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Hotel Villa Ducale

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Reviewed 16 March 2012

I'm sure you can get the specific details of Hotel Ducale's service and facilities by reading many of these posts. We are fortunate to travel a lot. The best compliment I can give would be to say that if I were to run an Inn, I would want to do it exactly as they do here. Warmth and hospitality abound!!!...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2012

One of the loveliest aspects of Taormina is the view over the sea and Mt. Etna. Villa Ducale is perfectly situated for this. We've never stayed in a hotel with such amazing views. The view from the restaurant was a constant delight. We stayed in Suite no. 2 with our adult daughter, (who has special needs), from 2-6th March. The...

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2Thank mammasita_12
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2012

Just returned from a perfect stay at Vlla Ducale. The location is stunning - above the main town of Taormina overloking the bay and Mount Etna. We were told there are 600+ steps down to the sea which we walked down (and up) several times during our week long stay. The hotel does offer a frequent free shuttle service down...

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1Thank ccarr1404
San Rafael, CA
Reviewed 13 March 2012

From the first welcoming cocktail, you know this place is different. Yes it is beautiful and yes it sits high above the plain with a clear view of Mount Etna ... fantastic enough. But the sense of dedication and care that the staff offers is in another realm altogether. They envelope you in their world and you won't want to...

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1Thank FiorentinaMezza
Ithaca, New York
Reviewed 12 March 2012

one of the most scenic hotels in italy.a true gem with excellent service especially paolo at the front desk and friendly sagar with the shuttle.the lobby with the views down to the bay is perfect with a nice bar.excellent breakfast. a true gem

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italy
Reviewed 6 March 2012

What a hotel it is! i have no words to explain my stay at the hotel....splendid! Perfect staff with the perfect scenery! Thank you for making my trip so awesome guys!

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Albenga, Italy
Reviewed 29 February 2012

We stayed at Villa Ducale during the last two nights of our Sicilian tour. Everything is like you would expect following Tripadvisor's reviews: the location is stunning, with breathtaking views. Despite being up the hill, you can reach the centre with a 20 minutes walk (stairs going down) or with their efficient shuttle. All the lobby staff (reception, bar, bellboys)...

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1Thank luxuryhotelsdreamer
VillaDucale, Owner at Hotel Villa Ducale, responded to this review

Dear friend from Albenga, Italy, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and loved our breakfast so much as well as the nice feeling you had with our lovely staff. I also wish to apologize with you for the unconvenience of your room as...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2012

We arrived in Taormina for family holiday of 5 days with our two teenage boys, during Feb half term. From the outset all the staff at this stylish Sicilian villa made us feel extremely welcome and nothing was too much trouble for them. The villa is run by a team of dedicated staff providing an attentive and personalised service ....

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5Thank ROBO132
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 5 February 2012

First of all, I love this town-- my favorite in Sicily!!! The hotel's location is great, clean, and people are friendly. I recommend it for sure!!!

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

Dear Monica from Washington, a few simple words to thank you so much on behalf of all Villa Ducale staff. We have just reopened for the season 2012 with brand new remodelled rooms and a much nicer and larger lobby but with exactly the same great staff always ready to make every single Villa Ducale guests as a very very...

Rome, Lazio, Italy
Reviewed 27 January 2012

Having visited Sicily many times and having experienced a wide range of accommodation types, this is the best. Great service, incredibly friendly and helpful staff and a beautiful layout. The food at dinner ,for the 4 nights we stayed there, was of incredibly high standards and the view onto the sea and the surrounding areas was moving. A great place...

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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: $295 - $874 (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.”
Malcolm318, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“Don't hesitate to interact with staff about anything you want.”
ROBT_11, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“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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“The new Villa Suites are stunning!!!”
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