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    Hotel Villa Ducale

    via Leonardo da Vinci 60, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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    Overview
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    I never wanted to leave hotel villa ducale, it's incredible. Perched on a hill, above the main town of Taormina, you get a glorious view away from the hustle and bustle of the tourists. The hotel runs a regular shuttle bus to get you in...More

    Thank Kathryn G
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 10 February 2017

    Driving up the circuitous mountain,one hairpin turn after the next, the weather cold and rainy, I wasn't in the best of moods. Finally we saw the sign for Villa Ducale, breathed a sigh of relief and were rewarded by the most incredible views from the...More

    5  Thank lynn l
    Response from VillaDucale, Owner at Hotel Villa DucaleResponded 9 March 2017

    Dear Lynn, we feel overwhelmed by your review and are so proud to read your beautiful words! Villa Ducale is a special place for special people; it's a luxury sicilian chic villa converted into a boutique hotel but basically it's a "casa" where you receive...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    My fiancée and I found this hotel through a search of the top ten hotels in Sicily last year and booked it there and then. Having now spent our two weeks at Villa Ducale we are sorry to leave, the experience has been absolutely fantastic,...More

    Thank Gogs42
    Response from VillaDucale, Manager at Hotel Villa DucaleResponded yesterday

    Dear George and Tamara, We are already missing you :-( Thank you for your wonderful review we all enjoyed your company and conversations. If the winter feels too long come back in next year, Anna's signature cocktails and Etna will be waiting for you....... Take...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    What a lovely hotel! We couldn't have chosen any better place for our honeymoon. Beautiful view, delicious food and drinks, friendly staff and super service. Thank you for making our stay brilliant! Arrivederci!More

    Thank Vetle J
    Response from VillaDucale, Manager at Hotel Villa DucaleResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Vetle, Thank you very much for your fantastic review. Villa Ducale is for sure one of the most romantic Hotel in Italy, just perfect for a Honeymoon, anniversary, proposal or any romantic escapade . Our restaurant is popular for his unique recipes that captures...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    A very well run and luxurious hotel where the staff are dedicated to ensuring that guests enjoy themselves. It is almost as if the staff are your family members. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff. Although the hotel is situated high above Taormina,...More

    Thank pkparry2017
    Response from VillaDucale, Manager at Hotel Villa DucaleResponded 4 days ago

    VillaDucale, Manager at Hotel Villa Ducale, responded to this review, 19 Jul 2017 Thank you for taking your time to write us a review. I am sorry to hear about any inconvenience and as I didn’t get a chance before I would like to apologize...More

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    About
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    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 227 - USD 710 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Luxury Hotel in Taormina
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    • Location
    • Italy >
    • Sicily >
    • Province of Messina >
    • Taormina
    • Also Known As
    • Ducale Hotel Taormina ,
    • Hotel Villa Ducale Taormina, Sicily
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    Jacqui2962
    29 June 2017|
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    Response from davew1957 | Reviewed this property |
    Would not recommend driving to the hotel. You will not enjoy the narrow winding roads. Get a taxi if you can
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    13 April 2017|
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    Response from Coastman3 | Reviewed this property |
    There is parking on the hotel lot and there is a nightly fee to use the lot (they park the car). It is 20 or 25 Euro a night.
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    26 December 2016|
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    Response from hsarmstrong | Reviewed this property |
    Break fast was included in our package. Evening meal for two approx 80euros
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    "The Design Suites are excellent but are in the annex across the road (very quiet)"
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