Hotel Villa Ducale - Taormina

Via Leonardo Da Vinci 60, Taormina, Italy, 98039  show map
 4 stars
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Hotel Villa Ducale - Taormina

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Sports activities

Tennis court

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Business corner

Overview

Hotel Villa Ducale Taormina in the upper city has undergone a renovation in 2010 and today changed focus from the aristocratic atmosphere of Sicilian villa to charming boutique hotel with distinct intimate feel. The hotels sits at the gateway to the main pedestrian path Corso Umberto packed with Arab-Norman architecture, fashion shops, and upscale restaurants.

Due to recent changes Hotel Villa Ducale Taormina offers a full range of amenities from restaurant, golf course and open-air Jacuzzi pool to complimentary Internet, car hiring and concierge services.

The hotel features 11 Double rooms and 6 suites all individually designed in traditional

Sicilian style.

The rooms are furnished for your pleasure from armchairs, Jacuzzi, jet shower, and selected toiletries. If you are on business stay, there is always a desk with office chair to cater your needs.

For filling dining or just a cocktail after sunset there is a Panoramic Terrace.

Hotel Villa Ducale offers shuttle service to bring you to hotel otherwise there are regular buses running through a bus stop in front of the hotel.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of rooms:   18.

Rooms

Hotel Villa Ducale Taormina offers exclusive choice of rooms designed with clear adherence to Sicilian style. It includes King size bed or two twin beds, balcony or terrace with stunning views and elegant furnishings from cozy armchairs to a jacuzzi, slippers and extra toiletries.

Dining options

Complimentary breakfast is served every day at Panoramic Terrace and features traditional Sicilian cooking. In addition, individual dinners to your room are available on request. In the evening you may refresh with a drink at the bar open from 10.30am to 11pm.

Services

On business stay to Hotel Villa Ducale Taormina you profit from 24 hour room service,WI-FI, car hiring is also available.

Leisure

Hotel Villa Ducale Taormina provides great fun opportunities that you may visit the city without leaving your hotel. From a golf course to spacious garden with sun decks and small Jacuzzi pool, you have the very best of your stay at Hotel Villa Ducale Taormina.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • VIP check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • No elevators
  • Wheelchair access

Guest Parking

  • private parking is possible on site at EUR 15 per day.

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court

Services

  • Paid beach shuttle
  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business corner
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sun terrace
  • Library
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Courtyard view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Bathroom telephone

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow menu

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 14 may stay at the price of EUR 70 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of EUR 70 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Hotel Villa Ducale - Taormina Taormina location
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Hotel Address:

Via Leonardo Da Vinci 60, Taormina, Italy, 98039

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City Center
  • Taormina
    700 m
Airports
  • Fontanarossa (CTA)
    47.3km
Restaurants
  • Inari (cuisine: Creperie)
    280 m
  • Magna Grecia (cuisine: Italian)
    320 m
Beaches
  • Spiaggia di Mazzeo
    500 m
  • Mazzaro
    960 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    18

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Rooms and availability

Hotel Villa Ducale Taormina offers exclusive choice of rooms designed with clear adherence to Sicilian style. It includes King size bed or two twin beds, balcony or terrace with stunning views and elegant furnishings from cozy armchairs to a jacuzzi, slippers and extra toiletries.

Hotel Villa Ducale Double Superior Room Double Classic RoomHotel Villa Ducale Double Superior Room Double Classic Room
Double Superior Room
Bed type: Double Bed
Size: 22m2
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Spacious room individually furnished in typical Sicilian style offers a cozy seating area, work area, flat screen TV and private bathroom with all amenities. This room has a terrace with table and chairs and breathtaking view over the sea.

Room facilities
    Hotel Villa Ducale Suite De-Luxe Double Superior RoomHotel Villa Ducale Suite De-Luxe Double Superior Room
    Suite De-Luxe
    Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed
    Size: 33m2
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Spacious suite individually furnished in typical Sicilian style offers a sumptuous bedroom, separate living room, work area, flat screen TV and private bathroom with a shower and bath tub. This suite has a terrace with table and chairs and breathtaking view over the sea.

    Room facilities
      Hotel Villa Ducale Junior Suite Suite De-LuxeHotel Villa Ducale Junior Suite Suite De-LuxeHotel Villa Ducale Junior Suite Double Superior Room
      Junior Suite
      Bed type: King or Twin beds or 1 Super-King Size bed or Double or Twin beds
      Size: 35m2
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      Comfortable suite individually furnished in typical Sicilian style offers a spacious living room with a sofa, work area, flat screen TV and private bathroom with a shower and bath tub. This suite has a terrace with table and chairs and breathtaking view over the sea.

      Room facilities
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        Comfortable room individually furnished in typical Sicilian style offers a cozy seating area, work area, flat screen TV and private bathroom with a Jacuzzi shower and bath tub. This room has a terrace with table and chairs.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Hotel Villa Ducale - Taormina Taormina location
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        Hotel Address:

        Via Leonardo Da Vinci 60, Taormina, Italy, 98039

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Taormina
          700 m
        Airports
        • Fontanarossa (CTA)
          47.3km
        Restaurants
        • Inari (cuisine: Creperie)
          280 m
        • Magna Grecia (cuisine: Italian)
          320 m
        Beaches
        • Spiaggia di Mazzeo
          500 m
        • Mazzaro
          960 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2010
        • Number of rooms:
          18

        Hotel Awards

        ItalianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedTaorminaHotel Villa Ducale

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Luxury Hotels in Italy

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        Hotel Villa Ducale Location

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        What's nearby

        What's nearby.

        The hotel owns perfect location for both leisure and business types being half way to the town centre and half way to rural idyll. This places the hotel within walking distance to Palazzo sei Congressi and a short drive to cultural sites like Isola Bella Taormina and Greek Amphitheater.

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 600 m

        Places of interest

        • Isola Bella Taormina - 1.7km

        Shopping areas

        • Corso Umberto - 500 m

        Amusement

        Museums

        • Römisches Theater - 1.6km

        Theaters

        • Greek Amphitheater - 1.0km

        Local Attractions

        • Playa Sole Luna - 2.5km
          Via Lungomare 1, Taormina
        • Lido l'Aurora Celeste - 3.7km
          Viale Strascina, Giardini Naxos
        • Lido Stockholm - 3.9km
          Via Nazionale, Taormina
        • Lido Europa - 3.2km
          Via Tysandros, Giardini Naxos
        • La Spiaggia Libera di Letojanni - 3.9km
          Via Luigi Rizzo, Letojanni

        Near the hotelNear the hotel

        • Spiaggia di Mazzeo - 500 m
          Via Alcide De Gasperi 11, Taormina
        • Parco Comunale di Taormina - 940 m
          Via Bagnoli Croce, Taormina
        • Mazzaro - 960 m
          Taormina, SicilyItaly
        • Chiesa di San Giuseppe - 560 m
          Piazza IX Aprile, Taormina
        • Public Gardens (Parco Duca di Cesar) - 940 m
          Via Bagnoli Croce, Sicily
        • Duomo Santa Catarina - 960 m
          Taormina, SicilyItaly

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Inari - 280 m

          Address: Piazza Andromaco, 4
          Phone: 00393803572541

          79% likes this, based on 18 reviews
          Cuisine: Creperie

        • Tiramisu Trattoria - 420 m

          Address: Apollo Arcageta 9
          Phone: 094221172

          78% likes this, based on 113 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
          Price Range: GBP 20 - GBP 51

        • Ristorante Pizzeria Villa Zuccaro - 460 m

          Address: Piazza Carmine, 5
          Phone: 0942 628018

          86% likes this, based on 327 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian

        • Magna Grecia - 320 m

          Address: Viale Pancrazio 3

          Cuisine: Italian

        • Malvasia - 450 m

          Address: Via Apollo Arcageta 8
          Phone: 340 3077032

          85% likes this, based on 267 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian
          Price Range: GBP 19 - GBP 23

        Getting there.

        The hotel supports private transfers from/to Catania airport at price Euro 90,00 for an hour drive. Otherwise, there is always a taxi or bus to the hotel with bus stop opposite the hotel's setting. The main pedestrian thoroughfare Corso Umberto is only 15 minutes away by foot.

        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2010
        • Number of rooms:
          18

        Hotel Awards

        ItalianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedTaorminaHotel Villa Ducale

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Luxury Hotels in Italy

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        Hotel Villa Ducale Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Villa Ducale

        Individual guest reviews

        • Couple
          6.6

          The location is amaizing.You are on top of hill with view to mount Etna and the bay . The staff in the hotel is verry kind and helpful. I think the best I ever met.They make you feel coumftouble from the minet you arive.

          I got wrealy disapointed from room we got. I was finishing my week holidays at Sicily and decided to stay last 2 nights in Taormina. The room has been marketed as "Garden view room"and the pictures look wrealy nice . It didn't mather to me and I was totaly ok to be in garden view room.But eventualy the room looked more like a basement , actualy it has been totaly diferent room than in the pictures, no bath, no garden view. I asked to upgrade, but they were totaly booked so I stayed for 2 days in boonker like room. So the hotel is good but , do not book the "garden view" rooms. Room 15 to be more specific.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          The hotel is excellent. The view on Etna from the room and from the restaurant, as well as the view on the coast are amazing. Very good breakfast, with local speicalities and not only the well-known hotel breakfast. The personal was extremely helpful and friendly. The best is, ask them before you plan to visit something. they are helping with information, in sicilly you may find yourself otherwise in front of some closed museum...The hotel is not a cheap one but for the price you have all ammenities in a 4-Star hotel and a familiar athmosphere. The hotel is some km away from Taormina, on a hill, but they offer bus transfer for free. Book a room with view on sea.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          The Villa Ducale is a very special place. Perched high up overlooking a spectacular panoramic view of Taormina's sea and coastline, and in the shadow of Mount Etna, this hotel has to have one of the best positions in Sicily. The hotel itself follows traditional designs, but with all the comforts that today's travellers expect - and more. Our room was delightful, the bed very comfortable, the bathroom extremely well appointed. The breakfast is excellent, with local produce and home-cooking. There is an added bonus of cakes at teatime and canapes on the terrace before dinner for guests! And, as if all this wasn't enough, we then come to the staff. We have rarely met such delightful people. All of them are genuinely friendly and helpful and do everything possible to ensure that their guests have everything they want from their holiday. The family-run hotel is professionally managed to a very high standard, with impeccable attention to detail. The efficient shuttle bus service, provided by the hotel, is available to guests at no extra charge and is easy to use. If you want a holiday where you feel like a personal friend, where you don't have to lift a finger, then the Villa Ducale is for you. We loved it.

        • Family with children
          9.2

          The view, hospitality and breakfast were outstanding. The lighted and clear mirror in the bathroom made everybody look beautiful. I also liked having a be-day. It was very quiet because it was a long walk from the action of the town.

          I didn't like that the only view to the outside was through the door, no other windows in the small room. It was a long walk from town.

        • Couple
          9.2

          Great views and friendly staff.

          The location at the top of the hill of Taormina is a bit of a trek, but it is good to get some exercise.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          The staff was wonderful - treat you like family. Food was great - room was beautiful.

          Bed was a bit too firm for us - need to take shuttle to town - neither was a big deal.

        • Family with children
          10.0

          This is the most amazing place we have ever stayed at in our lives. Everything from the staff, location, attention to detail in the room, incredible food and views was out of the ordinary. It has set a standard for any holiday we will ever have.

        • Older travelers
          9.2

          Just wonderful. The hospitality of the hotel staff was amazing. The design and antique furniture of the room was so impressive. They offered not only the rich breakfast but also tea time in the afternoon and and finger snacks in the early evening. Water in the friedge was free. It is a bit expensive than many other hotels in Taormina, but it is worth staying.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          We loved Villa Ducale! The view was stunning! The hotel staff was fabulous. Guest rooms were lovely and bathrooms spacious. The amenities were 5-star level...robes, slippers, fresh flowers, in-room coffee/tea with china cups, sumptious buffet breakfast, complimentary tea and pastries late afternoon, appetizers in the early evening. Free and frequent shuttle service to the town of Taormino. This is a fabulous hotel. Highly recommended!!!

        • Couple
          9.2

          Wonderful view of Mt Etna. Fantasticly warm welcome with a free glass of bubbly on our arrival. Very friendly staff.

          It wasn't cheap at €300.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          This was an excellent hotel that more than lived up to the reviews on Trip Advisor. The staff were welcoming, friendly without being intrusive, nothing was too much trouble. The views from the restaurant and from the terrace outside the bedroom were breathtaking, the room itself was carefully decorated and the bathroom was large and light. As everyone has mentioned, the breakfast was excellent, the best I have had in an Italian hotel, where it can be a little sparse and pre- packed. The pastries were fabulous. I have no hesitation in recommending this lovely hotel.

          The hotel sets itself high standards so any complaint could only be at the level of 'niggles' and there were a couple: the only mirrors were in the bathroom and the almost full length one was in the shower, which was not convenient! Also there were insufficient hooks (1 only) in the bathroom for wet towels. It was a little annoying that supplies in the bedroom for tea were not replenished, though it was easy enough to replenish them oneself from the restaurant, however at this level of hotel this should be automatic, as should the replacement of used glasses. But none of the above detracted from our overall pleasure with our stay.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          Staff extremely helpful attentive in all respects,room small but comfortable.Breakfast absolutely the best.Wished to stay extra night no bookings but they arranged booking with there other hotel Villa Carlotta transferred our luggage etc. a wonderful stay.

        • Couple
          3.8

          The view from the terrace.

          In my opinion Hotel Villa Ducale failed to retain the high expectations obtained from the positive review from ta and numerous sites. Location: It is situated high in the mountain and due to the location Staff: I felt the staff at the hotel were generally pleasant however there were moment when I felt as I though should be privileged to be staying at their hotel due to the conduct of the staff. Value: There are certain expectation when you are paying region of €250+ per night. Rooms were small and wear and tear signs of painted wall along with gathering dust around the TV is definitely what I expect. I have travelled all continents of the world and stayed in a tent to 5 star hotels. Summary: My stay at this hotel was the last leg of our honeymoon in Sicily. Unfortunately for us, our stay here has left us with sour taste to our trip. Obviously there has been great review of this hotel in hundreds but unfortunately for us, we could not say the same.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Hotel Villa Ducale - Taormina Taormina location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Via Leonardo Da Vinci 60, Taormina, Italy, 98039

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Taormina
          700 m
        Airports
        • Fontanarossa (CTA)
          47.3km
        Restaurants
        • Inari (cuisine: Creperie)
          280 m
        • Magna Grecia (cuisine: Italian)
          320 m
        Beaches
        • Spiaggia di Mazzeo
          500 m
        • Mazzaro
          960 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2010
        • Number of rooms:
          18

        Hotel Awards

        ItalianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedTaorminaHotel Villa Ducale

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Luxury Hotels in Italy

        Use Badge