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Hotel Continental

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Santa Fe, NM
Reviewed 18 November 2013

We stayed two nights in this fabulous town and oh so comfortable hotel. The rooms were large, the front desk very friendly and helpful, the location...PERFECT. We saw Etna puffing everyday (missed the last volcanic hiccup by 12 hours). We had a pretty little balcony and overlooked the beautiful sea. The terrace took in miles of coast line and was...

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Mount Desert, Maine
Reviewed 8 November 2013

The hotel had everything that was needed for a restful stay. We stayed two nights and had a wonderful breakfast both mornings. The views of Mount Etna from the deck were spectacular. Sitting outside was possible late into the evening without the hustle and bustle of the city bothering you. Our room was clean and large enough for spread out...

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Reviewed 27 October 2013

We stayed for one night and I recommend this hotel. It's very clean, excellent continental breakfast, great locality - 2 mns walk from Umberto Corso. One needs to note that the room was small and furniture was old but enjoying a small terrace...if I had to come again to Taormina I would stay in this hotel

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Cape Coral, Florida
Reviewed 19 October 2013

A unique hotel built into the cliffside of Taormina. Reception/street level is top floor (Floor 2), the rooms are below on Floor 1 and 0. There is a huge terrace on the top floor with awesome views of Mt Etna and Taormina. Hotel has a great location for exploring the town. Exit out on Floor 0 past the breakfast room,...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 18 October 2013

While not a luxury Hotel it was a delightful change of pace upward during our tour of Sicily. The room was large and clean. Very nice balcony and bathroom. The terrace is world class. Great Breakfast and terrific location. Villa Zuccaro attached to the building is the finest Pizza Restaurant in Sicily ( I am sure that will be disputed...

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Erie, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 October 2013

The hotel was very nice and clean. But Danilla made it more pleasant to stay there. She helped in setting up a tour of MT. Etna and arranged to get us to the bus station for our trip to Syracuse. She also set us up in a great hotel in Syracuse. She could not have been more helpful and accomodating...

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Fredericton, Canada
Reviewed 17 October 2013

We stayed in the Continental in early October and enjoyed our stay there. We had a car and found our way up the winding hill and checked in. There was no parking at the hotel and we parked in a parking garage down the hill. For folks who find hill climbing a challenge bear this in mind. The hotel room...

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Dover, Delaware
Reviewed 8 October 2013

A great hotel in a great city. The view from their terrace is unbelievable, particularly in the evening when the city below comes to life. Their location is close to the main shopping area. I wish we could have spent more time there.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 October 2013

The rooms were clean and comfortable, but nothing spectacular. However, the vary large terrace was fantastic for our large group to gather. We were careful to buy some drinks and snacks from the hotel, and they were quite accommodating about letting us bring our own food and drinks on the balcony. Nice little garden that leads to a number of...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 13 September 2013

Hotel was very basic however if you are just passing through for a night and do not plan to spend the evening in the room - its perfect...great price for its central location just minutes to all shops and restaurants...best of all was view of Mt. Etna and the super friendly and helpful staff...

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  • Breakfast included
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Hospitality, courtesy and willingness to satisfy our clients’ requests are the strong point of the hotel. Whoever chooses Hotel Continental chooses tradition, tranquillity and the certainty of receiving first-class individual treatment.This warm and welcoming hotel is situated in the heart of the town, just a few steps from the hotel you will find the main street Corso Umberto and the Duomo square. Those who love Taormina can easily reach their favourite shop, restaurant or pub by using the hotel’s practical garden gate exit.There is a splendid view to be enjoyed of the bay of Naxos and Etna from the solarium terrace which will leave you bewitched.Bedrooms have bath or shower, telephone, mini-fridge, electronic safe, centralised air-conditioning, TV with satellite channels, hairdryer. Most have private balconies or small terraces.Internet point in the lobby and WIFI connection free of charges in the lounge-bar and terrace.From May to September, there is a shuttle-bus (to pay on spot) service to the beach, which connects the hotel to the main bathing lidos on the seashore."Porta Catania Park" is a multi storey car park close to the hotel only 300 meters from the property.Extra charge fee requested to be paid on spot.We accept major credit cards, including the Japanese circuit JCB cards. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Continental

Address: Via Dionisio I nr. 2/A, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Taormina
Price Range: $89 - $724 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Continental 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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“Some of the rooms have not been updated. You want an updated room.”
 of 5 bubbles Connlibrarian50, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Take earplugs and eyemask to minimise any possible noise/light. Have a drink at the bar on your first night and pick up tips etc.”
 of 5 bubbles zchug, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you can get a room on the other side away from the restaurant, it will probably be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Daniela3883, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Beware of the room with no view. It only fits one person with one bag. We were accommodated in a lovely room the following day.”
 of 5 bubbles Shesalady078, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our premium room on the -1 floor had a balcony with a view but was right below the lounge and bar terrace”
 of 5 bubbles catfacedlady, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
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