Located in the beautiful resort town of Taormina, with some stunning panoramic views of the nearby Mount Etna, the Hotel Excelsior is in an ideal spot for those looking for a truly memorable and relaxing holiday on the east coast of Sicily. The hotel is situated just a 10 minute walk from old quarter with its historic buildings, ancient Greek theatre and medieval castle, along with some of the brilliant beaches of the area just a short walk away.
This impressive 4-star hotel occupies a Moorish-style building providing an elegant and comfortable place to stay in such a beautiful location, with a host of 88 spacious and well-furnished rooms and some wonderful facilities and features such as its lush, exotic gardens and panoramic outdoor pool. The hotel also has access to a nearby private beach for a quiet place to relax and enjoy the sun or you can find some the most stunning beaches along the coast just 3km away. While at the hotel guests can enjoy some delicious traditional and international cuisine at the onsite restaurant or simply enjoy a cooling drink or cocktails in the comfort of the piano bar and lounge or under the sun on the terrace. There also business and event facilities available at this hotel with the impressive “Etna” meeting room, suitable for up to 100 people, along with all the conference equipment you would need and event catering can be provided by the restaurant and multilingual staff. The hotel can also provide a shuttle service on request to the beach or airport and additional facilities include free Wi-Fi access and a 24-hour reception able to help you with a variety of services such as planning excursions, laundry, currency exchange and concierge.
Distance from Airport:
42 miles - Catania Airport
The 88 rooms at the hotel include a choice of elegantly furnished single and double rooms, some of which are connecting and/or offer balconies for stunning views over the coast. All of the rooms feature a selection of amenities to help make your stay a comfortable one including en suite bathrooms, air conditioning and satellite TV.
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:
The elegant “Charlston” restaurant at the hotel is the perfect place to enjoy some typical local dishes as well as a rich menu of international dishes and of course a delicious selection of homemade deserts and fine wines. The restaurant is perfectly suited for an evening meal out as well as special occasions and business lunches; there is also plenty of outdoor space that makes for ideal places for banquet events.
For a great place to enjoy a cool drink light meal or simply relax after a long day with friends or family there is also a comfortable piano bar and lounge, which often features live music.
The hotel has a stunning outdoor pool situated in the lush green gardens, it features some great panoramic views of Mount Etna and is surrounded by a terrace with loungers and parasols to help you make the most of the sun.
With its stunning location in the beautiful town of Taormina close to much of the attractions and beaches in the area, the Hotel Excelsior would be the right choice for anyone looking for a relaxing and luxurious stay, with all a host of facilities to cater for both business and leisure.
Individuals, couples and families
Hotel 24 Hour Reception
Hotel Air Conditioning Public Areas
Hotel Currency Exchange
Hotel Laundry Service
Hotel Luggage Storage
Hotel Swimming Pool