Downtown apartment close to the main square
Downtown apartment close to the main square

Entire home/flat

3 guests

1 bedroom

2 beds
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Beautiful, cozy apartment, located in the heart of the city in a magnificent
historic building. Nestled between Massimo Bellini Theatre and the
Museum of Valle Palace, it will make you relive Catania by the end of the
17th century.

The space

A spacious and comfortable bedroom overlooking the city.
A gracious bathroom with shower to revive your energy before exploring
the many facets of Catania’s vibrant nightlife.
The apartment is situated on the third floor of an antique, historic palace,
thus it is not accessible via an elevator, but the residence offers assistance
with luggage on request.

Guest access

High ceilings, partially embellished with stucco, antique floors featuring
typical sicilian tiles, stunnig views at the many baroque churches and the
sea – take in the atmosphere of an era long gone, conserved in Catania’s
historic center, where time seems to stand still.
Completely restored and furnished with antique pieces in sicilian style,
bright, elegant and welcoming, the aparment is divided up as follows:
An ample living room where you can relax with a good book on the
comfortable sofa after a long day hiking on Mount Etna.
A modern kitchen equipped to prepare and enjoy a tasty dish of Pasta alla
Norma (the way locals like their Pasta).
A spacious and comfortable bedroom overlooking the city.
The apartment is situated on the third floor of an antique, historic palace,
thus it is not accessible via an elevator, but the residence offers assistance
with luggage on request.

Interaction with guests

Availability, courtesy and discretion guaranteed.

Other things to note

We ask that you check in with our hostel reception, open 24/7, located at 28 Via Etnea.

The space
Accommodates: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: 2PM - 1AM (next day)
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/flat


Extra people: 14 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee: 15
Weekly Discount: 5%
Weekend Price: 42 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules
No parties or events
Check in time is 2PM - 1AM (next day)


This host has a Moderate Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 7 days of the trip and get a 50% refund of the nightly rate, as well as a full refund of fees.

Safety features
Fire extinguisher

On Fridays and Saturdays the minimum stay is 2 nights.

28 Reviews

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Elena User Profile
August 2017
Wonderful, unique, and charming apartment. It has many stairs, so it is not for the weak of heart. The host is fantastic, very accessible and kind. Highly recommend

Ruben User Profile
July 2017
The welcome from Claudio was great. The appartment has a great atmosphere, because of the historical ceilings. Additionally, the location is perfect as it is located in an area with many restaurants. The teatro Bellini nearby is also worth a visit. The only downside was that we discovered a cockroach in the badroom. Despite this, we would definitely recommend this appartment!

Sarah User Profile
July 2017
Our host was of great advice and made us discover great places in Catania ! We really enjoyed our stay, thank you again !

James User Profile
July 2017
Fantastic host and great location. Beautiful floors and a great cafe/bar below. Very friendly. Apparent well equipped and excellent value for money. Fully recommended on every account.

Rebecca User Profile
July 2017
A beautiful apartment to stay in with all the things we needed for a two nights stay. Super close to everything in town, however this did lead to noisy nights when we left the windows open for air. Our host was lovely and great to use the hostel facilities down the road. The only issues we had were with the heat (it was a very hot few days) when we found the air conditioner and streets too noisy, as well as the occasional lapse of electricity in the city (although told that this is common in Catania).

Jacob User Profile
July 2017
The apartment is very old and very charming! I loved the feel of Catania and would absolutely stay there again! Angela advised for restaurants and scenic areas and answered all of our requests. Grazie Mille!

Jeanette User Profile
July 2017
Unprofessional. Because Ostello's listing is inaccurate, I ended up with a humidifier stand in for an AC. There was no way to cool the space. Because the nights are hot, opening windows was superfluous. Adding more stress, my now very hot dog was with me. The flat was too hot to spend days inside and streets too hot for my dog to walk on, much less tour the city sites. An AC was brought to the flat but not installed. So, I was left enduring a heat wave with a humidifier and useless AC to navigate around in a not so big flat. I was trying to go with the flow as finding another accommodation that late in the game was proving to be incredibly difficult, however when I returned to find the flat door open and men inside (the bedroom) I did not have to think. I knew I was leaving. Ostello responded by explaining the heat problem was my inability to work the humidifier. (It was 29C INSIDE). They have yet to explain the decision to not tell me they scheduled to have workers come over and are no longer communicating with me. My impression is that they are exploiting Airbnb to list as many rentals as possible wihtout noting ettiqute. We are currently battling over my refund.

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Catania, ItalyJoined in September 2016
Leonardi Apartments User Profile

Siamo un gruppo di giovani che da dieci anni ci occupiamo della accoglienza nella nostra citta con passione e dedizione

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