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Hotel Villa Ducale

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Chandigarh, India
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My cousin receommended Villa Ducale to us and we booked it last minute not knowing what to expect. What we found was a lovely little hotel managed by some very lovely people. From the moment we got there , they made us feel so welcomed and at home. We went straight to the lovely terrace restaurant to have our welcome...

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

Dear Friends Thank you so much for your kind words, we are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and hope that you will come back soon. Please send our regards to your cousins tell them that we are waiting for them to come back. Ciao Paolo

NY
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Wow, when you first drive up to this mountaintop boutique hotel you never expect what a treat you are in for. Once through the gates and into the small but fabulously rustic reception area, you are met with staff (Martina), who could not provide you with more service. We really felt catered to. The rooms were perfect! Clean, updated and...

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

Dear Max, 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...

Jersey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful stay at Villa Ducale - location was fantastic with superb views across to Mount Etna and the coast. All of the staff were excellent - so friendly and accommodating - nothing was too much trouble. The food was delicious. Sheer luxury - we would love to come back. Keith and Sarah, Jersey, Channel islands

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Dear Sarah, Thank you for your praises. Come and see us again soon, there's a chilled glass of Prosecco waiting for you on the terrace. Ciao Paolo

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For our first anniversary a seven night stay in Sicily seemed a great fit. Having organised a transfer from Catania airport to the hotel, we were met by Umberto, a very friendly driver with a great sense of humour who gave us some helpful recommendations and got us to Hotel Villa Ducale in around 45 mins. Upon arrival we were...

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

Dear Patrick, thank you for your glorious review, We are glad you liked what you saw. Our Annex Luxury design Suites have just been totally refurbished and enjoy the best views of main land Italy and the strait of Messina, just where In Greek mythology, Scylla the monster lived and on the other side her counterpart Charybdis. The two sides...

Sheringham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 5 days at this lovely hotel to celebrate our pearl wedding anniversary. From the moment we arrived we couldn't fault a thing. The room was delightful, the view of Etna from our terrace just superb. Breakfasts were a feast and we loved all the little extras at tea time and early evening. The staff couldn't have been better....

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

Dear Friends, I am delighted to hear that you have enjoyed your stay at Villa Ducale, I hope that we will be part of your memories forever. See you again for your Ruby anniversary and why not even next year..... All the best Paolo

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was excellent and friendly. I had to see a doctor and the hotel had one there, at my room door, within 15 minutes. The view of the village below and of course the volcano are stunning. Breakfast was delicious and they will make anything to order (eggs any style) you like. The greeted us with a drink and...

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

Dear Friends, We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and hope the views, tastes and memories of Taormina will stay with you throughout the long winter months. Kind regards Paolo

Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would come back to this beautiful paradise in a minute. Views to die for, EVERYWHERE! Words cant describe the vacation of a lifetime. We will try to come back next year and book with this Villa again. PERFECT!

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

Dear Friends, Thank you so much for your kind words, we are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and hope that you will come back soon. all the best Paolo

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff at Villa Ducale are extremely helpful, attentive and care about your stay. Great breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner. A wonderful view over Taormina and a lovely stroll down to the town. The hotel picks you up to back up. Fantasic service

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

Dear Friends, Thank you so much for your kind words, we are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and our. Please tell your friends, if they are as nice as you then we'd love to meet them too! Ciao Paolo

Hjo, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic service and very friendly staff. Nice rooms with an amazing view iver Taormina, Etna and the Naxos Bay. This is the best hotel we ever have stayed at in Europe!! You will not be disapointed.

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

Dear Silltrut, thank you for your positive review, at Villa Ducale you need to slow down and savour every moment, every detail. We want your time with us to be an experience. See you soon rgds Paolo

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the few hotels that i have revisited more than once and for good reason.The service is second to none, the breakfast is delicious, especially the pastries, the room service/ cleaning was ridiculously efficient (i think they may have visited the room about four times a day!) Nothing was too much trouble. The staff are completely charming...

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Dear friends, thank you for your glorious review. Villa Ducale is Ideal for those who dream of a holiday surrounded by those thousand little details that are the unmistakable signature of the house. Take care Paolo

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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: $232 - $625 (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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#1 Luxury Hotel in Taormina
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“all have excellent views; all are different; all are quiet.”
Charlotte1953, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Get the rooms with views of Mt. Etna. We were lucky to there during a time of eruption, and the view from our room as well as from the hotel's dining room were magnificent.”
P5676IUtimothyc, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“The new Villa Suites are stunning!!!”
Teenie1027, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Relax and enjoy the wonderful hospitality in a magnificent hotel, beautiful setting and”
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“Rooms 10 and 12”
460MikeB460, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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