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Excelsior Palace Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Toselli 8, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #37 of 87 hotels in Taormina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014
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  • 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

This will be our fifth time to the Excelsior Palace in Taormina. The location of the hotel is perfect only being a very short stroll to the Main Street of the town. This however does not have any impact on the hotel, which remains very peaceful. On entering the hotel one is met by friendly and helpful staff. The cleanliness... More

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Rego Park, New York
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73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

In January in Taormina you haven't got much choice. If you call hotels that are closed for the off-season they will tell you that they are booked up. The truth is that if you travel here in the winter you will be alone-----and I mean alone. We went down for breakfast in this biggest of all the hotels in the... More

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Good Hotel with lovely views and friendly helpful staff, with a very nice room having marvellous views over the bay and towards Etna. However, when we stayed in May the nights were hot and the air conditioning apparently was not on at night, hence we had to sleep with the windows open! Not a problem, other than being invaded by... More

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New York City, New York
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

This hotel is great, amazing view of sea. Pool is great. Breakfast is very good. Also has a gym which many hotels in the area do not have. Rooms are comfortable with nice terraces. Also staff is very helpful.

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Island of Malta, Malta
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We visited this hotel at the end of December for 3 nights. Nothing to fault. Hotel was clean, rooms were spacious and staff were all friendly. Breakfast was good as well. The best thing about this hotel is its location - right in the centre! Views from hotel outside areas and rooms were breathtaking! Overall a great stay and would... More

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14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Moved on from Agrigento through vast fertile plains of fruit orchards & vineyards for 4 nights at this Hotel. Pleasant welcome from all the staff throughout our stay with our room being fine although a little less modern than Kaos. Good wardrobe space, bags of hangers, none with trouser bars though; again, don't they notice these things ? Spectacular view... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We stayed here for four nights as part of a Riviera holiday. Our room (220) had lovely views of the coast down to Giardini Naxos with Mount Etna in the background. The room was large with twin beds and a well equipped bathroom. The meals were very good with a wide choice of food for breakfast. Dinner was also good... More

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Vienna, Virginia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Pleasant Italian hotel with an excellent attentive staff at the front desk. Location offers promising views of the Mediterranean and delivers the same from many spots on the property. The property is much larger than expected and the extent of its grounds discovered only after some exploring. While an room with the view of the sea may be possible, we... More

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30 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

About 1000ft above the blue sea perched at the top of the town's high street this is an excellent hotel. Taormina doesnt do cars but there are buses and trains and a cable car down to the sea and station. A long low beautifully furnished hotel from 1904 the front roooms overlook Etna but have no balconies, the back rooms... More

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Also Known As:
Excelsior Palace Taormina
Hotel Excelsior Palace
Excelsior Palace Hotel Taormina, Sicily
Address: Via Toselli 8, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Taormina
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#22 Luxury Hotel in Taormina
#30 Romantic Hotel in Taormina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Excelsior Palace Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Excelsior Palace Hotel even to day after more then one hundred years its building is considered one of the most appreciated hotel structure in Taormina.Its architecture draw its origin from a context cultural and natural,Greek,Roman and Medieval.The Excelsior Palace Hotel looks over one of the most beautiful panoramas of the world:Etna and the Bay of Naxos, the Greek Theatre, and the immense space of the Jonian Sea. ... more   less 
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