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Grand Hotel Miramare

Via Guardiola Vecchia, 27, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Saltash, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We booked this hotel for a special birthday holiday and the deal came with a guaranteed sea view. It didn't disappoint. Beautiful hotel with stunning views. It is an old villa situated on top of a cliff with beautiful gardens that lead down to a lovely pool area. 184 steps may put a lot of people off but it was... More 

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Wiveliscombe
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Myself and 3 friends have just spent 1 week staying in this delightful hotel. Our check in was speedy and our rooms were very spacious and clean. The views from our balcony were the best. The buffet breakfast were very good. Such a large selection of all one could possibly want. The staff were very friendly. Very well situated, just... More 

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Mellieha, Malta
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We spent five days at this wonderful Hotel,everything was perfect, the staff,reception,breakfast was a great buffet with english and continental,the room was big and very comfortable,very clean,and a very large veranda with the most spectacular view ever,breathtaking,the lobby was real nice and another verandah with the view also,thank you to all the staff,especially Sara,who was very kind and helpfully,we shall... More 

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Franklin, Massachusetts
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67 hotel reviews
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Stayed one night and had no problems. Albeit outdated and mismatched, both the room and bathroom were large and clean, the actual shower stall was super small. Air Con was good. Major plus is the ease of car parking and the ability to bring your luggage right into the hotel without hassle. The room rate we booked online included parking.... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We had booked a different hotel but due to be overbooked we were reallocated the Grand Hotel Miramare a few days before flying. After initial disappointment it turned out to have been a blessing. The view was incredible from our wonderful balcony. The hotel was in a quiet street and was tranquil and relaxing. The staff were helpful and friendly... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This hotel is in great need of a makeover........beds are very uncomfortable (2 twins joined as one), small shower, water leaked onto floor when showering. Lower level, heavy musty smell. Although Italians are not known for preparing breakfast, this was the worst one by far!! If you like croissants, upon croissants, and fruit that is dry and tastless , this... More 

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We first visited this hotel 11 years ago. It is the only hotel we have re-visited. We stayed the week beginning 14 September. First the negatives. On arrival our room, 503, was a large room. We had 3 coat hangers in the wardrobe and one small chest of drawers to accommodate one week's worth of holiday clothes. The bell boy... More 

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London, UK
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Just back from a week at the Miramare. The hotel, internally and externally is keen to stay true to its roots as a Sicilian villa and although it enjoys a beautiful location, with some stunning views and just a short walk into the centre of Taormina, plus some very friendly and helpful staff, I can honestly say I will not... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We visited from 19 to 26 June 2014, so the review is written three months later, however the memories are still clear. The success of this hotel is due mostly to the staff. From reception through to restaurant and down to the pool, nothing was too much trouble. Booking excursions and tickets to local events and advice on travel and... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This summer I and my family really enjoyed staying at this hotel for a week. We returned to the hotel after staying there the first time 10-12 years ago, only to find most of the staff still there. The hotel is a beautiful old Villa converted to Hotel. We had a room with great views over Sicilly and the sea.... More 

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