LocationThis pleasant hotel is situated on a hillside, affording idyllic views out over the bay of NaxÃ³s and Mount Etna. Lying amidst fabulous gardens directly beside the city park and above the road to the coast, the hotel is located within a few minutes walk of the resort centre where guests will discover links to the public transport network, a selection of shopping venues, restaurants, bars, pubs and nightclubs. It is some 15 minutes walk to the Corso Umberto, Taormina's famous pedestrianised avenue, as well as 15 minutes to the cable car station. Lido Caparena beach lies 4 km away and there is a regular complimentary shuttle bus service to the hotel from MazzarÃ² cable car station (fees apply from Corso Umberto).
FacilitiesThe hotel welcomes guests in a 4-storey building with a lift and 99 rooms. Guests are warmly welcomed by multilingual staff at the 24-hour reception desk in the lobby. Check-in/check-out service is available round the clock. Amenities include a baggage storage service and a currency exchange service. Wireless internet access (no extra charge) is provided in public areas. The tour desk offers assistance with booking excursions. The hotel has wheelchair-accessible facilities. Souvenirs can be purchased at the gift shop. A garden provides extra space for rest and relaxation in the open air. Additional facilities include a TV room. Guests arriving by car can park their vehicles in the car park. Further services and facilities include a babysitting service (for a fee), medical assistance, a transfer service, room service (for a fee), a laundry service, a coin-operated laundry and a hotel shuttle bus. Active guests can make use of the bicycle hire service to explore the surrounding area. Complimentary newspapers are available.
RoomsAir conditioning and central heating ensure that rooms maintain comfortable temperatures. Guests can enjoy the sea view from a balcony or terrace. Rooms include a double bed. Separate bedrooms are available. Children's beds and extra beds can be requested for younger guests. A safe, a minibar and a desk are also available. A direct dial telephone, a television with satellite/cable channels and WiFi (no extra charge) provide all the essentials for a comfortable holiday. Bathrooms are equipped with a shower, a bathtub and a bidet. For additional convenience, bathrooms also provide a hairdryer. For extra comfort in the bathrooms, guests are offered cosmetic products. Guests can also book wheelchair-friendly rooms with wheelchair-accessible bathrooms.
Sports/EntertainmentThe outdoor pool complex includes a children's swimming area and is ideal for working out or just relaxing. A sun terrace, sun loungers, and parasols are available. Refreshing drinks are served at the poolside snack bar. For guests who wish to keep active, cycling/mountain biking, tennis and golf are available. With water skiing, windsurfing, sailing and diving available, fans of water sports will have plenty to choose from. After an eventful day, guests can work out and recharge in the gym. The wellness offerings at the hotel include a spa, a beauty salon and massage treatments.
MealsDining facilities include a non-smoking restaurant, a dining room, a breakfast room and a bar. Half board can be booked. A delicious and varied buffet is prepared for breakfast every day, and a set menu can be ordered at dinner. Staff are also happy to provide gluten-free meals. Non-alcoholic beverages are available.