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Comfortable living room with access onto large terrace with sea views
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53 reviews
Comfortable living room with access onto large terrace with sea views
Brand new kitchen and appliances
Fully appointed new kitchen with all brand new appliances
Enjoy al fresco dining from the wonderful terrace which boasts wonderful sea views
Stunning terrace with sea views
Relax in the comfortable lounge with working fireplace
Large double bedroom with direct access to large terrace & ensuite bathroom
Spacious Double Bedroom with ensuite
Stunning sea views from all aspects of the apartment
Comfortable and light bathroom with shower
Relax on the large terrace with sea views
Stunning views from Taormina
Corso Umberto: pedestrianised high street with fantastic shops, cafes and restaurants
Corso Umberto: for the best shopping experience!
Enjoy the wonderful local coffee, pastries and granite in the many bars
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Taormina, Province of Messina, Sicily

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2 reviews
“Perfect location”
Reviewed 18 May 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Fantastic views across the bay from the terrace and walking distance to the shops, restaurants and bars in the centre of Taormina. Very helpful and friendly host.
Wifi a bit intermittent.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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leanne_re...
Billericay, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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“Excellent”
Reviewed 9 March 2017 for a stay in February 2017

We had a wonderful stay in Taormina. We love visiting places out of season so we can experience the culture properly and staying here helped us feel like a local! The location of the apartment is perfect - an easy walk into town, peaceful and with the most beautiful views. It feels like you're staying in somebody's home and so relaxing. The kitchen had everything we needed and it was warm and clean and bright. Our hosts met us there and showed us where to park (very nearby) and gave us maps and some restaurant advice which was very much appreciated.
The only thing that wasn't perfect was the fact that although this advertised as 'child & baby friendly' there were steep, tiled stairs actually into the apartment without a door that made things rather tricky with an active toddler! Perhaps a removable stairgate would be handy for families like us? Barricading the toddler into one room or the other made me a little nervous at times!
Otherwise, this was a wonderful holiday and we would certainly recommend it to our friends. Thank you very much.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
14 Apr 2017
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a great and comprehensive review. We are really thrilled that you and your family and enjoyed your stay at Villa Aurora. I have noted the points you mention about the stair gate and will look into providing one for future guests staying with small children. It was a pleasure meeting you and do hope we can welcome you again some day! With best wishes from Sicily
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Bruce T
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
“A Mediterranean fantasy !”
Reviewed 13 January 2017 for a stay in December 2016

This Villa Apartment is only a five minute walk from the centre of Taormina, and has a classic Italian feel about the place. Stunning views of Taormina from the patio out to the Calabrian coast, magnificent coastline and mesmerising views of a snow-capped Mt Etna ..... this had it all ! Plus a friendly downstairs host, Nino, who gave us such a warm welcome as well as some great advice about seeing the best sights.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
14 Apr 2017
We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Aurora and that everything met your expectations! Thank you so much for your fantastic comments about the apartment, we are so pleased. It was lovely to welcome you and do hope we will meet again one day in Taormina! Saluti from Sicily
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AuthorJan...
Boston, MA
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“Best accommodations ever!”
Reviewed 29 November 2016 for a stay in November 2016

We've had great luck in general booking vacation flats through Trip Advisor. This was the most enjoyable space we've stayed in, hands down. There is so much history up here on the hill surrounding Villa Aurora, and the villa itself is one of the oldest properties on this side of Taormina. The apartment was spotless, well-equipped, fun to cook in on the nights we didn't feel like eating out, and very comfortable and quiet. The views from the deck of the guest flat were spectacular. We felt far enough away from the touristy areas but still within walking distance of good shops and restaurants, and Taormina itself makes a good base for exploring the eastern part of Sicily. I am honestly surprised we left to come home. I could have stayed forever. Nino is a gracious and charming host who had some food supplies waiting for us when we arrived, and his daughter Francesca was easy to work with regarding all the booking details. Stay here. You will not be disappointed.

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Liked best: The quiet but convenient setting.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
14 Apr 2017
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a fantastic, comprehensive review! It's fantastic to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay at Villa Aurora. It was a pleasure welcoming you here in Taormina and do hope we will meet again in the future! Cari saluti from Sicily
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ColleenGa...
Key West, Florida
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“So Beautiful...”
Reviewed 1 October 2016 for a stay in September 2016

We stayed for 7 nights at the beautiful Villa Aurora and wish we could of stayed longer. The apartment is on the top floor of a large villa. The bright living room and bedroom face the sea and town. The terrace was actually bigger than we thought. It is nearly as large as the living room and bedroom combined. We had breakfast on the terrace every morning. And, on a few evenings, we cooked and ate dinner under the stars. The kitchen is in the back of the house, across the corridor from the living room. It overlooks Nino's garden and fruit trees. The walk to the center of Taormina was 10-15 minutes. The town is lovely but it was a bit crowded with visitors. So, it was great to escape to our quiet retreat.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
14 Apr 2017
Thank you so much for your fantastic comments in your review. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Aurora Apartment and that it provided a tranquil retreat for you. We were all so pleased to have made your friendship and do hope we can welcome you again some day! Cari saluti from Taormina
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