Excelsior Palace Hotel
LocationThis charming hotel enjoys a stunning location on a rocky ridge in Taormina on the outskirts of the historical city centre, near the Corso Umberto. From the hotel guests have fantastic views of the bay of Naxos. There is a regular bus service to the beautiful beaches of Taormina, and the funicular is some 30 minutes' walk from the hotel. It is roughly 45 km to the airport.
FacilitiesThe hotel was built in 1904. The hotel welcomes guests in a 4-storey building with a lift and 88 rooms. Multilingual staff at the reception desk in the lobby are happy to answer any questions. A baggage storage service and a safe are available. Wireless internet access (no extra charge) allows guests to stay connected while on holiday. The tour desk offers assistance with booking excursions. Wheelchair-accessible facilities are available. A fireplace creates a cosy atmosphere. Guests of the hotel are welcome to relax in the garden. Additional amenities include a TV room and a library. Guests arriving by car can park their vehicles in the car park for a fee (subject to availability). Other services include a transfer service, room service (limited hours), a laundry service, a coin-operated laundry, a page service, a hotel doctor and a hotel shuttle bus. Complimentary newspapers are available. The conference room is available for conferences, lectures and meetings.
RoomsRooms are equipped with air conditioning and central heating. Guests can enjoy the sea view from a balcony or terrace. Rooms include a double bed. Separate bedrooms are available. Children's beds can be requested for younger guests. A safe, a minibar and a desk are also available. Additional features include a refrigerator and a tea/coffee station. A direct dial telephone, satellite television and WiFi (no extra charge) are provided as well. Slippers are included. Bathrooms are equipped with a shower, a bathtub and a bidet. A hairdryer and bathrobes are available for daily use. For extra comfort in the bathrooms, guests are offered cosmetic products. Wheelchair-friendly rooms can be booked. The hotel has non-smoking rooms.
Sports/EntertainmentThe outdoor pool complex provides invigorating refreshment. A short break or an entire afternoon on the sun terrace, which features sun loungers and parasols, is time well spent. Refreshing drinks are served at the poolside snack bar. Those who prefer to stay active while on holiday can enjoy the on-site tennis or, for a fee, golf and a gym. Third-party operators also offer a gym.
MealsDining facilities include a restaurant, a café and a bar. Half board can be booked. Breakfast and dinner are served every day. Gluten-free meals and vegetarian dishes can be prepared on request.