San Domenico Palace - Taormina

Piazza San Domenico 5, Taormina, Italy, 98039  show map
 5 stars
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San Domenico Palace - Taormina

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Editorial review:

This 15th-century peaceful monastery has great views of Mount Etna and the bay of Taormina. The rooms have gorgeous decorations and the public rooms are outstanding. The staff is dressed immaculately and they are very helpful.

Overview

San Domenico Palace Hotel is a traditional 5-star property placed next to Etna, Isola Bella Taormina and Mazzaro. The hotel's Baroque building set in the center of Taormina was completely refurbished in 2003.

San Domenico Palace Hotel is also placed near to Duomo Santa Catarina, Taormina Cathedral and Public Gardens . The property lies within 1 km from the city center.

Guests can visit a church, a cathedral and a monastery as well as restaurants and bars close by.

San Domenico Palace Hotel is within a 50-minute drive to Fontanarossa airport.

Rooms

There are 105 beautiful rooms fitted with free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, an in-room safe, a work area and climate control. Rooms offer a stunning view over the sea. They feature bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and dressing gowns.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the café every morning. The restaurant serves Sicilian dishes. Refreshing drinks are offered in the poolside bar. Principe Cerami and La Cisterna del Moro are situated in a beach area, about 50 meters from the venue.

Services

Free private parking, currency exchange and a safe deposit box along with conference equipment and a business center are also at guests' disposal.

Relax

The hotel offers beauty therapy, reflex massage and facials for body relaxation and revitalization. On-site fitness amenities include fitness classes and a gym.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at EUR 25 per day.

Number of rooms:   105.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • DVDs/Videos for children

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Turndown service
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Bidet
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel San Domenico Palace - Taormina Taormina location
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Hotel Address:

Piazza San Domenico 5, Taormina, Italy, 98039

Get directions
City Center
  • Taormina
    600 m
Airports
  • Fontanarossa (CTA)
    46.9 km
Train Stations
  • Taormina - Giardini Naxos Train Station
    600 m
  • Taormina Cable Car - Via Pirandello
    900 m
Restaurants
  • Principe Cerami (cuisine: European)
    40 m
  • La Cisterna del Moro (cuisine: Italian)
    50 m
Parks
  • Parco Comunale di Taormina
    640 m
  • Public Gardens
    640 m
Beaches
  • Mazzaro
    900 m
  • Spiaggia di Mazzeo
    1.1 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    105

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Rooms and availability

San Domenico Palace photos Room Classic Room
Classic Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 22 m²
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  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
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Comfortable room decorated in traditional Sicilian style offers a cozy seating area, work area, mini-bar and private bathroom with all amenities.

Room facilities
    San Domenico Palace photos Room Classic Room
    Superior Room
    Bed type: Double bed or Double bed or Twin beds or Twin beds
    Size: 22 m²
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Comfortable room decorated in traditional Sicilian style offers a cozy seating area, work area, mini-bar and private bathroom with all amenities. This room features a beautiful sea view.

    Room facilities
      San Domenico Palace photos Room Superior Room
      Deluxe Room
      Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or Double bed or 2 Single beds
      Size: 26 m²
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      Spacious room decorated in traditional Sicilian style offers a cozy seating area, work area, mini-bar and private bathroom with all amenities. This room features a balcony with a beautiful sea view.

      Room facilities
        San Domenico Palace photos Room Superior Room
        Executive Room
        Size: 26 m²
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        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Air conditioning
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        Spacious room decorated in traditional Sicilian style offers a Double or Twin beds, a cozy seating area, work area, mini-bar and private bathroom with all amenities. This room features a furnished terrace with a beautiful sea view.

        Room facilities
          San Domenico Palace photos Room Executive Room
          Junior Suite
          Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed or Twin beds
          Size: 38 m²
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          • Air conditioning
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          Open space bedroom with seating area furnished in the warm colors of the sun, with large and comfortable terrace overlooking the stunning Taormina's Bay. Comfort and relax to make your stay unforgettable. The room offers a Double or Twin beds, work area, mini-bar and private bathroom with all amenities.

          Room facilities
            San Domenico Palace photos Room Junior Suite
            Suite Garden Wing Sea View
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            Open space bedroom with seating area furnished in the warm colors of the sun, with large and comfortable balcony overlooking the beautiful garden. The suite offers a Double or Twin beds, work area, mini-bar and private bathroom with all amenities.

            San Domenico Palace photos Room Junior Suite
            Suite Grand Hotel
            Size: 42 m²
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            • Free Wi-Fi
            • Air conditioning
            • Bathtub
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            Open space bedroom with seating area furnished in the warm colors of the sun, with large and comfortable terrace with a stunning view. The suite offers a Double or Twin beds, separate living room, work area, mini-bar and private bathroom with all amenities.

            Room facilities
              San Domenico Palace photos Room Classic Room
              Single Room Sea View
              Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
              Size: 22 m²
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              • Free Wi-Fi
              • Air conditioning
              • Bathtub
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              Comfortable room decorated in traditional Sicilian style offers a Double or Twin beds, a cozy seating area, work area, mini-bar and private bathroom with all amenities. This room features a sea view.

              Room facilities

                How to reach hotel

                hotel San Domenico Palace - Taormina Taormina location
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                Hotel Address:

                Piazza San Domenico 5, Taormina, Italy, 98039

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Taormina
                  600 m
                Airports
                • Fontanarossa (CTA)
                  46.9 km
                Train Stations
                • Taormina - Giardini Naxos Train Station
                  600 m
                • Taormina Cable Car - Via Pirandello
                  900 m
                Restaurants
                • Principe Cerami (cuisine: European)
                  40 m
                • La Cisterna del Moro (cuisine: Italian)
                  50 m
                Parks
                • Parco Comunale di Taormina
                  640 m
                • Public Gardens
                  640 m
                Beaches
                • Mazzaro
                  900 m
                • Spiaggia di Mazzeo
                  1.1 km
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  12 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Number of rooms:
                  105

                Hotel Awards

                ItalianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedTaorminaSan Domenico Palace

                According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                Best Luxury Hotels in Italy

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                San Domenico Palace Location

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                What's nearby

                Tourist attractions

                • Greek Amphitheater - 800 m

                Popular areas

                • City Center - 500 m

                Places of interest

                • Taormina Cathedral - 100 m
                • Naumachie - 400 m

                Train stations

                • Taormina - Giardini Naxos Train Station - 500 m
                • Taormina Cable Car - Via Pirandello - 800 m
                • Taormina Cable Car - Mazzaro' - 1.4 km

                Convention centers

                • Isola Bella - 1.5 km
                • Mazzaro - 1.7 km

                Amusement

                • Taormina Mare - 500 m

                Monuments and Landmarks

                • Isola Bella Taormina - 1.5 km

                Museums

                • Römisches Theater - 1.1 km

                Business areas

                • Corso Umberto - 100 m

                Local attractions

                • Lido Europa - 2.8 km
                  Via Tysandros, Giardini Naxos
                • Lido l'Aurora Celeste - 3.2 km
                  Viale Strascina, Giardini Naxos
                • Lido Stockholm - 4.3 km
                  Via Nazionale, Taormina
                • Playa Sole Luna - 2.9 km
                  Via Lungomare 1, Taormina
                • La Spiaggia Libera di Letojanni - 4.3 km
                  Via Luigi Rizzo, Letojanni

                Near the hotel

                • Chiesa di San Giuseppe - 270 m
                  Piazza IX Aprile, Taormina
                • Public Gardens - 640 m
                  Via Bagnoli Croce, Sicily
                • Duomo Santa Catarina - 900 m
                  Taormina, SicilyItaly
                • Parco Comunale di Taormina - 640 m
                  Via Bagnoli Croce, Taormina
                • Mazzaro - 900 m
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                • Spiaggia di Mazzeo - 1.1 km
                  Via Alcide De Gasperi 11, Taormina

                Restaurants nearby

                • Principe Cerami - 40 m

                  Address: Piazza San Domenico, 5/59

                  74% likes this, based on 56 reviews
                  Cuisine: European

                • La Piazzetta - 100 m

                  Address: Via Paladini, 5
                  Phone: 0942626317

                  70% likes this, based on 336 reviews
                  Cuisine: Italian
                  Price Range: CAD 57 - CAD 75

                • Rosso Peperoncino - 120 m

                  Address: Via Sacramento 2B
                  Phone: 0942 625150

                  80% likes this, based on 298 reviews
                  Cuisine: Italian

                • La Cisterna del Moro - 50 m

                  Address: Via Bonifacio, 1
                  Phone: 0942 23001

                  64% likes this, based on 110 reviews
                  Cuisine: Italian

                • Trattoria Don Ciccio - 110 m

                  Address: Via Damiano Rosso 19
                  Phone: +39 0942 628341

                  76% likes this, based on 325 reviews
                  Cuisine: Italian
                  Price Range: CAD 30 - CAD 98

                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  12 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Number of rooms:
                  105

                Hotel Awards

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                Best Luxury Hotels in Italy

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                San Domenico Palace Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at San Domenico Palace

                Average guest rating

                8.4out of 10
                Superb
                Based on 81 reviews

                Rating by category:

                Value
                10.0

                Guest reviews

                • Couple
                  9.6

                  A beautiful hotel in an exceptional location. Well worth pushing your budget to experience at least one night here - you won't be disappointed. The staff are very friendly and offered us a free upgrade so that we made the most of our one night stay. I would have loved to have stayed longer.

                  Only positive comments to offer!

                • Older travelers
                  7.8

                  Enchanting building and environment.

                  My booking confirmation specifically stated that we'd get a room with a garden and see view in the old wing. Even though we asked for it we got a room in the new wing with view of the sea and a construction site. Two of the restaurants and the pool area were closed and this was not indicated in the hotel informantion. Restaurant staff not particularly helpful.

                • Older travelers
                  7.0

                  The location of the hotel was the best. Also, the view from our room was spectacular.

                  The hotel need some updating, I.E., carpeting is tired as well as the furniture.

                • Older travelers
                  6.6

                  The view from our room was one of the most beautiful we have had.The breakfast was very good , the decor was very interesting . The pianoist at night was lovely after dinner. This is not really suitable for children. The prices of the beverages are over the top but if money is not a problem then this hotel is a must for you. The main shopping street is only 5 minutes from the hotel and it has everyshop. Woman could want. The shower in our standard double room was not 5 star. It was expensive for us but worth the experience. It had a 6 star ambience and was lovely to work around. I think this is the most beautiful hotel in Taoromina and we will possibly return , we met a couple who had returned 5 times so this says something. I do not think you will be disappointed although you will be a few Euro less,

                  The shower in our superior double was not 5 star the drink prices are high 16 euro for a double gin , the bathroom was a smelly but we were wrong in not complaining , we may have been moved. There is not a lift but there was only one floor so unless you are disabled not a problem.

                • Older travelers
                  6.6

                  Historic place. Central location. View.

                  Prices for amenities out of consideration. Seems out of time,specificaly swiming pool. .

                • Older travelers
                  8.8

                  Excellent breakfast included. Historic feel of the buildings - excellent ambience. Helpful staff.

                  A "superior" double room was quite small

                • Older travelers
                  9.6

                  Centrally located within Taormina, a short walk onto the main street.

                • Family with children
                  7.0

                  Good location, spacious rooms, charming

                  Staff very haughty, can't eliminate sewerage smell, rooms can be dark

                • Family with children
                  8.2

                  Gorgeous historical hotel with amazing views, convenient location and highly professional staff. Gardens are the most beautiful in the city and a visit through the grounds is a destination in itsellf. Beautiful restaurants and bars.

                  No sound proofing, we could hear our neighbors and restaurant sounds in the morning. Surprisingly stingy in providing Internet services to guests, charges even in common areas unlike any of the other luxury properties we stayed in during our trip in Sicily.

                How to reach hotel

                hotel San Domenico Palace - Taormina Taormina location
                Show big map »

                Hotel Address:

                Piazza San Domenico 5, Taormina, Italy, 98039

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Taormina
                  600 m
                Airports
                • Fontanarossa (CTA)
                  46.9 km
                Train Stations
                • Taormina - Giardini Naxos Train Station
                  600 m
                • Taormina Cable Car - Via Pirandello
                  900 m
                Restaurants
                • Principe Cerami (cuisine: European)
                  40 m
                • La Cisterna del Moro (cuisine: Italian)
                  50 m
                Parks
                • Parco Comunale di Taormina
                  640 m
                • Public Gardens
                  640 m
                Beaches
                • Mazzaro
                  900 m
                • Spiaggia di Mazzeo
                  1.1 km
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  12 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Number of rooms:
                  105

                Hotel Awards

                ItalianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedTaorminaSan Domenico Palace

                According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                Best Luxury Hotels in Italy

                Use Badge