VdB Next is a design hotel with striking black and metallic interiors. Located 1.9 miles from central Catania, it offers an outdoor pool and a gourmet restaurant serving Sicilian and international specialities. Rooms and suites at VdB Next are modern with gold or silver walls and there is a contemporary bathroom. Each one offers free Wi-Fi, an LCD TV and Macassar ebony furniture. This villa dates back to the 19th century and is linked to the partner Villa Del Bosco, where you will find 19th-century Sicilian-style common areas fitted with antique furniture. Breakfast is buffet style and is served on the roof terrace of the partner hotel each morning. In spring during weekends you can have an aperitif at the trendy VdB La SuiTE lounge club. VdB Next is 1.9 miles from Catania's ring road and the A18 motorway exit. A free shuttle bus to/from the city centre and the seaside is available on request during July and August, when you also have free access and a free parasol and deck chair at one of the best private beaches in town.