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Mercure Catania Excelsior

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Overview
Piazza Giovanni Verga 39, 95129 Catania, Sicily Italy See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews nice hotel wall paper central location buffet breakfast airport bus italian hotels mt etna rooms are spacious centre of town stayed here for nights balcony taormina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 4 nights in this property. The location is good... We had a superior room overlooking to the Mount Etnea with own balcony. The check in and check out was quick and the staff was very friendly. The breakfast is great, they offer espresso...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not my 1st visit here .I would NEVER choose this place . The hotel is old and never have been restiled . In the hall a wc 🚽 smell will welcome you and in your room a consumed moquette and a knackered mattress will be...More

Thank Marika F
Response from FCaselli, General Manager at Mercure Catania ExcelsiorResponded 3 weeks ago

Good morning some rooms in hotel are well-worn, but the hall never smell like a wc... best regards Francesco Caselli Generl Manager

Reviewed 18 September 2018

Yes this is a 4 star hotel. and yes its a little dated.but you are out most of the day and who looks at the the walls on holiday. we found it clean. with good service. reception/room service.bar. breakfast is buffet (you vary your breakfast...More

Thank alan p
Response from FCaselli, General Manager at Mercure Catania ExcelsiorResponded 21 September 2018

Good morning alan p Thank you for your time spent to write review, Francesco Caselli General Manager Mercure Excelsior Catania

Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for three nights and had a good experience. Our Superior room as requested was on the top floor with stunning mount Etna views. There was a small balcony but no outside furniture to sit on. As many have said the rooms are dated...More

Thank LeisureGuy32
Response from FCaselli, General Manager at Mercure Catania ExcelsiorResponded 28 September 2018

Good morning LeisureGuy32 Thank you for your time spent to write review, we will treasure as reported to improve everything Francesco Caselli General Manager Mercure Excelsior Catania

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Me and my wife stayed here for 2 nights. The staff was ok, the room was clean. The only thing is that the breakfast could have been more variable and a little bit higher in quality. There is a big parking lot in front of...More

Thank Ovidiu P
Response from FCaselli, General Manager at Mercure Catania ExcelsiorResponded 27 August 2018

Good morning Ovidiu P Thank you for your time spent to write review, we will treasure as reported to improve everything Francesco Caselli General Manager Mercure Excelsior Catania

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About
Description
A PRESTIGIOUS FOUR-STAR HOTEL SITUATED IN THE CITY CENTRE. Welcome to the Grand Hotel Excelsior Catania, a prestigious four-star hotel in Sicily's beautiful second city which lies in the shadow of Mount Etna. More Black volcanic rock and white limestone have given Catania its own striking visual aspect, which makes it an ideal tourist destination. Our hotel is also well-adapted to meet the needs of business travellers. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Luxury
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Luxury
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
175
Price range
US$73 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Excelsior Grand Catania
,
Hotel Excelsior Grand
,
Mercure Catania Excelsior Sicily
Location
Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Catania
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Luxury
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
175
Price range
US$73 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Excelsior Grand Catania
,
Hotel Excelsior Grand
,
Mercure Catania Excelsior Sicily
Location
Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Catania
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Traveller (428)
Room & Suite (425)
Dining (113)
Amenities (47)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (20)
Family and Play Areas (10)
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Questions & Answers
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Domenic S
18 February 2017|
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Response from gsapienza | Property representative |
Dear Guest, we have private parking in hotel. It will cost € 12,00 par night and needs to be reserved. Kind regards Giovanni Sapienza
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AndyJoTomSam
30 January 2017|
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Response from EmL26 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Just stayed here and have on a number of occasions. Parking on the street is near impossible and if you do, dont expect to come back and find your car without a dent or scratch. The parking square out the front of the... More
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"Superior rooms have Mount Etnea view"
Nomad752241
1 week ago
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"the master light switch by the door turned off everything. including phone charging points BEWARE /room..."
W929CQalanp
18 Sep 2018
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"Best views and quiet room on the 6th level"
Lily1908
26 Jan 2018
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"Don't stay in a room that overlooks the back street and has a balcony as very noisy"
AnnY327
18 Oct 2017
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