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Hotel Villa Ducale

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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San Clemente, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel was an absolutely beautiful boutique hotel overlooking the ocean in Taormina. With only 17 rooms the service they provide is personal and pampered. From registration to check out you get the royal treatment. The entire staff was incredible ! The chef was awesome and the restaurant was wonderful. Beautifully presented buffet breakfast overlooking the ocean and Mt. Etna,...

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 9 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 prime spot of the the hotel's dining room, all open to the sea. Hot coffee...

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VillaDucale, Owner at Hotel Villa Ducale, responded to this review

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 a top level service but at the same time you can truly feel at home....

Lake Como, Italy
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent 4 days at this truly fabulous hotel and felt compelled to share. The staff at the hotel are truly what makes the difference and the location takes your breath away, high above the city but with the sea and the mountain both in eyesight. We were welcomed upon arrival and led to a table to get something to...

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Thank Andy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we arrived the experience was exceptional! Beautiful setting high up with stunning views. Staff attentive, and anticipating your every wish. The hotel was a relaxing and uplifting experience - honey on your soul 😀 Thank you to all the staff.

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VillaDucale, Manager at Hotel Villa Ducale, responded to this review

Dear Mark, thank you for your wonderful review, it was a pleasure meeting you and we hope to meet you any other time in the future. All the best Paolo

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an experience of a lifetime - magnificent location, unsurpassed beauty, every comfort in quiet luxury rooms with private balconies. Attentive staff, pretty much willing to make sure the experience of one's stay is memorable. Breakfast on the terrace is magnificent. Full marks to Paolo and his great staff!

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VillaDucale, Manager at Hotel Villa Ducale, responded to this review

Dear Helen, thank you very much for your lovely review and to have chosen us for your Sicilian experience... We are looking forward to greet you again any other time in the future. Take care Paolo and all of the team.

Marazion, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at VD, which has great views looking over Taormina towards Mount Etna. The service is good in general, (although the restaurant was understaffed and service extremely slow on our first evening). Our room was nicely presented, (though a little on the small side), and the balcony had the great view again. Breakfast is fantastic, and cannot...

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VillaDucale, Manager at Hotel Villa Ducale, responded to this review

Dear Mr Symonds, thank you for your review and to have spent part of your holiday with us. Purely for a clarification not to mislead future guests, as well described on the web and by all other 2000 reviewers Hotel Villa Ducale is a small Luxury Boutique Hotel with only 18een rooms and over 20 employees , 10 Euro for...

UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Villa Ducale for a week in early May and had the most fantastic time. The hotel, staff, room and food were all as near perfect as they could be. The hotel is perched high above the town and view is just breathtaking. Worth it just for that! Of course the disadvantage of the best view in the...

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VillaDucale, Manager at Hotel Villa Ducale, responded to this review

Dear Malcom, Thank you so much for your kind words, we are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and hope that you will come back soon. all teh best Paolo

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived we were made to feel very welcome by the hotel staff. We stayed in the rooftop junior suite which had amazing views of Mount Etna and the coast. The suite was spotless. We dined at the hotel in the evenings as we had read reviews beforehand that the food was excellent and we weren't disappointed....

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VillaDucale, Manager at Hotel Villa Ducale, responded to this review

Dear Karen, Thank you so much for your kind words, we are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and hope that you will come back soon. Please tell your friends, if they are as nice as you then we'd love to meet them too! Kind regards Paolo

Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I was staying for the first time in five years, the wonderful response of cast I was able to spend pleasantly renewed dining and rooms as well I think that you will definitely visit in the near future At that time I would like to reserve a room number No.3

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VillaDucale, Manager at Hotel Villa Ducale, responded to this review

Dear Friends We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and hope the views, tastes and memories of Taormina will stay with you throughout the long winter months. All the best Paolo

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really did have a great time at this hotel. We would go back in a minute. The hotel gets the things both large and small right. On the large side, the breakfast is one of the best I can recall in a long time. The biggest issue is how to hold back and get a taste of enough of...

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VillaDucale, Manager at Hotel Villa Ducale, responded to this review

Dear Victor Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of Villa Ducale, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon, Salvatore will prapare a special cake just for you. Kind regards Paolo

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Taormina Hotel Villa Ducale is small luxury boutique hotel perched in an elevated position above the centre of Taormina km 1,3) commanding a unique outstanding view over the Mediterranean sea and Mount Etna.Our hotel,member of HIP hotels, is incredibly pretty, with flowers and colours adorning every angle, and a view to die for.Every bedroom is individually designed with the highest attention to detail, furnished with great taste in a mix of Sicilian traditional and Italian design contemporary style, each has its own private panoramic terrace or balcony.The hotel is able to offer a variety of personalised services, such as cooking lessons, wine tasting and tailor made meals, special romantic candle-lit dinners which can be arranged easily with the super friendly staff.Eleven Double rooms and six suites with full aminities and free wi-fi connection.Free shuttle to center and the beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Villa Ducale

Address: via Leonardo da Vinci 60, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Taormina
Price Range: RM947 - RM2,788 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Villa Ducale 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Ducale Hotel Taormina
Hotel Villa Ducale Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Taormina
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“Suites have a sitting room and are quite a lot larger than the king room for a reasonable upgrade.”
Michele1lSC, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view and a balcony - I think most do but I'm not sure.”
Malcolm318, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“Don't hesitate to interact with staff about anything you want.”
ROBT_11, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“all have excellent views; all are different; all are quiet.”
Charlotte1953, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get the rooms with views of Mt. Etna. We were lucky to there during a time of eruption, and the view from our room as well as from the hotel's dining room were magnificent.”
P5676IUtimothyc, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
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