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Reviewed 1 week ago

Imagine from the time you open your curtains until the sunsets on the balcony you will see Etna. you will never forget the colours of the skies around Etna as you sip your coffee or cocktails. The hotel is well placed, spotlessly clean but a bit drab in its decor. Think of french parisiene style that needs bringing in to...

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Worthing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely place for some quiet chilled out time, beautiful views over Etna a very beautiful villa. We stayed in one of the small chalets down at the bottom with a great terrace to relax with a glass of something chilled (rooms come with mini fridges) . The rooms are clean and of a good size with great...

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Hillsborough, Northern ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a typical family run hotel nestled high above Taormina in the village of Castelmola. Spotlessly clean, excellent service and views of Mount Etna to die for. Breakfast was limited same as most other Italian hotels. Plenty of parking space unlike Taormina hotels.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 24, 2016

We spent a week in this beautiful hotel at the end of September. The views from the restaurant are stunning and the decor is authentic and rustic but luxurious. We didn't have the best room, we decided not to upgrade to the recommended Etna view rooms because we knew we would be out exploring most of the time. The shower...

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London
Reviewed October 11, 2016

We stayed here for three nights in September. Hotel has beautiful grounds and nice views. Breakfast room was beautiful. Staff were friendly especially one gentlemen at reception ( unfortunately I don't remember is name). He was very helpful and nice to us. Our room was not the best. Quite small while bathroom was absolutely massive and basically empty while in...

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exeter
Reviewed October 8, 2016

We were upgraded to room 409, a very nice room, bit on the dark side due to no window but it does have a nice balcony with magnificent view of mount Etna and its so quiet.The shower is a bit on the tiny side, but that appears to be the norm, a bath would have been nice.The staff are really...

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Rhondda
Reviewed October 4, 2016

This is a slightly old fashioned hotel but that's what I liked. It has kept it's character and charm. Our room was spacious and clean. The terrace was huge, but I did pay extra for that. The food was good at the hotel, there is no dress code. The pool was small, but I tend to go off exploring rather...

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Wales
Reviewed October 2, 2016

Stayed here for two nights, as part of a tour. It was one of the best hotels we stayed in on this tour. Both of our rooms had balconies, with a bowl of grapes and strawberries in the rooms. The rooms were a good size, with a fine bathroom. The breakfast was lovely, with very nice waiter service for hot...

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Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Lovely location, a better choice than Taormina below. Quiet & chilled atmosphere. Staff are attentive & friendly. The facilities are fine. The room was functional yet clean. It's an ideal base to explore from. Overall, it's difficult to be too critical.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 26, 2016

We stayed at Villa Sonia in September. you get a wonderful view of Mount Etna from the Terrance and the pool area and also from the Garden Cottage, where we stayed. The cottage consists of a large bedroom, bathroom with shower, minibar, television, a sitting room with table and sofa and air conditioning in both rooms. You also have your...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Villa Sonia is a historic rural home situated in Castelmola in the district of Taormina where a real corner of “Paradise” awaits you. A charming residence surrounded by green vegetation and having as much tranquility as one would desire, ideal for romantic escapes or family holidays. Ensuring your relaxation are its position, structure and the professionalism of its qualified staff, which provide the facilities that enable you to spend all the time you want to, reliving ancient times and rediscovering unique flavours that only a land as rich and generous as “Sicily” can give you. Tradition, love and hospitality for every single characteristic and detail distinguish our rooms and accompany our guests in the best periods of the year. The hotel is set in a unique and silent natural environment, yet just a few kilometers from Taormina and the sea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Villa Sonia

Address: Via Porta Mola 9, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Castelmola
Price Range: $90 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Villa Sonia 4*
Number of rooms: 42
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“Lots of steps to the bungalows”
 of 5 bubbles Y6220IPsharonb, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Any with a vireo of Mount Etna.”
 of 5 bubbles RADINT, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Avoid the lift area because it can be noisy. 301, 401, 501 etc.”
 of 5 bubbles MandyE257, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
“avoid room 301”
 of 5 bubbles KIM8899, Oct 11, 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with a view of Mount Etna”
 of 5 bubbles allenexeter, Oct 8, 2016 | Read review
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