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Main Beach, Australia
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Spectacular views, delightful staff, perfect position next to the Roman Amphitheatre Ruins and atop Taormina village, easy access to restaurants and shopping, free shuttle to sister hotel Santa Andrea on the beach - divine. However, the Old Girl looks tied at the end of the season. At over $1,000.00 a night one doesn't expect mould in bathroom shower, dripping cisterns... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The moment you walk into Reception or arrive at the car park, the staff of this grand hotel do everything they can to anticipate your needs and make them happen before you've even thought about them. The views form the breakfast terrace and the bar patio are superlative with Mount Etna and the Bay of Naxos in front, what a... More 

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Thank Eric H
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202 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is simply the best. Even the most spoilt travelers will find it hard to find something to complain. Clearly not cheap but that is to be expected. Take the in room breakfast that's amazing!!

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Beverly Hills, California
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff at this hotel, starting from the bell man to the front desk people were very courteous and helpful all the time. They knew us by our names and took care of all our needs with an ease. There was never a "NO" for an answer. Everything was possible in this hotel and what a view. This hotel has... More 

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Swieqi, Malta
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159 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Belmond Timeo is an institution. Very expensive but suggest tea on the terrace as the views are amazing. Tea is around 11euro but is served with cookies in a very traditional way with silver teapot and even a very cute timer to check the strength of your tea. Cocktails are also great. Well worth a visit.

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gm-timeo, Direttore generale at Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo, responded to this review

Dear paul t, Greetings from Taormina and thank you for sharing your great experience with all Tripadvisor readers. It is a pleasure to read that you have very much enjoyed our tea and cocktails service. On behalf of the entire team, I hope that we may welcome you back very soon at the Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo. Sincerely, Stefano Gegnacorsi... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is by far one of the most attractive hotels, with its exceptional views of Mount Etna, the Naxos Bay and spectacular gardens. The staff are warm, attractive and friendly and they think of your needs before you have even considered them. The food at breakfast, lunch and evening is delicious and excellently prepared, the bar service is extensive and... More 

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gm-timeo, Direttore generale at Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo, responded to this review

Dear raffles621, Thank you very much for sharing such positive feedback regarding your recent stay at Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo. I was very pleased to read that you fully enjoyed your stay with us and that our staff played an important role in making your experience a memorable one. Thank you very much for your amazing words which represent the... More 

Westfield, New Jersey
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60 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing stay at this beautiful property! Every aspect was perfect! View, rooms, staff, restaurant, gardens, location, spa! One of the nicest hotels stays we have ever had. Getting to the property by car is a little tricky but once you arrive, you are treated like royalty. We only stayed two nights in our trek through Sicily but we will definitely... More 

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gm-timeo, Direttore generale at Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo, responded to this review

Dear fern c, Thank you very much for taking the time to express your positive feedback regarding your most recent stay at Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo. I am delighted to read that you appreciated our hotel location and I'm happy to learn that our staff played an important role in making your experience a memorable one. Your words are really... More 

bradford on avon
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only visited this hotel for dinner and the views from the terrace where you are seated are stunning. We opted for the taster menu and the food was delicious except the dessert which was not to my taste it was a jelly and cake theme. The service as you would expect was excellent and the waiters were attentive but... More 

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gm-timeo, Direttore generale at Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo, responded to this review

Dear anton58, Thank you very much for sharing such a positive review and we are happy to learn that you enjoyed the experience in our Restaurant. Your words are really appreciated and it will be my pleasure to pass them on to the whole hotel team and especially to our Executive Chef, Roberto Toro, together with the entire F&B staff!... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right beside the famous Greek theatre. View from bar & terrace (where you'll also have breakfast) of gardens, Mt Etna and coast is sensational, particularly romantic at night. 5-star setting, service and room (we were in annexe), breakfast was a banquet but it was the 7-star turndown service we'll never forget; wet clothes hung up to dry, all discarded clothes... More 

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gm-timeo, Direttore generale at Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo, responded to this review

Dear Ponyyelof, Greetings from Taormina and thank you very much for your amazing words which represent the best reward for me and my team as we are truly passionate about maintaining and enhancing every day the beauty of our beloved Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo in order to preserve it for many generations to come. On behalf of the entire team,... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a seriously impressive hotel. We stayed in the annex, across the road from the main hotel, but the rooms were lovely, we had a view of mount etna and there is a concierge at the desk of the annex to take your key etc. I am sure the rooms in the main hotel are lovely too, but the... More 

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gm-timeo, Direttore generale at Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo, responded to this review

Dear Sara N, Thank you so much for sharing your positive feedback following your recent stay at Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo. We were delighted to learn that your experience at Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo was enjoyable and that you appreciated the Sicilian atmosphere and our hospitality. Please be assured that I will pass your comments on to our team, who... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set high in the rocky hills on the East coast of the island, with Mount Etna as a backdrop, Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo has always been one of the favourite destinations of both Hollywood’s and Europe’s most prominent stars; from Sofia Loren to Audrey Hepburn, from Marcello Mastroianni to Liz Taylor. Adjacent to the Greek Theatre, the hotel was first built in 1873 and is surrounded by a six-acre park and magnificent gardens where the panoramic pool is located. Widely considered to be the most luxurious hotel in Taormina, it boasts 70 splendid rooms and suites, each decorated in a fresh Sicilian style that blends modern innovation with local artisan traditions. This historical hotel is well known for its “Literary Terrace” which has always been a preferred meeting spot for illustrious guests thanks to its breathtaking panorama. Dining facilities include the Restaurant with an enchanting view of Mount Etna combined with typical Sicilian and Mediterranean cuisine. The Pool Restaurant offers brick-oven pizza, a salad buffet and freshly caught fish, it is the perfect place for a light lunch or a snack. The wellness centre offers signature treatments made from local flowers and fruit essences. A fitness centre and a panoramic swimming-pool are also available Guests can benefit of the complimentary shuttle to the private beach at sister property Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, in Taormina Mare, boasting new exclusive cabanas, as well as the daily mini-cruise by private boat to explore the beauties of the coast (available during summer). The Smile Club with an English-speaking supervisor is available at sister property Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea to entertain the younger guests with lots of fun and exciting activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo

Address: Via Teatro Greco 59, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Taormina
Price Range: ₹ 24,244 - ₹ 51,465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo 5*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Nh Hotels Taormina
Grand Hotel Taormina
Grand Hotel Timeo
Timeo Hotel Sicily
Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo Taormina, Sicily
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#1 Spa Hotel in Taormina
#3 Luxury Hotel in Taormina
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“Ask for rooms with sea view, there are rooms with a rear view that may not suit all tastes”
 of 5 bubbles Y9751YTerich, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our bedroom was in the annexe so no direct sea view but we still loved it - bedroom upstairs on a mezzanine and two bathrooms!”
 of 5 bubbles Ponyyelof, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Note: 322 where we stayed has a double door that opens straight out onto the street outside the hotels security zone.”
 of 5 bubbles pucgal, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms in the main buidling are convenient, but Villa Flora has beautiful rooms as well (very close walk - 1 min from hotel entrance).”
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  • I loved the complimentary bath products
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“Request a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles Denzils_Dad, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
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