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Hotel Imperiale

5.0 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   Via Circonvallazione 11, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #19 of 88 hotels in Taormina
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Stockholm, Sweden
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This 5 star hotel is close to everything in Taormina and still not in the middle of it. Great location! It has a very nice pool area so you can relax there as well. We enjoyed it a lot and can recomend it. The terrace bar is lovely, great view of Taormina. The rooms are pretty small. I can recommend... More

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for our honeymoon in August. On arrival our room was upgraded however we were still disappointed. The staff did not make us feel very welcome and although they seemed to be quite efficient, they were not very warming. The room was very dark and there were only voiles at the window in the bathroom meaning you could... More

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Sarasota florida
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean. Modern. Contemporary. Great location. Great rooftop. Accommodating staff (Gaetano, Cinzia, Svetlana) arranged nice bouquet of flowers for my bride upon our arrival. Very warm and welcoming. Thank you! Clean rooms, just a couple of minutes to all of what Taormina has to offer. Helped arrange a car tour for us Great place to start our honeymoon tour of Italy!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have recently returned from my 10 night honeymoon stay at The Imperiale Hotel, Taormina. It was a really beautiful hotel, with extremely helpful staff. We had booked a pool suite which suited us perfectly, although the sun did leave our area around 1:30 but there was always room around the bigger pool area, which was on our floor (just... More

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Aci Castello, Italy
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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

you expect many things, many more things happen.. the hotel did its part: it's well built and maintained. Rooms are pretty small, but are well designed and equipped; and you have a beautiful view of the town. Breakfast is very good, staff is good and dedicated to your service. Some things could be better though (especially temperatures: room temperature changes... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful hotel! We stayed for a week for our honeymoon and loved it. Room was immaculately clean, modern decor and great views. Staff were friendly and helpful. It's in a great location near lots of restaurants and bar! Would highly recommend and I hope to return!

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San Francisco, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a week here at this hotel. Very nice accommodations, very modern decor, which I appreciate. Room was comfortable and great AC! very important to have AC in Taormina in July, and did not disappoint. Great view from room too, over pool and out to ocean. Service was inconsistent, and don't want to downgrade them for it because amenities... More

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights of our honeymoon and enjoyed the views of the mediterranean, location and convenience to the center of everything. The infinity pool at the hotel is beautiful and we spent one nice lazy afternoon soaking up the sun while being served drinks by the bartender. The breakfast was just ok as we... More

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Berkshire, UK
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35 reviews 35 reviews
34 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location The hotel is located a couple of streets away from the main shopping and restaurant road. It is set above the town meaning great views over the town and towards the sea. It is also very close to the path up to the castle and church at the top of the hill over looking the town. There is a... More

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11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely couple of days here. The view was beautiful. Very good location. However the staff could have been better. We paid for off road parking but they left it out all day on the road. They were not rude just not that polite.

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Address: Via Circonvallazione 11, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Taormina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Imperiale 5*
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Myths of classic Greece, the Sicilian sea, Saracen and Norman echoes reflecting on the snowy slopes of Mount Etna. Day after day, the silence, colours, light and the aromas of Taormina relate infinite pages of stories, legends and traditions. An exploration of trees and sunsets, starry nights, timeless moments in the exclusive setting of the Hotel Imperiale. Stroll up to Hotel Imperiale through the streets of the historic centre of Taormina; through the scent of wisteria and the colour of bougainvillea. The position of the building, standing above the roofs of the town, provides an exceptional panorama, with the Greek Theatre in the foreground and the sea, from Capo S. Alessio to the Bay of Naxos in the near distance. A short walk away you will find Corso Umberto, Taormina’s exclusive promenade, which has seen a host of celebrities make this small part of Paradise famous throughout the world: Maupassant, Goethe, Oscar Wilde, Vittorio De Sica, Sophia Loren, Gregory Peck, Greta Garbo, Cary Grant, Rita Hayworth and Liz Taylor. The magic of Taormina has beguiled many film directors over the years into setting their films here. Still today the world of cinema keeps its appointment every year for the Taormina Film Festival. Located in the heart of Taormina's historic centre, close to Corso Umberto I and the Palacongressi (home of the International film Festival), the historic Hotel Imperiale was built at the beginning of the 20th century and reopened in 2009 after restructuring works. The design and the restructuring has been carried out in full observance of the styles and local materials, such as the widely used volcanic stone, and has been adapted to modern requirements, in line with the philosophy of all hotels of the Exclusive Hotel Collection. The 63 rooms and suites enjoy Brazilian rosewood furniture, in colours reminiscent of the warmth of Sicily, its mosaics, ceramics and volcanic stone. The exclusive Pool and Terrace Suites boast a solarium or private terrace with a private outdoor spa bath and steam room. A panoramic outdoor pool and a Roof Garden treat guests to stunning views. This luxury 5 star hotel offers an exclusive 260 m² SPA with 5 CARITA and DECLEOR treatment rooms, the Anfiteatro restaurant with VIP room, serving traditional Sicilian dishes, the Pool Bar and a 200 seat conference hall making it an ideal place for important events and special occasions. ... more   less 
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