The Hotel Villa Paradiso Dell'Etna is a lovingly restored grand Sicilian villa originally built in 1929, which enjoys a dramatic setting with panoramic views of Mount Etna, and is situated seven kilometres from the picturesque harbour town of Catania. The hotel features 34 air conditioned guestrooms located over four floors, and all have traditional Sicilian decor with features such as inlaid marble floors, trompe l'oeil frescoes and handcrafted stucco. Amenities include cable television, direct dial phones, wireless Internet connections, minibars and safes. Bathrooms are complete with telephones, bidets, hair dryers and shower/tub combinations. Guests can relax by the pool and enjoy the surroundings. The ornate formal gardens, complete with antique urns and statues, have been restored to their former glory, as has the gazebo like chiosco (kiosk), which is now a coffee bar during the summer. Completing the picture is the terrace with uninterrupted views of Mount Etna. The fitness centre, also in the garden, has gym, sauna and massage room. The restaurant, La Pigna, features ornate stonework and murals alongside exposed brickwork and open fires. On the roof terrace, guests can pick a spot in the sun or shade and enjoy fine Sicilian food and panoramic views of Mount Etna. Guests can visit the Church of St Nicholas four kilometres away, explore Cantania centre and Saint Sebastian Basilica seven kilometres away, and take a trip to Mount Etna, 21 kilometres away. Fontanarossa Catania Airport is six kilometres from the hotel, with an approximate driving time of 25 minutes.
Catania Hotels - Hotel Villa Paradiso dell'Etna
Via Per Viagrande 37 Catania, 95030
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