This majestic 19th century palazzo is surrounded by exotic gardens and comprises a total of 88 rooms. Facilities include an inviting, air-conditioned lobby with a 24-hour reception desk, safes, a lift, a library, a lounge, and Internet access. Special features of this hotel are the piano bar with a panoramic terrace and the restaurant serving Sicilian and international cuisine. A laundry service is also on offer. There are parking spaces outside the hotel for those arriving by car.
This charming hotel enjoys a stunning location on a rocky ridge in Taormina on the outskirts of the historical city centre, near the Corso Umberto. From the hotel guests have fantastic views of the bay of Naxos. There is a regular bus service to the beautiful beaches of Taormina, and the funicular is some 30 minutes' walk from the hotel. It is roughly 45 km to the airport.
The rooms are modern and comfortable, and all come with an en suite bathroom with shower and hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, satellite/ cable TV, minibar and air conditioning. The standard rooms are without view and some could have a bull's eye window. The Etna view rooms also include a French balcony with views of Etna and the sea to one side. The sea view rooms are without balcony.
In the well-kept outdoor complex there is a swimming pool with a paddling pool and sun loungers and parasols laid out ready for use. Guests may play tennis. The "Il Picciolo" 18-hole golf course lies some 30 km away. Sun loungers and parasols are laid out ready for use on the beach
Guests are able to select their breakfast and dinner from a buffet. Half-board stays may be booked.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA are accepted as methods of payment.
Shuttle bus to pay (from May to September).
Direct dial telephone