La Vetreria Residence

4 stars
Via Grimaldi, 8, Catania, 95121
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.0
out of 5

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4 stars charming Residence Hotel La Vetreria is situated in the historical centre of the baroque city art Catania, next to Ursino Castle, one of the few buildings to have survived the earthquake of 1693 and various volcanic eruptions. Recently renovated, the castle houses today the Catania Civic Museum and a gallery of local art. 22 rooms shared in 13 apartments of different sizes inside a beautifully restored' 900 century old building, that since 1924 housed a glassworks factory. Renovated and transformed in 2002 into a residence-hotel the owners manage it and it is perfect for short or long stay of individual or groups looking for the cosy atmosphere together with a special care. La Vetreria is especially appreciated by families, seniors, single women travelling alone, movie and theatre actors, opera singers, religious groups as team is courteous, very friendly and attentive. The rich breakfast offers typical Sicilian plates, well for all different tastes and habits. The hotels take a special care of guests' food need (celiac or diabetic patients or food intolerant). The Residence has a capacity of 56 people. An apartment is also predisposed for disabled guests. In the rooms, as in the whole house, you can notice a special care for details just to make the stay really comfortable. As in the past, the lamps, the curtains and hand-made cushions make the already warm rooms, very charming and pleasant. All the rooms have private bathrooms with hair drier, direct telephone, ADSL Internet connection, WIFI, minibar, self-heating, TV, SKY TV and all the stuff you need to make a coffee or a tea. The parquet floors and air-conditioning/water heating system guarantee perfect hygienic conditions and avoid allergic reactions. La Vetreria has a spacious lounge, which perfectly suits exclusive parties, conferences, seminars and cultural events up to 80 people standing and 50 people seated. Private garage is just 200 meters far, while inside the building there is a motorcycles and bikes shelter. The Hotel organize Sicilian cooking lessons: an excellent way to get to know Sicily through its culinary tradition; The hotel can also suggest daily excursions to visit surroundings, such as: -Mount Etna- jeep or trekking tours with unusual trail in the eastern part of Sicily (half/full day excursions with pick up at the hotel); -Eno-gastromonic tours- food and wine tasting Sicily culinary delights and traditional specialties of each season; -Visit to vineyard and wine cellars; -Naturalistic excursions on foot or bikes; -Boat tours: Giardini Naxos and Eolian islands. Amenities: Children's facilities, Dry cleaning, Library, Reception.

Hotel Map

37.4989 15.0859
Area served
Catania
Nearby airports
Fontanarossa Vincenzo Bellini 3.3 km
Area description
La Vetreria has a highly strategic location: it is easy to reach from the airport, the railway station, the highways and handy for public transport. It is a few minutes walking from the ancient market Pescheria, Via Etnea - the main shopping road - and the Duomo Square, where reigns supreme the Elephant Fountain, symbol of the town.

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La Vetreria Residence Rooms

Standard Single Room
Standard Single Room offers one double bed for single use which includes amenities such as Air conditioning , Heating, Refrigerator, Alarm clock, Internet access, Internet access, Room service, Iron / Ironing board, Safe in room, Bathrobe, Bathroom amenities, Kettle, Cable / Satellite TV, CD player, Tea and coffee making facilities, Laundry service, Telephone, Clothes dryer, Color TV, Mini bar, Crockery / Cutlery, Disabled facilities, Non-smoking rooms, DVD player, Washing machine, Ensuite / Private bathroom, Hairdryer.
Standard Double/Twin Room
Standard Double/Twin Room offers one double bed or two twin bed which includes amenities such as Air conditioning , Heating, Refrigerator, Alarm clock, Internet access, Internet access, Room service, Iron / Ironing board, Safe in room, Bathrobe, Bathroom amenities, Kettle, Cable / Satellite TV, CD player, Tea and coffee making facilities, Laundry service, Telephone, Clothes dryer, Color TV, Mini bar, Crockery / Cutlery, Disabled facilities, Non-smoking rooms, DVD player, Washing machine, Ensuite / Private bathroom, Hairdryer.
Standard Triple Room
Standard Triple Room offers one double bed and one twin bed which includes amenities such as Air conditioning , Heating, Refrigerator, Alarm clock, Internet access, Internet access, Room service, Iron / Ironing board, Safe in room, Bathrobe, Bathroom amenities, Kettle, Cable / Satellite TV, CD player, Tea and coffee making facilities, Laundry service, Telephone, Clothes dryer, Color TV, Mini bar, Crockery / Cutlery, Disabled facilities, Non-smoking rooms, DVD player, Washing machine, Ensuite / Private bathroom, Hairdryer.
Standard Quad Room
Standard Quad Room offers two double bed and four twin bed which includes amenities such as Air conditioning , Heating, Refrigerator, Alarm clock, Internet access, Internet access, Room service, Iron / Ironing board, Safe in room, Bathrobe, Bathroom amenities, Kettle, Cable / Satellite TV, CD player, Tea and coffee making facilities, Laundry service, Telephone, Clothes dryer, Color TV, Mini bar, Crockery / Cutlery, Disabled facilities, Non-smoking rooms, DVD player, Washing machine, Ensuite / Private bathroom, Hairdryer.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Pet friendly
Elevators
Activities
Spa
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Internet
WiFi
Transportation
Airport shuttle
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Catania Train Station: 1.1 mi

Dining

Restaurant
The hotel suggests some restaurant near hotel residence, as hotels have not. The hotel usually cooperate with them that meet different taste and needs: trattoria, restaurants, pizzeria, ristoclub, slow food condotte.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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