We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 89 Taormina hotels

Excelsior Palace Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Toselli 8, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Excelsior Palace Hotel to your Saves list
Excelsior Palace Hotel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 6 more sites!
Ranked #40 of 89 Hotels in Taormina
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
SuKei Farnham, United Kingdom
Write a Review

293 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (69)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Farnham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
22 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dublin, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Richmond, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Fareham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
47 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Long Island, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Harpenden, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Do you own or manage Excelsior Palace Hotel?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Excelsior Palace Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Excelsior Palace Hotel

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
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline, Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Tingo, Travelocity, Otel, HotelTravel.com and Odigeo so you can book your Excelsior Palace Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Excelsior Palace Taormina
Hotel Excelsior Palace
Excelsior Palace Hotel Taormina, Sicily

154 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (155)
Pool/beach area (26)
View from room (29)
Hotel & grounds (30)
Room/suite (16)
Dining (8)
Bathroom (1)
Business center/function rooms (1)
Other (44)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Near Excelsior Palace Hotel