San Domenico Palace Hotel (5 Star Hotels) Taormina
This hotel is no longer part of the
Piazza San Domenico, 5 - 98039 Taormina (Messina)
Tel. +39 0942 613111
Fax +39 0942 625506
Lasting luxury in Taormina
Three reasons why you'll love it here
- A 15th century monastery transformed into 5 star hotel
- The views of the sea, the Greek theater and Mount Etna
- Massimo Mantarro's superlative gourmet Sicilian cuisine
The five star San Domenico Palace Hotel, in Taormina, Sicily, was built on the site of a 15th century monastery, the original structure of which is still conserved.
Surrounded by beautiful gardens, the hotel enjoys fabulous views across the city from the ancient Greek theatre to the majestic peak of Mount Etna.
The guest rooms are located in both the Old Monastery wing and the modern Grand Hotel wing - all tastefully decorated and offering the utmost in elegance and comfort.
The hotel offers a number of Junior Suites, and Suites, including the "Truman Suite", named after the American President who stayed there. This unique apartment features imposing brass beds and beautiful red lacquered furniture, the latter imported from Asia especially for this most important of guests. The large windows of the suite look out over the Greek ruins and the meticulously kept Italian gardens, high above the sea.
Named after the Sicilian noble who, in 1866, inherited the Dominican monastery and converted it into a hotel, the Principe Cerami restaurant offers guests the best of the Sicilian gastronomic tradition. The freshest ingredients, the most delicate of flavors and the culinary artistry of the talented chef, Massimo Mantarro, have established the Principe Cerami as one of the most highly acclaimed restaurants in Taormina. The magnificent sea views which can be enjoyed from the dining room only add to the restaurant's appeal.
The "Oratorio dei Frati" lounge bar provides the perfect environment where to enjoy afternoon tea, or after dinner drink. The bar of the San Domenico Palace is furnished with small marble and wrought iron tables and comfortable armchairs, transformed in the winter season with the addition of the fire burning in the fireplace of what was once the monastery's refectory.
Light snacks are served until past midnight.
Taormina's long summer transmits a natural sensation of wellbeing which is increased and prolonged by the regenerating treatments offered at the San Domenico Palace's new Beauty Corner. The Beauty Corner offers an extensive series of treatments including professional massages and personalized beauty treatments for the face and body.
The San Domenico Palace Hotel has a number of function rooms and a fully-equipped Conference Centre. The conference facilities, situated in the surroundings of the ancient fifteenth-century church, can accommodate up to 400 people and are equipped with the most up-to-date audio-visual equipment.
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