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Hotel Villa Sonia

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked last minute holiday so didn't really have too much time to research the area. Originally wanted to stay in Taomina, but so glad we found this little gem just slightly away from the hub of a larger town. The location is fabulous with views of the mighty etna from our terrace and also the breakfast terrace and pool .... More 

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Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived and checked into our room, the view from the balcony of Mount Enta was fantastic. You also get to enjoy this view from the breakfast and evening terrace. Throughout our stay at Hotel Villa Sonia, the staff were friendly and helpful. As I have to follow a gluten free diet, I queried the daily menu to see... More 

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Glasgow, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the positives which other reviewers have mentioned are completely true. A perfect location, beautiful pool and a hotel of considerable charm. I would disagree with it being "dated", as I found the traditional decor to be attractive and well maintained, while I also thought breakfast was both good and filling. I had one of the bedrooms without any view,... More 

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

The location is fantastic. Castelmola is a beautiful place to stay and the hotel offers amazing views over Taormina / mount etna. The pool area is also very nice with a big clean pool and a great view for sunbathing. Unfortunately the rest of the hotel was very average. The food was mediocre. The staff were hit and miss -... More 

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

What makes Villa Sonia such a delightful place to stay are its beautiful setting in the peaceful mountain village of Castelmola and the staff who provide a very high standard of service. The hotel facilities aren't extensive but there's everything you need for a relaxing stay, rooms are impeccably clean and cool. There's a lovely pool area which was quiet... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A stunning location and beautiful building with fantastic furniture. The staff are very friendly and helpful, swimming pool area is clean and quaint. Breakfast is fresh and lovely, especially the juices. Not far to walk from the main centre and the massage was great x

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Thank Sus862
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very charming hotel near Castelmola on the top of the mountain. Offers a spectacular view of the valley, the shore and Etna. It was OK to reach by car, but the trip up the mountain was long and steep. The pool area was great, clean and welcoming. The staff was very friendly and helpful - typical Sicilian hospitality. The room... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • 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: $97 - $743 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Villa Sonia 4*
Number of rooms: 42
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