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Teddington, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

CONS: Very odd, I've never stayed at an empty apartment before! Plenty of drawers and cupboards but no cutlery, no glasses, no plates etc, though hilariously there was a kettle (but no spoons/mugs??) and some large cooking tins! Not sure what they expect you to do with those! Ridiculous, as if people are going to bring their own cutlery and... More 

Thank sazmeister88
Reading, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Friendly and helpful but average service. Room is spacious, clean, equipped with basic amenities, and well maintained. Has an elevator- accessible to wheelchair users, bulk luggage and high floors. Less than 10 min walk to Piazza Duomo, less than 5 min to local (and cheap) eateries. A little climb away from a number of places of interest. What we like... More 

Thank Dcafehopper
Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Arrived from Toronto, Canada and were warmly welcomed to Politi Residence. Large-scale map of Catania @ entrance highlighting all MUST SEE ATTRACTIONS. Also posted current Art exhibits/shows in town. Promptly ushered to our HOME for the next while. Elevator on premises. Fresh, clean apartment, 2 balconies on the 2nd floor bringing in warm Sicilian sunshine. WIFI, Well-equipped kitchen, spacious bedroom... More 

Thank lakikkah
Vienna, Austria
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71 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

+ Very friendly people + Centrally located + Good shower + Big patio - You can hear everything through the walls - Cigarette smoke came from neighboring appartement through wall or ceiling - In the cold season very drafty and cold due to lack of sealings, probably typical for the country - More dishware would be nice

Thank Katro2
London, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

The flat was very spacious, and even though the furniture was a bit essential, everything was in perfect conditions. Three small balconies were giving space to chill out during fresh mornings. The residence is right in Catania city centre, and shops, amenities, museums are just round the corner. The spectacular city cathedral is just 5 minutes by foot, as well... More 

Thank Nirvana8517
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 October 2015

I highly recommended this place.The place is well equip and very spacious and well furnished especially the cooling system.The Staff are very friendly and very helpful.They even book and print our boarding pass.The staff as well design a well organised bus and train routes for us to catch in case of using public transport including the time and bus terminals.They... More 

Thank mars634
Budapest, Hungary
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2 reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Két napot töltöttünk itt és teljesen meg voltunk elégedve a szobával. A szoba nagy és kényelmes. A lakáshoz tartozik egy kis konyha és mosógép is. Az utca zaja felhallatszik, de nem vészesen. A szobában jól működött a légkondi is. A wifi jel a szobában elég gyenge volt, de a folyosón kiváló. Mindenki számára ajánlani tudom. We spent two days in... More 

Thank dibuszeszti
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25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Very good apartment. The staff were friendly and helpful. Has all you need for cooking in the kitchen. The apartments are situated in 5 minutes walk from Piazza Duoma. We arrived at the hotel before the time of settlement and we settled without problems. The only negative is not a normal working WiFi. Worked only Facebook and then only in... More 

Thank Lelia Z
Grand Casablanca Region, Morocco
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 June 2015

The place is huge, pretty clean and has an awesome balcony. Great for lazy morning ... breakfast & coffee on the balcony.The staff there was very nice. The building is at a walking distance from most of the sites of Catania. We regretted that our stay there was so short. Plus, Catania is a beautiful city!!

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Thank Sandra M
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
Reviewed 5 June 2015

This was a great place--with plenty of space--in an excellent location, just near the downtown area of Catania. Very friendly & helpful staff to check you in. Make sure you arrive during their office hours (see listing). Great restaurants, pastry shops, and historical sites nearby.

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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In a central and old style building, a few steps away from Piazza Duomo, Via Etnea and Monastero dei Benedettini, Politi Residence disposes of independent and well furnished apartments with all the comforts, perfect for short and long stays. Every apartment has two rooms, private bathroom, air conditioning and Internet ADSL. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Politi Residence

Address: Via Politi 12, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Catania > Centro Catania
Price Range: RM156 - RM261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Politi Residence 1*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Demand cutlery and crockery upon check-in, apparently some apartments have them! Alibus to airport goes from Piazza Stesicoro”
 of 5 bubbles sazmeister88, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“As for the quieter side of the building!”
 of 5 bubbles Dcafehopper, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't take the "economy" apartments if you want some daylight.”
 of 5 bubbles rm640, 13 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Not the top floor”
 of 5 bubbles Travelpossums, 31 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Rooms on the 3 floor have very small windows”
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