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Common Terrace
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Taormina, Province of Messina, Sicily

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Laznovsky...
Province of Catania, Italy
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Very convenient location”
Reviewed 23 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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What I liked most about staying here was how easy it was to get to Corso Umberto. What I didn't like was that it about a 30 minute walk to the beach though. If you plan on going to all the shops and night life in Taormina this is the spot to go. The terrance is beautiful and If I would've known there was a bbq pit, I would've brought more food along to grill. There is no parking, so if you are coming by car and want a close place to park, this isn't the place for you. I came for my birthday weekend with 3 other people. We slept comfortably. ! bed and then 1 pull out couch was enough.

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Liked best: The view from the terrace.
Liked least: No parking
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 18-24
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szmgold
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fantastic Rental in great location!”
Reviewed 29 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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My girlfriend and I stayed for 4 nights in late September and Taormina City Centre Apartments helped make it a wonderful holiday.

The apartment was minutes from the main road (Corso Umberto) which was ideal. It has a nice balcony with beautiful views of the sea and Mount Etna. There was also a great rooftop terrace, perfect for bbqs and sunbathing.

The apartment was well furnished and clean. The shower wasn't amazing (wasn't draining properly), but was clean and usable. A good size kitchen, bathroom and bedroom.

The Manager (Francesca) was very helpful. Prior to the trip she helped with advise on a Tour of Mount Etna we could take. We were given advise on local shops and restaurants which were great.

I would highly recommend these apartments to anyone looking to visit Taormina.

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Elizabeth...
Florence, Italy
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Beautiful apartment in a great location”
Reviewed 18 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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We loved our stay at this apartment. It was very clean, bright and well supplied with everything that you would need. The pictures are very much an accurate reflection of the apartment. The location cannot be beat. Located in the center of Taormina less than 5 minutes from the main area. Francesca was wonderful to deal with in terms of making sure that our needs were met and that we were happy in the apartment. The only negative is that the internet was not reliable - not a problem for some on vacation, but perhaps an issue if you have to juggle work and a vacation as I did. When I return to Taormina I would not hesitate to rent from Taormina City Center Apartments again.

Travelling group: Other
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JohnM1792...
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic apartment perfect location”
Reviewed 10 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

My husband and I stayed in for 5 nights. The apartment was perfect clean, spacious and the roof top terrace had the most amazing views, we spent a couple of evenings up there with a bottle of wine. The location was in the heart of Taormina. The supermarket, restaurants and bars all in walking distance. Angelina and Francesca we're so helpful from the time we booked until we left and organised our transfers to and from the airport. Andrea was fantastic she was so helpful and recommended a couple of restaurants, one of them we loved so much we ate there for 3 nights,if you love seafood try the restaurant called Tiramisu.

Thank you for a wonderful holiday, we hope to come back very soon

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jennifer...
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80 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
Reviewed 18 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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We stayed here for 4 nights. We should have stayed another. Francesca and Andrea were amazing people. Very friendly, very helpful. They recommended a tour to Etna which was fantastic! I loved the rooftop. The apt was spacious enough for the two of us and the air conditioner worked fine once we figured it out. Small problem with the drain in the tub but no big deal.

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Liked best: The one on one time when we arrived and were given ideas. The roof top terrace!
Travelling group: Extended Family
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roman_74
Ladysmith, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“A great place in Taormina”
Reviewed 28 December 2013 for a stay in May 2013
4
people found this review helpful

Never having been in Taormina, we looked online for a place that was reasonable, close to the center and that would provide us with the option of preparing our meals. There are many, many places advertised that were either very expensive, in far away locations or simply suspicious. After spending lots of time online, finding Francesca's apartment was one of those lucky breaks travelers always hope to run into. And, what a find!

Booking and pay arrangements from Canada was very easy. The pictures that Francesca has online fairly reflect the ambiance and decor of the unit we rented for 5 nights, i.e. apartment #1. The apartment was spacious, comfortable and clean and had all the necessities we could need, from a basic, but well equipped kitchen (even if relatively small), to a fairly good size washroom, and dining room-living room combined. We never turned the TV on, but wi-fi worked very well. We also had access to the terrace where we spent many "happy hrs". The apartment is not, by any means, "plush", rather clean, efficient and, just as importantly, barely a 5 minutes walk from the center of Taormina. Between May 17 and 23, 2013, when we stayed there, the rental rate was also very reasonable. A comparison with any high-end accommodation in the area, and there are many, is unwarranted. For us, Francesca apartment deserves a 5 stars.

The apartment is in old Taormina with narrow streets, many one-ways, and lots of local traffic (not to mention tour buses and tourists that brave driving in the area). Parking in the vicinity of the apartment is not a realistic option. But a public parkade is not far away. We had our rental car and were lucky to have been offered a spot by the apartment, made available by a local resident that was away. Francesca and the ladies helping her (Rosaria, Maria, etc.?), were very patient with us constantly on the cell as we were navigating through the city, driving over the same sites (but taking wrong turns). Thank you all. We loved Taormina and will come back, making sure we book your apartment.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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greysurf
Bishops Castle, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Central Location”
Reviewed 5 May 2013 for a stay in April 2013
3
people found this review helpful

This place is very central, pedestrian steps take you to the Corso Umberto in 2 minutes. We stayed in room 4, very comfortable bed, a good sized shower, very well equipped kitchen, large fridge freezer two electric rings and a kettle! The living area was comfortable, from the roof terrace you can see Etna, we also used the washing machine, very useful. There is also a small balcony off the bedroom. They send you clear directions to the property. Although the place is not staffed it felt very safe, good locks and we did contact them via email and got a quick reply, very helpful. There is a large supermarket near Porta Catania. Check supplies that other guests have left before you buy anything!

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Liked best: The space in the appartment was good and it was VERY clean
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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