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Castello San Marco Charming Hotel & Spa

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Outdoor pool
Private beach nearby, sun-loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Private beach nearby, sun-loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool

Overview of Castello San Marco Charming Hotel & Spa

Castello San Marco Charming Hotel & Spa

4.0 star property
4-star beach hotel with spa, near Marina di Cottone Beach

8.8/10 Fabulous

79 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Airport transfer
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Via San Marco 40, Calatabiano, CT, 95011

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Greek Theatre - 28 min drive
  • Mount Etna - 37 min drive

Getting around

  • Catania (CTA-Fontanarossa) - 53 min drive
  • Reggio di Calabria (REG-Strait of Messina) - 122 min drive
  • Calatabiano Station - 4 min drive
  • Alcantara Station - 5 min drive
  • Fiumefreddo Station - 12 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Restaurants

  • Al Fagiano - 5 min drive
  • Pasticceria Casablanca Massimo - 6 min drive
  • Pippo Lupo di Mare - 7 min drive
  • Lido La Romantica - 7 min drive
  • Cafe O'neil - 7 min drive

About this property

Castello San Marco Charming Hotel & Spa

Castello San Marco Charming Hotel & Spa offers a private beach where you can enjoy beach umbrellas, beachside drinks and sunloungers. The outdoor pool provides a splash of fun, while guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in massages, body wraps and aromatherapy. I MASTRI FLAVETTA, one of 2 restaurants, serves Mediterranean cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. A poolside bar, an outdoor tennis court and a hot tub are other highlights at this upmarket hotel. Fellow travellers say good things about the helpful staff and restaurant.

Languages

Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Romanian, Russian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 30 rooms

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2 PM until midnight
  • Express check-in available
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - midnight
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • One child (3 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding
  • Babysitting*

Pets

  • Pets stay for free (dogs only, up to 18 lb per pet)
  • Restrictions apply*
  • Food and water bowls available

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast each morning
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beach bar
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Playground
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's menu

What to do

  • Tennis
  • Private beach nearby
  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Skiing nearby

Working away

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Meeting room

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Limo or town car service
  • On-site car hire
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Beach sunloungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Ski storage

Facilities

  • Built in 1689
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • An outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Minibar
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Spa

AQUAE LEONIS has massage/treatment rooms. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs and body treatments. The spa is equipped with a mud bath, a sauna, a spa tub and Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic and hydrotherapy. Children under 7 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 6 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

I MASTRI FLAVETTA – This fine-dining restaurant specialises in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.50 per person, per night, up to 10 nights

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Guests under 6 years old are not allowed in the spa, and guests under 7 years old are only allowed with adult supervision
  • Reservations are required for spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place and staff at the property wear personal protective equipment.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy) guidelines.

Policies

<p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.</p> <p>This property accepts major credit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p> <p>Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 999.99 owing to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information on the booking confirmation.</p>

Also known as

Castello San Marco Charming Hotel Spa
Castello Marco Charming & Spa
Castello San Marco Charming Hotel & Spa Hotel
Castello San Marco Charming Hotel & Spa Calatabiano
Castello San Marco Charming Hotel & Spa Hotel Calatabiano

Frequently asked questions

Does Castello San Marco Charming Hotel & Spa offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Castello San Marco Charming Hotel & Spa does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Castello San Marco Charming Hotel & Spa?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Castello San Marco Charming Hotel & Spa?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Castello San Marco Charming Hotel & Spa?
Yes, dogs stay for free, with a maximum weight of 18 lb per pet. Food and water bowls are available.
Is parking offered on site at Castello San Marco Charming Hotel & Spa?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Castello San Marco Charming Hotel & Spa?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Castello San Marco Charming Hotel & Spa?
You can check in from 2 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM. Express check-in is available.
What is there to do at Castello San Marco Charming Hotel & Spa and nearby?
Practise your swing on the tennis courts. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and soothe your senses in the hot tub. Castello San Marco Charming Hotel & Spa also has an outdoor pool and a sauna, as well as a steam room and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Castello San Marco Charming Hotel & Spa?
Yes, there are 2 on-site restaurants, featuring al fresco dining and Mediterranean cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Al Fagiano (2.3 mi), Pasticceria Casablanca Massimo (2.8 mi) and Ristorante Valentino (3.1 mi).
What's the area around Castello San Marco Charming Hotel & Spa like?
Castello San Marco Charming Hotel & Spa is a short 11-minute walk from Taormina Coast and 18 minutes' walk from Marina di Cottone Beach.

Reviews

8.8

Fabulous

9.0/10

Cleanliness

9.2/10

Staff & service

8.4/10

Amenities

8.7/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.7/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful hotel
Beautiful hotel - former Castello with a private beach
Julian, 2-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

A real gem
we really enjoyed our stay in this superbly renovated castle. World class accommodation in a spacious room, exceptional swimming pool. The restaurant Giardino di Pietra has to be tried for a gourmet dinner while the Wine Bar Il Palmento can not be missed.
roberto, 3-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The hotel is located in a very quiet area but close to the main town and to the beach. The staff is very friendly and responsive to any question
ISABEL, 7-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Maxim, 3-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Gorgeous old world property. Our room had a terrace on the 1st floor with gorgeous landscape. Wine bar was right next door and prices were very reasonable. Great restaurant..AWESOME STAFF and TAXI DRIVERS!
Georgeen, 3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Very unique and beautiful grounds and rooms. Excellent service...kind staff
2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Beautiful estate and gardens Good breakfast in outdoor setting Negatives were 1. Limited understanding of English by staff 2. Inflexibility regarding check out times
5-night family trip
Verified Ebookers guest review

10/10 Exceptional

I am grateful to hotels.com for making an easy reservation after some difficulty... This hotel is paradise and was in every way elegant and enjoyable!
Margaret, 8-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Sicilian charm
Booking was somewhat “tricky” but perseverance paid off: arrival and stay made up for it! Lovely restaurant staff amazing spa amazing garden comfortable and elegant rooms The bonus is to be a few steps to the sea! Beauty and elegance remain the outstanding attributes!
Margaret, 3-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Nice setting, next to the beach, immaculate grounds. Given the price, breakfast could be more substantial. Overall a good choice if in the area.
1-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review