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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Aci Castello hotel in Cannizzaro, near Norman Castle


This family-friendly Aci Castello hotel is located by the sea, within 3 mi (5 km) of Norman Castle, Lachea Island and Casa del Nespolo Museum. Massimo Bellini Theater and Ursino Castle are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Hotel Features

This hotel features a full-service spa, a private beach, and a restaurant. Free WiFi in public areas and a free area shuttle are also provided. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a health club, and a bar/lounge.

Room Amenities

All 169 rooms provide free WiFi, balconies, and flat-screen TVs. Guests will also find refrigerators, minibars, and room service.

Renovations & Closures

The property is undergoing renovations. The following areas are affected:
  • Select guestrooms
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This Aci Castello hotel has its very own private beach. In addition to a full-service spa, Sheraton Catania Hotel & Conference Center features an outdoor tennis court and an outdoor pool. The hotel offers a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 4-star property consist of a business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 10764 square feet (1000 square meters) include a conference center and conference space. This family-friendly hotel also offers a health club, a sauna, and a steam room. For a surcharge, the property provides a shuttle from the hotel to the airport (available on request) and a train station pick-up service. Limited onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis (surcharge).

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation - drop-off (surcharge) 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference center 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 10764 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1000 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 19 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 19 
  • On private beach 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Total number of rooms - 169 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1983 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Snack bar/deli  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces), Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Bidet 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Dial-up Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Minibar 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Il Timo Gourmet - This restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open select days.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

A private beach, an outdoor tennis court, and a health club are featured at the hotel. In addition to an outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a sauna and a steam room.

Children under 15 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the health club or spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Rock climbing nearby 

Spa Services

Arantia Rubra Spa has 3 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including Ayurvedic and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 15 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 15 
  • Number of treatment rooms 3 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 AM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 12 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.50 per person, per night, up to 3 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 13 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 40 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 13,50 per night
  • Valet parking fee: EUR 13,50 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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