We stayed here for three nights in may and we not as positive as the rest of visitors.
To start with the positive: the staff is great. I contacted the hotel the day before and the offerd me the service to contact them as soon as I had arrived in the parking to send someone over to pick our lugage en support us t the hotel. We got a very warm welcome at the frontdesk. My laptop couldn't get a connectopn to their network so the tried to help me for half an our and when this didn't help I got a mini laptop from their desk (taht's what I call service). They also provide you with a map with the landmarks you should visit. The view from the top of the hotel is amazing
The breakfast and diner (one time) is excellent. The location is great: at the beginning of the shoppingdistrict and close to restaurants and bars.
What did I miss? I think a 5 star L hotel should have more amenities. There seems to be a pool a the beach but this wasn't open (and there was no alternative). The don't have a fitnessroom.
Further on we had a room on the second floor. The waterpressure wasn't that good and is has no shower. The room is also very dark. n the pictures we saw better alternatives.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to Taormina, "the Pearl of the Jonian sea" and welcome to El Jebel, an exclusive five stars deluxe hotel in the heart of the historical center, next to Palazzo Ciampoli (XV century medieval building) and close to the Cathedral Square and the main street Corso Umberto, famous for shopping, where our guests can enjoy the fragrances, the colours and the atmosphere of this magic land, one of the most fascinating in the Mediterranean Sea. From the arrival to the hotel with private transfer, everything has been arranged to welcome our guests in our exclusive and intimate Suites and Junior Suites. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hotel El Jebel Taormina, Sicily