Rigel Hotel - Catania

Viale Liberta 63, Catania, Italy, 95129  show map
 3 stars
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Rigel Hotel - Catania

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

EUR 15 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Shuttle

Paid city shuttle

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

The 3-star Rigel Hotel lies within 1.7 km from Castello Ursino & Museo Civico. The charming hotel is a good example of contemporary architecture in Catania.

The venue is 1.6 km away from Monastero di San Nicolo l'Arena. The property lies within 2 km from the city center.

The hotel is easy access to the public beach in Catania.

A 5-minute walk from Stazione Catania Centrale train station. Rigel Hotel is about 15 minutes’ drive towards Fontanarossa airport.

Rooms

There are 15 bright rooms fitted with complimentary wireless internet, an in-room safe, a minibar, climate control and a writing desk. They also comprise en suite bathrooms appointed with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

A variety of dishes are served in I rusticani Pizzeria & legumeria and Dao Restaurant Sushi, which are 5 minutes’ walk away.

Services

There are allergy friendly rooms, a storage room and a designated place for smoking at guests' disposal.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 15 per day.

Number of rooms:   15.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 6 years
Extra bed EUR 10
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Rigel Hotel - Catania Catania location
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Hotel Address:

Viale Liberta 63, Catania, Italy, 95129

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City Center
  • Catania
    1.2 km
Airports
  • Fontanarossa (CTA)
    5.6 km
  • Comiso (CIY)
    71.8 km
Train Stations
  • Stazione Catania Centrale
    400 m
  • Stazione Catania Porto Acquicella
    500 m
Underground stations
  • Ferrovia Circumetnea
    1.9 km
  • Borgo Metro Station
    2.0 km
Restaurants
  • Dao Restaurant Sushi
    40 m
  • I rusticani Pizzeria & legumeria (cuisine: Italian)
    70 m
Beaches
  • San Giovanni Li Cuti
    1.6 km
  • Faro Sant'Anna
    2.5 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    15

Rooms and availability

Modern Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Bright and modern, this room offers free Wi-Fi, air conditioning and an en suite bathroom with free toiletries.

Rigel Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center1.1 km
  • Piazza Duomo1.1 km
  • Cittadella universitaria1.1 km
  • Istituto musicale Bellini1.9 km

Places of interest

  • Teatro Romano Catania1.4 km

Train stations

  • Stazione Catania Centrale300 m
  • Stazione Catania Porto Acquicella400 m

Convention centers

  • Le Ciminiere Fairs and Convention Center200 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Ciminiere Centro fieristico500 m
  • Fontana dei Malavoglia700 m
  • Palazzo Biscari900 m
  • Palazzo Stesicoro1.0 km
  • Via Etnea1.1 km
  • Catania Cathedral1.1 km
  • Piazza Università1.1 km
  • Palazzo San Demetrio1.1 km
  • Catania Roman amphitheater1.1 km
  • Catania Duomo1.1 km
  • Anfiteatro greco-romano1.1 km
  • Basilica della Collegiata1.2 km
  • Pescheria Market1.3 km
  • Piazza Dante1.6 km
  • Ursino Castle1.6 km
  • Porta Garibaldi2.4 km

Stadiums

  • Angelo Massimino2.4 km

Museums

  • Casa di Verga1.5 km

Parks

  • Villa Bellini - Park1.3 km

Theaters

  • Bellini Theater800 m

Underground stations

  • Ferrovia Circumetnea1.8 km
  • Borgo Metro Station1.9 km

Local attractions

  • Orto Botanico 1.6 km
    Via Etnea 397
  • Museo Civico Castello Ursino1.6 km
    Piazza Federico di Svevia 3
  • Monastero di San Nicolo l'Arena1.7 km
    Piazza Dante, Catania
  • San Giovanni Li Cuti1.6 km
    Via San Giovanni Li Cuti, Catania
  • Chiesa di San Nicolo All\'Arena 1.7 km
    Piazza Dante

Near the hotel

  • Fontana di Proserpina270 m
    Via VI aprile Stazione Centrale di Catania
  • Museo Storico dello Sbarco in Sicilia 1943380 m
    Viale Africa Piazzale Rocco Chinnici , Centro Culturale Le Ciminiere
  • Teatro Massimo Bellini830 m
    via Perrotta 12, Catania
  • Manganelli Palace 1.0 km
    Piazza Manganelli 16
  • Museo del Cinema di Catania 330 m
    Viale Africa Piazzale Rocco Chinnici Centro Fieristico Culturale Le Ciminiere
  • Museo del Giocattolo400 m
    Piazzale Asia Viale Africa
  • La Cremolata 1.0 km
    Via Umberto 57/59

Restaurants nearby

  • Dao Restaurant Sushi40 m

    Address: via D'Amico n. 191
    Phone: 0952166411

    60% likes this, based on 57 reviews

  • Empire s.r.l.80 m

    Address: Zolfatai
    Phone: 095531266

    91% likes this, based on 33 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: ZAR 187 - ZAR 504

  • Ali' Baba' Chicken Spot160 m

    Address: Piazza Giovanni XXIII, 12
    Phone: +(39)095531377

    83% likes this, based on 19 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian, Indian, International, Vegetarian

  • I rusticani Pizzeria & legumeria70 m

    Address: Via Zolfatai, 17

    67% likes this, based on 78 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • Blu Ice140 m

    Address: Via Madonna della Liberta 97

    84% likes this, based on 36 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    15
Cities nearby
  • Misterbianco hotels - 7 km
  • Viagrande hotels - 12 km
  • San Giovanni La Punta hotels - 8 km
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  • Motta Sant' Anastasia hotels - 10 km
  • Mascalucia hotels - 10 km
  • Sant'Agata Li Battiati hotels - 5 km
  • Belpasso hotels - 14 km
  • Trecastagni hotels - 13 km

Rigel Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Rigel Hotel

Average guest rating

8.4out of 10
Superb
Based on 177 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    The hotel is excellent. Is new, the design of the rooms are very nice and modern and also very clean

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Nice, newly refurbished, well equiped rooms. Cleanliness. Near the bus and railway stations. Relatively good choice for breakfast.

    The personel serving the breakfest was a bit difficult.

  • Single
    9.6

    excellent location, for train and buses. good for day trip to etna and east coast of sicily

  • Single
    8.2

    Excellent locations, extremely near to bas stop.

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    Staff very nice. Very clean hotel, located 7 minutes from the railway station and bus terminal regional and local, 10 minutes by bus to the beach. Recommended for those who want to visit neighboring towns.

  • Couple
    10.0

    Services are excellent. Staff tried their best to help customers and to provide information (eg. Using computer to translate customers' request, provide electric pot...etc). Room was decently decorated, comfortable and spacious. Location is great for travellers who need to take bus or train.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    good location , clean , good stuf ,and neer the main railway station . hard to find by car and parking .

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Extremely good location, just 5-minute walk from the Central train station. It is super if you want to take bus to travel to other cities, such as Taormina and Siracusa as the hotel is just next to the bus station. Very clean and comfortable room with a small balcony in our room. Although the breakfast area is small, however, the choices of food are enough and we were served with fresh boiled eggs.

  • Single
    8.8

    Although it was about a 10 to 20 minute walk to the centre this hotel was in my opinion ideally situated. It was right next to the bus/coach station and a stones throw from central station. There were some lovely scrumptious cafes and restaurants in very close proximity and shops alike. The staff were very helpful indeed. The reception staff were friendly and took time to explain where various places were.A very good recommendation on the restaurant front thankyou.

    All I would say and it is a very small point but having an english tv channel available even if it was a news channel would have been good and tea/coffee facilities in the room would have been the icing on the cake. Apart from that thankyou very much to all of the staff for making my stay pleasurable and comfortable.

  • Single
    4.6

    It's clean and cheap, breakfast is good.

    Location is aweful, what a dump! Doesn't feel safe walking from the hotel to town in the dark... Staff did not speak English/German/French or Dutch and the beds are way too hard. Keycard didn't work had to wait half an hour to enter the room.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Handy to train station and free airport bus stops outside the door. Very friendly staff.

  • Single
    7.8

    The reception staffs are friendly. It is located very close to the bus terminal and train station so it is very convenient before / after visiting other cities on bus or train. Yet it is about 20 minutes walk to the city center. You can also take local bus to get there though.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Top condition, excellent facilities, nice and clean. Friendly staff. Close to Central Station/Public Transport. Area unattractive. Some basic command of English language by reception staff would be helpful. At the same time I have to improve my Italien. Hotel might qualify for 4****.

  • Single
    8.4

    My room had obviously been recently renovated. Both room and bathroom were modern, clean and comfortable. Complimentary disposable slippers were a nice unexpected touch. Staff were helpful, even though their english language skills were limited. One person pulled up Google translator on her computer so we could communicate! Close to central train station (a plus and a minus), with the bus to/from the airport conveniently across the street from the hotel.

    I arrived in the evening and wanted to go for a stroll, but the neighborhood didn't seem inviting. The hotel is just a few blocks from the train station, which in most cities isn't usually the best area. The closest cafes (same/next block) seemed clean and well-lit, so it didn't seem like a dangerous place, but I wasn't comfortable as a woman wandering around alone.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Location was very convenient for the bus from the airport, and for onward buses and trains. The decor and furnishings were modern, clean and attractive. The breakfast was very good.

How to reach hotel

hotel Rigel Hotel - Catania Catania location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Viale Liberta 63, Catania, Italy, 95129

Get directions
City Center
  • Catania
    1.2 km
Airports
  • Fontanarossa (CTA)
    5.6 km
  • Comiso (CIY)
    71.8 km
Train Stations
  • Stazione Catania Centrale
    400 m
  • Stazione Catania Porto Acquicella
    500 m
Underground stations
  • Ferrovia Circumetnea
    1.9 km
  • Borgo Metro Station
    2.0 km
Restaurants
  • Dao Restaurant Sushi
    40 m
  • I rusticani Pizzeria & legumeria (cuisine: Italian)
    70 m
Beaches
  • San Giovanni Li Cuti
    1.6 km
  • Faro Sant'Anna
    2.5 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    15