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San Domenico Palace Hotel

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  • Average8%
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

San Domenico Palace in Taormina is a Leading Hotels of the World with much history. The last owner was a Sicilian Prince who spent his life there, including when he sold it to the Hotelier. The feeling of being back in the 14th Century, with...More

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Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Dear Gero Chiavari, We thank you for taking the time to write about the San Domenico Palace Hotel in Taormina, part of the Leading Hotels of the World. Since November 2017 the property is closed for a complete refurbishment, where ones we have established our...More

Reviewed 15 December 2017

One of the best hotels I've ever stayed in. If you want classy, smart, historical, views, service then this is it. Had four days in August this year and was bowled over. Its location just off the main street in Taormina is excellent - just...More

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Management response:Responded 15 December 2017

Dear Paul, thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at the San Domenico Palace Hotel in Taormina. It was such a great pleasure to have read your kind words about your stay with us back in August,...More

Reviewed 23 November 2017

We booked this hotel at the end of May 2017, for our honeymoon in May 2018. They took our money. Now at the end of October, they've just announced that they are closing the entire hotel for 6 months, for renovation and that our room...More

1  Thank AlunSheff
Management response:Responded 30 November 2017

Dear Mr. Jones, We are truly sorry for the disappointment of not being able to welcome you for your honeymoon in May 2018. The Hotel is currently under a refurbishment which started November 6th, we have to date not confirmed a future opening date yet....More

Reviewed 21 November 2017

This converted monastery is the perfect place to enjoy a visit to Taormina. The hotel is lovely, the service spot on and the food very good. Many of the rooms overlook the Ionian Sea. The lovely gardens leading down to the swimming pool are worth...More

1  Thank Terence J
Management response:Responded 23 November 2017

Dear Terence, thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at the San Domenico Palace Hotel in Taormina. It was a great pleasure to have read your positive feedback you have experienced with us. We would like to...More

Reviewed 12 November 2017

This was an excellent hotel in an excellent location...The room was a good size but fairly plane but all the public areas were finished to a very high standard and the service was excellent. We enjoyed a fantastic meal at their 2 Michelin star restaurant...More

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Management response:Responded 13 November 2017

Dear G-Star-Scuba, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us at the San Domenico Palace Hotel in Taormina. It was a pleasure to read your overall positive feedback regarding your wonderful stay with us and having experienced our outlets...More

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Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Breakfast included
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
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Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
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#14 Luxury Hotel in Taormina
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Hotel Style
#14 Luxury Hotel in Taormina
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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detailedplanner
31 March 2018|
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Response from acbas | Reviewed this property |
I sadly do not know when the hotel will finish their renovations. The Four Seasons Hotel chain has taken over the hotel so I suggest you contact them. Best of luck!
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Phil B
28 June 2017|
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Response from thedubfamily | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I agree the restaurants apart from breakfast are formal and lack buzzy atmosphere that kids like. there are so many good places to find in the town, you will want to wander out each night/lunch.
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Cas01
1 June 2017|
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Response from SJFM3 | Reviewed this property |
Their drinks bar is expensive. I did say don't go if you can't afford it. Just enjoy the scenery and eat and drink elsewhere because it will be cheaper. Anyway I hope you enjoyed your stay.
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"Some rooms have a view towards the Mediterranean Sea"
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"Get a room with views over the Ionian Sea"
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"Ask for a room overlooking the sea."
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"The basic room is comfortable but pretty basic for this standard of hotel...may be worth an upgrade but I..."
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