4 stars charming Residence Hotel La Vetreria is situated in the historical centre of the baroque city art Catania, next to Ursino Castle, one of the few buildings to have survived the earthquake of 1693 and various volcanic eruptions. Recently renovated, the castle houses today the Catania Civic Museum and a gallery of local art. 22 rooms shared in 13 apartments of different sizes inside a beautifully restored' 900 century old building, that since 1924 housed a glassworks factory. Renovated and transformed in 2002 into a residence-hotel the owners manage it and it is perfect for short or long stay of individual or groups looking for the cosy atmosphere together with a special care. La Vetreria is especially appreciated by families, seniors, single women travelling alone, movie and theatre actors, opera singers, religious groups as team is courteous, very friendly and attentive. The rich breakfast offers typical Sicilian plates, well for all different tastes and habits. The hotels take a special care of guests' food need (celiac or diabetic patients or food intolerant).The Residence has a capacity of 56 people. An apartment is also predisposed for disabled guests. In the rooms, as in the whole house, you can notice a special care for details just to make the stay really comfortable. As in the past, the lamps, the curtains and hand-made cushions make the already warm rooms, very charming and pleasant. All the rooms have private bathrooms with hair drier, direct telephone, ADSL Internet connection, WIFI, minibar, self-heating, TV, SKY TV and all the stuff you need to make a coffee or a tea. The parquet floors and air-conditioning/water heating system guarantee perfect hygienic conditions and avoid allergic reactions. La Vetreria has a spacious lounge, which perfectly suits exclusive parties, conferences, seminars and cultural events up to 80 people standing and 50 people seated.Private garage is just 200 meters far, while inside the building there is a motorcycles and bikes shelter. The Hotel organize Sicilian cooking lessons: an excellent way to get to know Sicily through its culinary tradition;The hotel can also suggest daily excursions to visit surroundings, such as: -Mount Etna- jeep or trekking tours with unusual trail in the eastern part of Sicily (half/full day excursions with pick up at the hotel); -Eno-gastromonic tours- food and wine tasting Sicily culinary delights and traditional specialties of each season;-Visit to vineyard and wine cellars;-Naturalistic excursions on foot or bikes;-Boat tours: Giardini Naxos and Eolian islands.Amenities: Children's facilities, Dry cleaning, Library, Reception.