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Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo

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#9 of 90 hotels in Sicily
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Travelers' Choice 2019 Winner
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Set high in the rocky hills on the East coast of the island, with Mount Etna as a backdrop, Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo has always been one of the favourite destinations of both Hollywood’s and Europe’s most prominent stars; from Sofia Loren to Audrey Hepburn, from Marcello Mastroianni to Liz Taylor. Adjacent to the Greek Theatre, the hotel was first built in 1873 and is surrounded by a six-acre park and magnificent gardens where the panoramic pool is located. Widely considered to be the most luxurious hotel in Taormina, it boasts 70 splendid rooms and suites, each decorated in a fresh Sicilian style that blends modern innovation with local artisan traditions. This historical hotel is well known for its “Literary Terrace” which has always been a preferred meeting spot for illustrious guests thanks to its breathtaking panorama. Dining facilities include the Restaurant with an enchanting view of Mount Etna combined with typical Sicilian and Mediterranean cuisine. The Pool Restaurant offers brick-oven pizza, a salad buffet and freshly caught fish, it is the perfect place for a light lunch or a snack. The wellness centre offers signature treatments made from local flowers and fruit essences. A fitness centre and a panoramic swimming-pool are also available Guests can benefit of the complimentary shuttle to the private beach at sister property Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, in Taormina Mare, boasting new exclusive cabanas, as well as the daily mini-cruise by private boat to explore the beauties of the coast (available during summer). The Smile Club with an English-speaking supervisor is available at sister property Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea to entertain the younger guests with lots of fun and exciting activities.
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Property amenities
Restaurant
Pool
Room service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Airport transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Minibar
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Park View
Romantic
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121Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
55Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Although eye-wateringly expensive, the standard of service here was top-notch. Our "town view" classic room in the annexe was disappointingly small and faced a rock wall. That apart, the bar and restaurant were superb, with stunning views of the sea and Etna. The Wellness
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Response from gm-timeo, Direttore generale at Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo
Responded 6 days ago
Dear patrickjsumner, I would like to thank you for taking the time to write your feedback about your recent stay at Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo. I appreciated your lovely comments about the hotel location and the superb service in our bar and restaurant, but I'm very sorry to read that in this circumstance, we did not fully meet your expectations in terms of room facilities. Be assured that we take good note of your preferences and we will make sure to accomodate your requests next time if your travel plans will take you back to Taormina. Thank you again for your feedback and I remain at your complete disposal. Best Regards, Stefano Geagnacorsi General Manager
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We stayed 3 nights in May at this wonderful hotel. We were upgraded to a junior suite with a fabulous view of the coastline and Mt Edna. The location was perfect next to the Ancient Greek theatre and in middle of town.
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Response from gm-timeo, Direttore generale at Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo
Responded 1 week ago
Dear chrise20152015, Thank you for this very kind feedback following your recent stay with us. We are glad to learn that you had a memorable time with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best Regards, Stefano Gegnacorsi General Manager
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I stayed at the Belmond Timeo recently with my partner and I have to say it was an amazing experience. From the moment we arrived until we left. The staff were super friendly, efficient, welcoming and generous with their time and their knowledge. The rooms were immaculate and
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Response from gm-timeo, Direttore generale at Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Alan, I wish to express my most sincere gratitude for this wonderful review posted on TripAdvisor. It was indeed a great pleasure for all of us to have you staying with us. We very much appreciated your posted comments and I will be happy to share them with all the staff at Grand Hotel Timeo. We cannot wait until your next time! Best Regards, Stefano Gegnacorsi General Manager
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This hotel and the staff within it are simply outstanding. The property is amazing, the view is breathtaking and when partnered with world class service it makes an unbeatable combination. One of the best experiences I have encountered.
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Response from gm-timeo, Direttore generale at Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Meander34727391649, Thank you for such a delightful review regarding your recent stay at the Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo. We are thrilled to read that everything about your experience with us was outstanding and we hope to have the chance of welcoming you back again very soon. Best Regards, Stefano Gegnacorsi General Manager
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We only spent one night here at the end of a two week trip to Italy and would have extended our stay if time permitted. The property and hotel is just magnificent, staff could not do enough, including preparing a light breakfast for us delivered to our room at 5:30 AM. One
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Response from gm-timeo, Direttore generale at Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Y1864BXsusanr, Thank you for sharing your kind feedback regarding your recent stay at the Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo. I'm glad to learn that you appreciated our magnificent location and the service provided by our amazing staff, that contributed in render your time with us a most enjoyable one. I wish also to thank you for your comments about the shower facilities in your room, that we find very constructive. Looking forward to your next visit, please do not hesitate to contact us for any assistance needed. Best Regards, Stefano Gegnacorsi General Manager
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PRICE RANGE
$584 - $2,464 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
nh hotels taorminagrand hotel taorminagrand hotel timeotimeo hotel sicily
LOCATION
ItalySicilyProvince of MessinaTaormina
NUMBER OF ROOMS
70
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