We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
2.0 of 5 Resort   |   Via Marconi, 25, 95015 Linguaglossa, Sicily, Italy
Hotel amenities
Shalai Resort
Best prices for: 1 room 1 guest
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
You added Shalai Resort to your Saves list
Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in Linguaglossa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015
PavlovMada france
Write a Review

95 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room Tips
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

I moved a lot, I like nice places plenty of charms with a real atmosphere. Could not find better than this one yet! All is perfect done and managed! From the quality of the bed and linen to the service. All is here and I'm really exigent... I could spend life here if life was lazy time but it's not... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Interested in Linguaglossa?
Get deals, advice and ideas on what to do.
Top Contributor
193 reviews 193 reviews
56 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The hotel is very clean, quite modern (has all been re-done inside) and staff are friendly. The reason I did not like the hotel was 1) there isn't an elevator so you have to walk up the stairs and the staff never offered to carry bags -given my asthma it was not great we were put two stories up. 2)... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The Shalai Hotel (Shalai Resort) is one of the most special hotels I know. I have been coming here for a few years on a regular basis and it is always perfect. The hotel is in one of the most beautiful towns in Sicily, on the slopes of Etna, on the confines of one of Italy's most interesting wine regions.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Zabbar, Malta
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The hotel is strategically located in a peaceful village away from Sicily's tourist resorts yet very close to Taormina, Catania and safely close to mount Etna. The design is exquisitely soft and relaxing. The room perfectly clean and delicately scented creating a beautiful atmosphere throughout. The restaurant's clean setting and soft lighting complements perfectly with the food presentation. We stayed... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

One of the best hotels I have ever stayed in. Beautifully designed and well thought through. The restaurant was very good and the breakfast just lovely with freshly baked pastries and breads, fresh fruit, cheese etc. It is a treasure tucked away in a quiet road so peaceful too.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Loved this small hotel. Everything was just right - perfectly designed, amazing bed and linens, great toiletries, beautiful rainshower, perfect lighting, lovely room scent etc. Would have loved to have tried the restaurant but there was no one dining when we were there and that didn't create the best atmosphere. Very nice breakfast on the inner courtyard.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

This is by far one of the best small hotels I have stayed in in 20 years of world travel A sympathetic renovation of a stunning 1700 town villa hidden in the winding back streets of the ancient town We stayed in their loft family room - bleached wood and white with wet room and large art style pendant lamps... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

We were recommended by a local wine maker Marco de Grazia of Tenuta delle Terre Nere, that Shalai’s restaurant was one of the best in Sicily. We were spending three days in Taormina but decided that we must visit the restaurant. When we called they told us that they were having a special wine dinner of Benanti Wines, but we... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

I liked everything about this hotel. The staff is wonderful, attentive and very friendly. The wine list is amazing and the food is delicious. The room was very comfortable and the whirlpool, sauna and steam was the perfect ending after a tour of Etna. We stayed two nights and when we stay again...it will be longer.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Shalai Resort? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Shalai Resort

Address: Via Marconi, 25, 95015 Linguaglossa, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Linguaglossa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Shalai Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 13
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Priceline, Travelocity, Venere, TripOnline SA and Odigeo so you can book your Shalai Resort reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Shalai Resort Linguaglossa, Sicily, Italy

18 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (18)
Dining (5)
Hotel & grounds (5)
View from room (1)
Room/suite (5)
Family/play areas (1)
Other (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay