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Villa Floresta

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Via Damiano Rosso, 1, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #51 of 75 Taormina B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Great location, but the place is in desperate need of a caring pair of hands. The shower was broken, there was no hot running water, and to top it all off there was no duvet or throw on the bed - just a pair of sheets. In chilly November this is far from ideal.

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villafloresta, Proprietario at Villa Floresta, responded to this review

Even to avoid? Dear customer, we are sorry that you have not liked our hotel, but we think that is very esagerate your criticism against Villa Floresta. In our rooms there are no broken showers because the water comes out regularly it works with metane gas so you just have to wait 3 minutes for the hot water). All beds... More

Florianópolis, SC
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

It's a B & B in a historic building, well located in the center of Taormina, near one of the gates into the city. Large room, clean and comfortable. Reception very friendly from the nice Ernesto, who talked to us, talking about the region and giving tips of the city. Wi-fi works well in the room. Not sample the breakfast.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

La caratteristica principale e' l'ottimo rapporto qualità prezzo. E' in un palazzo antico con un ingresso bellissimo, le camere sono carine e pulite. La location è fantastica, dispone di un terrazzo on the top con una vista strepitosa!! Qui potete gustare il vostro buon caffè al mattino e dei mini croissants. Questo è fantastico perchè la colazione a Taorimina va... More

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Victoria, BC
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

I stayed with my sister and our boyfriends for a couple nights at Villa Floresta at the beginning of October. We arrived in Taormina with no reservation and walked around to find a decent place for a good price. Villa Floresta was the perfect find. It has character, is located right in the heart of the town and has all... More

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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

I stayed at Villa Floresta with my husband for the first 3 days of our Sicilian honeymoon. We are both Italian and we totally expected the courtesy and the cleanness Sicilian are famous for, so that didn't disappoint at all. I guess the challenge in Taormina is to find accommodation for a reasonable price, as most of the hotels and... More

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villafloresta, Proprietario at Villa Floresta, responded to this review

Dear Elena, I am very sorry to have read your comment. When you have booked a room for your honeymoon, I reserved a beautiful room with two balconies, sea views and piazza duomo, private bathroom, for which you paid 60 euro with breakfast included (you stayed on 28, 29 and 30 May 2012). A really low price, don't you think?... More

Wroclaw, Poland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

We stayed in this B&B one night this year. The location is great - near the city center, easy access to the city. However the quality of service was average. The rooms were clean but average (weak equipment and poor bed), it was a big noise from outside. Our room did not have a bathroom, we needed to use the... More

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villafloresta, Proprietario at Villa Floresta, responded to this review

Dear Katarina, I'm very sorry for your rewiew. I remember about your staying at Villa Floresta. I asked you at your arrival: what do you like to eat for breakfast, bread or croissant? You answered to me "bread" with butter and marmelade. And the morning after, at breakfast time: what do you like to drink, american coffee, espresso, orange juice,... More

Grootlo, Brabant, Belgium
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

This charming B&B is located near the Dome in the historic center of Taormina. It is in the very heart of the historic center without having any burden of noise during the night and it is relatively close to one of the car parkings outside the city center. The rooms are absolutely marvelous in a captivating romantic way. The breakfast... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

Recently I visited Villa Floresta for the second time, I also stayed there in 2010. It was just as I remembered, this time I had a different room, this one did not have a view but was still fine. This is a simple, clean and comfortable b&b in a fantastic location. It is great value for money. To find fault... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

We had a room with a beautiful view on the sea and the streets of Taormina. The view on the roof terrace, where breakfast was served, included a view on mount Etna, the Greek theater and most of the town. Breakfast was being served by the charming landlady herself. The hotel is strategically positioned among good restaurants, close to the... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2011

We were booked for one night over Easter and had an email confirmation but on arrival there was no-one at the property and we couldn't raise anyone on either one of the phone numbers or by email. We waited for nearly an hour but eventually gave up and stayed in another hotel. We can only assume the owners were away... More

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villafloresta, Proprietario at Villa Floresta, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we are sorry to inform you that maybe there was a mistake. At first, we don't accept reservation of 1 night only, but minimun for 2 nights. Second: when a guest books at Villa Floresta, he knows that we require his arrival time. Third: in Easter Week all rooms of Villa Floresta were full (no vacant rooms). For... More

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Also Known As:
Villa Floresta Taormina, Sicily
Address: Via Damiano Rosso, 1, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Taormina
Hotel Style:
Ranked #51 of 75 B&Bs / Inns in Taormina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Villa Floresta 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The bed and breakfast Villa Floresta is situated in the historical zone of Taormina in central position (on the Corso Umberto, ahead to the cathedral Duomo). It rises in a building going back to the nineteenth century (the ancient house “Casa La Floresta”), which has an entrance with stairs (XV century) protected by the Supervising of the Italian Office of Culture. The building has been completely restructured inside, maintaining the original structure unchanged.All rooms are in modern and functional style and are equipped with bathroom, tv color, Mini Bar, individually controlled heating/air conditioning, orthopedic beds. ... more   less 
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