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San Domenico Palace Hotel

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately, this place has seen its better days. The employees are rude and hurried. They kept our passports for 9 hours, they were too busy. They lost our rental car keys, the bathroom in the new part smelled of sewer pipes. We had a second room in the old part which had the same issue. They ran out of bottled...

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a lovely place to stay, the rooms were a very good size with space to move around. The view from the balcony which overlooked the water was so stunning. The breakfast was huge and delicious and a great way to start the day. The location was perfect, the staff were all lovely, the gardens were gorgeous to walk...

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We did not stay here but I had to visit it as one of the filming locations for "The Big Blue". Hotel grounds are just beautiful and well worth an (expensive) sun-downer or G&T. Would absolutely stay here if we came back.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Luxury room, excellent service, fantastic location. The experience in the San Domenico Palace is memorable, everything was perfect and you feel you are living in a dream. It is worth to pay a bit of extra money and receive such a great treatment. I was more than happy and quite sad we decided to stay just one night.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for the second time. The classic rooms on the ground floor much smaller than the ones upstairs that we stayed in previously. Breakfast is the highlight. Excellent location. They can valet park your car. Big sprawling monastery.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2016

My mother and I stayed at the San Domenico Palace Hotel in Taormina this Christmas and it was fantastic. It's ideally situated with a breathtaking view of the Ionian Sea and Mount Etna from the terrace and gardens. It's close to Corso Umberto for shops, bars and restaurants and near Il Duomo (where midnight mass on Christmas Eve with a...

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Yungaburra, Australia
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

The San Domenico Palace Hotel is stunning! It has been carefully and lovingly renovated and elegantly reflects its history. It is also covers a huge area, with an internal courtyard garden and uninterrupted views of both Etna and the sea. We called in to book for lunch and received a very friendly and courteous welcome from the receptionist. When we...

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Reviewed 13 December 2016

Wonderful hotel in an old monastery, very well situated, close to the shopping area. To be perfect, it would need some small renovations. Superb and quiet gardens, even in December. Spectacular view from everywhere

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San Gwann, Malta
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Truly a gem. Serenity at best, excellent breakfast, views that simply take your breath away. A memorial December visit. Away but. Lose enough to the sea to hear the relaxing sounds in lucky sunrise. Must Visit

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Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

History from XII Century at your hands plus the best in class service and food that you can get in Taormina. What else you can ask for??? Please see pictures that I took and are attached, better than 1000 words.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A LUXURY 5-STAR HOTEL ON THE EAST COAST OF SICILY The San Domenico Palace Hotel sits in a truly magnificent setting that has attracted people from ancient times. A luxury 5-star hotel in an ancient Dominican monastery, it has views over Mount Etna and Taormina Bay on the east coast of Sicily not far from Messina. Countless famous writers, artists and composers, came here to savour this unique spot at the very tip of Italy. ... more   less 

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Address: Piazza San Domenico 5, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Taormina
Price Range: $330 - $913 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — San Domenico Palace Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 108
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Also Known As:
Palazzo San Domenico Taormina
Palazzo San Domenico Hotel Taormina
San Domenico Palace Hotel Taormina, Sicily
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