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Excelsior Palace Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Toselli 8, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Farnham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just returned from a wonderful week at the Excelsior Palace. We had a large double aspect room with fantastic views over the bay and Mount Etna, although the summit was elusively covered in cloud for most of the time. Staff very helpful, nothing too much trouble. Plenty of choice for breakfast, so much so that we didn't eat much lunch!... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Excelsior Palace for a week in August, as a birthday treat for my partner. Overall location is spectacular with a great view of the bay at one side, Etna and the town on the hill at the other. At night when we were there Etna was erupting which also gave great views of the lava flow,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from a week at the Excelsior Palace. When we first arrived after a taxi journey of about an hour I was so disappointed when we were shown the room. We were not stunned by a majestic view of Etna but of the town's concrete multi storey car park. The hotel moved us when I asked to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The two of us (early 70s) stayed here in mid-June 2014 for a week. The hotel is very handily placed for the Corso Umberto, the main street in Taormina. We had a large, comfortable room with a small balcony overlooking Etna, a good-sized and well appointed en-suite, and welcome, unobtrusive air conditioning. It was very clean and well maintained throughout... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just back from a lovely stay in Excelsior Palace hotel and have to say we had a lovely relaxing time in Taormina. Location of hotel is excellent and the pool area is really lovely in fact the best bit of the hotel .The decor in the room was dated but the bed was very comfortable pillows were bad however. Breakfast... More

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for a week in August. The staff were excellent and helpful throughout. The room had an excellent view of Etna. I don't think it would be worth booking a room with a balcony as they only have space for two seats! Despite what the booking info said there was air con which was needed! The room was fine... More

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ours was a short but perfect stay, 3 nights in Taormina to celebrate my birthday. The hotel is perfectly located at one end of the main shopping street in Taormina. Here you will find wonderful restaurants and shops, ice cream parlours and bustling evening entertainment. Our room looked out over both the bay and Mount Etna, a perfect place for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The hotel is at the end of the main strip in Taormina. It is quiet and well kept. Just outside the front door is a patio where we sat at night, had a drink, and watched the Volcano erupt every night. The parking garage is next door, but we didn't use it. We had a room on the first floor... More

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

We had a two week stay and had a wonderful time in this hotel, which is ideally located. My wife forgot to bring her hair straighteners. A major catastrophe akin to losing your passport, credit cards and euros combined but the reception staff gave advice, support and counselling and we managed to purchase some in the beautiful town, where every... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Best call for a family visit to Taormina - due to location just outside Catania gate at the very start of the great walking street. Best views of a glowing and erupting Mt. Etna. Sure the bathrooms are a bit old style but clean and well maintained and the service is superb. (We have stayed at the Domenico and Capo... More

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Address: Via Toselli 8, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Taormina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Excelsior Palace Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 88
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