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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Taormina, Province of Messina, Sicily

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otislover
Calgary, Canada
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Wonderful, Unique Experience”
Reviewed 12 November 2013 for a stay in November 2013
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The Lemon Tree is more than just a place to sleep - it's a complete experience. We picked olives, ate sweet figs from the orchards, ran out on the terrace every day to watch the sheep come up the hill when we heard their bells, ate freshly laid eggs and sampled the delicious wine made from the grape vines on the property. Karen and Diego are a fabulous team and lots of fun! I feel certain we'll be back again.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Gaff_Guin...
Dublin, Ireland
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112 reviews
20 hotel reviews
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“Hospitable owners of a beautiful place providing the perfect vacation spot.”
Reviewed 30 October 2013 for a stay in September 2013
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Diego and Karen provide a lovely place to stay as well as have as a base of operations for exploring, experiencing and enjoying Taormina/Giardini Naxos (farther afield too). The apartments are clean, functional and provide enough room to luxuriate comfortably. The views are spectacular.

Diego and Karen are always available to suggest places to visit and things to do. They also provide a good taxi service that is cheaper than comparable options. We rented a car to get around which was great, however, it's nice to be able to enjoy a bottle or two of Sicilian wine with the gorgeous Sicilian food.

Both Diego and Karen possess encyclopedic knowledge of things to do, places to eat and beaches to work on the perfect tan. They provide cooking courses too, and provide their own wine and olive oil.

The only improvement I can think of would be the range of the WiFi. It's fine in some areas, however, not ideal in others. We solved it by bringing along a WiFi Repeater. In any case, why would you waste time on FB/Mails/Internet when you can enjoy the best Sicily has to offer? :-)

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Liked best: Diego and Karen, the views, the stellar service.
Liked least: Poor WiFi coverage (forget about 3G/4G in most parts of Sicily).
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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neesik1
Shetland Islands
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8 reviews
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“Excellent stay at the Lemon Tree”
Reviewed 29 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

Beautiful location with fantastic views of Taormina and the coast.

The facilities were very good with both the apartments and pool well equipped and presented.

Although the apartments are outside the town we enjoyed the drive up and down each day particularly when we met the man in his car shepherding his sheep with the assistance of his many dogs! This part of Sicily is so busy that we appreciated the peace and quiet of the Lemon Tree's surroundings.

Karen and Diego are excellent hosts and have the uncanny ability to be there if you need them and to be invisible when you don't.

If you want to visit this part of Sicily then this is the place to be!

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Liked best: The hosts and the location
Travelling group: Extended Family
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NY USA
Reviewed 28 October 2013 for a stay in September 2013

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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 14 October 2013 for a stay in September 2013

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Older travelers Luxury-minded travelers
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K500DCB
Leeds, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Excellent Value for Money and a beautiful setting”
Reviewed 11 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

We stayed for 8 nights with Karen and Diego and can only say positive things about our stay at the Lemon Tree (apart from the weather). We holidayed with 2 young kids (3 & 1) and for the first half of the week the weather was poor and we had no hire car, so we were ferried to and from the centre of Taormina at a drop of a hat by Karen and Diego. For the charge of 10 euros each way, this is very convenient for guests, especially as car parking in the town is 5 euros for 2 hours. The Apartment we stayed in had everything we needed and if we did need something extra, they would provide it. We'd definitely return and would encourage any type of traveller to stay here, whether it be for an exploring holiday or one just to chill out.

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Liked best: the hosts!
Liked least: the road up to the apartments
Travelling group: Young Children
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Reviewed 10 October 2013 for a stay in September 2013

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