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Hotel Villa Ducale

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   via Leonardo da Vinci 60, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Is there any more perfect setting? Any more perfect guest service? Any more perfect balance between a sense of home and the thrill of an exotic location that is as current and modern as it is historic and ancient? I have not seen one. If you want to stay in Taormina (I’m tempted to say this for all of western... More

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Portstewart
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We parked the car.....dude came out to take our bag's for us, we did not know how they knew we had arrived....cunning camera's on the little car park tipped them off. Good start. We were directed to reception, promptly advised at reception by Paulo to get a drink and chill on the covered patio, beer in hand went out to... More

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San Francisco, CA
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29 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is the best of all worlds. It is small and intimate, so guests are treated like treasured friends. The views of the town of Taormina, the ocean, and Mt. Etna are unsurpassed. The rooms are beautifully decorated, quiet, exceptionally clean, and have small private patios for enjoying that outrageous view. The food is delicious and freshly made -... More

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Main Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Villa Ducale for 12 nights in a Superior Seaview Room with a huge terrace overlooking the sea in late June 2014. Our room was beautiful as was Villa Ducale which has very gorgeous and tasteful decor but the icing on the cake are the wonderful team of dedicated staff who look after you like you are a... More

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VillaDucale, Owner at Hotel Villa Ducale, responded to this review

Dear Goldie from Main beach, Australia, what a lovely review you posted, it's hard to find the words to thank you enough ! You were really good to describe the "sicilian travel experience" that we cater at Villa Ducale and the passion we have for our land that turns out in excellent and most of all genuine service. Thank you... More

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Villa Ducale made us feel as if we were cherished family members. The expert staff helped us plan every facet of our stay, giving us advice and making arrangements for us. During our six-night visit, there were many wonderful experiences, but here are just three highlights: We wanted to take a helicopter tour of Mt. Etna, and Paolo, the manager,... More

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Montreal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Villa Ducale was very nice but quite a ride to town although I strongly recommend taking their shuttle service which is very clean and safe. Very important that you book parking space as spaces are very limited. Staff was great! Overall very nice and the view was very impressive.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the first hotel review I've ever written. And the reason I feel compelled to do so is because of the wonderful welcome and warm feeling we received from the staff at this hotel. The view, the setting, the decor, but most of all the staff, are all fantastic. Paolo's informal & informative introduction to the establishment and the... More

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a night in Hotel Villa Ducale with my mother, my husband and 4 year old daughter, celebrating my mother's 70th birthday in Sicily Island. We stayed in a junior suite which is large enough to accommodate all our family members. We were warmly welcomed by friendly and helpful staff and enjoyed lovely dinner at Hotel Villa Ducale. The... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A glorious 5 nights stay in one of the suites. The décor was truly amazing with its ornate Italian taste and beautiful floor tiles in blue and orange throughout. The suite had a small balcony with amazing views of the sea and on a clear day it was easy to see mainland Italy. The suite was immaculately clean and generously... More

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Perth, australia
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23 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow. From walking in the door to walking out three days later, wow. The staff say we would like you to feel like family here (oh no, I thought, I have heard that too many times before) but here they mean it, live it and breathe it. I can't do this team justice. The welcome was out of this world,... More

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Address: via Leonardo da Vinci 60, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Taormina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Villa Ducale 4*
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Also Known As:
Ducale Hotel Taormina
Hotel Villa Ducale Taormina, Sicily

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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Taormina #1 Family Hotel in Taormina
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The Taormina Hotel Villa Ducale is small luxury boutique hotel perched in an elevated position above the centre of Taormina km 1,3) commanding a unique outstanding view over the Mediterranean sea and Mount Etna.Our hotel,member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World group, is incredibly pretty, with flowers and colours adorning every angle, and a view to die for.Each and every bedroom has been individually designed with the highest attention to detail, furnished with great taste in a mix of Sicilian contemporary and traditional style, and each has its own private panoramic terrace or balcony.The hotel is able to offer a variety of personalised services, such as cooking lessons, wine tasting and tailor made meals, special romantic candle-lit dinners which can be arranged easily with the super friendly staff.Eleven Double rooms and six suites with full aminities and free wi-fi connection. ... more   less 
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