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Hotel Villa Sonia

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Via Porta Mola 9, 98039 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

Nestled on the side of a literal mountain in Castelmola, Sicily, the Hotel Villa Sonia is quite a sight for sore eyes. From the vantage point of the terribly winding mountain road, the Hotel looks, while lovely, quite unassuming. Looks, as they say, can be very misleading. As a disabled person with mobility impairments, the Villa Sonia scored major points... More 

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Salford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Villa Sonia in Castelmola for 10 days in September 2015 and had a wonderful holiday. Starting with the hotel itself - very clean, lovely staff and views of Mt Etna beyond imagination. We originally booked a standard double room, which was perfectly adequate, but peeking into the room across the corridor we decided to upgrade to a... More 

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Boston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

A really great hotel with stunning views of the countryside & Mt.Etna.Castelmola is lovely to explore.The hotel has a bus service into Taormina but a regular local bus service & tourist buses run regularly too.The room in the hotel was clean & well serviced as was the rest of the hotel too.The breakfast menu could have been more exciting.Fresh fruit... More 

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County Wicklow, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

We stayed in villa Sonia for two weeks commencing 6 September ... I will agree with others that wifi was irregular and we found the laundry expensive but everything else was super.. The food, wine and staff make this hotel. It really was an excellent stay. Would highly recommend

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

A beautiful building with exquisite views of Mount Etna. A modern hotel but nevertheless with a collection of antiques carefully dispersed so as not to look incongruous. I was stuck by the thoughtfulness, as evidenced in the provision, among the bathroom freebies, of a travel sewing kit including a safety pin. The staff were friendly and the restaurant served lovely... More 

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Chesham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Get a room with a view of Etna. Absolutely stunning. Restaurant also looks out on to the same view. Staff are very friendly & are always willing to help. Castelmola is a fascinating town. Great for relaxing. Lovely little square & a fine choice of restaurants. Challenging but charming walks off of the main winding road down to the vibrant... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Good location on the edge of the hill top village of Castelmola only a five minute walk away (uphill using steps). Fabulous views over Etna from our very comfortable room with large terrace to sit out on. TV channel choices were not extensive and the hairdryer was rather poor, however these issues would not stop us returning in the future.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Comfortable, amazing position with Etna views, lovely staff etc etc. We had a wonderful stay. High above Taormina so quiet and less expensive. Food excellent and wonderful pool. On arrival at 11pm they drove us to village where we could still get a pizza. Parked our car and put cases in rooms. Easy walk to village (8 minute) with some... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

So happy that we found this little village for the last weekend of our Sicily vacation. I was so pleased when we arrived as the hotel is chic, older, though fresh touches so that you right away know it is going to be a good place. Our room was very clean and overlooked the mountains and Mt. Etna (which we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

I've stayed in many hotels, for leisure and business over the years and this hotel has simply been the best experience to date. I've also worked in several hotels in the past so understand the culture and environment and have to say the staff are some of the friendliest, most efficient hotel staff I've ever met. On arrival the hotel... More 

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