Sheraton Catania Hotel & Conference Center
Via Antonello da Messina 45, Aci Castello, Catania, 95021, Italy
4.2/5 (19 reviews)
The best place to stay to experience Sicily
Captivating sea views just minutes away from the historic city of Catania distinguishes the Sheraton Catania Hotel and Conference Centre as an innovative combination of business and leisure surrounded by the authentic beauty of the southern Italy landscape.
Enjoy the Mediterranean sunset on your private balcony in one of the 169 rooms and suites, decorated with warm colors creating a modern and relaxing environment. Pamper yourself with a visit to the Arantia Rubra Spa or an energizing afternoon at our outdoor salt-water pool.
Plan your next meeting smartly and take advantage of the full-equipped business center including 15 flexible meeting rooms and 400-m2 large outdoor space, perfect for any kind of event.
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Hear from our guests about their stay from 19 verified guest reviews
95%of our guests
recommend this hotel
OVERALL IMPRESSION: I believe this property is one of a generation of Sheratons opened in Italy for the 1990 World’s Cup. In general they have not fared well - charmless, outmoded and poorly staffed. This one is a very pleasant and surprising exception. It is buzzing with lots of local activity, provides attentive service and has a couple of attractive features like a sea-front location, great swimming pool, small shopping arcade and plant-filled central atrium.
SPG RECOGNITION: Touch-and-go until the last minute but they came through with a top category upgrade, an excellent local wine in the room and a complimentary breakfast in the main dining room. No Club Lounge.
THE ROOM: A very large and comfortable top floor suite with two full baths and two large furnished balconies with sea view. Really in need - like the rest of the property in general - of a spruce-up.
LOCATION: The hotel is 5kms from the centre of Catania and the far side of the city from the airport, however, it is very close to charming Aci Tezza.
DID NOT MEET EXPECTATIONS: Sheraton Sleeper mattress, down pillows and upgraded bath and bed linens should be brand standards...they were definitely missing here.
How to reach us
option A - through Catania Follow road signs to “Centro” “Stazione” or “Porto “, continue straight for 5 km direction north. Than turn right following arrows to Acicastello. Follow the Hotel Signage
option B - through Highway Enter "Tangenziale ovest" and follow "Catania Circonvallazione" Exit "Misterbianco" Follow "Catania Circonvallazione" Follow the Hotel Signage
The Urban Buses, orange colour, are managed by A.M.T. They reach all areas throughout the City, a one-way tickets cost € 1,00 and last 90 mins, you can buy them in all the tobacconists and parking meter.
From Fontanarossa Airport take Alibus 457 direction "Central Railway Station" (run every 20 min from 5.00am to 12.00am and it costs € 4,00 per person each way) , get off in Piazza Borsellino or Central Railway Station, than change to No 534 direction AciCastello.
- La Playa Beach
- Bellini Garden
- Cattedrale di Sant'Agata
- Elephant's Palace
- Mt. Etna
- Anfiteatro Romano
- Basilica dei Santi Pietro e Paolo
- Basilica della Collegiata
- Basilica di San Sebastiano
- Biblioteca e Pinacoteca Zelantea
- Casa Museo G.Verga
- Castello Normanno
- Castello Ursino
- Chiesa di San Giuliano
- Fontana Dell'Amenano
- Monastero dei Benedettini
- Museo Belliniano
- Museo Biscari
- Museo Diocesano
- Museo Emilio Greco
- Palazzo dell'Università
- Palazzo della Cultura
- Palazzo Sangiuliano
- Piazza Duomo Catania
- Teatro Massimo Bellini
- Terme Achilliane
- Ursino's Castle
- Bus Station
- Central railway station
- Verga Square
- Via Etnea
- Accademia dei Dafnici e degli Zelanti
How To Get Here
Gather with family and friends for a tasty daytime meal or dinner.
Sample Mediterranean dishes in the tantalizing Il Timo Gourmet Restaurant, or sip a glass of Etna wine in Il Melograno Lobby Bar.
- Il Timo Gourmet Restaurant
- Il Melograno Lobby Bar
Hours Of Operation
Plan the perfect event in Catania
Try the singular experience of organising your next event at Sheraton Catania Hotel & Conference Centre, one of the largest and most flexible facilities of its kind in eastern Sicily.
- Over 1,000m2 of meeting space
- Up to 700 people theatre style, 350 in cabaret
- 15 flexible meeting rooms, with separate entrance and moveable soundproof walls
- 400m2 of outdoor space in the Sheraton Piazzetta
- Wireless high speed internet access