4 star hotel Hotel Villa Ducale

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The Hotel Villa Ducale in Taormina is to be found in a genuine aristocratic, Sicilian villa from where you can admire a unique and spectacular view: on one side the vast, calm crystal sea extends out, while on the other Etna rises up, surrounded by a luscious vegetation which invites you to explore.

A romantic and relaxing place, immersed in nature and rich in history and traditions: ideal for lovers and for those who wish to regenerate themselves in magical, exclusive surroundings. Everything is taken care of in the smallest detail to offer our guests an unforgettable stay. The external areas are a celebration of nature: the terrace where breakfast is served, allows you to appreciate a spectacular view, while the delightful Mediterranean garden is dominated by the typical colors and perfumes of this land.

Internally, the Hotel has perfectly preserved the authentic atmosphere of a Sicilian villa: from the use of material such as terracotta, wrought iron and painted ceramics, to the warm, friendly welcome, offered in a sophisticated but informal context.

This small, elegant and luxurious hotel in Taormina has received countless awards and honors, special mentions and compliments from leading international tourism guides and magazines, quickly becoming in vogue for those who seek a special, unique vacation, in a charming setting in harmony with local culture and traditions. Elegance, style, charm, ambiance, relax, top quality services, courtesy and warmth are the cornerstones of Villa Ducale.

Every room in the Villa Ducale is a unique jewel, finished off in the smallest detail. Details to be uncovered day after day in order to immerse ourselves even further in a typically Sicilian atmosphere: painted ceramics created by local artisans, comfortable beds in wrought iron and terracotta flooring. All furnishings were created to preserve this land's most treasured traditions, without denying guests a wide range of comforts such as: plasma satellite TV, radio, mini-bar, remote controlled air conditioning, mini safe, direct phone line. The recently renovated bathrooms are ample and super-outfitted with Jacuzzi tub or shower, hair dryer and phone. All the rooms in this exclusive hotel in Taormina also have a splendid, private terrace from where you can admire a spectacular view of the sea and Etna.

The delicious breakfast is famous throughout the town, served until late into the morning on the magnificent terrace: a vast selection of homemade, Sicilian specialities both sweet and savory with genuine, healthy ingredients.

Facilities of Hotel Villa Ducale

General
24-Hour Front Desk, Bar, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms, Terrace
Services
Babysitting/Child Services, Breakfast in the Room, Bridal Suite, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Service, Laundry, Room Service, VIP Room Facilities

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Area information

Immersed in the nature, history and ancient traditions of this land, Villa Ducale is the ideal base for visiting Taormina, a town which attracted poets, artists and cinema stars and which today still represents one of the most valuable pearls in Sicily. The strategic position held by the Hotel Villa Ducale allows it to combine the convenience of being close to the town center, with the tranquility of finding yourself away from the bustle of the town. The town center of Taormina can be reached in about 10/15 minutes on foot, or using the hotel`s free bus service or one of the town council`s buses which stop right in front of the Hotel.

Taormina, with its spectacular Greek Theatre and its Arab-Norman buildings, is not the only site not to be missed. Not far from the Hotel, you will find Castelmola, an ancient Medieval village, Isolabella, an uncontaminated oasis and Etna, a paradise for naturalists and lovers of good food: the former will dedicate their time to climbing the volcano, while the latter will have the chance to taste some of the typical food and wine products from the area.

Immersed in the nature, history and ancient traditions of this land, Villa Ducale is the ideal base for visiting Taormina, a town which attracted poets, artists and cinema stars and which today still represents one of the most valuable pearls in Sicily. The strategic position held by the Hotel Villa Ducale allows it to combine the convenience of being close to the town center, with the tranquility of finding yourself away from the bustle of the town. The town center of Taormina can be reached in about 10/15 minutes on foot, or using the hotel`s free bus service or one of the town council`s buses which stop right in front of the Hotel.

Taormina, with its spectacular Greek Theatre and its Arab-Norman buildings, is not the only site not to be missed. Not far from the Hotel, you will find Castelmola, an ancient Medieval village, Isolabella, an uncontaminated oasis and Etna, a paradise for naturalists and lovers of good food: the former will dedicate their time to climbing the volcano, while the latter will have the chance to taste some of the typical food and wine products from the area.

Travel information

By plane

From "Fontana Rossa" airport in Catania there are several ways to reach the Hotel Villa Ducale:

  • By intercity bus you reach Taormina in under an hour (price of the ticket - 10 Euros)
  • By private taxi you can reach the Hotel Villa Ducale directly. Taormina is about 50km from the airport in Catania (booking through the hotel costs approx. 80 Euros).
  • By hiring a car, take the A18 motorway heading towards Messina and come off at Taormina. From there, follow the directions for the town center (approx. 2 km). Once you reach the town center, head straight in the direction of Castelmola until you see the sign for the Hotel Villa Ducale.

By train: Trains coming from Rome and the North of Italy directed towards Siracusa and Agrigento, stop at the Train Station, "Taormina-Giardini Naxos" which is approx. 5 km from the center of Taormina. To reach the Hotel Villa Ducale from the station, you can take the bus or a private taxi (cost, approx. 20 Euros).

By bus: The "Interbus" bus company links Rome and the main cities in Sicily with Taormina.

By car: From Messina or Catania, take the A18 motorway and come off at Taormina. Follow the signs for the town center (approx. 2 km) and, once there, head in the direction of Castelmola until you see the sign for the Hotel Villa Ducale.