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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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Melbourne, Australia
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13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First off, the positives Staff- extremely friendly and willing to please View - ok yes it's amazing but then again it's not hard to be disappointed given the location Rooms- very clean , tidy very comfy bed and pillows Ok the negatives Location- the complex is located pretty much right at the top of Taormina, on a small road smack... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been in Villa Ducale from 04 August to 12 August with my wife and my baby 1 years old. The terrace has a heavenly view, you can see at same time sea side and Etna volcano side, in our case we have been reallu lucky because it was in eruption every evening. We never saw in our life... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for two nights in this absolutely lovely old Italian villa that has been transformed into a luxury hotel. Amazing views over the coast and Etna from the terrace where a fabulous breakfast is served each morning. We also had dinner here on the first night looking out onto the lava oozing down Etna under a full moon. The... More

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Melbourne, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Devine hotel. Beautiful views from all rooms. Breakfast dinner super. Devine views seeing Mt Etna every night was so special and Taramina below. Service and staff first class Enjoy and take it all in. Special place. Hope to be back.

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Milan, Italy
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12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed 2 days in this hotel and from the second we arrived by car we were overwhelmed by the friendly staff. They offer you drinks, welcome you to the hotel, explain the things to do at and around Taormina. The offer tea and coctail time in the afternoon as well as complimentary shuttle services to the center. They work... More

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fantastic location, marvellous views of the city below and Etna to the right. Breakfast was phenomenally good - quality cold cuts, fresh scrambled eggs, savoury and sweet pastries galore. Lovely room, nice big bathroom, cosy terrace with a larger, communal terrace upstairs. Beyond all this, however, mention must be made of the staff - every single person at the hotel... More

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

Dear Tuffybabana from Budapest, Hungary, thank you for the many beautiful enthusiastic words for describing your travel experience at Taormina Hotel Villa Ducale. Our job is quite hard but with such wonderful guests like you things come very easy and enjoyable ! Staying at Villa Ducale is not simply "having a nice room with fantastic view" but it's really a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a week at Villa Ducale and it has been a truly magnificent week! The views from the hotel are up there with some of the top views in the world. The breakfast is fantastic and the staff treat you as family which really adds a personal touch. I cant fault this hotel on anything! Would... More

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VillaDucale, Front Office Manager at Hotel Villa Ducale, responded to this review

Dear Wood Sam, a big thank you for taking the time to write such a nice comment of your stay with us. We truly enjoyed it. Kind regards, Charly, Villa Ducale More

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Villa Ducale for one week at the beginning of August with our two children (13 and 10). We were looking for an amazing, yet traditional place to stay to celebrate our 15th anniversary and also to treat our children to something special and for them to experience a different culture as much as possible as this was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just returned from a week-long trip to the South East of Sicily, and we saved the best for last, with our last three nights spent at Villa Ducale. We certainly had high hopes for Taormina and Villa Ducale, and we were not disappointed. In fact, the second morning we already started talking Bput how we should just plan a... More

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

Superbly run hotel. What makes the difference is that all the staff are so very keen to be sure you enjoy your stay. Very professional service. Lovely views of both Etna and the coast. Great tradition of serving free antipasto bites at sunset. Regular free shuttle service to beaches and Center of town including in the evening up to 11:30.... 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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