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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Villa Ducale was by far the best hotel I have ever stayed in, in any location. The view is unbelievable. The staff was one of a kind, making us feel as if we were home.The rooms are clean, unique, and beautiful, while each one has it's own special view. And the food... the food was absolutely amazing! Breakfast on their... More 

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Aubonne, Switzerland
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A perfect place to relax. Amazing views on the sea and the Etna. Great food and perfect service. Lovely and large bedroom. The staff was very friendly, professional and always ready to help - advise. Appreciated very much the flowers and bottle wine in our bedroom, a very nice surprise for my wife's birthday. La classe. Located up in the... More 

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

Dear James from Switzerland, I was so so happy to read your beautiful feedback after your recent stay in our boutique hotel of Taormina. Thank you in particular for your attention in describing the beauty of our rooms in the annex building including their beautiful view over the Mediterranean sea and Italy coastline- a mere cross of a small road... More 

New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are ever in Taromina Sicily, you must stay at Villa Ducale. Everything from the rooms, the views, the service, and the food were first rate. But the personalities and congeniality of the entire staff as well as the lovely owner made our stay in Villa Ducale something really special!

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Miami, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

“Sad stay at Villa Ducale” My wife and I just returned from a wonderful vacation in Sicily. The trip was perfect except for our stay at the Hotel Villa Ducale in Taormina, where we stayed for 4 nights. Taormina was even more beautiful that we expected, however the Villa Ducale was a disappointing experience. When we arrived at Hotel Villa... More 

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

Dear TA users, this is a completely fabricated story which will not end here. We have a 99 % of more than happy guests - of course we are not perfect and do make mistakes genuinely and honestly - therefore I invite all the readers of this review to look at all the previous reviews in order to make their... More 

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29 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We most enjoyed our stay at this hotel. The staff was excellent, the service great, the room as described and the meals quite good. The directions provided by the hotel were very good, particularly since we flew in from the united states arriving late that day and drove from Catania. Even though we arrived late the restaurant made dinner with... More 

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Sag Harbor, Ny
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109 reviews 109 reviews
27 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived tired after the somewhat frightening ride up the hill and were greeted warmly and were thrilled to hand over the car. They have a wonderful way of welcoming people with something to drink or a meal, and a personal discussion of what to expect at the hotel and in the town. It felt very comforting to be so... More 

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

Dear Alice from NY, this was one of the sweetest and best written comments I 've ever received in many years ...! Thank you for describing so well your recent experience at our luxury boutique hotel, we are not only totally focused on our beloved guests wishes and expectations but also very attentive and careful for every single detail in... More 

New York
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78 reviews 78 reviews
14 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Villa Ducale is a very special hotel. Small and intimate with a staff who knows your name, cares about your comfort and responds to every request. The rooms are nicely appointed with large bathrooms and comfortable beds. Built into the side of a mountain there are some steps to be walked but if you can manage that, then this is... More 

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St. Paul, Minnesota
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80 reviews 80 reviews
37 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Of the five places we stayed in Sicily during our visit, this hotel was by far my favorite. The customer service in this place is exceptional. Everyone we came across - from the check in, check out, driver, chef - was friendly and helpful. From the welcome glass of wine and explanations of their available services, to maps and aid... More 

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Munich, Germany
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39 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel Villa Ducale is indeed as good as the many excellent reviews are indicating. Breathtaking view over Sicily and the Mt. Etna. Location not exactly in Taormina city center; approx. 5 min car drive (~ 20 min by feet) above Taormina. Very nice restaurant on terrace serving excellent buffet breakfast. Rooms are large and most have a balcony or terrace... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived just after dark and were greeted warmly. We didn't see the views until the following morning and it was just beautiful. Staff was very warm and helpful no matter the time of day. Even their sister location, Carlotta, where we went for dinner one evening, was great. So the location was beautiful, but the customer service made this... 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*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Ducale Hotel Taormina
Hotel Villa Ducale Taormina, Sicily
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#1 Family Hotel in Taormina
#1 Luxury Hotel in Taormina

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