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Hotel Villa Ducale

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Let me start by saying that I would absolutely recommend this hotel to anyone going to Taormina. There are so many amazing aspects to a stay here. In particular, the location and views are outstanding. I've never received a better welcome than when we arrived here. The decor is chic but relaxing, the snacks and canapés are a lovely touch,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Absolutely nothing to fault. The most beautiful views, a really intimate, beautifully designed space, goregous food and, the icing on the cake? The best staff EVER. Santi, Martina, they were all absolutely lovely, made us very pleased indeed that we'd opted for an exclusive boutique hotel rather than one of the bigger, more obviously 'showy' hotels. It was a truly... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had such a happy 3 days at this wonderful boutique hotel with the most incredible, friendly, helpful staff ever encountered. Nothing was too much trouble for them and we were made to feel totally at home straight away. The shuttle down (and back!) to Taormina was very efficient and saved a lot of effort in August's searing heat! I... More 

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35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This small boutique hotel has grand views, high standards, great rooms with super views, and food and warm responsive customer service. We stayed 3 nights and wish we would have had more time relaxing. From it's lofty perch, we can admire Etna, watch ships coming into port and see down the coast well beyond Catania. Rise from your comfortable bed... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful, modern, and private room, gorgeous view, unbelievable, courteous staff, awesome breakfast. I just stayed one night and had to check out at noon, which is more liberal than other hotels in the area. I had a few hours until my flight, and even after checking out the staff brought me coffee.

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VillaDucale, Manager at Hotel Villa Ducale, responded to this review

Dear Jamesmichener, Thank you for your review, it was nice meeting you too. Join us in a world of uncomplicated luxury and unwind with uninterrupted views of majestic Mount Etna and the twinkling Ionian sea. Villa Ducale Taormina's Boutique Hotel. We hope to see you again soon Hotel Villa Ducale Taormina's Boutique Hotel Paolo More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at Villa Ducale for three nights on the first leg of our Sicilian holiday and the experience was impossible to match everywhere else we went! Upon arrival, we were shown to the balcony with breathtaking views of the coast, offered a welcome drink and talked through a map and given expert advice on the area for any activity... More 

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VillaDucale, Manager at Hotel Villa Ducale, responded to this review

Dear Zoe, Thank you very much for your fantastic review. Yes it is true it is always nice to leave the cherry for last :-) As you have experienced our motto is "Make yourself at home" Our restaurant is popular for his unique recepies that captures our story using local flavours and traditions. See you soon Hotel Villa Ducale Taormina's... More 

Marlborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our 5th visit and it just gets better and better. The rooms have been refurbished to an even higher standard but the one thing that cannot be improved upon is the warmth of the reception from every member of staff. Nothing is too much trouble for them and they truly make you feel at home and part of... More 

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VillaDucale, Manager at Hotel Villa Ducale, responded to this review

Dear Philip and Marion (I guess) ... Thank you for your positive review. It was nice seeing you again, you always bring us great enthusiasm and positivity….. we hope to have another chance next year too. Hotel Villa Ducale Taormina's Boutique Hotel Take care Paolo More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The whole experience was fantastic. The Villa itself was lovely, the service exceptional, the food terrific, but above all , it was the friendliness and hospitality showed by all of the staff that made this a trip to remember. We will be back !

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VillaDucale, Manager at Hotel Villa Ducale, responded to this review

Dear Jengle4, thank you for your wonderful review. In 1990 the Quartucci’s opened Villa Ducale with an ambition to create a boutique hotel that captured the very best of Taormina and Sicily. The plan was to deliver a service experience equal to the very best hotels in Italy. Our purpose has not diminished over the intervening years, this winter we... More 

Albany, New York
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our second visit to Villa Ducale. We visited Sicily foe the first time 2 years ago and loved it so much that we decided to visit again to visit some of the p,aces we did not have time to see the first time. Everyone at Villa Ducale welcomed us like old friends and we admired all of the... More 

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VillaDucale, Manager at Hotel Villa Ducale, responded to this review

Dear Susan, Thank you for your positive review. It was nice seeing you again, we hope to have another chance next year too. Take care Slow down and savour every moment, every detail. We want your time with us to be an experience that will live long in the memory for all the best reasons. Hotel Villa Ducale Taormina's Boutique... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The boutique hotel is located high above old Taormina. The staff including Santi could not do enough for us including pre and post visit requests. They kindly arranged our onward journey and offered a shuttle to and from the old centre. The hotel is very friendly offering afternoon teas and drinks on their spectacular deck. Obviously returning guests are treated... More 

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VillaDucale, Manager at Hotel Villa Ducale, responded to this review

Dear Chris, Thank you very much for your fantastic review. As you have experienced our motto is "Make yourself at home" Our restaurant is popular for his unique recepies that captures our story using local flavours and traditions. Hotel Villa Ducale Taormina's Boutique Hotel Paolo More 

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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 HIP hotels, is incredibly pretty, with flowers and colours adorning every angle, and a view to die for.Every bedroom is individually designed with the highest attention to detail, furnished with great taste in a mix of Sicilian traditional and Italian design contemporary style, 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.Free shuttle to center and the beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Villa Ducale

Address: via Leonardo da Vinci 60, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Taormina
Price Range: $174 - $619 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Villa Ducale 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Ducale Hotel Taormina
Hotel Villa Ducale Taormina, Sicily
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