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Sydney
Reviewed 9 August 2011

We were booked for 2 nights. Unfortunately our room was not available due to a technical problem with the plumbing. The way the Hotel staff dealt with this issue was to be commended. They explained what had happened and relocated/upgraded us to another hotel quickly and efficiently. We only got as far as seeing the magnificent view from their terrace...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2011

We had a fabulous time at Villa Ducale. The hotel is small, but very clean and beautiful. The views from the terrace are breath-taking and the personnel is super attentive and friendly. From the first moment (we were welcomed to the terrace with a glass of cold prosecco and Sicilian canapes) till the end of our stay we felt pampered...

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

Dear friends from London, just a short note to highly thank you for your praises. We remember that you didn't want to leave the hotel, but now you have a strong motivation to come back next year ! Kind regards, Mrs. Rosaria Quartucci

Austria
Reviewed 31 July 2011

Villa Ducale lived up to the high praise awarded by the other reviews on here and expedia. We spent 14 nights in Sicily and 6 of them at the Villa and this was by far the best hotel experience. We were greeted personally on arrival by Antonio who supplied us each with two large and very drinkable glasses of wine...

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Toronto
Reviewed 31 July 2011

The #1 rank on trip advisor is well deserved. We did not want to leave. Special mention should go to both Antonio and Allesia who were fantastic in welcoming us and attending to our every need. The views are spectacular and it is the type of place you could spend hours just sitting on the terrace and soaking in the...

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Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2011

We were fortunate to spend a week at Villa Ducale in a room with great terraces to enjoy the spectacular views of Taormina bay and Mount Etna. This is without doubt the best run hotel we have ever stayed in. The staff were exceptional and the passion of Rosaria for her hotel and the standard of service offered ensured a...

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Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 29 July 2011

Perched on a hill and with amazing views of the Mediteranean sea, Villa Ducale provides excellent personalized service and attention that will make you feel like royalty. You'll never forget the home made breakfast and dessert tarts, and any visit of Sicily will be greatly enhanced with the staff's help. My highest recommendation.

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Australia
Reviewed 29 July 2011

We arrived at the Villa to be greeted by Luca, a gorgeous young man with a genuine smile and obvious love for his job. He quickly introduced his manager and other staff before escorting us to the stunning balcony overlooking the Sicilian coast & Mt Etna for a glass of Italian champagne. "Please sit and enjoy our view.. when you...

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Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2011

We stayed here for 5 nights as part of our honeymoon and it was our favourite hotel of the trip... and actually probably one of my favourite hotels anywhere, ever! The directions that the hotel provided us with to get there were excellent and from the minute we arrived we felt like we were being looked after. The terrace (where...

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

Thank you very much for your praises , to have chosen Taormina as your resort and the historical centre Villa Ducale as your home. It was nice meeting you and we hope to see you again in the future. Villa Ducale is located in the residential rural side of Taormina away from the bustling the historical centre but close enough...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 July 2011

We stayed at Villa Ducale with my son and his wife for 4 days and had a wonderful time. Because they only have about 17 rooms and it is a family run hotel, there is tremendous attention and care given to guests. Any needs and questions were attended to immediately. The place is beautiful with stunning views. Beautiful ceramics are...

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

Dear friends from Boston, thank you so much for staying at Villa Ducale, for all the praises and rave review. For what concerns your little complain about our rooms, I would like to tell you that we have rooms of different sizes, the one you had was just a simple double but as most reviewers have stated it is more...

Racine, Wisconsin
Reviewed 21 July 2011

It is hard to overstate the outstanding service this hotel provides. It seems the owner has selected and developed a staff with the objective of exceeding customer expectations. In addition, the location provides an absolutely spectacular view... It was a great experience.

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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 

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Address: via Leonardo da Vinci 60, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Taormina
Price Range: ₹ 14,174 - ₹ 46,633 (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
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“Request a room with a view of the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles LDKSRK, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Design Suites have a separate living area, bedroom and bathroom. Views are to the south (away from Mt Etna).”
 of 5 bubbles G8988JQphils, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Worth paying for the sea views if available. Visit Castelmola for even higher views and a beautiful village.”
 of 5 bubbles BrianL725, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“a former villa, now in use as a hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles dennysgoossens, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Highly recommend superior room with sea view and terrace”
 of 5 bubbles sarahmY2356IN, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
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