TripAdvisor Reviews Granduca Taormina
Travel Blogs from Taormina
... t use because of the snow. Yeah, right. Another rip off. One just has to roll with it as fast as it rolls out of the pocket! Returning to last night, we had a nice dinner at "Il Fornillo" at the restorante where the kind lady found us our hotel for last night. We had such a funny Italian waiter. She was an older 'lady' with teeth akin to the witch of Endor and a screech to go with it. Everything she said was quite funny because of her 'particular' mannerisms. She ...
... pizza it was probably the best value, too. They had my newly crowned favourite ‘Diavola’ on the menu, so I indulged. I checked that they had a wood-fired oven before we sat down, so the crust was not an issue. The base was beautifully thin, so even after eating all of the crust I wasn’t feeling overly bloated. The toppings were quite tasty, but I suspect the overwhelming factor that influences the experience was the incredible view. ...
... for another hotel for us and booked us into a 5 star hotel on the water in the heart of the town, but not until our last 3 nights, which meant we had tomorrow night to find accommodation as well. We did look at quite a few hotels on our walk back to the cars, but they were all full.
After the best meal of the trip to date, we walked back to the car and then Luca took us even further up the mountain to Castle Mola, this was also a beautiful little cobble stone ...
... there might be one in the ticket office. Decide I can wait. By this time we have been off the ferry for more than 3 hours. (It turns out we could have got the Metro from the ferry terminal to the main station only 300m from the bus ticket office. 1 stop, 5 minutes, 2 euros.)
Eventually the bus turns up. It's a touring bus so we quickly learn you have to put your own luggage in the bays underneath; its up to you to make sure your luggage isn't ...
... right to me.
I anger the waiter when I decide to leave.
I continue to try and find a good restaurant - many have menus posted outside but they are closed for repairs - you can hear hammering, singing and chatting inside but no wonderful smells from the kitchen.
I'm not sure I'll find a suitable restaurant - one serving fresh, authentic Sicilian food, not one offering hamburgers.
Other places to stay in Taormina
Via Nazionale 105, Taormina | 4 star hotelfrom $269
- Enchanteur et haut de gamme !
- Awesome hotel
Via Madonna delle Grazie 3, Taormina | 4 star hotelfrom $327
- Fantastic stay at the Monte Tauro
- Not up to scratch!
- Selective information.....
Piazza San Domenico 5, Taormina | 5 star hotelfrom $401
- Gorgeous gardens, beautiful public rooms, disappointing bedrooms
- Wonderful and unique - like staying in a living museum
Via Teatro Greco 59, Taormina | 5 star hotelfrom $849
- Stunning service, views and rooms
- An oasis at the end of a long vacation
- Grand Prices, Grand View but no Grand Hotel
189 Via Nazionale, Taormina | 4 star hotelfrom $182
Bagnoli Croci 75, Taormina | 4 star hotelfrom $237
- Excellent location, staff rude and disapointing food
- Great Hotel, Not So Great Staff!
- Excellent hotel and excellent staff
Via Nazionale 147, Taormina | 5 star hotelfrom $269
Via Bagnoli Croci, 79, Taormina | 3 star hotelfrom $245
- Villa Belvedere - rude, arrogant, inhospitable
- Lovely hotel with beautiful views
- Terrific situation
Via Pirandello, 50, Taormina | 5 star hotelfrom $352
- Un vero 5 stelle lusso!
- Wunderbares San Pietro
- Superhotel in guter Lage
Via Guardiola Vecchia, 27 , Taormina | 4 star hotelfrom $187
- Great Hotel
- Fab Holiday
- Fantastic hotel, town and island
Via Nazionale,161, Taormina | 5 star hotelfrom $367
Via Bagnoli Croce 92, Taormina | 4 star hotelfrom $166
- Fabulous break
- Food dreadful, but stunning views
- Bristol Park Hotel August 2003
Via Don Bosco 10, Taormina | 2 star hotelfrom $90
Via Nazionale 107/A, Taormina | 5 star hotelfrom $306
Via Dietro Cappuccini, 10, Taormina | 3 star hotelfrom $100
Via Circonvallazione, 61, Taormina | 4 star hotelfrom $151
Via Bagnoli Croce 1, Taormina | 4 star hotelfrom $193
- A great hotel
- Only ok; lots of steps
- Good View But...
Via Nazionale 114, Taormina | 3 star hotelfrom $111
Via Leonardo da Vinci 83, Taormina | 3 star hotelfrom $96
Via Dietro Cappuccini, Taormina | 2 star hotelfrom $97
Via Toselli 8, Taormina | 4 star hotelfrom $167
- Excellent location - good hotel
- Price is not in proportion to quality offered
- Super hotel and location
Via Guardiola Vecchia, 34-37, Taormina | 4 star hotelfrom $195
- Fabulous small hotel with great service and views
- Lovely hotel;great location;teriffic views
- Breathtaking views
Via L Pirandello 60, Taormina | 3 star hotelfrom $171
- Fantastic Place to stay!
- A great stay at the Bel Soggiorno
- We would happily return to Bel Soggiorno
Piazzale Della Funivia, Taormina | 3 star hotelfrom $113
Via Madonna delle Grazie 9, Taormina | 4 star hotelfrom $86