Villa Sirina is a small smart hotel (posh B&B) situated between Taormina and Giardini Naxos. The hotel is right next to a hospital but this did not cause any disturbance. It's a good location for visiting Mount Etna as well as the tourist area of Taormina.
We arrived dead on 2pm and wandered round the back to disturb the owners at lunch. That said, we were efficiently checked in and had our luggage transferred to our room on the first floor (no lift). Room was fine, a small balcony and seaview were very pleasant. I found the room very hot for sleeping (even though air-con appeared on), but problem was solved with the arrival of a fan the next evening when Salvatore realised his guest was not very happy. There is a fridge in the room which has a notice stating that any non-hotel items found in it will be removed! Bathroom was compact and quite cleverly designed with a good sized shower and plenty of hot water. Hotel also has free wifi (ask for ticket at desk) which was good for my laptop but couldn't connect the phone to it.
There is free parking, but it can be difficult sometimes to turn the car around if you have a large car and on several occasions we had to reverse down the hill, a little tricky.
Breakfast is served in the dining room from 8-10am with an extremely wide choice of things to choose from. There was bread, jam, fruit, cakes, cheese, bacon & scrambled eggs to name a few. Also tea, coffee and fresh fruit juice. Singing is also the order of the day and just makes you smile!
There is no restaurant so evening meals must be taken out. We mostly travelled up to Taormina by car (ask for car park discount voucher) where there are numerous restaurants/pizzerias to choose from with a variety of prices to match. Mostly where we ate we paid between €40 and €60 for two courses and mineral water only.
Once you engage the family in conversation they do all they can to help and to make your stay as enjoyable as possible and are very proud of their hotel.
Note: (At the time of writing there is building work across the main road so related noise is inevitable at present, but it looks to be completed fairly soon)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Villa Sirina is a historic villa located at the foot of Taormina with a wonderful view of the blue sea of Giardini-Naxos Bay, immersed in a valley filled with citrus tree groves and oleanders and surrounded by the scents and colours typical of this land. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Sirina Hotel Taormina
- Hotel Villa Sirina Taormina, Sicily