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Hotel Villa Riis

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a timeless beauty. Located 30 seconds away from the main street, it has an amazing view of the bay. Our room was spacious and bright, but we spent some time on the balcony and by the pool.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As soon as we walked in the door we were made to feel at home. We were able to park our car straight away and didnt have to use it for the rest of our stay as the hotel is a great location right near the city centre. The staff that checked us in was very helpful and informative on...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is an elegant Villa in a peaceful area, Just a 2 minute walk from Taormina’s main street, and with an beautiful view to the Bay of Naxos and Mount Etna. This renovated, historical property offers particular rooms with private terrace sea view, a big swimming pool, tennis courts, a special panoramic terrace for drink and relax, full American...

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We spent a lovely weekend in this place! English style hotel with one of the best view in Taormina. It's just stunning and staff has been so welcoming and always available for us. Miss Claudia is the manager there and she is impeccable! Highly recommend !

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This hotel is overpriced and doesn't deliver what it says in it's the advertising. There was no hot water on the first day. The hot water tap had to be left on for 30 minutes before you could shower that was only available in the mornings. We were looking forward to using the swimming pool but told we could not...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I originally posted a harsh review but had it removed when fault was rectified. Well I can tell you I shoould have left it up. I feel sorry for the staff because theyy are the frontline and management is hiding behind them. Should four star hotels have peeling wallpaper, dirty ceilings, squashed mosquitoes on the wall, wifi only in a...

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Attard, Malta
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The benefits of this hotel is that it's right in the centre of Taormina as well as the helpful staff. If I'm not mistaken her name is Claudia ! She is extremely hard working and dedicated to her job. She helped us with everything and anything that we needed. The downside to this hotel are the rooms...now to be fair...

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2Thank Danielle S
Bologna, Italy
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The hotel is situated 50 meters far from one of the two main gates of Taormina historical center (that's basically a 1km street called "Corso Umberto" that branchs off in some other smaller alley), but in the same time it's built on a cliff so you have full open view of whole Taormina sea bay on the other side. Internal...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 19 August 2016

New Rooms with perfekt aircondition. Tasteful. 4 points. With plus. Breakfast 3 points, could be more offers. Service very good and friendly, familiar athmosphete. Thanks to Claudia. The pool very fresh. And quiet. The Garden needs à bit of gardering but it Will be fixed I suppose. Thanks// Helena von Elern & Gun Sandstedt August 2016

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Kenneth City, Florida
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

As much as I wanted to enjoy our stay here, we could not, as we gad NO HOT WATER! 2 triple deluxe rooms and one double, 8 family members all together, we had to all take very cold showers. Complaints to management was met with run the water for 10 minutes!explained we ran water for 30 minutes and still no...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Vill Riis is a 4 - star , Baroque style hotel in the real centre on Taormina, only 10 meters from the main avenue Corso Umberto. All rooms are facing the Golf of Taormina and the lovely, always green park and on the right one can enjoy the view of the Mount Etna. Clients can enjoy an amazing sunset on the hotel's terrace while taking a sip of the local wines and listening the relaxing music.During the hot days our clients can refresh themselves in the outdoor swimming pool or they can simply relax by the pool or in the pool-bar. For the lovers of active holidays there is a tennis court which is surrounded by the trees and so offers a refreshing shadow while one is playing. Hotel Villa Riis collaborates with the City of Taormina and the Taormina Art so we are always informed about what is going on in Taormina and we keep informed also our clients by apdating our web site each day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Villa Riis

Address: Via Pietro Rizzo 13 | Sicilia, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Taormina
Price Range: $150 - $332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Villa Riis 4*
Number of rooms: 44
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Also Known As:
Riis Hotel Taormina
Hotel Villa Riis Taormina, Sicily
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#37 Luxury Hotel in Taormina
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“There's also a tennis court”
TerryWx, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Sea views are excellent”
thedeansinternet, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Better to sleep on the street”
432annieb, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Don't even think about staying here”
m2cue, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I think most if not all rooms has sea views, ours on the top floor has a fantastic view of the sea and Mount Etna”
louisap784, 7 Aug 2015 | Read review
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