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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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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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New York City, New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is very modern and sits on a hill just above the main street of Taormina. The rooms are very small and in a weird twist the closet is actually in the rather large bathroom. The front desk was not extremely helpful (booking a restaurant with two locations and not telling us which address they booked/not being upfront about... More

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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at Hotel Imperial for 3 nights recently in a superior double room which we found to be quite spacious with an impressive modern bathroom we had a small balcony which overlooked the pool area and view of the ocean beyond which was quite beautiful. The hotel was very clean and was very well air conditioned. We found the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we whent to hotel imperiale on august , the location is fantastic but the staff is extremely friendly thanks we had a fantastic holyday . thanks also for the excursion and transfer service , nice cars and perfect drivers.

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Stockholm, Sweden
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 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 July 24, 2014

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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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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