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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Very beautiful and peaceful place, located in a very small - and authentic Sicilian village. Resto and hotel are quite pricey but worth it. Unable to use the spa facilities as all was fully booked. Very professional and helpful staff

Thank jmblux
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a night at Shalai and it was like stepping into another world. It is pricey but was the perfect place to relax after a busy driving tour. There is nothing much to do in Linguaglossa though so be warned, you'll spend most of your time in the hotel. Unfortunately there isn't a sunny outside space which would... More 

Thank Susan T
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

...and we were certainly not disappointed! We decided to stay in the quaint village of Lingualossa. Based at the foot of Mt. Etna, Lingualossa is set amongst beautiful countryside but not too far from the beach. We chose to visit Giardini Naxos for dinner and it was only a short distance to drive. The Shalai resort can be found in... More 

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Bodmin, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Spent the last 5 days at this near perfect hotel. Booked the superior room, which was just that. Huge bed, rainfall shower, tv, wi if, small closet, drawers, safe and shower. Only missing a full length mirror. The food was perfect and not too expensive. There were three vegetarian options and each meal was cooked beautifully. Each evening the chef... More 

Thank Sara B
Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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45 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Wonderful quiet little spa with excellent therapists. Small space but sufficient for our party of 7. The lunch we had in the restaurant was to die for! Great for a girls day or a special event. Use Soul Space products for therapies.

Thank ddm1001
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71 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2015

I moved a lot, I like nice places plenty of charms with a real atmosphere. Could not find better than this one yet! All is perfect done and managed! From the quality of the bed and linen to the service. All is here and I'm really exigent... I could spend life here if life was lazy time but it's not... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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295 reviews
69 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2014

The hotel is very clean, quite modern (has all been re-done inside) and staff are friendly. The reason I did not like the hotel was 1) there isn't an elevator so you have to walk up the stairs and the staff never offered to carry bags -given my asthma it was not great we were put two stories up. 2)... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2014

The Shalai Hotel (Shalai Resort) is one of the most special hotels I know. I have been coming here for a few years on a regular basis and it is always perfect. The hotel is in one of the most beautiful towns in Sicily, on the slopes of Etna, on the confines of one of Italy's most interesting wine regions.... More 

Thank RobinLee126
Zabbar, Malta
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2014

The hotel is strategically located in a peaceful village away from Sicily's tourist resorts yet very close to Taormina, Catania and safely close to mount Etna. The design is exquisitely soft and relaxing. The room perfectly clean and delicately scented creating a beautiful atmosphere throughout. The restaurant's clean setting and soft lighting complements perfectly with the food presentation. We stayed... More 

Thank Falson
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2013

One of the best hotels I have ever stayed in. Beautifully designed and well thought through. The restaurant was very good and the breakfast just lovely with freshly baked pastries and breads, fresh fruit, cheese etc. It is a treasure tucked away in a quiet road so peaceful too.

Thank Alex G

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shalai is a little Resort situated in Linguaglossa, a village 15 km far away from both Mount Etna ski resort and Taormina. This 19thcentury home will give you timeless relax in a perfect mixture of tradition and contemporaneity. To the wellness centre you can take care of yourself, you can enjoy an experience that embraces your senses in moments of precious relaxation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shalai Resort

Address: Via Marconi, 25, 95015 Linguaglossa, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Linguaglossa
Price Range: RM607 - RM905 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Shalai Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Did not stay at hotel - only spa day with lunch”
 of 5 bubbles ddm1001, 25 Jul 2015 | Read review
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