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    Hotel Villa Ducale

    via Leonardo da Vinci 60, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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          US$296
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          Overview
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          • Very good7%
          • Average1%
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          Free Wifi
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
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          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Rooftop Bar
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          Private Balcony
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 3 days ago

          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...More

          Thank Andy H
          Hotel's Favourite
          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...More

          4  Thank lynn l
          Response from VillaDucale, Owner at Hotel Villa Ducale

          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 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.

          Thank Mark S
          Response from VillaDucale, Manager at Hotel Villa Ducale

          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

          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...More

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          Thank helengO6542GJ
          Response from VillaDucale, Manager at Hotel Villa Ducale

          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.

          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...More

          Thank JonathanSymonds
          Response from VillaDucale, Manager at Hotel Villa Ducale

          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...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room Service
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Hot Tub
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$218 - US$648 (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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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Annechka1
          Is there parking?
          13 April 2017|
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          Response from hsarmstrong | Reviewed this property |
          Yes there is parking available on site, if you leave your car on the road the hotel staff will very skilfully manoeuvre it into the parking bays off road.there is also a shuttle bus which takes you into the town and returns... More
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          Rockerwife
          What are prices for breakfast and dinner?
          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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          Which beach would be best to visit when staying at this hotel?
          4 November 2016|
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          "Don't hesitate to interact with staff about anything you want."
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          "all have excellent views; all are different; all are quiet."
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          "Get the rooms with views of Mt. Etna. We were lucky to there during a time of eruption, and the view from..."
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