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The Ashbee Hotel

#13 of 88 Hotels in Taormina
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

super hotel in beautiful grounds providing the ultimate getaway holiday. 25 rooms only so very quiet and peaceful. not much to do if you have kids, probably good to hire a car as plenty to see including mount etna etc. canno fault the hotel- superb breakfast with super views and excellent staff. Small but lovely pool- no need to pre-book... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Check in quick and friendly and bags taken to room whilst escorted to bar for introductory juice. Room away from main building no problem but if you want a view must go top floor. We had what is described as garden view but it was a private small terrace surrounded by bushes. Suited us out of the sun but there... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely hotel in an idyllic location, it would have been perfect apart from the room, the infamous no 37!! As per previous feedback this room is right next to the main road in Taormina with constant traffic and although we asked for a balcony it was in the sun all day with no canopy, hence we didn't... More 

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Thank Wendy H
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In my opinion it is not situated in a tranquil corner of Taormina as our holiday brochure quoted. If you pay extra for a balcony you could find yourself adjacent to the busy, noisy main road with its toxic fumes.

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Thank FY58LCF
Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really amazing spot with a real classic feel. Such a quiet place to hide away from the buys winding roads. Could have been anywhere, we had dinner here as we read the menu as we walked passed it and it looked lovely. It is expensive and upper class but I don't think that effects the clientele. If you want... More 

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Thank Amber G
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having read the other recent reviews of the hotel, I realise that there is little more to add other than to agree wholeheartedly with those fellow travellers. The Ashbee Hotel is perfect in almost every way and the staff are superb. A special mention should be made for the best barman - Francesco for whom nothing was too much trouble... More 

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Kintbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit to this wonderful hotel. Staff can't do enough for you. Bedrooms are luxurious with all accessories that you could need. Breakfast on the roof terrace in the morning sun with wonderful views over Taormina- such a romantic way to start the day. Comfortable sun loungers and not forgetting the infinity pool. This is our second visit and we'll... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Hotel is quiet and exclusive. An oasis of calm from the busy streets in the old town. A mature hotel with helpful and discreet staff. Rooms are tastefully decorated. Food (breakfast) was plentiful and delicious. Overall a great place for couples - leave the kids at home and enjoy the tranquility ! Rita on reception was particularly helpful - a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Step off the busy and bustling streets of Taormina and in through the iron gates into a quiet haven scented with honeysuckle and the sound of songbirds. Generous room, and bed, beautiful gardens overlooking the sea. Great service. Highlight is breakfast served from a roof top terrace with views of mountains and swallows swooping overhead.

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Punta del Este, Uruguay
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

This Hotel is outstanding. Beautifull building, beautifull gardens, incredible views. The staff attention is excellent. Breakfast is very good. Located at a short walk to the old town, very well located. I would go back 100 times.

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in a peaceful 20th century Sicilian Villa in the heart of Taormina. The House was built in the 1908’s by Colonel Shaw-Hellier who commissioned the famous Architect Charles Robert Ashbee, English designer and entrepreneur, prime mover of the Arts & Craft movement. Easy to locate, just few steps from the main street and chic boutiques of Taormina, the hotel offers easy access to the main theatres, museums and all over objects arts, historical heritage of the city.A short walk leads to famous restaurants, to enjoy an excellent cuisine.Today, this new charming house offers some of the finest accommodation in Sicily. With 25 guestrooms and suite, you will find everything required for a relaxing stay, screwing up one’s eye to English style, representative symbol of The Ashbee Hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ashbee Hotel

Address: Viale San Pancrazio n. 46, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Taormina
Price Range: $375 - $1,020 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Ashbee Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 25
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The Ashbee Hotel Taormina, Sicily
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#10 Luxury Hotel in Taormina
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