Located in a picturesque spot on a hillside, the Grand Hotel San Pietro is ideally located for anyone looking for a great holiday on the eastern coast, very close to the town centre of Taormina and just 800m from its famous old quarter. The hotel is also ideally located for exploring the surrounding area such as the nearby historic town of Giardini Naxos or the larger city of Catania with excellent public transport links found just outside the hotel and the main highway easily accessed from the town.
This modern and luxurious 5-star hotel overlooking Isolabella Bay and Mount Etna, offers a truly memorable and enjoyable way to spend your holiday or trip, with its 63 well-furnished and elegant rooms and all the facilities and services onsite including a stunning outdoor pool with a sun terrace and an Italian restaurant, providing all you need for an enjoyable stay. The hotel provides many great ways to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings with its pretty well maintained gardens complete with the “wellness point” facilities where you can choose from a range of beauty and massage therapies; or alternatively you can also use the excellent spa and fitness facilities at the sister hotel Caperana. In addition to the wonderful recreation facilities the hotel can provide all the services you need for business or events with several small meeting rooms, a larger conference rooms, banquet facilities and multilingual staff available to help you with any request you might. There is also free Wi-Fi access available in all the public areas and rooms along with a 24-hour desk that can help with a range of services including currency exchange, a shuttle service, safe deposit boxes, laundry, car hire and tour assistance.
Distance from Airport:
42 miles - Catania Airport
The hotel features a total of 63 well-appointed and comfortable rooms with an impressive choice including classic/superior single and double rooms, triple rooms and a luxurious range of suites with junior suites, executive suites and the grand suites. All of the rooms and suites at the hotel feature a wide range of modern amenities to help make your stay as comfortable as possible including: air conditioning - telephone - minibar - satellite TV - safe - balcony - desk - blackout curtains/drapes - en suite bathroom - slippers - bathrobes - hair dryer - toiletries.
Location and Resort:
Considered one of Sicily's first tourist resorts, the town of Taormina attracts many tourists for its idyllic position on the coast and many beautiful and historical sights. Some of the popular attractions in the town include its old quarter full of remnants from its Greek and Roman occupation including the ruins of a castle and medieval buildings. Since it's development due to tourist interest the town also has a host of modern attractions with the best shopping found in the centre along with a great selection of restaurants and bars offering evening entertainment and traditional cuisine. The nearby beach also provides a great way to spend a holiday whether relaxing on the fine sands or enjoying some of the water sports on offer, and during the summer months there are often festivals providing even more entertainment.
Eating and Drinking:
Guests staying at the hotel have a fantastic choice of dining with either the chic “Il Giardino degli Ulivi Restaurant” featuring an elegant and classy interior where you can enjoy a delicious range of traditional dishes with a modern twist (available for breakfast, lunch and dinner); or alternatively there is also the” La Terrazza del Giardino degli Ulivi Restaurant” for an al-fresco outdoor dining experience stunning views from the outdoor terrace, available for lunch and dinner.
For special occasions, celebrating or a just to treat yourself there is also the “Rotonda sul Mare” with its picturesque circular terrace perched directly over the sea. The restaurant is available for dinner only and features a truly memorable and delicious a-la-carte menu perfect for a romantic evening or small celebration.
Alternatively for a great place to relax and enjoy a light meal, snack or a range of beverages there is the richly decorated and cosy bar “La Melarancia” or for great refreshments to keep you going while enjoying the sun by the pool area there is also a pool bar.
One of the most notable features of the hotel is its panoramic outdoor swimming pool with some beautiful views over the bay and the impressive Etna Volcano. There is also ample space to enjoy the sun with the spacious sun terrace and gardens complete with loungers and parasols and a range of refreshments are available all day from the pool bar.
The Grand Hotel San Pietro is the right choice for anyone wishing to enjoy a relaxing and peaceful holiday in a beautiful spot along the Sicilian coast. The hotel's wonderful range of leisure and business facilities cater for almost any guest and help to create a memorable holiday in Taormina.
Individuals, couples and families
Hotel 24 Hour Reception
Hotel Air Conditioning Public Areas
Hotel Currency Exchange
Hotel Internet Access
Hotel Laundry Service
Hotel Luggage Storage