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  • Excellent84%
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Dry Cleaning
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All reviewsfish markethome sweet homecroissantsb and bfriendly hostsother guestsrestaurants and barsbeautiful apartmentguest roomsplaces of interesta great place to staylight sleepercould not have been more helpfulcastello ursinobreakfast was deliciousthe buspiazza duomo
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Reviewed 27 August 2012

There can't be many places in Catania that are as beautiful, friendly and central as this. Rob and Cristina were amazing hosts, so welcoming and with such great recommendations for us that really helped us to see the best of the city. The rooms are...More

Thank GraceBLondon
Reviewed 22 August 2012

5 Balconi is a lovely B&B and our room was really nicely decorated. Rob and Christina were excellent hosts, nothing was too much trouble. I particularly liked the excellent breakfast options. The location is ideal for getting to the main sites in the old town,...More

Thank DidgeAFC
Reviewed 18 July 2012

I stayed here for 4 nights in June. It is very clean, lovely decorated. Christina and Rob are extremely helpful and I could not imagine to travel around without their help! (The public transportation is quite confusing). It's about 10 min's walk to the main...More

Thank Tracy_HK
Reviewed 15 July 2012

This B&B was very comfortable and I rented the two connecting rooms for our family of four. The relaxed environment and locality meant we could visit the nearby restaurants, Norman castle and shop without having to rush out the door, we only had to walk...More

Thank Westossie2
Reviewed 8 July 2012

5 Balconi is a lovely, small and good value B&B. Rob & Cristina are super friendly and helpful and really make you feel at home. Rob helped me arrange a trip to Etna, and Cristina recommended some places to visit and yummy places to eat....More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$60 - US$77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$60 - US$77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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mptraveller
28 September 2016|
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Response from pcrman | Reviewed this property |
we took a short taxi ride, this is the easiest solution by far, about 25 euros each way.
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mbarry1
18 February 2015|
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Response from Notdunroaming | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can't help with that, we only went to Sicily and flew from UK then hired car there. Question seems to be directed to the wrong person.
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"Rooms 3 and 4 are closest to the bathrooms. Room 1 is by the apartment entrance."
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"Alle kamers zijn prachtig ingericht, met fantastisch uitzicht op de stad."
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"We stayed in a huge room. Bathrooms are shared but don't be put off by this, you would miss a treat."
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"room 3 is the largest."
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