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Hotel Villa Dorata

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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place. Small rooms but adequate. Located near the southern accesses to Mt. Etna it is a great location. Our gps in the car could not bring up the location but we had a general idea from google maps that did not work without wifi. Sign on the main road small. If you get to the gondola... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our night in this hotel, who in fact is an old princesses house in the years 1900... The employees are very kind, the food is excellent, and the place is really peacefull. The rooms are very big and the bathrooms are new, and you can enjoy the view from the window on the sea.... For those who... More 

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

A long and windy drive up the side of Mount Etna in the dark was very exciting in pursuit of our hotel. At last we found it. The only guests that night, it was like an old movie, they were waiting for us with open arms. guiseppe helped with bags and showed us to our exceptional room, beautifully lavishly decorated... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We booked the hotel by mistake (a mistake expedia made) not knowing how far it actually was from everything. The hotel is great if you have a car and staying for a 2 days or so. The manager is really friendly and helpful, he even brought us somewhere else because my sister didn't want to stay due to the location.... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We stayed overnight in this great Little hotel. Build in the beginning of 1900, big rooms all ensuite. The old stile is still here and you will feel very luxerius looking up to the vulcano Etna at one side and a breathtaking wiew over Catania and lanscape. The food and breakfast was very good för the low price we paid.

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New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We spent a couple of nights during the month of August 2014. The hotel il great and very well furnished. The chef prepares great meals with products of the area and the staff is very friendly. We highly recommend this hotel!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

We spent one night in this hotel and we are very satisfied. The staff is friendly, the chef is very good and rooms are clean, comfotable and beautiful. There also is a wild fox (friend of the chef) that sometimes comes to greet the tourist. The hotel is located in an house of the first '900, formiture and floors are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

I have been to Villa Dorata and i Found a paradise, the place is just under new management and so was not really sponsored,we found an indication and so decided to come in, from outside does not express what the beauty is inside, we entered the hotel and were shocked by the luxury and the nice furniture, in fact the... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Absolutely charming and located not far from the main crater of Mt. Etna volcano, the Villa Dorata hotel is in an old princely residence, now completely renovated. Its decor us in a delightful period style and some of the period furniture belonged to the original villa; there are nine double bedrooms and you will find everything you need to make your stay comfortable; what is more, Villa Dorata has one of the most extensive and lovely views in Sicily. In addition to enjoying fine hospitality, guests can take guided tours to Etna's craters, go trekking in Sicily's parks and nature reserves, or relax on lovely beaches, from Taormina Giardini Naxos to the most southern coasts of Sicily, and visit some of the most beautiful seaside places in Italy. There are also wonderful food and wine routes for visitors to enjoy, as well as artistic-cultural tours of the Sicilian baroque towns in Val di Noto. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Villa Dorata

Address: Contrada Serra la Nave SNC | Versante Etna Sud, 95030 Ragalna, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Ragalna
Price Range: $50 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Villa Dorata 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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