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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

First of all, the scenery of the place is stunning and the pool area/solarium add to that vibe. The rooms were clean and the balcony was spacious. That being said, it was as good as it gets really. For a small friendly hotel they have some work to do. Overall the level of English spoken was on the low side...

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Crystal_Sea_Hotel, Manager at Crystal Sea, responded to this review

Dear Robert, Thank your very much for choosing Crystal Sea and for your review. We hope you had a good trip home. We are pleased to see, that in general you liked our small hotel and enjoyed especially the stunning views and our pool area. Thank you also for your remarks, which with pleasure we will follow up. Our kitchen...

Petersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2016

great staff great food but a little expensive if eating there everynight take a trip to the hotels private beach take advantage of the free mini bus into the nearby town the nearby village of forza has some great restaurants and spectacular views

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Crystal_Sea_Hotel, Manager at Crystal Sea, responded to this review

Dear chappers1968, Thank you very much for choosing Crystal Sea and for your review. We are delighted to see, how much you enjoyed your well deserved holidays and how much you appreciate the efforts of our team. Your kind words are a high motivation to continue giving just the best for our guests. It was a big pleasure to welcome...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

I was really disappointed with this one, photos make it look a lot better than the experience delivers. It's just got no soul and is not a place I wanted to relax in. If you don't like the colour mauve then you in for a headache because it's everywhere; white and mauve, mauve, mauve. Luckily there is a lot of...

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Crystal_Sea_Hotel, Manager at Crystal Sea, responded to this review

Dear Beetravels, Thank you for choosing Crystal Sea and for your review. It's nice to see, that you appreciate especially the great views of our hotel and the good working aircondition. We are sorry to see, that anyhow we have not fulfilled your personal expectations in all points. Although the style, size and the location of our hotel is clearly...

Buckingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2015

The Crystal Sea is a small and very friendly hotel. The views from each room are stunning, and everything is clean. Clearly there has been some redecoration and refurbishment recently, and we understand that the bathrooms will be attacked soon (not that we had any complaints in that area). But if you're expecting four-star luxury and facilities you'll be disappointed....

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Nice staff & generally clean hotel. However, it was tired & in need of some updating/general repair. The walls & floors are so thin, every sound (I mean that) can be heard from next door, above & below. We did get 3 rooms -on arrival in the first room, the aircon was soo hot & could not be lowered. We...

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Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Nice hotel. A car is a must. Best place to scout THE crowdy popular locations. The pool and poolbar are beautiful and very clean. Two minor points are: 1) the diner. It's too pricy for amount of food. 2) THE rooms are noizy. THE staff is extremely helpfull.

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Crystal_Sea_Hotel, Manager at Crystal Sea, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you very much for coming to Crystal Sea and for sharing your experiences with other travellers. We hope you had a safe trip home. We are delighted to see, that you enjoyed your well deserved holidays in our small hotel. Please allow us to add, that without a doubt it's a good idea to have a rental...

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I don't often do reviews, I tend to find them time consuming and often am not moved to. However, after getting back from our stay at the Crystal Sea hotel I feel I owe it to them for helping us have such a superb stay and fantastic holiday. We were greeted by the friendly staff when we arrived and it...

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Crystal_Sea_Hotel, Manager at Crystal Sea, responded to this review

Dear Paul, Thank you very much for making Crystal Sea the hotel of your choice and for taking the time to share your experiences with other travellers. We hope you had a smooth flight home. We are delighted to see, how much you enjoyed your well deserved holidays in our hotel and that you appreciate especially our food and the...

Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Set on a high hill, need car and deft uphill driving skills - A really cozy place, Italian with very helpful staff - Rental car is better Crystal Sea is about 6 km north of Taormina. It is a rather small hotel, where after 2-3 days you will get to know everyone else. Menu changes every day, food is really,...

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Crystal_Sea_Hotel, Manager at Crystal Sea, responded to this review

Dear SteenPopp, Thank you very much for choosing Crystal Sea and for sharing your expriences with other travellers. We hope you had a safe trip home. We are delighted to see, how much you enjoyed your well deserved holidays and how much you appreciate the friendlyness of our team and our food. Your kind words for the whole team are...

Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 28 May 2015

The hotel is modern and very clean. Lovely views from all the rooms. Helpful staff. Outstanding chef - during our stay we felt as in 5 star hotel. All the meals were so delicious and looked great. I would recommend everyone to have their fish - it was fabulous. Pefect hotel in combination with golf.

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Crystal_Sea_Hotel, Manager at Crystal Sea, responded to this review

Dear golfista2015, Thank you very much for choosing Crystal Sea and for sharing your experiences with other travellers. We hope you had a safe trip home. We are delighted to see, how much you enjoyed your well deserved holidays and how much you appreciate especially our kitchen. Our chef each day creates seasonal and regional menues freshly from the market...

Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 30 October 2014

The hotel is modern, staff friendly and helpful. Rooms are spacious, comfortable and spotless. The view is outstanding. Breakfast very rich; they serve also regional cheese and meat. Very good location - close to Taormin, but make sure you visit Forza d'Agro village as well!

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Crystal_Sea_Hotel, Manager at Crystal Sea, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you very much for choosing Crystal Sea Hotel and for sharing your experiences with other travellers. We hope you had a smooth flight home. We are delighted to see, how much you enjoyed your well deserved holidays. Your kind words for the whole team are a high motivation to continue giving just the best for our guests....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In a beautiful location in Marina d'Agrò overlooking the sea and with an amazing view over the bay of Taormina, the Crystal Sea Hotel is a modern structure offering its guests every comfort in a peaceful atmosphere.Its quiet and protected position makes it the ideal destination for a relaxing holiday, but at the same time the short distance from Taormina (7 km) offers the possibility of a charming social life.All the 39 rooms have a terrace overlooking the sea and are fully equipped (hairdryer, telephone, satellite television, mini bar, air-conditioning, safe).Also available for the guests: swimming pool with solarium, restaurant and bar with terrace over the sea, shuttle service to the nearby beach (1 km) and to Taormina. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crystal Sea

Address: Statale Jonica 114, km 39, 98030 Forza d'Agro, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Forza d'Agro
Price Range: $449 - $523 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Crystal Sea 4*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
Crystal Sea Hotel Santa Teresa Di Riva
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“Make doublely sure your booking is confirmed. They don't seem to care if they overbook customers.”
 of 5 bubbles GeoffK51, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with new larger shower.”
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“Sea view, any floor”
 of 5 bubbles daf_advisory, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms we had were the same.”
 of 5 bubbles 108annk, 18 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Go for the 5th, the view is better”
 of 5 bubbles SteenPopp, 10 Jun 2015 | Read review
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