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
Have seen numerous negative reviews on here from Plats and other elite members claiming lack of recognition, shabby treatment, etc. Our experience could not have been more of the opposite.
We had booked 3 rooms on points, and were graciously helped by an English-speaking staff member. Her friendliness and attentiveness was welcome after a long drive to Catania.
As a Plat for a number of years, I have become accustomed to a general lack of upgrades - am happy when I get a decent room away from the noise of the elevator! So it was much to my surprise to get an upgrade to the presidential suite - best upgrade ever, and I've had a few pretty good ones! This room has a roughly 700 sq ft terrace overlooking the ocean - too bad we only were staying for one night!
Wifi speeds in the room were decent (we were on 4, in the back corner), but could be much much better - this was a complaint at most of the hotels I stayed at in Italy.
Aside from the room, the hotel connected us with a fantastic taxi driver who took us into the city center (and who we called on his cell for a return pickup when finished)...the staff at the pool & pool bar were great as well...parking is a breeze (and even fit our large Fiat van with ease).
A few restaurants across the street - nothing special, but they get the job done.
All in all, kudos the the Sheraton Catania!
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.
- Cattedrale di Sant'Agata
- 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
- 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
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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