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Castello di San Marco Charming Hotel & SPA

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via San Marco 40 | Taormina - Etna, 95011 Calatabiano, Sicily, Italy
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We had a great stay. The staff made us feel welcome throughout our stay. Nothing was too much trouble. We plan on going back. It would be helpful to rent a car to get around the area, our only regret.

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Leidschendam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fantastic hotel, charming and classy. Run by a warm and enthusiastic family with a professional and dedicated staff. The food is delicious; the rooms comfortable; the swimming pool and spa relaxing; the beach is very nearby. By car one can reach and visit the beautiful places of the island like Noto, the Etna and Taormina. If you want to feel... More

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

We stayed 7 nights in this lovely hotel. Our junior suite was well furnished, clean & very comfortable, and so quiet; I haven't slept so well in ages. Splendid swimming pool, and beautiful gardens. Good breakfast, restaurant & bar facilities. All of the staff were so friendly & helpful throughout our stay, and made us feel so welcome. The location... More

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CastellodiSanMarco, General Manager at Castello di San Marco Charming Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear Mr and Mrs Colin, It was a pleasure welcoming you here at Castello San Marco and Thank you very much for your valuable feedback. We appreciate the time you took to share your travel time, and it is our hope that you will give us the opportunity to better serve you in the future. Thank you again, and we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

What a perfect place for a holiday. Our room, one of the suites, was stunning. Beautifully decorated, spotlessly clean and very quiet and peaceful - just lovely. Il Castello and its gardens are amazing. The Castello is steeped in history and is surrounded by very beautiful gardens, and these are in turn overlooked by magnificent Mount Etna, about 20 miles... More

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CastellodiSanMarco, General Manager at Castello di San Marco Charming Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear Mr Justin, It was a pleasure welcoming you here at Castello San Marco and Thank you for the time you took to share your comments. We are pleased to note that your stay was good and it makes us really happy to know you enjoyed every corner of the property It would be our greatest pleasure to welcome you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Three wonderful nights in the delightful setting of the Castello di San Marco. The public rooms are unique and are matched by the superb dinners and breakfasts. The staff could not have been more helpful whether in reception ,restaurant ,spa or pool . The lovely grounds with trees with oranges and lemons hanging from them everywhere and the constant background... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We have recently returned from a four night stay at Castello di San Marco. It is a very friendly family run hotel. Our accommodation was a junior suite, this was very spacious, beautifully furnished and clean. The atmosphere is very relaxed and peaceful, and the staff very polite and helpful. The pool is large and the pool area quite stunning.... More

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CastellodiSanMarco, Proprietario at Castello di San Marco Charming Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Betty, Thank you so much for your review. We are glad to be a part of your relax moments, offering you the best of our services. Best wishes Daniele Murabito More

Catania, Italy
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

its very nice staff and service hotel . stay there only the 1night BUT nice kind staff and dinner also service is very high leave . i am Hightly Recommend this hotel when you come to sicilly . also they have peacfull beautiful grounds and pool .

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Warminster, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We stayed in early September 2013 and were overwhelmed by the sheer quality of the hotel. The staff were outstanding in every way - charming, helpful, fun and highly competent. The food in the dining room at dinner was original, well presented and delicious. The swimming pool was quite stunning and the salad lunches by the pool were great. The... More

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CastellodiSanMarco, Proprietario at Castello di San Marco Charming Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Suzanne, Thank you so much for your apreciating review. We are glad that you have spent pleasant moment in our venue. We hope you will be again our guest for a relaxing stay in Sicily. Best regards Daniele Murabito GM More

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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Whether you're into the decor or not, especially the rooms ('Aida' on steroids, with more cherubs than a Las Vegas brothel), there is no denying the privileged location, the wonderful staff, the exceptional pool and gardens, and the private beach make this property a real find. Especially when resorts and hotels in Taormina are far more expensive and less restful.... More

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London
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19 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

We stayed at Castello Di San Marco in August 2013 for a week for our summer holiday. Good news first. The hotel has a “wow factor”. You can’t help admiring it: beautiful grounds, well maintained gardens, wonderful private beach, big and beautiful swimming pool, main building is an old castle with a colourful collection of pictures and artefacts, with Etna... More

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CastellodiSanMarco, Proprietario at Castello di San Marco Charming Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, first of all, thank you for taking your time to post a review of our hotel. We are sorry to hear that your stay did not meet completely your expectations. we strongly appreciate you review that help us improve our services. I would like to inform you that we are already working to fix few of them and... More

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Address: Via San Marco 40 | Taormina - Etna, 95011 Calatabiano, Sicily, Italy
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Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Calatabiano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Castello di San Marco Charming Hotel & SPA 4*
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Castello Di San Marco Charming Hotel And Spa
Castello Di San Marco Calatabiano
Castello Di San Marco Charming Hotel & SPA Sicily/Calatabiano, Italy

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Welcome to Castello di San Marco charming hotel & SPA, a boutique romantic hotel immersed in a luxuriant park, on the glittering Jonian sea, between Taormina and the volcano Etna, this noble castle represented a splendid example of Sicilian Baroque architecture and well describe a part of the Sicilian History. The unique beauty of Castello di San Marco is timeless and is adapted to romantic and relaxing holidays, with its tranquil exteriors and elegant, softly lit interiors.30 elegant and charming suites take place in the park surrounding main building, SPA & beauty center , fine restaurant, wine lounge with a selection of 250 fine wines, very large swimming pool, private beach, tennis court, private parking, mediterranean park. ... more   less 
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