This recently renovated modernised four star Hotel is located in the heart of Acireale, The hotel is immersed in the green gardens of Garibaldi Square and within walking distance from the Cathedral and the Basilica of San Sebastiano, fine examples of Sicily Baroque architecture. The hotel is less than 3 kilometers away from the motorway and 2 kilometers away from Acireale’s train station. The hotel has 59 rooms, 2 restaurants, an American Bar, and five meeting rooms. Since the location is right in Acireale’s historical center, it is very easy to reach the many nearby shops, and if you wish to spend an evening out, there are cinemas and a host of quaint restaurants where one can taste tipycal sicily cuisine and gourmet foods. Also, Catania is nearby and easily reachable for an evening promenade. The elegant “Opera Prima” restaurant is open all year round and welcomes hotel guests and passers by; the excellent cuisine captures the flavours of traditional Sicilian recipes as well as international dishes. This exclusive restaurant is renowned for its sea-food specialities, made with freshly-caught fish from the nearby fishing village of Santa Maria la Scala. The wine cellar boasts a selection of fine wines for every dish and palette. From September to June you can taste our Pizza accompanied by the music and dancing of the Piano Bar. The restaurant also has a reserved smoking room. The hotel also has a cosy, friendly American Bar and 5 rooms of meeting and reception. Puccini, Rossini, Verdi and Bellini meeting rooms are designed for smaller high-end business meetings held in absolute privacy. The hotel’s meeting space includes a main function room, Opera Prima, accommodating up to 200 people, a Verdi room for up to 18 people and three additional boardrooms each for up to ten people, and all feature ultra-modern multimedia technology and wireless Internet connectivity. All five rooms can accommodate every type of event, from a technologically advanced corporate meeting to an intimate social gathering. Whether you are planning a business meeting, a conference or a social gathering, this hotel can meet your requirements to ensure a truly successful event.
Number of rooms: 59
Services: Its 59 spacious rooms have bath or shower and include free internet wi-fi, air conditioning/heating, safe, hairdryer, minibar and an LCD TV. The hotel has a free parking on site provided upon availability. Car, bike, and motorcycle rental are also available. The hotel is 1.8 miles from the sea, 12 miles from the centre of Catania and a 30 minute drive from Catania Airport. It is perfectly placed for visiting the most important tourist resorts on Sicily’s East Coast: Taormina (30 min), Etna (35 min), Syracuse (1 hr), Noto (1 hr 15 mins. In the restaurant, opened for lunch and dinner, our chef’s menu is inspired by traditional Sicilian and Italian cuisine and the sommelier can recommend fine wines produced from the main grapes of Sicily.