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Hotel Il Gelso Bianco

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Autostrada A19 CT-PA Km 3, 95045 Misterbianco, Sicily Italy
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If you’re looking for a family-friendly hotel in Misterbianco, look no further than Hotel Il Gelso Bianco.

Hotel Il Gelso Bianco offers guests an array of room amenities including air conditioning, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available.

The hotel offers 24 hour front desk, room service, and currency exchange, to make your visit even more pleasant. The property also features a pool and free breakfast. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking.

When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out Sagafredo Bar, which is a pub that is popular with locals and out-of-towners alike.

Looking to explore? Then look no further than Ludum - Museo dell'exhibit e del gioco scientifico (1.0 mi), which is a popular Misterbianco attraction – and it is conveniently located within walking distance of the hotel.

The staff at Hotel Il Gelso Bianco looks forward to serving you during your upcoming visit.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Tennis court
Table tennis
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Parking
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Special diet menus
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Solarium
Baggage storage
Chapel / shrine
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Classic
Languages Spoken
English, German, Italian
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Jessica W wrote a review Sep 2018
51 contributions21 helpful votes
There were some bad reviews, but we chose to book anyhow, which we absolutely regretted. Our room was not cleaned at all, so they gave us another one. The new room was made up, but disgustingly dirty: the window could not be closed and there were stains and hair on the sheets of the bed. This hotel is a no go an should absolutely be avoided. We did cancel our room and went to a different place, because we were so disgusted be this hotel. This was our first bad experience in Sicily and know one should have to make the same.
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Robert H wrote a review Mar 2017
Aylesford, Canada11 contributions10 helpful votes
Rooms were clean if a bit basic... small fridge, local (Italian) tv, but no coffee or kettle in room. There is a nice restaurant, with good food, a bar in the lobby that has very good coffees, and a very nice looking pool (empty when I was there) and sitting area around the pool. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The free wifi (internet) was very very slow with much of the time not able to connect or have connect many time as it would drop quickly, if you need internet access, may be a problem. As far as things around is just off a main hi-way with a short drive to Catania and a couple of shopping centres, there is a gas station in walking distance, that has a nice selection of goods and a good deli in it....
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Date of stay: March 2017Trip type: Travelled on business
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KTSB wrote a review Mar 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania179 contributions108 helpful votes
Friendly staff. The property is dated and in need of some renovation. Big rooms, cavernous hallways, but the climate leads to mold in the bathrooms. Good restaurant that was busy with plenty of locals. Convenient to the airport.
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Date of stay: February 2017Trip type: Travelled on business
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Bi V wrote a review Feb 2016
Attard, Malta90 contributions30 helpful votes
IF you can stand the following then this is the hotel for your: Hearing every single plane that lands in the airport close by The funny smell in the hotel Hearing every time someone walks, closes a door and talks in the corridor Hearing every single thing being said from outside the window Having the lousiest breakfast ever - not even the bread was fresh! And the coffee is bad!!! Never expected that in a country that forms part of Italy. The TV doesn't work well, not sure why it's there The place is just ugly. So old. Where there isn't carpet the floor is sticky. I wouldn't say the place is clean. There are black spots (hopefully not mould, though probably is) on the bathroom ceiling. Honestly, the only advantages are that it is close to the airport and Ikea.
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Date of stay: February 2016
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Marius G wrote a review Jan 2016
Qormi, Malta6 contributions1 helpful vote
Hotel is in a very very good location and can be reached very easily from the autostrada.Also for those who love shopping this hotel is very close to shopping Malls like centro di sicilia and ikea . Rooms are spacious private bathroom and are very clean.Food is good and at reasonable prices. I recommended it ;;
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Date of stay: December 2015
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: very easy to reach from autostrada
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PRICE RANGE
US$71 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
ItalySicilyProvince of CataniaMisterbianco
NUMBER OF ROOMS
91
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Il Gelso Bianco
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Il Gelso Bianco?
Nearby attractions include Monastero dei Benedettini (7.6 km), A' Piscaria Mercato del Pesce (8.0 km), and Chiesa di San Nicolo All'Arena (7.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Il Gelso Bianco?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Il Gelso Bianco?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Il Gelso Bianco?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Il Gelso Bianco?
Conveniently located restaurants include Docalquadrato, Il Gambero Pazzo, and Vuciata - kitchen market.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Il Gelso Bianco?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Hotel Il Gelso Bianco have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hotel Il Gelso Bianco offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Il Gelso Bianco?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Hotel Il Gelso Bianco offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Il Gelso Bianco?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Il Gelso Bianco?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Chiesa di San Nicolo All'Arena (7.7 km), Parco Archeologico Greco Romano di Catania (7.8 km), and Villa Rigoletto di Catania (7.5 km).