San Domenico Palace Hotel, Taormina

Taormina, Italy
Neighborhood: Bay of Taormina

Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

NOTE: Due to refurbishment project, the hotel will remain closed for the 2018 Season. However, our two star Michelin Restaurant Principe Cerami will re-open from May 15th until September 30th.

For 2018:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Buffet Breakfast for two daily for duration of the stay
  • $100 USD equivalent Food & Beverage credit to be utilized during stay, not applicable at our Restaurant Cerami (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi


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PROPERTY SIZE: 105 rooms
ROOM STYLE: Classic
VIBE: Sophisticated
Beach Local Immersion Seclusion

San Domenico Palace Hotel, Taormina

Neighborhood: Bay of Taormina
Address:
Piazza San Domenico, 5
Taormina, 98039
Italy
Nearest Airport:
Fontanarossa (CTA)
29 mi / 46 km

Hotel Features

At the Hotel

Features

  • Business Center
  • Internet Access
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Michelin Star Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Restaurant


Recreation
  • Fitness Center
  • Golf
  • Pool

About Us

A LUXURY 5-STAR HOTEL ON THE EAST COAST OF SICILY

The San Domenico Palace Hotel sits in a truly magnificent setting that has attracted people from ancient times. A luxury 5-star hotel in an ancient Dominican monastery, it has views over Mount Etna and Taormina Bay on the east coast of Sicily not far from Messina. Countless famous writers, artists and composers, came here to savor this unique spot at the very tip of Italy.

City of Taormina

Discover Taormina’s rich heritage from Antiquity dating from 734 BC, when the Greeks arrived here and founded a town perched 200 meters above sea level on a rocky promontory facing Mount Etna. After them came Romans, Byzantines and Saracens, each leaving their architectural legacy.

Modern-style tourism, however, dates only from the late 19th century. This idyllic spot has attracted countless famous people, including artists of all kinds, stars of stage and screen, heads of state and monarchs. Among Taormina’s many notable monuments are the Ancient Theatre, which is surprisingly well-preserved, the 13th century cathedral and the 10th century Corvaja Palace.

Best of the Best

A stay at San Domenico Palace Hotel is the very definition of divine. Subtropical garden terraces cascade down the slope at this Dominican monastery, which boasts an otherworldly vantage over Taormina’s Greek amphitheater, Mount Etna and the Ionian Sea. The décor is elegantly simple, so as not to compete with the scenery; many of the 102 rooms are in the converted monastery, and some have private terraces. Other celestial offerings include two medieval cloisters, an inviting outdoor pool and haute Sicilian cuisine in Michelin-star Principe Cerami restaurant.

Hotel Tip

Ask the concierge to arrange a helicopter excursion over Mount Etna, Europe’s tallest, most active volcano, whose four craters regularly puff out smoke rings.

Location

Address
Piazza San Domenico, 5
Taormina, 98039
Italy
Neighborhood
Bay of Taormina
Nearest Airport
Fontanarossa (CTA), 29 Miles / 46 Kilometers

Guest Rooms & Suites

Classic Room

Classic Room

These rooms overlook either the Cloisters or the town of Taormina. Spacious, bright and sunny, they have classical furniture and every modern comfort. Size - 20-26m²

  • City View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet Access

Superior Room

Superior Room

88-20m² These rooms are in the Old Monastery and overlook either the Mediterranean Garden or Taormina Bay and Mount Etna. Simple yet elegant decor offsets the beauty of their setting.

  • Garden View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet Access

Deluxe Room

Deluxe Room

All rooms consist of a breathtaking sea view over the Bay of Taormina or the setting of the Greek Roman Theater. A private balcony or terrace is the ideal place to relax and enjoy the sunny and mild climate. The rooms featuring a terrace are also the ideal place to enjoy a romantic candlelight dinner. Average size in this category is 26 Square meters. Warm tones add depth to a simple yet elegant décor.

  • Gulf View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Internet Access

Executive Room

Executive Room

Enjoy a romantic, candlelight dinner available in your room with a supplement on private terrace or balcony of these delightful rooms overlooking either Taormina Bay or the Greek-Roman theatre. Warm tones add depth to a simple yet elegant décor.

  • Gulf View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Internet Access

Double Terrace Mini Pool

DOUBLE TERRACE MINI POOL

Situated in the Grand Hotel wing, this room offers the uniqueness of a luxuriant Mediterranean private terrace and the exclusivity of a jacuzzi pool with a panoramic view of the bay.

  • Gulf View
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Internet Access
  • Private Pool

Suite Terrace Mini Pool

SUITE TERRACE MINI POOL

Luxury is the watchword for this unique suite with an outdoor Jacuzzi on its own private terrace, ideal for a special event. A spacious bedroom gives onto an elegantly furnished living room, leading in turn to the terrace with its white drapes for shade and privacy. Can be connected to a Deluxe Room on request. Size - 58m²

  • Gulf View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Internet Access
  • Private Pool
  • Sitting Area

Junior Suite

Junior Suite

Decorated in Art Nouveau style, the suite consists of an open-plan bedroom with a living area for relaxing comfortably. There is also either a large terrace or a French balcony so you can enjoy breathtaking views over beautiful Taormina Bay. Size - 35-40m²

  • Gulf View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Internet Access
  • Sitting Area

Suite Grand Hotel

SUITE GRAND HOTEL

This exclusive suite is decorated in Art Nouveau style with stunning views over Taormina Bay and Giardini Naxos. A bedroom and living room come with one bathroom for simply the last word in luxury. Can be connected to a Deluxe Room on request.

  • Gulf View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Internet Access
  • Sitting Area

Suite Garden Wing

SUITE GARDEN WING

These Suites have luxurious and refined furniture all with view on the blossoming gardens, Taormina's bay and mount Etna misty peak . The Suites are functional and different to commons places, are ideal for introspective guest or for gust who loves History. On request they can be connected to a Superior Room.

  • Gulf View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet Access
  • Sitting Area
Total 9 Records

Facts & Policies

Facts
Experiences
Beach, Local Immersion, Seclusion
Vibe Sophisticated
Room Style Classic
Number of Rooms 105
Check-In Time 3:00 PM
Check-Out Time 11:00 AM
Early Arrivals & Late Departures

Please inquire..

Guaranteed Reservations & Deposits

A credit card number is required to confirm the booking. Room rates include VAT and service charge. Payment due upon departure.

Cancellation Policy

Individual rate plans may have varying cancellation policies. Check hotel availability rules for complete details.

Accepted Forms of Payment

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Maestro

Terms & Conditions

Seasonal closure: November - May every year. Check with the hotel for exact dates.

NOTE: Due to refurbishment project, the hotel will remain closed for the 2018 Season. However, our two star Michelin Restaurant Principe Cerami will re-open from May 15th until September 30th and be available to guests staying in Taormina.



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Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

NOTE: Due to refurbishment project, the hotel will remain closed for the 2018 Season. However, our two star Michelin Restaurant Principe Cerami will re-open from May 15th until September 30th.

For 2018:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Buffet Breakfast for two daily for duration of the stay
  • $100 USD equivalent Food & Beverage credit to be utilized during stay, not applicable at our Restaurant Cerami (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi


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