Featuring a traditional restaurant, Rifugio Sapienza is just 30 feet from the cable car linking to the top of Mount Etna. This property offers a bar, free ski storage, and a shared lounge room.

With free Wi-Fi, rooms include a flat-screen TV, mini-bar and safe. Each has a private bathroom with hairdryer and free toiletries.

Rifugio Sapienza is 2.5 mi from EtnAvventura adventure park. Nicolosi center is a 25-minute drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Rifugio Sapienza has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 7, 2014

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Italian, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free private parking

Ski-to-door


Availability

Select dates to see this property's availability and prices

Room Type
Sleeps
 
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
3 twin beds
or
1 twin bed
and
1 queen bed
4 twin beds
or
2 twin beds
and
1 queen bed
3 twin beds
and
1 queen bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Is there a reliable mode of transportation between Catania train station and your hotel later in the evening and early in morning?
    Esiste un mezzo di trasporto pubblico che parte dalla stazione Centrale dei Bus di Catania alle ore 08:00 del mattino che porta quì al Rifugio Sapienz..
    Answered on 30 January 2020
  • Are there vegan options at your restaurant?
    Hello, we can prepare vegan menu'.
    Answered on 15 February 2020
  • Hi! How can I get to the hotel? Is there a shuttle as it says above, and where can I check its details?
    Hi, we can book a taxi from Catania and the cost is approximately € 100.00
    Answered on 17 November 2021
  • Hi, i would like to ask you about the possibility to use parking and what is the price. Also no need for a green pass anymore, right?
    Hi, parking is free for those staying with us
    Answered on 26 July 2022
  • Hi there, We, 2 guys, want to live in your hotel on 25th Dec. Are there any rooms? How can we go to your hotel from the airport?
    Good afternoon, at the moment we are fully booked for that dates, please check for others availability. You can take a taxi (for € 90 just one one) or..
    Answered on 20 December 2021
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Hotel area info *
Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site
  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Italian
    • Ambience
      Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Gluten-free
Amenities of Rifugio Sapienza
Great facilities! Review score, 8.2
Most popular amenities
Free parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Family rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Airport shuttle
Room service
Facilities for disabled guests
Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Walk-in closet
Outdoors
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Ski
  • Ski-in, ski-out access
  • Ski rental on site
  • Ski school
    Additional charge
  • Ski storage
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Skiing
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

House rules

Rifugio Sapienza takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Check-out

From 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
€ 10 per stay

Prices for cribs aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa CartaSi American Express Cash ATM card Rifugio Sapienza accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

License number: 19087031B802184

FAQs about Rifugio Sapienza

  • Guests staying at Rifugio Sapienza can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Italian
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • Room options at Rifugio Sapienza include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Triple
    • Quad
    • Family
    • Single

  • Rifugio Sapienza is 5.6 miles from the center of Nicolosi.

  • Rifugio Sapienza offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Walking tours
    • Bike tours

  • The prices at Rifugio Sapienza may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Rifugio Sapienza is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Rifugio Sapienza has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant