UNA Hotel Palace
AddressVia Etnea 218 CataniaSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
A top-end hotel in a city that's badly in need of some seriously upmarket options, UNA brings a bit of city slick to Catania. Part of an Italy-wide chain, this hotel has a gleaming white interior, polished service and good rooms. The top draw are the views of Etna from the 7th floor rooftop garden bar that serves cocktails and aperitifs at sunset.
The six ivory-coloured floors lead onto equally sleek white rooms, with contrasting black-frame beds and gold lamps, and the white-black-gold combination is repeated across the four-star hotel. It has a gym and a Turkish bath, though sadly no pool. The views of the smoking cone of Etna from the rooftop terrace are mesmerising, so make sure you grab a few drinks and enjoy. It's posh all right, but prices drop significantly in winter.
Our independent authors have visited UNA Hotel Palace and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Catania.
Description provided by property
Located in Catania's Via Etnea, UNA Hotel Palace features a rooftop terrace with a bar, restaurant and unforgettable views of Mount Etna. It has 24-hour staff and modern rooms with Sky TV.
Each room has neutral colour schemes and elegant furniture. All air-conditioned, rooms also feature a minibar, Wi-Fi access and a pillow menu.
Morning croissants and cappuccino are provided in the dining room. A breakfast of Sicilian specialities, including Arancini rice balls and Cannoli pastries, is available at extra cost in the Etnea Roof Restaurant. Lunch and dinner are also served here.
UNA Palace is a historical building dating back to the early 1900s. Guests can enjoy the Turkish bath, free gym and the happy hour with cocktails and a buffet from 19:30 until 23:00.
The hotel is a 10-minute walk from Catania Cathedral and Massimo Bellini Opera House. Private valet parking is available.
The Turkish bath and the Etnea Roof breakfast are available at additional costs.
The hotel is in a restricted traffic area and cannot be reached by car. Those of you arriving by car should go straight to the garage in Via del Toscano, just behind Via Etnea. Please contact the hotel for further details/directions if needed.
Services & facilities
- Non-smoking throughout
- Non-smoking rooms
- VIP room facilities
- 24-hour front desk
- Room service
- Facilities for disabled guests
- Concierge service
- Airport shuttle (surcharge)
- Shuttle service (surcharge)
- Snack bar
- Restaurant (à la carte)
- Internet services
- Pets allowed
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