The Best Hotels near Etna

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best luxury, boutique, and most charming hotels near Etna. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Monaci delle Terre Nere

Resort

Rated 9.0 in 155 reviews

Set at an altitued of 500 metres above the sea level, at the foot of Mount Etna, Monaci delle Terre Nere is 2 km outside… See more

Set at an altitued of 500 metres above the sea level, at the foot of Mount Etna, Monaci delle Terre Nere is 2 km outside the town of Zafferana Etnea. A former winery surrounded by the greenery and vineywards, it offers free Wi-Fi and parking.
The property extends over a surface of 25 hectares and the rooms are distributed throughout the entire area.

Set either in the main historical building or immersed in the property's vineyards, the elegant rooms at this boutique property have original features such as wood-beamed ceilings or exposed stone walls. Each one has a balcony or patio with a view of the garden, sea or Mount Etna.

An organic breakfast buffet is served daily. The property has over 100 species of fruit on site and produces its own vegetables, which can be enjoyed at the Locanda Nerello restaurant, open for lunch and dinner.

The Monaci delle Terre Nere is 20 minutes' drive from the nearest beach and from the town of Acireale. Taormina is 35 km away and a shuttle service is available to Catania-Fontanarossa Airport, 40 minutes away by car.

The property has a wine cellar of its own production, has a private helicopter landing pad.

The property offers services for families.

Rooms from $637

Castello di San Marco Charming Hotel & SPA

Resort

Rated 9.0 in 377 reviews

This impressive 17th-century castle is set in a 10-acre park on the coast 20 minutes' drive from Taormina. In summer… See more

This impressive 17th-century castle is set in a 10-acre park on the coast 20 minutes' drive from Taormina. In summer, Castello di San Marco Charming Hotel & SPA has its own private beach.

Castello di San Marco Charming Hotel offers suites set in its private park. Each suite is air conditioned and features a minibar and tea and coffee making facilities. A buffet breakfast is served each morning.

The property has 2 restaurants. Mastri Flavetta is a traditional Sicilian dining hall that is open for dinner from May until 31 October. During summer, you can dine outdoors at Giardino di Pietra and the grill restaurant by the pool is open for lunch.

A spa including a hot tub, a Turkish bath and a sauna is available on site. There is a tennis court and bikes can be rented at reception.

Castello di San Marco is 5 minutes' drive from Calatabiano and is ideal for visiting Taormina and Mount Etna. Popular local activities include horse riding, scuba diving and sightseeing tours.

Rooms from $192

Relais San Giuliano

Rated 9.0 in 227 reviews

Situated in Viagrande, Relais San Giuliano provides a garden, shared lounge and bar. The accommodation offers free WiFi… See more

Situated in Viagrande, Relais San Giuliano provides a garden, shared lounge and bar. The accommodation offers free WiFi.

Guest rooms at the hotel are equipped with a seating area and a flat-screen TV. Rooms are complete with a private bathroom, while some units at Relais San Giuliano also boast a terrace. The units at the accommodation have air conditioning and a desk.

A continental breakfast is served every morning at the property.

Relais San Giuliano offers a sun terrace.

Catania is 13 km from the hotel, while Taormina is 31 km from the property. Catania Fontanarossa Airport is 16 km away.

Rooms from $153

Donna Carmela Resort & Lodges

Rated 9.2 in 294 reviews

Surrounded by Mediterranean gardens with a summer outdoor pool, Boutique Hotel Donna Carmela is a boutique hotel set 7… See more

Surrounded by Mediterranean gardens with a summer outdoor pool, Boutique Hotel Donna Carmela is a boutique hotel set 7 km from Riposto. This property offers free WiFi, modern-style rooms, luxurious bungalows and a one-bedroom house.

Accomodation is air conditioned, and includes a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with toiletries and hairdryer. Some suites are set on 2 levels, bungalows are set in eco-friendly wooden bungalows and the house has a small hydromassage pool and kitchenette.

The on-site restaurant specialises in gourmet Sicilian dishes accompanied by a good selection of local wines.

Guests can rent 1 of Donna Carmela boutique hotel's free bicycles to explore the surrounding area.

The hotel is a 15-minute drive from Acireale and Taormina is 20 km from the property. Catania Fontanarossa Airport can be reached in 35 minutes by car.

Rooms from $158

Ramo d'Aria Etna Boutique Hotel

Rated 9.0 in 549 reviews

Located in Giarre, 28 km from Taormina Cable Car - Mazzaro Station, Ramo d'Aria Etna Boutique Hotel provides… See more

Located in Giarre, 28 km from Taormina Cable Car - Mazzaro Station, Ramo d'Aria Etna Boutique Hotel provides accommodation with free bikes, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool and a garden. With free WiFi, this 4-star hotel has a restaurant and a bar. The accommodation offers room service, a concierge service and organising tours for guests.

At the hotel, every room is equipped with a wardrobe. Complete with a private bathroom equipped with a bidet and free toiletries, guest rooms at Ramo d'Aria Etna Boutique Hotel have a flat-screen TV and air conditioning, and certain rooms include a terrace. At the accommodation each room comes with bed linen and towels.

Ramo d'Aria Etna Boutique Hotel offers a children's playground. The area is popular for cycling, and car hire is available at the hotel.

Isola Bella is 28 km from Ramo d'Aria Etna Boutique Hotel, while Taormina Cable Car - Upper Station is 30 km away. The nearest airport is Catania Fontanarossa, 34 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $111

Zash Country Boutique hotel & SPA

Rated 8.6 in 297 reviews

Surrounded by orange and lemon groves in Archi, Zash Boutique Hotel offers stylish rooms and suites, a garden… See more

Surrounded by orange and lemon groves in Archi, Zash Boutique Hotel offers stylish rooms and suites, a garden, restaurant and terrace. Guests can explore the local area on the property’s free bikes, and Wi-Fi is free throughout.

Organic eggs, homemade cakes, croissants and fresh fruit are served daily at breakfast, and in summer months, guests can also enjoy a traditional Granita iced drink. The restaurant specialises in typical Sicilian dishes.

Modern rooms at the Zash Hotel all come with air conditioning, a minibar and flat-screen TV. The private bathroom includes a hairdryer.

The property offers free private parking, and is a 3-minute drive from beaches and the Mediterranean Sea.The popular town of Taormina is 25 km away.

Rooms from $212

Santantonioresort

Rated 9.2 in 474 reviews

Set in Riposto, 1.3 km from Torre Archirafi Beach, Santantonioresort offers accommodation with free bikes, free private… See more

Set in Riposto, 1.3 km from Torre Archirafi Beach, Santantonioresort offers accommodation with free bikes, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool and a garden. This 4-star hotel offers room service and a concierge service. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, a shared lounge and free WiFi throughout the property.

A buffet, continental or Italian breakfast can be enjoyed at the property. At the hotel you will find a restaurant serving Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. Vegetarian, dairy-free and vegan options can also be requested.

Santantonioresort offers a terrace. The area is popular for fishing and cycling, and car hire is available at the accommodation.

Riposto Beach is 2.4 km from Santantonioresort, while Fondachello Beach is 2.5 km from the property. The nearest airport is Catania Fontanarossa Airport, 38 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $170

Kepos Etna Relais & Exclusive Spa

Rated 9.1 in 287 reviews

Featuring an outdoor pool, restaurant and spa, Kepos Etna Relais & Exclusive Spa is located in Santa Venerina. It also… See more

Featuring an outdoor pool, restaurant and spa, Kepos Etna Relais & Exclusive Spa is located in Santa Venerina. It also features a sun terrace and free WiFi.

Rooms come with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV and private bathroom with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Some units have a seating/living area, while the apartment includes a kitchenette.

An abundant buffet breakfast with both sweet and savoury products can be enjoyed at the property. The restaurant is open for both lunch and dinner.

The spa includes a hot tub, Turkish bath, sauna as well as sensory showers. Massages are available on request.

Catania is 31 km from the hotel. The nearest airport is Catania Fontanarossa Airport, a 40-minute drive from the property.

Rooms from $271

Albatros Beach Hotel

Rated 9.1 in 517 reviews

Set along the Letojanni’s promenade facing the Ionian coast, Albatros Beach Hotel is right in front of its private… See more

Set along the Letojanni’s promenade facing the Ionian coast, Albatros Beach Hotel is right in front of its private beach. Recently renovated, it offers functional air-conditioned rooms with a balcony, a restaurant and car rental service.

A breakfast buffet is served daily in the restaurant and consists in croissants, cold cuts and cheese as well as homemade cakes. Open only for dinner, Albatros Hotel's restaurant specialises in Sicilian classics and international dishes. Drinks are available at the American bar, which is open round the clock.

Reached by 2 lifts, rooms feature a TV and a fully equipped private bathroom with bathtub or shower. Some of them overlook the sea while others face the mountains.

Guests can unwind on the furnished terrace with parasols or, alternatively, they can sunbathe on the private beach, which comes at additional costs.

A bus stopping 80 metres away provides links to Catania and Messina. The property is 6.5 km from Taormina while the breath-taking Alcantara River Park is a 20-minute drive away.

Rooms from $79

Tenuta di Fessina

Resort

Rated 9.5 in 13 reviews

Set in Castiglione di Sicilia, 30 km from Taormina Cable Car - Mazzaro Station, Tenuta di Fessina offers accommodation… See more

Set in Castiglione di Sicilia, 30 km from Taormina Cable Car - Mazzaro Station, Tenuta di Fessina offers accommodation with a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a garden and a terrace. Located around 32 km from Taormina Cable Car - Upper Station, the resort with free WiFi is also 16 km away from Gole dell'Alcantara. The property is non-smoking and is situated 31 km from Isola Bella.

The rooms in the resort are fitted with a coffee machine. The private bathroom is equipped with a bidet, free toiletries and a hairdryer. The units at Tenuta di Fessina feature air conditioning and a wardrobe.

Guests at the accommodation will be able to enjoy activities in and around Castiglione di Sicilia, like skiing.

Taormina - Giardini Naxos Train Station is 27 km from Tenuta di Fessina, while Taormina Cathedral is 33 km away. The nearest airport is Catania Fontanarossa Airport, 57 km from the resort.

Rooms from $671

Locanda Milia

Rated 9.7 in 225 reviews

Located in Ragalna, 27 km from Catania Piazza Duomo, Locanda Milia provides accommodation with a garden, free private… See more

Located in Ragalna, 27 km from Catania Piazza Duomo, Locanda Milia provides accommodation with a garden, free private parking, a terrace and a restaurant. 22 km from Etnaland Theme Park and 26 km from Stadio Angelo Massimino, the property features ski storage space, as well as a bar. The accommodation offers room service, a concierge service and organising tours for guests.

All units are equipped with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, minibar, a kettle, a shower, a hairdryer and a wardrobe. With a private bathroom equipped with a bidet and free toiletries, rooms at the hotel also provide guests with free WiFi, while selected rooms have a balcony. The units include a safety deposit box.

The area is popular for skiing and cycling, and bike hire is available at Locanda Milia.

Catania Amphitheatre is 26 km from the accommodation, while Villa Bellini is 26 km away. The nearest airport is Catania Fontanarossa, 31 km from Locanda Milia, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $233

Santoro Country House

Rated 9.2 in 131 reviews

Located in Castiglione di Sicilia, 30 km from Taormina Cable Car - Mazzaro Station, Santoro Country House provides… See more

Located in Castiglione di Sicilia, 30 km from Taormina Cable Car - Mazzaro Station, Santoro Country House provides accommodation with a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a garden and a terrace. With free WiFi, this 4-star hotel offers a concierge service and a tour desk. The property is non-smoking and is set 31 km from Isola Bella.

At the hotel, every room is equipped with a desk. Complete with a private bathroom equipped with a shower and free toiletries, all units at Santoro Country House have a flat-screen TV and air conditioning, and selected rooms include a balcony. The units include a safety deposit box.

Taormina Cable Car - Upper Station is 32 km from the accommodation, while Gole dell'Alcantara is 15 km away. The nearest airport is Catania Fontanarossa Airport, 58 km from Santoro Country House.

Rooms from $165

Dimora Cottanera

Resort

Rated 9.5 in 42 reviews

Located in Castiglione di Sicilia, 41 km from Taormina Cable Car - Mazzaro Station, Dimora Cottanera provides… See more

Located in Castiglione di Sicilia, 41 km from Taormina Cable Car - Mazzaro Station, Dimora Cottanera provides accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a fitness centre and a garden. Featuring a concierge service, this property also provides guests with a sun terrace. Guests can use the spa and wellness centre with a sauna, and hot tub, as well as a shared lounge.

All units in the resort are equipped with a coffee machine. Featuring a private bathroom with a bidet and a hairdryer, rooms at Dimora Cottanera also offer free WiFi, while selected rooms have a mountain view. At the accommodation each room includes bed linen and towels.

Guests at Dimora Cottanera will be able to enjoy activities in and around Castiglione di Sicilia, like skiing and cycling.

Isola Bella is 41 km from the resort, while Taormina Cable Car - Upper Station is 43 km away. The nearest airport is Catania Fontanarossa Airport, 68 km from Dimora Cottanera.

Rooms from $151

Grande Albergo Maugeri

Rated 9.1 in 623 reviews

Grande Albergo Maugeri is set in Acireale’s historical centre, a 5-minute walk from Acireale Cathedral. Its spacious… See more

Grande Albergo Maugeri is set in Acireale’s historical centre, a 5-minute walk from Acireale Cathedral. Its spacious rooms offer free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and an LCD TV.

The classically decorated rooms come with wooden floors, matching furniture and furnishings, and framed prints of modern paintings. The bathrooms are complete with free toiletries and large towels, and some include a hydromassage shower.

The totally renovated Albergo Maugeri offers elegant public areas, a chic bar, and a refined restaurant, the Opera Prima. A continental breakfast is served daily.

Guests can enjoy discounts at Il Faro Capomulini private beach, 6 km from the property.

The hotel is 19 km from the centre of Catania and a 30-minute drive from Fontanarossa Airport. The hotel has a small free parking on site. Car, bike, and motorcycle rental are also available.

Rooms from $88

B&B Blanc Maison Etna Relais & Charme

Bed & Breakfast

Rated 9.1 in 289 reviews

Set in Nicolosi, at the foot of Mount Etna, B&B Blanc Maison Etna Relais & Charme offers accommodation with free WiFi… See more

Set in Nicolosi, at the foot of Mount Etna, B&B Blanc Maison Etna Relais & Charme offers accommodation with free WiFi and an outdoor swimming pool.

The bed and breakfast offers a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with free toiletries, a hair dryer and bidet. Some units include a terrace and/or a balcony with mountain or pool views.

Breakfast is available every morning, and includes continental, buffet and vegetarian options.

Guests can relax in the garden at the property.

Sciovia Piccolo Rifugio - Montagnola Platter is 18 km from B&B Blanc Maison Etna. Catania Fontanarossa Airport is 20 km away.

Rooms from $128

Villa Neri Resort & Spa

Rated 8.8 in 192 reviews

Villa Neri Resort & Spa offers a free wellness centre with outdoor pool. Set just outside Linguaglossa, it is inside the… See more

Villa Neri Resort & Spa offers a free wellness centre with outdoor pool. Set just outside Linguaglossa, it is inside the Etna Regional Park.

At the Villa Neri wellness centre, you can relax in the sauna and Turkish bath. This 5-star hotel is 15 km from a partner private beach in Taormina, where guests can enjoy discounted rates on parasols, sun loungers and deck chairs.

Rooms are extra luxurious with top-quality furniture and marble and ceramic bathrooms. Each one is air conditioned and has either a patio or balcony with panoramic views. You will have free Wi-Fi, a laptop-sized safe, and a LED TV with free pay-per-view channels.

A continental breakfast is served each morning, while the hotel's restaurant, Dodici Fontane offers Sicilian cuisine.

Free parking is provided and the hotel is 10 minutes' drive from Il Picciolo Golf Club. The coastal town of Taormina, with its renowned beaches, is 20 km away.

Rooms from $392

Grand Hotel Faraglioni

Rated 8.7 in 554 reviews

Facing the beachfront, Grand Hotel Faraglioni offers 4-star accommodation in Acitrezza and has a shared lounge, terrace… See more

Facing the beachfront, Grand Hotel Faraglioni offers 4-star accommodation in Acitrezza and has a shared lounge, terrace and restaurant. Featuring a bar, the property is located within 500 metres of Acitrezza Beach. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi throughout the property.

At the hotel, rooms are equipped with a desk. Complete with a private bathroom fitted with a bidet and free toiletries, all rooms at Grand Hotel Faraglioni have a flat-screen TV and air conditioning, and some rooms include a balcony. All units have a safety deposit box.

Breakfast is available each morning, and includes buffet, à la carte and continental options.

The area is popular for cycling, and car hire is available at the accommodation.

Capo Mulini beach is 2.2 km from Grand Hotel Faraglioni, while Catania Piazza Duomo is 13 km from the property. The nearest airport is Catania Fontanarossa Airport, 17 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $114

Hotel Ristorante Paradise

Rated 8.7 in 563 reviews

Situated in Santa Maria di Licodia, 28 km from Catania Piazza Duomo, Hotel Ristorante Paradise features accommodation… See more

Situated in Santa Maria di Licodia, 28 km from Catania Piazza Duomo, Hotel Ristorante Paradise features accommodation with a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a garden and a shared lounge. Each accommodation at the 4-star hotel has mountain views, and guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and to a bar. The accommodation offers room service and free WiFi throughout the property.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a terrace and a private bathroom with a bidet. The rooms will provide guests with a fridge.

Hotel Ristorante Paradise offers an à la carte or continental breakfast.

The area is popular for skiing, and car hire is available at the accommodation.

Etnaland Theme Park is 16 km from Hotel Ristorante Paradise, while Stadio Angelo Massimino is 26 km from the property. The nearest airport is Catania Fontanarossa, 31 km from the hotel, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $106

Hotel Malavoglia

Rated 8.9 in 984 reviews

Right in the heart of the charming and picturesque town of Aci Trezza, just 40 metres from the sea, the hotel offers… See more

Right in the heart of the charming and picturesque town of Aci Trezza, just 40 metres from the sea, the hotel offers good facilities and comfortable accommodation at great rates.

The hotel is just a very short walk from the water and the town’s famous Isole Dei Ciclopi (or Islands of the Cyclops’). According to local legend, these 3 tall, column-shaped islands are the rocks which were thrown at Ulysses in The Odyssey.

With the Hotel Malavoglia as a comfortable base, you can enjoy the region’s great water sports facilities, including scuba diving schools, boat trips and fishing. Alternatively, you may prefer an excursion to Mount Etna to enjoy the stunning natural beauty and spectacular scenery of the mountains and the volcano itself.

Fully renovated, the hotel’s facilities include a meeting room with a capacity of 200 people.

Rooms from $103

Criu Boutique Hotel

Rated 9.8 in 274 reviews

Set in Nicolosi, 17 km from Catania Piazza Duomo, Criu Boutique Hotel offers accommodation with a garden, free private… See more

Set in Nicolosi, 17 km from Catania Piazza Duomo, Criu Boutique Hotel offers accommodation with a garden, free private parking, a shared lounge and a restaurant. Offering a bar, the property is located within 50 km of Taormina Cable Car - Mazzaro Station. The accommodation features evening entertainment and room service.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a kettle, a fridge, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a bidet. Free WiFi is available to all guests, while some rooms come with a terrace.

A buffet, continental or gluten-free breakfast can be enjoyed at the property.

Stadio Angelo Massimino is 15 km from Criu Boutique Hotel, while Catania Amphitheatre is 16 km away. The nearest airport is Catania Fontanarossa, 23 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $149