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Hotel Villa Angela
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Leonardo Da Vinci 71E, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy   |  
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Ranked #6 of 88 hotels in Taormina
Leeds, United Kingdom
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“Gorgeous hotel - can't wait to go back!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at Villa Angela for 5 nights at the end of our honeymoon and it was just perfect! we stayed in the Leonardo Da Vinci suite as a honeymoon treat and it was definitely worth it! It has 2 balconies, an amazing Jacuzzi bath and a bottle of Prosecco was waiting for us in our room - thank you. The views over Mount Etna are breath taking! Breakfast is lovely and there is a wide selection. We had lunch a couple of times too and it was great - especially the pasta. The pool is lovely and there was always space to sunbathe. The staff also come round the pool every so often to see if you need drinks. The staff are what makes this place brilliant! They go out of their way to help you e.g. booking restaurants, trips up Mount Etna and are very polite without being pretentious or OTT. A big thank you to Ada, Mario, Sam and James :)

Room Tip: All rooms have a view of Mount Etna so you won't be disappointed!
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed a blissful stay for one week 21-28 July. Stunning views of the sea and Mount Etna from our balcony - Etna is very active at the moment so the lava was a spectacular sight after dark. The staff (including the taxi transfer service they use) are exceptionally friendly and helpful, nothing is too much trouble and they are happy to recommend local restaurants and attractions. They arranged an excursion for us of Inspector Montelbano locations. As fans of the TV series we loved seeing the beautiful scenery and familiar buildings. The hotel itself is clean, airy and stylish with a relaxing pool and bar. The shuttle minibus to/from the town centre is very useful and must have saved us a small fortune in taxi fares. Don't be put off by its location above the main town - the centre of Taormina is extremely busy and it was fantastic to return to the calm of the hotel. Our stay also coincided with a Simple Minds gig at the Teatro Greco (the most stunning venue anywhere) = icing on the cake!!

Room Tip: All rooms have stunning views from the balcony!
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Villa Angela for two nights in June. The views were spectacular. The service and people were so helpful and friendly. They recommended a restaurant L'Incontro, (which was excellent and the owner who was serving us was wonderful to us). The shuttle was great having a ride after walking all day & getting back to the hotel in the evening. Charlie was great-very informative and always willing to give a helping hand-nothing seemed to be a problem.
Excellent hotel & property. Again the views are unbelievable. Very happy with our stay at the Villa Angela! Thank you!

Room Tip: Room with a view and what a view! (I think they all have the view)
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Villa Angela enjoys the best views out of any hotel I've ever stayed in. The scenery of Mount Etna is breathtaking and each terrace enjoys stunning views over the volcano. Whilst we were there we were lucky enough to see a small lava flow on Etna in the evenings. The rooms are really elegantly designed and very comfortable. The pool area was great to relax for a few hours and very peaceful.

The staff were great and especially Katharine who helped us out so much in the run-up to our trip. She was so helpful in offering us advice on the next part of out holiday and booking us on a trek around Mount Etna. The hotel even offered us a complimentary bottle of prosecco on our arrival to celebrate our wedding anniversary. They offer a really warm and hospitable service to guests.

I can't comment on the shuttle service as we walked to and from Taormina in the evenings. It's a pleasant 15 minute walk down to the town. The walk back up is reasonably challenging though and takes about 20 minutes. We found it an effective way to burn off the pasta and wine so if you're reasonably fit it's good fun. A taxi back up will cost €15.

Villa Angela is also well situated for a trip to Castelmola. Buses travel there but the walk up to the town is great and you will get amazing views over the south of Sicily and across to Italy. It's about 25 minutes walking up there and 15 or so back to the hotel.

The only slight disappointment we had was with the breakfast, which was average. Although again, you quickly forget that as you enjoy it on the terrace overlooking Etna.

Would definitely stay again if returning to Taormina. Grazie!

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Villa Angela was a great place to stay.The property was clean ,what ever we ask for or needed the staff assisted immediately.
The staff were very helpful and really made us feel welcome.Even though this property was was high up on the hill it was a bonus as Taormina can be quite hectic and at just a call the shuttle was available to take us down .It only took a few minutes.
Being up high was breathtaking with the view of the beauty Mt Etna watching her glow each night there was serenity eachtime.
The pool was great overall a fantastic stay.
Thankyou to all the staff of Villa Angela.

Room Tip: Definetly Mt Etna suite
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot really add to all the other glowing reviews this hotel so richly deserves. It is just amazing.
A lovely pool, the best view we have ever had from a hotel bedroom, Great food and above all superb service.
We are just recently back from a week there, which ended our three stop tour of Sicily and it is no reflection on the other two hotels when I say that this was by far the best.
It is an exciting drive up the hill when you first arrive but certainly worth it.
I think Walter, from Argentina, will be managing director soon!
Thank you to all of you.
The restaurant directly up the hill from the hotel is excellent.

Room Tip: I think they are all the same with the same view.
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We picked this hotel on 3 factors - location and view, the fact that it had a nice pool (rare in Taormina) and the excellent Tripadvisor reviews (ignoring the few reviews that are impossible to believe having stayed there!). It turned out to be a simply stunning hotel, a real gem.

The booking process was very efficient, friendly and helpful and many thanks to the exceptional Katherine for all her help with this and throughout our stay and especially with organising trips to Stromboli and the sunset trip to the top of Etna - neither of these should be missed as they were just amazing, especially being so lucky to have both volcanos erupting !

The hotel has a lovely relaxing, tranquil ambience about it, created largely by the position, the view and the outstanding staff throughout. The pool is great, never a problem with sunbeds, and quiet and peaceful with lovely views. The food and service in the restaurant is great with tables on the veranda enjoying those stunning views.

The shuttle down into Taormina is regular, hassle free and works really well and there is also a really good value shuttle down to the beach at Mazzaro (includes reserved sunbed and bar service), which is well worth going to for a day and to walk along to the pretty Isola Bella.

There are plenty of good restaurants around with our particular favourites El Saracino, very handy as just a short walk up the hill behind the hotel and again with those stunning views, Rosso Peperonato in Taormina, La Taverna Dell Etna in Castelmola and our particular favourite, Il Barcaiolo for lunch down at Mazzaro beach. All are outstanding. Villa Angela opens up its restaurant just twice a week in the evening and is also great so don't miss the opportunity to eat there as well. Shatulle in Taormina is a nice cocktail bar.

Taking the local bus (5 mins), bus stop outside the hotel, to the pretty cliff top town of Castelmola near the hotel is also well worth doing - its a lovely spot with a great cocktail bar in Bar Turrisi as well as the above mentioned restaurant.

The wifi was great and easy throughout the hotel and our room had a lovely, massive balcony with sunbeds and chairs to enjoy those lovely views. All rooms I think have those balconies.

Like all great hotels it is the staff that make it all work and in addition to Katharine many, many thanks must go to Ada, Mario and Charlie on reception, Sam and Clara in the restaurant and James and Walter in the bar. They are an outstanding team.

Sicily is a lovely island, Tarmina a great place to enjoy it from and Villa Angela is definitely the place to stay. Enjoy !!

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Via Leonardo Da Vinci 71E, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Taormina
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Taormina
#8 Family Hotel in Taormina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Villa Angela 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Super-friendly boutique hotel with only 27 rooms and an intimate, informal atmosphere ensuring that every guest feels instantly at home. Set in a tranquil location above Taormina with spectacular views that stretch from the crystal clear waters of the Ionian Sea all the way to the top of the volcano, magnificent Mount Etna, and up to the picturesque, medieval hilltop village of Castelmola, Villa Angela is a wonderful example of welcoming Sicilian hospitality. Enjoy delicious buffet breakfasts and authentic Sicilian lunches on our panoramic poolside restaurant terrace. With swimming pool and free car park, Villa Angela offers an unforgettable vacation in romantic rooms (all with free wi-fi, air conditioning/heating, furnished balconies and breathtaking views) amidst the warmth and hospitality of a splendid Sicilian residence. ... more   less 
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