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Hotel Imperiale

5.0 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   Via Circonvallazione 11, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #18 of 88 hotels in Taormina
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 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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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I hate to write sub a negative review but my experience has been nothing but negative and despite trying to cancel my remaining nights (after a miserable first night), the hotel is unwilling. Thus, I feel I should share the experience so others aren't unhappily trapped while on holiday. We arrived yesterday evening and our room, which we purchased with... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed for 2 nights. Had a room with a romantic view over the town's skyline through the balcony, especially so during sunset. Breakfast was great and you can have it by the poolside. The pool says it all about the hotel; juxtaposing modernity against the backdrop of the ancient town of Taormina.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our third visit to the hotel which must say something about the place. Very good central location so you can walk everywhere. Sea view rooms are very good with viewz to die for. Bathrooms are well equiped and the rain shower is walk in. Air conditioning is good and the balcony is small but very welcome. Breakfast is... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Imperiale for a week with family and friends for our wedding in Taormina. The hotel is modern and has a cool feel about it. Svetlana greeted us and was very helpful throughout our stay. Our room was great , a perfect size with a huge bed and the best sheets ever. A super bathroom with twin basins... More

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Sydney, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have not a bad word to say about this hotel. We were upgraded to a sea view room without even asking when we checked in. The staff are absolutely lovely and make you feel so welcome. The rooms are well sized and very clean. The pool area is lovely and the food at the pool and level 7 restaurant... More

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Galway, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Nothing short of the perfect holiday experience. Slight wobble after the first night when we asked to move rooms as the rooms close to the lift were quiet loud, our request was dealt with professionally and seamlessly. All of our luggage was moved when we arrived back to the hotel on day 2. The hotel itself is super modern and... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in this hotel for a week for a relatively restful break. The hotel is very modern we were lucky enough to be upgraded to a sea view room on the fifth floor with stunning views over the whole town and the sea. The breakfast was included and the staff were very attentive despite it being very quiet for... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights for our honeymoon. The hotel was not busy as it was April but there still plenty of staff around who were attentive, and extremely friendly and helpful at all times. The décor and facilities were very nice and modernised, and the breakfast was great. The location was perfect for walking around Taormina, and had... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We were upgraded from a pool suite to a terrace suite, which was fabulous. Staff very helpful and very friendly. I used the pool and gym each day, which overlooked the sea, very beautiful. We all enjoyed our stay.

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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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#2 Spa Hotel in Taormina #5 Business Hotel in Taormina #13 Luxury Hotel in Taormina #20 Family Hotel in Taormina
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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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