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Loft Old Town for 2 people

Bedrooms 1
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, kitchen + living room, living room (60 square meters total)

The apartment is located in a central area, just behind Via Etnea (the main street of the city) a few meters from Piazza Cavour.

In 2011 we restored and converted an old house into a modern loft and functional. The style is contemporary but we tried to keep the room warm and cozy. A floor of '900 and a refectory table will go perfectly with a loft built with beams exposed.

The bedroom is located on the mezzanine overlooking the living area. With a small fee you can add a third bed (for details and costs to ask the owner).

The kitchen has hob, electric oven, fridge freezer, dishwasher, full kitchen equipment.

The small bathroom with wc, bidet and wash basin also has a large shower and comfortable.

Wi-Fi access, air conditioning and heating.

The location is strategic, adjacent to the center of Catania, public services provided by both metro and bus.

Nearby you can find bakeries, supermarkets, pharmacies, restaurants, pizzerias, banks, post office.

I will personally handing over the keys and the presentation of the apartment.

Pets considered long term, not just smoking, no pets, non-accessible for wheelchairs.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Catania in Province of Catania

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • The bathroom is not huge but is equipped with all the amenities such as sink, toilet, bidet. There is a large and comfortable shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • - 1 Large Double Bed
  • The bedroom is on a mezzanine
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Loft Old Town for 2 people
average rating of 4.625 based on 8 reviews

Excellent inside

  • 4 of 5

Great place, excellent internal environtment and services.

  • Review Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice clean, well equipped apartment in a central location.

  • 4 of 5

The property doesn't have windows in the main living areas, just an opaque glass panel and door onto the street and a glass door at the back. Consequently it is not really possible to see out, which is a bit odd. Only other issue was that the fridge (which was underneath the mezzanine) was very noisy.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Molto carino e molto comodo, nn manca nulla!!!

  • 4 of 5

Il loft è molto carino arredato con gusto ed ha tutti i confort utili. Il centro storico e' raggiungibile con una passeggiata lungo la via etnea da evitare se fa caldo oppure coprirsi con un cappello !!!! Abbiamo dormito bene posto silenzioso , vicino si trova un supermercato e un bar dove ci sono delle brioche buone e i coni senza glutine. La via etnea e' piena di negozi dove si trova ogni necessità. Da vedere il mercato del pesce a ridosso della piazza centrale e la piazza del duomo molto bella!!!!! Poco distante dalla casa ho trovato una pasticceria che fanno pizzette brioche cannoli pane e altri prodotti da forno senza glutine, delizie via Giuffrida 6.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Un loft confortable et un hôte acceuillant

  • 5 of 5

En arrivant Marcello nous a acceuillit cordialement malgré la barrière de la langue, (car nous parlons ni italien et peu l'anglais). Le loft est très propre et conforme aux photos. Tous les matins nous déjeunions sur la terrasse et c'était un vrai bonheur. Le soir nous avons pris l'apéro et quelques repas sur la terrasse également. Maintenant il faut savoir que si vous souhaitez visiter autour de Catane, louez une voiture, car il y a des bus, mais comme disent les siciliens il n'y a pas d'heure pour les bus. Je recommande ce loft, où vous pouvez dormir au calme, et où il y a tout ce qu'il faut dans le loft pour vivre aisément. En 10mn vous êtes sur la place duemo en passant par la via Etnea qui est plus plaisante. Encore un grand merci à Marcello pour son accueil et sa discrétion

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci et merci Francoise Michel. Ce fut un vrai plaisir de vous accueillir et je suis désolé pour les problèmes de transport et parce que je ne pouvais pas vous aider assez à cause de mon mauvais français. Mais je suis heureux que vous avez trouvé bien dans mon appartement et je vous remercie d'avoir laissé si propre et bien rangé. Si vous voulez revenir à Catane vous êtes les bienvenus. Je promets d'étudier un peu plus que le français :) Ciao
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Un loft impeccable, décoré avec goût par un propriétaire disponible et chaleureux

  • 5 of 5

Merci à Marcello pour ce lieu très bien pensé. Le loft est propre, bien situé et réfléchi. De nombreux petits détails ont été pensés et font toute la différence : flyers, guides, cuisine équipée avec toute la vaisselle nécessaire, produits ménagers, jeux, etc. La déco est moderne et le loft bénéficie d'une petite terrasse pour les petits déjeuners au soleil.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Gemütliche Wohnung, zentral gelegen, alles vorhanden was man braucht vorhanden

  • 5 of 5

Wir hatten eine sehr schöne und erholsame Woche in dem Loft. Wir wurden von Marcello herzlich begrüßt. Die Wohnung ist sehr gut ausgestattet und liegt zentral. Wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to host Antje and her friend. They are very nice and friendly people and totally self-sufficient. They left the house spotless and in perfect order. They are guests who would all like to have. I hope they have been good in my loft.
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Nearest Airport
7.3 Kilometres
Aeroporto di Catania - Fontanarossa
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Piazza Cavour
Nearest Ferry
3.6 Kilometres
Porto di Catania
Nearest Train
2.8 Kilometres
Stazione, Piazza Papa Giovanni XXIII
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
A18 - Catania - Messina
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Da Peppino - Via Empedocle 3
Nearest Ski
34.4 Kilometres
Etna Sud
Nearest Beach
6.2 Kilometres
Litorale della Playa
Car: not necessary

The apartment is located in the center of Catania behind Via Etnea (the street that runs through the old town) near Piazza Cavour.

It is located in a strategic position for those who want to discover the areas of interest in Catania. On foot you can reach several historical and artistic monuments such as Cathedral Square, University Square, Botanical Garden, the Garden Bellini and Via Crociferi.

Nearby are metro, bus, car, taxi, supermarket, banks, post offices.

The Metro is located in 100 m connects the railway station every 15 minutes from 7 am to 8. 45 pm.

From the airport of Catania Fontanarossa there is a dedicated bus (Alibus - http: // www. Amt. Ct. Com /?page_id = 2,610) for connecting with the center of Catania every 20 minutes starting at 5. 00 am until midnight. With this you can reach the train station. From the railway station there are, in addition to Metro, 4 bus routes stopping in Piazza Cavour.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Catania, Sicily

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Tariffa per notte
14 Aug 2017 - 18 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
19 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Tariffa per notte
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £22.78
Additional Guest Fee £13.67 per person per night

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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