Hotel La Vecchia Palma - Catania

Hotels Catania - Italy

Via Etnea, 668 - 95128 Catania
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Presentation Hotel La Vecchia Palma - Catania

Take a step back in time for sumptuous elegance in a 19th century villa, at Hotel La Vecchia Palma, a Catania historic centre 3 star hotel. You can enjoy all the refinery of an aristocratic ambience at this striking baroque style palace, where original frescoes and classic Sicilian decoration puts the romance into any holiday! This fascinating Italian city at the foot of Europe's biggest volcano, faces the turquoise Ionian Sea between Messina and Syracuse, and boasts a rich history and a flourishing cultural and artistic identity. You are never stuck for things to do or see, whether you are here for the UNESCO World Heritage Site attractions or the lively festivals. As these affordable guest rooms are on Via Etnea, the main street in the city which is paved with cobblestones from Etna lava stone, you are close to all the major monuments. Each Sunday there is a bustling clothes and food market just off this main thoroughfare, and a large fish market near Piazza Duomo - great for an authentic taste of Sicily. Excellent transport links are on your doorstep, enabling you to leave your car and get around easily on foot or by bus and underground, whilst the airport and central station are both a short drive away. A stunning setting! From the moment you approach this lovely Catania baroque romantic hotel you'll appreciate why discerning travellers choose La Vecchia Palma for a distinguished stay on the island. The striking golden facade offers just a hint of what lies inside, including the breathtakingly beautiful original frescoes and stuccos. The experienced staff are happy to tell you more about the hotel's history, and although you are bound to enjoy the historical features, you don't need to miss out on twenty-first century comforts. Wireless Internet access is available throughout, keeping you up-to-date with world events and family news! Ask the staff about the local attractions, including the ancient palaces and churches, the Roman Theatre, the Palazzo Asmundo Francia and the Massimo Bellini Theatre. This value-for money accommodation is moments from Catania Cathedral and the Egyptian obelisk at the opposite end of this famous street. There is no doubt that the inspiring architecture of Catania wins favour with all who visit, and this highly commended hotel is the perfect starting point for a memorable holiday. Comfort inside and out! Get the day off to a terrific start in the American Bar, with a tasty Italian breakfast. Once the delicious espresso coffee has worked its magic, head out into the Sicilian sunshine or peruse your itinerary in the summer garden bar. La Vecchia Palma also has a comfortable lounge and a dedicated tourist information point, and the reception staff are happy to arrange excursions to Mount Etna, Taormina, Syracuse, and many other unforgettable destinations.