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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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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Villa Ducale is a wonderful hotel with a view that can take your breath away. The best thing about it is however the top notch service. The staff did everything they possibly could to make us happy - and was at our service 24/7. The best service ever! We would highly recommend this hotel.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel Villa Ducale is re-writing what amazing customer service stands for. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left, we felt extremely comfortable and looked after by a fantastic, professional yet warm and welcoming staff. The setting is other wordly. We took a seat on the terrace with a prosecco and overlooked the stunning coastline and smoking Mount... More

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Hong Kong, China
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An amazing small hotel with high level of services . Fabulous Homemade food, but be careful you can eat all day long during your stay. Delicious biscuits are always waiting for you in the living .. The view is fabulous, relaxing. The entire and excellent team anticipate your needs. You feel like Home So it's Just perfect...

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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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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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Ducale Hotel Taormina
Hotel Villa Ducale Taormina, Sicily

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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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