Offering an outdoor swimming pool and antique interiors, Villa del Bosco is 2 miles from Catania Cathedral. This 4-star hotel is an elegant 19th-century building that retains its original architecture and furniture. The rooms are spacious and comfortable and have period Sicilian furnishings. All air-conditioned, the rooms also feature free Wi-Fi, a minibar, and a TV. In the bathroom, there is a hairdryer. Breakfast is buffet style at Villa del Bosco and it served on the panoramic rooftop garden. Il Canile restaurant serves both Sicilian and international cuisine, specializing in fresh fish dishes and homemade cake. The hotel's quiet location is ideal for escaping chaotic Catania. It has good bus services into the center and is easily reached from the A18 highway and Catania's beltway. In July and August, guests receive a free scheduled shuttle to the seaside, and free access to one of the best private beaches in town, where free sun umbrellas and deck chairs can be used.