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San Domenico Palace Hotel

5.0 of 5 Piazza San Domenico 5, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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71 reviews 71 reviews
17 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite hotels in the world, hands down. I think it's the only one I've ever gone out of my way to go back to, and by that I mean, planned a trip around coming back to. It took 12 years, but it's a long trip. The rooms and public spaces are stunning, the bar is... More 

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Luisa C, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at San Domenico Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Beatrix, Thank you for sharing your amazing review. I am very satisfied to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at San Domencio Palace and further more that you had planned to come back and stay with us after 12 years. So Amazing! It is wonderful to read that all our staff provided you with excellent customer service... More 

Kingston, MA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my wife, son and I stayed for three nights and found it beautiful, serene and luxurious. this is truly a palace and the management and staff were very accomodating. Don't miss it given that it could make your stay in Sicily unforgettable.

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Luisa C, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at San Domenico Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr.Robert, Thank you so much for your comments regarding your stay with us at the San Domenico Palace we really appreciate them. We are glad to ear that you spent same unforgettable moment with us and further more that you had enjoyed our team. I hope to welcome you and your family back at the San Domenico Palace. Best... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights. Everything that I love in a hotel....tradition, quality, staff attentiveness, and great views. The breakfast buffet was also exceptional! This is the type of place were great service just happens to magically appear. Little things are also nice like Christmas cookies in the room. However, there are still a number of things that were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Stayed here after deciding to tackle Etna on a cycle. This hotel has so much character. My room was a junior sea front facing suite with massive bi fold doors. The pool is retro chic the courtyards and gardens are a tranquil peaceful get away in the chaos of Taormina and a joy to return to for a swim. The... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

When planning our "return to the sunshine" the San Domenico Palace always comes into the equation. There is no doubt that this very special hotel has caused us to return to Sicily more often than would have been if we had never fond it. The garden and view of Etna is breath taking. The service warm and the food excellent.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This hotel is for travelers who like peaceful surroundings, magnificent garden settings, and sublime views, all from the comfort of an historic converted monastery. The hotel has a rich history in the beautiful town of Taormina. There are views of Mount Etna, proximity to the amazing Greek theater, and an abundance of culinary restaurant choices within minutes of the hotel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We had 10 nights at this hotel in September this year. The hotel itself is in a great location with fabulous views. Plenty of restaurants to choose from outside of the hotel in the evenings, but the food in the hotel is also extremely good, and especially good was The Principe Cerami with 2 Michelin stars. We ate on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This hotel is an institution on the island. The perfect location in Taormina with a splendid garden and view over the ocean. Go there for the history of this unique house. Every corner tells a story. Thankfully, they did not try to give it a modern look. It has all the comfort and a perfect service. We were there the... More 

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London
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78 reviews 78 reviews
46 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We stayed at the San Domenico Palace Hotel Taormina for a week in early June 2014. We had a lovely relaxing time. Our corner room was small but very comfortable with sea views. The common areas are interesting, with many antiques scattered around. The pot plants are particularly lovely. We enjoyed fantastic breakfasts on the terrace with fantastic views. The... More 

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This must be the place to stay but we, alas stayed elsewhere. We had drin ks the first night in tbe garden piano bar - the best Bellini ever - perhaps Harry's Bar in Venoice should take note, with delicious nibbles, smokedsa;mon on blinis, little melon balls with proscuito, etc etc. paino laying requests - bliss. ! A few days... More 

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Address: Piazza San Domenico 5, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Taormina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — San Domenico Palace Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 108
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Also Known As:
Palazzo San Domenico Taormina
Palazzo San Domenico Hotel Taormina
San Domenico Palace Hotel Taormina, Sicily
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Taormina
#10 Luxury Hotel in Taormina
#16 Family Hotel in Taormina

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