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Castello di San Marco Charming Hotel & SPA

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Via San Marco 40 | Taormina - Etna, 95011 Calatabiano, Sicily, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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maidenhead
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My 8 year old son and I staying at the Castello for a two week break. These two weeks each Summer are very precious so I take great care to choose our holiday hotel to make sure we have the best fortnight possible. You never truly know what you will get until you arrive at a place....I am happy to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really lovely hotel in a beautiful setting. Gardens are like an oasis, staff very friendly and room was spotless. It's nice being away from taormina which is very busy. Hotel pool was so warm that we couldn't keep out of it. Food great and wine lovely too. Staff could not do enough for us. Would recommend highly.

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is impossible to write anything too critical about this hotel. The grounds are stunning, the pool is fantastic and the restaurant is as good as the best that Taormina offers if you don't want a diet of pizzas & pasta. This is one of the best hotels we have stayed in. Our Junior Suite was hidden amongst the palms... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for a week and had a great time, the room was lovely, really spacious and clean. The staff were friendly but we did have to ask for any information we wanted we were left to our own devices to an extent and they could perhaps be a bit more helpful with restaurant ideas etc and check in... More 

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Ashtead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This hotel is a few kilometres outside Taormina and as such doesn't suffer from the tourist overload of that place. Our room was set in the grounds which are beautifully kept with flowering shrubs, bushes and flowers everywhere. These were exceptional at this time of the year. Security is very good. A lovely venue.

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Bedfordshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

After a long slog from the other side of the island on roads where the discipline and patience of Sicilian drivers didn't always match the driving values of we who drive on the left, it was wonderful to be greeted by Alberto and his electronic buggy on the other side of big iron gates which moved us from Sicilian seaside... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We didn't book a car and stayed for two nights and didn't leave the site apart from to walk on the adjacent beach. The gardens and pool are beautiful. Room a junior suite was good and to top it all when the hairdryer stopped working mid use by my wife they sent someone out to buy a new one! Staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We had a really enjoyable stay. The reception was extremely helpful with information on where to go and eat. Great garden. Beautiful pool and it is definitely like staying on castle grounds. Unfortunately the wifi did not work in our room but the reception had no hesitation in upgrading us to a suite. Overall I would definitely recommend. But if... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

What a good choice thanks Trip Advisor. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this very pleasant Hotel. set in beautiful well tended gardens. When full it never seems crowded. The pool area is lovely and we found All the staff helpful and polite. Our large room ( 118 ) is very pleasant. Like most breakfasts in Sicily, this was not... More 

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Moscow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The views of the Castello has nothing to do withe the real accommodation. The Castello is used only for the front desk service and most likely inhabited only by the owners of the property. The rooms are located in the backyard in the buildings more alike Motel with the rooms where the door serve as window as well as the... More 

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