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Hotel Villa Ducale, Taormina

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Via Leonardo Da Vinci 60TaorminaME98039Italy
4-star Mediterranean hotel in Taormina near Greek Theater
  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi
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Hotel Villa Ducale, Taormina

from $115
  • Basic Room, Courtyard Area
  • Superior Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Sea View, Sea Facing
  • Junior Suite, Sea View, Sea Facing
  • Design Suite, Sea View, Annex Building
  • Design Suite, Sea View, Sea Facing
  • Deluxe Double Room, Terrace, Sea View
  • Junior Suite (Superior)
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About Hotel Villa Ducale, Taormina

Situated in Taormina, Hotel Villa Ducale is close to the Saracen Castle and on the outskirts of the historical center where you can find the Greek Theatre, the Archaeological Museum, and the Duomo. Most beach clubs can be reached within a 15-minute drive; return shuttles are available.

Hotel Features.
Renovated in March 2016, this romantic hotel features a furnished terrace with astonishing sea and coastline views, and offers a complimentary shuttle service to the town center at set times. The hotel also features a bar/lounge, and a restaurant that offers a complimentary buffet breakfast with homemade Sicilian products, a tea-time buffet, complimentary cocktail-time buffet, and à la carte Sicilian homemade meals. Free WiFi is available in public areas, and a computer station is located on site. The staff can provide tour/ticket assistance. Additional amenities include an outdoor whirlpool hot tub, sun deck with loungers, and multilingual staff. Guest parking is available at cost on a limited first-come, first-served basis. Free-of-charge nearby parking is also available along the road. This is a smoke-free property.

The 17 air-conditioned guestrooms at Hotel Villa Ducale (most of which enjoy sea views) include an electric kettle, minibar, complimentary tea/coffee, and bottled water. Free WiFi is provided. Televisions are equipped satellite channels and pay TV. All accommodations provide direct-dial phones and balconies or patios. Bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries are available. Housekeeping is available daily. In addition, amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding and wake-up calls.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 17 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking (limited) *


  • Free area shuttle within 2 km

  • Beach shuttle *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
Working away
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built 1940
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Pay movies
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


La Terrazza - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.

Awards and affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Hotel Villa Ducale, Taormina’s small print

Also known as

  • Ducale
  • Hotel Villa Ducale Taormina, Sicily
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  • Hotel Villa Ducale
  • Hotel Villa Ducale Taormina
  • Villa Ducale
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  • Ducale Hotel Taormina


All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport.

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 3.50 per person, per night, up to 10 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.

Optional extras

Self parking costs EUR 20 per night

Rollaway beds are available for EUR 70.0 per night

Beach shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Hotel Villa Ducale, Taormina


  • Greek Theatre (30-minute walk)
  • Saraceno Castle (3-minute walk)
  • Sanctuary of Madonna della Rocca (5-minute walk)
  • Badia Vecchia (18-minute walk)
  • Taormina Archaeological Museum (18-minute walk)
  • Porta Catania (20-minute walk)
  • Palazzo dei Duchi di Santo Stefano (20-minute walk)
  • Church of Sant'Antonio Abate (20-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Catania (CTA-Fontanarossa) 49-min drive
  • Reggio di Calabria (REG-Strait of Messina) 98-min drive
  • Taormina Giardini Station 12-min drive
  • Giardini Naxos Station 21-min drive
  • Santa Teresa di Riva Station 25-min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Limited parking
  • Free area shuttle
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)

Hotel Villa Ducale, Taormina

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