My husband and decided to stay at the hotel after reading reviews.
The hotel is beautiful, well maintained, and it has amazing views.
The service and the ambiance are excellent.
We had a room with a small terrace, a table and chairs, but we could not enjoy it as much since it was cold and rainy some days. The room was large, comfortable, included a small living room. The bathroom was beautiful and large as well.
We had dinner daily at the hotel. The menu offered a variety of options, which were all very good, very home-made style. Excellent quality of ingredients. The dinner was served at the terrace where breakfast was also served every morning. The breakfast also offered multiple options from home made pastries, to prosciutto.
The terrace view is beautiful facing the Etna, the sea, the mountains. You can also stay at the terrace in the afternoon, just to relax.
It was my first visit to Sicily. I celebrated my birthday there. The Chef cooked a special meal for me and it was exquisite!
Because it is located high, there is a shuttle to get to the main town to and from the hotel. We decided to walk, though. The walk is through a nice path, surrounded by trees, plants and outstanding views.It takes 20 minutes to get to the main town streets, where shops and restaurants are located.
I definitely recommend to stay here during your visit to Sicily.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Taormina Hotel Villa Ducale is small luxury boutique hotel perched in an elevated position above the centre of Taormina km 1,3) commanding a unique outstanding view over the Mediterranean sea and Mount Etna.Our hotel,member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World group, is incredibly pretty, with flowers and colours adorning every angle, and a view to die for.Each and every bedroom has been individually designed with the highest attention to detail, furnished with great taste in a mix of Sicilian contemporary and traditional style, and each has its own private panoramic terrace or balcony.The hotel is able to offer a variety of personalised services, such as cooking lessons, wine tasting and tailor made meals, special romantic candle-lit dinners which can be arranged easily with the super friendly staff.Eleven Double rooms and six suites with full aminities and free wi-fi connection. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Ducale Hotel Taormina
- Hotel Villa Ducale Taormina, Sicily