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Ipanema Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Nazionale 242, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #59 of 88 hotels in Taormina
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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North West, England
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a solo traveller and stayed at this hotel September 2013 - way late with this review. My first impressions were wow as I opened my balcony door and stepped out. I was overlooking the sea and the view was picture postcard perfect. It was so nice sitting on the balcony having a glass of wine and looking at... More

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We have visited this superb little hotel many times. All of the bedrooms have a balcony on the same side of the hotel which is perfectly aligned for the sun. It rises on the front and sets on the rear so the balconies and bedrooms never get baked. All balconies overlook one of the prettiest bays imaginable and like the... More

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Bergen
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The staff was always friendly and helpful. Nice big rooms with AC, the rooms were thouroghly cleaned every day. Good breakfast. The best about this hotel is still the pool on the top floor (I used it every day) and how close it is to the beach. Only one negative: we could hear people talking from the floor above us... More

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Walsall
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

I have just come back from my 3rd stay at this hotel and my wife's 8th! yet another fantastic holiday and will be back in 2015. The staff are great, the food & service is first class and the place is spotless. Some modernisation is required but that all adds to the Sicilian charm of this great hotel.

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Just got back from a great stay at this Hotel, every thing was just great.The staff were so kind & helpful,food was very good each night, the Hotel overlooks the bay, you wake each morning to beautiful views.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Cant understand some of the reviews for this hotel as we found it to be a really nice place to stay. Yes it is not ultra modern and maybe a little tired in places but this added to the charm and this is what we wanted a typical Sicilian hotel to stay in Taormina. Our room (404) had a wonderful... More

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

We stayed at this hotel in June 2012 and forgot to write a review. It's been on our conscience because some of the reviews we read before we went were mixed and we felt they didn't reflect our experience. The hotel is in an ideal location, right next to a very attractive bay. The view from the balcony is picture... More

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Otley, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Hotel is dated but that does not distract from the superb position overlooking the bay in Taormina Mare. We kept expecting Hercule P to waddle by it was that sort of place. The staff were excellent and nothing was too much trouble particular Christina in reception, Santos and Vincenzo in the restaurant. They were all friendly and helpful which made... More

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Norfolk
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

This was a disappointing hotel that has seen better days. On the plus side the staff go out of their way to help and to cover for the proprietor's lack of vision, the location is good, evening meals are good and rooms are comfortable. There are, however, just too many negatives, most of which result from poor management. Staffing is... More

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New York City, New York
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4 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

Not a boutique hotel, and far from a luxury hotel..this old run down turn of the century flop house offers nothing in terms of modernization and comfort. Although the rooms are clean, the plumbing can be heard throughout the bldg....very noisy and stuffy as well... Vincenzo in dining room was excellent. Bar mgr a miserable person...puss on at all times...seems... More

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Address: Via Nazionale 242, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Taormina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ipanema Hotel 4*
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