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Hotel Villa Ducale

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Sitting atop the cliffs of Taormina lays the perfect hotel in friendliness, cleanliness and customer service. The panoramic view of the bay is breathtaking. The attentiveness of Paolo and his staff are second to none. Nothing was left to chance on our stay. The room...More

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Response from VillaDucale, Manager at Hotel Villa DucaleResponded 8 November 2017

Dear Raimond, Thank you for your fabulous review. Villa Ducale is all about the personal touch and it really does deliver just that. The whole team go out of their way to ensure you have the most enjoyable stay and any request for assistance is...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017

Beautiful hotel in the most amazing town. Wonderful staff very helpful, superb food and best cocktails ever!!! Great shuttle service into town. Valet parking. If you ever get the chance-just go and visit. Fantastic experience which I would highly recommend.

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Response from VillaDucale, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Villa DucaleResponded 7 November 2017

Dear Katherine, We are thrilled that you had such a fabulous time, Please come and see us soon, your favorite signature cocktail will be waiting for you on the terrace! Martina

Reviewed 5 November 2017

This beautiful boutique hotel was our perfect place for celebrating a special birthday & early 1st wedding anniversary! From the moment we were welcomed with a glass of local wine to the gorgeous amenity of the room (we could only book a courtyard view so...More

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Response from VillaDucale, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Villa DucaleResponded 6 November 2017

Dear Friends We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us, Villa Ducale is a perfect destination for a romantic escapade, many come to propose. I would say that it is the perfect setting for romance. We like to pamper our guests and cuddle them...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We only stayed one night a couple of weeks ago and on reflection should have stayed longer. On arrival we were greeted by great staff who said "leave your bags your on holiday come and have a cold drink on the terrace admire the view"...More

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Response from VillaDucale, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Villa DucaleResponded 6 November 2017

Dear Friends, Thank you for your wonderful review. The Quartucci’s (the owners) started at Villa Ducale back in the 90's with an ambition to create a boutique hotel that captured the very best of Taormina and Sicily, nowadays they have created a new brand QRA...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This place is wonderful. Up on a hill overlooking the sea, between the terrific staff, great breakfasts, 4PM tea time, and spacious accommodations, you will love it. It’s away from the town so you’ll need to use their shuttle, city bus or walk to get...More

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Response from VillaDucale, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Villa DucaleResponded 6 November 2017

Dear Friends, It has been a great pleasure meeting you. Villa Ducale is the perfect spot for those who like to enjoy some of the best views in Italy away from the bustling town center but close enough to walk there in 15 min or...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
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US$192 - US$589 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Taormina
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Taormina
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774jade
10 February 2018|
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Response from VillaDucale | Property representative |
Hi there! We love dogs, we exceptionally take only small size ones but never say no to Service dogs whatever size. If you came in Italy in summer season there are restrictions for the beach areas which maybe you should be... More
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Bryan H
22 January 2018|
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Response from AJ S | Reviewed this property |
The hotel arranges their shuttle to take you to the beachclub.
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Jem S
5 September 2017|
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Response from VillaDucale | Property representative |
Hi there, sorry for the slow reply. From Catania airport you can take a local bus to Taormina bus termial for 8,20 Euro per person it runs almost every hour check interbus web site or we can arrange a private driver for... More
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"Get the Junior Suite....its very private and separate from the rest of the rooms."
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"We stayed in the Rooftop room and the Top superior. Both were exquisite. Cannot comment on the other rooms..."
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"Sea view rooms are the best"
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"All of the rooms are very nice, and the staff kept them spotless, but we were spoiled by the large tiled..."
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