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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

New Rooms with perfekt aircondition. Tasteful. 4 points. With plus. Breakfast 3 points, could be more offers. Service very good and friendly, familiar athmosphete. Thanks to Claudia. The pool very fresh. And quiet. The Garden needs à bit of gardering but it Will be fixed I suppose. Thanks// Helena von Elern & Gun Sandstedt August 2016

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Kenneth City, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

As much as I wanted to enjoy our stay here, we could not, as we gad NO HOT WATER! 2 triple deluxe rooms and one double, 8 family members all together, we had to all take very cold showers. Complaints to management was met with run the water for 10 minutes!explained we ran water for 30 minutes and still no... More 

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Paris, France
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

The manager of this place is a living ad for Airbnb. I'm a pretty easy hotel customer and I seldom complain. But I really feel this time was too much to let it go, and that the troubles my girlfriend and I went through are there to stay. We spent 3 nights there. The hotel must've been a beauty 20... More 

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Thank AntoineHague
hotelvillariis, Direttore at Hotel Villa Riis, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Hague, we are sorry if you are unsatisfied, but our price are right in line with all other hotels in the area so our intention is not to rob the customers, rather to make their stay as pleasant as possible. Our parking fee is no secret in fact it is one of the first things that our receptionists... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

This cannot be classed as a hotel. Under no circumstances would I ever stay there again. Having booked a week's accommodation I moved out after one night (manager woudl not refund any of the money I paid) as the room was filthy, an antiquated odour, broken furniture, broken aircon, bathroom outdated (no toilet paper), no internet access in bedroom, no... More 

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hotelvillariis, Direttore at Hotel Villa Riis, responded to this review

Kind Madame, we think that you have been in another stucture because in that period our hotel was closed. We invite you to search the correct hotel. Kind regards Hotel Villa Riis More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a week and loved every second! We read mixed reviews on Tripadvisor but thought we'd give it a go as the decor looked amazing! On arrival, we were upgraded to an incredible corner balcony room and went straight to the pool to relax after our flight! The hotel is just a 1 minute... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

I really wanted to like this place because the views are amazing - but I really hated it. Stayed just 2 days and then had to move to another hotel. The place was very old and rundown and our room smelled very bad.

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Zürich, Schweiz
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Positive: Nice location, great old building, gourgeous breakfast room. Historicising interior decoration, although probably not truely old. Personell very friendly! Breakfast is good. This is Italy, not Germany... Negative: Overpriced (as most things in Taormina are). Many many details needed to be improved but are not. Management seems not to care, as long as guest pay. Surroundings, beautiful by nature,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

avoid this hotel at all costs. If everything else is booked, find a beach to sleep on. Where do I start? No wifi in first room, I was here for work so got them to move me to a room next to reception which is the only place it works. For an extra charge of 70 euro per night because... More 

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hotelvillariis, Direttore at Hotel Villa Riis, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we are sorry you didin't enjoy your stay at our hotel. As you can read on our website ( and we think you read it since you made your reservation through our website), the wi-fi is available only in the common areas (breakfast room and lobby). We found a room that was suitable to your need but it... More 

Island of Malta, Malta
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Apart from the location of the hotel which is very central, the rest was disappointing. Hotel is in need of refurbishment and general cleanliness and service is very poor. I would not recommend this hotel to anyone. Rachid the receptionist was very kind and helpful.

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hotelvillariis, Direttore generale at Hotel Villa Riis, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we are sorry you didn't enjoy your stay at our hotel. Our staff is very attentitive to cleaness and to fulfill our guest needs. The hotel was recently renowed, we invite you to come again and see for yourselg. Kind regards More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

This is a beautiful old hotel with lovely furnishings and spectacular views from the rooms and breakfast room. The rooms are a little dated but it did add to the charm. The bathroom could have been a little nicer but for the price it was more than I expected overall. There were a few bugs flying around because of the... More 

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hotelvillariis, Responsabile reception at Hotel Villa Riis, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank yu for your comment and we are looking forward to your next stay. Kind regards. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Vill Riis is a 4 - star , Baroque style hotel in the real centre on Taormina, only 10 meters from the main avenue Corso Umberto. All rooms are facing the Golf of Taormina and the lovely, always green park and on the right one can enjoy the view of the Mount Etna. Clients can enjoy an amazing sunset on the hotel's terrace while taking a sip of the local wines and listening the relaxing music.During the hot days our clients can refresh themselves in the outdoor swimming pool or they can simply relax by the pool or in the pool-bar. For the lovers of active holidays there is a tennis court which is surrounded by the trees and so offers a refreshing shadow while one is playing. Hotel Villa Riis collaborates with the City of Taormina and the Taormina Art so we are always informed about what is going on in Taormina and we keep informed also our clients by apdating our web site each day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Villa Riis

Address: Via Don Pietro Rizzo 13, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Taormina
Price Range: $123 - $358 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Villa Riis 4*
Number of rooms: 44
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Also Known As:
Riis Hotel Taormina
Hotel Villa Riis Taormina, Sicily
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#38 Luxury Hotel in Taormina
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