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Hotel Villa Ducale

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Jakarta
Reviewed 16 September 2010

We went there for a week of our honeymoon. We did not feel like staying at a hotel. The Villa was more like we were invited at a friend's house who happens to have a guest room to spare for you. It's one of the view places that I have visited where you feel no more urge to explore much...

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boston
Reviewed 15 September 2010

This was a wonderful place. The hotel sits high atop a mountain above Taormina with rooms on both sides of the road. We stayed on the side overlooking the mainland of Italy, and each morning had breakfast on the side looking at Mt Etna and the coastline stretching to Syracusa. The staff an the room were amongst the best hotel...

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VillaDucale, Owner at Hotel Villa Ducale, responded to this review

Dear "Wow" friend, I would like to express you my gratitude for the high mark you gave us (5/5) and the wonderful words used to tell the tripadvisor people how good your experience has been at Villa Ducale. However I would like to clarify a couple of imprecise things you said regarding the distance from the centre. As other reviewers...

new rochelle
Reviewed 13 September 2010

Without a doubt one of the best hotels I have ever visited. Be sure to book a room with a view of Mt. Etna and the the sea. The staff was gracious and helpful--very friendly. The breakfast and cocktail hour were unbelievable! We had a "Sicilian Dinner" one night as we watched the sun set. Amazing views, amazing wine, amazing...

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Chicago
Reviewed 12 September 2010

Our 6-night stay at Villa Ducale was one that we will always remember. When we arrived, we quickly felt at home, as the hotel staff welcomed us by name and offered us a glass of prosecco and a plate of cheese and olives (which was much appreciated after a long day of travel from the US). Our bags were brought...

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Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2010

Just returned from a excellent stay at Villa Ducale from 31/08/10 to 07/09/10. After a smooth flight with British Airways from Gatwick and a excellent transfer with Christian Guardione (New travel services) arrived in the Villa Ducale at lunchtime. After a warm welcome the friendly staff provided us with information about the hotel and Taormina whilst having a drink on...

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Staines, Middlesex
Reviewed 7 September 2010

We stayed at Villa Ducale for three nights. The hotel is situated in the hills above Taormina enjoying gorgeous views across the bay of Naxos and Mt Etna from the breakfast terrace. Rooms are well laid out and very comfortable, breakfast service is very good. The staff (hello Antonio, Paolo, Alessia and Luca!!) are all wonderful and nothing is too...

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Melbourne Australia
Reviewed 6 September 2010

We had suffered a terrible day on the Italian roads but once we got to Villa Ducale the drive was totally worth while. The service, the food, the views...everything was better than I could have imagined. Just a short walk from the main town but up the top of the hill so it was very private we could not have...

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3Thank Purplepanda17
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 30 August 2010

We stayed in Villa Ducale for a week in August and we were not disappointed! Upon arrival we met the staff who presented us with complimentary Prosecco and Sicilian nibbles - straight away we were swept away by the view of Taormina! Throughout the week the staff were so friendly and helpful, offering advice where possible! We ate in the...

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VillaDucale, Owner at Hotel Villa Ducale, responded to this review

Dear Dublin friends, I was really touched when in your glorious review you say that you almost cried when were leaving..... this is why we love our guests, we love Villa Ducale people !

Evanston, Illinois
Reviewed 30 August 2010

This is one of the most beautiful hotels we have ever stayed in. The location, the views of Mt. Etna, the Terrace, the food was beyond compare. The staff couldn't do enough for you and never seemed to be so busy they couldn't stop to give you directions, help with a reservation etc. If you go to Sicily this is...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2010

From the moment we arrived with a very grumpy 2 year old, nothing was a problem. This hotel LOVES children and the service, care and attention to detail is definitely 5 star. Canapes were laid out daily from 7ish on the main terrace for social drinks, but we also enjoyed the privacy with the same amazing view of Taormina from...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Taormina Hotel Villa Ducale is small luxury boutique hotel perched in an elevated position above the centre of Taormina km 1,3) commanding a unique outstanding view over the Mediterranean sea and Mount Etna.Our hotel,member of HIP hotels, is incredibly pretty, with flowers and colours adorning every angle, and a view to die for.Every bedroom is individually designed with the highest attention to detail, furnished with great taste in a mix of Sicilian traditional and Italian design contemporary style, each has its own private panoramic terrace or balcony.The hotel is able to offer a variety of personalised services, such as cooking lessons, wine tasting and tailor made meals, special romantic candle-lit dinners which can be arranged easily with the super friendly staff.Eleven Double rooms and six suites with full aminities and free wi-fi connection.Free shuttle to center and the beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Villa Ducale

Address: via Leonardo da Vinci 60, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Taormina
Price Range: £169 - £499 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Villa Ducale 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Ducale Hotel Taormina
Hotel Villa Ducale Taormina, Sicily
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Taormina
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“Ask for a room with a view and a balcony - I think most do but I'm not sure.”
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“all have excellent views; all are different; all are quiet.”
Charlotte1953, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get the rooms with views of Mt. Etna. We were lucky to there during a time of eruption, and the view from our room as well as from the hotel's dining room were magnificent.”
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