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Hotel Villa Sonia

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Crawley
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Villa Sonia has a beautiful view of Mount Etna and surrounding countryside. Spending a day at the lovely pool is enhanced by that view, as is the dining terrace. It's a shame that the food does not live up to the surroundings, especially the breakfast which is a little bland. The hotel feels a little 'tired' and whilst comfortable... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a tricky review to write because we are repeat visitors to the Hotel Villa Sonia, we love it, and we will continue to visit…but we were also struck by the sad decline in this hotel. That said, now we have altered/reduced expectations, we would hope to not be disappointed on our next visit. What’s good? The setting. Castelmola... More 

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely hotel, amazing views across to Mount Etna and the surrounding valley. We stayed in a red room, excellent quality room with a jacuzzi bath, bide and a separate wc and shower. A private garden. A strenuous walk up to the main building, not suitable for people who are less mobile. Good house keeping of rooms. A super swimming... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On July 30th, I made a reservation for 2 rooms, 2 nights at Hotel Villa Sonia for mid September. I made my reservation through Trip Advisor for a reasonable price. The next day, I called the hotel directly to check my reservation. I spoke to a gentleman who immediately saw my reservation on his system and confirmed that we booked... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at a week here in July. We upgraded to a mount etna view room. Defo worth it. The room was clean but think the bathroom could do with an upgrade quite dated. Fruit in room on arrival and during my visit it was my birthday and the hotel sent a bottle of iced procecco to our room a... More 

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Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a find! We have just returned from a short holiday at Hotel Sonia and we were not disappointed. It is situated in Castelmola; a lovely village with some great places to eat. The views were spectacular! We uses public transport to get us everywhere; you don't really need to hire a car. The bus rides are certainly memorable and... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is situated on a high point with spectacular views of Mt Etna from the lovely terrace areas at the back of the hotel. There's a shuttle down to Taormina and the small town of Castlemola is a short walk up some steps where there are plenty of good restaurants. The breakfast at the hotel was really good with... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were so lucky to have found Villa Sonia, located in stunning Castemola, beautiful spacious rooms with incredible view of Mount Etna, decorated with amazing antique furniture throughout the entire property, friendly staff, wonderful pool and amazing location! We will definitely return to Villa Sonia

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a night on our way back to Catania after two weeks I the Aeolian islands. The hotel is great and in a wonderful village on the top of a hill above Taormina. We had two rooms, which were clean and cool despite the July heat. Public areas are spacious and with phenomenal views to Etna, and... More 

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

I very nearly gave this hotel a 5* rating but for one thing; our visit in early May found the hotel quite quiet (not a bad thing), but for the first 3 days there was no bar or restaurant. It was not too much of a hardship to walk up into Castelmola and use the (very good) restauirants there, but... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet 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: $100 - $830 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Villa Sonia 4*
Number of rooms: 42
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