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Hotel Villa Chiara

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Don Bosco 10, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small simple hotel in the centre of Taormina. The owner Joseph is a warm and accommodating host who provides comfortable rooms and a yummy Sicilian breakfast of pastries, cheese and meats. The cappuccino was also delicious and a great way to start the day. The location is fantastic, just one street away from all the cafes, bars, restaurants and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived in Taormina and cancelled the hotel we had booked as it was just too far out of town and up the cliffs for us to find relaxing or convenient. Managed to get a refund and head back down to town. After a beer in one of many of the charming squares we decided on Hotel Villa Chiara as its... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Honestly i don't know what kind of places the other reviewers usually stay in to make them believe this was a good value and clean, but I very much disagree. This place was almost comically bad with the squeaking springs that you could feel digging into your back to the pillows that were like pieces of cardboard and the towels... More

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Berlin, Germany
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16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We stayed here for 5 nights. The hotel is ideally located and all the attractions are all very close. The rates are reasonable compared to other hotels in Taormina. The hotel offers parking spaces. It's hard to find a parking spot in the city so this is just a great plus. It costs 15 euro per day. The breakfast is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

My husband and I arrived in Taormina in mid-October without a hotel reservation and we were lucky enough to happen upon the Villa Chiara. It's up some stone steps from Corso Umberto (the main street in Taormina). The proprietor, Joseph, was absolutely delightful, and made us feel very much at home while we stayed at his hotel. We were lucky... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Just spent five nights in the Villa Chiara, its just lovely, the rooms are perfect and the location is great, not too high up and not too many steps. The rooms are spacious and clean, the breakfast was lovely, the helpfulness and friendliness of the staff was a huge added bonus.

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devon, uk
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

we stayed her for 14 nights and the hotel suited very well. It is conveniently located just above the main street but suffers from no noise. The room was clean and comfortable with frequent changes to the linen etc.There is 24 hour/day staffing on the front desk and there are in room safes. We tool our own travel kettle and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012 via mobile

We had booked another hotel with better views but as we wanted an extra night we ended up here. There is a roof terrace but not really worth sitting up there for the view. Hotel felt a bit tired with threadbare carpet & the bed was squeaky in room 208 but it was very clean & the owners were really... More

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Washington DC
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26 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

Can’t say enough good things about this hotel. It was very well located, the center of town being just down a stone stairway. It was very clean, very comfortable, with warm & friendly staff. HIghly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2011

If you want a central, but reasonable, hotel in Taormina, then we reckon you couldn't do better than the Hotel Villa Chiara. We arrived without a booking, thinking that we would have to leave our hire car in the very expensive (up to 30 euros a day) public car park. The very efficient and pleasant proprietor quickly gave us a... More

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Address: Via Don Bosco 10, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Taormina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Villa Chiara 2*
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Chiara Hotel Taormina
Hotel Villa Chiara Taormina, Sicily

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Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service
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#19 On the Beach Hotel in Taormina
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The Hotel Villa Chiara is a little and comfortable hotel located in Taormina’s heart, on fashionable Corso Umberto.All its rooms with private bathroom, are provided with air conditioning, internet Wi-Fi for free, safe, central heating and direct telephone outside line.The Hotel offers also a small TV lounge, a sun terrace, a central bar at the lobby. ... more   less 
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