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Excelsior Palace Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good45%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“etna view”(27 reviews)
“riviera travel”(10 reviews)
“pool area”(44 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday

Old world charm in beautiful location. Rooms typically Italian and of good size. Ideally situated for restaurants bars shops of Taormina. Staff helpful when spoken to but generally reserved. Breakfast in basement a shame as no views.

Thank Chalmers16
Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We have just returned from the most relaxing holiday at this wonderful gem of a hotel. Never having been to Scicily before and having read very differing reviews we were not quite sure what to expect. Well worry we certainly didn't need to have done....More

9  Thank calamityjane1956
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a lovely place to stay ! Such a relief not to be in the run of the mill standard international hotels. A bit scruffy around the ages, but the staff were helpful, breakfast plentiful, the room kept in an immaculate state and the pool-!!...More

Thank mette s
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This hotel is right on the edge of Taormina, easy walking distance to the main shops and restaurants. Although you’d need transport if you want to go to the beach. They have a lovely pool area, it’s quite some walk up and down the steep...More

Thank MichD71
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fabulously under-stated elegant hotel dating back to 1904...peaceful, serene, laid-back...just perfect for what we wanted. And only 2 minutes walk from the main pedestrianised street in the city of Taormina! Gorgeous pool and surroundings with fabulous views down to the beach & sea below. Lovely...More

Thank Sue Mutano
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$ 163 - US$ 368 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#24 Luxury Hotel in Taormina
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 163 - US$ 368 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#24 Luxury Hotel in Taormina
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (460)
Room & Suite (275)
Pool & Beach (75)
Dining (70)
Amenities (8)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
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Holly186621
25 April 2018|
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Response from excelsiorpalacehotel | Property representative |
Dear guest, you can regulate air conditioning in your room. Best regards Rosella Ponte
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Manxie52
9 October 2017|
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Response from cheshireguy | Reviewed this property |
no the bus station is at the other end of Taormina a 20min walk
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linda h
5 September 2017|
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Response from Trudi525 | Reviewed this property |
No there wasn't a kettle
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Room Tips
"We were on first floor which was very quiet."
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"DO pay extra for a balcony"
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"2nd floor side room overlooking Etna & the sea!"
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"For us a balcony is a must, but they're small."
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