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Vilnius, Lithuania
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Quite surrounding, rooms in separate houses, really like swallows do. Accept offer for food as it is very good and made by owner of the hotel and we pay only 13€ per person for dinner. We got a smokers room only this could be consider as complain.

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Valentino27, Proprietario at Albergo Diffuso Santa Caterina, responded to this review

Dear Customer Thank you for choosing us and for posting your review on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to learn that we were able to meet the expectations and thank you very much. The praise and appreciation we receive are always of great support and recognition for the commitment and the efforts that we put every day to make more pleasant...

Malta,
Reviewed 23 February 2016

we have been staying here for 3 nights, the rooms were clean and quite, the owners were so nice and welcoming I could never complain about them for sure, if you are searching for a place to relax with no hassle this is the place. we had dinner twice there and the food was real good and worth priced. I...

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Islands of Sicily, Italy
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Old Sicilia experience in this rustic town. B&B Santa Caterina provided a perfect ambience and ensured that we totally immersed to old Sicily living. We were warmly met by Rosario and his wife, the care-takers and our chefs during our visit. The food was excellent and bountiful. Three squared meals for less than 30 euro was indeed a great value....

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Paris
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Given the nature of the Santa Caterina, staying there is not your average B & B experience. Our room appeared to have been almost carved out of the rock but it was comfortable and fully equipped if basic. Castiglione itself is a treat and at the Santa Caterina you are right at the heart of the old town. The breakfast...

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Gentile Ospite un sentito ringraziamento per il suo prezioso commento relativo al soggiorno presso il Albergo Diffuso Borgo Santa Caterina....

Coquitlam, Canada
Reviewed 6 July 2015

This place is not your typical B&B. The house is ~400 years old, but it has been renovated and turned into a nice B&B. Do not expect anything modern or too fancy. It all fits into the "Castiglione di Sicilia" character with narrow hallways and steep stairs. The owner is very pleasant and hard working; he makes a very good...

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Valentino27, Proprietario at Albergo Diffuso Santa Caterina, responded to this review

Dear Josef,Thank you very much from the Albergo Diffuso Borgo Santa Caterina staff. Your compliments are very appreciated and push us to do our best to make even better and better for the future. We hope you'll be our guest again on your next trip in Castiglione di Sicilia. Kind Regards Valentino Nunzio

Germany
Reviewed 15 October 2014

The house is in the perfect location when you wish to have the feeling of touching down in the middle of ancient Sicily without being distracted by many other visitors. You get what you can expect for the money: It´s not too cheap compared to what you get. It´s old, the bathroom has ... a smell! .. the beds are...

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nunzio27, Proprietario at Albergo Diffuso Santa Caterina, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, you want to pay 20,00 euro per day for 2 people including breakfast, we have tax too much to pay, the next time you need to go to sleep in the street if you have no money, we are here to work. thanks Valentino

United States
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Many people take the time to write wonderful reviews but sometimes you don't hear the negatives, or times when a traveler gets sucked into a bait and switch routine. This could be you or you could be lucky and have a wonderful experience. We traveled and drove the wonderful but curvy roads and were charmed by the town, but Valentino,...

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nunzio27, Proprietario at Albergo Diffuso Santa Caterina, responded to this review

Dear client We regret to read that while interacting with our team members, you had the impression of not being taken care of. Thank you very much for bringing this matter to my attention and I hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back to the hotel where everything possible will be done to ensure your complete satisfaction. Best...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 September 2014

Only 33 euros x day, nice room, great breakfast, the rooms are scattered up and down in this amazing borgo. Lot of stairs not suitable for old people. We asked 3 times to get enough towels for the bathroom wich is very very small, not a problem for us but for large size guests could be a problem. Easy parking...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 5 August 2014

This B&B is simply amazing for an authentic experience in Sicily. The price is incredibly reasonable for the quality we recieved. Sure, the hotel is not absolutely perfect, but the combination of price,great service and charming setting made this one of the best experiences we had in Sicily. The room was really nice, with a great balcony and had a...

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Agrigento, Italy
Reviewed 24 July 2014

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The diffuse hotel Santa Caterina is at the center of one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in eastern Sicily that go by the imposing Mount Etna, the beaches of Taormina and Giardini Naxos, without underestimating the extraordinary natural and Alcantara Gorges. On the slopes of Etna, a medieval town first inhabited by families of farmers, is the 'diffuse hotel Borgo Santa Caterina. The apartments have been expertly created by restoring the old buildings of 700, to best match the needs of tourism, with the recovery of 'originality, simplicity and beauty of the ancient rural Sicily. In the structure, you can still admire the cellars for storing wine, olive oil and nuts, the old barn and other structures once used by farmers. Today the old winery has become a lovely breakfast room, with characteristic terracotta floors and brick arches, where breakfast is served a rich breakfast buffet with a wide selection of local products. The rooms are all built in a rustic style with wooden beams, are all equipped with private bathroom and a balcony with panoramic views. The terraces are a true paradise thanks to native plants, the vintage jars, the beautiful landscape. Especially in the summer months, when you can make outdoor dining, you will always live a unique and magical. Santa Caterina is located 18 km from Taormina, 16 km from Giardini Naxos, 4 km from the Alcantara Gorge, 15 km from then located close to the main tourist itineraries in Sicily. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Albergo Diffuso Santa Caterina

Address: Via Tenente Mazza 10, 95012, Castiglione di Sicilia, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Castiglione di Sicilia
Price Range: €30 - €532 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Albergo Diffuso Santa Caterina 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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