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Caparena Hotel

189 Via Nazionale, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

My family and I spend at Caparena hotel 2 weeks in early July 2014. The experience was overall pleasant. The food was decent (we stayed at BB basis), though I wouldn't recommend you their evening restaurant (the menu is not very varied, the staff ban be unfriendly, don't let them ruin it for you). If I were you I would... More 

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We visited Taormina with a group and this was our hotel. It is not located in the heart of the city's attractions, but it has other merits. The hotel provides frequent and comfortable, complimentary shuttle service to those attractions. The room furnishings are rather basic, but many rooms provide a pleasant balcony facing the sea. The beautiful grounds are maintained... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights at the end of a Sicily tour. Perfectly adequate hotel. Splendid dining room for evening meals. Hotel is close to beach with a railway line running through the grounds. This causes no problems at all. Breakfast is fine. Listen to the variety of languages whilst having breakfast. We had French, Dutch, Brazilian, so we were... More 

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31 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Stayed here for three nights at the end of a Titan Sicily tour. The hotel is well situated for Taormina and leads straight onto a pebbled beach.(a railway runs between the hotel and beach but no significant noise problem arose from this and an underpass allows access) The food at breakfast was fine with good coffee, fresh baked pastries and... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

When my husband and I booked the hotel we were aware of the nearby train track. We were not disturbed by the evening/ night trains which did not appear to run too regularity. We closed the shutters which helped. Our room was on the 2nd floor - the 300's. It was beach facing . It was a lovely , spacious... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We stayed here in May for the final three nights of a Sicily tour. How disappointing to finish up in a hotel like this. It is absolutely not a four-star hotel. Everything about the hotel is dated and old. The room allocated to us was tiny with bright green decoration - so awful we could not stay in it and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Despite the fantastic location and the gentle staff, there is a colossal gap between what you call a 4 stars in Europe and the Caparena Hotel. Old furniture. Old TV (...still cathodic tube 21" TV with 2 remote controls to have TNT...). No wi-fi (just in the all... but then you have to collect a password and make sure not... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I have been travelling and staying in Hotels of this so called calibre for 58 years and this is undoubtedly the worst. Do not waste your money!!! The first 4 days of our holiday ( myself and 25 yo daughter) were spent at the Capotaormina which was 4 star as is the Caparena. However they are poles apart. The Caparena... More 

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Saint Clair, Michigan
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5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This hotel is a wonderful location right on the beach. Your first impression is WOW!!!. Then, it hits you. There is NO WIFI in the rooms, and only exists in the lobby. Thing is, the hotel staff gives you a complicated user name and password which only works for 12 hours. They will give you one at the desk and... More 

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10 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This is a very nice hotel a few miles from Taormina"s city center. Beautiful grounds, pool area and beach. All staff was very nice and helpful. The food was average but well presented. I only have two complaints from my 3 night stay there in June 2014. A very noisy train runs right through the property between the hotel and... More 

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