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San Domenico Palace Hotel

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  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
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5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed December 14, 2017

One of the best hotels I've ever stayed in. If you want classy, smart, historical, views, service then this is it. Had four days in August this year and was bowled over. Its location just off the main street in Taormina is excellent - just...More

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Management response:Responded December 15, 2017

Dear Paul, thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at the San Domenico Palace Hotel in Taormina. It was such a great pleasure to have read your kind words about your stay with us back in August,...More

Reviewed November 23, 2017

We booked this hotel at the end of May 2017, for our honeymoon in May 2018. They took our money. Now at the end of October, they've just announced that they are closing the entire hotel for 6 months, for renovation and that our room...More

Thank AlunSheff
Management response:Responded November 30, 2017

Dear Mr. Jones, We are truly sorry for the disappointment of not being able to welcome you for your honeymoon in May 2018. The Hotel is currently under a refurbishment which started November 6th, we have to date not confirmed a future opening date yet....More

Reviewed November 21, 2017

This converted monastery is the perfect place to enjoy a visit to Taormina. The hotel is lovely, the service spot on and the food very good. Many of the rooms overlook the Ionian Sea. The lovely gardens leading down to the swimming pool are worth...More

Thank Terence J
Management response:Responded November 23, 2017

Dear Terence, thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at the San Domenico Palace Hotel in Taormina. It was a great pleasure to have read your positive feedback you have experienced with us. We would like to...More

Reviewed November 12, 2017

This was an excellent hotel in an excellent location...The room was a good size but fairly plane but all the public areas were finished to a very high standard and the service was excellent. We enjoyed a fantastic meal at their 2 Michelin star restaurant...More

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Management response:Responded November 12, 2017

Dear G-Star-Scuba, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us at the San Domenico Palace Hotel in Taormina. It was a pleasure to read your overall positive feedback regarding your wonderful stay with us and having experienced our outlets...More

Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for five nights for our honeymoon and had a great time. The bedroom had a wonderful balcony with a view straight out to sea and was extremely comfortable. The hotel is old fashioned in an elegant way and I hope the forthcoming...More

Thank Tom M
Management response:Responded November 9, 2017

Dear Tom, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at the San Domenico Palace Hotel, Taormina. It was a pleasure to read your kind words of appreciation giving your feedback about our team with special mention about our concierge...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Center with Internet Access
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
$57 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Taormina
#11 Luxury Hotel in Taormina
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$57 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Taormina
#11 Luxury Hotel in Taormina
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Phil B
June 28, 2017|
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Response from thedubfamily | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I agree the restaurants apart from breakfast are formal and lack buzzy atmosphere that kids like. there are so many good places to find in the town, you will want to wander out each night/lunch.
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Cas01
May 31, 2017|
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Response from SJFM3 | Reviewed this property |
Their drinks bar is expensive. I did say don't go if you can't afford it. Just enjoy the scenery and eat and drink elsewhere because it will be cheaper. Anyway I hope you enjoyed your stay.
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Jean S
April 7, 2017|
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Response from Simon274 | Reviewed this property |
No idea - I did not have a car.
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"Get a room with views over the Ionian Sea"
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"Ask for a room overlooking the sea."
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"The basic room is comfortable but pretty basic for this standard of hotel...may be worth an upgrade but I..."
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"Sea view are the best options"
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