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“Gorgeous guesthouse”
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Isoco Guesthouse
Ranked #4 of 119 Taormina B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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“Gorgeous guesthouse”
Reviewed April 17, 2013

We stayed at Isoco guesthouse for 2 days. It is a great place to stay to explore Taormina! The rooms were very cool and had themes in each of them! Showers were clean and hot! Jacuzzi was great - we had wine and chilled overlooking the stunning views from the guesthouse! Michele was very hospitable and recommended the best restaurants and places to go!! This is a gem of a place - make sure you stay here! Breakfast was great aswell - Michele is always cooking something yummy and new :)

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
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burlington vermont
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Reviewed April 1, 2013

If you like off beat, quirky guest houses, this is the place. Uber friendly staff, fabulous breakfast, and really imaginative decoration with more than a touch of whimsy. Excellent view, especially from the rooftop jacuzzi. Only drawback is that bathrooms, although private, are across the hall from the rooms. However, this is a small price to pay for the pleasure of staying someplace that is so welcoming and just plain fun.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Huntsville, Alabama
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Reviewed January 3, 2013

Isoco was a great place to relax and see Tourmina. The locality is perfect: close enough to walk, but far enough to not hear late night bars. Michele is a perfect host and speaks english. Private parking is also a great advantage.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed December 26, 2012

Michele is multi-lingual, and breakfast caters to multi-cultural preferences. Rooms & baths cleaned daily, computer for guests. Location excellent & safe for walking to bustling village, to the beach, or up the mountain. Enjoy the water view from rooms and fantastic roof garden patio. Very nice market open 6 days conveniently down the street, and we found much evening entertainment in late October and early November. Michele packed us a GENEROUS breakfast/lunch bag "to go" and arranged early morning taxi for our 7 a.m. departure! Quirky art; bookcase and travel info for guests to explore, and yes, this is Italy: compact baths & rooms, and many steps, surrounded by lush trees and flowers. We were asked to not use a credit card to pay for the room, so we got cash at atm in the tourist area.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed December 25, 2012

Michele was very welcoming and the room was very cute - Botticelli-inspired! The view of the Ionian Coast from my room was very special and the centre of Taormina was a very short walk away. There are some nice spots on the terrace to sit, drink and relax and the spa is also a nice touch! I highly recommend this B & B!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled solo
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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed December 20, 2012

Isoco is maybe the best option in Taormina. It's affordable, a short walk from all the hubbub on the main drag, has a wonderful view from the rooftop. The breakfast is amazing and Michele is a gracious host. The rooms are a little small but they are impeccably clean, comfortable and stylish.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled solo
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed December 17, 2012

This is a unique guesthouse. Each room is inspired by a different artist. There are beautiful sea views with balconies, the host is terrific, very friendly and helpful and the breakfast is memorable. It is served in a beautiful indoor/outdoor space. The lazy susan with breakfast food overflows! I highly recommend it.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Isoco Guesthouse

Property: Isoco Guesthouse
Address: Salita Branco 2, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy (Formerly Isoco Pensione)
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Taormina
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 119 B&Bs / Inns in Taormina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Isoco Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In Taormina the Isoco offers a better accomodation alternative to lodging compared to the usual overnight stay or long stay in a hotel or pensione. In fact each room is dedicated to a different artist, which makes them specially personalized and distinguishes them from the anonymous rooms of a Pensione or Hotel. Having just a few rooms, The Isoco also offers a friendly, familiar and welcoming atmosphere. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Isoco Pensione Hotel Taormina
Isoco Guesthouse Taormina, Sicily

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