reviewed 18 July 2014

...and Anna and Antonio are very friendly and helpful. Their place is on the top floor of an antique city building and has a nice open and airy/green feeling to it. Highly recommended. If you travel by car, keep in mind that parking might be tricky, but they will explain how it's done best

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Hellertown, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 May 2014

B&B Faro was booked for me by my hosts in Catania. I am very pleased that they chose this place for me. Excellent location. Easy to find. Pleasant, quiet inner courtyard. Clean, spacious rooms. Excellent breakfast. Warm, genuine, friendly, and helpful hosts. Only downside is the lack of wifi, which is a general problem in Catania. I high recommend this... More 

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Paris, France
2 reviews
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Reviewed 28 September 2013

We travelled around the Amalfi Coast and South East Sicily mid-August, and we've been quite disappointed by the average comfort of the hotels, despite their high rates. The Faro B&B is certainly by far our best experience ! The apartment is in the heart of the city, one step from the Cathedral, the famous daily fish market and all monuments.... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
1 review
Reviewed 9 August 2013

This was the best B&B we've ever stayed at... Our host and hostess were delightful, the rooms were spacious and extremely well cared for, the breakfasts were excellent, and the location was perfect - right in the heart of town. While there was no Wifi (as another reviewer pointed out), there is a publicly accessible Mac desktop computer. The art... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 8 August 2013

This is the best B&B we've ever been to. An extraordinary apartment beautifully furnished by Anna + Antonio who are both artists. Overwhelming breakfast with home made pies, freshly sliced fruit etc. The hosts are very friendly, helpful and make you feel at home. The location is also quite convenient, close to the city center but in a quiet street.... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
B&B Faro is located in the heart of Catania historical center, on the third floor of an 18th-century building.Once past our entrance gate, you will embark on a journey of the senses where music and contemporary art blend in perfect harmony within a charming residence. The spacious living room features numerous paintings, sculptures and design objects. Shapes and colors magically fill the entire environment. Guests will enjoy their stay in a place that offers a truly pleasurable experience. All bedrooms have their own separate entrance. Each one features a different decor characterized by warm colors and well-defined shapes.By finely blending contemporary art and design into this traditional space, the comforts of the present add to the allure of the past. All bedrooms are equipped with A/C and bathrooms with shower (hairdryers available in all rooms). At guests' disposal suite, triple and double rooms (also available for single guests).Breakfast is served in the dining room of the main Anna&Antonio apartment, a welcoming space with a view over the roofs and the dome of the cathedral. ... more   less 

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Address: Via San Michele 26, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Catania > Centro Catania
Number of rooms: 3
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B&B Faro Catania, Sicily
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