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Vello D'Oro Hotel

Via Fazzello 2, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Milford, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Overall this hotel was great! It wasn't perfect but nothing worth mentioning. The hotel is in a great location and has a beautiful view of the Bay of Naxos and Mount Etna. If you are a picture hound like me, you will get some beautiful photo's of the sunset, Mt. Etna plus in the town itself. My favourite was taking... More 

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Mechelen, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We booked this hotel for 2 nights in Taormina after a friend advised us to, but we were very disappointed. Only two things are good about the hotel: the room had a balcony with a lovely view, and breakfast is good. All other bad things: the hotel was close to a pub with live music, meaning that you couldn't go... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Pleasingly I booked a room with a balcony, sea view and views of Mt Etna - and that's exactly what I got. You must stay at this hotel at least once for the architecture, it's absolutely an eccentric artist's vision wonderfully executed. It's in a great location, clean spacious room but hot and for some reason the hotel wouldn't allow... More 

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E Midlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Very clean and fairly good sized room (some may say small) breakfast is adequate. The views if you have one are excellent. The main reasons for not scoring this higher is the very very loud music from a close by bar and the poor service at reception. Not sure we would choose this hotel again

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istanbul
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The hotel is located in the middle of the town overlooking the whole town. We were very luck to be given a room with an excellent view of this little town. With a large balcony you can relax and enjoy the view. The weather permitting you can also see Mt. Etna but we were not lucky because of high humidity... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Very good city hotel. The location is absolutely perfect. Great base for exploring Taormina area. The view from the room and terrace is fantastic. The room was a bit small, furniture is outdated but I did not mind that. It`s nice and clean. Breakfast was standard, nothing to exiting but good. My only complaint is that there is no fridge... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We were told about this hotel by an American couple we met at lunch in Palermo. We asked, on their recommendation, to get a room overlooking Etna. We ended up with a room overlooking the sea and it was fab. The view is stunning and we had a couple of beers before heading out just looking across the bay (and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for our week in taormina and to be honest we were sceptical before our arrival due to mixed reviews... But all went very well.. Room was spacious and clean, we had a balcony and sea view.. A must for this hotel as view is amazing... Room was cleaned to a high standard every day and staff were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Beautiful hotel, right in the centre of Taormina. Rooms are clean but nothing special. Breakfast buffet is plentiful. The view from the terrace is amazing, they have tables there as well, perfect for enjoying a glass of wine on a warm Italian evening. They even have cute cats who sunbathe there during the day. My only complaint is the very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

I've stayed a week in Velo d'oro,the main positive thing is that it is perfectly located,when you get down the stairs you're right in casa umberto. The room they have given us was queit dated,very old furnitere en a nasty looking bath. The view was a little bit disapointing,we faced only on a Sicilian family's backyard, no see view at... More 

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